Pigs Fly - Pale Ale Beer
As the name would suggest, Pigs Fly Pale Ale is, well, um, a pale ale. But not just any pale ale. Rather a micro fermented pale ale made using only the finest pure pale and crystal malt, giving this brew its brilliant golden-copper color. Looks count, but what about that fantastic taste? Well, it’s all down to the hops. We use two types of hops in our pale ale; Cascade hops which give it that fruity, floral taste at the front of your palate, while the Chinook hops bring it all home with a unique bitterness at the back.
And let’s not forget the hero of the story, our humble top fermenting ale yeast. This very clever yeast allows for a warmer fermentation, which allows for the formation of esters, which allows you enjoy the distinct fruity citrus aromas in this brew. Very clever indeed. So, what are you waiting for?
Yeast - A traditional top fermenting London Ale yeast creates a beer with a silky fine mouthfeel, fruity esters and slight sweetness.
- Malt - A unique blend of pale and crystal malts is used to produce a distinctive copper colour. Malts are made from the finest Australian barley.
- Hops - Two types of hops are used; Chinook hops give the brew it unique bitterness and crisp finish whilst Cascade hops impart aromas of peach and apricot.
- Appearance - A copper/golden colour with good carbonation and creamy white head with good retention.
- Bouquet - Slightly floral with fruity, lychee and apricot characters. Cascade hops contribute to a distinct zesty – citrus aroma.
- Palate - Fruit characters initially evident balanced by fresh zesty hops. A firm tight mouthfeel and bitterness with a nutty-yeasty flavour, balanced by fruity peach and apricot characters. Medium carbonation allows full appreciation of the flavour. Lingering bitterness.
- Serving - Best served chilled to 5ºC in a glass.
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