2014 Stickee Monkee (Firestone Walker Brewing Company)

Beer in my Belly

Style: American Quad aged in Oak Barrels

13.4% ABV

20 IBU’s

OG: 30.17

67.5 SRM

Fermentation: Lucha Libre

From: Paso Robles, CA

Brewery’s Note; “A Belgian Quad by recipe, but aging it in spirits barrels garners its own category: Central Coast Quad.  A beer formulated to sit on the sweeter and malty side so that we could utilize it for blending.  Turbinado brown sugar from Mexico and Belgian candi sugar add wonderful molasses flavors.  It has a full body and lush texture with barrel expression all over this beer: toasted oak, coconut, leather and cigar tobacco.”

The beer pours a deep, rich mahogany/maroon color, like dark maple syrup. It forms a tiny head of light khaki bubbles. Without light, the beer appears opaque, but when held before the light, it is quite clear and clean of particles, while giving off a black ruby coloring. When splashed against the sides of the…

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