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Barrel Aged Scotch Ales

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by Naterobsnyk4, Feb 27, 2013.

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  1. Naterobsnyk4

    Naterobsnyk4 Initiate (175) Jan 25, 2012 New York

    A buddy of mine's birthday is quickly approaching.

    I'm out in search of his favorite type of brew, a scotch ale, but more specifically something special and most likely barrel aged.

    I've got plenty of Backwoods so I'm looking for some other options, maybe something in a large format.

    Doesn't matter the distro as I'll trade for it if necessary.
     
  2. StuartCarter

    StuartCarter Initiate (0) Apr 25, 2006 Alabama

    Blue Pants Bourbon Barrel Aged Wee Heavy from Huntsville.
     
  3. Siggy125

    Siggy125 Devotee (453) Nov 10, 2006 California
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    Hoppin Frog Barrel Aged Outta Kilter. Pretty good stuff, but fairly limited
     
  4. mgbhoo

    mgbhoo Initiate (136) Dec 8, 2011 Virginia
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    MIA4IPA, sleepydave, tourdot and 4 others like this.
  5. pcerebral

    pcerebral Initiate (0) Apr 20, 2007 Missouri

    dmeadows and jaminjohnson like this.
  6. hornsup

    hornsup Disciple (324) Nov 29, 2012 Virginia
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    Cigar City BA Big Sound....cant beat it and shouldn't be hard to trade for as its sitting on the shelves in the brewery. Only issue is your wallet as they go for $20 a bomber
     
  7. HighWine

    HighWine Initiate (146) Dec 11, 2010 Illinois
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    Alesmith BA Wee Heavy would be a real treat. Cigar City Big Sound is a Scotch Ale aged in bourbon barrels and should be relatively easy toget. Dieu du Ciel makes a Scotch ale aged in maple syrup barrels.
     
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  8. ricochet173

    ricochet173 Initiate (184) Jul 6, 2011 Quebec (Canada)
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  9. Deltoro

    Deltoro Devotee (490) Sep 15, 2012 Florida
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    Sadly no more left at the brewery. Been gone for a few weeks now.
     
  10. hornsup

    hornsup Disciple (324) Nov 29, 2012 Virginia
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    Good news for the OP is that someone must have them!....It's worth it to trade for one IMO
     
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  11. Mediczod

    Mediczod Initiate (0) Aug 2, 2012 New York

    Innis & Gunn has some readily available barrel aged brews
     
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  12. HopsintheSack

    HopsintheSack Devotee (446) Apr 17, 2012 California
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    It's is a great beer that started life as a limited release, but yet sat on their shelves for awhile. Should be easy to get via trade.
     
  13. powz87

    powz87 Initiate (0) Jan 18, 2012 Illinois

    Flossmoor station Finlaggin was good. I think it was aged in Woodford reserve barrels.
     
  14. Savage1005

    Savage1005 Initiate (32) Feb 8, 2012 North Carolina

    olde hickory seven devils is one
     
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  15. corby112

    corby112 Poo-Bah (3,908) Nov 19, 2008 Pennsylvania
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    Do you know how many vintages have been released? I've tried 06 and 09.
     
  16. jtmartino

    jtmartino Initiate (0) Dec 11, 2010 California
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    Locally, Devil's Canyon brewed a BA version of their Full Boar Scotch Ale. It turned out to be infected, so the local tasting group dubbed it "Wild Boar."

    It's actually pretty tasty, and reminds me of Cuvee de Tomme from Lost Abbey. I could probably find a bottle if you were really interested.
     
  17. UCLABrewN84

    UCLABrewN84 Poo-Bah (12,188) Mar 18, 2010 California

  18. Thickfreakness

    Thickfreakness Initiate (0) Oct 2, 2010 New York

    Adirondack Jack Daniels Barrel Fat Scotsman
     
  19. warrenout330

    warrenout330 Initiate (0) Oct 19, 2012 Ohio

    I second the ba whiskey outta kilter...
     
  20. Snowrs

    Snowrs Initiate (0) Oct 10, 2009 Indiana
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    Schlafly makes a Singlemalt Scottish Ale which is aged in Glen Garoich barrels
     
  21. evilcatfish

    evilcatfish Defender (622) May 11, 2012 Missouri
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    I think this is the one on Shelves right now. Pretty good brew
     
  22. TheBeerAlmanac

    TheBeerAlmanac Savant (967) Mar 3, 2011 Kentucky
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    Sounds like you're pretty much set.
     
  23. wiscokid920

    wiscokid920 Initiate (0) Apr 27, 2011 Wisconsin

  24. beertasterb

    beertasterb Initiate (0) Mar 1, 2010 Michigan

    It's more of an english ale aged in scotch casks but ola dubh 30 is a fav of mine
     
  25. TRR

    TRR Initiate (0) Jan 19, 2013 Missouri

    Schlafly Single Malt Scotch Ale. Depending on location, would be an easy get.
     
  26. Handle

    Handle Initiate (145) Mar 16, 2009 North Carolina

    I came in to mention this one. I'm a big fan. I think it's still around Charlotte for around $7.99 a bomber or so.
     
  27. Stevedore

    Stevedore Poo-Bah (3,779) Nov 16, 2012 Wisconsin
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    Going to second/third/fourth the CCB BA Big Sound, great beer.
     
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