Brewery: The Ale Apothecary
Style: American Wild Ale
Other Notes: Mixed fermentation ale aged in wine barrels
Brewer Description: (from tag on bottle) Garden Strawberry – the strawberry was 1st bred in France from North American and Chilean plants. (* beer recovery project blend of 15+ ales. * 60# fresh strawberries in Patricia. * one of our brewery’s original barrels. * 290 bottles produced. * OR honey + sour wort + our yeast = 100%. * natural carbonation from bottle fermentation.
My rating: 4
My beeradvocate.com rating: 4.34
My ratebeer.com rating: 4.2
Intro: A 750ml bottle, batch bottled on 9th July 2017. Poured into a 3 Fonteinen stemmed glass.
Appearance: A cloudy golden orange colour with a big two finger white head that had pretty good retention and eventually settled to a thin replenishing layer while leaving some nice lacing.
Aroma: Tart, strawberry, oak and a light funk.
Taste: Tart, sour, strawberry, oak, red wine vinegar and some nice funk.
Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with moderate to high carbonation.
Overall: Very nice and refreshing, and just so easy to drink.