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FiftyFifty Barrel-Aged Stout


Brewed by FiftyFifty Brewing Company
Truckee, California USA
Style: Imperial Stout | Ratings: 3 | Special Seasonal | Alcohol: 9.5%
We took our Imperial Stout and put it into 12 bourbon barrels to age for 6 months. 8 of those barrels aged in the cooler, and the end result was named “Eclipse”, and put both on draft and into 22oz bottles . The remaining 4 barrels were aged at room temperature, and though excellent, was not quite the same as Eclipse. We didn’t want to confuse people or brands, so we simply called that beer “Barrel-Aged Stout” and only serve it in draft at the brewpub. It is 9.5% ABV.

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