Barrel Chested by Upland Brewing Company in Indiana, United States

About Barrel Chested by Upland Brewing Company

This complex strong ale pours a beautiful deep copper with hues of bright mahogany and a creamy tan head. The essence of rich caramel, biscuit, toffee, and fig are coalesced during a long maturation period in oak barrels previously used by the Willett Distilling Company which arrive at the brewery still dripping with bourbon (which the brewers didn’t let go to waste). Over time, these barrels add their own flavor contributions of vanilla, toasted oak, and sweet bourbon undertones. At 9.5% ABV, this beer is a gentle giant with a seductive sweetness and intriguing complexity.


Well-made beer meets progressive Midwestern culture.

Upland Brewing Company makes Barrel Chested American Barleywine