Your Daily Pint for Monday, October 13, 2014: BOULEVARD HIBISCUS GOSE
What it is: A gose made with hibiscus flowers
What it tastes like: A vinegary, strawberry-flecked aroma leads you in the right direction for the sip. Though it’s very tart and fruity through the swallow, the beer’s coriander herbal notes and marked salinity do keep the pucker in check for a drinkable sip.
The power of the flower: From a small country in Africa, hibiscus goes through a quiet a journey to get to this side of the world. Read the story behind hibisicus beers, and learn how some brewers are harnessing its exotic, floral taste.