Fremont Barrel Aged B-Bomb Coconut

Fremont Brewing Company
Seattle, WA, United States of America

Vital Statistics

ABV: 13%
Bitterness: 65 IBU

From the brewer

This year’s release of B-Bomb is aged in 12-year-old American Oak bourbon barrels and is a blend of 9, 12, and 24-month old barrel strength Winter Ale. This special edition adds toasted coconut to complement the bourbon, oak, cacao, and leather notes achieved from B-Bomb’s extended barrel aging and barrel blending. Each barrel contributes a different note, and combining each barrel to create a coherent tone is a distinct art and true pleasure. Please do enjoy this unique barrel-aged ale today but know that Coconut Edition B-Bomb will age gracefully for years to come.

Average Scores

Overall: 91 (logged 11 times)
Nitro Draft: 92 (logged 1 time)
Draft: 90 (logged 6 times)
Bottle: 92 (logged 4 times)

Who's been drinking this

2019 release
I very much prefer this on CO2 but obviously still excellent
Nitro Draft at Eureka!, Seattle
2019 release
2017 release
Still great, buttery, smooth, rich. Bourbon has become very-well integrated. Might have been a little too strong for lunchtime, but I'll never turn this down if it's available.
2018 release
Bottle at Work
2017 release
Right. Thick. But not quite sold on the coconut.
Bottle at Beeeeves, Redmond
2017 release
Bottle at The Dark Place
2017 release
Noticeably smoothed out after a year of aging, this was more of a creamy-sweet-but-not-at-all-cloying coconut candy beer. If you’re going to do a coconut beer, there is a way to do it dark, and a way to do it sweet. This is the apotheosis of the latter.
Bottle at Home
2018 release
A little sad that they didn’t have this on nitro anymore, but this was remarkable nonetheless. Boozy, bourbony, sweet and delicious. Tiny bit raw around the edges from being young.
2017 release
2017 release