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Festina Peche

 
ABV: 
4.5
IBU: 
8
Availability: 
Seasonal
Original Release Date: 
06/2007
On Tap: 
At the Rehoboth Brewpub

A refreshing neo-Berliner Weisse, Festina Peche is available in 4-packs and on draft during the sweaty months.

Sadly, there are only a few breweries left in Berlin still brewing the Berliner Weisse style, which is characterized by its intense tartness (some say sour). There were once over 70 breweries in Berlin alone making this beer!

In addition to fermentation with an ale yeast, Berliner Weisse is traditionally fermented with lactic cultures to produce its acidic (or green apple-like) character. Served as an apertif or summertime quencher, Festina is delicately hopped and has a pale straw color. To soften the intense sourness, Berliner Weisse is traditionally served with a dash of essence of woodruff or raspberry syrup.

In Festina Peche, since the natural peach sugars are eaten by the yeast, the fruit complexity is woven into both the aroma and the taste of the beer so there is no need to doctor it with woodruff or raspberry syrup. Just open and enjoy!

Watch our Quick Sip Clip about Festina Peche below.

We currently send Festina Peche (in season) to our wholesale partners in the following states:

AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, NC, NH, NJ, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, VT, WA, WI

To find where our wholesalers have delivered this beer in the past 60 days, check out the Fish Finder (you can search by beer and by zip). As a reminder, it is always best to call and confirm a retailer still has the beer before making any treks!

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Tasting Notes: 
peach, dry
Food Pairing Recommendations: 
Grilled chicken or fish, salad, chevre
Glassware Recommendation: 
Pint
Wine Comparable: 
Pinot grigio

Beer Activity

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Patrick A. is drinking Festina Peche at 1702 Pizza & BeerThis is actually 2/3 festina peche and 1/3 shofferhoffer grapefruit hefeweizen from rodenberger gruppe. Fucking clutch.

16 hours 28 min

Stacey Brown New Cajun Brewing is drinking Festina Peche at The Happy VikingHoly crap this is goooooood!

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Joe is drinking Festina Peche

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Joe E. is drinking Festina Peche

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Come out to Plan B in Springfeld on October 28th from 6:30 to 9:00 pm for a Dogfish Head Beer Social.
 

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