Ten times spirits and beer joined forces

15th February, 2018 by Nicola Carruthers

From an IPA-finished single malt to a vodka made with two varieties of hops, SB has scoured experimental endeavours to reveal 10 times that the worlds of spirits and beer collided.

This is our selection of the top 10 times that beer and spirits joined forces

This is our selection of the top 10 times beer and spirits joined forces

Cask finishing in wine barrels has long been a part of the spirits world, as you can see from our pick of the 10 times the two categories worked together, but what of the relationship between beer and spirits?

Whether it’s an Irish whiskey aged in IPA beer barrels or a Bourbon made with ex-ale casks, there have been plenty of times that brewers and distillers have teamed up to create limited-edition expressions and line extensions.

While whisky has dominated our list, we also take in gins made with beer distillate and a series of American brandies aged in beer barrels.

Scroll through to see a selection of the top 10 times spirits and beer producers joined forces.

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