WeldWerks Brewing Co. Double Barrel 1910 Medianoche
What the brewers say
"For this year's iteration of Double Barrel 1910 Medianoche, we utilized the same double-barrel technique as our 2020 release, which was inspired by the process used by Old Forester® to create their 1910 bourbon, but with extended aging to unlock even more barrel complexity. After aging for 13 months in freshly emptied 6-11-year-old Kentucky bourbon barrels (heavy toast, light char), we finished this special batch of Medianoche in Old Forester 1910 casks (light toast, heavy char) for an additional 10 months. After more than 23 months combined between the two casks, Double Barrel 1910 Medianoche expresses notes of toasted marshmallows, English toffee, burnt caramel, vanilla, and sweet tobacco."
What our panel thought
“Intense barrel flavors—vanilla, coconut, cinnamon, with decadent fudge and upfront alcoholic sweetness. Compelling hints of almond, cherry. Barrel character really shines.”
What our editors thought
“The lowest bass notes—char, 85 percent dark chocolate, double espresso—rumble through the nose. In the sip, tactful roast polished to an obsidian sheen underpins burnt caramel layers. Fully committed.”