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Notch BSA Harvest (2011)


Notch Brewing
Brewed at Ipswich Ale Brewery
Ipswich, Massachusetts USA
Style: Saison | Ratings: 0 | Alcohol: 4.4%
Under the Brewers Supporting Agriculture (BSA) program, brewers buy shares of their barely crops at the beginning of the season from Western Mass farmers. Notch was proud to be one of the first brewers to participate in this program, and the BSA Harvest Ale is the result of this year’s barley crop. This year’s BSA Harvest is an American Farmhouse Ale that displays the character of a Belgian Saison, yet with US hops and New England grains.

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