Entries tagged: Razor Wit

Razor Wit Release Party! (Friday, May 30th, 4:00pm)

03.18.2014 Drew Stevenson 0 Comments
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Come celebrate the "Love of Beer and Mountains" with Highland Brewing Company, Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy and U.S. Fish and Wildlife for the release of the seasonal Razor Wit Belgian Wheat, named for Razor Mountain in Barnardsville, NC. Help us protect the world's oldest mountains by raising awareness and raising a pint in honor of all the hard work that these organizations do throughout the year protecting land, clean water and conserving unique plant life and animal habitat. A percentage of proceeds from the beer sales of the evening will be...

Location:Highland Brewing Tasting Room
When: Friday, May 30th, 2014, 4:00pm - 9:00pm
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Razor Wit to be released May 2012

03.07.2012 Leah Wong Ashburn 18 Comments

This summer brings Highland’s twist on a wit: complexity created with ginger, grains of paradise, and cumin, in addition to the traditional coriander and orange peel. “I love the ginger,” said head brewer Joey Justice. “Ginger can dry the beer out, and grains of paradise are sort of hot, so we started with a slightly sweeter base and more body to compensate for the spices.”

Trying to find the balance of flavors was a fun challenge with Razor Wit. “We ground the spices, heated them in water to simulate what would happen in the boiling process, and dosed each one in a neutral...

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