Goatsmoker // Smoked RIS //
Based on numerous iterations of a homebrewed Imperial Stout named ‘Smoke Monster’, this beast of a stout uses beechwood smoked malt as the entirety of its base, in addition to oak smoked wheat malt. This dense smokey character is balanced by intense chocolate flavours and a rich body, provided by a complex blend of roasted and crystal malts.
Space Wizard // Mixed Culture Fermentation Golden Sour Ale
A mixed-culture golden sour beer, fermented with a complex blend of microbes including six strains of Brettanomyces chosen for their intense fruit and funk characteristics. This beer was split between two fermenters, one part being hopped in the kettle with aged Scottish hops grown by the James Hutton Institute just outside of Dundee. The remainder was completely unhopped. The aged hop beer produced intense fruit and funk characteristics with a very subtle acidity, whilst the unhopped version was much more stone-fruit forward with a fuller acid profile.
The blended result was packaged without any additional hops or fruit in order to showcase this mixed culture.
Astral Destiny // Blended Barrel Aged Sour with Scottish Raspberries
This beer contains a 60/40 blend of golden sour ale fermented with our Goat Wizard house culture which was aged for three months in stainless. This was blended with a golden sour ale aged in oak wine barrels for two years, originally brewed by our friends at Fierce Brewing in Aberdeen.
The blended beer was refermented and aged on 300g/l of whole Scottish raspberries (Cascade varietal) from Pittormie Fruit Farm, located seven miles from the brewery.