VIP Tasting of Vertical and Archived beers
This is a once in a lifetime tasting featuring a selection the most prized and award winning beers with brewer Paul Wright.
When: Friday, May 17, 2013, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Island Brewing Company, 5049 6th St., Carpinteria, CA
Age limit: 21+
Categories: Food & Drink
There will be two tasting selections to choose from.
Flight 1: $15
Bourbon Barrel Aged Big Island 2010, 2011, 2012.
2011 Bourbon Barrel-aged IPA
2011 Starry Night Stout
2012 Barrel Aged Kriek
First, we’ll be hosting a tasting of our Bourbon Barrel Aged IPA (GABF Gold Medal winner, 2011 and most recently rated one of the 186 Best Beers in the World in All About Beer, May 2013. We will also be opening the 2011 Starry Night Stout (GABF Gold Medal, winner, and World Beer Cup Gold Medal.) And we will also open a few of the remaining bottles of our 2013 Barrel Aged Kriek, a blend of two different ales aged in bourbon barrels for two and three years, with sour cherries added.
The second tasting will feature a vertical flight format. We’ll be opening each of the 2010, 2011, and 2012 editions of our Imperial Ale, the Bourbon Barrel Aged Big Island. Big hops, big alcohol, and the subtle aging process ensure a unique flavor profile for the lucky enough to sign up to this limited event. First come, first serve, limited.
Event posted May 13, 2013
Last updated May 13, 2013