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 pint

Orchard 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 each

Yeastie Boys Pot Kettle Black, 6.0% (330ml)
Wellington, New Zealand

An 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.

What's Gone

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 colour.

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.
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