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5 Seasons Westside Johannís Barrel Aged Grand Cru


Brewed by 5 Seasons Westside
Atlanta, Georgia USA
Style: Abbey Dubbel | Ratings: 4 | Alcohol: 8%
This beer is beautiful, straw gold in color. It was brewed as a rustic, farmhouse Belgian-style Golden Ale, simple, yet elegant. The grain bill is 100% Belgian pilsner malt, with sugar added to the kettle to help dry it out. The Belgian yeast produces wonderful soft fruit flavors during fermentation of peach, apricot, muscadine and apple.

We then aged the beer in a beautiful French oak barrel for 7 months adding notes of oak and vanilla from the wood. Wonderful, soft aromas waft from the glass.

Grain: Belgian Pilsner
Hops: Czech Saaz
OG: 19.5 Plato

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Aroma is one of beer's most complex features. Aroma is propelled by lively CO2 and dampened by pillowy heads - especially nitrogen foam. Click on a term below to add it to your tasting notes.

Malt
caramel, bread, hay, cereal, chocolate, coffee, nuts, toast, roasty

Hops
resin, floral, grass, spruce, citrus, herbs

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dough, barnyard, cheese, basement aromas, leather, earthy, leaves

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alcohol, banana, bubblegum, butterscotch, clove, cooked vegetables, cough drop, ginger, licorice, raisin, rotten eggs, soy sauce, skunky, smoke, vanilla, woody
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