Who was the 1st to put a beer in a bourbon barrel?

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by dogfishandi, Jan 28, 2013.

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  1. Tashbrew

    Tashbrew Initiate (0) Dec 29, 2007 California

    You are right...more of a place to drink than do that much barrel aging... Used to go to CBS meetings down there.
     
  2. ezperkins2

    ezperkins2 Aspirant (298) Jan 3, 2011 California
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    I was always under the impression that BCBS was thew first widely known beer that was going into Barrels in this country and Cuvee de Tomme was the second. Reading this thread it appears that Sam Adams is in the mix as well. Dr. Bill mentions this topic in an old episode of NBT. IT is around the 10 min mark.

     
  3. jesskidden

    jesskidden Meyvn (1,162) Aug 10, 2005 New Jersey
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    The first bottled vintage of Samuel Adams Triple Bock was released in 1994 and the SA website even says first First Brewed: 1994 which would still work, since they claim only that it was aged in the barrels for "several months" and IIRC it came out near the end of the year.
     
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