Anchor Old Foghorn

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Barcode UPC: 0 72783 10004 8
Bottle Size: 700 ml
Closure: Crown cap

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Produzido por: Anchor Brewing Company
UK distribution by: James Clay (Broom House Investments Ltd)
UK trade PR by: Dog and a Duck
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alc./vol: 9.4%

Proof: 18.8°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Envelhecimento: Sem declaração de idade

Produzido por: Product of United States United States

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First brewed in 1975, Old Foghorn Ale is an after dinner sipping ale in the style of traditional English barley wine. A blend of 2 Row and Caramel malts, only Cascade hops are used with more Cascade added during the 6 month cellar ageing process.
Fermented with a top-fermenting yeast the ale is carbonated by a process known as ‘bunging’. High in alcohol and slightly sweet, due to residual sugars, the result of using only the first running of the mash.

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Experimentado em 15/10/2012

Aparência:

(best before May-14) Clear, dark mahogany with ruby highlights and thin head which quickly dissipates to mere ring of foam.

Aroma:

Cherry, rhubarb and burnt fruitcake.

Sabor:

Slight fruity sweetness (plum, cherry and overripe banana) balanced with vinous alcohol, grapefruit and tannins from blackened fruitcake and burnt currants.

Aftertaste:

Vinous burnt fruitcake. Rich, strong and rewarding for those brave enough to properly appreciate.

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