Infinity Mirror Brett IPA – Halcyon Barrel House

From Halcyon Barrel House in Vankleek Hill, Ontario part of the Beau’s All Natural Brewing family comes their “Infinity Mirror Brett IPA” the very first release from the brewery.  This is a brett fermented barrel aged beer that was then bottle conditioned.  The beer pours a cloudy orange with a white head.  The aroma consists of tropical fruits, barnyard funk and some floral hops.  The flavour is of tropical fruits such as pineapple, citrus, citrus rind, brettanomyces funk, red wine, oak, earth and some bitterness.  The alcohol content comes in at 6.2% with an IBU of 10.  To say this beer was good is a massive understatement.  This is an amazing Brett IPA and I hope to have the chance to try more from the Halcyon Barrel House in the future!

What Cheer Brett IPA – Trading Post Brewing

From the new brewery in Langley Trading Post Brewing comes their “What Cheer Brett IPA”.  The beer pours a very cloudy orange colour with a white head.  The aroma consists of brett funk, tropical fruits, grapefruit rind and bitterness.  The flavour is of barnyard funk, citrus rind, tropical fruits, resin and bitterness.  The alcohol content comes in at 6.6% with an IBU of 56.  I love a good IPA and I love a good Brett beer so I am always happy to find a great Brett IPA.  If you like wild ales then make sure to check this one out!

Commercial Description:  Intriguing and complex, this straw colored beer features aromas of mango, guava and orange. Brewed using specialty malts and a cornucopia of hops, it’s fermented with the Brettanomyces Bruxellensis wild yeast strain. Funky and fruity, this unique beer will delight your senses and leave your palate refreshed.