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Victory Red Thunder: A Release to be Enjoyed

Victory Red Thunder: A Release to be Enjoyed

Editor’s Note: This is another of what we hope are many contributions from our readers. These guest posts come from our friends, followers, and fellow beer geeks who have something they want to share. If you’ve attended a great event, tasted a rare beer, want to give your favorite brewery some love, or share anything else beer related feel free to send us an email at thebeercircle@gmail.com and let us know! I have never been all that into Porters, … Read entire article »

Filed under: Baltic Porter, Beer, Beer Release, Breweries, Victory Brewing Co.

Nørrebro Bryghus Seven Bordeaux Barrel

Nørrebro Bryghus Seven Bordeaux Barrel

Have you ever wondered what it’d be like for a group of superstars to come together and collaborate to put out a release? In the music scene, this is called a supergroup, popularized by the bands Cream, Temple of the Dog, The Dead Weather, and Chickenfoot. But in 2008, seven Danish breweries put their heads together and combined their own individual recipes to create a massive imperial stout. After brewing, Seven Bordeaux Barrel was put … Read entire article »

Filed under: Barrel Aged, Beer, Bordeaux, Imperial Stout, Nørrebro Bryghus, Reviews

Firestone Walker 14th Anniversary Ale

Firestone Walker 14th Anniversary Ale

Each year, Firestone Walker releases an anniversary beer that celebrates both their brewing techniques as well as their wine and barrel-aging programs. Their 14th Anniversary Ale marries six different beers that are each aged in varying types of barrels, ranging from wine to brandy to bourbon. Here’s what Firestone Walker has to say about this beer and the specific proportions: The Goal: To create complexity centering on oak, in a multitude of forms, by brewing high … Read entire article »

Filed under: American Strong Ale, Beer, Bourbon, Brandy, Firestone Walker, Wine