Bourbon Barrel-Aged Salted Caramel Stout
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A Note on This Beer
When you combine an ice cream recipe from Portland’s famous Salt & Straw, Breakside Brewery’s GABF award-winning expertise, and a year in Heaven Hill Bourbon barrels, something magical happens: Bourbon Barrel-Aged Salted Caramel Stout.
This 10.1% ABV dessert behemoth is a luscious mélange of salted caramel, vanilla, and toasted whiskey-soaked oak -- like an adults-only ice cream sundae. Additions of real caramel and sea salt punctuate the Stout’s rich chocolatey base, highlighting the full impact of Heaven Hill barrels’ brown sugar and toffee brittle notes. This rich flavor medley has captivated more than 2,300 fans on Untappd who rate it a 4.04, eliciting all kinds of dessert-inspired pleasure:
- @Brian F. -- “Wow. Not overly sweet, great caramel and sea-salt notes. Goes great with cookies.”
- @Kona M. -- “Omg. This is a caramel macchiato in beer. Wow!”
- @Dr B. -- “Hoochie Mama! This is great dessert.”
One of Breakside’s coveted seasonal releases, Bourbon Barrel-Aged Salted Caramel Stout is a surefire winner for dessert devils everywhere. Next time you’re looking for ice creamy decadence, skip that monstrous line at the ice cream parlor and grab a bottle of this 10.1% ABV treat.
Rated 4.05 on BeerAdvocate; 4.04 on Untappd