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Valley Brew WildCat Bourbon Barrel Sour Stout


Formerly brewed at Valley Brewing Company
Stockton, California USA
Style: Sour/Wild Ale | Ratings: 38 | Special Seasonal | Alcohol: 8%
Our Black Cat Oatmeal Stout aged 6 months in a Jim Beam Bourbon barrel with Organic Rainforest Coffee Beans added for the final 2 months. To top thing off the barrel was dosed with a small amount of Lacto,Brett and a few other sour bugs to add a wild side to the beer. Intense aromas of chipotle peppers and roasted coffee fill the nose. The flavors is big sour with lots of stout notes hidden in the mix.

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