Autumn Beer Festival Ales
The Autumn Beer Festival has ended ...
... but there are still plenty of ales left, all 2017 Champion Beer of Britain award winners. Time to call an end, though, so special prices of £2.40
throughout (apart from the bottles) for one night only!What's On
West Berkshire Maggs' Magnificent Mild, 3.8%
Yattendon, Berkshire - Silver Mild Award
A traditional style, deliciously dark mild. Full of roast malt flavours coupled with a smooth mouth feel and gentle sweetness.Church End Goat's Milk, 3.8%
Nuneaton, Warwickshire - Gold Bitter Award and Overall Champion
Golden yellow nectar.
Pale barley, crystal malt and oats, blend to fill the palate with
flavour. Aromatic hops dance over the tongue for a gentle hop finish.
Triple fff Alton's Pride, 3.8%
Alton, Hampshire - Joint Bronze Bitter Award
A traditional English bitter brewed using water from the Hampshire chalk
hills. Full and clean tasting, initially malty then tangerine fruit and
resinous hop build to a quenching bitter finish.Blackedge Pike, 4.0%
Horwich, Manchester - Silver Best Bitter Award
Well hopped with US Cascade, Summit and UK Pioneer hops. A pale ale with plenty of citrus sweet hop aroma.
West Berkshire Good Old Boy, 4.0%
Yattendon, Berkshire - Joint Bronze Best Bitter Award
A classic bitter brewed with a blend of rich malted barley and fruity
hops to produce an exceptionally well-balanced and full-flavoured beer.Ludlow Gold, 4.2%
Ludlow, Shropshire - Joint Bronze Golden Ale Award
Ludlow Gold has a golden ale complexion with a papaya, pineapple and lemon aroma, and a soft, full bodied creamy taste.
And a cider
at £2.40 a pintOrchard Pig Explorer, 4.5%West Bradley, Somerset
The bittersweet aroma and taste of cider country with a lingering ripe fruit sweetness – easy drinking Somerset cider.
And in bottles
at £3.00 eachYeastie Boys Pot Kettle Black, 6.0% (330ml)
Wellington, New ZealandAn unusually hoppy, rich
and robust porter balancing the delectable dark malt flavours of
traditional porter with fruity hop characteristics usually associated
with modern craft pale ales. The result is a rare beer indeed: moreish,
nutritious and delicious.
Fyne Ales Jarl, 3.8%Cairndow, Argyll - Silver Golden Ale Award
Light and golden colour with a strong citrus and hop aroma. Citrus and
grassy hop flavours dominate the palate with a light and refreshing dry
finish. A superbly drinkable beer. One of the first British beers to use the Citra hop.Tiny Rebel Cwtch, 4.6%
Newport, Gwent - Gold Best Bitter Award and Overall Bronze
Cwtch (rhymes with
butch) can mean either a cuddle or a cubbyhole. An untraditional Welsh red ale - a perfect blend of six
caramelly malts and three citrussy American hops. Some of the most aromatic and tangy hops from the
other side of the pond give this red a fresh hit that complements the
caramel flavours of the malts that gives this beer its
Barngates Red Bull Terrier, 4.8%
Ambleside, Cumbria - Silver Strong Bitter Award
RBT has deep red tones
and a complex hop nose, complemented by tangy fruit and malt flavours
with a spicy aftertaste. A full bodied, multi-award winning premium ale.
Saltaire Triple Chocoholic, 4.8%
Shipley, West Yorkshire - Gold Speciality Beer Award
Chocolate malts, cocoa, chocolate essence combine to provide a strong
chocolate bouquet and a rich chocolate flavour. Good hopping provides a
balancing bitterness.Saltaire Hazelnut Coffee Porter, 4.6% (500ml)Shipley, West Yorkshire
A smooth, dark red porter with German malts and hops. Additions of fresh
ground coffee and roast hazelnut syrup give this speciality beer, depth
and complexity.Wiper and True Milk Shake, 5.6% (330ml)
Copious chocolate malts laced with vanilla to create a luxurious, milkshake-rich dark beer. Contains lactose.