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Ola Dubh 18 Ans , "Black Oil", was the first ale to be matured in whiskey barrels of a renowned distillery.
If you take Old Engine Oil, another beer from Harviestoun, and leave it for 6 months in former Highland Park 18 Years barrels, it results in Ola Dubh 18 Ans . A great, dark beer of nearly noble origins with a fruity whiskey character.
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Ola Dubh 18 Ans
- Color: Ola Dubh 18 Ans has a black color with minimal head.
- Smell: Strong smell of licorice, cocoa, soy sauce, toasted malts, vanilla and smoky wood.
- Taste: Flavor is rich, complex and perfectly balanced sweet and dry is quite moderate and slightly salty.
ABV: 8% Vol.
TYPE OF BEER: Old Ale
Ken met the company's mascot, Harvie, the mouse, for the first time at the fire escape in 1991, where he used to store the malt. In 2003, the brand had grown out of the old brew house and moved into a 60-barrels brewery further down the street. But now it seems again, that the brewery is getting too small for the still growing team of currently 17 employees. Demand is high and the big success doesn't seem to end soon for Harviestoun Brewery.More about the Brand