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What are in these barrels?

Discussion in 'New England' started by mountsnow1010, Jan 17, 2013.

  1. mountsnow1010

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    Barrel Aged Heady Topper.



    wut
     
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    Luscious in a Pappy barrel for 14 months.
     
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    The rumor is...this is shit I'll never drink.

    I haven't been blessed to have HT yet, so why do I care?
     
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    Any particular reason for the hostility?

    Don't care? Move on. Others probably do care.
     
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    Agreed - and besides....it's not that hard to obtain anyway
     
  8. fujindemon74

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    Calm down.
    It wasn't hostility.
    It was fact.
     
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  9. Auror

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    You did call something you don't know "shit"
     
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    You're reading that literally.
    I suppose I could have used the word "stuff", but I didn't.

    And there's no sarcasm there.
    I can't believe I actually need to say that.

    There's good shit & bad shit.
    I'm sure it's good shit I'll never have the chance to drink.
     
  11. jbeezification

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    As a Texan I should not worry, as a beer trader who possibly has some vacation time coming this year, I am a little excited to find out. WHATS IN THE BARRELS???
     
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    Hardywood had something similar on Facebook earlier: a couple brewers loading up some Maker's Mark barrels with an unknown beer
     
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    The question says "Where in the world is this Alchemist symbol????"

    Doesn't mean it has anything to do with HT, but i hope it does? Maybe. Idk what i want, just more HT. It's good.
     
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    Gaurding Liquid heaven!
     
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    maybe put up the actual pic. for the 2.5 of us members that don't use twitter?
     
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    Here ya go.
    http://imgur.com/M6BV1
     
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    thanks. looking at the barrels, unless they've been sanded down, they look like plain oak or maybe once housed something other than whiskey. jmho
     
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    I heard it's the base Heady recipe with the hop additions significantly reduced, aged in pink chardonnay barrels.

    (I heard that from my cat, but still, I'm pretty sure I heard him say it)
     
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    The barrel with the logo on it was made in France. Does that mean it is wine and not bourbon or whiskey? Isn't there some thing about American oak and whiskey and bourbon?
     
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    Wine barrel aged Celia.
     
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    Dear god I hope not, although they do look like wine barrels....
     
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    I'd be down for more Petit Mutant.
     
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    Wow, that escalated quickly...
     
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    This.

    Based on the barrel markings (Alchemist symbol aside), I'd say that barrel sits (or at least was filled) at 56, rue Gheude, 1070 Brussels.

    For those of you to whom that doesn't ring a bell, that's Brasserie Cantillon.

    The code would indicate that it's Lambic, batch 14 from the 2012-2013 brewing season.

    -Kevin.
     
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    fearnought, there are comparable IPA's that are easier to get (and therefore lower rated). This being one:
    http://beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/2743/22505

    Though I wonder what is in those barrels as well.
     
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    They're Cantillon barrels. And no, there isn't Heady in that barrel.
     
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    They're Cantillon barrels. And no, there isn't Heady in that barrel either. Exhibit B:
    [​IMG]
     
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    Cantillon Barrels @Alchemist? I'm highly digging the potential for this mysterious brew. Talk about mind numbing
     
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    Kimmich made a Belgium trip this summer/fall. Maybe he helped out with a little of the brewing over there? Alternatively, maybe Jean just liked the Alchemist logo and had him paint it on a barrel. Stranger things have happened.
     
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