Seadog Amber Ale – Vancouver Island Brewery

From Victoria BC’s Vancouver Island Brewery comes the “Seadog Amber Ale”.  This beer has been created in honour of the Canadian Pacific Naval Fleet that resides in Victoria.  The beer pours an amber colour with a white head.  The aroma of this beer is malty, with some light sweet caramel.  The taste of the beer is similar with malts, sweet caramel and a very mild hops.  This beer is not very strong in flavor but it is very tasty none the less and goes down a little to easy!  The beer has an alcohol content of 5.2%.

Commercial Description “Sea Dog is an amber ale fashioned after the German Altbier style. Like a true Altbier, it is fermented with ale yeast, but at a colder lager temperature. This gives it a clean finish with no esters like a lager, but retaining the malty quality of an ale. Its deep copper colour comes from a heavy addition of dark crystal malt, and a touch of chocolate malt. Sea Dog is lightly bittered, so as to not mask it’s intense maltyness. Most of its hop character comes from a heavy dose of Willamette and Hallertauer hops at the very end of the boil.”

   

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