This American Barleywine Ale is as bold and daring as you would expect. It pours a dark ruby-brown with an off-white head and displays a complex mouthful that hints of caramel-toffee flavors accentuated by a strong bitter caress. This ale gets better with age and is good up to a year or more.
JOHN BARLEYCORN MUST DIE!
The Legend of John Barleycorn is a metaphor for the life cycle of the much loved cereal grain, barley. Sown, grown, and reaped then germinated and roasted alive to become malt. John Barleycorn reincarnates one last time as beer only to be consumed once again by the mobs responsible since his creation. Raise a glass and drink in his effigy. “Then let us toast John Barleycorn, each man a glass in hand; and may his great posterity ne’er fail in old Scotland!”
Sometimes life can get a little weird, and we’re forced to dance with experiences just outside of our comfort zones. It’s those times that we ponder throwing caution to the wind and embracing such things most often referred to as absurd, if even for but a brief moment of time.See how we make our beer