2016 Stout Spectacular – Kicks Off Thursday, January 21st

VeryMadCow_thumbIt’s time to get out of the house!!!  The 2016 Stout Spectacular will kick-off on Thursday, January 21st and this year we will feature 30 +/- amazing stouts & porters including those listed below.  We will tap 13 at a time so come early and often as the event will be on-going over the next few weeks until supplies run out.  

Barrel Aged Stouts & Porters
2010 Bourbon County Brand Stout bottles (12) $20

Breckenridge Twenty Five, Denver, CO, 6oz, 9.8% – An imperial vanilla porter aged in rum barrels. Glass 5

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

 Central Waters 2014 Brewer’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

Off Color Dino S’mores, Chicago, IL, 12oz, 10.7% – An imperial stout brewed with Graham flour, marshmallows, molasses and vanilla beans with cocoa nibs added. Glass 8.50 / 8oz 6

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

Revolution Bean Gene, Chicago, IL, 6oz, 8% – Bourbon barrel aged Eugene Porter with Dark Matter coffee. Glass 6.50

 Revolution Deth’s Tar, Chicago, IL, 6oz, 11.4% – A Russian imperial oatmeal stout aged in Heaven Hill and Old Forester Barrels with a rich silky mouthfeel and deep, complex malt flavors and aromas reminiscent of dark baker’s chocolate, fresh brewed coffee and caramel candy. Glass 6.50

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

Revolution Very Mad Cow, Chicago, IL, 6oz, 9.7% – A dark and creamy milk stout aged in Woodford Reserve bourbon barrels. Glass 6.50

 Tallgrass Bourbon Barrel Buffalo Sweat, Manhattan, KS, 6oz, 5.8% – Bourbon barrel aged oatmeal cream stout with notes of chocolate and espresso. Glass 6

 Tighthead Chocolate Malty Balls, Mundelien, IL, 6oz, 9% – A Russian imperial stout brewed with chocolate malt and aged 10 months in Buffalo Trace bourbon barrels. Glass 5

 Stouts & Porters
 5 Rabbit Chocofrut Pina, Bedford Park, IL, 12oz, 7.1% – A stout that melds chocolatey dark-roasted malts with guava and pineapple juice. Glass 8.50 / 8oz 6

Bell’s 30th Anniversary, Kalamazoo, MI, 6oz, 11% – A big, strong roasty imperial stout with flavors of dark chocolate and fruit brewed to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Bell’s brewery in 2015. Glass 4.50

 Bell’s Cherry Stout, Kalamazoo, MI, 12oz, 7% – An American Stout brewed with tart cherries from Michigan that serve as counterpoint to chocolate notes from the malt bill. Glass 6.50 / 8oz 4.50

 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

  Evil Twin Soft DK, 6oz, 10.4% – A thick, creamy, vanillalicious imperial stout. Glass 5

 Flying Dog Gonzo Imperial Porter Nitro, Frederick, MD, 12oz, 9.2% – An imperial porter with notes of roasted chocolate, coffee, and vanilla. 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

 Half Acre Chocolate Camaro, Chicago, IL, 12oz, 6% – A chocolate milk stout brewed with coco nibs and lactose. Glass 7.50 / 8oz 5.25

 Half Acre Malibu, Chicago, IL, 12oz, 5.9% – An American stout featuring the Galaxy hop. Glass 5 / 8oz 3.50

 Southern Tier Choklat, Lakewood, NY, 12oz, 10% – An imperial stout brewed with chocolate with notes of sweet caramel, vanilla, dark cherries and a taste of bittersweet chocolate. This beer has been maturing in our cooler for over 1 year. Glass 8.50 / 8oz 6

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

 Southern Tier Crème Brulee, Lakewood, NY, 12oz, 9.5% – An Imperial Milk Stout, nicely sweet and balanced, rich and milky with a nose of Crème Brulee and a flavor of caramelized sugar, vanilla and custard. Glass 8.50 / 8oz 6

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

 Southern Tier Warlock, Lakewood, NY, 12oz, 8.6% – An Imperial stout brewed with pumpkins with a flavor of pumpkin pie laced with coffee and dark chocolate and a smooth, velvety mouth-feel that finishes slightly sweet. Glass 7 / 8oz 5

 Stone 2015 Imperial Russian Stout, Escondido, CA, 6oz, 10.6% – A Russian imperial stout with notes of chocolate, coffee, black currants, anise and roastiness. Glass 4.50

 Tyranena Carnal Knowledge Double Oatmeal Stout, Lake Mills, WI, 12oz, 8.5% – As silky double oatmeal stout with notes of caramel, chocolate and coffee. Glass 7.50 / 8oz 5.25

 Urban Legend Coffee Cold War, Lemont, IL, 6oz, 12% – A limited release Russian imperial stout with coffee added. Glass 7