Great Divide Brewing releases Wood Werks No. 3 Barrel Aged Brown Rye Ale and Hoss Oktoberfest Lager. Both beers will be available in package and on draft.
For its latest Wood Werks Barrel Series, Great Divide went brewed a barrel-aged brown rye ale. Wood Werks No. 3 Barrel Aged Brown Rye Ale was aged in 10-year rye whiskey barrels for over 13 months, this imperial brown rye ale was brewed with copious amounts of malted and flaked rye, accentuating spicy and bready notes. The complex malt bill, paired with spirited characteristics from the aging process, makes for a smooth and full-bodied finish that sits at 12.6% ABV.
Wood Werks No. 3 Barrel Aged Brown Rye Ale is available in 12 ounce bottles and 5-gallon kegs.
Great Divide gets into the festive spirit with its annual release of Hoss Oktoberfest Lager. Based on the traditional Märzen lagers from Bavaria, Hoss pours a red-orange color and features rich, layered malts with hints of cherry and dark fruits. This Märzen finishes crisp and dry at 6.2% ABV.
Hoss Oktoberfest Lager is available through September in 6-pack 12-ounce cans and bottles along with draft.
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