Slottskällans London

Brewed by Slottskällans Bryggeri
Uppsala, Sweden
4.7% Premium Bitter/ESB | 85 Ratings |
London är en ekologisk opastöriserad ale av brittisk typ. Den är vackert bärnstensfärgad och har en komplex doft där både maltens sötma, humlens arom och den brittiska jäststammens fruktighet framträder. Smaken har samma tydliga råvarukaraktär; från malten kommer smak av knäck och nötter, från humlen en rejäl beska men också kryddiga, gräsiga och fruktiga toner. Jästen bidrar med rondör, fruktighet och mjuka estrar. Eftersmaken är rund med en rejäl efterbeska.

Klassifikation: Ale

Användning: London passar bra till rejäl mat som grytor och gratänger men kan också med fördel njutas till skaldjur såsom krabba eller räkor med aioli. Traditionellt är dock brittisk ale främst en pubangelägenhet det vill säga en sällskapsdryck.

Innehåll: Tre sorters malt: Pilsnermalt och ljus- och mörk karamellmalt.
Fyra sorters humle: First Gold, Sovereign, Opal och Hallertauer Tradition

Alkoholhalt: 4,5%

Artikelnummer hos Systembolaget: 89204-01

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