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Dizzy Brewnette Amber Ale

Dizzy Brewnette Amber Ale Wine Details

Description: Brewed in the tradition of a pre-lager German amber style Altbier. A medium-bodied ale with a predominately malty character. Brewed for a smooth, refreshing finish that offers subtle hop notes and faint hint of fruitiness.

Varietal Definition
Put simply an Altbier has the smoothness of a classic lager with the flavors of an ale. A more rigorous definition must take account of history. Ale brewing in Germany predates the now predominant lager production. As the lager process spread from Bohemia, some brewers retained the top fermenting ale process but adopted the cold maturation associated with lager. Hence the name ’Old Beer’ (Alt means old in German). Altbier is associated with Dusseldorf, Munster, and Hanover. This style of ale is light to medium-bodied, less fruity, less yeasty, and has lower acidity than a traditional English ale.


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