A Healthy Beer? Millennia TEA and Big Tide Brewing May Have Just Created One
ARTICLE DATE APRIL 12, 2019
SAINT JOHN – Though many of us would love to believe otherwise, beer is very tasty but not the most healthy beverage out there.
But a new creation by a New Brunswick tea company and a master brewer may prove that wrong.
Millennia TEA, makers of a flash-frozen tea line that best preserves its antioxidant qualities, has teamed up with Wendy Papadopoulos, master brewer at Big Tide Brewing in Saint John, to create a “tea beer.”
The Millennia TEA Peach Pale Ale will be making its debut on Saturday at the Saint John Beerfest.
The idea to partner to create the tasty tea brew came when Millennia TEA founders Tracy and Rory Bell met Papadopoulos when they hired her daughter to babysit their children.
“In conversation, we came to learn that her mother is a master brewer and is really interested in, and [known for] making really exciting and different kinds of beers,” said Tracy. “Some time went by and my partner and co-founder Rory called Wendy and said, ‘wanna play?’ ”
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