Its one of the first Saturdays that we have nothing we have to do, so my wife and I are relaxing on the back deck. The moment just called for a beer, so I reached into the beer fridge to see what I could come up with. This is one of the big beers my friend Travis gave me from his vacation to Virginia Beach about a month ago. I’ve been wanting to try this one for a long time… ever since I homebrewed my own wood aged IPA. To be honest, mine wasn’t very good at first, but after a year or two of aging, it was great. The bottle says, “This special ale is a two-thread blend of young & wood aged Imperial IPA.” It has a bottled on date of 3/4/13.
Location: Poured into a Sam Adams perfect pint glass from at my home in Bloomington, IL.
Numbers: 10% ABV, 70 IBUs, ~320 Calories
Appearance & Aroma: It’s copper-orange in color and fairly hazy. It had a good sized, foamy white head, which fell to a thin layer at the top. It has a mix of citrus and woody aroma with hints of caramel and breadiness.
Taste & Feel: The body is… (More on Dogfish Head Craft Brewery – Burton Baton)