Blackberry Farm

Blackberry Rye

Blackberry Rye

“Dark fruit, tart, earthy”

This offering in our Native Series was brewed with select heritage barley and rye malts and fermented with a wild strain of native yeast harvested from honeysuckle blossoms found on Blackberry Farm’s 9,200 acre estate. A secondary fermentation with blackberries followed by additional aging in Tennessee whiskey barrels lends notes of dark fruit and oak to this medium bodied ale’s malt profile, accentuated by a mild tartness and earthy complexity from the wild native yeast.


ABV 6.3%
IBUs 15
OVERALL Dark fruit, tart, earthy
PAIRINGS Grilled or roasted pork or game, mushrooms, earthy farmhouse cheeses
PROFILE A mildly tart and complex ale with earthy notes of dark fruit and oak
MALTS Riverbend Rye, Pale, and Heritage Malt
HOPS Czech Saaz
YEAST South Yeast Labs HS-2 (Wild Native Honeysuckle)

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