This Belgian Blond Ale derives its unique fruity and spicy character from its yeast, most notably citrus, pear, and slight peppery notes. It is sweet upfront and finishes dry with a noticeable alcohol warmth. Despite its high alcohol content, it is still surprisingly refreshing and easy-drinking. This beer is unfiltered and bottle conditioned, having undergone a secondary fermentation in the bottle, providing natural carbonation and allowing the beer to develop in complexity after packaging. It is brewed using mostly pilsner malt and a generous dose of sugar to really dry the beer out, like a typical Belgian. It’s hopped with Saaz from the Czech Republic and German Hallertauer to provide bitterness and a slight noble hop flavour.