Hoppin’ Frog Barrel Aged Frosted Frog (Vintage 2011)

Hoppin Frog Barrel Aged Frosted frog Christmas AleFrom Hoppin’ Frog – This is a very special Christmas beer, with a lively 8.6% abv and a great oak / Bourbon character from the barrel aging that perfectly compliment the Christmas spices in the beer.

Hoppin’ Frog Brewery – Hoppin’ Frog Barrel Aged Frosted Frog – 22 oz. bottle poured into a goblet. 8.6% abv. 2011 Vintage.

Appearance:  Pours a deep dark ruby with only a white ring for head. Leaves spotty lacing.

Aroma:  Ginger ,cinnamon ,nutmeg  and sugar.

Taste: Cinnamon, wood and sugar cookie. A little hop spice, but otherwise malty.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied, sticky.

Overall: A fantastic Wintertime festive beer. Sticky, oaky,Christmasy.  I’d like to have this again, side by side with the untreated version.

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