American Red Ale
Agua de Altea, malta de cebada, lúpulo y levadura
30.00€ 12 bottles of 33cl. The bottle costs 2.50€.
Mary Read was born around 1690 in London, England. Her mother pretended to be a child in search of financial support from her supposed paternal grandmother. Under his male alter ego he enlisted on a ship as a sailor, later leaving him to enlist in the English army and standing out in battle, but later reenrolled on a ship.
During a crossing, Mary’s ship was attacked and captured by pirate Jack Rackham, and his pirate companion Anne Bonny. Still dressed as a man, Mary was recruited by the pirates. Over time his true identity was discovered, which was no problem for the dreaded Rackham.
While sailing through the Caribbean Sea, Read fell in love with one of the crew and they were married according to the rites of piracy.
On October 20, 1720, Captain Barnet’s troops, sent by the governor of Jamaica, captured Rackham and his crew, most of whom were drunk and offered no resistance. Rackham and his crew were sentenced to be hanged for acts of piracy. Mary Read and Anne Bonny claimed to be pregnant, and received a stay of execution. Mary Read died early in 1721 of a fever while still in prison.
In honor of Read is born Cornamusa, nautical word chosen to give name to this American Red Ale style beer, with 5.7% vol. and 40 ibus of bitterness. It is a fresh, copper-colored beer with reddish edges, prominent and creamy foam. In the nose, tropical aromas such as papaya and passion fruit prevail and in the mouth it is fresh and strong at the same time, with a balance between the freshness provided by hops such as Citra, Mosaic or Simcoe and the caramel notes due to the use of malts like the Crystal T50 or the DRC.