Craft Beer Review – Alameda My Bloody Valentine Blood Orange Saison

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Alameda My Bloody Valentine Blood Orange Saison

Alameda – My Bloody Valentine Blood Orange Saison: Is an Oregon fruit saison brewed at a strength of 5.5% abv with 21 IBUs that was sealed with blood red wax. Funny enough I bought this after Valentines Day, but didn’t feel like saving ti for another 6 months.

Aroma and Appearance: Pours a clear amber with 2 fingers of foam with a typical to style bubbly carbonated look to it. The aroma is peppery spice, orange peel, grains and dry hay.

Flavour: Super light mouth feel from the carbonation with grainy malt, a hint of farm funk, touch of orange peel and a satisfying peppery finish. Oddly enough, the blood orange was heavy on the aftertaste.

Overall Impression: Decent variety on a saison, fun name and label.

Rating: I give it a very good rating of 7/10, perhaps a bottle for Valentines Day next year but not before.

Food Pairing: Crackers…

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