Pump House Releasing Limited Edition Doppelbock

MONCTON, NBAtlantic Canada Beer Blog reports that Pump House Brewery will be launching a new limited edition Doppelbock to mark the 10 year anniversary of the opening of its bottling plant.

The brewery provided the following description of the 9% abv brew:

The colour is a very dark brown with a reddish tint, the foam is beige, thick and long lasting. The phenolic taste from the high alcohol content is barely noticeable, an intense maltiness, which is accompanied by a pleasant dark chocolate taste, ties it all together. Hop bitterness is noticeable but not overpowering, as there is already enough bitterness from the dark malts. A hint of citrusy hop aroma rounds the taste up. This beer harmonizes very well with hearty food like stews and game, but is also a good companion to sweet desserts like chocolate mousse or Creme Bavaroise.

Pump House Doppelbock will be debuted today at the Brewpub, with a cask-conditioned firkin to be tapped at 5 PM. A bottled version is expected to be released at ANBL locations before Christmas.

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