1 years 6 months
Category: Red ales
Product of: Belgium
Brewed with roasted barley malt. After primary top and secondary fermentation, this Flanders red ale-style beer is matured in oak barrels for 18 months before being blended with 8 month old beer and bottled without pasteurisation. Read more
Sampled on 15/12/2012
(sample best before 11-Jul-14) Clear, dark red-brown with one finger thick beige head and spotted lacing.
Flat coke-like nose with cherry fruit, balsamic and faint hickory smoke aromas.
Sweet 'n' sour, cherry fruit palate with aged balsamic and barbeque sauce flavours. Very interesting flavours but only those who have acquired a taste for this distinctive beer will finish a bottle, let alone seek a second.
Slightly tart cherry jam, cigar and oak finish.
Barcode UPC: 5 411364 151355
Bottle Size: 700 ml
Closure: Crown cap