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Austrian Style Barley Wine
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Style: Barley Wine
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Unfiltered, Unpasteurized & Bottle Conditioned

Top-fermenting yeast {type Koelsch} . Quite intriguing as nobody appears to have used a "koelsch style yeast" to ferment strong beers such as bockbeer, barley wine, old ale, etc.

The top-fermenting Koelsch yeast has done a marvellous job in creating its distinct subtle fruity esters in this barley wine style while at the same time very successfully fighting its way through all the complex malt sugars thrown at it.

Hops: Hallertauer Magnum, Aurora , Cascade
Malts: Pilsner Malt, roasted malts, Caramalt
Maturation: 4 months



Tasting Notes

Appearance:
bright amber-reddish with full creme-colored foam

Aroma:
fruity, spicy

Flavor:
complex notes of wildberries {raspberries, black currants, elderberries,blackberries, cranberries} mingle with spicy herbal flavors. On the palate the malt sweetness balances well with the roasted bitterness and the aromatic dryness of the hops.

Finish:
Very long, sweet-dry-spicy, warming



Specifications
Alc./Vol.: 8.6 %
Plato: 18.9
IBU: 40
EBC: 60


Formats
Version: Type: Size: UPC/EAN:
2009 Case 20 * 11.2 oz. Bottle(s) 9 00729 32240 8
Matured in E.Dupont Calvados barrels Case 20 * 11.2 oz. Bottle(s) 9 00729 32240 8
Sour, Aged in Dupont Calvados barrel, wild yeast added Keg 1 * 13.2 gal.
Sour, Aged in E.Dupont Calvados barrels, wild yeast added Keg 1 * 5.3 gal.
Special Vintage Keg 1 * 6.6 gal.
Picture: "Austrian Style" Barley Wine bottle label
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