In honor of the University of Oregon Ducks playing in the Rose Bowl, Nate Sampson, our Head Brewer at Track Town Ales, has brewed a beer with Oregon red roses.
Since the Rose Bowl is referred to as the "Granddaddy of Them All," we’ve named this special beer Granddaddy Ale. It’s a lightly hopped wheat beer with a floral aroma provided by the Oregon red roses that are added to the brew at the end of the boil.
Westmeister (1465) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JAN 29, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On Draft at Rogue Distillery and Public House. Pours an almost clear golden yellow with medium sized white head. Smell is a bouquet of flowers that are slightly wilting, some spice and lavendar. Taste is delicate flowers with a nice wheat component. This a certainly a sweet beer, but more honey sweet and not overpowering. Nice and light brew with the roses being the focal point. Glad I got to try.
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