This might be the most unique barrel aged lager you will find. Brewed like a barley wine but fermented as a lager then aged on fresh wet Buffalo Trace barrels for 5 months.
Coney Island Barrel-Aged Human Blockhead® is the seventh release in Shmaltz’s Limited Engagement Barrel-Aged series, and took home a Gold Medal at the World Beer Championships in 2011. The series also includes 2010 Great American Beer Festival Silver Medalist HE'BREW R.I.P.A. on Rye; 2011 World Beer Championships Gold Medalist HE'BREW Vertical Jewbelation; and HE'BREW Genesis 15:15, a 15% ABV barleywine brewed with grapes, figs, dates, and pomegranates. The Limited Engagement Barrel-Aged series not only represents some of Shmaltz's most decorated beers, but also boasts the highest consumer ratings from BeerAdvocate.com and RateBeer.com. The latter recently ranked Shmaltz Brewing as one of the "Top 50 Brewers in the World" for 2012. With the release of Barrel-Aged Human Blockhead®, Shmaltz Brewing continues to design unique and sophisticated beers that can stand with the world's best specialty beverages.