Brewery: Wildflower Brewing & Blending
Style: Wild Ale
Other Notes: 2020 vintage. 2400 bottles. Australian Wild Ale
Brewer Description: (from bottle) St Henry is an Australian Wild Ale refermented with apricots. It is named for Chris and his wife’s second son. Saint Henry II was a Holy Roman Emperor during the 11th century. In 2020, this beer was made from golden mixed fermentation, barrel aged beer and 350kg of fresh, tree ripened Trevatt apricots hand picked from Thornbrook Orchard in Orange, NSW.
My rating: 4
My beeradvocate.com rating: 4.18
My ratebeer.com rating: 4.1
Intro: A 375ml bottle, 2020 vintage, packaged in June 2020, with a best before date of June 2025. Poured into a 3 Fonteinen stemmed glass.
Appearance: A hazy golden straw yellow colour with a one finger white head that dissipated fairly quickly while leaving some lacing.
Aroma: Lightly tart, apricot sour gummy candy, honey, green apple, oak, light funk.
Taste: Sweet and tart, apricot sour gummy candy, honey, woody, light funk.
Mouthfeel: Light bodied with moderate carbonation.
Overall: Enjoyable fruity apricot gummy candy flavours. Would be interesting if there was even more funk.