Orbit Lichtenhainer Smoky Sour Pale Ale

Orbit Lichtenhainer Smoky Sour Pale Ale

  • £270

  • Style: Lichtenhainer
  • Region: London
  • ABV: 3.8%
  • Bottle Size: 330ml

Lichtenhainer is a 3.8% smoky and lightly sour pale beer from the Saxony area of Germany, an obscure and esoteric beer-style that almost completely disappeared during the 20th century.

It has a gentle smoky flavour imparted by beechwood smoked malted barley, like a distant campfire. A lactic tang of acidity cuts through the bready, cereal-like body to add balance and drinkability in the relative absence of any hop bitterness. The carbonation is lively and brings a crisp & refreshing carbonic bite. The perfect light beer for when the sharp summer sun fades in to the smoky comfort of Autumn.

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