20 years after the launch of the exquisite noble brandy exclusivity "Fleur de Bière d'Interlaken", Rugen Distillery presents the logical consequence - the Barrel Edition. The fine beer brandy, distilled from bock beer and aged in high-quality oak barrels, will be presented for the first time on March 28, 2019 at the Whisky Ship Lucerne.
"As a traditional brewery, we are proud to be able to brew and distilling under one roof," describes Remo Kobluk, Managing Director of Rugenbräu AG. In 1999, the Rugen Distillery presented the first beer brandy distilled in Switzerland. This became possible possible due to the amendment of the Alcohol Law. "Seen in this light Fleur de Bière is the mother of the whiskey boom that followed and an important important part in Switzerland's distilling history," Kobluk knows.
"We are particularly proud of our beer spirit and it was and it was clear to us that we wanted to celebrate the 20th anniversary in a special way", says Kurt Althaus, Master Distiller at Rugen Distillery. On the one hand On the one hand, a complete rebranding of the previous "Fleur de Bière d'Interlaken" was was developed. On the other hand, a delicate "Barrel Edition" was produced. The Launch of the new Barrel Edition will take place on March 28, 2019 at the Whisky Ship Lucerne. From then on, the beer brandy will be available in stores.
"Fleur de Bière d'Interlaken."
The "Fleur de Bière d'Interlaken Barrel Edition" is matured several years in oak barrels and thus absorbs the aromas that are integrated in the wood. which are integrated in the wood. This leads to a complex and multilayered play of aromas. The Barrel Edition fits particularly well after a meal or in the evening as a moment of pleasure, to let the day end.
For the production of the noble spirit "Fleur de Bière d'Interlaken" is made from a specially brewed bottom-fermented strong beer. This in turn was made from crystal clear brewing water from the Bernese Oberland, finest malt and selected hops. From 1000 liters of Bock beer results in 100 liters of Fleur de Bière. The clear, classic "Fleur de Bière d'Interlaken" has already won several gold awards at DistiSuisse.
"In designing the new labels, we focused on the fineness of the the fineness of the distillate and the high quality of the products. foreground. The hop bud is a symbol for the raw material, but it is also meant to but is also intended to show the character of the delicacy through its filigree representation." describes Althaus.
Media Release: "Fleur de Bière d'Interlaken" Barrel Edition launched