Zoltar

Style Guidelines: Barrel-Conditioned East India Imperial Porter

Rotation Schedule: once a year when it's cold outside

Food Pairings: Excellent with shellfish and most meats, we prefer to sip this one due to the bourbon influence, perhaps with a raw oyster or two on the half shell


Body: medium to full
Color: nut brown

Grain: British pale, chocolate and Victory

Bittering Hops: Pacific Columbus, Cascade, Centennial and Millenium
Finishing Hops: Centennial, Cascade and Columbus
Dry Hops: Columbus and Willamette

Original Gravity: 1.080
IBUs (estimate): 67
Alcohol By Volume: 7.5% (plus additional alcohol leeched from the barrel)

First Tapped: On cask and firkin in early December 2011 to celebrate the holidays