Barrel Aged Barley-wine

“Too much going on to understand.”  That’s about all I could manage to write about my first pint of this barrel aged Katastrophic Humiliation.  I didn’t think it could get better; this was outstanding.  All the barley-wine characteristics are present - caramel, dark fruit, alcohol -  and enhanced by bourbon.

Tasting Notes: Katastrophic Humiliation

These notes will be in media res, unedited, rough drafts.  They happened at the tapping party, with friends, in the crowd.  For those who don't know, Kingman's local brewery, Black Bridge, entered several beers earlier this year in the Arizona Strong Beer Festival. The gold medal went to Katastrophic Humiliation, a barley-wine style ale made…

Wicked Poison

Another two offerings from Black Bridge Brewery. This was an older photo on my iPhone; I'm not positive which two beers these are, but I'm guessing it is Wicked Poison and Locomotive Stout. Loco is one of my favorites. It's not too heavy, just the right amount of roasted barley edge, not an overly moussey…