Ron

$24.00

AN OAK-AGED ALE WITH BLACK CURRENT LEAVES AND ROSE GERANIUM – A COLLABORATION WITH THE HERBFARM

When it comes to collaboration beers, for us, the thought process and journey of creating a shared concept is just as important as the end result. It’s truly about forging meaningful relationships; it’s about illustrating both our philosophy and our collaborators’, and the crossroads where the two meet. It’s about creating something that represents a specific moment in time – one we can look back on and be reminded of how that idea was brought to life in something tangible.

That’s why we’re honored to announce our two collaboration beers with The Herbfarm restaurant in Woodinville. Years ago when we were still in the early stages of developing the brewery, we met Chris and Jack, chefs and operators of this esteemed Northwest farm-to-table institution. They were fans of our saisons for their food-pairing potential and happened to be in the market for new fermented libations to add to their beverage program. From this and our shared love of using hyper-local ingredients, a friendship was born!

We were excited to recently have some of our beers served as part of the restaurant’s thoughtfully curated menu, but Chris and Jack both expressed the desire for some special creations that represent The Herbfarm’s origins. After having them come to taste through barrels and brainstorm ideas, we came up with two saisons featuring ingredients grown on their farm and paying tribute to The Herbfarm’s founders: Ron Zimmerman and Carrie Van Dyck.

Introducing Ron and Carrie, two oak-aged saisons focused on ingredients that represent these two innovators and their passions for flavor exploration. Ron was brewed with blackcurrant leaves and rose geranium, while Carrie features two dry hop additions of Nelson Sauvin along with Noble Fir tips. To borrow a phrase (or two), much like the character of the two founders, Carrie is “full of energy and sharp wit,” while Ron presents “flavors as complex as the inner workings of Ron Zimmerman’s mind.”

We’re thrilled for you to taste these special beers, and to commemorate this great dining institution that began 35 years ago as a nursery and educational luncheon series held in a repurposed tractor shed. Thank you to The Herbfarm team, and of course Ron and Carrie, for making this collaboration possible.

5.1% ABV / available in 750ml

 

11 in stock

Additional information

Weight 4 lbs
Dimensions 3.5 × 3.5 × 12 in
Format

375ml, 750ml

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