October Beer is a strong ale precursor to barley wine; traditionally brewed as a special beer on country estates, kept in barrels over winter estates and prized for its incredible depth of flavour. Boatrocker's interpretation, was brewed with a single hop single malt base and then aged it in Starward Whisky barrels for about 4 months. The beer is deep golden colour, with delicious malt, whisky and dried stone fruit notes on the aroma. The palate is full with rich caramel malts, a delicate touch of classic East Kent Goldings hop character and the barrels give lovely plum and wine tannic notes with hints of vanilla and marshmallow. It's come out at a big, yet easily hidden 9.4%. Dangerously drinkable, but a satisfying complexity.
BREWERY: Boatrocker Brewers & Distillers
STYLE: English Strong Ale
SIZE: 500ml Bottle
ORIGIN: Braeside, Victoria