Folly Brewpub | Toronto Microbrewery

Folly Brewpub | Toronto Microbrewery

Folly Brewing is a Microbrewery in Toronto specializing in brewing small batches and barrels of beer.

Choose from a variety of farmhouse and mixed fermentation ales.

Explore our massive whiskey collection of over 400 unique bottles.  Be sure to stay for dinner and enjoy some of the best pub food in the city. 

SAUDADE, AMERICAN FARMHOUSE ALE, 6.4%

Saudade is a feeling of longing or nostalgia, which we think is a perfect sentiment for this oddly hoppy oat farmhouse ale which we only plan to brew this one time.

This is a slightly more turbid farmhouse ale due to the addition of flaked oats and a load of Hull Melon hops we added both in the boil and at dry hopping. Despite all those hops, you'd be hard pressed to call this a hoppy beer! Hull Melon have a distinctly different cantaloupe melon and floral, honey-like character that just blend into the body of the beer. The body is bready and has a touch of sweetness echoing from the hop.

Let it warm up a bit and you'll find after a few sips you'll have a really interesting, um, well maybe melon jolly rancher kind of aftertaste. As with most things Folly, subtlety is a word that rhymes with brevity.

  • HOPS: German Magnum, German Hull Melon

  • Yeast: Escarpment Labs’ Fruit Bomb Blend

  • Malts: Pilsner, Munich, Oats

  • OG/ FG: 14°/2°

  • TERMINAL pH: 4.2

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