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Ladder to the Moon

Barrel-Aged Dark Saison 8%

Dark Saison aged in bourbon barrels with rosemary and lemon verbena

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    375ml
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Tasting Notes

  • OG: 16.5 Plato
  • IBU: 42
  • SRM: 25
  • Malt: Flaked Oats, Caramunich, Carafa, Dark Belgian Candi Syrup
  • Hops: Magnum, Goldings
  • Yeast: Escarpment Old World Saison Blend
  • Other: Rosemary and Lemon Verbena added to fermenter
  • Extras: Barrel-aged in Heaven Hill bourbon barrels for 5 months (second use after Henderson’s Beast 2017).
  • Aroma: Herbaceous element dominates with notes of lemon peel, rosemary, and floral. Some spice.
  • Appearance: Dark Mahogany brown with some red tones. Opaque. Short lived tan head
  • Taste: Herbal notes with lemon, spice, and menthol character. Moderate hop bitterness Some caramel in the back. Some warming heat present. Hint of leather.
  • Mouthfeel: Medium body, medium-high carbonation. Slightly prickly on the tongue. Dry.
  • Overall Impression: A complex, herbal, dry barrel-aged dark saison.
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Awards

  • Icon/Award-medal Created with Sketch. Ontario Brewing Awards
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