Dym: Alyča

Lichtenhainer with Cherry Plums

We’re crazy about the rare and forgotten German beer called lichtenheiner, so we brewed it again. It is a pale, light and sour beer made using fire-dried malt. The tradition calls for the wood-fired oven, but this time we’ve added peated malt (like the one the scots use for their beloved whisky). This unique malt is heavier one the smoky side, which, together with the intense acidity, creates a wonderful base for the aromas of cherry plum. This fruit is rarely used in beers, but it grows in abundance in our neighbourhoods, so it comes as no surprise that we paired it with our sour ale. Its juicy aroma and tart taste with hints of plum, apricot and unripe cherry emphasize the sour and smoky taste of lichtenheiner, making this beer even more drinkable and refreshing. All hail the autumn orchards of our grandmas!

Beer Specs

StyleLichtenhainer
Series Dym
Release date 06.10.2020
ABV4,3%
OG
TypeOne-Off
Traits High carbonated, Mixed fermentation
Tare Draft
Flavor smoked, sour, fruity

Ingredients

Malts Pilsen, Whisky, Flaked Wheat
Other Ingredients cherry plum

Serving

Serving temperature 6-8°
Serving glass Snifter

Flavor Profiles

Crisp / Clean
Hoppy / Bitter
Malty / Sweet
Dark / Roasty
Fruit / Spice
Sour / Funky

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