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Lost Abbey Red Poppy Ale (375ml Bottle)

Lost Abbey Red Poppy Ale 375ml Bottle

Description

Perhaps no country embraces the use of fruit in beers more so than Belgium. Numerous traditional as well as regional specialty ales are infused with every sort of fruit imaginable. In this way, the flavor of the fruit becomes especially prominent. Red Poppy Ale is a veritable celebration of Sour Cherries in an explosion of aromas and tastes. Brewed from a brown ale base and aged in our oak barrels for over 6 months, this beer is not for the faint of heart. The Golden Poppy is the state flower of California and the Red Poppy is found in Flanders Fields where our inspiration for this beer comes from.

Tasting Notes

Sour Red/Brown

The sour red/brown beers of Flanders can be considered as two different styles, or two ends of a single style continuum, depending on how you choose to view the issue. They are a clearly–defined sour ale subtype, one with strong historical traditions. Their character blends rich malt with tartness, and usually some fruity character as well. Oak aging is common in the traditional production of the style and therefore is often evident in the character. Many examples are also aged on fruit. At the red end of the style, the classic is Rodenbach at the brown end it is Liefmans, and there are several very good examples in between.

PRICE

$38.99


375ml Bottle x 1





IN BRIEF

ABV: 5.0%
Standard Drinks: 1.48
Style: Sour Red/Brown
Serving Temperature: 14°C
Country: United States
Brewery: Port Brewing/Lost Abbey
Brewery Website: Click Here Best Before: 01/05/2021

Stock: All Items are In Stock
Stock Level is 10%

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