Saturday, January 4, 2020

The Eleventh Beer of Christmas 2019 - Xingu

Xingu (pronounced shin-goo) is a 20th century beer based upon a recipe from 1557. That original recipe called for corn and yuca to be used in the beer.

  • Appearance: Deep chestnut brown
  • Aroma: Chocolate and licorice
  • Taste: Less extreme than the dark color would make you think. Chocolate and licorice in the flavor, too, along with mild coffee and grass. A bit earthy and a bit sweet.
  • Feel: Creamy like cream soda

  • Brewer: Cervejaria Kaiser
  • Location: Jacarei, Brazil
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  • Style: Schwarzbier
  • Alcohol Content: 4.7%

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