Upon release Iron Leaf glides bright and clear. Belgian bubble gum aromas spin off into lemon zest and clove. Cereal grain and lemongrass flavors bend its path back as it warms in the glass. All together the result flies true to target: a celebratory pint. Just watch out for that first branch…
Brewed at Brothers Brewing Company (Harrisonburg, VA). Rocktown Rye was the first collaboration between Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance and two of Harrisonburg’s breweries, Pale Fire Brewing Company and Brothers Craft Brewing. This year’s beer was a refreshing rye pale ale.
Brewed at Pale Fire Brewing Company (Harrisonburg, VA). Foxy Roxy is a collaboration between Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance and two of Harrisonburg’s breweries, Pale Fire Brewing Company and Brothers Craft Brewing. This year’s collaboration brew is a hybrid of an American Wheat and Red IPA. American two row barley, malted red wheat and pilsner malt are used to balance citrusy Citra and Amarillo hops. A touch of dark Carafa malt gives the beer a beautiful coppery hue.
Brewed at Champion Brewing Company (Charlottesville, VA). Sculler Pale Ale is a Southern Hemisphere pale ale featuring Nelson Sauvin hops, which give it a fruity white wine characteristic. Herbal and earthy, with a noticeable, but quick-finishing bitterness.
Brewed at Devils Backbone Brewing Company (Roseland, VA).
A collaboration imperial red ale, brewed after both breweries won medals for their Irish-style red ales at the 2016 World Beer Cup℠.