ABV: 10.8 IBU: 45
High Water BA Campfire Stout
What the brewers say
“Barrel aged Campfire Stout is here! Aged for 9 months in Heaven Hill, Wild Turkey, and Four Roses bourbon barrels, it was blended just a couple weeks ago. Now it’s bottled, kegged and ready to be enjoyed.”
What our panel thought
Aroma: “Graham crackers, vanilla, balanced bourbon, citrus, and alcohol.”
Flavor: “The molasses and the unique malt sweetness dominate, but are coupled with this dark umami richness that approaches soy sauce, but still stays a healthy distance from that fate. The bourbon barrel contributes to the heat, but also rounds all the flavors together while adding a nice toasted almond and vanilla note that helps compliment the molassess.”
Overall: “A deeply rich beer that provides a bit of a challenge to decipher but offers some nice discoveries all the way.”
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