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New Holland Beer Barrel BourbonNew Holland Beer Barrel Bourbon
Country: USA
Region: Michigan


Many craft brewer’s will attest that whiskey barrels make great beer, and New Holland's Dragon’s Milk, a stout aged in bourbon barrels, is a delicious example. But their new Beer Barrel Bourbon seeks to demonstrate that the opposite is also true; beer barrels make remarkable whiskey.

Beer Barrel Bourbon is first aged in new American oak barrels for several years, before a three month beer-y slumber in used Dragon's Milk Barrels. The beer-barrel aging lends biscuity notes and a smooth malt character to the robust whiskey tones of toffee and caramel. The end result is certainly still Bourbon, but with a round richness sure to please even the most jaded whiskey connoisseur.