Episode 477 – Barrel-Aged Triptych
This year marks the tenth anniversary of Savoy, Illinois’ Triptych Brewing and their creative, artfully-crafted brews, and we’re toasting to them with four of their barrel-aged beers. We went into this one expecting quality beers, but the results far exceed what we could’ve imagined – and should have every Chicago big beer lover driving south for these specialty releases. Plus we’re reaching alcohol-by-volume heights we hardly ever see, so we’re soaring by rankings time. Also, Craig’s only green t-shirt gets him into trouble, Ryan reaps what he sows re:BCBS, and we get a little sad thinking about a lonely whale.
ABV Chicago Episode 477 – Barrel-Aged Triptych
Batch 969 [collaboration w/ Foreign Exchange] (Barleywine aged in Amburana and bourbon barrels)
AJ’s Stout Vol. 2  (Blended barrel-aged imperial stout)
Dearest Anna (Barrel-aged imperial stout w/ Intelligentsia coffee and Tahitian vanilla)
52.5 Hz (Bourbon barrel-aged stout w/ pistachios and Ugandan vanilla beans)