Description: Light, hoppy ale fermented in an open-top oak foudre, aged in oak and stainless steel, blended with additional barrel-aged beer, and dry-hopped, prior to bottle-conditioning with Skagit Valley blackberry honey from The Valley’s Buzz
- 86% Batch #12, brewed 6/28/18: Foudre-fermented hoppy, low-gravity ale, 51% secondary fermentation in stainless steel, 29% secondary fermentation in oak puncheons, 6% part of a solera puncheon
- 9% Batch #11, brewed 6/21/18: Foudre-fermented, barrel-aged, malt-accented ale, part of a solera puncheon
- 5% Batch #9, brewed 6/7/18: Foudre-fermented hoppy blonde ale, part of a solera puncheon
Packaging Date: 7/18/18
Total Volume Packaged: 2266.5 L / 599.6 gal; 15 20-liter kegs; 30 30-liter kegs; 1422 750ml bottles
Grains: NZ151 Pale Malt (12, 11), Raw Estica Wheat (12), Copeland Pale Munich Malt (11), Acidulated Malt (12. 11, 9), Dextrine Malt (12, 11), Copeland Pale Munich Malt (11), Flaked Oats (11), Pilot Pilsner (9), Raw White Wheat (9). All purchased from Skagit Valley Malting.
Dry Hops: PNW Whole Leaf Sterling and Cascade from Indie Hops.
Other Ingredients: Municipal Water from the Judy Reservoir; Blackberry Honey from The Valley’s Buzz (for bottle/keg conditioning); our house culture of native Skagit Valley yeast.