Rye Whiskey Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout with Cacao Nibs

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The river Kokytus is a cold and dismal place in Dante’s Inferno. It’s a treacherous body of water and ice that surrounds Hades and has trapped thousands of souls. While the imagery might seem dark for a beer name, those familiar with our previous barrel-aged release, Acheron, will surely know what to expect. Kokytus is a 13.8%abv imperial stout. We aged this brew for 7 months in rye whiskey barrels. To balance out the intense barrel flavor, cacao nibs were added. This beer is not to be taken lightly. It’s said that the river is the main resting place for traitors and wrongdoers. One thing is for sure, do not turn your back on Kokytus.

Adventure Pairing:

Deception. Kokytus is the second highest abv beer we’ve ever produced. What’s tricky, or deceptive, about this beer is its drinkability. The booziness is very well hidden behind layers of sweet chocolate, rich whiskey, and a slight smokiness.


August 2018
2-pack 12oz cans

Here’s What People are Saying.

damn! Best stout I’ve ever had.

Ben M.

Da Bomb! Resembles a stout bomb, super thick & full flavored!


Cocoa, sweetness, boozy and smooth. Dangerously smooth.

Daniel S.

The winner of the day here at Martin House! This rye whiskey barrel aged stout takes the cake! Subtly strong with hints of cocoa & vanilla.

William T.

Oh my freaking goodness!!!!! Easily one of the best beers I’ve had.

Russ C.

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