Skull & Crossbarrels: Double Barrel Flanders Red Ale

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Introducing our exceptional Double Barrel-Aged Flanders Style Red Ale, a true testament to the art of craftsmanship. This extraordinary ale begins its journey in Cutwater Bourbon barrels and then gracefully transitions into Cutwater Rum barrels, resulting in a truly transcendent flavor experience. With an ABV of 10%, this beer is a bold and captivating delight.

In the glass, this Double Barrel-Aged Flanders Style Red Ale boasts a deep, mahogany hue, radiating warmth and inviting anticipation. Its velvety off-white head sits atop the liquid, creating a beautiful contrast that captures the eye.

As the aromas envelop your senses, you are greeted by an intricate tapestry of enticing scents. The initial wave reveals the sweet and toasty presence of bourbon, with hints of caramel, oak, and vanilla intertwining harmoniously. Soon after, the rum-infused layers emerge, adding a delightful tropical nuance, accented by notes of molasses and a touch of exotic spices.

With the first sip, your taste buds embark on a remarkable flavor voyage. The foundation of rich caramel malts and dark fruits provides a sumptuous canvas for the barrels’ influence to shine. The bourbon barrel aging imparts deep, luscious flavors of toasted oak, charred caramel, and a gentle warmth, while the rum barrel aging contributes a delightful complexity of coconut, molasses, and a subtle island spice.

At 10% ABV, this ale offers a generous body and a velvety-smooth mouthfeel. The carbonation dances gently on the tongue, allowing the intricate flavors to unfold in a symphony of taste. Each sip reveals a delightful interplay between the two barrels, with the bourbon’s sweet richness harmonizing perfectly with the rum’s tropical flair.

As the beer concludes its journey, the finish lingers gracefully, leaving a pleasant and slightly dry sensation. The memory of the double barrel aging remains, inviting you to contemplate the layers of flavor that have delighted your senses.

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