Sharp's Camel Valley Pilsner 2016 Reserve

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alc./vol:
6.2%

Proof:
12.4°

Vintage:
2016

Aged:
Unaged

Closure: Champagne/cork & muselet wire cage

Product of: Product of United Kingdom United Kingdom


This pilsner came about due to a collaboration between Camel Valley’s winemaker, Sam Lindo and Sharp’s head brewer Andrew Madden. The beer was aged on a bed of Saaz leaf hops for 40 days, and was then bottled at Camel Valley winery with Champagne wine yeast. After a secondary fermentation in the... Read more

Review and Tasting

Sampled on 31/05/2017

Appearance

Cloudy, pale sandy yellow with a thick and retentive off-white head with spotted lacing.

Aroma

A subdued nose but with a strong yeasty influence. Some flinty minerality.

Taste

Light to medium-bodied. White bread and flour with yeasty white wine-like notes.

Aftertaste

Yeasty white bready notes continue through the subtle finish with light cleansing acidity.

Overall

A light pilsner with a heavy champagne wine yeast influence. Interesting, refreshing and most pleasant.

Further product information

Barcode UPC: 5 060031 052084

More about Sharp's Camel Valley Pilsner

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