Released October 2020

Quake - Pale Ale

Quake is our pale ale fermented with a strain of the centuries old Norwegian Kveik (pronounced Quake) yeast. This batch uses Nelson Sauvin hops from New Zealand. These hops are known for having a distinct and complex flavour profile with tropical fruit and black pepper notes. Their flavour and aroma is often compared to the Sauvignon Blanc white wine grape that they are named after.

Previous releases
- May 2020: Loral hops

Released September 2020

Old Russet - Barrel Aged Belgian Sour Brown Ale

Old Russet started out as a Belgian Dubbel style brown ale. The Special B malt and Dark Candi Syrup combined with the Belgian Abbey yeast contribute flavours of burnt sugar, caramel, raisins, figs and chocolate. Taking inspiration from Flemish Brown Ales, we then aged it in oak barrels for over six months with various Brett strains and Pedio souring bacteria. The final product has a complex dark fruit profile with pleasant sourness and a wine-like character.

Released September 2020

Cellar Worthy - English Barleywine

Barleywines are so named as they are a showcase of intense malted barley flavour and have wine-like alcohol strength. Cellar Worthy is made in the English style with traditional Maris Otter barley known for its rich malty flavour. We used an extended four hour boil to create complex melanoidins that contribute toffee and caramel notes. This is a perfect late night sipping beer. If cellared it should continue to develop positive characteristics for many years.

Released September 2020

Botany Weisse Apricot

Botany Weisse is our version of a Berliner Weisse sour German wheat beer. Like traditional recipes, it undergoes a secondary Brett fermentation for added complexity. We aged this beer for six months including three months on apricot. It was also dry hopped with German Hallertau Blanc hops contributing additional fruity flavours.

Released August 2020

Botany Weisse Mango & Passionfruit

Botany Weisse is our version of a Berliner Weisse sour German wheat beer. Like traditional recipes, it undergoes a secondary Brett fermentation for added complexity. We aged this beer for five months including two months on mango and passionfruit. A super refreshing fruit filled experience.

Released July 2020

Thirsty Miner - Grisette Pale Belgian Ale

Grisette is a historical style of beer from Belgium’s southern Hainaut province. It was originally brewed to quench the thirst of local miners. Like traditional recipes, it is low in alcohol and brewed with a large amount of wheat that gives it a light body and refreshing nature. The English and Czech hops contribute moderate bitterness with floral and spicy notes. Yeast driven fruity esters round out the flavour profile.

Released July 2020

Botany Weisse - Mixed Fermentation Sour Ale

This is our interpretation of the Berliner Weisse style beer originating from Berlin, Germany. Staying true to traditional recipes, Botany Weisse was not boiled and was fermented with a mixed culture of ale yeast, Lacto souring bacteria and Brett yeast. This is a living product that will continue to develop further complexity over time.  It is very pale, refreshingly acidic, highly effervescent and has subtle Brett derived fruity esters.

Released May 2020

Foundation Barrel Aged Farmhouse Ale

Farmhouse ales are an old European tradition. Farmers would brew beer from their own grains for consumption on the farm. They would often use non-barley grains such as wheat and oats. As these beers were fermented in wood vessels, they would be exposed to wild yeasts giving them a rustic character. This beer was open fermented then aged in red wine barrels.  Dry, well carbonated with fruity and spicy yeast driven flavours.

Released May 2020

Refectory Belgian Blonde Ale

This beer is inspired by the lower strength ‘single’ beers traditionally produced by Trappist breweries in Belgium. Trappist breweries are located within monasteries with resident monks overseeing the brewing.  Monks brewed these ‘single’ beers for their own consumption in the monastery refectory.  This is a refreshing ale with spicy and fruity yeast and hop driven flavours.

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