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A Taste of the Just Released Deep Ellum Four Swords Cab Barrel Aged at the New Taproom

DSC06454by Steven Doyle

We checked in at the fairly new Deep Ellum Taproom located inside the brewery of the same name, and was pleasantly surprised to find what resembles a pretty cool looking pub found on the outskirts of Deep Ellum. You can often find beers that the brewery produces that might not be served elsewhere, such as the new  Four Swords Cabernet Barrel Aged brew released today in bottles. If you go today when they open their doors, you might be able to find a few snifters left of this unique beer. Otherwise you will need to scout out a bottle or two at your favorite high-end beer retailer. The supply is horrendously limited at about 45 cases.

We chatted up Deep Ellum Brewery owner John Reardon for the low down on this special beer and he said it was the Four Swords quad that has been barrel aged in casks they purchased from Ben Calais over a year ago when Calais winery was still located in Deep Ellum, If you recall, Calais has since moved to their new vineyard in the hill country of Hye, Texas.   Continue reading

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Calais Winery In Deep Ellum Moving To Hye, Texas

calais1by Steven Doyle

Calais Winery in Deep Ellum will be shutting their doors July first and moving down to Hye, TX once their new winery is ready, probably by the end of summer or early fall, according to Benjamin Calais. This is also home to Garrison Brothers Distillery.

 

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