Hallowed is a 6.0% ABV Belgian beer
Julian Marszalek

12:58 4th July 2017

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Following the success of their Trooper beer, heavy metal legends Iron Maiden have concocted a proper headbanging ale in the form of a 6.0% ABV Belgian-style beer.


The branded beer sees Iron Maiden teaming up with the Robinson Brewery once again. Called Hallowed, the new beer is scheduled to flow from pumps in October this year.

Doubtlessly licking his lips at the prospect of the new beer, Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson enthused: “What makes this brew pretty special is that we’re adopting a Belgian yeast for the first time. I’m a big fan of Belgian beers, so I jumped at the chance to brew my own.

“While I get very excited about experimenting with new formulas and ingredients, the thing about Belgian beer is that it’s as much a way of life as it is a drink. We’ve tried to bottle that philosophy in Hallowed – albeit with a British twist.”

Robinsons' head brewer Martyn Weeks added: “It’s all in the yeast. Belgian yeast yields a very distinct taste and presentation. You can sniff out a Belgian beer simply from its aromas: fruity, spicy and earthy.

“Belgian yeasts withstand higher alcohol levels, they attenuate well and create an array of phenolics and esters. Put simply, this means more flavour and I think Hallowed drinkers are in for a treat.”

Sounds great. Make ours a pint!


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