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    • Riggwelter

      €21.00
      Availability: InStock
    • ABV

      5.7%

      Qty

      8 bottles

      Bottle Size

      500ml

      Aroma

      Deliciously sweet with notes of coffee and dark fruits.

      Taste

      Notes of liquorice and banana as well as dark, roasted characters.

      Food Matches

      Perfect with a fat slice of fruit cake and a strong tasty cheese.

      Ingredients

      Hops, Malted Barley, Torrefied Wheat, Water, Yeast

      You asked for a strong ale, we gave you….Riggwelter, a powerhouse of a beer.

      Much thought went into the creation of our flagship ‘strong’ ale. To create something with real strength and depth we developed a unique recipe featuring rich espresso aromas, dark fruit and roasted malt flavours.

      Riggwelter Ale takes its name from a local Yorkshire Dales farming term which has Norse roots; “rygg” meaning back, and “velte” meaning to overturn. A sheep is said to be rigged or ‘riggwelted’ when it has rolled onto its back and is unable to get back up without assistance.

      What better name for a strong beer from the Black Sheep Brewery in Yorkshire?