4 years ago, Cameron’s brewmaster Jason Britton put some of their award-winning Doppelbock (a dark, lightly sweet, higher-alcohol lager) into bourbon barrels. 4 years later he decided it was perfection and the brewery released its Deviator Doppelbock Vintage 2012 — an unblended 4-year-old version that is swoon-worthy. Dark chocolate and molasses dominate the nose. The sip starts with dried prune and moves to dark, sweet molasses mid-palate before drying out on notes of black liquorice, light baking spices and roast coffee. The best part is the finish — unlike a bourbon barrel-aged stout this finale is short and sweet, making the beer a ruminating sipper that is dangerously quaffable.