Beer Profiles: Saison Royale, Roxy Rolles, 12 Beers a Falling, Sam Adams Harvest Collection, Heavy Sea Prost

Are you ready for a BIG Belgian? You’re in luck! We recently have bottled our latest beer for the Harpoon Leviathan Series , Saison Royale. Brewed with a unique blend of spices, Leviathan Saison features lots of fruity esters and spicy acidity. The finish is dry with delicate Noble hop notes. We are excited to share this new beer with our Friends.

Belgian Saisons were traditionally brewed to slake the thirst of 19th century farmhands. Our Saison Royale uses authentic ingredients with a nod to that tradition while staying true to our own craft brewing roots. German Pilsner and North American Pale malts are paired with Vienna malt, making up the hearty malt bill for this brew. It is hopped with British East Kent Goldings and finished with Hallertauers from the Tettnang growing region in Germany, adding a spicy, clean hop finish.

We fermented the beer with a Saison yeast strain to provide the spicy, earthy character familiar to the style. To accompany this character, we added white pepper and Rosemary during the brewing, which adds depth and complexity to this celebratory brew. The result is a truly complex and rich Saison, with a noble hop character and a spicy finish.


  • Appearance: deep rich golden color, slight haze
  • Aroma: spicy, fruity aroma, herbal hop character, slight rosemary and pepper notes
  • Mouth feel: dry, bit of residual body from the malt
  • Taste: fruity, earthy, herbal from yeast
  • Finish: pleasant character


  • Style: Saison
  • Original Gravity: 19° P
  • Color: 12 EBC
  • Alcohol by Volume: 9 %
  • IBU’S: 25 IBUs
  • Recommended Serving Temperature: 48-52° F

On Wednesday, September 2nd, starting at 7 PM, we will be hosting a live chat/tasting on our website with Harpoon Brewery’s Head Brewer Todd Charbonneau to discuss the intricacies of Saison Royale, answer your questions, and walk through a formal tasting of the beer itself.

Go out, grab a bottle of this delicious new beer and join us for our live, online chat and tasting with Todd.

Leviathan Saison Royale will be available in 4-packs and, in limited distribution, on draft. You can find Leviathan Saison Royale starting today at both of our brewery store locations (Boston, MA and Windsor, VT) or you can ask for it at your local beer store. We have already started shipping this beer out to our wholesalers and retailers – so take a look in the specialty beer section of your favorite beer store to find Saison Royale.

Magic Hat – Roxy Rolles

Amber Ale – As the leaves line the trees with colors bright, the Autumnal Amber Ramble comes into sight! Roxy Rolles pours in her wake foliage fallen and a perfect pairing of malt and hops.

  • ABV – 5.1%
  • Yeast – English Ale
  • Hops – Brewers Gold, Simcoe
  • Malts – Pale, Crystal, Caramunich
  • Availability – Fall

Night of the Living Dead

A macabre medley of monstrous mixtures in a box that goes bump in the night!

This variety pack contains the following beers:

  • #9 – Not quite pale ale
  • Circus Boy – THE Hefeweizen
  • Roxy Rolles – Amber Ale
  • Fall Odd Notion – Chocolate Belgian Stout

Saranac 12 Beers a Falling

Fall into your favorite Saranac with 12 Beers A Falling!

This all new package contains six different award winning beers, including an appearance by our popular seasonal, Irish Red Ale. Enjoy one at home, with your friends or give it as a gift! 12 Beers A Falling has the perfect combination of beers to watch the leaves “a falling”!


  • Saranac Irish Red Ale
  • Saranac India Pale Ale
  • Saranac Black Forest
  • Saranac Pumpkin Ale
  • Saranac Octoberfest
  • Saranac Caramel Porter

Look for Saranac 12 Beers A Falling in stores August–October. Available in limited quantities and only while supplies last!

Samuel Adams Harvest Collection – Bring in the Harvest

We had such a great reaction to our Summer Styles Variety pack last year, that we decided it was time for a variety pack that showcased many of our full flavored brews that are perfect for autumn. The Samuel Adams Harvest Collection features beers that are the color and flavor of fall: Samuel Adams Octoberfest, Samuel Adams Boston Lager, Samuel Adams Irish Red, Samuel Adams Brown Ale, Samuel Adams Cherry Wheat, and new and specially brewed for this package, Samuel Adams Dunkelweizen!

Each is a wonderfully unique and delicious brew that can accompany the heartier foods of fall. As the chill in the air picks up, make sure you pick up and chill a Harvest Collection 12pk. You won’t be disappointed!

Sam Adams Beer of the Month – Dunkelweizen
A variation of the traditional Bavarian golden-yellow Weissbier

Samuel Adams Dunkelweizen is a variation of the traditional Bavarian golden-yellow Weissbier from the 15th century. Full from its dark malts and slightly tart from the malted wheat, Samuel Adams Dunkelweizen is brewed with traditional Bavarian yeast and Hallertau Mittlefrueh hops. Dunkelweizen pours a dark amber-brown color and has a complex flavor with a crisp finish. Notes of tropical fruits and banana to spicy clove and nutmeg impart flavors and aromas which give any palate a true taste sensation! When you crack open your first Samuel Adams Dunkelweizen, enjoy it with a fresh fruit salad, sweet and spicy sausages or grilled chicken with a sweet marinade.

Heavy Sea’s Prost – Imperial Octoberfest Lager

Prosit! Imperial Octoberfest Lager. The newest addition to the Heavy Seas Mutiny Series will be available in mid-August. Clipper City is celebrating Octoberfest with 5 kinds of malt & 3 kinds of hops in this 8.5% lager.

Available only in 22oz bomber bottles and on draft at select restaurants and pubs. This is a small batch brew so don’t wait to get your hooks on the new Heavy Seas Prosit!

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