What we’ve got here is an imperial stout brewed with a massive amount of coffee and chocolates, then cave-aged in oak bourbon barrels for an entire year to make sure wonderful bourbon undertones come through in the finish. Makes your taste buds squeal with delight.
Q: How long will it last after the release?
A: We believe demand will exceed supply and there will be nothing left after we open boxes and start handing out beer.
Q: How many bottles can I buy?
A: CBS is a 750ml bottle (unlike KBS which is a 12oz 4pk) and the limit is one (1) 750ml bottle per person who is aged 21+ years and can provide identification.
Q: How can I get more than one bottle?
A: Bring as many friends, husbands, wives, etc. that are over 21! You can pay for all the bottles at the same time if that is best for you. During the release, we will be handing out one (1) bottle to each person in line while they last.
Q: What does it cost?
A: $22.99 / 750ml bottle
Q: Can you message me when the truck arrives?
A: We cannot message, call, or email anyone – we’ll be too busy trying to get beer out for all of the people waiting for it 🙂
Q: How can I get more information?
A: We hopefully covered known and unknown release times, limit, pricing, special favors, how long it will last, etc… please refer to questions above and if we didn’t cover something you think we should have, email us so we can respond and also add your question to our Q&A list to help other beer seekers!
CBS was born when we stumbled upon some bourbon barrels that had previously housed maple syrup. We opted to put the same base beer as KBS, an imperialized version of Breakfast Stout, in the maple barrels and, after one taste, we knew we had something special. Rich maple syrup, roasted coffee and velvety chocolate meld together in what can only be described as a transcendental drinking experience.
What happens when you take an award winning Imperial Stout, put it in oak bourbon barrels, and then age it for six months? One of the most epic beer tasting experiences you will ever have: ECLIPSE™.
Imperial Stouts are noted for being very rich substantial beers, and FiftyFifty’s Totality Imperial Stout does not disappoint on this fact. Brewed in small 300 gallons batches, our brewers lovingly craft this masterpiece once a year. Made with the finest malts, hops, fresh mountain water and yeast, over 18 separate ingredients lend their unique character to this beer.
To become Eclipse, Totality is then aged for a minimum of 180 days in oak bourbon barrels. This time spent adds a plethora of flavors to the already rich Imperial Stout. At first taste there is a large presence of dark chocolate, espresso and warmth from the alcohol of the beer. Oak barrel character then comes into play with hints of vanilla and coconut, followed by mild bitterness from the hops, and then a nice long lingering finish with hints of tobacco, dark dried fruit and more chocolate. Eclipse is a wonderful companion with dessert. A beer meant for contemplation best enjoyed in a snifter and with a friend.
Because of the extensive brewing and aging process, Eclipse is only released once a year. March-April: Brew Totality Mid April:Futures available May: Begin aging in oak barrels November: Bottle and keg December: Official Release & Party
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