2016 Stout Spectacular – final tapping

big hugsToday we begin the end of our long journey as we are tapping the final barrel of the 30+ barrels lovingly collected for the 2016 Stout Spectacular. From here on out, as we transition into the Spring, the list of stouts will become smaller ๐Ÿ™ Here’s the final list, hope you can join us for the last hurrah!!!!

Cahoots Barrel Aged No Sโ€™mores, Oak Park, IL, 6oz, 10% – A sweet imperial stout, aged in Buffalo Trace barrels, brewed with vanilla beans and a single malt scotch infusion. Glass 6.50

Central Waters 2014 Brewerโ€™s Reserve Barrel Aged Stout, Amherst, WI, 6oz, 9.5% – A bourbon barrel aged imperial stout. Glass 5

Hammerheart Olaf the Stout, Lino Lakes, MN, 6oz, 9.5% – An imperial rye stout hopped with cascade and aged in oak. Glass 4.50

Revolution 2014 Mean Gene, Chicago, IL, 6oz, 8.5% – Eugene porter aged 8 months in Woodford Reserve barrels. Glass 6.50

Tyranena Carnal Knowledge in The Wood, Lake Mills, WI, 6 oz, 8.5% – A silky double oatmeal stout aged in rye whiskey barrels. Glass 4.50

Alesmith Speedway Stout, San Diego, CA, 12oz, 12% – An Imperial Stout brewed with coffee with notes of chocolate, roasted malt, dark fruit, toffee and caramel. Glass 9 / 8oz 6.50

Bells 2014 Expedition Stout, Kalamazoo, MI, 12oz, 10.5% – A Russian Imperial Stout with a huge malt body and a heady blend of chocolate, dark fruits, and other aromas. Glass 7.50 / 8oz 5.25

Half Acre Big Hugs, Chicago, IL, 12oz, 10% – An Imperial Stout with pronounced coffee, chocolate and vanilla flavors. Glass 7.50 / 8oz 5.25b

Penrose Vanilla Bean Spectral, Geneva, IL, 12oz, 9.4% – An imperial stout brewed with Belgian yeast and vanilla beans with notes of chocolate and espresso. Glass 6.50 / 8oz 4.50

Pollyanna Nitro Vanilla Bean Eleanor, Lemont, IL, 12oz, 6.8% – A robust American porter brewed with vanilla beans. Glass 5.50 / 8oz 3.75

Southern Tier Choklat Oranj, Lakewood, NY, 12oz, 10% – An imperial stout brewed with chocolate and orange peel. Glass 8.50 / 8oz 6

Southern Tier Mokah, Lakewood, NY, 12oz, 11.2% – An imperial blended coffee/chocolate stout with a nose of rich coffee, chocolate and toasty malts and a flavor that follows. Glass 8.50 / 8oz 6

Stone Chai-Spiced 2015 Imperial Russian Stout, Escondido, CA, 12oz, 10.6% – Aโ€one-time only beerโ€ brewed with spices to emulate the aroma and taste of chai tea. Glass 9 / 8oz 6.50