Anchor Winter Wheat Video

Anchor Winter Wheat Video



the california gold rush was a time when anyone can make their dreams come true but for every miner who struck it rich a hundred more struck out while the mother lode proved elusive nearly all who son it would soon be another kind of goal from the ground worth far more than any shiny nugget in 1848 just as sailors deserted their ships to head up to the mine so to wheat farmers deserted their wheat fields that fortune that they saw was neither particularly quick nor particularly golden and they eventually headed back to the farms such that by 1869 California was the second largest producer of weed in the country at the peak of the trade more than 500 ships per year with load of California wheat for export to Europe the demand was so high that farmers planted two or even three crops per year including winter wheat sown in winter for harvest and summer but not all the weed left it ships some found its way into the kettle's of enterprising German brewers in San Francisco and became the earliest of California week years so I think it's a little bit surprising to see a wheat beer as a winter school so we fears are typically more of a summer beer we wanted a winter warmer a little higher and alcohol very dark in color the depth of color is really nice and that comes almost exclusively from a midnight week that we use I think we'd be hard-pressed to find another week there with five different weights one from Belgium Germany the Midwest and a local unmalted wheat from a biodynamic farm which we're very excited about a lot of people believe that if they buras dark it's going to taste strong or and this is a big surprise great malty flavor but with a nice clean crisp finish winter wreath uses northern brewer a single thought northern brewer is the main hot be used in a curse team bears got that really nice woody some people saying minty almost flavor to it I think this beer is perfect for winter it's the kind of thing you want to snuggle up with so when we might not think of California is home to America's amber waves of grain anchor winter wheat gives us a new way to celebrate winter in the Golden State and reminds us of a time when fortunes were made chasing a different kind of California Gold you

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