Oh, happy day! Phillips Brewing & Malting has announced that they are bringing back a blast from the past: the Trainwreck barley wine. This one has not been available in bombers for a few years now, but was available in the annual Snowcase pack. I still have a couple that have been aging for a few years. 🙂
This year’s version has been barrel aged in French and American oak. Luckily enough, I have Thursday off so you can bet I’ll be at that tasting!
Trainwreck Oak Aged Barley Wine – 10% – 650mL
November 7th, 2016: As your numbed fingers and toes can attest, it’s barley wine season! To celebrate, Trainwreck is once again rolling down the tracks to your local liquor store. Our 10% behemoth is carefully oak aged with French and American oak, stoking this brew full of rich malt flavours and hints of toasted caramel. The mild carbonation of this barley wine allows the silky sweet flavour profile to settle on the palate and linger a little longer on the finish. Trainwreck should be enjoyed at (8C), but at 10% ABV be careful not to derail your caboose.
Trainwreck Oak-Aged Barley Wine is released in a 650mL bottle and available from finer private beer stores for a limited time only.
If you’d like to sample Trainwreck on draft, we are hosting a special tasting at the brewery this Thursday November 10th from 4-6pm.