THE PLANETS SERIES

Inspired by Gustav Holst's seven-movement orchestral suite, "The Planets."
Released in the order of Holst's piece, Mars to Neptune.

Beginning in August 2014 and ending in July 2015

Mars
Venus
Mercury
Jupiter
Saturn
Uranus
Neptune

VENUS

The Bringer of Peace

STYLE: Blonde Ale Brewed With Honey, Apricot, Cardamom, and Vanilla

RELEASE DATE: October 2014

ABV: 7.5%

COLOR: Light blondish orange, very slight haze

GLASSWARE: Snifter

TASTING NOTES: The second release in our Planets Series starts with spicy, fruity and light citrus notes along with herbal notes from cardamom in the aroma. Apricots contribute a very distinct tart character and sweetness from the vanilla rounds out the finish. More than 60 pounds of hand sliced vanilla beans were used to ferment this strong fruit and spice beer with a complex herbal fruit character.

Diameter: 7,521 miles
Orbit: 225 Earth days
Day: 241 Earth Days

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VENUS
The Bringer of Peace

Gustav Holst

as performed by the USAF Heritage of America Band