Strong Ale

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A smooth flavour, with hints of liquorice, nuts and coffee. A full-bodied ale with a deep amber colour

Its name is “Strong”, like its character. Its personality is regal, like the historical variety from which it descends and to which it belongs. A beer made with only the finest quality select malts, it harmoniously blends notes of liquorice and nuts with hints of roasted coffee. Before leaving the palate, it offers a pleasing aftertaste of hops that makes it unforgettable. After admiring the deep amber red colour, discover its sweetness – it will astound your senses once again.

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Berlin International Beer Competition 2019

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Filtered beer

TYPE: Strong Ale
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 8.5%
DEGREES PLATO: 18.5
TYPE OF YEAST: Saccharomyces Cerevisiae
TYPE OF FERMENTATION: “top”
ORIGIN OF THE BARLEY: Bavaria
BITTER SUBSTANCES MG/L: 20
AGING: > 3 months
COLOUR: Deep amber with tawny reflections
AROMA: Complex
TASTE: Hints of liquorice and nuts
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 10-12° C

Serving suggestions

Roast pork
Red meats
Aged cheeses (e.g. Comté, aged Asiago, aged cheddar) and washed rind cheeses (Taleggio, Munster)
Crêpes suzette
Sacher torte
As a beer to savour slowly

Recipe: Fried Apple Slices

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Ingredients (serves 6/8 people):
125g of flour, 3 eggs, 1 pinch of salt, 2 tbsp of Theresianer Strong Ale, 2 tbsp of milk, 6 medium-large apples (not too sweet), butter for frying, cinnamon and confectioners’ sugar to taste.

Preparation:
Prepare a batter with the flour, beer, milk, salt and eggs. Peel and core the apples, then cut into rings about 1 cm thick.
Melt the butter in a non-stick frying pan and, once hot, fry the slices of apples that have been dipped in the batter. When the slice is golden brown on both sides, remove from the pan and place on a sheet of absorbent paper (it does not matter if the apple is not completely cooked). Sprinkle with confectioners’ sugar and cinnamon. While they are still hot (they can be reheated in a
microwave if necessary), serve the fried apples with Theresianer Strong Ale (or Vienna).