The Sara brown, brewed at Silenrieux brewery, is the brown, organic (biologique) version of Sara. Note that all versions of Sara are organic, also if it isn’t mentioned on the bottle.
SARA has a dark red-brown color, is well hopped, and spicy at the same time. It has a hearty exclusive special taste with sour undertones, accentuated by a very rich aroma, which both come from the buckwheat.
Buckwheat, the «black» grain, called « Sarrasin » in French, and « Grikki » in Russian is a very common grain in Southern Europe and in Russia. These names let us believe that the grain originally came from the Middle East. and was introduced in Europe by the Greek. Buckwheat is a grain that grows fast (ripe in less than three month) and grows on poor land ; Buckxheat offers extremely good food value, and has been known forthousands of years to restore unbalanced digestive systems, and help lower blood pressure. Pharmaceutical companies used substances of Buckwheat to develop their blood pressure lowering drugs.
During WW II, in a many parts of Europe, farmers switched to buckwheat, slnce wheat, oats and barley had to be sold to the German army. Buckwheat is cooked like rice. and many cultures bake cookies, pancakes and bread with a mixture of wheat and buckwheat. SARA has a dark color, is well hopped and spicy at the same time with a dense head. A hearty refreshinh exclusive new taste. and rare aroma, prove that buckwheat made its impact In the brew kettle. Indeed, up to 50% of the grain used is unmalted buckwheat, the rest is barley malt. SARA is kept at 6 % aie. by vol.. which makes it a thirst quenching drinking beer. The adventurous flavor of the beer makes it an idéal companion with hearty dishes, and exotic flavorful meals.