Xocoveza Extra Añejo

Xocoveza Extra Añejo

Chris Banker/Stone/Insurgente Xocoveza Mocha Stout Aged in Bordeaux/Tequila Barrels

Milk Stout

The base beer is the recipe of 2014 Stone Homebrew Competition winner Chris Banker, an intensely flavorful milk stout brewed with coffee and spices to mimic the rich flavors of Mexican hot chocolate.

We were so smitten with the initial batch aged in extra añejo tequila barrels that we brought in more barrels and brewed more beer specifically to fill them. The barrels smelled amazing, with aromas of vanilla crème brulée, dulce de leche and tequila. The result is both satisfyingly expected and surprising at the same time: Sweet caramel-like flavors, black pepper, vanilla and tequila notes meld seamlessly with the spice, roasted coffee and chocolate flavors of the base beer for a richly intense experience.

2015 Series Batch No. 02

About This Beer

July 19, 2014
Release Date
July 27, 2015
Package Types
500ml bottles
Special Ingredients
Lactose, Flaked Oats, Coffee, Vanilla, Pasilla Peppers, Nutmeg, Cinnamon & Cocoa

Additional Notes

In the Mash
U.S. Pale, Maris Otter Pale, Crystal, Black Patent, Coffee Malt & Chocolate Malt
In the Boil
Challenger & East Kent Golding Hops
in French Oak Extra Añejo Tequila Barrels that previously held Bordeaux Wine