Smuttynose Short Batch #20 Luna Moth

Formerly brewed at Smuttynose Brewing Company
Hampton, New Hampshire USA
7.2% Saison | 19 Ratings | Series Seasonal |
Luna Moth is the name of our next Short Batch. Itís a hoppy saison, that features El Dorado hops, the only hop with itís own website (seriously, itís www.eldoradohops.com), as a dry hop. El Dorado infuses stone fruit, watermelon and pear characteristics when used as a dry-hop. Yum. Why a hoppy saison? Pretty simple, really... Smuttynose only gets one pitch of saison yeast each year for our Farmhouse Ale (shipping on May 28). We wanted to do a second beer with this unique yeast and we had just gotten a whole shed load of El Dorado pellets. Everything really came together nicely with this one and we think youíll enjoy it.

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