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The Smiling Nut

Rye Whiskey Barrel-aged Imperial Stout With Pistachios and Vanilla

Did you know?

This beer celebrates the noble pistachio, or “smiling nut” in Iran, by combining its earthy flavor with the sweetness of vanilla and the spiciness of a formidable Imperial Stout.

Brewed and released for Tampa Bay Beer Week 2019.

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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

14.6%

SRM

39

IBU

66

OG

30

The Smiling Nut

Tasting Notes

Dark chocolate, whiskey and raisin pudding all vie for attention on the nose of this unique barrel-aged creation. The flavor of this beer can only be described as a heaping pile of pistachio and chocolate ice cream paired with a fine neat glass of rye whiskey, with the beer providing chocolate, the barrels imparting rye whiskey notes, the vanilla adding sweetness and the pistachios adding distinct flavors of pistachios.

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