Valmiermuiža Distilled Wheat beer

ABV42,0 %.

Distilled wheat beer is burned Valmiermuiža wheat ale. The aroma is defined by fruit tones and a hint of wax, while the flavour is a balance between the silky sweetness of malt and fine acidic notes derived from top-fermenting yeast.

Available

0,350l glass bottle

Properties

BURNED FROM Valmiermuiža Wheat Beer
ALC.BY VOLUME 42,0 %
AROMA Refreshingly fruity
FLAVOUR The silky sweetness of malt, mild acidity

History

History</

In creating distilled lager, Valmiermuiža’s landlord was inspired by the world famous Calvados that is made from Normandy cider. To fulfil this vision, our brewery ordered a special beer kiln in Germany from globally-renowned small kiln and distillation equipment specialist, Arnold Holstein. At the brewery, the kiln is positioned alongside the beer boiling tanks.

Brewing

Brewing

Brewing distilled lager requires a lot of time, care and patience, because just 50 ml of burned beer can be obtained from 500 ml of beer. In the kiln, the beer is heated to a temperature of over 75 °C. It is a slow process – in three hours, from 150 litres of beer, we obtain just seven litres of distilled larger with a strength of ABV 80%. Later on, we mix this with water from Valmiermuiža’s artesian well so that the strength “drops” to 42 %. Before it is poured into a bottle, distilled lager is frozen to a temperature of —4 °C, thus making it even purer.

Enjoyment

Enjoyment

You’ll appreciate it best it after a hearty meal as a final dot over the letter i or as a digestif. Serve in Valmiermuiža’s small stemmed tulip shaped glass at 140C. Just like a fine wine, distilled lager ages well. Therefore, we recommend saving it for special festive meals or taking it with you to distant lands as a gift from home.

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