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Braxton Brewing Winter Block Party includes release of Bourbon Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout, live music

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Braxton Brewing Company will be releasing its Bourbon Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout, Dark Charge, at their third annual Winter Block Party on Saturday, December 2nd. The Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout will be released in 22 oz. bottles along with six variants.

“We have been hard at work on Dark Charge and the different variants we are bringing to you this year,” said Evan Rouse, Co-Founder & COO of Braxton Brewing Company. “I think we are bringing a lineup unlike ever before and I couldn’t be more excited about it. Each of these beers have been aging for a year or more, all the while we have been perfecting the recipes on each of the variants. You won’t want to miss your chance to get a bottle!”

A very limited amount of Bourbon Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout and six variants will be released at noon. The bottles available are listed below. Bottle limits will be announced at a later date.

  • Dark Charge Bourbon Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout (13.7% ABV)
  • Dark Charge Bourbon Barrel-Aged Tiramisu (13.7% ABV)
  • Dark Charge Bourbon Barrel-Aged Cherry & Vanilla (13.5% ABV)
    • Aged in Bourbon Barrels that also aged pure vanilla extract
  • Dark Charge Bourbon Barrel-Aged S’Mores (13.7% ABV)
  • Dark Charge Bourbon Barrel-Aged Molé (13.7% ABV)
  • TBA Variant
  • TBA Variant

Dark Charge celebrates Covington’s heritage as a crucial artery in connecting families and communities to the larger world. In Dark Charge, Braxton Brewing Company has brewed a stout bold enough to light a city. The Covington-based brewery is excited to bring the community, city and region together for its Winter Block Party.

“The first Saturday in December has quickly become our favorite day of the year, and this year is no different!” said Jake Rouse, Co-Founder & CEO. “Our brewing team has put together some of the most unique flavors of Dark Charge imaginable, and with guest taps from over 16 participating breweries featuring some of the most amazing barrel aged beers, it’s truly a representation of the growth in the craft community!”

In addition to the bottle release inside the taproom, the brewery will have live music, pour guest taps, tap rare Braxton beers and host a variety of food partners serving food inspired by the Imperial Stout in a heated tent on 7th Street.

Coppin’s at Hotel Covington, Smoke Justis, Wunderbar, Flipdaddy’s Burgers & Beers, Molly Malone’s Irish Pub, Amerasia and Graeter’s Ice Cream will all have Dark Charge infused or inspired menu items available to purchase throughout the event.

Braxton Brewing Company will have Bourbon Barrel-Aged Dark Charge and its variants on tap throughout the day. To celebrate the craft beer community, the brewery has also invited guest breweries to pour their own barrel-aged products. Barrel-Aged beers will be available from: Against the Grain, West 6th, New Belgium, Dogfish Head, Oskar Blues, MadTree, Rhinegeist, Ballast Point, Avery Brewing, The Bruery, Country Boy, Sweetwater, Cigar City, 50 West, Lagunitas and Urban Artifact.

Live music will begin at 12pm and keep the party going through 11pm. Floyd & The Walkmen, The Hot Magnolias, Noah Smith and 500 Miles to Memphis will take the stage throughout the day.

This is a free event. RSVP and learn more about the party here. Learn more about Braxton Brewing Company and Dark Charge by visiting the company’s website.

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