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Cognac Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout

After a long primary fermentation we put this big imperial stout into cognac barrels, and let it hibernate for a year. The beer emerged velvety and rich, upgraded by our brewers this year to have a slightly lighter body and more pronounced barrel and cognac character. Higher in alcohol than 2013’s version.

ABV: 12.2%

What it smells and tastes like: Aromas of cognac, and oak, with rich notes of milk chocolate, espresso, and molasses on the palate. A soft sweetness balances the boozy elements, and at 12.2% it’s one to enjoy most responsibly!