I was wandering around Binny's a few weeks back looking for a beer to mix in to my new Half Acre obsession when a clerk told me about this special edition from Bell's.
He sold me on it despite the crazy $15 price tag for six bottles.
Does it warrant such a price? Probably not, but it's a darn good beer. And at 10% alcohol it's incredibly smooth.
It's also not as hoppy as I was expecting with such a name. There's not a ton of carbonation either which is probably the most unique part of this ale in my opinion. Usually these types of brews are unbalanced, but this tastes like a brew they've worked on for a long time.
And having just swallowed the last drop of the first bottle, the alcohol definitely creeps up on you. Better check for typos...
Recommended for: casual beer snobs.