Brewed in collaboration with Fieldwork Brewing and Lonely Planet, Travel Notes is one of those beers that Northern Monk produce wrapped in a peelable label, giving you loads of extra info to read while you drink.
They’re a bit like an old gatefold LP sleeve, something to gaze at while you take in the music.
Travel Notes is brewed with ingredients from five different parts of the world, mango from Africa, European malts, hops from the USA, New Zealand and Australia and açaí from South America, and it’s really rather good.
The aroma is all honey and Passion flowers, gooseberries and mango and the beer pours a bright sunny gold with a little foamy head.
The malting is soft and subtle, with vanilla ice cream cornets, honey and caramel providing a candy cane sweet body to the beer and the hops give you lemon and lime rind, gooseberry skin pithiness, steely herbal leaves and passion fruit.
The addition of mango and açaí is very subtle, adding a light fleshy fruit roundness to the lovely bitter sweet finish.
Source: Crafty Beer Cans