Monday, February 8, 2010

The Oak Podge

Very limited oak aged edtion....

Available online now

Alvinne The Oak Podge (750ml)....$17.99
Aged in Burgundy Barrels
66.5% State Aged in oak blended with 33.5% Stout

A limited-edition, special oak-aged version of the Podge Imperial Stout from Picobrouwerij Alvinne in Ingelmunster, Belgium. The Podge is aged in oak barrels previously used to mature a Burgundy. It's a special release from Picobrouwerij Alvinne.

Info about Podge Imperial Stout...
Wort is divided into four different parts with each part using a different yeast strain:
- Irish yeast
- English yeast
- Dry yeast
- “Witbread” yeast

Malt: Pilsner, Pale, Black, Chrystal, Chocolate
Hops: Challenger, Saaz , East Kent Goldings
Fermentation: 5 days
Maturation: 6 weeks
Aroma: Red wine character , licorice, dark fruits, molasse, coffee
Flavor/taste profile: Pronounced roasted/coffee/rich chocolate flavors with a touch of sourness [Stout character] combine with dark fruity flavors [Belgian influence]

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