Bashah Reserve, by Stone and BrewDog

Bashah Reserve, by Stone and BrewDog

A Collaborative brew between Stone Brewing Co. and BrewDog.

After over 12 months in the making, a tiny amount of Bashah Reserve is now ready to excite your imaginations and bedazzle your senses. Here is the story of how the beer started out in 2009:

We made less than 750 bottles of each and a small amount is available for a limited time online. The 2 editions are

Bashah 2009 Highland Park and Black Raspberry Reserve

Bashah 2009 Imperial and Tayberry Reserve

Each comes in a 375ml bottle with cork finish. Each bottle is also individually numbered and comes with an awesome hand-drawn custom label from Johanna Basford. The labels are very much pieces of art in their own right.

You can get your paws on our beers here.

 final222_400Greg Koch and James tasting the beer with the proto-type label still on!

And a little on the hand-drawn label.......

johanna draw


The paper artwork begins to take shape; a moonlit demon prowls over a tomb-like mound of misshapen skulls, entwined by thorny branches of berries and blossoms. Obviously every discerning illustrator knows black nail polish enhances the macabre nature of any dark piece. Gothic flourishes and curios such as candlelit lanterns, an owl and a distant city skyline create a narrative within the artwork, reflecting the many layers of story and detail which combine to create this dark tipple. The result? An inky nocturnal delirium, as deliciously dark and intricate as the beer it will contain.

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baidu 25.10.2010 @ 5:08am
Thomas 21.10.2010 @ 8:11pm
Superb artwork.
phil dalgleish 10.10.2010 @ 8:41pm
limited edition just means you get to drink something someone else doesnt. dont buy it to look at it. buy it, open it and enjoy it......and if you dont enjoy what, try something else, its amazing what you can find
Kevin Burges 07.10.2010 @ 8:09am
Kieran,For someone who wasn't that enamoured with the bitterness of the original Bashah, do either of these have their bitterness tamed by the ageing? I'm guessing not.
kieran 06.10.2010 @ 4:15pm
Ive got to say ive already tried these beers (i bottled them :D) and they are both incredible! and despite being a highland park fan, i slightly prefered the imperial one.
Johnny Mac 06.10.2010 @ 12:54pm
Ordered!Looking forward to these!Missed the Bashah first time round.
Justin 06.10.2010 @ 11:28am
So, according to the video, the Black Raspberries went into the Imperial casks and the Tayberries went into the Highland Park Casks... maybe there's some confusion or maybe this means there will be a second release of Bashah Reserve vice versa!Either way, I ordered mine.
Adrian 06.10.2010 @ 8:34am
this sounds epic.order duly placed!
Will 05.10.2010 @ 11:14pm
Very inspiring!At what point does your beer become fully fledged art and too good to drink?