City Department Distillery in Kentucky, in celebration of Bourbon Heritage Month, has launched a restricted version maple barrel stout completed bourbon.
The brand new City Department Maple Barrel Stout Completed Bourbon, in accordance these behind it, has been completed in freshly decanted Kentucky Maple Barrel Stout beer barrels so as to add flavors of the beer alongside conventional flavors of bourbon. To perform this, the distillery first “acquired freshly decanted ex-bourbon barrels that beforehand held Michigan maple syrup barrels to create the beloved Kentucky Maple Barrel Stout (12% abv). Kentucky Maple Barrel Stout is a daring imperial stout brewed with brown sugar for an additional kick. With flavors of roasted malt and cocoa, this brew was aged for 18 months in freshly decanted maple syrup bourbon barrels.
“Second, whereas freshly decanted from the beer, these barrels have been rolled over to the distillery and crammed with City Department Kentucky Straight Bourbon to relaxation for over a yr of ending.”
The ultimate expression, in accordance with official tasting notes, “evokes flavors from the beer and bourbon. With mixed taste profiles you get hints of oak, caramel, brown sugar, and cherry meet daring flavors of roasted malt, cocoa, and maple syrup.”
City Department Maple Barrel Stout Completed Bourbon, bottled at 94 proof, is out there nationwide for round $70 per 750 ml bottle. 6,000 bottles are being launched.
City Department, for these unfamiliar with it, is a part of the Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co. area.