Style: Dry Hopped Spruce Tip Gose
ABV: 4.7%
SRM: 4

Super Spruce owes its immense pine aromatics to a double dose of resin. The new growth of spruce trees layered with Chinook hops create a complex profile of fresh pine that includes floral, citrus, cola, and bubble gum undertones. This unboiled beer is luminous and hazy with a grapefruit-like acidity that perfectly showcases the bright coniferous flavors. Sea salt rounds the mouthfeel, while white oak provides tannic structure.

IMG_4639We foraged for Adirondack conifer tips all day but still didn’t harvest nearly enough. The bulk of the spruce came from Colorado.