All Funked Up Fruitis The Farmer Beescake

All Funked Up Fruitis The Farmer Beescake

Against the Grain Brewery & Smokehouse

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Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale
ABV: 8 %
Availability: Rotating

Another Funked Up Belgian style saison finished with Brettanomyces. The grain bill includes Pilsner, Vienna and Munich malts. The addition of spelt provides a crisp, dry finish and 60# of honey gives it a complex sweetness and lighter body. We fermented with a Belgian Saison yeast and then tucked this away for 6 months in steel wine barrels where we added the juice of hundreds of pounds of cantaloupe and honeydew melons. Then inoculated the barrels with a wild yeast, Brettanomyces Bruxenellenis to eat the extra melon sugar and produce funky flavors. If that is not interesting enough we bottle and keg conditioned (naturally carbonated) the entire batch using only yeast, more honey and melon juice (that's crazy stuff there folks). The resulting beer is fresh, fruity and funky.

Created: Nov 17, 2017 by CraftBeerTraders

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