Nine Banded is a classic American Wheat Ale. We added 50 percent wheat malt to this brew to create a cloudy bodied beer with big head. This refreshing and easy-to-drink wheat ale is brewed with East Kent Goldings and Ella hops for a citrusy flavor and floral aroma.
Why nine bands? In reference to the nine banded armadillo, the platypus and the armadillo both share the spotlight on most lists referencing Mother Nature’s sense of humor.
Platypus Dictionary of BeersNoun, reference to a Nine Banded armadillo
The nine banded armadillo is the state small mammal of Texas and the only species of armadillo found in the US. Prone to being run over, the Nine Banded armadillo has earned the unfortunate nickname “Hillbilly Speed Bump”.
East Kent Goldings (UK) and Ella (Australia)