Southern Tier 3 Citrus Peel Out(Pale Wheat Ale - American)

June 2, 2017

An Imperial Wheat Ale brewed with blood orange juice, tangerine and grapefruit peels. 3 Citrus Peel Out is the newest in the company’s seasonal Imperial Series. It features an 8.5% ABV, a grain bill consisting of 35% wheat, CTZ & Mosaic hops and a walloping amount of citrus. Over four and a half pounds of tangerine & grapefruit peel per barrel accompany tropical flavors from Mosaic hops and an added boost of blood orange juice during fermentation. This refreshing brew sits around 30 IBU and its nice citrus pith complements the bitterness. Residual sweetness helps accentuate the fruity character and masks the 8.5% ABV well.

Southern Tier founder, Phin DeMink notes; “We encourage craft beer connoisseurs and folks new to craft to enjoy it straight up or served on the rocks with soda & wedge of fresh fruit. We’ve loved it with simple syrup & a shot of our favorite spirit. No matter how you serve it, 3 Citrus Peel Out is the summer refresher you’re looking for.”

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Malts:35% wheat
Hops:CTZ & Mosaic
Other:blood orange juice juice and grapefruit & tangerine peels
Yeast:Ale yeast
Beer Number:#25
Availability:Seasonal beginning in April
Additional NotesSTYLE: Imperial Wheat Ale
ABV: 8.5%
INGREDIENTS: Ale yeast, 3 types of malts, 2 varieties of hops, blood orange juice juice and grapefruit & tangerine peels
COLOR: Deep gold with a copper hue
EFFERVESCENCE: Ample carbonation
AROMA & FLAVOR: Juicy citrus, grapefruit, slightly tropical notes. Moderate bitterness balances well with citrus pith, residual sweetness accentuates fruit
BODY: Medium bodied and smooth
BEST SERVED IN: Pint glass or tulip alone, poured over ice, with fruit wedge, or with simple syrup & a shot of favorite spirit

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