This fall, Brewery Ommegang will debut a new beer, Scythe & Sickle Harvest Ale, an amber ale brewed with a variety of malts, including pils, rye flakes and oat flakes, for incredible depth of flavor and a hint of natural sweetness. Scythe & Sickle brings new life to autumn beer lists for those looking for an alternative to Oktoberfests and pumpkin ales. It is available exclusively from September until November at top bottles shops and discerning craft beer bars.
“Scythe & Sickle is our foray into honoring the harvest season, taking the finest malts and blending them seamlessly into a rich amber ale,” says Ommegang Brew Master Phil Leinhart. “Farming is about precision, timing and care, and this gently sweet ale is our testament to the craft and care of farming.”
Brewed with balance in mind, Scythe & Sickle boasts a smooth, creamy mouthfeel with light toastiness. It is bright amber in color from the mixed malts and delicately hopped to counter, rather than overpower, the malt profile.
Brewery Ommegang, a member of the Duvel Moortgat family of fine beers, opened in 1997 to craft-brew Belgian-style ales. The brewery creates six ales year-round as well as a range of seasonal and specialty ales. The beers have won a national following by connoisseurs of fine beer and are distributed in over 40 states. The brewery is located on a 136-acre farmstead in Cooperstown, New York and offers free daily tours and tastings, as well as a Café, a well-stocked brewery store, and an online store.
Source: Press Release