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Bomber Brewing Tam O'Shanter Collaboration Wee Heavy

Bomber Brewing Releases Tam O’Shanter Robbie Burns Tribute Wee Heavy

Bomber Brewing’s Collaboration Release is an Ode to Robbie Burns

Bomber Brewing Tam O'Shanter Collaboration Wee HeavyTAM O’ SHANTER – Wee Heavy: Named for Robbie Burns’ favourite of his epic poems, this traditional Scotch Ale is a collaboration between Bomber Brewing and friends, Moody Ales. Brewed with Golden Promise, roasted barley, and Honey malts, Tam O’ Shanter was then kettle-caramelized, hopped with Golding hops, and left to condition for eight weeks before being bottled, unfiltered.
Enjoy this big beer with some sharp cheese, game bird, grilled meats, or lovely English trifle. Sweet and strong, Tam O’ Shanter is a beer for all occasions.

About Tam O’ Shanter:

Appearance: Deep copper brown, pours with modest light tan head
Aroma: Very mild hop aroma overshadowed by toffee and bready malts
Flavour: Malty, sweet caramel, dark fruits, lingering notes of treacle and cola
Mouthfeel: Full-bodied, medium carbonation, chewy, slightly unctuous

ABV = 7.8%
Original Gravity = 1.078
Bitterness = 29 IBU
Colour = 15 SRM

Tam O’ Shanter is available now in kegs, 650ml bottles, and on tap in the Bomber Brewing and Moody Ales tasting rooms.

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