Last year, Sierra Nevada finished its red ale, made with Maryland-grown malted rye, in spent Sagamore Spirit barrels. The result was a complex, one-of-a-kind craft ale. ... Sagamore Spirit Brewer's Select Rye Ale Barrel Finish is available today.
“It’s the first time we’ve finished our whiskey in beer barrels that we originally owned, and the result was well worth the wait.” Brian Treacy, president of Sagamore Spirit.
This limited edition, 90 proof whiskey marks the first release from Sagamore Spirit’s new “Brewer’s Select” line, which takes their whiskey and beer barrel finishes it.