Moon Dog Black Lung

Style
Barrel-Aged Smoked Stout
ABV
7.7%
Bitterness
40 IBU

The Black Lung first appeared as a teaser keg at Josie Bones during Good Beer Week, where its no holds barred smokiness was undermined a little by a lack of body. No such problem this time around as it gets a full release, complete with tweaked recipe and a rich, smooth mouthfeel. Considering there's both peated malt and a bourbon barrel at play, it's a surprisingly rounded affair, with plenty of sweetness in the malt profile to balance the smoke and oak. The effects of the bourbon really come into play in the mouth, rolling around your tongue in such a manner as to make you wish it was mid-winter again. Well, almost. The chances of some still being around Crafty Towers next winter are slim, however, as this is our pick of the Moon Dog releases to date.

Published December 6, 2011

Name
Moon Dog
Address

17 Duke Street
Abbotsford
VIC 3067

Open Hours

Brewery bar open
Tues to Fri: 4pm to 11pm
Saturday: Midday to 11pm
Sunday: Midday to 8pm

Tours

Upon request

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