San Diego Trip Giveaway Header

Wynkoop Brews Rocky Mountain Oyster Stout With Real Bull Testicles

by The Drink Nation on Oct 2, 2012 in Beer
Wynkoop Brews Rocky Mountain Oyster Stout With Real Bull Testicles

Yes, they actually did it. Last spring, Denver's Wynkoop Brewing Co. sent out a press release and debuted a video announcing a new beer, brewed with “Rocky Mountain oysters,” aka bull testicles, which — when seasoned and fried — are one of Colorado’s most popular snacks. The April 1 date of the announcement was a giveaway, however; the whole thing was an April Fools joke.

Outrageousness nothwithstanding, the response from brewers, beer writers and craft beer drinkers was generally positive — many thought the joke was real, and expressed interest in trying the ballsy brew. So, head brewer Andy Brown and team decided to go for it.

The eight barrel batch of Rocky Mountain Oyster Stout that will debut just in time for the Great American Beer Festival was made with 25 pounds of hand-sliced and roasted bull testicles, along with locally-grown malts, roasted barley, sea salt and Stryian Goldings hops. It carries an ABV of 7%, and is 3 BPB (that would be “balls per barrel”). Look for the brew at Wynkoop’s GABF table if you're headed out for the event. Do you have the balls to try it?

Recent Articles
spacer
Home Bar Project Below Features

Feedback

How are we doing? Tell us what you like or don't like and how we can improve. We would love to hear your thoughts!

*Name:
*E-mail:
*Suggestions:
 
House of Cards Season 3 Features $750,000 Solid Gold Bottle of Vodka: Is It Real?
by Swabreen Bakr Mar 2, 2015
Creep Out All Your Friends with a Fake Baby Filled with Booze
by Ryan Hudak Feb 26, 2015
Move Over Cat Cafes, London is Getting an Owl Bar

Move Over Cat Cafes, London is Getting an Owl Bar

Soho, London is getting an owl bar pop-up, and it might be the best thing ever. ...read more ›

by Kate Monzo Feb 26, 2015
SPONSORED
Visit Drink Baltimore on Your Phone
Home Bar Project: How to Make a Sands Cocktail

Home Bar Project: How to Make a Sands Cocktail

Have you ever dreamed of having an amazing home bar, filled with bottles you actually use and the tools you need to execute a finely crafted cocktail?...read more ›

by The Drink Nation Feb 24, 2015
Benedict Cumberbatch Whips Out Flask at The Oscars
by The Drink Nation Feb 23, 2015
Drizly, a New Drink Delivery App, Arrives in Baltimore
by Jennifer Waldera Feb 23, 2015
23 New Bars and Restaurants We Can't Wait to Visit in 2015

23 New Bars and Restaurants We Can't Wait to Visit in 2015

New bars and restaurants are popping up all over the place, and we can't wait to try them all....read more ›

by Jennifer Waldera Feb 23, 2015
Pair Wine Like a Pro with the Help of These Apps

Pair Wine Like a Pro with the Help of These Apps

VinePair's apps simplify the wine pairing process. ...read more ›

by Kate Monzo Feb 19, 2015
Where to Find the 5 Best Margaritas in Baltimore

Where to Find the 5 Best Margaritas in Baltimore

Taco Tuesday is great, but Tequila Tuesday sounds even better, if you ask us. ...read more ›

by Jennifer Waldera Feb 16, 2015
Scottish Brewery Releases 'Performance Enhancing' Ale

Scottish Brewery Releases 'Performance Enhancing' Ale

50 Shades of Green, a special Valentine's brew from Innis & Gunn, claims it will enhance your bedroom performance. ...read more ›

by Kate Monzo Feb 16, 2015
SPONSORED
View all Articles

Like us on Facebook!

Close