VAN TWEE DARK BELGIAN ALE 750ml

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Alcoholic, for ages 21 and over
SKU:
12068
UPC:
857283000445
$15.99

Description

ABV:  7.5%  IBU:  --

BREWERY DESCRIPTION:

Ingredients and techniques from two different areas come together to produce this beer. Van Twee (from Two) is the remarkable result of a collaboration between two breweries know for extreme innovation: Bell's Brewery of Kalamazoo, MI and De Proef Brouwerij of Lochristi, Belgium. Special emphasis was placed on using ingredients from both Belgium and Michigan. Michigan is renowned for producing sour, dark cherries of superior quality, and a significant quantity of cherry juice was added to the brew. Deep hued Belgian candi sugar adds to the complex flavor. The sugar used for bottle conditioning came from native Michigan sugar beets. The result is a cherry infused 'mash-up' of the porter and dubbel styles, brewed to an original gravity of 1.072 and fermented with multiple strains of yeast. Each ingredient used brings a subtle hint of a varied fruit such as plum/prune from the roasted malts; gooseberry/grape from the hops; pear/banana from the yeast and specialty sugar; and of course cherry. These flavors are wrapped in a rich and complex roasted malt base that imparts flavors reminiscent of chocolate and coffee.

INGREDIENTS:

Michigan cherries, Belgian candi sugar, and a finishing fermentation with a vinous Brettanomyces strain of yeast; New Zealand hop variety, Nelson Sauvin

SUGGESTED PAIRINGS:

Stilton, Figs with Prosciutto, Oven-roasted Pork Tenderloin with Rosemary, Gingerbread, Pecan Pie, Flourless Chocolate Cake, Crème Brûlée with Hazelnut Caramel, Rice Pudding with Almonds and Cherries, Chocolate Walnut Torte, Apple Spice Cake

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Additional Information

Style:
Belgian Strong Ale
Country:
BELGIUM
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Ingredients

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