Hoppin' Frog Brewery in Akron will release its B.O.R.I.S. The Crusher Oatmeal-Imperial Stout aged in whiskey barrels as a brewery-only exclusive from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday (June 14). It's called B.O.R.I.S. Bairille Aois, which is Celtic for barrel aged.
"Aged in very special Irish whiskey barrels to add a super-smooth, buttery and complex whiskey character to our multi-award-winning B.O.R.I.S. The Crusher Oatmeal-Imperial Stout," owner and brewer Fred Karm said in an email. "Cleaner and crisper than our standard Bourbon Barrel Aged B.O.R.I.S. Stout, this rare version is a testament to our hard work and dedication in bringing our customers the very best."
The price is $14.99 for a 22-ounce bottle and there is a two-case limit per person. The food truck Wholly Frijoles will be at the brewery at noon serving Mexican street food. The brewery also will be open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday for retail sales.