De Proef Flemish Primitive Wild Ale (Surly Bird)
Bitterness: 45 IBUs
Alcohol by volume: 9%
Gravity Head Twist: It’s called Flemish Primitive for two reasons: Wild yeast, and a school of Flemish painters. Multiple strains of Brettanomyces yeast are used here, and uncharacteristically generous late hop additions.
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