Following the news last week that COAST would be bottling this year’s vintage of its barrel-aged Blackbeerd imperial stout this week comes the news that bottles of the beer will be released beginning this week.
Early Tuesday, COAST announced bombers of this year’s BA Blackbeerd will be available for purchase at the brewery beginning Thursday, December 5. This year’s release was aged in the same Blanton’s bourbon barrels as the 2012 vintage, giving the beer a more oaky characteristic in contrast to the bourbon-forward release last year. A total of 90 cases were bottled, with 20 sent to stores and 70 available at the brewery. As usual, the bottles at $15 each, and there is no purchase limit other than the legal limit of 288 oz. per person.