Distributors like Sturgeon Bay’s Flanigan Distributing are making sure those who missed out on last fall’s Goose Island Bourbon County Stout do not miss out on the next whiskey/beer combination. Anheuser Busch released its collaboration with distiller Jim Beam back in August under the name Budweiser Reserve Copper Lager. Much like others in the market, the beer gets much of its flavor from being aged on charred oak barrels from the bourbon producer. Brian Flanigan from Flanigan Distributing says the entry is part of an ongoing series from the brewing giant.
Flanigan expects Budweiser Reserve Copper Lager to be available locally until around March when Anheuser-Busch releases its fourth beer in the collection.