Category 118: Barrel-Aged Breakfast Stout

Very dark to black
Perceived Malt Aroma and Flavor:
Extremely rich malty aroma and flavor is typical. Coffee, caramel, roasted malt, milk sugar or chocolate aromas and flavors may be evident.
Perceived Hop Aroma and Flavor:
If present, very low
Fermentation Characteristics:
High alcohol content is evident. Fruity esters may be present at low levels. Diacetyl, if present, should be at low levels.
Additional Notes:
eers in this category build on a strong dark beer base and incorporate breakfast ingredients. Examples of breakfast ingredients used in these beers include, but are not limited to, chocolate, coffee, vanilla, maple syrup, peanut butter, bacon and smoke as well as fruits, nuts and spices. The addition of sugars from any source may contribute to the pronounced sweetness of these beers. Notes of the barrel should be present including oak, vanilla, whiskey, caramel, etc.