Beaus The Spruce Moose

Brewed by Beaus Brewing Co.
Vankleek Hill, Canada
6.2% Spice/Herb/Vegetable | 15 Ratings | 33 IBU |
The Spruce Moose is a 6.2% American Pale Ale featuring an addition of more than 60 kilograms of hand-harvested spruce tips. This deep copper-coloured ale features a clean, light malt character complemented by zesty, piney hops

History & Style
Beauís Pro-Am series is a salute to homebrewers, true innovators of our craft: beers designed by amateur brewers, brewed at Beauís. The Spruce Moose was brewed with Patrick Boisvenue, winner of the 2012 Members of Barleyment Beauís Oktoberfest Homebrew Competition. No stranger to the Beauís brewhouse, Patrick also collaborated with Beauís to create the award-winning Burnt Rock Vanilla Porter.

Tasting Notes
A walk in the woods is subtly suggested in the aroma and flavour of this summer-suited ale. The Spruce Moose showcases a mellow maltiness and moderate hop bitterness, nuanced with additional aromas of citrus including grapefruit.

Food Pairings
Barbequed Salmon, Grilled Corn, & Potato Salad

Technical Specs
ALC./VOL.: 6.2%
INGREDIENTS: Local Spring Water, Organic Barley Malts, Wild Spruce Tips Organic Hops, Brewerís Yeast
MALTS: Pale Ale, Munich, Vienna, Caramunic (All Organic)
HOPS: Simcoe (Organic)
IBUíS: 13
OG: 14.0įP
FG: 2.5įP
IDEAL SERVING TEMPERATURE: 4-6į C

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