BEER DESCRIPTIONS 2009 by ldd0229


									                                                  BEER DESCRIPTIONS 2009

Acorn. Barnsley, South Yorkshire.
Old Moor Porter 4.4%
A rich roast malt aroma with chocolate, cherry and liquorice flavours. A creamy mouth feel leads to a dry finish.

Ballards. Petersfield, Hampshire.
Wassail. 6.0%
A strong,full bodied, tawny red, fruity beer with a predominance of malt throughout, but also an underlying hoppiness.

Bank Top. Bolton, Lancashire.
Dark Mild 4.0%
Dark brown beer with a malt and roast aroma. Smooth mouth feel, with malt and hops prominent throughout.

Barngates. Barngates, Ambleside, Cumbria.
Chester’s Strong & Ugly. 5.2%
Complex and well balanced, a richly satisfying dark beer with plenty of roast and hop bitterness.

Battledown. Cheltenham, Gloucester.
Sunbeam 4.0%
A smooth and light gold California Common beer, using a lager yeast at ale temperatures.

Beckstones. The Green, Millom, Cumbria.
Black Gun Dog Freddy Mild. 3.8%
A full bodied, beautifully balanced ruby dark mild, replete with fruit and roast malt.

Bitter End. Cockermouth, Cumbria.
Lakeland Pale Ale 4.1%
To follow

Blackbeck. Egremont, Cumbria
Trial Run 3.4%
To follow

Blue Monkey. Ilkeston, Derbyshire.
B G Sips. 4.0%
A pale and intensely hoppy beer. Enticing tropical fruit aromas, finished with a good level of thirst quenching, almost peppery

Bowland. Clitheroe, Lancashire.
Bowland Gold. 3.8%
A hoppy golden bitter with intense grapefruit flavours.

Burton Bridge. Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire.
Thomas Sykes 10% This beer will only be sold in third pint measures.
Rich & warming, fruity, heady and hoppy. A true barley wine to be handled with caution.

Bushy’s. Braddan, Isle of Man.
Manx Bitter. 3.8%
An aroma full of pale malt and hops introduces a beautifully hoppy, bitter beer. Despite the predominant hop
character, malt is also evident. Fresh and clean tasting.

Coach House. Warrington, Cheshire.
Cherry Fruit Beer 5.0%
To follow

Coniston. Coniston, Cumbria.
Bluebird XB 4.2%
A well-balanced, hoppy and fruity golden bitter. Bittersweet in the mouth with dryness building.

Corby. Great Corby, Cumbria.
Corby Ale. ?%
To follow.

Cumbrian/ Loweswater. Hawkshead, Cumbria.
Loweswater Gold. 4.3%
Pale lager- style beer with masses of tropical fruit flavour, brewed with German hops.

Dent. Dent, Cumbria.
Rambrau. 4.2%
A cask conditioned lager.

Dent. Dent, Cumbria.
T’Owd Tup 6.0%
A rich, full flavoured, strong stout with a coffee aroma. The dominant roast character is balanced by a warming
sweetness and a raisiny, fruitcake taste that linger on into the finish.

Derwent. Siloth, Cumbria
Octoberfest. 4.2%

Downton. Downton, Wiltshire.
Chimera IPA 7.0%
A traditional India Pale Ale, brewed with a hugely increased hop rate for a strong, floral aroma, and a powerful, bitter taste.

Foxfield. Foxfield, Cumbria.
Mother of the Strong-un. 4.0%
To follow.

Geltsdale. Brampton, Cumbria.
Kings Forest. 3.8%
A traditional dark malty ale, well rounded balanced bitterness produced by Fuggles and Challenger hops.

Great Gable. Wasdale Head, Cumbria.
Yewbarrow. 5.5%
Strong, mild dark ale with robust roast flavours, rich and malty. Satisfying, with hints of spice and fruit. Smooth,
chocolate and coffee aromas.

Green Jack. Lowestoft, Suffolk
Ripper Triple. 8.5%
A barley wine that is dangerously drinkable, smooth yet well-hopped.

Hardknott. Boot, Cumbria.
Woolpacker. 3.7%
A golden brown session ale using Willamette hops for aroma and having a dry earthy flavour.

Hawkshead. Staveley, Cumbria.
Red. 4.2%
A red ale, malty and spicy, with a long dry finish.

Hawkshead. Staveley, Cumbria.
Windermere Pale Ale. 4.5%
A fresh, hoppy, blond beer.

Hesket Newmarket, Hesket Newmarket, Cumbria.
Old Carrock. 5.8%
A dark red, powerful ale. Full of fruit flavours with a dry, chocolate finish.

Hobsons. Cleobury Mortimer, Worcestershire.
Twisted Spire. 3.6%
A fine blond low-gravity beer with a light, natural fizz and citrus notes with a sweet, flora aroma. The initial sweetness gives way
to a refreshing burst of hop flavour which lingers through to a crisp dry finish.

Hogs Back. Tongham, Surry.
A over T. 9% This beer will only be sold in third pint measures.
A full bodied, tawny coloured barley wine that is packed with flavour. The malty aroma, with hints of vanilla, lead to a
well-balanced taste, where the hops cut through the underlying sweetness and dominate in the finish.

Keswick. Keswick, Cumbria.
Thirst Fall. 4.8%
Full malt flavour with notes of chocolate and roast barley. Fresh hop aromas.

Kirkby Lonsdale. Kirkby Lonsdale, Cumbria.
Ruskins Bitter. 3.9%
A fruity and spicy beer with a lasting dry finish.

Little Valley. Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire.
Hebden’s Wheat 4.5%
A pale yellow, creamy wheat beer with a good balance of bitterness and fruit. A hint of sweetness but with a lasting,
dry finish.

Lymestone. Stone, Staffordshire.
Foundation Stone. 4.5%
A golden beer bursting with citrus flavours that give way to a long, pleasant bitter finish.

Mile Stone. Newark, Nottinghamshire.
Raspberry Wheat. 5.6%
A continental style fruit beer, mouth filling fruit, with zingy finish.

Milton. Milton, Cambridgeshire.
Nero’s Stout. 5.0%
A creamy black stout. Prunes and raisins on the nose lead in to flavours of sweet chocolate, malt and roast with layers
of fruit. The aftertaste develops to chocolaty dryness.

Phoenix. Heywood, Greater Manchester.
Black Bee Porter. 4.5%

Pictish. Rochdale, Greater Manchester.
Alchemist. 4.3%
Yellow beer with generous hop and fruit on the nose and palate. Good bitter hop finish.

Potbelly. Kettering, Northampton.
Potbelly Best. 3.8%
Brewed using a mixture of 4 different Malts together with Goldings hops to give a traditional Chestnut coloured Bitter.

Prospect. Wigan, Lancashire.
Silver Tally. 3.7%
A very pale beer with citrus aromas and a full hop flavour.

Rudgate. Tockwith, North Yorkshire.
Ruby Mild. 4.4% Champion beer of Britain 2009
Nutty, rich ruby ale, stronger than usual for a mild.

Sarah Hughes. Sedgley, West Midlands.
Dark Ruby 6.0%
A dark ruby strong ale with a good balance of fruit and hops, leading to a pleasant, lingering hops and malt finish.

Stringers. Ulveston, Cumbria.
Best Bitter. 4.2%
Copper-coloured with a sweet, soft aroma which leads into a full mouthfeel with a solid bitter finish.

Summer Wine. Holmfirth, West Yorkshire.
Holmfirth IPA 4.2%
A deep, copper coloured hoppy IPA with an admiral hop hit.

Tirril. Long Marton, Cumbria.
John Bewsher’s Best Bitter 3.9%
A lightly hopped, golden brown session beer.

Traditional Scottish Ales. Stirling.
Highland Fling. 7.0%

Ulverston. Ulverston, Cumbria.
Harvest Moon. 3.9%

Vale. Brill, Buckinghamshire.
Wychert Ale. 3.9%
Woody flavours are notable in this malty beer with a finish of port and berries on the nose.
Watermill. Ings, Cumbria.
Isle of Dogs. 4.5%
A golden bitter with a fresh, malty aroma and a distinctive citrus fruity flavour with an intense, dry aftertaste.

Whitehaven. Ennerdale, Cumbria.
Darkest Ennerdale. 4.2%

Williams. Alloa.
Ceilidh Lager 4.7%
Hops from the Czech Republic and the U.S. Belgian pilsener malt, German yeast, and Scottish water take their own good time
to combine and produce a delicious, crisp, citrusy lager.

Yates. Westnewton, Cumbria.
Yates Golden Ale. 3.8%
Skilful use of lager malt and hops results in a pale beer with a light bitterness; melon fruit and a clean, refreshing finish.

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