Haarlem Globetrotter

Brewery: Collaborative Effort: Oast House (Niagara on the Lake, Ontario) Jopen Bier (Haarlem, the Netherlands) Type:  To understand this beer we need to put our historical beer nerd hats on for a minute, please allow me this indulgence.  The beer type is technically classified as a Koyt beer, a version of a Gruit beer.  The…

Bog Water

Brewery: Beau’s All Natural Brewing Company Type: Gruit Ale ABV: 6.6% IBU: 17 Thoughts: Initially, this beer has a subtle floral, perfumy taste. It’s similar to hoppy beers however without the bitterness, which makes for a very interesting experience. Through the middle I begin to detect spices, such as clover, on top of an orange/grapefruit base. Overall, very low bitterness…