Congratulations to Bristol Brewing. After 16 and a half years of business, Bristol has reached their 6000th batch of beer. Amidst plans of expansion and relocating, Bristol has also taken the time to put together something really special for us. To commemorate this batch number, the brewers got together, drank a bunch of Belgian beer, and planned out what promises to be a fantastic Belgian Dubbel. Here’s some news about the beer from Bristol:
“The result is a truly authentic Belgian Dubbel, with additional nods to the Bristol tradition: the malt bill bears a similarity to that of Laughing Lab, the beer that started it all. The yeast is a specially selected Belgian strain. We added a dark Belgian candy sugar, of the variety used virtually everywhere in Belgium, but not even available in the US until a few years ago. We brewed, as in common in the low country, in an open fermenter; the same vessel, as it happens, that Mike opened the brewery with in 1994.”
The party is tomorrow! Aug 2nd at 5pm at Bristol. Be there! The beer sits at 8%ABV and is sold only in 750ml corked and caged bottles. See you there?