• Rosé Beer and Cider Were Inevitable, but Are They Any Good?

    7 monthes ago - By Vine Pair

    Brewery Ommegang, an esteemed, Belgian-influenced operation in upstate New York, recently released Saison Rosé, a 7.7 percent ABV farmhouse ale .
    “The beer was partly born out of recent popularity of rosé ,” brewmaster Phil Leinhart says. “But we've been thinking about doing a beer with hibiscus for a while.”
    Ommegang is not alone. Some of the best craft breweries and cideries in the country are experimenting with pink products, and the results are surprisingly nuanced.
    Admittedly, rosé beer sounds like a marketing ploy , and an ill-conceived one at that. Visions of Mike's Hard Pink...
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