't Smisje BBBourgondier Belgian Barley Wine...$4.49 / 11.2oz
A dark bottle-conditioned ale. Brewed with malt, hops, candi sugar, Valerian and Lemon Balm, yeast and water.
Lemon balm is a lemon extract and gives a citrusy note to the beer. As the Bbbourgondier is very malty with a high sugar content, valerian is used as an experimental bittering agent in conjunction with hops to further balance the beer. Valerian is a popular herb used as a sedative to promote sleep and as a calmative agent. Valerian appears to affect the activity of the neurotransmitter GABA in the central nervous system, the target of most tranquilizers available by prescription. It has commonly been prescribed