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- Raise your Pints for Prostates with this Matcha green tea infused Belgian Strong. This grand collaboration of a customary Belgian Golden Strong Ale coupled with the powerful antioxidant properties of Matcha green tea is sure to benefit all who taste it. Complex flavors and aromas of fresh bread, apple and pear-like esters, and mild peppery spiciness complement the flavors of Matcha green tea. Support a noble cause with this beer kit - 10% of all profits go directly to Pints for Prostates to fund continuing research to combat prostate cancer.
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Soft bready malt character with very low hop aroma. Fruity esters are up-front with aromas of apple and pear, but balanced with a moderate-low peppery phenolic character. Green tea aromas are present, but quite subdued.
Medium golden straw color with very good clarity. A dense brilliantly white foam cap persists to the end of the glass.
Soft bready malt flavors back up the complex light fruity esters and restrained peppery flavor, with hints of green tea emerging on the finish. Medium-low alcohol flavors present, but are sweet in nature. Moderate hop bitterness balances the perceived sweetness. Well balanced between esters, phenolics, sweet pilsner malt character, hop bitterness. Green tea flavors are present, but not overpowering.
Medium-light body with smooth alcohol warmth. Moderate to high carbonation. Finishes dry, but with no harsh astringency.
A complex, strong ale that incorporates green tea flavors without masking the base beer’s traditional characteristics. Finishes dry with fruity notes.
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Beer Kit Yield 5 Gallons Recipe and Instructions Click Here for Homebrew Strong - Green Tea Golden Strong Brewing Instructions Regional Style USA Original Gravity 1082 Total Time to Make 8 weeks
- 3.7 / 5.03 ReviewsToo soon for a final verdict....I put it in the secondary fermentor yesterday. Prior to the tea's addition, it smelled like a not-heavily-hopped ale. After the matcha, it smelled like tea. Right now, the appearance is not like any other batch I've done. Stay tuned.June 30, 2017Purchased
10 months agoNot what I was expectingAll in all this was a fun beer to brew, however it did not turn out as it is pictured.
First off, I'm no master brewer by any means, but my final product came out a lot different than what is shown and described here.
The final product turned out, not a golden color, but a cloudy caramel color. The aroma was a strong smokey scent and the taste was just as smokey. The green tea was not very pronounced and made the beer taste more like dirt than tea.
All in all I can't say I was overjoyed with this beer. It's drinkable the way it came out, but I probably wont buy this again. At least the money went to a good cause.May 1, 2017
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