Assemblage No. 1 (Brasserie Dunham)

Style: Blended American Wild Ale 5.5% ABV From: Dunham, Quebec Brewery’s Note: “Propolis and our American Pale Ale both aged in Zinfandel barrels with Brettanomyces. Our first iconic assembly [blend?] where the effect of the barrels transcends the two base of beers used here. Fruity flavors, zesty, floral, rustic touches of brett. A big beer thirsty!” –According to Google Translate and me inferring… The beer … Continue reading Assemblage No. 1 (Brasserie Dunham)

Biere Sauvage Saison Reserve (Brasserie Dunham)

Style: Saison blended with an ale brewed with Tea and Guava aged in Pinot Noir Barrels 6.5% ABV From: Dunham, Quebec Brewery’s Note: “A blend of our Saison Rustique (82%) and Leo’s Early Breakfast IPA (18%) patiently aged in oak barrels with a single yeast flora . The result is a complex beer, dry, floral bouquet, fruity and rustic. Special brew 2nd Birthday.” The beer … Continue reading Biere Sauvage Saison Reserve (Brasserie Dunham)

Disco Pig #2.1:  BARREL AGED Brett Golden Sour

(Black Hog Brewing Company) Style: Red Wine Barrel Aged Kettle Soured Brett 6.5% ABV Barrels: Cabernet Franc From: Oxford, CT Brewery’s Note: “This beer had a long weekend in our brew kettle allowing beer bugs (Pediococcus and Latcobacillus) to get down get down and do their sour thang. While yeast strains eat sugar and produce alcohol beer bugs eat sugar and produce acids. This gives … Continue reading Disco Pig #2.1:  BARREL AGED Brett Golden Sour

Sauvage Blanc (Green Bench Brewing Company & Trinity Brewing Co.)

Style: Mixed Fermentation Wild Ale 5.5% ABV 50 IBU’s OG: 12.2P 30% Fermentables: Chardonnay Grape Must Single Hop Selection: Nelson Sauvin Primary Yeast: House Mixed Culture Conditioning Yeast: Brettanomyces Dre Brux Brewery’s Note: “100% Brettanomyces fermented farmhouse ale with 30% fermentables coming from Chardonnay Grape Must and 100% Nelson Hops. Bottle conditioned on Brett./ The Sauvage Club is a limited membership program centered around an … Continue reading Sauvage Blanc (Green Bench Brewing Company & Trinity Brewing Co.)

Disco Pig #1: Brown Brett Braggot (Black Hog Brewing Company)

Style: Mixed Fermentation Braggot 6.0% ABV IBU’s: 18 Other: 200 lbs. Honey Yeasts: Belgian Saison, Brettanomyces Bottled On 08/17/14 From: Oxford, CT Brewery’s Note: “This beer started its life as a brown ale that just wanted to be a bit more. Our farmer Rally, who picks up spent grains also happens to have a pretty thriving bee business. He transports his hives from state to … Continue reading Disco Pig #1: Brown Brett Braggot (Black Hog Brewing Company)

Disco Pig #4: Lime Maguey (Black Hog Brewing Company)

Style: Brett Lime Saison 6.5% ABV Hops: Lemon Drop Other: Lime Bottled On 07/06/15 Bottle#717 of744 From: Oxford, CT Brewery’s Note: “Lime Maguey – Saison made with Brett, Lime Peel, Lime Juice, and Lemon Drop Hops” The beer pours a murky orange, like pulpy orange juice blended with water. It forms a good sized head of pebble-like, white bubbles that form a mountain scape of … Continue reading Disco Pig #4: Lime Maguey (Black Hog Brewing Company)

Evora (Allagash Brewing Company)

Style: Mixed Fermentation Belgian-style Strong Pale Ale aged in Brandy Barrels 9.0% ABV From: Portland, ME Grains: Maris Otter Malt, Flaked Oats Hops: Sorachi Ace, Hallertau, and Northern Brewer Yeast: Classic Belgian, Brettanomyces Bruxellensis Barrels: Aged for One Year in Portuguese Brandy Barrels Total Fermentation and Conditioning Time: 18 months Brewery’s Note: “Evora is a golden hued ale with aromas of tropical fruit, honey, and spice. Citrus, oak, and earthiness … Continue reading Evora (Allagash Brewing Company)