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Rooting Around - Summer

Barrel-Aged Sour + Cherry Wood and Blossom + Wild Ale

Rooting Around is a seasonal beer series for 2017 embracing our local terroir. Brewed for each season with foraged ingredients available to us at the time. Tying together seasonality and foraging is something we can really get behind at the Wild Beer co.

 

Available in 330ml Bottle / 30l Keg

  • 330 ML
  • 6% ABV
  • 3 IBU
  • 11 PLATO
  • Rooting Around - Summer
  • Rooting Around - Summer

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About

Rooting Around is a seasonal beer series for 2017 embracing our local terroir. Brewed for each season with foraged ingredients available to us at the time. Tying together seasonality and foraging is something we can really get behind at the Wild Beer co.

 

Ingredients

Malt

Golden Promise, Wheat, Caragold, Amber

Hops

Fuggles

Yeast

Ales, Brettanomyces, Lactobacillus

Other

Cherry tree; branches, buds, leaves, white blossom, red blossom

Allergens

malted barley (gluten) , wheat (gluten)

Experience

Appearance

Deep hazy gold

Aroma

Blossom, crushed cherries

Flavours

Tartness and dry tannins, woody

Finish

Mouthwatering, lingering

Cellaring

Drink Fresh or Age

Unique Aspect

Rooting Around - Summer, utilises all aspects of the cherry tree apart from the fruit. Branches in the mash tun, buds and leaves in the boil and most importantly blossom (both white and pink) post fermentation. Finally aged in ex Modus Operandi barrels with our wild cultures, this beer is bold, tart, and robust yet full of the nuances and complexities of the cherry tree.

 

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Food Pairings

Acidity is a great flavour to pair with food, as wedo so often at the Wild Beer Co. Here it cuts through the rich umami and fat of Japanese Ramen noodle soup. Tannins and tartness prevail, while cherry notes blossom. Lean away from spicy dishes towards the savoury pork or tofu options. Extra points for creating this pairing during ‘Haname’ - the Japanese cherry blossom festival!

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