14 North Carolina breweries got a shot at Sierra Nevada’s Beer Camp recently. The group created two beers – The Headliner (Black Ale), and Carolina Dreamin (Red Wheatwine). The 14 breweries are:
Green Man, Highland, Asheville Brewing Company, Catawba Valley, Nantahala, Pisgah, Craggie, French Broad, Oyster House, Wedge Brewing Company, Lexington Avenue Brewery, Thirsty Monk Pub & Brewery, HeinzelmÃ¤nnchen Brewery, & Southern Appalachian Brewing.
Look for kegs at any one of these breweries starting now!
2011 marks the 3rd year of this release from French Broad Brewing (Asheville, NC). Wee-Heaviest Belgian Scotch Ale is of course the Belgian edition of French Broad’s flagship beer – Wee-Heavier Scotch Ale.
The brewers uses a Fantome yeast to “Belgianize” this scotch ale, along with streusel spalt hops.
Style: Scotch Ale/Wee Heavy
Taste Expectations: Big on malt, caramel with a touch of brown sugar. Dark fruit & cherry surface from the Belgian yeast.
Availability: On tap at French Broad Asheville, 22oz bombers elsewhere. Winter seasonal release.
On Tuesday, February 23rd, Cypress Street will be featuring a cask of French Broad Wee Heavy-er Scotch Ale. This scotch ale has a lot of malt character, with sweet notes of caramel. Wee Heavy-er is sweet and roasty.
Non cask versions of this scotch ale are available in 22 oz bombers, and draft. French Broad hails from Asheville, NC. French Broad is actually 1 of 7 breweries in just Asheville alone! They first opened their doors in 2001. Up next the brewery is a beer based on Wee Heavy-er, called Wee Heavy-est – a Belgian Scotch Ale.
Wee Heavy-er is – 7% ABV, 22 IBU’s.
Cask will tap at 7 pm (2/23), as a part of Cypress Street’s Beer Geek Tuesdays.
817 W. Peachtree Street
(located behind the Biltmore at the corner of 6th and Cypress Street)