A limited-edition collaboration between New Belgium and Knob Creek, Oakspire is a unique bourbon barrel ale aged with bourbon-steeped oak spirals and char from inside the barrel. Smooth notes of toffee, vanilla and caramel wrap up with a pleasantly warm finish. Oakspire: Where innovation meets tradition.
Nugget, HBC 472
Pale, Munich, Caramel 80, Rye, Roasted Barley
Bourbon soaked oak spirals and char from more than 4,000 used Knob Creek bourbon barrels
Medium amber, heavy sheen that's nearly opaque, moderate light tan foam.
Strong bourbon and whiskey, moderate-strong vanilla, moderate caramel and dried fruit, slight chocolate and smoke.
Moderate sweetness that gradually fades; slight bitterness in the background towards the finish.