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Ale

Barrel-Aged Barley Kolsch

Exclusively available on draft at Sierra Nevada taprooms.

The Details

An odd idea struck us one day… Why not take the refreshing qualities of a German-style Kolsch and scale it up for aging in bourbon barrels? It was an intriguing notion, so we brewed a Kolsch with 100% pilsner malt and turned it up to 11, or in this case, 11.7% ABV! The light malt body and clean flavor allow the oaky bourbon notes to shine and make this “kolschwein” dangerously drinkable.

11.7% Alcohol by Volume
21 Bitterness Units