Wilko Winter Ale

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  1. Dec 8, 2019 #1

    DavieC

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    I bottled this beer 18 days ago but after letting it carbonate for 2 weeks couldn't wait any longer for a taste,so after a few days in the cold garage I just had to sample one. Dark plum in colour ,the spice aroma which was strong at bottling has now mostly receeded, leaving just a hint of fruit and cinnamon. The beer itself has a rich mouthfeel with dark fruits,plum,liquorice and almost oak and rum flavours(maybe I imagined the rum?), its delicious, but because the flavours are so well balanced nothing overpowers anything else. Its a great tasting,well rounded porter style ale,mine came out at 5.2% and I'll definitely be doing this kit again.athumb..athumb..athumb.. IMG_20191208_125250.jpg
     
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    Single can kit? If yes, what sugars did you use? This sounds interesting.
     
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    That actually sounds delicious. I've decided to do the Chocmeister from Wilko last Sunday as it was half price, I've not heard great things, but for £7, you can't go too wrong.
     
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    I did the velvet stout with 500g dme and a little challenger hops bloody lovley
     
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