6% alc/Vol. 18-20 months old at release. Bottle and Keg Conditioned. Nano batch, 50- 100 litres. Vegan. Bronze medal, AIBA 2019. Label art: Peter Davidson & Michael O’Brien. Seasonal.
Sour Cherry wild ale. A spontaneously fermented wheat beer, using old hops. A long three hour boil after a decoction step mash, the day before. Cooled overnight in winter months in a coolship — an open tray, in our barrel room with the doors open. Then poured onto local sour cherries from the Newlands Orchard at Maheno, for six months, prior to packaging.
Food pairing: Oat crackers. Tangy strong and cream cheese. Almonds, hazelnut or walnut desserts. Vanilla ice cream. Chocolate.