Category: Tripel abbey-style ales
Product of: Switzerland
An Italian take on a Belgium abbey tripel, with secondary fermentation in bottle. Winterlude is named after the Bob Dylan song.
Sampled on 24/02/2016
(sample bottle BB 01/Apr/17) Hazy, golden with retentive white head and heavy lacing.
Yeasty, coriander, white bread crust, pineapple and white pepper.
Full-bodied with a creamy mouthfeel. Black pepper spice, chives, robust hop bitterness, sweet cereal and orange zest.
White pepper, grassy hops, green apple peel and toasty malt.
Creamy mouthfeel and well-balanced, its punchy high alc./vol. is well disguised with cleansing black pepper spice with sweet cereal and orange zest.
Closure: Champagne/cork & muselet wire cage