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Barrel Aged Series

  • Barrel Aged Series
  • 100.0% ABV

Experimentation. Ales and lagers that defy styles or categories. This is what we are about: our driving force, our passion. To further facilitate this innovative spirit, we’ve developed our Barrel-Aged Series where anything, and we mean ANYTHING, goes! Brewed for those as adventurous as we are!

Availability

  • When they are ready!
  • 12 oz Bottle

The Lineup

All of Our Barrel Aged Beers in One Spot

  • No. 47

    Amicitia

    Cabernet Sauvigon barrel-aged Sour

    ​We are bound by barrels from a fortuitous friendship, our avant-garde aging, and the essence of grapes and grain inside.

    • 1482
      Cases
    • 8.2%
      ABV
    • 9/21/17
      Bottled
  • No. 46

    Promiscuus

    Madeira and port wine barrel-aged sour.

    ​A blended barrel-aged sour. This blend was aged in a combination of Port and Madeira barrels.

    • 80
      Cases
    • 8.7%
      ABV
    • 8/16/17
      Bottled
  • No. 45

    Nuttiest Professor

    Bourbon Barrel-Aged Peanut Stout

    ​This creamy and colossal peanut stout is nuts. But, our resident archaeologist, historian, brewer, and professor...he's really nuts. Mad peanut science.

    • 1680
      Cases
    • 15.2%
      ABV
    • 6/19/17
      Bottled
  • No. 44

    Islay

    A roasty stout aged in old Scotch barrels for 4 months

    ​A roasty stout aged in old Scotch barrels for 4 months

    • 127
      Cases
    • 10.4%
      ABV
    • 4/17/17
      Bottled
  • No. 43

    Tequilacerbus

    Ale aged in Suerte tequila barrels

    ​Tart and citrusy with lots of tequila character. Aged for several months in Suerte's Añejo and Reposado barrels

    • 1276
      Cases
    • 7.3%
      ABV
    • 3/17/17
      Bottled
  • No. 42

    Nox Reposado

    Dark sour ale aged in Suerte tequila barrels

    ​Dark sour ale with notes of smoke and Sweet Tarts. Aged in Suerte's añejo tequila barrels

    • 149
      Cases
    • 6.9%
      ABV
    • 2/10/17
      Bottled
  • No. 41

    Dui Cochi

    Bourbon barrel-aged Coconut Porter with pumpkin and spices added.

    ​It didn't help Magellean, but this is our gift to you!

    • 239
      Cases
    • 18.6%
      ABV
    • 10/31/16
      Bottled
  • No. 40

    Scarlata Cucumis

    Ale aged in oak barrels with cucumber and hibiscus added

    ​What do you get when you blend a cucumber, oak barrels and tropical flowers? Other than a night you soon won't forget you'll get this vibrant sour ale that tickles your senses and puckers your flavor hole with a tart and crisp finish.

    • 254
      Cases
    • 5.4%
      ABV
    • 9/22/16
      Bottled
  • No. 39

    L'Eighyore

    Ale aged in rum barrels and dry-hopped

    ​No 39. No, you’re not God’s gift to brewing. What’s that, Mumbleigh? Breaking down the universe in mumbleverse. Thank goodness your head is so damn thick. There’s no future in the mohawk. Here’s to day 233!

    • 246
      Cases
    • 9.9%
      ABV
    • 8/30/16
      Bottled
  • No. 38

    Certatio Equestris

    Ale Aged in Bourbon Barrels with Spearmint Added

    ​“A mint julep is not the product of a formula — it is ceremony, and must be performed by a gentleman possessing a true sense of artistic, a deep reverence for the ingredients, and a proper appreciation of the occasion. It is a rite that must not be entrusted to a novice, a statistician, nor a Yankee.” – Henry Clay | Dang it! We were in there till the Yankee caveat. Pucker up, Buttercup!

    • 1396
      Cases
    • 8.9%
      ABV
    • 6/13/16
      Bottled
  • No. 37

    Xolotl

    Stout Aged in Bourbon Barrels with Cacao Nibs, Vanilla Beans, Chiles and Cinnamon Added

    ​We’ve been thinking long and hard about one of our all-time favorites and how to put our personal lil twist on it. Or is this a big twist? Hmmm. We’ll have to think, and drink, on that one.

    • 780
      Cases
    • 13.7%
      ABV
    • 5/19/16
      Bottled
  • No. 36

    Callipygian

    Stout aged in Bourbon barrels with coffee, cocoa, cocoa nibs, and vanilla beans added

    ​She was twerking well before the word was in our vernacular. A true trailblazer. A mover and a shaker of monumental proportions. Our muse and inspiration for this full-bodied, bodacious, and well-rounded stout. You know we love big stouts and we cannot lie!

    • 1174
      Cases
    • 17.4%
      ABV
    • 4/25/16
      Bottled
  • No. 35

    Expletus

    Ale Aged in Tequila Barrels with Cherries Added

    ​Sometimes you set off on a journey with a destination in mind, but you find what you were seeking many miles before.

    • 1219
      Cases
    • 5.9%
      ABV
    • 3/10/16
      Bottled
  • No. 34

    Old Perseverance

    Ale aged in Bourbon barrels with maple syrup and dark muscovado sugar added

    ​“Continuous effort — not strength or intelligence — is the key to unlocking our potential.” - Winston Churchill

    • 783
      Cases
    • 18.5%
      ABV
    • 3/3/16
      Bottled
  • No. 33

    Lunctis Viribus

    50% ale aged in Tequila barrels, 50% ale aged in Cabernet Sauvignon barrels

    ​An unusual and unlikely combination of barrels and flavors, yet entirely delicious. Ah, the oft times surprising enterprise called blending. Together we are strong!

    • 1124
      Cases
    • 5.4%
      ABV
    • 2/12/16
      Bottled
  • No. 32

    Double D's

    Ale aged in Bourbon barrels with Ginger added

    ​Yes, even lab geeks of the ginger variety can be creative.

    • 633
      Cases
    • 10.3%
      ABV
    • 12/17/15
      Bottled
  • No. 31

    Fiel al Estilo

    Ale brewed with Agave Syrup aged in Tequila Barrels with Chile Peppers Added

    ​Yeah it is! ¿Cómo? Seriously, in our new brewery there are no limits to what we can create. And styles? Just words. Hay que beberla, mis amigos. Just drink.

    • 485
      Cases
    • 9.9%
      ABV
    • 12/17/15
      Bottled
  • No. 30

    Vallum

    Ale brewed with Cabernet Franc grape must and Aged in Cabernet Sauvignon barrels

    ​Yet another 100% spontaneous fermentation! The wild yeast living on the grape skins once again did all the heavy lifting. Now do a 12 oz curl into your favorite fancy drinking glass. Sip. Repeat. Feel the burn.

    • 197
      Cases
    • 6.9%
      ABV
    • 9/10/15
      Bottled
  • No. 29

    III Dolia

    44% ale aged in Madeira barrels, 31% ale aged in Cabernet Sauvignon barrels & 25% ale aged in Carcavalos barrels

    ​No 29 is a Byzantine and beautiful blend from the rarest and most expensive barrels we’ve ever filled. And worth every damn penny.

    • 241
      Cases
    • 7.2%
      ABV
    • 6/25/15
      Bottled
  • No. 28

    Fortuna

    Ale aged in Tequila barrels with lime zest and salt added

    ​As luck would have it, our amigos at Suerte dig our brews as much as we do their tequila. They graciously provided their finest barrels. We filled them and created sour, salty, and citric awesomeness.

    • 1297
      Cases
    • 8.1%
      ABV
    • 4/17/15
      Bottled
  • No. 27

    Insula multos Collibus

    Ale aged in Bourbon barrels with cherries added

    ​A zymurgical ode to one of the classic - and one of our favorite - cocktails. Fancy a guess?

    • 1308
      Cases
    • 9.7%
      ABV
    • 4/16/15
      Bottled
  • No. 26

    Tectum et Elix

    Ale aged in Cabernet Sauvignon barrels

    ​Conceived in the alley. Born under a roof on Nautilus. Where "drain" isn't just a noun but finally, once again, a verb as well. FINALLY!

    • 908
      Cases
    • 5.5%
      ABV
    • 4/16/15
      Bottled
  • No. 25

    Einzigartig

    Ale brewed with Riesling grape must and aged in neutral Cabernet Sauvignon barrels

    ​Our Liebe for grapes in beer-making continues!

    • 188
      Cases
    • 10.13%
      ABV
    • 10/15/14
      Bottled
  • No. 24

    Spontanea

    Ale brewed with Cabernet Sauvignon grape must and aged in Cabernet Sauvignon barrels

    ​We gave our yeast a vacation. The critters on the skins of the grapes did all the work on this beauty! 100% spontaneous fermentation!

    • 165
      Cases
    • 9.58%
      ABV
    • 10/15/14
      Bottled
  • No. 23

    Antonius' Carmen

    Ale aged in Madeira barrels

    ​For Dad. And his love of silly songs and sayings.

    • 291
      Cases
    • 7.43%
      ABV
    • 10/14/14
      Bottled
  • No. 22

    5 Monks

    Ale aged in Bourbon barrels

    ​So yeah, it's MUCH bigger and bolder than a quad. But the term 'sextupel' seems inappropriate alongside a congregation of monks- so quintupel it is!

    • 874
      Cases
    • 19.39%
      ABV
    • 7/17/14
      Bottled
  • No. 21

    Black Eye

    Stout aged in rum barrels

    ​If at first you don't succeed, try, try again, matey!!

    • 424
      Cases
    • 18.82%
      ABV
    • 6/27/14
      Bottled
  • No. 20

    Obscuro & Nimbosus

    Ale aged in rum barrels with ginger and key lime added

    ​For Edward Bulwer-Lytton. And Snoopy. Especially Snoopy. Oh, and a certain fabled rum distillery in Bermuda!! Thanks dudes!! A brilliant tropical sour aged in 'the' appropriate rum barrels for a more authentic experience.

    • 284
      Cases
    • 8.11%
      ABV
    • 5/30/14
      Bottled
  • No. 19

    Rufus Corvus

    85% ale aged in Cabernet Sauvignon barrels, 9% ale aged in Chardonnay barrels, 6% ale aged in Zinfandel barrels

    ​An artful and massively acidic blend of two major projects and further enhanced with several orphan barrels from the corners of our barrel aging cellar. All ale involved was barrel aged for a minimum of 8 months and a maximum of 24 months. Pucker, up, buttercup!

    • 858
      Cases
    • 8.24%
      ABV
    • 4/11/14
      Bottled
  • No. 18

    Opuntia

    Ale aged in tequila barrels with prickly pear added

    ​Really? A sour ale with a dose of prickly pears and patiently matured in first use small batch tequila barrels for 9 months? Damn straight. Damn good!

    • 263
      Cases
    • 6.65%
      ABV
    • 2/19/14
      Bottled
  • No. 17

    Thensaurum

    Ale aged in rum barrels

    ​No map required. Here it is, matey. A treasure trove of exotic flavors unearthed from a year-long burial in exquisite first use rum barrels. Arrrr you ready for the pucker?

    • 276
      Cases
    • 10.89%
      ABV
    • 8/15/13
      Bottled
  • No. 16

    Ross's's' Melange

    Ale brewed with chardonnay grape must and aged in chardonnay barrels

    ​And we quote: "Ugghhh….You think you're having a bad day, try having a bad life! The ocean is so boring you might as well be looking at the sky. All three of my bikes are at the brewery and I haven't had water in three days. The best thing about being a pessimist is getting to prove an optimist wrong. Life will be easier when I'm dead. Dude. Drink this. Cheer up.

    • 147
      Cases
    • 11.04%
      ABV
    • 6/4/13
      Bottled
  • No. 15

    Momi Hiwa

    Ale with coconut and aged in rum barrels

    ​Much like a certain fabled two-piece candy bar of our youth; rich, dark chocolate notes accented with aromatic toasted coconut. What would add depth and character to this already delicious combo, we wondered? The answer is time (6 months) well spent in the very best rum barrels available.

    • 283
      Cases
    • 17.09%
      ABV
    • 6/4/13
      Bottled
  • No. 14

    Volunt Plus Erat

    Ale brewed with Cabernet Franc grape must and aged in neutral Zinfandel barrels

    ​And by complete coincidence, aged to perfection for 14 months in neutral Zinfandel barrels! The time necessary for our culture of lactobacillus and pediococcus to fulfill their portion of the workload -- to create massive amounts of lactic acid and subtler amounts of acetic acid to interplay with the fruity Cabernet Franc grape must.

    • 78
      Cases
    • 10.43%
      ABV
    • 5/2/13
      Bottled
  • No. 13

    Odio Equum

    Ale brewed with red raspberries and aged in Cabernet Sauvignon barrels

    ​Such a strong and ugly word, but unfortunately true. Our vintner friend just doesn’t appreciate the depth and character of the aromas and flavors that Brettanomyces creates like we do. Like you do. But the dude has some seriously fine Cabernet Sauvignon barrels that he shared with us to help create this wondrous sour ale. Our lucky #13 in this series. Aged for 12 months in Cabernet Sauvignon barrels.

    • 465
      Cases
    • 7.89%
      ABV
    • 9/14/12
      Bottled
  • No. 12

    Oud Floris

    67% ale aged in Cabernet Sauvignon barrels, 17% ale aged in Bourbon barrels, 8% ale aged in Rum barrels & 8% ale aged in Chardonnay barrels

    ​Dank u wel for all the help, Gast! It’s been very relevant! An expansive Flanders-esque blend as complex, assertive, and infectious as its namesake – although quite a bit more acidic and less injury prone. Proost!

    • 252
      Cases
    • 9.39%
      ABV
    • 6/14/12
      Bottled
  • No. 11

    Récolte Sauvage

    Ale brewed with Cabernet Sauvignon grape must aged in Cabernet Sauvignon barrels

    ​Ah, the wonders of nature! Wild yeast spontaneously flourishing upon the freshly harvested Cabernet Sauvignon grape skins begat this sanguine and abstruse beauty. Aged for 14 months in Cabernet Sauvignon barrels.

    • 128
      Cases
    • 8.58%
      ABV
    • 11/10/11
      Bottled
  • No. 10

    Muscat d'Amour

    Ale brewed with Muscat Blanc grape must aged in Chardonnay barrels

    ​A lovely amalgamation, awash with the delicate expressions and subtle nuances of soft malt, ripe Muscat Blanc grapes and savory Brett. Aged for 14 months in Chardonnay barrels.

    • 188
      Cases
    • 8.82%
      ABV
    • 11/10/11
      Bottled
  • No. 9

    Immitis

    Ale aged in Zinfandel barrels

    ​Mercilessly and cruelly sour. A superb blend from 11 of our finest first use Zinfandel barrels. So yes, expect loads of barrel character to compliment the malt and acidity.

    • 198
      Cases
    • 9.87%
      ABV
    • 8/17/11
      Bottled
  • No. 8

    Meretrix

    Ale brewed with sour cherries and aged in cabernet sauvignon barrels

    ​She's patiently awaited you for two years. Aging gracefully in beautiful Cabernet Sauvignon barrels and accompanied by sour cherries, your Meretrix is now eager to serve.

    • 83
      Cases
    • 9.97%
      ABV
    • 6/3/11
      Bottled
  • No. 7

    Dihos Dactylion

    Ale aged in Cabernet Sauvignon barrels

    ​Mumbles. Squints. Tie-dye V-necks. Popped collars. Moccasins. Marlin Shorts. Vermont. Was a butcher, then a brewer, now a quitter. We'll miss you, man!

    • 248
      Cases
    • 10.74%
      ABV
    • 1/28/11
      Bottled
  • No. 6

    Margarete

    Stout brewed with sour cherries and aged in bourbon barrels

    ​Margarete, the object of wanton desire, is a seductive stout transformed by sour cherries and 11 months internment in bourbon barrels into a devilish union of decadent fragrances and flavors.

    • 89
      Cases
    • 15.43%
      ABV
    • 1/8/11
      Bottled
  • No. 5

    Quinquepartite

    37% ale aged in Cabernet Sauvignon barrels, 25% ale aged in Chardonnay barrels, 21% ale aged in Port barrels, & 17% ale aged in Zinfandel barrels

    ​Noticing that our private cellar bottle stock of sour ale was fast dwindling, we decided to blend a very small batch from five of our finest barrels to produce this, No. 5 in our Barrel-Aged Series.

    • 97
      Cases
    • 9.91%
      ABV
    • 5/6/10
      Bottled
  • No. 4

    Dépuceleuse

    Ale brewed with sour cherries and aged in Zinfandel barrels. 100% brettanomyces fermentation.

    ​Yep, we love bretts! Savor the funk intertwined with pungent sour cherries and delicate aromas of aged wood and gentle spice from the zinfandel barrel maturation.

    • 463
      Cases
    • 9.59%
      ABV
    • 3/31/10
      Bottled
  • No. 3

    Black Tot

    Stout aged in Rum barrels

    ​Swabbies, what could be better than yer daily rats o' thick, chewy, and robust Imperial Oatmeal Stout? What say you, mateys? Aye, throw it in yer beloved empty rum barrels for aging! To our sweethearts and wives, may they never meet! Huzzah!

    • 315
      Cases
    • 10.08%
      ABV
    • 1/13/10
      Bottled
  • No. 2

    Sui Generis

    A blend of ales from 39% Cabernet Sauvignon barrels, 35% Chardonnay barrels, 13% Port barrels, & 13% Bourbon barrels

    ​Sui Generis is a truly unique ale fermented with brettanomyces, lactobacillus, and pediococcus. It is aged and artfully blended from several types of barrels yielding a beautifully intricate sour ale.

    • 128
      Cases
    • 10.65%
      ABV
    • 9/18/09
      Bottled
  • No. 1

    Brabant

    Aged for 8 months in Zinfandel barrels

    ​Brabant is a luscious dark ale fermented with two strains of wild yeast (Brettanomyces) then aged for 8 months in Zinfandel barrels. We hope you enjoy sifting through the vast layers of complexity in this mysterious ale.

    • 624
      Cases
    • 8.6%
      ABV
    • 1/28/09
      Bottled