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BEER RELEASE // Das Westy Altbier

  • Aslan Brewing Company 1330 North Forest Street Bellingham, WA, 98225 United States (map)

5.8% ABV // 30 IBU // 1.054 OG

malty + crisp + medium body

Brewed in the Sticke (shtick-uh) Alt style, this is a stronger, bigger-bodied variation of the traditional Altbier from the Westfalia region of Germany. A combination of caramel and Munich malts contribute a nutty sweetness with notes of toffee. Fermentation at a cool temperature creates a clean, refreshing character to balance the complex malt profile. This malt-forward beer is punctuated with hops that are floral and slightly-spicy.

Hops: Cascade, Palisade, Sterling

Malt: 2-Row Pale, C-120, Carafa, Caramunich, Munich, Whea

Earlier Event: August 27
FESTIVAL // Poverty Bay Blues & Brews
Later Event: August 30