Epic Elder Brett: Saison-Brett Golden Ale

Brewed by Epic Brewing Company

Saison9.5% ABV40 IBU

Independent Craft Brewer Seal

RateBeer Score    97 Overall   96 Style

Brewed on November 18, 2013. Packaged on November 20, 2014. This year’s release pours a crystal clear straw color with hints of green in the highlights. The aroma suggests bright under-ripe fruit, nectarine pit and tangerine peel, with a well cellared, chardonnay complexity. The Brettanomyces funk that defines this beer is more restrained this season, blending smoothly with the white oak of the barrel. The finish is sour and crisp but still allows both the pilsner malt and oats to surface before a light astringent bitterness sets in. Elder Brett is best enjoyed in a snifter glass at a cool, not cold, temperature. Pair it with lighter but complex dishes such as white fish, hard cheeses, salads with bitter greens or fruit based deserts.

The Malts
Weyermann Pilsner, Briess Pregel. Barley Flakes, Light candy sugar, Briess 2-Row Caraplis Malt, and Briess Flaked Oats

The Hops
Tettnang


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Available near Fairfield, Connecticut

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