This beer was brewed by Rogue Ales & Spirits located in Newport, Oregon in the USA.
It is an American Wild Ale with an alcohol content of 5.6%
What the Brewer says:
“Beard Beer is brewed with a yeast created from Brewmaster John Maier’s beard. No need to freak out, brewers have used wild yeasts in beer making for centuries. John has had the same old growth beard since 1978 and for over 15,000 brews, so it is no great surprise that a natural yeast ideal for brewing was discovered in his beard.” http://www.rogue.com/roguebeers
Firstly, I will say I was hesitant to taste this beer based on the name. It does lead you to have weird pre-conceived ideas of what could be in the bottle.
Upon opening the bottle, the smell was nothing short of amazing. Just a simple classic ale of 4 ingredients (Water, Hops, Barley & Yeast…
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