Tndeer Logo

Page all of 2 12>
Topic Options
#3690797 - 06/13/14 04:54 PM Craft beer fans
moondawg
16 Point


Registered: 06/19/02
Posts: 19460
Loc: Millington, TN

Offline
Check out beers from Innis & Gunn. It is a Scottish beer. They store their beers in oak barrels. Some whisky distiller wanted some beer infused barrels for an experiment. Instead of throwing the beer out when finished, it was consumed. Beer with an oak flavor.

You can only find it at liquor stores, as it has a higher alcohol content (6.6 %) compared to standard beers.

I kinda like it. \:\)


Edited by moondawg (06/13/14 04:56 PM)
_________________________
Don't look down, BE down!--Turkeyburd (Prevous 2012)

Top
#3690818 - 06/13/14 05:25 PM Re: Craft beer fans [Re: moondawg]
switchbacker
8 Point


Registered: 09/26/10
Posts: 1420
Loc: knoxville

Offline
june 21 is the brew fest in Knoxville if you could make it, pretty good event
_________________________
SI VIS PACEM, PARA BELLUM
decide what to be and go be it

Top
#3690825 - 06/13/14 05:50 PM Re: Craft beer fans [Re: switchbacker]
BamaProud
12 Point


Registered: 04/03/11
Posts: 7326
Loc: Shelby County, TN

Offline
I've oaked a homebrew. Its more commonly done with wines but is gaining popularity in beers. The main problem is time. Oaking takes at least a month.
_________________________
Save the Little ones for the Little Ones.
Wine-Down Brewing and Winemaking

Top
#3690909 - 06/13/14 08:28 PM Re: Craft beer fans [Re: BamaProud]
Happy Birthday Vermin93
12 Point


Registered: 12/11/10
Posts: 6400
Loc: Dallas, TX & Signal Mtn, TN

Offline
What type of beers are best suited for oaking?
_________________________
"Florida State blew the coverage and they got rewarded for it. Coach Brian Kelly

Top
#3690980 - 06/13/14 10:16 PM Re: Craft beer fans [Re: Vermin93]
Kimber45 Moderator
Peace Maker
16 Point


Registered: 07/10/08
Posts: 18625
Loc: Close to Jackson, TN

Offline


Good stuff!
_________________________
Patriotism is not short, frenzied outbursts of emotion, but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime.

Top
#3690985 - 06/13/14 10:21 PM Re: Craft beer fans [Re: Kimber45]
moondawg
16 Point


Registered: 06/19/02
Posts: 19460
Loc: Millington, TN

Offline
Kimber45, I had those two just last week. Except I had the regular Oak aged beer, not the rum aged.

The Chocolate Stout was pretty good. Of course the Innis & Gunn was good, too.
_________________________
Don't look down, BE down!--Turkeyburd (Prevous 2012)

Top
#3690991 - 06/13/14 10:39 PM Re: Craft beer fans [Re: moondawg]
chunkandwind
8 Point


Registered: 08/20/08
Posts: 1745
Loc: mckenzie,tn

Offline
Never had the oak aged beer but that Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout is really good.
_________________________
Μολων λαβε
National Rifle Association
Tennessee Firearms Association


Keep calm and brew beer.
Grow Organic! I can show you how.

Top
#3692020 - 06/16/14 07:56 AM Re: Craft beer fans [Re: chunkandwind]
BSK
Jerkasourous of the non-typical kind
Non-Typical


Registered: 03/11/99
Posts: 65979
Loc: Nashville, TN

Offline
Whiskey barrel aged beers are all the rage right now. I went to the introduction party for Blackstone's new whiskey barrel aged high-grav stout. Not bad, but to be honest, most of these brews go too heavy on the whiskey. If I wanted that much whiskey flavor, I would have downed a shot of whiskey.

For homebrewers, most are using whiskey soaked oak chips in their fermentation process to get the flavor. I've had some decent homebrews made using that process.
_________________________
"Know where you stand, and stand there" --Jesuit Father Daniel Berrigan

"There is no reasoning someone out of a position he has not reasoned himself into." --Clive James

Top
#3692022 - 06/16/14 08:00 AM Re: Craft beer fans [Re: Kimber45]
BSK
Jerkasourous of the non-typical kind
Non-Typical


Registered: 03/11/99
Posts: 65979
Loc: Nashville, TN

Offline
 Originally Posted By: Kimber45


Good stuff!


I live me some sweet stouts! I like chocolate, vanilla, and milk stouts.

I haven't tried the Brooklyn Brewing Chocolate Stout, but I will. Normally I'm not a big fan of their beers, but you never know. My favorite chocolate beer is Boulder Brewing's Boulder Shake Chocolate Porter.
_________________________
"Know where you stand, and stand there" --Jesuit Father Daniel Berrigan

"There is no reasoning someone out of a position he has not reasoned himself into." --Clive James

Top
#3692036 - 06/16/14 08:30 AM Re: Craft beer fans [Re: BSK]
jb3
10 Point


Registered: 02/23/09
Posts: 4285
Loc: Burns, TN

Offline
Typically if I buy a beer that's been aged in whiskey barrels I will buy the single large bottle. Some are better than others.
Top
#3692040 - 06/16/14 08:42 AM Re: Craft beer fans [Re: jb3]
Dan24
8 Point


Registered: 09/04/13
Posts: 1205
Loc: Spring Hill, TN. Williamson C...

Offline
ill give it a shot.
_________________________
"The task ahead of you, is never as great as the power behind you!"

Top
#3692083 - 06/16/14 09:53 AM Re: Craft beer fans [Re: switchbacker]
moondawg
16 Point


Registered: 06/19/02
Posts: 19460
Loc: Millington, TN

Offline
 Originally Posted By: switchbacker
june 21 is the brew fest in Knoxville if you could make it, pretty good event


I wish. Just not in the cards this time.
_________________________
Don't look down, BE down!--Turkeyburd (Prevous 2012)

Top
#3692086 - 06/16/14 09:55 AM Re: Craft beer fans [Re: BSK]
moondawg
16 Point


Registered: 06/19/02
Posts: 19460
Loc: Millington, TN

Offline
 Originally Posted By: BSK
Whiskey barrel aged beers are all the rage right now. I went to the introduction party for Blackstone's new whiskey barrel aged high-grav stout. Not bad, but to be honest, most of these brews go too heavy on the whiskey. If I wanted that much whiskey flavor, I would have downed a shot of whiskey.

For homebrewers, most are using whiskey soaked oak chips in their fermentation process to get the flavor. I've had some decent homebrews made using that process.


Hmm. Haven't those yet. I'm sure it's good, beer with a hint of whiskey. But like you, if it's overkill on the whiskey, I'd just as soon drink whiskey.
_________________________
Don't look down, BE down!--Turkeyburd (Prevous 2012)

Top
Page all of 2 12>


Moderator:  RUGER, Unicam, gtk, Tennessee Todd, Lakeland Charlie, Cuttin Caller, CBU93, stretch, TurkeyBurd, MAN, Bobby G, Kimber45, Crappie Luck 
Hop to:
Top Posters
4106599
RUGER
88400
Deer Assassin
65979
BSK
62020
Crappie Luck
51392
spitndrum
Newest Members
yarddawg54, schiesser, bigdoc, Bggamehunter, willy2763
13605 Registered Users
Who's Online
5 registered (bigbuck2012, EJ1, wireman, Polar Kraft, bluball) and 83 anonymous users online.
Forum Stats
13605 Members
43 Forums
100233 Topics
1180122 Posts

Max Online: 788 @ 11/11/13 08:06 PM
Moon Phase
CURRENT MOON
December
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31
Forum Donations
The TnDeer.Com Deer Talk Forum is for Tennessee Deer Hunters by Tennessee Deer Hunters. If you enjoy using our Talk Forum and would like to contribute to help in it's up-keep. Just submit your contribution by clicking on the DONATE button below and paying with PayPal or a major credit card. Any amount is much appreciated. Thanks for your support!

TN Burn Safe

Generated in 0.008 seconds in which 0.001 seconds were spent on a total of 14 queries. Zlib compression enabled.