Hornbeer Biting Horse

Formerly brewed at Hornbeer
Kirke Hyllinge, Denmark
6.5% Sour/Wild Ale | 67 Ratings | Special Release |
Danish: En egefadlagret syrlig øl med karakter fra brettanomyces. Det er en speciel øl. For mange en øl man skal vænne sig til. Den har smag fra brettanomyces - nogle siger smag af hest! - og bidrag fra syrligheden og egetræet. Giv den chanchen og tro os: man kan komme til at synes, at det er noget af det bedste, man kan få! Øltypen er Flamsk Red Ale, dvs en godt maltet øltype uden megen bitterhed. Efter gæringen er øllet fyldt på egetræsfade og lagret i nogle måneder sammen med kultur af lactobacillus og brettanomyces.
Indeholder: Bygmalte, humle, gær og vand.

English: A sour beer with character from brettanomyces. It is a special beer. For many a beer you have to get used to. It tastes from brettanomyces - some say the taste of horse! - And contributions from acid unit and oak. Give the chan chen and believe us: you may come to believe that it is one of the best you can get! Beers is Flemish Redale, ie a good malty beer without much bitterness. After fermentation the beer is packed in oak barrels and matured for some months with the culture of Lactobacillus and brettanomyces.

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