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2018 Buck

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Buckwheat Saison aged on heirlom agave nectar | 5.9% ABV

  • Limits: 12 bottles per customer. 
  • Shipping: Available within CA only. Orders Ship the Tuesday following the date the order was placed.
  • Picking up at Brewery: We will hold this bottle for MEMBERS ONLY unitl the end of 2018.
  • If you are NOT a member, you must select shipping at check out or your order will be cancelled. 
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$18.00
/ 750 ml Bottle
SKU: 742574214024

BUCK | BLEND NO. 1 | ALC. 5.9% BY VOL. |  750 ML. | BOTTLED ON: 01-04-18

BUCK is a barrel-aged saison brewed with malted buckwheat and agave nectar. This represents our first experience brewing with buckwheat and our intention was to use a percentage high enough to understand what it brings to the table and then share that expression with our fellow uninitiated and curious patrons.

This beer was brewed in April of 2016 with approximately 30% malted buckwheat from, Colorado Malting Company. It was then aged in neutral red wine puncheons with wild heirloom agave nectar from Mexico and a blend of Brettanomyces. Before packaging we added about 15% young foeder saison to balance the rustic earthiness of the buckwheat and round the oak character developed from the long aging. It was then naturally conditioned in bottles and kegs.

This beer pours with a light haze in a light bronze color with a dense foam that lingers. Aroma a pleasant minerality, low malt breadiness, and a light earthy brett funk. Flavor is a crisp earthiness with bready malt, low acidity and a late fruitiness reminiscent of a wild apple orchard with a hint of barrel and agave character that hints to dried tequila barrels. Carbonation is sparkling which cuts through the round body and dry finish.


GOVERNMENT WARNING:


Many food and beverage cans have linings containing bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical known to the State of California to cause harm to the female reproductive system. Jar lids and bottle caps may also contain BPA.

You can be exposed to BPA when you consume foods or beverages packaged in these containers.

For more information, go to: www.P65Warnings.ca.gov/BPA.

GOVERNMENT WARNING: (1) According to the Surgeon General, women should not drink alcoholic beverages during pregnancy because of the risk of birth defects. (2) Consumption of alcoholic beverages impairs your ability to drive a car or operate machinery, and may cause health problems.

Must be 21 to purchase.