Great South Bay Blood Orange Tasting Notes | Mixed Six


Beer: Great South Bay Blood OrangeGreat South Bay Blood Orange

Style: Fruit beer

Description: A delightful mid summer day’s dream comes to life with the Blood Orange Pale Ale. Blended from quality blood oranges with the ever-popular original Pale Ale recipe to produce this remarkably refreshing hand crafted beer. The secret to its splendor is just the right combination of hand chosen American hops to accentuate the natural bitterness and citrus flavors of the blood orange. You’ll be pleased with how amazingly the malt, hops, and blood orange meld together to create a sensation in a beer like a sunrise on a clear summer morning!

Tasting notes: Great South Bay Blood Orange from Great South Bay Brewery is a Fruit Beer style beer, medium in color, is slightly hoppy, has an ABV of 5% and is available in-store or at our online beer store.

Food pairing: This fruit beer is best paired with a salad, mild cheeses or light desserts.

If you like this, try: Abita Purple Haze, Dogfish Head Positive Contact, Sam Adams Porch Rocker, Sam Smith Organic Apricot, House of Shandy Curious Traveler.

This beer is part of our Mixed Six series. Working with the beer experts at Half Time in Mamaroneck, we are featuring a beer a day for 24 days, including tasting notes and suggestions for pairing. At the end of the 24 days, we invite you to join us at Half Time from 5-8 p.m. on November 13 for a Q and A, beer tasting and discounts on mixed six-packs with our carefully selected featured beers. Half Time, 139 Hoyt Ave., Mamaroneck, 914-341-1666,

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About Author

Megan McCaffrey is a food writer for The Journal News and contributor to the Small Bites Blog. She has a degree in Digital Media from Fordham University and a fondness for good craft beer. She loves to bake, read cooking blogs and taste all the Lower Hudson Valley has to offer. Megan lives in Ridgefield, Connecticut with her husband and three kids.

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