Pike Brewing Releases Spring Seasonal, Saison Houblon

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Seattle, WA – Pike Brewing Company is proud to announce the release of its spring seasonal beer, Pike Saison Houblon. Refreshingly hop forward and floral, this farmhouse style ale is light and golden. It is brewed with a base of earthy, biscuit-like organic malt, seasoned with citrusy hops and finished with clove-like Belgian yeast.

Where does the name come from? Saison is French for ‘season’ and houblon is French for ‘hops’. Farmhouse ale was originally brewed by and for farmworkers in Northern France and in Wallonia, the French speaking region of Belgium. In Europe, these beers are low in hops. In keeping with Pike Brewing’s philosophy of emphasizing local terroir, ours is hop- forward and beautifully balanced, making it a Belgian style saison/IPA hybrid.

Pike Saison Houblon is available on draft and in 22 oz. dinner size bottles.

Pike Saison Houblon:

  • OG 1.060
  • ABV 6.20 %
  • IBU 55

About Pike Brewing Company:

Pike Brewing Company is a family owned brewery located in the historic Pike Place Public Market neighborhood. It is owned by Charles and Rose Ann Finkel who were pioneers in marketing craft beer beginning in 1978 and founded the brewery in 1989. Pike Brewing handcrafts ales including the Pike Pale Ale, Pike IPA, Naughty Nellie, Space Needle IPA, Kilt Lifter, Monk’s Uncle, and XXXXX Stout along with seasonal offerings such as Harlot’s Harvest, Old Bawdy, Auld Acquaintance, Derby Lager, Saison Houblon, and Octopus Ink. The Pike Pub is known for local, sustainable and seasonal pub fare and for housing the world-famous Micro-Brewery Museum, illustrating 9,000 years of beer history.

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