Imperial stout, 11.9%
FiftyFifty’s barrel-aged beer program is second almost to none in the industry. The Eclipse series takes barrels sourced from bourbon and brandy producers from the likes of Buffalo Trace, Woodford Reserve, and Old Forester and ages their imperial stout in them for at least 180 days, with a different colored wax top denoting which barrels were used for each bottle. The resulting beer, as you would probably expect, is bodacious and bold like a snifter of the strong stuff, with a full body, creamy mouthfeel, and heavy-hitting flavors of vanilla, coffee, caramel, and -- drumroll -- bourbon. If you ever need a bottle to convert your whiskey drinking friends into beer lovers, look no further. And just like bourbon, this is a bottle that can be held on to for some time in your cellar, and can be worked through over the course of an entire evening with a few friends.