Two Metre Tall Snakebite
$31.70

ORIGIN: Australia (Tasmania)

ABV: 6.60%

VOLUME: 750ml

Originally commissioned for the Noma Australia pop-up, Ashley Huntington’s first production of Snakebite was an idiosyncratic beer to say the least. This, the second incarnation, is perhaps more complete. Roughly combining 65% wild-fermented, 18-month-old cider; 30% young wild farmhouse ale and 5% matured, barrel aged, acidic farmhouse ale; it’s incredibly complex and funky.

Aromas of bruised apple nuttiness and sweet spice lead to a structured palate containing meaty savouriness and a high proportion of acidity. Though lovers of hardcore sour beers and minimal intervention wines will naturally be drawn to these elements, allowing it to breathe in a burgundy glass with an accompaniment of crusty bread and stinky cheese should offer approachability. Serve it slightly warmer than conventional fridge temperature for a complete experience.

 

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