Jester King Brewery- ACEROSE EFFLORESCENCE
Introducing Jester King Acerose Efflorescence! This is a collaboration with our longtime friends at Novare Res Bier Café in Portland, Maine. Acerose Efflorescence is a bière de coupage (young beer cut or blended with mature spontaneous beer) of fresh Belgian-style Blond Ale and mature Jester King SPON.
The Belgian-style Blond Ale was brewed well water, malted barley and wheat, and Adreena hops from Roy Farms in Washington. After primary fermentation, it was blended with mature SPON beer from our barrel room. The blend was naturally conditioned through re-fermentation in the keg/bottle and allowed to develop harmony/complexity over three months prior to release. One of our favorite techniques is seeing how the flavors, aromas, and microorganisms in the mature spontaneous beer influence the character of the young beer. The results are usually very "old world" in nature and quite enjoyable.