If you’ve ever had the urge to dunk an Oreo into your beer, rather than your milk, you’re shockingly not alone.
A brewery in Richmond, Virginia has released a milk stout aged on Oreos. The Veil Brewing Company recently debuted its “Hornswoggler with Oreos” on its Facebook page.
“We took our 7% robust chocolate milk stout Hornswoggler and conditioned it on hundreds of pounds of Oreo cookies,” the company wrote. “If you like Oreo cookies, this is a must try.”
‘Conditioning’ is the brief aging period wherein the beer is mixed with additional ingredients and soaks up those flavors. Once the flavors have melded long enough, the additional ingredients (in this case, Oreos) are removed.
That said, this particular Hornswoggler comes with a stern warning: “THERE MAY BE SOME RESIDUAL FERMENTABLE SUGARS FROM THE COOKIES IN THE BEER. WE HIGHLY SUGGEST KEEPING THESE CANS AS COLD AS POSSIBLE AT ALL TIMES.”
In a nutshell, that means your Oreo stout could keep fermenting in the can, even resulting in a sickeningly sweet explosion of sorts.
The Beer Street Journal reports that the beer was released in 16 ounce cans at the brewery only, and only about 60 to 80 cases were produced.
Unfortunately, it seems they’re already sold out, so you may have to resort to the poor man’s Oreo-infused beer (again, why?) unless demand calls for another batch.
h/t Travel and Leisure.