Keeping with the 16 Tons tradition of naming their anniversary beer after one-armed authors, Fishing with Hallet was inspired by Belgium’s Jean-Pierre Hallet, a naturalist famous for his work in the Congo, which included fishing for predatory crocodiles with dynamite.
Fishing with Hallet is a Belgian Dark Strong ale aged in 2nd use Pappy Van Winkle Bourbon barrels with Brettanomyces Bruxellensis. First fermented with yeast cultured from De Dolle Brouwers, this is a nod to their Oerbier and is currently rich and malty with a touch of floral Brettanomyces character. The beer was intentionally bottled young and is meant to be stored at cellar temp to allow the Brettanomyces to continue developing.
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This post was written by Angelo on June 18, 2013