Uncle Billy’s May First Friday Firkin: 11th Anniversary Saison Firkins

 

Uncle Billy’s Head Brewer, Trevor Nearburg, with the special 11th Anniversary Belgian Saison Ale.

Uncle Billy’s Head Brewer, Trevor Nearburg, with the special 11th Anniversary Belgian Saison Ale.

On Friday, May 5 at 5 p.m., Uncle Billy’s will tap two firkins made with special 11th anniversary Belgian Saison ale. Head brewer, Trevor Nearburg, created a Saison that is refreshingly light, dry brew with fruity esters and spicy phenols from the Belgian yeast. Each of the two special firkins using the Belgian Saison. The first one mimics a barrel aged Saison by aging it with charred oak and dandelion greens. The oak gives it vanilla and oaky flavors, while the dandelion greens enhance the existing grassy farmhouse flavors to give it a hint bitterness and more funky farmhouse. Our second firkin is infused with dried apricots and blackberries. The light style beer will let the fruit flavors shine through with a gorgeous amethyst color from the blackberries. We will tap both casks at 5:00 pm on Friday, May 5.

  • 6% ABV
  • 35 IBUs

When: Friday, May 5 tapping at 5 p.m.

What: $3 Firkin Pints

Where: Uncle Billy’s Brewery + Smokehouse, 1530 Barton Springs Road, Austin, TX  78704