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HERMIT THRUSH BREWERY

Fou D'Or

Alc Vol. 5.9%
GUEST
FOUDRE AGED SOUR GOLDEN ALE

Sour golden ale aged for 12 months in a 65HL old oak foudre. This large French and Hungarian oak tank was built in the 1880’s before holding Tokai, Barolo, and finally Cognac for the last 130 years. It has soured ales for Hermit Thrush for 2 years so far.

Can Size: 473ml

The Brew Sheet

ABV
5.9

Alcohol by Volume (a measure of booziness created by the yeast)

Style
Golden Ale

Beer styles are the categorisation of beer into easily distinguishable types. When doing this we look at history, colour, carbonation, bitterness, ingredients, mouthfeel… the list goes on

Malts

We'd typically use a lightly kilned Base Malt in a beer recipe, then add Speciality malts (sometimes darker, more complex, different flavours) in small quantities to change the overall taste and colour of the beer.

Hops

Hops are used in loads of ways, and they can give different characteristics to beer such as Aroma and Bitterness– this is why they rock!

INGREDIENTS

vermont water, malted barley, hops, wild Brattleboro mixed culture yeast.

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