MESCAN Mescan Special Reserve Belgian Strong Dark Ale 33Cl 8.4%


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Mescan Special Reserve is an artisanal Belgian-style beer, meticulously brewed in the scenic west of Ireland. This robust dark ale captivates the senses with pronounced caramel aromas, a rich maltiness, and the delightful essence of sun-dried fruits. Its dry character is complemented by a pleasantly bitter finish, making it a beer to remember. For those who appreciate the intricate dance of flavours in a well-crafted ale, this is a must-try. Don't let this gem pass you by; purchase online or in-store now.

Beer Type: Belgian Strong Dark Ale

ABV: 8.4%

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We aim to deliver nationwide within the Island of Ireland within 3-5 working days.

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Mescan Brewery, nestled in the picturesque landscapes of Westport, County Mayo, is renowned for its dedication to crafting authentic Belgian-style beers. The Mescan Special Reserve stands as a testament to their brewing expertise, offering a taste that's both familiar to Belgian ale aficionados and intriguing to newcomers.

The foundation of this beer lies in its rich malt base, which brings forth a delightful maltiness that beer enthusiasts often seek. This malt character is beautifully intertwined with strong caramel aromas, reminiscent of a cosy evening by the fireplace. But what truly sets this beer apart is the presence of sun-dried fruits on the palate, adding a layer of complexity and depth to the flavour profile.

Tasting Notes:

  • Appearance: Deep mahogany with a steady, creamy head that lingers.
  • Aroma: Dominant caramel notes, accompanied by hints of malt and a subtle fruitiness reminiscent of dates and raisins.
  • Flavour: A harmonious blend of malt sweetness, caramel richness, and the unique taste of sun-dried fruits. The balance is impeccable, ensuring that no single flavour overpowers the other.
  • Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied with a smooth texture, leading to a dry and pleasantly bitter finish.

The Mescan Brewery has always been a beacon of quality and innovation in the world of craft beers. Their commitment to using traditional Belgian brewing techniques, while infusing their unique touch, has earned them a loyal following. The Special Reserve pairs wonderfully with hearty dishes like stews, roasted meats, and even complements the rich flavours of aged cheeses.

In conclusion, the Mescan Special Reserve Belgian Strong Dark Ale is more than just a beverage; it's a journey through the rich tapestry of flavours that Belgian ales are celebrated for. Whether you're a seasoned beer lover or someone just beginning their craft beer adventure, this ale promises a memorable experience. So, why the wait? Purchase online or in-store now and dive into a world of flavour and tradition.


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