Scotch Ale

6.5% ABV

Six quality malts give this smooth, medium to full-bodied ale a deep ruby colour and a rich, dominant, sweet maltiness. There is velvety smoothness in the mouth, whilst the aroma is malty and biscuity, with hints of caramel, coffee and chocolate. Allow to warm to around 6-8ºC and notes of smokiness will come through. The use of the English ‘Fuggles’ hop balances the flavour nicely.

Australian International Beer Awards (AIBA) 2014 - Silver medal Australian International Beer Awards (AIBA) 2012 - Bronze medal Brewers Guild of New Zealand Awards 2011 - Silver medal

Scotch Ale
Brewmasters comments

Brewmaster's
comments

This is a complex beer, and a really enjoyable challenge to brew. As with many things in life, it all comes down to getting the preparation right - in this case the proper milling and proportions of the different malts is vitally important to the quality of the finished product.

We use 6 malts, 5 of which are specialty malts which add specific characteristics to the brew. For example, Crystal malt gives nice caramel, toffee notes, whilst Smoked malt imparts a very delicate smokiness which is noticeable when the Ale is served at 6-8ºC.

With the use of Ale yeast, fermentation takes place at higher temperatures (18ºC) over 5-6 days.

Tasting notes

Tasting Notes

Six quality malts give this smooth, medium to full-bodied ale a deep ruby colour and a rich, dominant, sweet maltiness. There is velvety smoothness in the mouth, whilst the aroma is malty and biscuity, with hints of caramel, coffee and chocolate. Allow to warm to around 6-8ºC and notes of smokiness will come through. The use of the English Fuggles hop balances the flavour nicely.

Ingredients

Ingredients

Our Scotch Ale is made with only natural ingredients: hops, 6 malts, water and yeast. It contains no additives.

Packaging

Packaging

Scotch Ale is available in 1.3L PET riggers online, in supermarkets and liquor outlets; and in kegs for cafes and bars.

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