3 Ravens Little Raven Oak-Aged Witbier

3 Ravens

Released December 31st, 2014

A newspaper article from not that long ago stated that the witbier style was experiencing a surge in popularity among Aussie brewers and beer geeks. We've not noticed such a surge here at Crafty Towers but maybe we're just looking in the wrong places because here's one that will be making its bow on New Year's Eve at The Alehouse Project's bash.

It's the second release in the occasional Little Raven series from Thornbury's reigning Champion Small Australian Brewery 3 Ravens (the first was an India Saison). They are beers brewed on a tiny scale on their pilot brewery (does two kegs constitute a surge?) and, in the case of this one, aged in oak. It's a variation on the 3 Ravens White (their Belgian-style witbier) and has been created to ring in the New Year.

As such, we're told it has been "infused with all kinds of summery goodness", namely: Indian coriander, loomi lime, black pepper, grains of paradise and bitter orange peel in the boil, fresh lemon-scented verbena and Topaz hops as well as lemon peel and more grains of paradise in the fermenter and a splash of limoncello and a dash of triple sec for good measure to finish things off.

Style
Spiced Witbier
ABV
4.5%
Stockists

The Alehouse Project

Venue for second keg TBC

Name
3 Ravens
Address

1 Theobald Street
Thornbury
VIC 3071

Phone
(03) 9495 1026
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