A big malty monster with just enough hops to keep the malty beast in check..
11% Alc/ Vol. 40 IBUs
Jack Hammer - English-Style Barleywine - The Brew Kettle
A big malty monster with just enough hops to keep the malty beast in check.
TBK Promotional Materials
THE BREW KETTLE “JACK HAMMER” BARLEYWINE WINS AGAIN!
The winner of the Seventh Annual Cole's Barleywine Competition was Jack Hammer Barley Wine, created by Brew Master Jack Kephart at The Brew Kettle Production Works of Strongsville, Ohio. The consistent quality of Jack Hammer has set the bar pretty high in the category by taking 1st place in 2010 and 2nd place in 2011 and 1st again in 2012.
The competition, which is put together and promoted by the Brewing News, took place at Cole's in Buffalo on Sunday, February 5th. This year's competition featured 21 Barleywine's from around the country. A listing of past entries and winners can be seen at http://www.brewingnews.com/barleywine/ . A list of this years competitors, can be seen at http://www.brewingnews.com/barleywine/thankyou.html
The Brewing News is comprised of seven regional beer newspapers, including the Great Lakes Brewing News, which covers Ohio breweries.