Capital brewer sees the light

The unfiltered lager is now on draught.
The unfiltered lager is now on draught.

EDINBURGH Beer Factory has released its Paolozzi Unfiltered Helles Lager on draught.

The launch of 30-litre kegs last month comes after the Munich Helles-style lager was made available in 330ml cans.

Paolozzi is lagered for five to six weeks, which is said to give it “real depth of flavour and a smooth, satisfying mouth-feel” – all of which is said to be “fully appreciated” in its unfiltered form.

As with its Paolozzi lager and Bunk beers, Edinburgh Beer Factory said it will make a charitable donation to the Paolozzi Foundation for every pint and can sold. Eduardo Paolozzi, an artist and sculptor born in Leith to Italian parents, is credited as a pioneer of pop art whose Manuscript of Monte Cassino sculpture (the ‘big foot’) is at the top of Leith Walk, while his Vulcan sculpture and a recreation of his studio can be found in the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art Two.