The only Bulls we know in Chicago are the 6 time NBA champion Chicago Bulls. It is a dream of some sports fans to have a beer or two with one of the players but this takes bull and drinking to a whole other level.
Denver, Colorado’s Wynkoop Brewing Company have created a beer with “Bull Testicles.” Yep, Bull nuts.
Apparently this came about from a april fool’s joke but now it is a reality. The wacky beer company posted this on their blog about the brew.
Yes, the beer was inspired by our April Fools spoof video this spring, in which we claimed to have released a beer made with bull testicles.
Why actually make such a meaty treat? Months after doing the video (the idea for which hit me while sampling Odell Brewing’s recent and very delicious oyster stout for Jax restaurants), we and our fans are still laughing. Very important, that laughing.
We’ve also met folks around the country who saw the spoof and loved it. (Hello Hawaii!)
Plus, when we sent out the press release and the video link last April, we heard from brewers and beer writers who thought the beer was for real and loved the idea. They wanted samples. So did many patrons who came to the pub to try the beer.
So we’ve turned our joke into a reality.
And the taste?
Rocky Mountain Oyster Stout is an assertive foreign-style stout, slightly viscous, with a deep brown color. It has equally deep flavors of chocolate syrup, Kahlua, and espresso, along with a palpable level of alcohol and a savory umami-like note.It finishes dry and roasted with a fast-fading hop bite.
The beer is 7% ABV and has 3 BPBs. That’s balls per barrel.
So… Would you try “bull nut beer?”