The New Old-Fashioned Beer: The Bruery Fruet / Bois

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Matured in bourbon barrels, this strong ale tips the scale at a hefty 15.5 percent alcohol. But it’s nicely balanced, with chocolate and tobacco notes and a long finish. [$30/26 oz; bruery.com]