Derivation is our series of Barrel-Aged Imperial Stouts in which we brew several recipes, age them in a variety of barrels and blend them before bottling to add depth and structure to this massive style of beer.
Blend: #6 | ABV: 15% | Release Date: 08/19/16
Blend #6 is a blend of Imperial Stouts that were aged in 8- and 12-year-old Bourbon Barrels for 16 to 28 months with Cinnamon Sticks, Cacao Nibs and Vanilla Beans.
Blend: #5 | ABV: 15% | Release Date: 03/30/16
Blend #5 is a blend of Imperial Stouts that were aged in 12 year old Rum Barrels for 17 months with Sump Colombian Coffee Beans and Ugandan Vanilla Beans.
Blend: #4 | ABV: 15% | Release Date: 12/04/15
Blend #4 is blend of an Oatmeal Imperial Stout that was aged in Willet 11 year old bourbon barrels for 22 months and a Munich Malt Imperial Stout that was aged in Elijah Craig 12 year old barrels for 18 months with Madagascar Vanilla Beans.
Blend: #3 | ABV: 14% | Release Date: 09/30/15
Blend #3 is an Imperial Stout brewed with a soft amount of rye in the malt bill and was then aged in hand-selected Willet 2 year Rye Whiskey Barrels for 12 months.
Blend: #2 | ABV: 15% | Release Date: 06/08/15
Blend #2 is a Wheated Imperial Stout aged in Weller 12 year Wheated Bourbon Barrels with Ugandan Vanilla Beans for 15 months.
Blend: #1 | ABV: 15% | Release Date: 06/08/15
Blend #1 is 25% Wheated and Smoked Imperial Stout aged in a Willet 11 year Bourbon Barrel, 25% Wheated Imperial Stout aged in a Maple Syrup Willet 9 year Bourbon Barrel and 50% Wheated Imperial Stout aged in Weller Wheated Bourbon Barrels. Barrel Aging ranged from 13 to 23 months.