Wild Specialty Beer

Brood Fermentation “2021 Harvest Ale” Chardonnay Lees Barrel-Aged Saison

Name: 2021 Harvest Ale Brewer: Brood Fermentation (New Zealand) Style: Wild Specialty Beer (Base Style: Saison) ABV: 5.6% Review Year: 2022 The 2021 Harvest Ale is a bottle-conditioned Saison brewed by Brood Fermentation from Nelson, New Zealand. This saison was barrel-fermented with organic Chardonnay lees and fresh Riwaka hops and was then aged for another four …

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Hopping Around: Elias Wicked Ales & Spirits

Hop around Quezon City (Philippines) for that “revenge beer sesh” at Elias Wicked Ales & Spirits you deserve so dearly. From traditional styles like the Belgian Witbier and Munich Helles to more experimental creations like a sour Saison brewed with mango, pineapple, toasted coconut, and rum-soaked oak chips, Elias has got you covered.   PUSHING …

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Evensong “Common Land” Mixed-Culture Barrel-Aged Ale

Name: Common Land Brewer: Evensong Brewing Style: Wild Specialty Beer ABV: 5.4% Review Year: 2022 Loosely inspired by the original British barrel-aged stock ales and French rustic beers, Common Land by Evensong Brewing (Herefordshire) features a grist of floor-malted pilsner, wheat, Château Arôme, and aged hops. This beer was fermented with a mixed culture including an …

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Craftwork “Siege of Liège” Mixed-Fermentation Barrel-Aged Saison

Name: Siege of Liège Brewer: Craftwork Brewery (New Zealand) Style: Wild Specialty Beer (Base Style: Saison) ABV: 7% Review Year: 2022 Siege of Liège by Craftwork Brewery (New Zealand) is a mixed-fermentation barrel-aged Saison featuring Sirop de Liège. This beer was fermented using a French Saison yeast before being conditioned on two large oak puncheons with souring …

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Wheatland Spring Farm + Brewery “First Harvest 2019 Botanicals (Gemüt Reserve)” Mixed-Culture Farmhouse Ale

Name: First Harvest 2019 Botanicals (Gemüt Reserve) Brewer: Wheatland Spring Farm + Brewery (United States) Style: Wild Specialty Beer ABV: 5.9% Review Year: 2022 First Harvest 2019 Botanicals (Gemüt Reserve) is a mixed-culture farmhouse ale made by Wheatland Spring Farm + Brewery with estate-grown grain, Basil, Sage, Rosemary, and Lemon Verbena. Aside from being matured in oak barrels with …

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Evil Twin NYC x Mortalis “EVEN MORE HYDRA- ETNYC ED.” Fruited Sour

Name: EVEN MORE HYDRA- ETNYC EDITION Brewers: Evil Twin Brewing NYC, Mortalis Brewing Company (United States) Style: Wild Specialty Beer ABV: 7% Review Year: 2022 EVEN MORE HYDRA (Evil Twin NYC version) is a heavily fruited “slushy” beer brewed by Evil Twin Brewing NYC in collaboration with one of the main proponents of this contemporary beer style, …

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Ammonite “Vinifera IV – Sauvignon” Spontaneously Fermented Ale

Name: Vinifera IV – Sauvignon (Lot 17.388965-2.816661) Brewer: Brasserie Artisanale Ammonite (France) Style: Wild Specialty Beer ABV: 6.6% Review Year: 2022 One of 499 bottles, Vinifera IV – Sauvignon  is a spontaneously fermented ale by Brasserie Artisanale Ammonite (Burgundy, France) that was aged for a year in a pinot noir cask and was then transferred to a …

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Craftwork “Barrique Saison Citron Soleil” Wine Barrel-Aged Saison with Lemon Zest, Coriander Seed, and White Pepper

Name: Barrique Saison Citron Soleil Brewer: Craftwork Brewery (New Zealand) Style: Wild Specialty Beer (Base Style: Saison) ABV: 7% Review Year: 2021 Barrique Saison Citron Soleil is a Saison brewed with lemon zest, coriander seed, and white pepper by Craftwork Brewery in Oamaru, New Zealand. This special beer is part of their Anniversaire series and was …

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Métaphore “Rushing Out in the Rain” Mixed-Fermentation Grisette w/ Riesling Grapes and Honey

Name: Rushing Out in the Rain Brewer: Métaphore (Czech Republic) Style: Wild Specialty Beer (Base Style: Saison) ABV: 4.1% Review Year: 2021 Rushing Out in the Rain is a mixed fermentation grisette brewed with Saaz, Mandarina hops, Riesling Grapes, and honey. This beer was brewed by Jiri Sladek of Métaphore (Czech Republic) as part of his continuous …

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Ammonite “Symphonie – Solera III (Lot 12032020)” Cuvée

Name: Symphonie – Solera III (Lot 12032020) Brewer: Brasserie Artisanale Ammonite (France) Style: Wild Specialty Beer ABV: 5% Review Year: 2021 Symphonie – Solera III (Lot 12032020) is a cuvée from a perpetual blend of all the vintages of the solera system of Brasserie Artisanale Ammonite, a nano brewery in Burgundy, France specializing in spontaneous and …

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