Barley Johns Rosies Raspberry Aged Old Ale

Formerly brewed at Barley Johns Brew Pub
New Brighton, Minnesota USA
14.5% Fruit Beer | 23 Ratings | Special Release |
This version of our Rosie’s Old Ale was aged for one year on a Raspberry liqueur we made by fermenting raspberries with brettanomyces. We only made 16 gallons of this and will be serving a limited quantity at the 2008 Winterfest - the rest will be on tap for our à la carte Valentines Day dinner. A smooth and subtle addition to our triple fermented Wild Brunette aged on third use Bourbon barrels for two years.

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Aroma is one of beer's most complex features. Aroma is propelled by lively CO2 and dampened by pillowy heads - especially nitrogen foam.

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