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Oamaru Kriek

Oamaru Kriek

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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.

A gentle pink blush, and foamy fizz. Sweet cherry, almondy, coconut vanilla aroma. Sour cherry, redcurrants with a funky brett sour backbone. Refreshing spritzy finish.
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