Small Gods x Citizen / Lyra - 9.5% 440ml Can
Orpheus was a child, the god Apollo gifted him a golden lyre and taught him to
play it whilst his mother, the muse Calliope, taught him to write entrancing
lyrics. With his musical talents Orpheus could charm even the rocks and stones.
He used his lyre in a forlorn attempt to rescue his wife Eurydice from the underworld
and was the harpist and companion of Jason and the Argonauts whom he saved from
the Sirens with his beautiful music. When Orpheus finally passed away his Lyre
was hurled into a river. Zeus, ruler of the gods, sent an eagle to retrieve the
lyre and placed it in the sky where it sits to this day as the constellation
Lyra is a Black Forest Gateau Baltic Porter. Brewed in collaboration with
Citizen using rescued Central Otago cherries, rich Dutch cocoa and Tongan
vanilla. Smooth and rich with layered notes of roasty dark chocolate and subtle
cherry, with toffee and biscuit malt flavours supporting from a complex base of
6 different malts. Fermented slowly with a lager yeast then conditioned for 6
weeks for a smooth body and a clean, moreish finish.