English-Style Old Ale Beer
English-Style Old Ale is a type of dark beer that is known for its rich flavour and high alcohol content. It is brewed using a variety of different malts, including pale, Crystal, and chocolate malt. These give the beer its distinctive dark colour and full body.
English-style old ales are typically aged for several months, or even years, before they are ready to drink. This long aging process allows the beer to develop a complex flavour profile that includes notes of caramel, toffee, and dark fruits.
English-style old ales are typically served in a pint glass and are best enjoyed slowly, due to their high alcohol content. When seeking out an English-style old ale, look for a beer that has been brewed by a reputable brewery and aged for at least one year. These beers will be clearly labelled as English-style old ales and will have a date indicating when they were brewed.
English-style old ales are perfect for enjoying on a cold winter night or sharing with friends who appreciate good beer. Cheers!
English-Style Old Ale Details
- Color: 12-30 SRM
- Bitterness: 30-65 IBU
- Alcohol: 6.3-9.1% ABV
- Glass: Snifter
- Temperature: 10-12°C
- Color: Copper-Red to Very Dark
- Clarity: Opaque
- Hop: Not perceived to medium
- Malt: Malty and caramel-like sweetness
English-Style Old Ale Pairings
- Food Pairing: Shepard’s Pie
- Cheese Pairing: Asiago, Gloucester, Gorgonzola, Gruyère, Roquefort, Stilton
- Dessert Pairing: Creme Brulee
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