Aged for six months on whisky barrels with brettanomyces. Oak Stick Bug is a collaborative barley wine between Dádiva and Quatro Graus. (Source: Loosely translated from the beer's label.)
- Beer: Oak Stick Bug
- Style: English Barleywine (28A. Brett Beer - 17D. English Barleywine with Brettanomyces)
- ABV: 11.7%
- IBU: N/A
- Look: light brown color, clear, with medium ivory head.
- Aroma: very strong presence of dried fruit notes, as well as of maraschino cherries. There is some of presence of caramel as well. Light leather notes.
- Taste: the taste brings notes of wood, as well as some dried fruit notes. Bretta is also present here, bringing some leather notes.
- Mouthfeel: Medium-full body, medium carbonation and a not dry and long finish.
- Overall: Awesome barley wine, with a very interesting twist because of the Brettanomyces addition.
This beer review was made by somebody which is studying every day to be a better beer drinker but, despite that, isn't a specialist or a beer sommelier. In advance, pardon for any gaffe. If you have any corrections or suggestions, please mail me.