Skeleton key 2018 (Coffee variant)
SPICED IMPERIAL STOUT AGED IN RUM BARRELS AND CONDITIONED ON COFFEE
Released annually, Skeleton Key is our rum barrel aged imperial stout, spiced with a mélange of ginger, all spice, black pepper, cardamom, cinnamon, star anise, nutmeg, juniper berries, and vanilla. Because we do our best to be multi-faceted (in life, and in brewing) we upped the ante with this 2018 version and pulled off enough beer on blending day to make 2 additional variants. Must I remind you what the spice of life is?
What it smells and tastes like: We take the already delicious barrel aged spiced stout, and then circulate it through Propeller coffee beans for a smooth, cold brew effect. The result is a unique paradise for anyone who relies on the mood-booster of a morning coffee. If you have doubts about this pairing, there may not be hope for you.