The newest joint effort bringing together American Solera and Oceanside, Calif.-based Horus Aged Ales is being released on Black Friday.
Distraction’s Crest is a 13 percent ABV imperial stout aged in bourbon barrels with coconut, marshmallow and vanilla beans. The new stout is the third collaboration between the two breweries following the release of Distraction’s Grasp, a 14 percent ABV imperial stout brewed with Geisha coffee, hazelnuts, toasted coconut and vanilla beans on June 1, 2019 and Barrel-Aged Distraction’s Grasp, a 14 percent ABV imperial stout aged in bourbon barrels with Geisha coffee, hazelnuts, toasted coconut and vanilla beans earlier this year.
According to American Solera, Distraction’s Crest will be is packaged in 500ml bottles ($50) and are scheduled to be released on Nov. 27 at the brewery, with a bottle purchase limit that will be based on turnout.
In addition, members of American Solera’s membership club were entered into a lottery on Nov. 20 and winners were able to purchase one bottle each at the above retail price.