Brewer's Notes

This is not a Russian Imperial Stout; it’s actually an Irish Export Stout which features dark malts, but no roasted barley and less bittering hops overall. The result is a powerful expression of malt flavors ranging from honeycomb to espresso and bittersweet cocoa. The yeast profile is lightly fruity and warming from the substantial alcohol. With a full year of maturation time in premium bourbon barrels, everything has mellowed and integrated together nicely. The bourbon (which was 6-12 years old) imparts its own characteristics of cherry fruit, toasted coconut, vanilla, and tobacco.

  • Style: Bourbon Barrel-Aged Imperial Irish Export Stout
  • ABV: 10%
  • IBU: 40
  • SRM: 40
Malts: Patagonia Extra Dark, Carafa III, Chocolate Rye, Special B, Caramel Steam, Flaked Oats, Flaked Barley
Hops: Mt. Hood
Packaging: Draft Only
Available: Limited Release

Behind The Name

That’s no moon… It’s a fully operational bourbon Barrel-aged imperial stout! We took our Deep Tectonic Imperial Irish Export Stout and laid it away in bourbon barrels for a full 12 months, and then nitrogenated it to create tiny cascading bubbles of creamy goodness. It’s an older beer, sir, but it checks out.

Starkiller Bourbon Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout
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