Elliptical Orbit 2020


Elliptical Orbit 2020! Order here for Friday pick-up of bottle or Teku glass. We’ll have a keg of it on draft for the release if you’d like a half-pour with sitting inside and out. We’ll also have a keg of the base beer without the figs or barrel-aging (Sun Path 2019) and vintage bottles of Elliptical Orbit 2019 (with Zante currants and dates).

Plenty of other beer in cans/bottles to-go as well.

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Elliptical Orbit 2020

Dark Sour Ale Aged in Red Wine Barrels with Figs Added

In 2008 Mike and his friend Alex Howe began a tradition of homebrewing Dark Funky Saisons each fall. The recipe and results evolving and revolving over a decade. Elliptical Orbit 2020 is our scaled-up spin on the second iteration, with bready dark malts, rye, and Black Mission figs. We aged it in Maryland Chambourcin red wine barrels for 10 months.

The result is layered with earthy rye, bright acidity, rich dark fruit, and leathery Brett. The second entry in a renewed tradition.

Brewed: 9/18/19 – Bottled: 7/28/20
Alc/Vol: 7.8% – Final pH: 3.35
Bottle Count: 924 – Cellar: 5 years

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Elliptical Orbit

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