Whining Peasant 5.9%ABV
How many breweries will make you a red wine barrel aged rye saison? Few. How many will push that further by adding merlot grape must to the ageing beer, creating a hybrid wine-beer drink that you can serve to even the most developed palates? In answering that question you will discover that Forked River is releasing beers that you would be hard-pressed to find anywhere, and certainly are unparalleled in Southern Ontario.
Whiny Peasant is a variation of our popular Grumpy Peasant. Sure, it may protest and say "I'm not old!", but it's spent a full year of ageing in VQA wine barrels developing it's unique sourness, adding to that rye spicieness and vinous quality of it's ingredients. That reddish-amber hue will give you the impression that you should be serving this in a wine glass, and that's right. Forgo the pint glass and pour this into your favourite wine vessel. Enjoy with tomato-based pasta, a rich grilled steak, or upscale your panzerotti with this novel offering. We only make beer we would be proud to serve ourselves, and this is one we are very proud to share indeed.