Barrel Aged Imperial Ginger Porter | 8.0% ABV | Availability: Limited
Mesozoic was our first barrel aged experiment. We started by taking 'Cenozoic', our Imperial Ginger Porter and parking it in a barrel that once held Bourbon Whiskey and then 'Allagash Curieux'. We let the beer sit in there for 6 months, taking on the charcoal and oak flavors from the barrel, and mingling with whatever yeasts were living in the staves. The ginger notes are made a bit more subtle with the addition of the barrel character, but the familiar 'Cenozoic' flavor is definitely present.