WHITE HAG BREWING CO.
BA Beann Gulbann
Alc Vol. 6.9%
Heather Sour Ale Aged in French Red Wine Barrels
Rich complex flavours of tart cherries and dark fruits with an underlying earthyness from the heather and peat smoke. Sour, yet sweet. Herbal, but fruity. Some describe this beer to be more ‘vinous than beery,’ and like a fine wine, this beer continues to improve with age.
The Brew Sheet
Alcohol by Volume (a measure of booziness created by the yeast)
International Bitterness Unit (the bitterness of a beer from the hops)
Original Gravity (abbreviated OG) is a measure of the fermentable and unfermentable substances in a beer wort before fermentation. Those substances are often the sugars that will be converted to alcohol during the fermentation process.
Beer styles are the categorisation of beer into easily distinguishable types. When doing this we look at history, colour, carbonation, bitterness, ingredients, mouthfeel… the list goes on
We'd typically use a lightly kilned Base Malt in a beer recipe, then add Speciality malts (sometimes darker, more complex, different flavours) in small quantities to change the overall taste and colour of the beer.
Hops are used in loads of ways, and they can give different characteristics to beer such as Aroma and Bitterness– this is why they rock!
water, malted barley, wheat, heather, yeasts.