Vernal | Element Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Element Brewing Company
Massachusetts, United States
elementbeer.com

Style: Wheatwine

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.75%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Dunkel Wheatwine.

Added by connecticutpoet on 04-02-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
56
Reviews:
18
Avg:
3.75
pDev:
15.2%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
9
For Trade:
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4.41/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bottled March 2014.
This is a Dunkle Wheat Wine fermented with maple syrup, and brewed with local Pioneer Valley Hops. Corked.

One of my favorite styles, more malty, and less hoppy bitterness than a Barley Wine.

Poured a cloudy ice tea color with a 2F head in a Mikasa Tulip.

It's been over 3 years so all the flavors are pronounced.

Aroma: Strong wafting maple syrup. Sweet, sugary.

Taste: predominantly maple syrup candy. Wonderful. My kind of beer.

Accompanied by a moderately full resinous, MF which greatly enhances the beer.

Moderately bitter finish which develops with warming.

Overall: great beer. Wheat Wines should go directly to the cellar. Smutty Nose Wheat Wine also greatly improves with age. Or you could buy two bottles, one for the cellar.

Another excellent beer from my favorite brewing region: Western MA. Element brews with a distinct brewing signature.

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Vernal from Element Brewing Company
3.75 out of 5 based on 56 ratings.
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