Saison is one of those wonderfully complex beers that puts even the most delicious white wines to shame. The fruity, somewhat spicy aroma, the crisp dry palate with even more fruit and spice and sometimes funky finish – what’s not to love? Lately, I have […]
Technically, it is still summer. But based on the beer shelves full of pumpkin beers, breweries would have us believe fall came weeks ago. Love it or hate it, pumpkin beer is here. It seems from twitter and other social media that people have some […]
With temps well into the eighties (and even nineties by us!), I think it’s safe to say it’s summer: the season for refreshing fruit beer!
Of course, fruit beers can be enjoyed year round, but I find that a nice light bodied, crisp beer with a little fruitiness just does the trick on those hot days. For those of you cringing, I’m not talking about Lemon Berry Shandy. I’m talking real, delicious fruit beers.
We’ve gone whole hog on the fruit beer front here in the LBLF househould. Recently we’ve brewed a Prickly Pear Mesquite Honey Wheat (try to say that ten times fast), and a Blackberry Belgian Stout. As you can see, we don’t exactly shy away from bold and crazy flavors. BOTH of these beers were the brain child of my husband – an unashamed fruit beer lover.
We’ve been very busy little homebrewers of late, and it feels so right. I’ve been talking a lot about these RyePA (Rye IPA) beers we brewed on our friend Sean’s Electric Brewery system, remember that gorgeous system I told you about? Well, they’re all carbonated and […]