Double Bastard in the Rye

Region: California and/ or Virginia Brewery: Arrogant Brewing Release: 2016 Beer: Double Bastard in the Rye Style: Bourbon barrel aged ale Alcohol by Volume (ABV): 13.5% IBU: N/A The Barrel Cellar Score: 5 Points Review Date: February 2019 Availability: Special release Brewer notes: This beer is a close relative of southern charred: Double Bastard Ale’s bourbon barrel bolstered incarnation.  This one is just as mind…

2018 Abyss Release

Region: Bend, Oregon Brewery: Deschutes Release: 2018 Beer: Abyss Style: American Imperial Stout Alcohol by Volume (ABV): 11.2% IBU: 74 The Barrel Cellar Score: 5 Points Review Date: January 2019 Availability: Special Release every Nov/Dec Brewer notes: Barrel Aging (50%) 12 months in bourbon, new Oregon oak barrels, wine Assessment: The name Abyss must be a nod to both its color and depth of complexity. It pours…