One of the greater things about watching football in America is that most matches, especially those of the EPL, are early in the morning American time, giving people an excuse to daydrink. This is part of our series discussing exactly what to drink when you’re at the pub, presented by our resident homebrewer, Keith.
The Beer: St. Peter’s Fruit Beer, St. Peter’s Brewing Company, Suffolk, England
The Pub: The Queen Vic, in Northeast DC
What you Need to Know: We covered the relatively short history of St. Peter’s Brewery, founded in 1996, back in April.
As is common with most fruit beers, this is a pale wheat beer, though unlike most wheat beers, the yeast does not seem to present any clove or banana esters, suggesting that St. Peter’s uses a regular ale yeast with a golden wheat malt bill. As a result, this is drier, and less “full” than most wheat beers as you would know them. Continue reading