Heavy Seas Mutiny Fleet Plank I: Olde Style English Ale
From Heavy Seas – PLANK is a series of beers showcasing unique wood aging treatments to add flavor and nuance. Our first offering – PLANK I – features an Olde Style English Ale matured with specially treated Poplar wood planks. Look for a subtle, “roasty” wood character that perfectly complements this extrAARGHdinary ale!
Heavy Seas – Mutiny Fleet Plank I: Olde Style English Ale – 22 oz. bottle poured into a goblet. 8% abv. Thanks to Franny
Appearance: Pours a dark amber with a swirly white film atop.
Aroma: Booze and sugar. Apple crisp. Wood.
Taste: Bitter hops, caramel malt and wood. Finishes with alcohol.
Mouthfeel: Sticky and hot.
Overall: While nearly a year old when I opened it, it could use another year of resting. It’s very hot, but has promise.