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R&B Releases 5th Mt. Pleasant Limited Beer – Saison

R&B Brewing Mt Pleasant Saison


R&B Brewing Mt Pleasant Saison

Mt. Pleasant Series Limited Release #5 – Saison

EAST VAN: The fifth release in the Mt Pleasant Limited Series, R&B Brewing’s Saison is seasonally inspired by the first signs of spring. Rod Hughes, head brewer and his team collaborated to craft this interesting take on the traditional Belgian style.

“Subtle floral notes of hidcote purple lavender from Happy Valley Farms on Vancouver Island make this an interesting take on a refreshing saison” Hughes said.

French and Belgian yeasts were used to imbibe the beer with spicy and mineral notes and an added touch of infused lavender.

R&B Brewing Co, releases this brew as a celebration of spring, and the imminent opening of their new Taproom. The beer is slated to be released today, with the Taproom opening in late March. Ask your local craft beer purveyor to bring it in — or drop into the R&B Growler Station for a try.

R&B Brewing Saison
IBU: 21 SRM: 4 ABV: 5.7%

BC CRAFT BEER EVENTS featuring R&B’s brews:
Victoria Beer Week, Saturday Night Cask Event, March 5th; the Farmer’s Market at Nat Bailey, 10am-2pm March 5th; The Curry Cup in East Van Heritage Hall on March 7th; and look for them at the Howe Sound Brewery Tap Takeover Event on April 2nd.

For a full list of locations carrying R&B, and for events and tastings go to their new website R&B Brewing Co. — sign up for the R&B newsletter to keep up to date on all the latest brew news. It will keep you posted on their Taproom opening date, cask events, Growler Station taps and more.

Pick up a Growler or a 650 ml bottle of the new seasonal Saison, while it lasts.

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