Epic’s highly anticipated additions to their Big Bad Baptist line are finally here and will go on sale this morning at 11am. These two new beers will stay true to their predecessor yet retain enough of what makes them each unique.
First let’s get into Double Barrel Big Bad Baptist. Hotbox Coffee Rosters out of Longmont, Colorado has a unique process for some of their coffees in which they take their green coffee beans and age them in used spirit barrels. The bean soak up the aromas and flavors of their environment. If you put them in a used whiskey barrel, you’ll get notes of toffee, vanilla, oak, and campfire alongside the beans natural fruity and roasted flavors.
Epic selected Hotbox’s single origin Ethopian Yirgacheffe for its bright blueberry and pomegranate flavors. It’s a major departure from the classic Columbian and Central American flavor profile Epic normally selects for Big Bad Baptist. With the additional flavor contribution from the whiskey barrel and Hot Box’s careful roas …
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