Terrapin Brewing (Athens, GA) travelled to Jura, Switzerland in February to collaborate with Brasserie Franches Montagnes. (Actually, they were already on a European beer tour.) In the cold of winter, the two breweries created a rye based barleywine.
The barleywine – “Spike & Jerome’s Ale” is actually derived from 20% rye, 80% malted barley. Currently aging in rum barrels in Switzerland. The beer will be imported by B. United mid June for tapping by the end of June. bottles Mid-July.
Availability: 330ml swing top bottles BFM bottles (July). Draft (Late June). Limited to 20 kegs, 300 cases of bottles.
Other Terrapin News:
- Reunion Beer 2011 with Shmaltz Brewing will be brewed in July
- 4th Edition of Left Hand/Terrapin Midnight Project will be brewed this July also in Athens, GA. No style decided yet.
- Side Project #16 – Flux Capacitor slated for winter 2011. A strong ale. Target ABV 12.1% ABV (1.21 gigawatts!) 88.8 IBUs (Miles an hour!) and full of Biff “Tannins”
- SP# 15 “Indiana Krunkles” is doing very well, on shelves and in bars now.