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Swamp Head Batch 600 Release Party Aug 2

Swamp Head BreweryGainsville’s own Swamp Head Brewery is back again with another limited bottle release, as this chapter sees them putting a trio of barrel-aged spins on their Beglian-style Saison, Batch 600. Each of the beers was aged for “the better part of a year,” featuring white wine, virgin oak with Brettanomyces and bourbon barrels. The fun kicks off on Saturday, August 2 at 1pm.

The details:

  • White Wine: Limit 5 bottles per person
  • Oak w/ Brett: Limit 5 bottles per person
  • Bourbon Barrel: Limit 2 bottles per person
  • $20 per 750mL bottle (CASH ONLY)
  • Bottle limits will be lifted after 5pm
  • White Wine and Oak w/ Brett varietals will be available on tap

Commercial descriptions:

A bourbon barrel aged saison was created by aging a small amount of the beer in a single 20 year old bourbon barrel. This is the rarest of the three. Notes of bourbon, vanilla and oak come through in the nose, with flavors of sweet fruits following. This one has been described as having characteristics of a grand marnier

A white wine barrel version was created using white wine barrels from the Mondavi winery in Napa Valley. This version is fairly white wine forward throughout, with aromas of spicy white grapes and white wine and flavors of dry white wine, oak and grapefruit.

A version aged in virgin oak barrels with brettanomyces was the third version that our brewers created. This version, funky, slightly tart, and invitingly dry, gives off a brett forward aroma of barnyard and hay, with flavors of dry white fruit and slight wood tannins.

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Swamp Head Brewery is located at 3140 SW 42nd Way in Gainesville, FL.

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