Ale Odyssey - November 2022

Ale Odyssey - November 2022

This time of year sees a lot of international beer is arriving (importers like to time it with the leadup to Christmas) so this box sees a huge selection from renown international breweries!

Plus sip on Schlenkerla's 'Eiche Doppelbock' while reading up on all things smokey beer (READ: Schlenkerla & Smoke). 

What's in the box:

Cloudwater x Jester King • Upcycled

Cold Fermented Saison with Second Use Hops | 5.5% | Manchester UK & Austin TX US

Aroma • Floral, Dank, Ripe Banana.
Flavour • Quince, Resinous, Dank.
Mouthfeel • Dry with a light body.

Ida Pruul • Imperial Stout 2022

Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout | 9.4% | South Melbourne, VIC

Aroma • Roasty, Liquorice, Vanilla, Macadamia Nut.
Flavour • Espresso, Slight Soy Sauce, 90% Dark Salted Cacao.
Mouthfeel • Medium Lingering Bitterness

Rothaus • Eiszäpfle

Märzen | 5.6% | Grafenhausen, Germany

Aroma • Honey, Brioche.
Flavour • Honey Crumpet, Bread Crust, balancing hop bitterness.
Mouthfeel • Light bodied, but silky and creamy.

Schlenkerla • Eiche Doppelbock

Rauchbier | 8.0% | Bamberg, Germany

Aroma • Dark Caramel, Smoked Ham, Campfire.
Flavour • Biscuits, Glazed Ham, Savoury.
Mouthfeel • Medium Bodied with long, Smokey Finish.

Aslin • Double Orange Starfish

Double IPA | 8.3% | Alexandria, VA USA

Aroma • Lemon Curd, Orange Rind.
Flavour • Orange Pith, Bready, Herbal.
Mouthfeel • Velvety and creamy.

Aslin x FUERST WIACEK • Volcano Sauce

Smoothie Sour | 6.0% | Alexandria, VA USA & Berlin, Germany

Aroma • Assorted Lolly Bag, Red Frogs.
Flavour • Nerds, Red Cordial, Raspberry Ripple Ice-cream.
Mouthfeel • Medium Bodied, Spritzy.

Omnipollo x The Veil • Tefnut Ice Lolly

Orange, Pineapple and Marshmallow Gose | 10.0% | Stockholm, Sweden & Richmond, VA USA

Aroma • Tropical Breakfast Juice, Orange Poppyseed Muffin.
Flavour • Orange Sherbet, Candied Pineapple, Orange Gelato.
Mouthfeel • Thick and Spritzy.

Spotty Dog • Best Buds

IPA | 7.9% | Hobart, TAS

Aroma • Passionfruit, Citrus.
Flavour • Orange, Pine, Sweet Malt Character.
Mouthfeel • Creamy and Light Astringency.

Deschutes • Peanut Butter Whiskey Obsidian

Barrel Aged Imperial Stout | 9.7% | Bend, OR USA

Aroma • Snickers, Chocolate Mud Cake, Light Whiskey.
Flavour • Dark Chocolate, Rum Ball, Kahlua.
Mouthfeel • Warming, Medium to Full Bodied.

Deeds • Darker Motives

Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout | 14.1% | Glen Iris, VIC

Aroma • Sweet bourbon, milk chocolate and vanilla.
Flavour • Rich dark choc, prominent vanillins, coffee and a slight raisin like sweetness.
Mouthfeel • Booze is well hidden, all beautifully balanced.

Outer Range • Sendy

New England IPA | 6.8% | Frisco, CO USA

Aroma • Dank, Tropical Fruit, Candied Lychee.
Flavour • Pineapple, Papaya, Orange Citrus, Melon.
Mouthfeel • Pillow Soft Mouthfeel with a Dry, Bitter Finish.

Other Half • Green City

New England IPA | 7.0% | Brooklyn, NY USA

Aroma • Floral, Turkish Delight, Citrus Rind, Grassy.
Flavour • Apricot, Sweet Citrus, Sweet Chewy Malt.
Mouthfeel • Medium Lingering Bitterness.

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