Insel Kap Oatmeal Stout, 330ml Bottle, ABV 5.6%
Perfect with mussels, smoked food, chocolate, cake
Sommelier’s description: Deep black with a captivating espresso note and an appetising, fine-pored pillow of foam. The intensive coffee bouquet is accompanied by a roasted hazelnut note. A light, refreshingly dry but nevertheless creamy drink thanks to the high proportion of oats and wheat malt. A versatile accompaniment – from thirst-quencher to the coffee table.
Insel Baltic Gose, 330ml Bottle, ABV 6.5%
Perfect with seafood, blue mould cheese, duck
Sommelier’s description: A very elegant beer from the Baltic sea – brewed with sea salt, finely seasoned and fermented using a Bière Brut yeast. Maritime-mineral notes with a hint of pear and quince tickle the nose. A very smooth, lightly effervescent drink with a delicate sour note and a dry finish. Pleasurable, wine-like, refreshing.
Insel Brauerei Baltic Tripel, 330ml Bottle, ABV 9.50%
Baltic Tripel is a Belgian Tripel beer offering intense flavours. It is brewed on the Isle of Rügen by a Germano-Belgian brewing company, Brauerei Insel Rügen.
Wrapped in light brown paper with pictures of storks, it is part of the company’s Expedition ins Bierreich range, which represents a exploration of the animal kingdom.
In the glass the beer pours a bright yellow with an attractive creamy head. It is a fruity, spicy brew with a bouquet boasting apple and grape notes.
On the tongue, Baltic Tripel is sparkling and robust with more apple and citrus flavours, as well as orange for a sweeter note.
The mix of sweet and tart is harmonious, leading to a long, dry finish with a light hop bitterness.
Insel German Coast Dipa Double IPA, 330ml Bottle, ABV 7.5%
A rich, radiant golden colour in the glass, crowned by a fine-pored head. German hop varieties in combination with the ripening over pine cones and pine branches generates a pleasurable, thirst-quenching freshness with the appetizing, resinous spiciness of the coastal forest. Dry, bitter, Nordically rough edged and with the freshness of the Baltic Sea.