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Jägermeister-Bock - Bock beer aged in Jägermeister barrels
Jägermeister-Bock - Bock beer aged in Jägermeister barrels
-17%
14,90 (€29,80 per l) 17,90
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  • Herkunft Bavaria, Germany

  • Alkohol 6.9% vol.

  • Geschmack strong, herbaceous

Whiskydoppelbock - double bock matured in whisky barrel - 1 bottle
Whiskydoppelbock - double bock matured in whisky barrel - 1 bottle
-6%
8,90 (€26,97 per l) 9,50
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  • Herkunft Bavaria, Germany

  • Alkohol 11.3% vol.

  • Geschmack peaty, smoky

The Wooden Barrel Gang - 3 barrel-aged craft beers
The Wooden Barrel Gang - 3 barrel-aged craft beers
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-7%
31,90 (€32,22 per l) 34,40
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  • Herkunft Bavaria, Germany

Engine oil Imperial Porter - 1 bottle
Engine oil Imperial Porter - 1 bottle
-6%
8,90 (€26,97 per l) 9,50
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  • Herkunft Bavaria, Germany

  • Alkohol 8.5% vol.

Bourbon King - bourbon barrel aged whiskey double bock - 1 bottle
Bourbon King - bourbon barrel aged whiskey double bock - 1 bottle
-6%
8,90 (€26,97 per l) 9,50
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  • Herkunft Bavaria, Germany

  • Alkohol 11% vol.

Brauhaus Faust Brauerreserve 1237 - Barrel-aged beer
Brauhaus Faust Brauerreserve 1237 - Barrel-aged beer
7,90 (€23,94 per l)
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  • Herkunft Bavaria, Germany

  • Alkohol 10.9% vol.

  • Geschmack rich fruit bouquet, full-bodied, reminiscent of rum pot and bourbon whiskey

Kiesbye forest beer oak
Kiesbye forest beer oak
5,50 (€16,67 per l)
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  • Herkunft Salzburg, Austria

  • Alkohol 6.2% vol.

  • Geschmack spicy-tart, exotic fruity

2x Dark Bourbon SOUR - dark barrel-aged sour beer
13,96 (€21,15 per l)
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  • Herkunft North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

  • Alkohol 9% vol.

  • Geschmack Sour beer aroma, wood notes, dry, caramel, dried fruit, malty.

  

Barrel-aged beers - a unique taste experience

Barrel-aged beers are beers that are matured in wooden barrels after the brewing process. This special storage gives the beers complex aromas and flavors that are created through the interaction with the wood and the previous contents of the barrel.

The history of barrel ageing

The storage of beer in wooden barrels has a long tradition dating back to the Middle Ages. Originally, beer was transported and stored in wooden barrels, which inevitably led to a change in taste. Today, barrel storage is used specifically to create special aromas.

Different types of barrels

Various types of barrels are used to store beer, including

  • Oak barrels: these barrels impart vanilla and caramel flavors as well as a subtle woody note to the beer.
  • Wine bar rels: Beers matured in wine barrels absorb the fruity and tannin-rich aromas of the wine.
  • Whisky barrels: These barrels bring smoky, malty and sweet notes to the beer and ensure a special complexity.
  • Rum barrels: They give the beer sweet, tropical aromas and a pleasant spiciness.

The maturing process

The maturation process of barrel-aged beers can take several months to years. During this time, the beer interacts with the wood, absorbs aromas and develops a complex flavor profile. The duration and type of maturation depend on the desired depth of flavor and the barrel used.

Flavor profiles and aromas

Barrel-aged beers offer a wide range of flavor profiles, which can vary depending on the barrels used. Typical flavors include vanilla, caramel, chocolate, fruit and spice. These beers are characterized by their depth and complexity, which makes them a special treat.

Enjoyment and ideal combinations

Barrel-aged beers should be served at temperatures between 10 and 14 degrees Celsius to allow the aromas to fully develop. These beers are an excellent accompaniment to rich dishes such as stews, dark chocolate and strong cheeses. They are also well suited as a digestif after a meal.

How long can barrel-aged beers be kept and how should they be stored?

Barrel-aged beers can be stored for several years, depending on the variety. Ideally, they should be stored at a constant, cool temperature and out of direct sunlight. A cellar or a special beer refrigerator are ideal for this. It is important that the beers are stored upright to minimize contact between the beer and the cork and thus prevent oxidation. Long storage allows the aromas to develop further and the beer gains in complexity and depth.

The importance in the craft beer scene

Barrel-aged beers are particularly important in the craft beer scene. Brewers experiment with different barrel types and maturation methods to create unique and innovative beers. These beers are often available in limited editions and are highly prized by beer connoisseurs.