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Style: Dark Saison

OG: 16.5 Plato
ABV: 8%
IBU: 42
SRM: 25

Malt: Flaked Oats, Caramunich, Carafa, Dark Belgian Candi Syrup
Hops: Magnum, Goldings
Yeast: Escarpment Old World Saison Blend
Other: Rosemary and Lemon Verbena added to fermenter

Barrel-aged in Heaven Hill bourbon barrels (second use after Henderson’s Beast) for 5 months

Aroma: Herbaceous element dominates with notes of lemon peel, rosemary, and floral. Some spice.

Appearance: Dark Mahogany brown with some red tones. Opaque. Short lived tan head

Taste: Herbal notes with lemon, spice, and menthol character. Moderate hop bitterness Some caramel in the back. Some warming heat present. Hint of leather.

Mouthfeel: Medium body, medium-high carbonation. Slightly prickly on the tongue. Dry.

Overall Impression: A complex, herbal, dry barrel-aged dark saison.

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