Young Henry's Guava

Young Henry gets fruity for summer

November 18, 2020
By Ioni Doherty

Newtown brewery and distillery, Young Henrys has announced their second Brewers B-side release, From Where You’d Guava Be.

Young Henrys Head Brewer, Jesse Searls and Brewer, Andre Keller created the limited summer release, which will become the biggest run of B-sides for the brewery to date. This full flavoured session sour is the best way to welcome the return of summer, striking the perfect balance between the punch and tartness of tropical fruits and the sweetness of premium German Pilsner and wheat malts.

To achieve this unique light-coloured festive beer, Jesse Searls noted the complexities that went into it: “Whilst a super sessionable beer to drink, it was a pretty complex brewing process, with multiple fruit injections and intricacies in order to achieve the flavour and aroma we wanted.”

The Brewers B-Sides series are the “alternative tracks to our hit singles” providing the brewers the chance to get weird and experimental with recipes, while shedding light on the legends who make them. For “From Where You’d Guava Be” Brewer, Andre Keller played with flavours inspired by classic summer fruits:

“The idea of making a sour started when a mate gave to me some interesting fruit purées samples and sours are the best kind of beer style to play with fruits, adding the fact that they are super refreshing beers and summer is knocking on the door,” said Keller.

“From Where You’d Guava Be” will be Young Henrys second B-Side release in tinnies, following their Blueberry Sour “Dark Sour of the Moon” released earlier this year. The brewery made the switch to tinnies for the majority of their core range products back in 2016, with the aluminium cans being infinitely recyclable, chilling faster and protecting beer from faults far better than glass bottles.

Young Henrys “From Where You’d Guava Be” Brewers B-Side is now available in venues, bottle shops, the Young Henrys online store and on tap at their Newtown Tasting Bar.

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