Eyes Of Emerald
Elderflower Honey Saison
Bearing the name of RoadkillSoda's most wicked of songs, "Eyes Of Emerald" was brewed with organic acacia honey and copiously spiced with hand picked elderflowers from the Bavarian Alps. Draped in such an intense bouquet, this light bodied beer is a burst of flowers in smell as well as taste.View on Untappd
Last brewedJuly 11th, 2020
MaltsPilsner, Vienna, Munich
YeastMangrove Jack's M29 French Saison Ale
Year after year, the early summer air gets saturated with intense fragrances of blossoming elderflowers, and each year it reminds of a homemade fizzy drink from back in my childhood. The perfect refreshment for a hot summer day! Ever since I started brewing, with each blossoming of the elderflower I've wanted to brew a beer that resembles that drink, and almost always that season passed me by without anything being brewed. That was about to change when finally I began researching what kind of beer style would complement these intense elderflower aromas. Needless to say that the saison was an easy winner. Having researched potential recipes with people from my inner beer circle, I ended up crafting a recipe that would use abundant amounts of elderflower—hand picked from one of my hikes in the Bavarian Alps—as well as organic acacia honey from Romania for a bit of extra flavour. The end result was a light bodied, intensely aromatic beer with a dry finish just like you'd expect from a decent saison.
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All of my beers are brewed in small quantities simply out of passion for the craft and as a tribute to the music that inspired them. I only share them with family and friends, and they are never for sale anywhere. If you would like to show your support though, maybe consider purchasing some merchandise from the shop.
Check out some of the other beers I brewed that might be similar to this one in one way or another, or alternatively just explore the full range regardless of their style.