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Check Out The Taplist at 'The Rare Experience,' A Festival For Craft Beer Snobs
Anthony Bourdain recently gave an interview saying he couldn't care less about the craft beer scene, but if you disagree, then you might want to check out The Rare Experience, a beer festival specifically targeted to self-described beer geeks. The Rare Experience takes place on the afternoon of November 19 at Stout Burger & Beers' Studio City location. They've got a huge list of specialty beers, including many unique sours and barrel-aged brews, from the likes of Lost Abbey, Modern Times, Phantom Carriage and Bell's. You can get 10 draft beer tickets for $50. For $70, you will get 12 draft beer tickets, 3 bottle tickets and an earlier entrance time (you'll get to arrive an hour earlier).
Here's the taplist:
Crowded 10.5% - Imperial Brown Ale Aged in Bourbon Bbls
End Of The World 9.5% - Belgian Style Dark Ale Brewed with Cocao Nibs, Molasses, and Brown Sugar, conditioned with Dried Peppers and Aged in Wine Bbls
Pinot Suave 11.8% - Belgian Style Ale aged in Pinot Noir Bbls that were filled with Pinot Grape
Must XXV Anniversary 11.3% - Imperial Black Butte Porter with Cocao Nibs, Mission Figs, and Medjool Dates. 50% Aged in Bourbon Bbls for 6 months and 12% Sour Wort with Black Currants is added
Peche ‘n Brett 10% - Seizoen Brettaville Aged in Oak Bbls with 1.5 lbs of peaches per gallon
Kriek Vier 9.1% - Belgian Style Quad Aged 4 Months in Bourbon Bbls with Cherries
Nancy 6.3% - Sour Red Ale Aged in Stainless Steel just shy of a year with Balaton and Montmorrency Cherries from Maine
Norseman 10.3% - French Style Farmhouse Ale Aged in Calvados Bbls
Madonna & Child 11.25% - Sour Ale Aged in Tequila Bbls with Lime and Salt
Second Beer TBD
2015 Shrieking Violet 11% - Belgian Style Sour Quad Aged for 21 Months in Bbls, then Aged 6 months on Blueberries. Single Barrel Project
2016 Grapefruit Wheat 6.4% - Bbl Aged Sour Wheat with Grapefruit
Old Baba Yaga 11.5% - Russian Imperial Stout Aged in Cognac Bbls
Tartare Apricot 4.1% - Bbl Aged American Wild Ale with Apricots and Peaches
Peachy Barl 5.7% - Belgian Style Saison Soured in Chardonnay Bbls for 14 months with Peaches
Horse Tongue Thribble 10.5% - Belgian Style Tripel Sour in Oak Bbls with Currants
Obscura Peche 5.9% - Sour Ale Aged In Oak Wine Bbls w/Peaches
Santa Margarita Lime Gose 4.6% - German Style Sour Brewed with Sea Salt, Lime Zest, and Lime Juice
Grand Cru White 10.6% - Imperial Sour Ale Aged in White Wine Bbls with Muscat Grapes and Apricots
Grand Cru Red 10.5% - Imperial Sour Ale Aged in Red Wine Bbls with Zin and Petite Syrah Grapes with Raspberries and Vanilla
Small Batch Beer Makers
Batch #8 6% - Belgian Style Sour Saison Aged in Pinot Noir Bbls with Peaches
Batch #5 12% - Imperial Stout Aged in Woodford Reserve Bourbon Bbls with Coconut and Vanilla
Palimpsest 8.4% - French Style Biere De Garde Soured in Bourbon Bbls
Second Beer TBD
Responsibly 13% - Belgian Style Quad Aged in American Brandy Bbls
Apricot Au Poivre 6.5% - Belgian Style Sour Saison Aged 6 months in third use French Oak Chardonnay Bbls with Apricots and Black Pepper
2014 Rye On Rye 12% - American Strong Ale brewed with Rye and Aged in Templeton Rye Whiskey Bbls
Second Beer TBD
2015 Bbl Aged Ivan The Terrible 11.9% - Imperial Stout Aged in Buffalo Trace Bourbon Bbls
Aged Hound Dawg 11.7% - American Strong Pale Aged in Buffalo Trace Bourbon Bbls
Blanc Tart Barrique 4.5% - Red and White Wine Bbl Aged Sour with Lacto and Brett Second Beer TBD
High West Bbl Aged Dolores
Bbl Aged Cranberry Broadacres
OEC - Ordinem Ocentrici Coctores (Eccentric Brewers)
Narcissus ABV? - 60% young Spontalis = 100% Spontaneously Fermented and Aged 1 year in Oak Bbls, 40% DIPA brewed with Centennial, Ella, and Styrian Goldings, and Aged 4 months in Wine Bbls
Tempus Blend #6 ABV? - Old World Sour Saison brewed and blended using the production process of yesteryear. No 2 Bbls will taste the same!
Blend #6 (4-12-2016) - A blend of 30% young Tempus lagered 3 months in Wine Bbls blended with 15% 1year old Lambic Style Ale and 55% 6 month - 1 year old Saison Aged in Red and White Wine Bbls.
Global Beer Co
De Brabandere, Petrus Sour Quad 10.5% - Belgian Quad blended with 30%
Petrus Aged Pale Van Steenberge, Rum Bbl Aged Piraat 10.5% - Piraat Aged 6 months in Rum Bbls
Bbl Aged Narwhal w/Red & Black Currants 12.9% - Imperial Stout Aged in Bourbon Bbls with Red and Black Currants
Bbl Aged Bigfoot w/Ginger 12.6% - Barleywine Aged in Bourbon Bbls with fresh Ginger
Traverse City Third Coast Old Ale 12.2% - American Barleywine Aged in Traverse City Whiskey Co Bbls
Bbl Aged Hell Hath No Fury 10.8% - Belgian Style Dubbel Aged in 4 Roses Bourbon Bbls for 6 Months
The Rare Experience happens on November 19 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Stout Burgers and Beers, located at 11262 Ventura Blvd. in Studio City.
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