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Illuminati2016ReleaseGuide

#5

Illuminati Release #5 (2016):

Release Date: Friday, December 16th, 2016

7% ABV
Blended american sour ale with lactobacillus, brettanomyces & sachromyces, aged in oak with honey. Conditioned for over 13 months and then blended in stainless steel tanks. Straw-like in color, you are greeted with a big honey and funk nose followed by bright sour notes, this beer finishes with a big round tart character and underlying sweet honey tones.

#4

Illuminati Release #4 (2016):

Release Date: Friday, December 16th, 2016

9% ABV
Rye whiskey aged imperial stout with toasted coconut, Undone cocoa nibs, and barrel aged Qualia coffee. Barrel aged for over 12 months and then conditioned in stainless steel tanks. The result is a massive and rich ale with multi-level complexity and nuanced barrel characteristics. Best enjoyed at cellar temperatures ~55′.

#3

Illuminati Release #3 (2016):

Release Date: Friday, September 23rd, 2016

6.8% ABV
Rye whiskey & white wine barrel aged Blonde ale. Conditioned over 12 months with multiple strains of brettanomyces, saccharomyces, lactobacillus & pediococcus. The result is a complex blend of both sour and tart characteristics with a smooth lingering finish.

#2

Illuminati Release #2 (2016):

Release Date: Saturday, July 23rd, 2016

6.9% ABV
Chardonnay barrel aged Brett Saison. Conditioned for over 6 months with brettanomyces which contributed delightful fruity funk notes. Crisp and complex with a balanced sour finish.

#1

Illuminati Release #1 (2016):

Release Date: Sunday, February 21st

12.5% ABV
Woodford Reserve bourbon barrel aged Strong Ale. Aged for over 6 months imparts a strong wood and bourbon note that compliments the subtle character of dark dried fruits and slightly warm alcohol finish.

The Illuminati 2016 releases are for members only. If you are interested in becoming a member so you can receive these limited edition beers, stay tuned for our 2017 Illuminati membership sign-up which we will be announcing at the end of this year.