Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Carnevale Ale

The first installment of my Christmas present to myself arrived today - two bottles of Lost Abbey's Carnevale Ale. It is a new beer from Lost Abbey, brewed to celebrate the annual Carnival celebrations. Its label starts:
For centuries Venetians lightened the dark of winter with an elaborate upending of social order.
It goes on to say:

This beer is our tribute to that grand celebration of the unexpected. A Saison-style blond ale with American hops and... well, that's all you really need to know. Now put on your mask, raise your glass, and toast the magic of a winter's night mystery.
The beer is only 6.5% alcohol and is cloudy with heavy sediment. And this is just through the bottle. I will probably wait until next week to taste the first one.

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