Florida Museum scientists collaborated with First Magnitude Brewing to create the “One Tree” beer, a unique pale ale crafted from 11 different members of the Tree of Life, each listed below. This beer is available as a limited release periodically.

One Tree Pale Ale

One Tree Pale Ale ingredient guide
One Tree Pale Ale ingredient guide. Illustration by Ryan Folk.

Ingredients:

  1. Rye: Secale cereal (Poaceae)
  2. Wheat: Triticum aestivum (Poaceae)
  3. Oats: Avena sativa (Poaceae)
  4. Barley: Hordeum vulgare (Poaeae)
  5. Hops: Humulus lupulus (Cannabaceae)
  6. Orange peel: Citrus × sinensis (Rutaceae)
  7. Bald cypress: Taxodium distichum (Cupressaceae)
  8. Gallberry: Ilex coriacea x Ilex glabra (Aquifoliaceae)
  9. Irish moss: Chondris crispus (Gigartinaceae)
  10. Yeast: Saccharomyces cerevisiae (Saccharomycetaceae)
  11. Honey: produced by bees, Apis species (Apidae)

The wheat gives the beer body, the rye lends a touch of spice, and honey dries out the finish on this crisp, slightly bitter ale.