Brewer's Reserve No.2
Hidden in the cellars of Griffin Brewery, twenty fine cognac casks sat silently for a year. Inside them wasn’t brandy, but beer – Fuller’s Brewer’s Reserve No.2 – slowly but surely absorbing luxurious flavours from the solid oak surroundings.
Golden Pride forms the basis of Brewer’s Reserve No.2, but it’s the old oak casks that really hold the key to this limited edition. The beer is matured in barriques that once held Courvoisier Cognac, giving a unique and powerful flavour to the brew.
Brewer’s Reserve No.2 pours a deep bronze colour, and opens with an oaky aroma and an early hint of cognac. There’s an orange fruitiness on the nose too, which carries through onto a marmalade palate rich with woody character and distinct brandy notes.
Brewed with spirit
Over a late night dram one winter evening, Fuller’s Head Brewer, John Keeling, and a certain Master Distiller pondered a new concept in beer. A strong ale with the characteristics of a spirit. Some four years and several whisky casks later, Brewer’s Reserve No.1 was born.
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