Cigar City Bourbon Barrel Aged Big Sound Scotch Ale
From Cigar City – Big Sound Scotch Ale is dedicated to our good buddy Gino, the most punk rock bagpiper you’ll ever meet, and the rest of the men & women of Tampa Bay Pipes and Drums. Pairs well with Haggis, Highland Games, Huge Heads and Enormous Pillows and of course Bagpipe music.
Cigar City Brewing – Cigar City Bourbon Barrel Aged Big Sound Scotch Ale – 750 ml. poured into a goblet. 8.5% abv.
Appearance: Pours a deep brown with red hue. Tan edges.
Aroma: Gigagantic bourbon. Dark fruit ,caramel. Bourbon soaked oak.
Taste: Rich vanilla, bourbon,caramel, dark fruit. Low tannins, and not that woody.
Mouthfeel: Thick, syrupy,warming, coating.
Overall: Delicious! If you love bourbon bombs, this one will put a smile on your face. I think the bourbon barrel treatment might have transformed it from a Scotch ale to an American Strong Ale, I dunno.