Ales and lagers that defy styles or categories. This is what we are about: our driving force, our passion. To further facilitate this innovative spirit, we’ve developed our Barrel-Aged Series where anything, and we mean ANYTHING, goes! Brewed for those as adventurous as we are!
Aged for eighteen months in fresh Cabernet Sauvignon wine barrels, Dihos Dactylion features a primary fermentation using a proprietary blend of saison yeasts, a secondary fermentation of our house brettanomyces wild yeast strain, along with lactobacillus and pediococcus bacteria added to sour things up. Dihos Dactylion bursts with aggressive aromas of red wine and a touch of brett; delightfully sour to the taste, initial lactic acid flavors hit high in the cheekbones before transitioning to complex layers of soft fruit, oaky-tannins and red wine.
Style: Sour Ale, Barrel aged
Aged 18 months in fresh Cabernet Sauvignon barrels from Plumpjack Vineyards (CA)
Selectively blended from the very best 13 barrels of an initial 36 barrel batch
$8 per 12oz bottle
Limit 6 per customer
Don’t live in Colorado? 200+ cases of Dihos Dactylion will be put up for grabs from the Avery Tap Room on 2/25. If any remains unsold after the release, we will allocate it among the best Avery beer bars and bottle shops around the country.
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