Williams Bros Kelpie Seaweed Ale

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alc./vol:
4.4%

Proof:
8.8°

Vintage:
Non-vintage

Aged:
No age statement

Closure: Crown cap

Product of: Product of United Kingdom United Kingdom


A modern recreation of a 1850s Scottish coastal ale. Originally the barley was grown in fields fertilised by seaweed but Williams Bros have simply added Bladder Rack seaweed to the mash tun. Made with British Pale Ale Malt, Crystal Malt, Roasted Barley and Chocolate Malt, and First Gold hops.

Review and Tasting

Sampled on 20/10/2012

Appearance

(best Before Nov-2013) Opaque, black with lasting medium beige head and thick heavy lacing.

Aroma

Heavily roasted malt, salty seaweed and chicory.

Taste

Creamy mouth feel with light charcoal toasted malty bitterness and faintly salty seaweed and dark nutty chocolate and coffee.

Aftertaste

Bittersweet burnt malt finish with distinctive seaweed note.

Further product information

Barcode UPC: 5 034743 080017 >

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