Virgil's Reserve

Colorado
United States
Judges Ratings 
1 Review
94
Aroma:
22 / 24
Flavor:
38 / 40
Appearance:
6 / 6
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20
Description 

Virgil's Reserve is a barrel aged version of our 3rd Ring Belgian Strong Ale that we release in limited supply in May of each year. We age the 3rd Ring in Cabernet barrels for ~1 year. This imparts a slight red wine aroma and acidity to the beer with minimal oak flavor, although some oak flavor can be noticed.

Profile

ABV: 
10.5%
IBUs: 
21
Judges Review 
Judges Rating:
94
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
38 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10

This beer is a barrel aged version of their Third Ring Belgian Strong Ale that is aged in Cabernet Sauvignon wine barrels for a year.  The aroma is an abundance of cherry, red grape, and prune fruit paired with vanilla and toasted oak; a light bready malt compliments the fruit and wood while a...

Brewery Introduction

Our beers are true to the style…for the most part. All of our beers are approachable. After all, if you don’t want to drink them, we shouldn’t be making them.

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