I’ve noticed some 500ML bottles from Monday Night Brewing in Atlanta recently. This is such a great format. You can share it with a friend or two or get into it all by yourself on a Monday night. Typically, they aren’t too pricey either. Lastly, and most important, they typically have something pretty special inside them. On deck tonight, Sympathy Weight – Maple Bourbon Barrel Wee Heavy Scotch Ale – in a 500ML bottle.
That’s a mouthful – the name I mean. A wee heavy scotch ale is already four words. However, the three most important words in this beer’s description are maple bourbon barrel. Right off of the pour I can smell that wonderful aroma that comes from the barrel. It reminds me of the first time I visited a barrel house – Woodford Reserve – the distinct aromas of the mash dancing in a ghostly trance with the wood of the barrel. This beer, thanks to the maple, possesses an additional sweetness in the aroma that brings forth a bit of a brown sugar note mixed with the distinct al
Source: Knox Beer Snobs
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