Thirsty Thursday | Beer Review | Coconut Snowed In

Oatmeal Stout aged in Bourbon Barrels – Copper Kettle Brewing 


Snowed In from Copper Kettle Brewing is a tradition. Every year when the leaves fall and the first flakes begin to hit the ground you know something special is breaking out of its Bourbon Barrel. The OG beer is a must have and if you can (meaning you have the patience) enjoy a vertical – it is an awesome experience. But for now – let’s focus on the tropical twist on a winter beer – Coconut (seemingly this year’s favorite adjunct) Snowed In.

Visual: Dark – rich brown with minimal head.

Aroma: Your nose is immediately hit with the coconut and then the Bourbon announces its presence. The best description is that it smells like an adult Mounds bar.

Taste: The first flavor to hit your tongue is the coconut followed immediately by the toasty almost roasty Bourbon flavor. The base beer comes out more as the beer warms up a bit allowing the creaminess of the oatmeal stout to shine. The coconut and the Bourbon begin to meld together as you make your way through the bottle – it will warm you up on a chilly night.

ABV: 12.8%

Overall Beer Rating:     8.5 spades out of 10 

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