Beau’s lance son événement feBREWary avec la cinquième Journée internationale du gruit annuelle et une toute nouvelle ale de gruit
Since 2013, the brewery Beau’s said the 1 st February as the International Day of gruit. This day is an opportunity for Beau’s to celebrate both the ancestral brewing techniques of the ales de gruit and the official feBREWary event with the launch of a new beer every week throughout the month of February.
The feBREWary winter event of the Beau’s artisanal brewery celebrates beer throughout the month of February, across Ontario and Quebec. For more details, visit http://beaus.ca/fr/febrewary/ .
Over the past five years, International Ground Day has inspired breweries as far away as the Netherlands and as close to Casselman, Ontario, as well as other breweries around the world. Again this year, the event promises to be a success as the number of participating artisan breweries is higher than ever, not to mention the various satellite activities organized in Canada and the United States.
To mark the occasion, Beau’s team will meet to toast the new gruit tripel independent brewery, the Triceratops Tripel, its retail store at 13 pm ET on 1 st February 2017. More than 35 breweries craft (and the list keeps growing) from around the world will join in Beau’s using the hashtag #gruitday – which generated 1,350,159 impressions on Twitter in 2016 (almost double the previous year ). The 2017 edition promises to be the greatest success to date.
« We are very excited to celebrate the fifth annual International Year of Grown with old and new friends! « Said Steve Beauchesne, co-founder of Beau’s. « The gruits make us travel in the past and are a nice way to relive history and draw the future of artisan beers. »
Brewed especially for the occasion, the Triceratops Tripel contains a bunch of organic herbs formed of swamp myrtle, dried flowers of heather and lavender. Like all other Beau’s beers, this yellow blurred ale is certified organic. The tripel is a relatively new style of beer, which has its origins in Belgian Trappist breweries. The Triceratops Tripel has a spicy, vegetal and fruity taste. Its high concentration of alcohol (9.0%) and its final leave a persistent heat in the mouth.
This new beer will be served in casks at more than 250 restaurants and pubs in Ontario and Quebec. It will also be available in bottles at almost 75 Quebec retailers and the brewery in Vankleek Hill, Ontario, for a limited time from 1 st of February. A new beer will be launched on Thursday of every week throughout the month of February.
Participating breweries include the breweries Dieu du Ciel! Cambridge Brewing Company of Massachusetts, Fyne Ales of Scotland, Dundulis of Lithuania, Solarc of Los Angeles, California, The Tap of Indiana and The Second Wedge of Ontario.
Gruit lovers (and curious) are invited to visit the new and improved gruitday.com (English only) to see the list of participating breweries and read the presentation of their ales gruit. Each brewery presents its own unique beer recipe and celebrates this style of beer in its own way, such as the Brewery Bellwether Brewing, which will be brewing an ale de gruit in collaboration with other neighboring breweries at the Gruitfest, a festival that Is taking place in Spokane, Washington, USA; Many other breweries are also participating in the event.
The beans are inspired by a brewing tradition dating back several centuries, long before the Bavarian decree on beer purity of 1516, which stipulated that all beer should only be made with barley, hops and beer. ‘water. In the beer of gruit, herbs, spices and other vegetables replace the dominant character of the hops, opening the way to experimentation by mixing flavors and different techniques of the terroir.
Since the launch in 2008 of its very first ale de gruit, the Bog Water, Beau’s was one of the first breweries to make known this style of beer; and with the launch of the St. Luke’s Verse in the first International Day of gruit in 2013, other breweries followed suit in Beau’s and made the 1 st February 1st international day of official celebrations.