Beau’s marque la deuxième semaine de l’événement feBREWary avec le lancement de la lager noire bavaroise Dunkel
The sixth annual one-month event of Beau’s Brewing Co. continues this week with the launch of the all-new Farm Table series beer, created by the employee-owned brewery, a rich, German-style black lager To the grilled character called Dunkel.
This traditional German lager with a pronounced malt flavor will be available in more than 250 restaurants and pubs across Ontario and Quebec starting Thursday, February 9 to mark the second week of feBREWary. This event is an opportunity for Beau’s to brighten up the month of February by launching a new beer each week, offered in casks at participating pubs and restaurants and at the retail store of the independent craft brewery in Vankleek Hill, Ontario And close to 75 Quebec retailers.
The Farm Table de Beau’s series includes beers that let themselves be drunk, inspired by tradition and brewed according to the rules of a classic style. With a 5.7% share, this German beer has a luxuriously toasted taste and a lively character. This medium-bodied session beer is perfect for winter evenings with its mocha and chocolate notes and its pure finish so characteristic of lagers.
Beer style very justly named, « dunkel » means « dark » in German. The history of this type of beer goes back to the Bavarian Beer Purity Decree of 1516, which stipulated that brewers should only use barley, hops and water in the preparation of their beers. This paved the way for the dunkel, which met both standards and satisfied the Munich palace. This traditional Bavarian lager became more and more important and its legacy is still relevant today.
For more information on Beau’s feBREWary event and a list of participating pubs, restaurants and retailers, visit beaus.ca/en/febrewary . The arrival of the Dunkel follows a successful launch on Feb. 1 , marked by the unveiling of the Triceratops Tripel, Beau’s star beer for International Annual Gruit Day. Beau’s #gruitday day celebrations have had the biggest online impact to date, bringing together more than 40 participating breweries around the world to pay tribute to the ancestral brewing traditions that led to the creation of the « gruit » style , Where hops are replaced by herbs, spices and other vegetables. The day generated 3,006,947 impressions on Twitter, Double last year. To learn more about International Gruit Day, visit gruitday.com .
The next week of feBREWary will mark the launch of the Iron Shirt beer, in collaboration with the Oshlag Brewery and Distillery of Montreal for the Ottawa 2017 series of Beau’s, featuring each month a collaborative beer brewed to highlight the 150 th anniversary of the official national capital of Canada.