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.)

Nebiulin-a (LoverBeer)

Style: Italian Gueuze with Nebbiolo Grapes 8.0% ABV Brewed in: 2013 From: Torino, Italy Distributer’s Note: “Loverbeer’s tribute to a Gueuze, a 3 year blend of their Biere du Lambic (2009, 2010, 2011) along with the addition of 2012 Nebbiolo grapes that were used for Barolo wine. Biere du Lambic is their base for Beerbrugna without the plums.” Brewery’s Note: “This beer is fermented with … Continue reading Nebiulin-a (LoverBeer)

Spontanwhitegrape (Mikkeller)

Style: Spontaneously Fermented Ale Aged on White Grapes 7.7% ABV Brewer’s Note: “Sour Ale Brewed with Riesling Grapes & Aged in Oak Barrels” The beer’s label is funky and bright.  Mikkeller just recently hired their artist, Keith Shore, full-time.  It definitely has a “European Cartooning” feel to it, which is funny since Shore is from Philly…  I’m not a huge fan of his style, but … Continue reading Spontanwhitegrape (Mikkeller)

Ancient Ales Series: Midas Touch (Dogfish Head Craft Brewery)

Style: Herbed/Spiced Beer 9.0% ABV 12 IBU’s Brewed with: barley, honey, white muscat grapes & saffron From: Milton, Delaware Brewer’s Note: “This was the first beer in our Ancient Ales series. This sweet yet dry beer is made with ingredients found in 2,700-year-old drinking vessels from the tomb of King Midas. Somewhere between wine and mead, Midas will please the chardonnay and beer drinker alike.” The … Continue reading Ancient Ales Series: Midas Touch (Dogfish Head Craft Brewery)