Details on Cycle Brewing’s collaboration with Jameson Irish Whiskey have come to light.

The beer from the Tampa, Florida-based brewery is named Buddy Shots, an 11 percent ABV ale brewed with six different caramel malts as well as “just a little bit of chocolate” before being aged in Jameson Irish Whiskey barrels. The new ale is one of seven different Jameson Caskmates Drinking Buddies collaborations that are being released this year pairing craft beer brewery’s creations and Jameson Irish Whiskey barrels:

  • Angel City Brewing — ACB Imperial Irish Red Ale (16 percent ABV) — Aged for five months in Jameson Irish Whiskey barrels
  • Captain Lawrence Brewing Co. — Trans-Atlantic Imperial Red (7 percent ABV) — Aged in Jameson Irish Whiskey barrels
  • Deep Ellum Brewing Co. — The Fascinating Bellman (7.8 percent ABV) — Oak-smoked imperial Irish brown ale brewed with malt smoked with Texas post oak aged in Jameson Irish Whiskey barrels
  • Great Divide Brewing Co. — The Smoothness (8.5 percent ABV) — Dark Lager aged in Jameson Irish Whiskey barrels
  • Stoup Brewing — Dublin Down Imperial Red Ale (10 percent ABV) — Imperial red le aged in Jameson Irish Whiskey barrels
  • Cycle Brewing —  Buddy Shots (11 percent ABV) — Ale brewed with six different caramel malts as well as “just a little bit of chocolate” before being aged in Jameson Irish Whiskey barrels
  • Fat Heads Brewing — Strange Trip Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout (9.4 percent ABV) — Imperial stout brewed with centennial, perle and Simcoe hops before being aged in Jameson Irish Whiskey barrels

According to a label filed with the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB), Buddy Shots will be packaged in 22-ounce bottles. An email sent to the brewery for additional brewing and release information was not immediately returned.