Vintage Woodshed Oaked IPA

Brewed by Vintage Brewing Company
Madison, Wisconsin USA
6.5% India Pale Ale (IPA) | 0 Ratings | Winter Seasonal |
A unique India Pale Ale experience, Woodshed has roots in both English and American ale traditions. English Maris Otter pale malt and an array of imported caramel malts make up the base, counterbalanced by a complex schedule of 5 hop and 2 oak chip additions. The fruity and woodsy British hops First Gold and Fuggles feature prominently in the aroma and flavor, while a subdued yet distinctive oaky essence winds its way throughout this beer’s character. Imagine a hearty English IPA riding in an oak barrel on a tallship en route to India 150 years ago.

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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.

Malt
caramel bread hay cereal chocolate coffee nuts toast roasty

Hops
resin floral grass spruce citrus herbs

Yeast/Bacteria
dough barnyard cheese basement aromas leather earthy leaves

Other
alcohol banana bubblegum butterscotch clove cooked vegetables cough drop ginger licorice raisin rotten eggs soy sauce skunky smoke vanilla woody
Appearance is how a beer appeals to the eye and includes notes on color, the liquid's visual texture and the head -- the beer's foam top.

Color
pale golden amber orange red brown black

Liquid
clear hazy cloudy sparkling

Head
rocky frothy minimal white tan brown
Taste is what can be appreciated with the tongue. It's easy to mistake aromas for tastes -- the tongue only senses sweet, bitter, sour, salt and umami.

Sweet
light medium heavy

Bitter
light medium heavy

Sour
light medium heavy

Other
salty umami
The palate includes touch sensations on the lips, tongue, gums and roof of the mouth.

Body
light medium full

Texture
thin oily creamy sticky slick thick

Carbonation
fizzy lively average soft flat

Finish
astringent bitter abrupt long

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