Tag Archives: bourbon barrel aged

Bell’s Bourbon Barrel-Aged Expedition Stout 2017 – Beer Review

Some of my friends in my beer circles claim I loved this beer before I even tried it. They allege my love affair with the “normal” Expedition stout and hoarding of it (113 beers aging in the cellar from 2013) is proof of my inherent bias. I’m not fit, they say, to critically judge this masterpiece and should recuse myself from judging this fine elixir. Not true not true.  I love this beer.  This beer is another data point to prove that a good beer,…

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New Holland Dragon's Milk Bourbon Barrel Stout

New Holland Brewing Dragon’s Milk Bourbon Barrel Stout

First brewed in 2001, New Holland Brewing describes Dragon’s Milk Bourbon Barrel Stout as, “A stout with roasty malt character intermingled with deep vanilla tones, all dancing in an oak bath.” Sometimes flowery descriptions provided by breweries fail to materialize once one sips the beer, but not Dragon’s Milk. Although all beer ratings are subjective, most rate Dragon’s Milk highly, with good reason. Dragons may breathe fire, but the immense salvation provided by the mere sight of this delicious beer will douse any flame. ABV:…

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2016 KBS – First Impressions of Kentucky Breakfast Stout

Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) Beer Review – First Impressions of Kentucky Breakfast Stout 2016 I have made no bones about the use of beer mules to help me get my hands on beers across the country. My favorite is Loman, a sixty-something non-drinker that travels the country non-stop for his job. One thing I neglected to mention about Loman is where he hangs his hat; right outside of Grand Rapids, MI Aka Beer City USA Aka home of Founders Brewing Company. Did I also mention…

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