Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Rochester Mills Tongue Tied Cherry Saison Summer Ale to be 
Released April 1

Written by  Paul Starr
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tounge tied cherry saison release

Rochester Mills Beer Co. & Production Brewery announce a 2015 seasonal release date of April 1 for its Tongue Tied Cherry Saison Summer Ale, a strikingly refreshing Belgian-style ale that's pure Michigan.
Tongue Tied Cherry Saison Summer Ale was introduced in a limited release last June. Due to the popularity of the beer, Tongue Tied will now be available for enjoyment during the Spring and Summer seasons across Rochester Mills' full distribution network beginning April 1 with events celebrating the beer happening all month.

"After the overwhelming success of Tongue Tied last year, even with its limited release, we knew we had to bring this great beer back," said Mike Plesz, Founder of Rochester Mills Beer Co. and Production Brewery. "Tongue Tied is the perfect beer for days spent sipping pints on the patio, a thirst-quenching beer as the days get longer and hotter."

Inspired by Head Brewer, Bill Wamby's award winning saison (farmhouse ale) recipe, Tongue Tied Cherry Saison (6.2 percent alcohol-by-volume) is a traditional Belgian-style saison ale brewed with over a thousand pounds of both tart and sweet Michigan cherries. An unfiltered, slightly creamy ale with a pale reddish amber color and nice luscious white head. The distinctiveness of unmalted wheat is enhanced by the addition of lemon, orange peel and coriander, which provides herbal spiciness to this refreshing, pure Michigan Summer ale.

Tongue Tied Cherry Saison Summer Ale will be available on draught only at bars and restaurants across Michigan including the Rochester Mills Beer Co. brewpub in downtown Rochester and in select parts of Ohio and Florida starting in April 2015.


Rochester Mills Beer Co. has been one of the top producing brewpubs in Michigan since it opened in 1998. The pub is a full service restaurant and offers a diverse beer menu with eleven different styles of beer consistently available as well as a number of reoccurring seasonal offerings. The Rochester Mills Production Brewery, brewers of Rochester Mills Beer Co. brands for distribution, began as a startup brewery in Auburn Hills, MI in 2012, quickly becoming one of the top craft beer producers in the state. Their Lagers and Ales packaged in 16oz. aluminum cans are currently featured in grocery stores as well as independent and franchise convenient stores, and specialty beverage merchants statewide. Additionally, their five core brands, which include Milkshake Stout, Pine Knob Pilsner, Lazy Daze Amber Lager, Cornerstone IPA, and Rochester Red Ale, along with four rotating seasonal offerings that now include Newton's ALEchemy, Tongue Tied Cherry Sasion, Oktoberfest Celebration Lager and Snow Dazed Winter Ale, can be found flowing from more than 1000 taps at bars and restaurants across Michigan, North West Ohio and parts of Florida. More information can be found on their website at:

Paul Starr

Paul Starr

Paul Starr is the creator of the I'm a Beer Hound and one of the organizer and the driving force behind Art & Craft Beerfest, Lansing Beer Fest, Beerfest at the Ballpark Spring & Fall. When he's not working on Beer Hound he's probably watching the Lions, Tigers or Red Wings. Being a recent new Dad of twins, he doesn't have much extra time these days for mischief.