All Posts Tagged With caramel

Abita Christmas Ale 2012


Jenn and Estelle aren’t surprised by this article (let’s be honest, who is?); it’s time to taste the 2012 edition of Abita’s Christmas Ale. The recipe changes annually (here are 2010 and 2011), so I’m never quite sure what to expect when tasting this one. This year’s is a dark brownish beer with reddish highlights…. → Read More

Red Hook ESB


Extra Special Bitter beers are traditionally made with the brewers finest ingredients. The style is normally a malty amber ale. American variations on this beer may also have a hoppy aroma and flavor. Red Hook has been making their ESB since 1987 and has also won 2 gold medals, one of which was from the… → Read More

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Newcastle Brown Ale


Newcastle Brown ale falls into the Norther English Brown ale style of beers. This style is usually made from a English mild or a pale ale base malt, with caramel malts added for color and flavor. Some styles do add a darker malt for distinct flavor character. If it doesn’t have English hop varieties than… → Read More

Samuel Adams – Irish Red


On this St. Patrick’s Day I had hoped I had a left over Harp in the fridge. No go. BUT…I did have an Irish Red waiting to celebrate the day.  It’s a malty ale with a caramel flavor to it.


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