Added: Saturday, May 1st 2010
(RP) Embra uses Maris Otter pale malt with crystal and wheat malts. The hops are Chinook and Magnum. The beer has a deep bronze/copper colour with an aroma of freshly-baked bread, floral hops and sweet roasted grain and a hint of chocolate. Hop bitterness builds in the mouth, balanced by chocolate, cocoa, burnt fruit and rich grain. Sweet malt in the finish is balanced by bitter hops and burnt fruit. A complex and refreshing beer. 5.0% ABV, 33cl, 1.70, brewery website. Stewart Brewing, Hollyrood (Scotland) (RP) Brewed with Maris Otter pale malt and wheat malt, with a complex recipe of Challenger, Northern Brewer, Styrian Goldings and Tettnang hops. The beer has a big zesty, citrus/grapefruit aroma with spicy hops and aromatic malt. Tart fruit, creamy malt and bitter, peppery hops fill the mouth, followed by a dry, bitter, fruity and peppery hop finish. 5.0% ABV, 33cl, 1.70, brewery website. Stewart Brewing, St Giles (Scotland) (RP) A ruby red beer brewed with Maris Otter pale malt, crystal, dark crystal, chocolate and wheat malts, with Cascade and Magnum hops. It has a rich chocolate/coffee aroma with roasted grain, while the palate is dominated by sweet malt, dry chocolate, roast and burnt fruit notes with a gentle underpinning of spicy hops. Cappuccino coffee and chocolate are evident in the finish, with roasted grain and spicy hops. 5.0% ABV, 33cl, 1.70, brewery website.
The beers are available in selected shops in the Edinburgh area. For further information and online sales see www.stewartbrewing.co.uk.