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Hive 56

Dark Sour Ale Brewed with Honey

Hive 56 is a barrel-aged dark sour ale brewed with fresh honey from our very own beehives. Its variety of dark and caramel malts give the beer a deep mahogany color filled with undertones of dark chocolate. A year of fermentation with a special blend of yeast strains—in a large barrel called a foudre—develops aromas of strawberry, lemon, and even tropical fruit. Cheers, from our hive to yours.

7.3% ABV


Grains: Maine Malt House Mapleton Pale, Blue Ox Pale, Aromatic Malt, Caracrystal Wheat, Roasted Barley, Extra Special, Chocolate Wheat, Midnight Wheat

Hops: Nugget, Cascade

Yeast: House & Brettanomyces

Serving Temp: 40-50°F

Ideal Within: Four Years

Suggested Pour Size: 12 oz. Chalice

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375 mL bottle