I won’t lie here. This was fricken’ delicious. The ale has sat in its various locations for the past few years.
Can you say cellar-ed?
It was bottled on January 8 of 2014. The climate and conditions of the store I got it from were ideal for the cellaring method of aging beers. It was a strong taste and I’m not disappointed in the purchase!
How’d it taste?
Oak wood. That’s the strongest flavor I took away from it. The barley used also lends an intense taste, too. The unintentional cellaring helped with that certainly, I’m sure.
Intense, thick, and flavor all the way through.
Fantastic! It smelled great. I asked my significant other what he thought of it. He said gnarly. But his taste isn’t as refined, either. So there’s that.
Awesome is all I can say. If you find yourself in a Schnucks grocery store in northern Illinois, pick one up!