Pestilence | Rivertown Brewing Co.
Rivertown Brewing Co.
Ohio, United States
Style: Flanders Oud Bruin
Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%
Availability: Limited (brewed once)
Notes / Commercial Description:
Pestilence is a sour brown ale brewed with 7 varieties of malted barley and wheat, organic whole Hibiscus flower pedals and spicy hops from the Hallertau growing region of Bavaria. The name Pestilence is derived from the ancient biblical term for infection or plague. Through a natural process called sour mashing, we expose the mash to airborne elements for a period of 48 hours allowing for a natural infection to arise causing the beer to sour. After this process is complete, we collect the sweet, sour runnings and introduce the spicy hops. We then boil it for a period of 1 hour and steep it with fresh hibiscus flower pedals. The end result is a wonderfully aromatic blend of fresh botanical herbs and mouth puckering sourness.
Added by deadonhisfeet on 03-03-2012
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.
Reviews: 17 | Ratings: 39
Pestilence from Rivertown Brewing Co.
2.51 out of 5 based on 39 ratings.