Oxbow/Allagash Wild Rivulet
Our first time seeing this collaboration between the two best Belgian style breweries in Maine. Wild Rivulet is a mixed fermentation Grisette. This beer was brewed at Allagash and spent the night in their coolship where it was spontaneously fermented with wild yeast and bacteria. The next day French oak barrels were filled with the wort and then transported to Oxbow where they were willed with a batch brewed at Oxbow. After aging 10 months, the barrels were blended back together and packaged. Blonde in color with bright notes of grapefruit pith, lemon zest, a touch of oak and fresh cut grass with a balanced acidity and a dry, refreshing finish.