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Thread: Bourbon barrel stout

  1. #1
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    Thumbs up Bourbon barrel stout

    Ok, I just racked off our stout that was in the barrels for 8 months.. It's wonderful. I am charging 6$ per 12 oz. serving here at the brewpub. I have some intrest from some other pubs wanting to put on a 1/6th barrel on tap. My question is for anyone that is doing barrel aged beers is:

    Whats the average cost that you guys are charging for the barrel aged beers.

    I have been doing our other beer for awhile now and have my prices for those it just for the barrel aged beer??

    Thanks
    Kyle

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    What to charge...

    In the long run you'll make more money if you keep it in house. I'm getting about 240 8oz serving from a half bbl. At $5 a serving that's $1200 at retail.
    If you're a good guy you'd sell your barrel aged beer at wholesale at about 25% of retail or $300 per 1/2bbl. So, all of a sudden you should see it's not so profitable at wholesale...

    Tash

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    Hey thanks Tash, Yea i went ahead and sold just one 1/6th barrel to a key location that brings our pub business. I sold the 1/6th for 100$ and the rest at the brewpub. This beer goes over well we sell 10 ounce for 6$ and no one really has an issue with the price. Thanks again

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