Barrett’s Farmhouse Ale-Is a straw-gold rustic ale “on lees” that evokes a time long ago with a robust yeast strain, that likes it hot…a vigorous top-fermenting classic that provides some of the best food pairing flavors on the planet. We temper this spicy, fruity yeast profile with pedigreed noble hops; East Kent Goldings for bittering and a generous dose of Hersbrucker for aroma. This beer will increase in complexity and dryness over time, providing a bit of insolent freshness up front, and more refined dignity even months after the brew date kept in the right conditions…above all upright and away from light.
|6.6 ABV 20 IBU
|Battle Road Brewing Company was founded in 2012 by Jeremy Cross and Scott Houghton. Both have had decades of experience in professional brewing throughout New England and in Jeremy’s case, across the country. Scott, while working at Salem Beer Works, met Jeremy, fresh from the UC Davis Brewing Diploma program, when he joined the Beer Works team.
Both found they had similar, complimentary views and philosophies both in life and in the brewing of beer that afforded them years of harmonious collaboration. After 12 years as Head Brewer at Salem Beer Works, (including three Gold Medals at the Great American Beer Festival), Scott left the company to found BreweRepublic in December of 2007, as a consulting and Brewery Development company. Jeremy left his position as Head Brewer of Fenway Beer Works, (the largest volume brewpub east of the Mississippi at the time) to join BreweRepublic in 2008.
Over the next several years, while consulting in the United States and abroad, (most notably in the Czech Republic near Prague) BreweRepublic developed brewery concepts of their own. The idea to develop as Battle Road Brewing Company came from the evocative history surrounding Boston and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. They identified with the notion of perseverance and resistance against tyranny that is the backbone of the history of the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1775, naming their concept The Battle Road Brewing Company. The rest, as they say, is gustatory.