The Commons Releases Crème de Pêche


The Commons Brewery is releasing the next edition of its limited release Beetje Series this Saturday. I'm really looking forward to this one! Crème de Pêche was aged in gin barrels with fresh peaches and Brettanomyces Bruxellensis. I'm not a big fan of gin, but I love beers aged in gin barrels! This beer was aged in barrels previously used for Gin Enkel, one of my favorites from The Commons. For more details, check out the brewery's news release below. Save some for me!!


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The Commons Brewery Releases Crème de Pêche

Portland, OR – The Commons Brewery will be releasing Crème de Pêche, a cream ale aged in gin barrels with fresh peaches and Brettanomyces, as part of the Beetje Series on Saturday, December, 27th, 2:00pm at the brewery Tasting Room.

Brewed in December 2013 for the Pêche Fest hosted by Portland’s Saraveza, Crème de Pêche was added into barrels in January 2014 that previously held our popular Gin Enkel. Fresh July Elberta peaches from Oregon’s Baird Family Orchard were added directly into the barrels giving the finished beer a bright, juicy aroma and flavor. Flaked corn provides a creamy body that compliments the dryness and floral characteristics from Brettanomyces Bruxellensis. Crème de Pêche can be consumed now to enjoy the fresh peach qualities or cellared to further develop its Brettanomyces profile. 

Crème de Pêche will be available in 750ml capped bottles for $15 per bottle and will be available on draft as well in limited quantities the day of the release. The beautiful label art was once again created by Adam Burke, brother of Head Brewer Sean Burke. More information about Adam Burke’s art can be found at http://www.nightjarillustration.com.

The Beetje Series is a celebration of The Commons Brewery’s nano roots. First brewed in 2010 on a one-barrel system in Mike Wright’s garage, these small batch beers pay homage to the rustic brewery that continues to inspire us.

The Commons Brewery opened in December 2011 and crafts small batch, approachable and balanced beers inspired by European brewing tradition and Northwest-grown ingredients. The tasting room is located at: 1810 SE 10th Avenue, Unit E (entrance on SE Stephens between 10th & 11th). Tasting room hours are Thursday 5-9pm, Friday 5-9pm, Saturday 2-9pm, and Sunday 2-6pm.

For more information, contact Josh Grgas at josh@commonsbrewery.com.





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