Ommegang’s “Rosetta” a wonderful cherry collaboration
In a press release today, Brewery Ommegang announced that its new kriek, Rosetta, will be available on draft soon! The entire press release is found below for more details. Also Ommegang added a video about Rosetta to their YouTube channel so you can hear more about the new brew from brewmaster, Phil Leinhart. Watch it here.
BREWERY OMMEGANG NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 7, 2016
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Ommegang has sweet/tart news for the start of the New Year
Popular newcomer Rosetta Kriek now available on draft
(COOPERSTOWN, NY) Brewery Ommegang in Cooperstown, NY is beginning the New Year with a cherry bomb bang by bringing tart/sweet newcomer Rosetta Kriek to the market on draft. Rosetta in bottles, which launched October 2015, has elicited a very positive response from craft consumers and retailers alike. The arrival of draft will bring the unique ale to fresh assemblies of beer lovers nationwide.
Brewed and blended by Ommegang’s sister brewery Liefmans in Belgium, Rosetta is a perfectly balanced combination of old (aged on cherries at least three years) and young Flemish brown ale (or oud bruin) with a lively and fruity kriek, or cherry beer. The blend, which was developed by Ommegang Brewmaster Phil Leinhart, results in a complex yet refreshing mahogany-brown brew that is an intriguing interplay of tartness and sweetness.
“The initial response to Rosetta has really proven exciting, says Leinhart. “It’s moved out of our warehouse as quick as we bring it in. We are really pleased the blend is resonating so strongly. The beer seems to hit just the right note with fans and we’re thrilled to now be able to bring Rosetta’s unique flavor to draft lines across the country.”
Rosetta is a moderate 5.6% ABV and its unique flavor pairs perfectly with light fare such as salad, chicken liver pâté or a pork terrine, soft cheeses such as Brie or Camembert, or a smooth chocolate mousse. In addition to draft, Rosetta is available in 11.2 oz four-packs at the suggested retail price of $10.99 each. Both bottles and draft are available throughout Ommegang’s 45-state USA footprint.
Learn more about Rosetta by visiting Ommegang’s YouTube channel for a video by Brewmaster Phil Leinhart: http://bit.ly/1Oj7FDN
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