2018 craft beer releases

Singularity

Singularity

Barrel Aged Imperial Stout

“It is done. I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end. I will give unto him that is athirst of the fountain of the water of life freely.”

Revelation 21:6

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ABV: 18% OG: N/A FG: N/A IBU: N/A EBC: N/A

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The Darkest Hour Before the Dawn

The Darkest Hour Before the Dawn

Barrel-aged maple and tonka bean stout

OK, this is pure opulence. Imagine all the delicious things and add them to rich chocolatey stout.

It pours pitch black with thick and firm light brown head that leaves solid lacing on the walls of your glass.

Aroma is sweet vanilla and marzipan with the hint of maple syrup. In flavor intense sweetness of maple syrup, vanilla, mocha is balanced with the bitterness of dark dark chocolate and oak from rum barrels.

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ABV: 11.0% OG: 25.5P FG: 6.9P IBU: 70 EBC: 130

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Moment

Moment

Bourbon barrel-aged cherry ale

The Moment. The beginning of all opportunities. An unconscious glance. Eyes meeting for the fleeting moment. The sentence that was never finished. The cautious smile that gets an enthusiastic reply. Decisive inhaling to start the conversation. The moment that can start eternity, or nothing but memories fading away with your life.

“Moment” is the cherry ale, where strong bourbon barrel character and delicate playfulness of cherries will mingle into one multilayered flavor.

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ABV: 8.0% OG: 19.5P FG: 5.4P IBU: 70 EBC: N/A

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I Am What I Am

I Am What I Am

Barrel-aged naturally fermented very strong Belgian golden ale

I am what I am, and I do what I do. I expect nothing and accept everything.

Is it beer? Perhaps, it’s fermented. Your mileage may vary.

Why? Pushing the yeast to the limits creates unique flavors. It’s hard for us to leave this space unexplored.

Is it really strong Belgian golden ale? Probably not, but it was starting point.

Anything else I need to know? It’s very potent beer. Best to enjoy like a port.

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ABV: 20.0% OG: N/A FG: N/A IBU: N/A EBC: N/A

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The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie

The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie

Barrel Aged Bière de Garde

The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie is Bière de Garde aged in sweet wine barrel from Jurançon. It’s a different view at the barrel aging. Instead of a power struggle between heavy stouts and strong distillate barrels you can find light-colored, multilayered beer, flirting with winey notes.

Experience: The foam has a subtle yellow tint. While pouring, it forms a thick layer on the top of the deep yellow beer, disappears quickly, leaving thin stubborn layer and richly laced glass.

Aroma is dominated by mishmash there everybody is present, but no-one is dominating. Melon, vanilla, late autumn overripe pear, the fresh aroma after a summer downpour - all are here, but no-one claims the driver’s seat.

In the first sip, white wine barrel will step up, and there is unmistakable sherry in the flavor. It’s followed quickly by the mix of tropical sweet fruits and the dash of vanilla.

In the aftertaste, you can taste all the long months spent in the oak barrel. Bittersweet tannins will provide long aftertaste balancing nicely main fruity theme.

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ABV: 9.5% OG: 19.6P FG: 2.6P IBU: 40 EBC: 12

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1839

1839

East India Pale Ale

This is not your fathers IPA. This is your grand-grand-grand-fathers IPA. Brewed like it was done at the beginning of the 19th century - with burtonised water and bucketfuls of East Kent Golding hops.

We didn’t ship the beer all around Africa, but we pushed the oak barrels out of brewery doors to the blazing heatwave of 2018 and cool autumn nights of Estonia. We added a dash of bettanomyces claussenii, to stay true to the good old times.

The result is nothing like the fruity-citrusy hop soup you are enjoying today. But times are different. At the beginning of the 19th century, there were not much of the smartphones, Internet or social drinking apps around. Don’t even get me started on electricity.

Experience: Once you have manhandled the muselet and the cork you can fill your glass with dark golden, almost reddish nectar. Thin bright white head disappears quickly.

In the aroma, there is prominent brett. No, no, not your horse blanket or barnhouse brett. It’s good old Brettanomyces claussenii from foggy Albion. Elegant fruits, white currant berriness, freshly ground spices. Here and there vanilla notes from oak barrels are breaking through.

First sip. Time and oak barrels have been hard at work rounding out all the rough edges of this IPA. Fruity bitterness from brett and malty sweetness are ready in the dancefloor for a waltz. First restrained steps quickly develop into bold whirls and end in a spicy passionate embrace.

The endspiel. Yes, this is IPA, slowly but steadily all the kilos of East Kent Golding will stack on your tongue in complex, multilayered bitterness. If you got the patience to wait a few minutes for another sip, you could enjoy all the shades of bitterness, playing like northern lights in the night sky.

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ABV: 9.5% OG: 19.6P FG: 2.6P IBU: 80 EBC: 9

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Ravnodenstvie BA

Ravnodenstvie BA

Barrel Aged Russian Imperial Stout

The rich imperial stout which was brewed with chocolate malt and flavoured with Madagascar vanilla was born from the co-operation with the brewmaster from St. Petersburg.

This proud beer might have fit to the tables of the Czar’s court in the old days but the aficionados of craft beers are entitled to enjoy it nowadays.

Rum barrel aged version.

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ABV: 11.0% OG: 26.3P FG: 7.9P IBU: 110 EBC: 150

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Beira, Queen of Winter

Beira, Queen of Winter

Barrel Aged Wee Very Heavy

This beer got its name from the Scotish legends. Beira is Queen of Winter and guardian of the life force.

Ice distilled and barrel aged wee heavy is reborn as a drink that can survive even the hardest winter.

Experience: Beige head is thin and disappears quickly. Dark brown, almost black viscous beer fills the glass with the aroma of bourbon barrel and something sweet that is hard to describe - toffee, molasses, prunes, crisp crust of rye bread. There is also warning of exceptional strength of this beer in the aroma. So slow down and enjoy responsibly.

At the beginning of the sip, all the dark sugars will caress your palate with restrained sweetness before bourbon barrel and ethanol are adding their spices.

In the aftertaste, exceptional strength overpowers everything and melds sweet toffee and oaky-vanilla barrel into the long rollercoaster run that seems to last forever.

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ABV: 15% OG: N/A FG: N/A IBU: N/A EBC: N/A

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Three Pleasures - Whiskey

Three Pleasures - Whiskey

Rye doppelbock aged in rye barrels

It’s a busy, bustling bar in the downtown. You have not seen each other for years. You order your rye whiskeys and sit down in the quietest corner you can find, away from the happy sound of Friday evening bar. There is plenty to catch up.

“Three pleasures - rye” is doppelbock aged in rye barrels.

Experience: Deep dark beer with beige head. Nose is dominated by soft wood and vanilla from the barrel.

This time tannic and drying barrel has found a good match in sweet and malty base beer. Colliding these two matching armies will create a multitude of flavors. Toasted rye bread, dried fruits, cafe Cubano, raisins, molasses, sour and spicy notes from rye.

In the aftertaste, malty rye and oak vanilla will mingle very long time.

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ABV: 9.0% OG: 18.5P FG: 5.0P IBU: 22 EBC: 70

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Mea Culpa

Mea Culpa

Bourbon Barrel Aged Quadrupel

“I confess to you,
my brothers and sisters,
that I have greatly sinned,
in my thoughts and in my words,
in what I have done and in what I have failed to do,
through my fault, through my fault,
through my most grievous fault;”

Belgian quadrupel, matured in bourbon barrels, is suitable for repentance to all naughty pranksters.

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ABV: 12.0% OG: N/A FG: N/A IBU: N/A EBC: N/A

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Big Fat Mastiff BA

Big Fat Mastiff BA

Barrel Aged Barleywine

The English Mastiff is a big dog, who is in no hurry. It is hard to come by to see him just running around. Barleywine with aristocratic roots also needs time, time for both the maturity and the enjoyment. A decent Barleywine is completed in many years, if not in decades. To enjoy this wine, it is enough if you can find one free night, a glass of port wine and a nice fireplace with fire.

Big fat Mastiff is an English Barleywine, which actual nature is born over the years. This beer, brewed in 2014, is matured for one year only and, therefore, the master brewer believes that the best days lie ahead. At the age of one, just a tiny part of the whole brew will reach the stores; the majority will remain in a safe place to wait for a better time.

Cognac barrel aged version of Suur Paks Mastiff.

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ABV: 9.6% OG: 22.8P FG: 6.2P IBU: 60 EBC: 44

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The Jaunty Rottweiler BA

The Jaunty Rottweiler BA

Barrel Aged Rye doppelbock

Just like cheap horror movies have ruined the Rottweiler’s reputation, have cheap and strong lagers ruined the name of double bock. But just as every dog-person knows, the Rottweiler is a big-hearted and loyal companion, every beer enthusiast knows that double bock beer has a dignified history.

This strong, malty and sweetish beer was the „liquid bread“ that got the monks in the old days to survive the Lent happily. Carried by the theme of bread, this beer is rich in rye malt.

Rum barrel aged version.

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ABV: 7.0% OG: 18.0P FG: 5.5P IBU: 23 EBC: 44

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Big Fat Mastiff

Big Fat Mastiff

Barleywine

The English Mastiff is a big dog, who is in no hurry. It is hard to come by to see him just running around. Barleywine with aristocratic roots also needs time, time for both the maturity and the enjoyment. A decent Barleywine is completed in many years, if not in decades. To enjoy this wine, it is enough if you can find one free night, a glass of port wine and a nice fireplace with fire.

Big fat Mastiff is an English Barleywine, which actual nature is born over the years. This beer, brewed in 2014, is matured for one year only and, therefore, the master brewer believes that the best days lie ahead. At the age of one, just a tiny part of the whole brew will reach the stores; the majority will remain in a safe place to wait for a better time.

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ABV: 9.6% OG: 22.8P FG: 6.2P IBU: 60 EBC: 44

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Mägi Eile Saar Must

Mägi Eile Saar Must

Barrel aged barleywine

These four words belong to our ancestors who came here, to the windy shores of Baltic sea, more than 10 000 years ago. From these time to today there is there is the uninterupted chain of days. Today we have our own country, and we are free. Our road to next 10 000 years happens the same way. Day after day, each day filled with our actions.

“Mägi Eile Saar Must” is Bourbon barrel aged barleywine brewed to celebrate a hundred years of the Republic of Estonia

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ABV: 11.0% OG: 24.9P FG: 6.0P IBU: 52 EBC: 44

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