Scotch Barrel aged Russian Imperial Stout
Equal parts beer, barrel, and spirit, Pugachev Scotch is not for the inexperienced. Left to its own devices for over a year, this Pugachev variant pulled everything it could from the low-peat Scotch whiskey barrel staves and emerged ready to make a statement. A beautifully smooth chocolate base sets the stage to showcase roasty stout, charred oak, and exquisite spirit.
Russian Imperial Stout
Stout. Oak. Scotch
Aged to Perfection
Our Spirit Aged Program
The process of creating barrel-aged beers is equal parts craftsmanship and science, an art that is both immensely time-consuming and intensely rewarding for us as brewers. We purchased our first barrel in 2010, a bourbon barrel, and it turned 53 gallons of Chocolate Porter into our first ever batch of Barrel Roll #1 – Immelmann. Spirit Barrel Aged beers are finished beers before they go into the barrel, and the goal is to extend and develop this finished beer through time in a spirit barrel, with the final result being an incredibly decadent, sweet, high-abv beer fit for a special occasion.