Saint Arnold Brewing Co.’s Bishop’s Barrel Series is getting yet another addition.

According to labels filed with the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB), Bishop’s Barrel 18 will be an oat wine ale aged rye whiskey barrels. This is the second time a beer in the series has been aged in rye whiskey barrels, after details came to light about the yet to be released Bishop’s Barrel 15, a barleywine aged in rye whiskey barrels.

Saint Arnold Bishop's Barrel 18 12-Ounce Bottle Label 2

Saint Arnold’s Bishop’s Barrel Series is a way for the brewery to “experiment with pairing our ales with a variety of different barrels, fruits or whatever else our fancy” and are aged in various barrels “anywhere from a few months to well over a year.” The first beer in the series was released in 2012 and bottles are sold exclusively in bars and restaurants across the brewery’s distribution network.

  • Saint Arnold Bishop’s Barrel 1 (12 percent ABV), a bourbon barrel imperial stout
  • Saint Arnold Bishop’s Barrel 2 (7.8 percent ABV), an old ale aged in chardonnay barrels with cherries
  • Saint Arnold Bishop’s Barrel 3 (8.7 percent ABV), a bourbon barrel-aged imperial stout
  • Saint Arnold Bishop’s Barrel 4 (7.9 percent ABV), a bourbon barrel-aged weizenbock with cocoa nibs
  • Saint Arnold Bishop’s Barrel 5 (12 percent ABV), a bourbon barrel-aged wee heavy scotch ale
  • Saint Arnold Bishop’s Barrel 6 (13 percent ABV), an imperial pumpkin stout aged in rum barrels
  • Saint Arnold Bishop’s Barrel 7 (11.3 percent ABV), a bourbon barrel-aged imperial stout
  • Saint Arnold Bishop’s Barrel 8 (11.5 percent ABV), a bourbon barrel-aged imperial stout
  • Saint Arnold Bishop’s Barrel 9 (12.9 percent ABV), a bourbon barrel-aged imperial pumpkin stout
  • Saint Arnold Bishop’s Barrel 10 (12.7 percent ABV), a bourbon barrel-aged barleywine
  • Saint Arnold Bishop’s Barrel 11 (10.1 percent ABV), a gin barrel-aged double IPA
  • Saint Arnold Bishop’s Barrel 12 (8.9 percent ABV), an ale aged in Sauvignon Blanc wine barrels with cherries and brettanomyces
  • Saint Arnold Bishop’s Barrel 13 (12 percent ABV), a bourbon barrel-aged quadrupel
  • Saint Arnold Bishop’s Barrel 14 (12.1 percent ABV), a Russian imperial stout that has aged in bourbon barrels with coffee
  • Saint Arnold Bishop’s Barrel 15, a barleywine aged in rye whiskey barrels
  • Saint Arnold Bishop’s Barrel 16, a dubbel-style ale aged in red wine barrels with brettanomyces
  • Saint Arnold Bishop’s Barrel 17, a adambier-style ale aged in bourbon barrels
  • Saint Arnold Bishop’s Barrel 18, an oat wine ale aged rye whiskey barrels

Saint Arnold Bishop's Barrel 18 12-Ounce Bottle Label 3

As with previous incarnations in the series, Bishop’s Barrel 18 will be packaged in 12-ounce bottles. An email sent to the brewery for additional information was not immediately returned.