Red Rock Brewing Co. is pleased to announce the release of one of our most anticipated seasonal craft beers – Secale 2014.
Now in its fourth release, Red Rock Brewery’s Secale may be the best iteration yet of this German style Doppelbock.
Secale (Se-cal-le) is Latin for rye. Red Rock not only brews this beer using this tasty grain, but it finishes the beer by aging it in rye-whiskey barrels from Utah’s very own High West Distillers.
The aroma and taste are malt forward with hints of rye spiciness, vanilla, oak and whiskey. Word on the street is that this year’s batch has the best “balance” yet. The alcohol content is 8.5% by volume.
Doppelbocks (double bocks) are a stronger version of the traditional bock that was first brewed in Munich by the Paulaner monks. This strong beer or “liquid bread” served as nourishment during periods of culinary abstinence required by the strict rules of their order. They believed it cleansed the body and the soul.
The beer became so popular that the Paulaners feared it may be too much of an indulgence for lent, so they shipped a batch to the Holy Father in Rome to clear their conscience. By the time it arrived, the beer had spoiled and the Holy Father found it to be disgusting. He declared that the Munich monks were then free to make and drink as much as they pleased.
Where can you buy this storied craft beer paragon?
Red Rock Beer Store
443 N. 400 W.
Salt Lake City, UT 84103
Red Rock Brewing Co.
254 S. 200 W.
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Red Rock Place
6227 South State
Murray, UT 84107
Red Rock Junction
1640 W. Redstone Center
Park City, UT 84098