by Kaapse Brouwers


This is a great beer to tempt wine lovers into trying a beer.

‘Tess’ is a little farmhouse ale, which has been fermented on Pinot Grigio white wine barrels, and made using Hallertau Blanc hops which also have characteristics of white wine.

It pours a hazy golden colour, with the farmhouse yeast giving enough of a funky aroma to be certain of the style.   There is also a solid orange citrus and white grape character to the aroma.

The orange citrus and white grape follow through in the flavour, combining for a fruity, zesty hit that is pretty sharp early on, that settles quickly.  A little higher carbonation would probably add to a spritzier mouthfeel.

The beer finishes quite dry, with a little tart aftertaste. 

 

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Country
The Netherlands
Alcohol
5.0%
Style
Saison
Size
330ml

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