Abbaye Saint Bon-Chien Grand Cru (2014) – Frenchy Sparkling Wine (Brasserie des Franches-Montagnes)

Style: Wild Ale aged in French Sparkling Wine Barrels 11.0% ABV Ingredients: Swiss mountains’ spring water, barley malts,sugar, hop, yest. From: Jura, Switzerland Brewery’s Note: “Ale Matured in Oak Barrel. Hand bottled, with prise de mousse. This Grand Cru’s complexity will increase with age. Abbey Saint Bon-Chien Grand Cru is sometimes available when we come across wonderful barrels and in barrels or Rum Vin Jaune … Continue reading Abbaye Saint Bon-Chien Grand Cru (2014) – Frenchy Sparkling Wine (Brasserie des Franches-Montagnes)

2013 Biere De Norma (Hill Farmstead Brewery)

Style: Biére de Garde brewed with Honey and aged on Oak Barrels/ March Farmhouse Saison 7.0% ABV 14° Plato Ingredients: Pale Malt, Caramel Malt, American and European Hops, Vermont Honey, Ale Yeast, and our well water From: Greensboro, VT Brewer’s Note: “Norma (1939-2011) was my maternal Grandmother, my Guardian Angel, and the woman that nourished the laughter and innocence of my youth. In her honor, … Continue reading 2013 Biere De Norma (Hill Farmstead Brewery)

Phobos And Deimos (Rising Tide Brewing Company)

Style: Bière de Mars 7.9% ABV Released March 2013 From: Portland, ME Brewer’s Note: “Part of the Entrepôt series of warehouse ales. Phobos & Deimos was our limited release spring seasonal beer brewed in the bière de mars style featuring 100% Nelson Sauvin hops. Hazy orange in color with sweet citrus and grape notes and a dry finish.” Phobos & Deimos (n)— the two moons of Mars … Continue reading Phobos And Deimos (Rising Tide Brewing Company)

Private Rye Bière De Garde (Jack’s Abby Brewing)

Style: Bière De Garde  6.0% ABV 30 IBU’S OG 14.5º Plato Brewer’s Note: “Brewed in the French farmhouse style as a warm fermented lager. The grist contains 30% Rye Malt local sourced and malted in MA as well as Belgian candy sugar. We leave this beer slightly hazy to accentuate the mild fruity yeasty character. Copper in color, a spicy Rye flavor emerges in a … Continue reading Private Rye Bière De Garde (Jack’s Abby Brewing)