Starting today, Weldwerks Brewing Co. is holding a lottery for the most expensive beer it has ever produced.
That beer is Vanilla Medianoche, a 13.5 percent ABV imperial stout brewed with three pounds per barrel of Madagascar vanilla beans and aged for 17 months in bourbon barrels sourced from Breckenridge Distillery. As the name indicates, the base beer is the Greeley, Colo.-based brewery’s Medianoche imperial stout, which was released in bottles for the first time last week.
In addition, $10 of the $55 bottle cost will be donated to the Weld Food Bank in Weldwerks home city of Greeley, Colo.
According to Weldwerks, Vanilla Medianoche will be packaged in 22-ounce bottles ($55) with a one bottle per person limit. Interested parties will have to enter a lottery between Oct. 13 at 10 a.m. MDT and Oct. 14 at 10 p.m. MDT via Eventbrite, with winners to be notified by Oct. 16 and will have 24 hours to purchase their tickets. Bottle pickups will be during normal taproom hours from Oct. 27 – Oct.29 and no proxies will be allowed.