La Sirène Oak Season

Style
Barrel-Aged Wild Ale
ABV
4.0%

It's not that long ago that the vast majority of brewers in Australia doubted cans were the future for craft beer. Some were still investing more than a third of a million in bottling lines just a couple of years back. And yet here we are with a barrel-aged, blended wild ale inside them. What's more, it registers at not much weightier than a mid-strength.

Oak Season is a beer that punches above its weight, however, with much to be discovered within this palest of liquids. It possesses a creaminess of aroma and texture thanks to the oak and the mixed culture within; it's not far off an oaked chardonnay – at 4 percent ABV. In a can. Pretty radical, eh? There's plenty of vanilla, some orange citrus, a little stone fruit and a faint whiff of lingering funk, plus much in the way of: "How did we get here?"

James Smith

Published August 17, 2020

Name
La Sirène Brewing
Address

277 Edwardes Street
Reservoir
VIC 3073

Open Hours

Wed to Fri: 5pm to 11pm
Saturday: midday to 11pm
Sunday: midday to 6pm

Canberra Fest 2024 B
HCH 2024 B

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