Beer Here Fat Cat

Beer Here
Brewed at Herslev Bryghus
Tejn, Denmark
4.7% Amber Ale | 263 Ratings |
Danish: Fra Castros Havanna til 3F’s hovedkvarter har de røde Fat Cats melet deres egen kage. Til kage går det bedst med maltet og ikke for bitter øl med en frugtig aroma.
Da Fat Cat skulle brygges ledte jeg efter en karakteristisk humle, der kunne spille op imod den karamelagtige maltprofil og da Nelson Sauvin var en af de eneste humletyper på det tidspunkt der kunne fås frisk fra 2008 høsten var valget ikke svært efter jeg i 2006 på Helsinki Beerfestival havde smagt en øl humlet 100% med denne humle. Malten der er brugt er en blanding af britisk Maris Otter og tysk münchenermalt sammen med karamelmalt, afskallet chokolademalt og rå byg fra Sjællands fede muld.
At Fat Cat samtidig holder beherskede 4,7% alkohol gør at man med fordel kan nyde et par pints uden at gå helt kold.

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