...Before the Dawn
Bold Imperial Ale
This big, rich and complex beer is the kind to be enjoyed in the wee hours, when it’s always darkest, but gets you thinking about what’s ahead. 9.3%
Story Behind the Name
It’s like a dessert that I like to enjoy in the wee hours before the dawn when it’s always darkest. It’ll always be the darkest beer we make.
Sipper. last beer before bed, dessert beer
Why We Don't Call It That
If you like...
Whiskey or bourbon drinks, Coffee or Espresso, Chocolate Cake
Maris Otter, Crystal, Munich, Roasted Barley, Carafa Special II, Black, Special B
Aromas & Flavors
Raisins, dried plums, intense coffee drinks
It’s higher in alcohol, bigger and more full bodied than Black.
Troy wanted to make an Imperial Stout (which usually has an ABV of 10-12%) that he could drink like any other beer