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Somerset Wild

Spontaneously Fermenting Yeast + Pale + Sour

Our uniquely tasting sour beer inoculated with a Somerset cider yeast culture to bring an incredible freshness and complexity.

This unique blend has been barrel-aged to bring further nuances and complexities to the beer and continuously evolves one of our firm favourites!

Available in 330ml Bottle, 20l Keg

  • 330 ML
  • 5% ABV
  • 0 IBU
  • 12 PLATO
  • Somerset Wild
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Our uniquely tasting sour beer inoculated with a Somerset cider yeast culture to bring an incredible freshness and complexity.

This unique blend has been barrel-aged to bring further nuances and complexities to the beer and continuously evolves one of our firm favourites!

Ingredients

Malt

Lager, Wheat

Hops

None

Yeast

Spontaneous Mixed Culture

Allergens

Malted Barley (gluten), Wheat (gluten)

Experience

Appearance

Extremely pale, bright white head

Aroma

Light appliness, hay & hedgerows

Flavours

Bright acidity, brisk carbonation, more apples

Finish

Farmhouse, apple skins

Cellaring

Drink Fresh or Age

Unique Aspect

We have harvested the yeasts that ferment such amazing local ciders to use in Somerset Wild, a homage to our local area. It's a raw beer, unboiled and unhopped so as not to inhibit any of the bugs and bacteria from the local cider orchards. The beer is then allowed to ferment anaerobically in stainless steel to promote lactic acid production.

It was initially designed as an acid beer to use solely for blending in acidity to other blends but the finished product was so good we had to share it!

This 2020 version is a blend of aged and young un-hopped raw beer. Somerset Wild uses yeast from keeved Pilton Cider and yeasts cultivated from one of our longstanding staff's orchard. 

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Food Pairings

Matching intensities when pairing food and beer is really important. Despite Somerset Wild’s sour edge it is a delicate beer full of nuances. As such it pairs incredibly well with light fish dishes and fresh salads. We frequently use it as an ingredient especially when preparing pickles and making ceviche.

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