Threesome Ale – Red Arrow Brewing

From Duncan BC’s Red Arrow Brewing comes their “Threesome Ale” a beer combining Hemp, hibiscus and honey. The beer pours a reddish colour with an off white head. The aroma consists of honey, hibiscus, herbal notes and a sweetness. The flavour is of herbal from hops or hemp, hibiscus tea, honey some mild bitterness and a mild sweetness in the finish. The alcohol content comes in at 5.3%. Maybe not amazing but it was an enjoyable mix of flavours to be sure. I wouldn’t hesitate to try it again for sure.

Grand CRU – Brouwerij Rodenbach

From Belgium’s Brouwerij Rodenbach comes their “Grand CRU” a sour ale.  The beer pours a cloudy brown colour with a tan head.  The aroma of the beer consists of malt vinegar, sour, tart and fruit.  The flavour consists of malt vinegar, sour, tart, fruit and a mild sweetness.  This is one mighty fine Sour ale!  The alcohol content of this beer comes in at 6%.

Bottle: Filtered.
A blend of 1/3 young beer and 2/3 of beer aged 2 years in large oak vats. The more important proportion of oak matured beer contributes to its fruity taste, complexity and intensity. The finish is worthy of a great wine.