Flander's Red Ale is a style of sour ale, traditionally brewed in the Flemish speaking province of West Flanders. It is a regional curiosity that has survived the pressures of modern tastes. Red Bonnet has a beautiful rosy hue from a complex grain bill, and from aging in a Waitaki pinot noir barrel.
The unique multiple yeast strains impart a lactic sourness, as hop bitterness is replaced by a mouth puckering tartness. It has an intense fruity aroma with vanilla tannins from the barrel aging. This beer has been aged for one year in oak, and has been blended with a younger batch, prior to bottling.
The character of this beer will become more complex and sour over time. Pucker up, clear your mind and taste Red Bonnet