Odd Side Ales – Bourbon Maple Wishes and Pecan Dreams

Odd Side Ales Bourbon Maple Wishes and Pecan Dreams is a Barrel Aged Porter that weighs in at 11% ABV. This was part of their yearly black Friday release along with Rye Hipster Stout, Raisins Almonds and Figs Oh My!, and Big Kahuna, but enough was left over for a small amount to hit distribution. I haven’t had a barrel aged porter before, so I’m ready to jump in and get a taste of that maple, bourbon and pecan flavor!

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Roak Brewing – Bourbon Barrel Aged French Toast Devil Dog Review

Roak Brewing is back with it’s 3rd released iteration of their Devil Dog Oatmeal Stout. Following up on the French Toast Devil Dog, this time around it’s the Bourbon Barrel Aged French Toast Devil Dog (which is a mouthful). Today I’m going to be taking a comparison between the regular french toast devil dog and it’s bba version. How does this bourbon barrel aged french toast stout hold up? Which will come out on top? Watch!

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Bells – Barrel Aged Expedition Stout 2018

Bells Bourbon Barrel Aged Expedition stout, or BAE as it’s also known as, is the bourbon barrel aged version of their normal Expedition stout. The normal variety weighs in at just over 10%, and the bourbon barrel aged version bumps that heavyweight ABV to almost 13.5% – but, can a beer that’s already pretty good be enhanced by the BBA process? I take the challenge on today’s episode of Draft Therapy!

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Founders 2018 Barrel Aged Series in Review

Happy Thanksgiving everyone, hopefully you can get a break from the family and watch something you’re interested in – like videos about beer!  Know anyone in your family who likes beer too?  Watch this with them.  This is my end of year retrospective on Founders 2018 Barrel Aged Series. I cover the six beers of Founders Barrel-Aged series and pick my favorites and least favorites. The six beers in this series are Founders KBS, Founders Backwoods Bastard, Founders Dank Wood, Founders Barrel Runner, Founders Curmudgeon’s Better Half and Founders CBS.

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Saugatuck Brewing – 2018 Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Pumpkin Chai

Pumpkin beers seem to be a binary choice in the craft beer world – love them or hate them, there are few people that fall in between. I personally don’t mind them, as long as they’re done well. I figured as it was getting closer to Halloween, I should probably try my first pumpkin beer of the season, and what better way to start than with Saugatuck Brewing’s Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Pumpkin Chai, which is brand new for 2018. This is officially listed as 2018 Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Pumpkin Chai, which is another release in Saugatuck’s Bourbon Barrel Aged series, which joins prestigious company like Beam Me Up Stouty and BBA Neapolitan Milk Stout (which I NEED to get my hands on). So which side of the fence am I on with this Pumpkin Beer? Watch and find out!

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