Burial ‘Machete’, 6% ABV. Asheville, NC – Mixed culture farmhouse, made by blending old oak-aged saison with a bright young saison. It’s rusticity exudes peppery spice, citric and grassy aromas, while a vivid acidity provides the palate cleansing finish.
Stillwater ‘Action Bronson’s 7000’, 4,5% ABV. Brooklyn, NY – a dry hopped sour ale with muscat grapes. Aroma brings out the tart muscat grapes with light wild yeast, some lacto and very tart citrus. The flavor is along the same lines, with tartness and dry grapes including lots of must. Good stuff!
Allagash ‘Two Lights’, 6,7% ABV. Portland, ME – A beer brewed with sauvignon blanc must and fermented with lager and champagne yeast. An ode to two of the more refreshing drinks of summer : cold beer and sparkling wine. Flavor profile is a mix of tropical fruit and the snappy spritz of a freshly picked grape.
The Bruery ‘Out of the Lunchbox’, 7,3% ABV. Placentia, CA – What’s better than splitting a PB&J sandwich with your favorite buddy over lunch? How about sharing this PB&J-inspired beer instead? This lunchtime ale was brewed with lactose; with peanut flour, boysenberries and salt added.