Beer Style: Saison/Farmhouse Ale
Hops: Strisselspalt, Bramling Cross
Malt Variety: Pils, Rye, Oats, Wheat, Sorghum, Spelt, Buckwheat
From: Somerville, MA/Gypsy Brewed
Brewery’s Note: “Fieldmouse’s Farewell is our Harvest-time seasonal beer. A saison that is slightly sweeter, slightly more full-bodied and golden than Jack D’Or, and therefore might be slightly more approachable, depending on your taste for hops (fewer bittering hops in this beer). The hops are wonderful, old-world French hops from Alsace. We happened upon them, along with their representatives, at the Craft Brewers’ Conference and we were immediately smitten.
2013′s “vintage” of this beer has even more grains than usual, with the usual high proportion of rye malt giving spiciness. We fermented with all one saison yeast and it’s a very saisony tasting beer this year. We are very happy./ Early Fall: the fruit and grains are ripe and nature’s work is almost done. It’s time…
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