Category: Christmas beers & winter ales
Product of: United States
This Scottish ale-style top fermented beer is brewed with heirloom, Maris Otter and English crystal malts and hopped with Willamette.
Sampled on 05/02/2012
Clear, dark chestnut brown with medium tan head with good retention and lacing.
There’s a whiff of seaweed and spicy brown sauce to the malty chocolate, toffee apple and raison nose with faint pink grapefruit zest.
Full-bodied, slightly sweet and rounded chocolate toffee-apple palate with delicate grassy hops.
Slightly smoky, yeast spread and chocolate sauce finish.
Closure: Crown cap