Spring has sprung in the Willamette Valley and we couldn't be more excited to spend these wonderful sunny days on our patio with you!  For this release we're debuting our latest wine/beer hybrid made with Pinot Noir grapes from Benton Lane Winery and a couple new versions of fan favorites: Touch of Brett and Raspberry Gose!  All three of these beers pair perfectly with a warm summer evening in good company!  Click on any of the photos for more details on each beer and head over to our blog for the backstory on each.  And make sure you're on the mailing list if you want to have access to all of them!  May 27th is the official release at our tasting room, so mark your calendars!

Touch of Brett Mandarina

Touch of Brett (2016)

This dry French-style saison was primary fermented with a blend of Brettanomyces yeasts, lending tropical fruit and spicy aromas. After aging, it was dry-hopped liberally with Mandarina Bavaria hops to complement the ripe pineapple, mango, grapefruit, and rose-like flavors that evolved during the aging time.Click for the full backstory

IBUS: 23
Cases Produced: 240
Malt: Mecca Grade Pelton, Weyerman Pilsner, Weyerman Acidulated, Mecca Grade Wickiup Wheat, Malpass Wheat, Crisp Torrified Wheat, Mecca Grade Metolius, Weyerman Rye, Flaked Oats
Hops: Centennial, Huell Melon, Mosaic, Mandarina Bavaria
Microbes: Brettanomyces Blend
Barrels: French Oak
Food pairings: Rosemary roasted chicken, fresh Burrata cheese, pineapple upside down cake

Touch of Brett Mandarina
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Raspberry Gose

Crafted with coriander and sea salt, our gose-style ale went through a secondary fermentation on raspberries. Deep magenta-colored and bursting with juiciness, our gose has just the right acidic and saline balance to refresh you on a hot summer day.Click for the full backstory

Cases Produced: 120
Malt: Rahr 2-Row, Rahr White Wheat, Rahr White Wheat, Malpass White Wheat, Crisp Torrified Wheat, Weyerman Acidulated, Flaked Oats
Hops: Centennial, Sorachi Ace
Microbes: Saccharomyces, Lactobacillus Bacteria
Fruit: 1 lb / gal Stahlbush Island Farms Raspberries
Food pairings: Lobster, Spinach Salad with Blue Cheese, Mascarpone, Vanilla Panna Cotta

Raspberry Gose
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Terroir Pinot Noir

Continuing our series of wine grape-matured farmhouse ales, this deep crimson-colored beer underwent a second fermentation on 2017 Pinot Noir must from Benton-Lane Winery and has notes of dark berries and dried fruit, with a subtle earthiness on the finish. It ends with firm acidity intertwined with a soft berry sweetness.Click for the full backstory

Cases Produced: 40
Malt: Weyerman Pilsner, Rahr White Wheat, Malpass Raw Wheat, Flaked Oats
Hops: Aged Lambic Blend
Microbes: Saccharomyces, Brettanomyces, Natural Yeasts and Bacteria
Barrels: French Oak
Fruit: 5 lbs / gal Crushed and Destemmed Whole Cluster Pinot Noir from Benton Lane Winery
Food pairings: Grilled Lamb Chops with Pinot Noir Reduction, Asiago Cheese, Dark Chocolate Torte

Terroir Pinot Noir
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Canniversary Collaboration IPA

At Alesong, we don’t make particularly hop-forward beers, but it’s our birthday so we’ll do what we want! For 2018, we are celebrating 2 years of friendship and success by brewing this delicious “IPA-flavored” IPA in collaboration with Block 15. Enjoy!Click for the full backstory

Haze: Low/Med
Cases Produced: 100
Hops: Columbus, Simcoe, Chinook, Amarillo, Belma, Motueka, Waimea
Microbes: Saccharomyces
Food pairings: Burger with blue cheese, sharp cheddar, carrot cake with cream cheese frosting

Canniversary Collaboration IPA
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