LOC Calf

Brewed by LOC Brewery
Tilburg, Netherlands
9.5% · Imperial Porter · 12 Ratings · 35 IBU ·
A Calf Locomotive is not only one part of a set of switcher-type diesel locomotives, it’s also our Imperial Milk Porter aged on Arabica espresso beans, Madagascar Bourbon vanilla beans and Cacao nibs. As much as we like to brew beer, we can’t deny we have a special fondness for freshly brewed espresso. We just take our espresso differently, some with milk, some with sugar, some with both and some straight. We even have a tea drinker amongst us, hush don’t tell anyone.. Highly experimental as most of our brews we figured “Morning coffee anyone?”

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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
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Hops
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Yeast/Bacteria
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Carbonation
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Finish
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