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Allagash Wild Beer Round Up Jan. 24

allagash-emotional-honeyThe 2nd annual Allagash Wild Beer Round Up is next on tap for the Maine scene, featuring Emotional Honey alongside a trio of familiar faces (Tiarna, Old HLT and FV13). Fun kicks off at 9am on Saturday, January 24 with games, food, prizes and more.

Emotional Honey is a sour red ale aged in an oak foudre for 2 years, then finished in mead barrels for another 8 months, weighing in at 6.8% ABV.

The details:

  • Bottle sales begin at 10am
  • $15 per 375mL bottle
  • Limit 2 bottles of each per person

Commercial description:

Emotional Honey is a sour, red aged for two years in an oak foudre with pediococcus and lactobacillus. The beer was then transferred into mead barrels, from Vermont mead maker Artesano, and aged an additional 8 months. The finished beer is copper in color with a complex aroma including oak, dill and stone fruit. Emotional Honey has a lingering malt character in the flavor, an assertive tartness and long, dry finish. 6.8% ABV

Allagash Brewing Company is located at 50 Industrial Way in Portland, ME.


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