Ale Guide Aug2011 by HC120306111232


									             Bank Holiday Weekend
                  Ale & Cider Guide

    Please pay for your beer festival pints at the bar,
     remembering to collect your tickets and glass.
We are unable to tap them all at the same time due to short shelf life of the
              ales. Apologies if your choice is unavailable.

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                      Irving’s Albion 4.1%
A Straw coloured Golden Ale with a distinctive floral harvest aroma. The
  palate has dominant tropical fruit and citrus notes balanced by a light
   malt character from the pale Marris Otter malt used in the brewing
 process. The finish has a lasting bitterness complemented with Orange
    zest flavours from the English Pioneer hops used in the hopback.

               Isle of Purbeck’s IPA 4.8%
   Premium India Pale style beer, golden-amber, spicy and floral hop
                 aroma, full, smooth malt flavours.

  Isle of Purbeck’s Studland Bay Wrecked 4.5%

Deep red amber ale with rich malt & caramel flavours, combined with a
           subtle spicy aroma to give a smooth full taste.

        Itchen Valley’s Hampshire Rose 4.2%

 Golden in colour and hoppy in taste. Brewed using 4 varieties of hops:
 Fuggles, Cascade (American), First Gold and Goldings with a blend of
 the finest Maris Otter and roasted barley malts for colour and flavour.

              Fuller’s London Pride 4.7%

An English pale ale known for its distinctive, rounded flavour. Award-
winning beer for which Fuller’s is most famous. To the beer afficiando
          looking for the classic English pint, we say this:
                   Whatever you do, take Pride!
            Small Paul’s Gillingham Pale 4.5%

   Another blonde ale introduced by lovely Paul with fruity, caramel
 aromas and complex bitter flavours. Paul Smith - the retired highway
engineer creates his home made brew. He built his small brewery from
  scratch in his garage and it has a capacity of just 18 gallons for each
                             brewing session.

                  FFF’s Alton’s Pride 3.8%
A traditional amber bitter brewed using water from the Hampshire chalk
hills. Full and clean tasting, initially malty then citrus fruit and resinous
                   hop build to a quenching bitter finish.

                       FFF’s Stairway 4.6%

 This lovely amber pale ale has a huge head, smoothly satisfying with long
             hoppy finish. Very complex, with sweetish aroma.

                       Ringwood’s Best 3.8%

 The perfect supping beer! Best Bitter was awarded Bronze Medal at
  the Munich Beer Festival in 2005. Tempting hop aroma with fruit
      notes. Good malt feel in the mouth, dry, tangy fruit finish.

                 Ringwood’s Fortyniner 4.9%

 Named after the 1849 gold rush. Ringwood has been brewing this classic
beer since 1978. Light, fresh hop bouquet, rounded malt in the mouth with
strong hop balance, deep bittersweet finish. Got silver medal winner at the
          1996 International Beer Competition at Burton-on-Trent.

                Hopback’s Entire Stout 4.5%

  A rich dark stout with a strong roasted malt flavour and a long, smooth
                      aftertaste. Suitable for vegans.
              Hopback’s Golden Grist 4.2%
   A late summer sensation, brewed with the palest malt and the
choicest hops to give this light refreshing golden ale real pedigree in
                       the flavour department.

               Downton’s All Rounder 4.4%
 A copper coloured beer where spicy aromas are balanced by citrus hop
flavours. This beer is brewed using Pale, Roasted and Chocolate malted
   barley together with East Kent Goldings and Tettnang hops. Hits of
            lemongrass and ginger add to this aromatic brew.

                 Downton’s Quadhop 3.9%
The most popular session bitter of Downton brewery. Four varieties of
 hops provide a full range of floral and citrus aromas, and a moreish
           bitterness that drinks superbly down the glass.

     Three Castle’s King Alfred’s Gold 4.6%

Well hopped light, Golden ale. A delicate sweet &spicy flavour with
  hints of a citrus aroma. Three Castles Brewery is an established
Wiltshire based family run micro brewery, set up by very experienced
     brewers who previously worked in the high volume sector.

            Three Castle’s Saxon Archer 4.0%
    A balanced, easy drinking, golden session ale with a wonderful
             grapefruit aroma and a same hoppy palate.

            Sixpenny’s Rushmore Gold 4.3%
 Summer ale. A refreshing golden ale, clean and smooth tasting with a
 distinctive citrus hop aroma and flavour, leading to a long bitter finish.
           Timothy Taylor’s Landlord 4.3%
   Landlord has won more awards nationally than any other beer: This
includes four times as Champion at the Brewers' International Exhibition
   and four times as CAMRA’s beer of the year. Refreshingly reliable,
   nationally renowned, this full drinking Pale Ale with a complex and
  hoppy aroma has real "Pulling Power" and stands out in any bar as the
                              ideal regular.

 We also have a large choice of traditional farmhouse ciders
                          such as

                             and much more...

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