Flander's Red Ale is a style of sour ale, traditionally brewed in the Flemish speaking province of West Flanders. ̴Ì_It is a regional curiosity that has survived the pressures of modern tastes. ̴Ì_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. ̴Ì_It has an intense fruity aroma with vanilla tannins from the barrel aging. ̴Ì_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. ̴Ì_Pucker up, clear your mind and taste Red Bonnet