Harvest of Eden Fresh-Hop Pilsner

This fresh hop pilsner pours an enticing hazy, golden straw with a pillowy white head. Unfiltered and raw, this old world lager has an alluring floral aroma with a touch of lemon and spice. An assertive but balanced bitterness counters the cracker-like character from the traditional German malt. Through the middle, the fresh Chinook hops from the VQH farms begin to shine. They bring forth floral and spicy notes along with fresh-cut grass and citrusy lemon aroma. Picked fresh in Ede Ontario, these “wet hops” lend a unique and distinct element to this collaboration brew we did with Beertown. Crisp and crushable, this lager is loaded with flavour but insanely easy to drink. 

Try Harvest of Eden on Thursday, October 17th, available at the brewery retail store, online store and kick-ass beer bars throughout Ontario!

INGREDIENTS

WATER Pure Muskoka Water
BARLEY/MALT Barke Pils
HOPS Fresh VQH Chinook 
YEAST German Lager

INFORMATION

A.B.V. 5.1%
O.G. 12.0°P
I.B.U. 20
S.R.M. 4
F.G. 2.5°P

Sam’s Take

We’ve been working with the VQH hop farm for over 3 years now and we’ve forged a pretty strong relationship with their team. They’re one of the farms growing consistently good hops in Ontario. So when it came time to do this year’s wet hop brew we turned to them once again. This year, we wanted to branch out and try something new, not only with style but also with who we teamed up with. So we asked Beertown if they’d like to be in on the collab and produce a beer solely for their locations and they were excited about the idea.  We wanted to try something different this year and move away from the pale ale/IPAs we’ve done in the past, so we decided on brewing a pilsner. We are very happy with the results to say the least. Cheers!