This Belgian-style dark ale was brewed in July, 2010 and transferred several weeks later into freshly drained Port barrels. For the next 11 months the beer worked in and out of the French oak barrels as the temperature in the brewery fluctuated with the seasons. In June 2011 they bottled the beer and put it aside to allow the flavors of the wood and the beer to marry and mellow. The result is spicy-sweet with hints of raisin and caramel that mingle with the dark fruit notes and oak from the barrels.
Style: Belgian Strong Dark Ale
Ratings: BeerAdvocate 88, RateBeer 98