Thriller (Green Man Brewery)

Thriller is Asheville, North Carolina’s Green Man Brewery’s blood orange saison, part of the brewery’s high gravity series. This saison is an effort that has a vibrant reddish-brown to ruby red color and a good amount of beige head that dissipates in short order. Hints of yeast and malt are married to more barnyard (grassy, hay) elements. The 7.7% ABV of the brew is hidden perfectly among the distinctive flavor profile, which is provided additional complexity and depth through the inclusion of Amarillo hops. The slight bitter elements that can be discerned in Thriller do much to refresh an imbiber’s palette. A set of delicate flavors including spice, citrus fruits, and earth bubble through at points, making no two sips exactly the same. Continue reading “Thriller (Green Man Brewery)”