Ommegang to Release New Game of Thrones Beer for Season 4: Fire and Blood
March 9, 2013
Ommegang Brewery (Copperstown, NY) will release a new Game of Thrones themed beer for Season 4, on March 31st. Fire & Blood is a deep red ale with flavors of caramel malt, spicy hops, and licorice, with some light heat provided by Ancho chiles. Moderate earthy overtones from the European hops and chile peppers.
Three limited edition labels will be offered, with each representing a dragon from the HBO series.
A special pre-launch of the beer will happen at the SXSW conference in Austin, TX, at the Game of Thrones exhibit in the Austin Music Hall. Open 9am-9pm through March 11th.
Fire and Blood Beer Stats:
Hops: CTZ, Styrian Golding, German Tettnang
Malts: Pilsner, Caramel 60, Midnight Wheat, Flaked Rye, Spelt
Other: Ancho chiles, licorice root, star anise