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Dioscorides

Rye Whiskey Barrel-aged Imperial Stout

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Pedanius Dioscorides (40 AD – 90 AD) was an Ancient Greek physician and botanist. His work,De materia medica was the leading literature in pharmacological studies for over 1,500 years.

We brewed this Imperial Stout with black caraway seeds before aging it in rye whiskey barrels.

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ABV

Alcohol by volume is a standard measure of how much alcohol is contained in a given volume of an alcoholic beverage.

SRM

Standard Reference Method is the color system used by brewers to specify finished beer and malt color.

IBU

International Bitterness Units scale (0-100) is a gauge of beer's bitterness.

OG

Original Gravity is a measure of the solids content originally in the wort, before alcoholic fermentation has commenced to produce the beer.

ABV

12.1%

SRM

40

IBU

27

OG

29.1

Dioscorides

Tasting Notes

Aromas of dark chocolate, plums and molasses are complemented by herbaceous spiciness of caraway seeds. Flavors of licorice, treacle and light smokiness are rounded out by vanilla and woody notes from rye whiskey barrels, adding an additional alcohol spiciness and lively texture on the palate

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