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Emotional Honey

Flemish-Style Red Ale Aged in Mead Barrels

To brew Emotional Honey, we took barrels that once held mead—a drink made with fermented honey—and filled them with our Flemish-style sour red ale. The base beer uses our 2-row malted barley blend, Special B, Munich malt, and raw wheat and is hopped with Hallertau. It then rests in mead barrels for a year. If you have a tendency to get a little teary eyed from harmonious notes of stone fruit, lemon rinds, and graham cracker, then a sip of this beer might just make you emotional.

7.6% ABV


Grains: Allagash 2-Row Malted Barley Blend, Special B, Munich Malt, Raw Wheat

Hops: Hallertau

Yeast: House, Lactobacillus, Pediococcus

Spices/Other: Aged in Mead Barrels

Ideal Within: Four Years

Suggested Pour Size: 12 oz. Chalice


375 mL bottle

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