Pours a dark mahogany color with a small coffee-colored head. The aromas are immediately rich and intense: Notes of sweet roasted malt, caramel and dried figs abound with a peaty smokiness in the background. Full and weighty in the mouth, the strong malt backbone conquers all on the palate with hops making only a faint appearance. A touch of peppery spice shines through on the close.
12 oz/4 pack
Scotch Ale/Wee Heavy
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Reviews wines from South Africa and Languedoc-Roussillon.
Buzzeo joined Wine Enthusiast Magazine
in 2006 as a tasting coordinator, and eventually became Tasting Director and Senior Editor, previously responsible for overseeing all aspects of the tasting and review program. Most recently, Buzzeo assumed the role of Managing Editor. Since coming to Wine Enthusiast
, she has made it one of her personal missions to promote the acceptance of cross-drinking, encouraging everyone to embrace finely crafted libations across all beverage categories. Buzzeo is also an avid homebrewer and a member of the AHA (American Homebrewers Association).