After blending Scottish and German floor-malted barley with some choice American hops, the brewery house yeast was pitched and fermented “The River” to a lush, earthy elixir that was then stored in pre-used wine barrels from Red Hook Winery. The burnished gold liquid is topped off with rich, pale foam and smells of wood, vanilla, berries and spice.
thirdeye11 (5343) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 18, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
(draught at the brewery) clearish gold, creamy fine lasting white bubbles. Nose of red wine notes, spicy Belgian yeast, slight sweet malt. Taste is complex, spicy pepper notes, belgian yeast, aged hops, red wine notes. Spicy and dry finish. Really refreshing.
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