The Swiss/German roots of our master brewer draw his heart toward traditional ingredients and European brewing. Rostig is an opaque ale made with German grains and Tettnanger German hops. Reddish chestnut brown hues with a tight, long-lasting, ochre tinted foam head inspired the name Rostig, which means “rusty”. Scents of citrus, herbal, bread, caramel and apricot tantalize the nose. On the palate, flavours of wood, biscuit and moderate hops are added to the experience. It finishes with a medium dry body, carbonation and mouthfeel. This 4.4% German ale with an IBU of 23 is only available in autumn, and can be added to the list of enduring indicators of fall: harvest, Thanksgiving and vibrant colours.
– Keith –