Rewired Brown Ale – 8 Wired Brewing

Mike's Craft Beer

O’hare’s Beer Club June 2013 Box

From 8 Wired Brewing out of Blenheim, New Zealand comes the “Rewired Brown Ale”.  The beer pours a brown colour with a brown head.  The aroma consists of malts, caramel, smoke and floral hops.  The flavour is of sweet caramel, malts, mild smoke and a decent hops bitterness.  The alcohol content comes in at 5.7% and the bitterness is 45 IBU.  As a rule I do not like beer with smoke flavour in it but this beer broke that mold as it was very complimentary and I loved it!

Commercial Description: Poor old misunderstood brown ale… It is perhaps the most versatile style of beer in the world, but is often overlooked. Why?  Does the word brown lead the mind towards less appetizing things? Is it because the colour brown is less sexy than, say, ‘golden’? Or have the mass brewing companies driven the…

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