20 Nov 2019

Kev’s Korner- Chessie Barleywine

Barleywine has long been one of my favorite styles of beer – The flavor, the malt, the hops (especially in American ones) and of course the alcohol. A well-made barleywine is a thing of beauty. It warms the body as it dulls the mind. Its flavor pours from your glass as it warms, making it […]

23 Nov 2015

Notes On Our 2nd Anniversary (2014) Barrel-Aged Chessie

Notes On Our 2nd Anniversary (2014) Barrel-Aged Chessie

Our 2nd Anniversary (2014) Bourbon Barrel-Aged Chessie, The Legendary Barleywine Nose: Sweet Cherries, plums, light bourbon, vanilla, brown sugar, leather Appearance: slightly murky orangish-Amber with a small thin that lingers, great lacing Flavor: Brown sugar, Vanilla, some alcohol, hint of piney hops warming This year’s BA Chessie is something special. We used 12 year old […]