This beer is lightly tart, shows a huge aroma of fresh citrus, and has a dry and spicy finish.
Breakside Fortunella Commercial Description: Fortunella is the contested scientific taxonomy of the delicious Kumquat fruit, and the beer before you is a tribute to it’s tart, juicy and beguiling flavors. Our brewers have crafted a Belgian-style Witbier with both oats and wheat. While many beers in this style are made with Orange peel, we’ve substituted in whole Kumquats instead and fermented the beer entirely on the fruit. The resultant beer is lightly tart, shows a huge aroma of fresh citrus, and has a dry and spicy finish. This is the second release in our new Farmhouse, Fruit and Funk Series. This set of six beers–each available for two months of the year–showcases the deft and playful ways in which our brewers use non-traditional ingredients to make complex, flavorful beers. From Lychee and Yellow Chilies to Oregon-grown Peaches and California Kumquats, this line of beers stakes a claim for the “culinary beer” as an emergent, delicious and elegant new beer style. ABV: 6%