The Wild Beer Co. B.A.B.S III
Country: UK | Style: Imperial Stout | Size: 330ml | %ABV: 14.5
B.A.B.S, put simply stands for ‘Barrel-Aged Blended Stout’.
B.A.B.S III is a complex beast of a blend. To create an elegant and decadent stout, we love to blend it. Blending creates the opportunity for complexity, bringing both layers and length of flavour.
The original B.A.B.S was inspired by one of Firestone Walker’s Anniversary Beers and with each annual iteration of B.A.B.S, we have continued to create and improve the blend.
The x-factor of this year’s blend is that we’ve added two different sherry barrels that had looked after Yadokai for four years and then a year of holding some of B.A.B.S II which adds warming sherry notes to a delightfully rich, boozy and decadant beer.
The imperial stouts we have blended include a punchy 18% beast and another with an elegant balancing acidity. They contribute depth, balance and satisfying boozy character to this blend. The culmination is sublime, an amalgamation of four different stouts across a number of unique barrels.