The next brew in Ommegang’s Limited Edition Series has arrived, “Cup O Kyndness.” Kyndness follows Zuur, a flanders red ale collaboration between the Cooperstown, NY brewery and Liefmans Brewery in Belgium.
The Belgian-Scotch brewing connectiondates to World War I when thousands of Scotsman spent years in Belgium. To satisfy their new customers, Belgian brewers learned to brewe Scotch-style ales, and the styles became a new and significant part of teh Belgian brewing tradition. This fine Ommegang ale uses heather tips and a wee bit of smoked malt to bring the taste and aroma of Scotland to the forefront.
Style: Scottish Ale. (With a Belgian flair)
Taste Expectations: Smoky and roasty. Scotch malt flavors with a definite Belgian flair. This beer is caramelly, nutty, smoky and complex.
Availability: 750 ML Corked & Caged. Draft. Limited one time brew. (For now)
“An wil tak a cup o kyndnes yet, fir ald land syn.” — Robert Burns