Oskar Blues to Release Taproom-Only Rum Barrel-Aged Death by Coconut

LONGMONT, Colo. — Let’s get ready to RUM-ble. Oskar Blues Brewery‘s cult favorite, Rum Barrel-Aged Death By Coconut, is back for a ONE-DAY return on Saturday, Dec. 9 at its Colorado and North Carolina Taprooms.

Rum Barrel-Aged Death By Coconut clocks in at 11% ABV and is aged in barrels for nine months until it has the right amount of rum-soaked oak, molasses, vanilla, coconut and chocolate goodness derived from the wood. Then, it is racked and swirled together with dessicated coconut, coconut cream, and pure liquid cacao from Cholaca to create a beer that’s layered and complex. Rum B.A. Death By Coconut will be available exclusively on draft in limited rotation and in 19.2 ounce stovepipes for a SINGLE DAY.

“When the cult speaks, we listen. We knew we had to bring back this rummy, coconutty, chocolatey concoction,” said Tim Matthews, head of brewery operations. “Death By Coconut takes the palate to a different place from the typical beer world of malt and hops. When you think of coconut, you think tropical and when you think tropical, you naturally think rum. We’re basically sending your taste buds on vacation with this barrel-aged goodness.”

Rum B.A. Death By Coconut Tapping Events on Saturday, Dec. 9

The limited release will be held at the Oak Room in Longmont, CO (entrance is on the Northwest side of the brewery), the Boulder Taproom in Boulder, CO and the Tasty Weasel Taproom in Brevard, N.C. Sales will begin at 10am and numbered wrist bands will be handed out at 9:30am so get in line early. Don’t worry, we’ll be slinging breakfast food and Hotbox Roasters coffee will be there to feed your other addiction.

  • Tasty Weasel, Brevard, NC – Details and RSVP
  • Oak Room, Longmont, CO – Details and RSVP
  • Boulder Tap Room, Boulder, CO – Details and RSVP

We want to grow the coconut cult following, so we’ll have limited amounts of drafts available for sampling and cans available for purchase. Sorry folks but CROWLER cans and growlers will not be available for purchase during the tapping events.

Are the natives restless? Bonus EARLY tapping only at Oskar Blues Boulder Taproom on Thursday, 12/7 at 6pm

A special, very limited tapping of the Rum B.A. Death By Coconut draft only will be flowing at the new Oskar Blues Boulder Taproom beginning at 6pm. Get there early because when it runs out, it’s out. No CROWLER cans.

Boulder Taproom, Boulder, CO – Details and RSVP

About Oskar Blues Brewery:

Founded 20 years ago in Lyons, Colorado, Oskar Blues Brewery launched the craft beer-in-a-can apocalypse with their hand-canned, flagship brew Dale’s Pale Ale. Today, Oskar Blues is one of the fastest growing breweries in the country and operates breweries in Colorado, North Carolina and Texas. Oskar Blues produced more than 200,000 barrels in 2016 and Dale’s Pale Ale earned the nation’s top-selling craft can six-pack at U.S supermarkets. The original craft beer canners continue to push innovation with creations like The CROWLER, Hotbox Coffee Roasters, B. Stiff & Sons Old Fashioned Sodas, The Oak Room, Oskar Blues Fooderies, REEB Cycles and the cycling inspired accommodations and event space at REEB Ranch in North Carolina. Oskar Blues is available in all 50 U.S. states, Washington, D.C., parts of Canada, Puerto Rico, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Spain, France, the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, the U.K., Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Chile, Brazil, and South Korea.

To keep up with all things Oskar Blues, visit http://www.oskarblues.com/

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