This is a chestnut coloured ale with a fruity plum aroma. It has a good malty taste backed by hop bitter balance. A good Strong Ale of the porter type.
The Brewery produces 2 beer ranges, the Surf range and the Country range, with this ale being their ‘Old English Strong Ale’.
The Country Life Brewery is located at the Big Sheep Attraction, at Bideford in North Devon. The brewery was established in 1998 using the brewing equipment from Lundy Island. It moved from the family pub in Westward Ho to the present site in 2002 and installed a new brewery in 2005.
This is a typical Bavarian Weiss bier, with pale golden colour and a sharp lemony and yeast aroma. It’s taste is the distinctive light, slightly sharp taste with biscuit notes.
Weihenstephaner Brewery was originally a monastic enterprise that became the Royal Bavarian State Brewery in Freising. It remains under the direction of the Bavarian Government brewing a range of Bavarian traditional beers according to the Bavarian beer purity laws of 1516.
This is a golden ale with a summer aroma of fresh leaves and grass. It has a stronger hop bitterness and a malty balance, without being grapefruit citrus. It is brewed with English, Challenger, Goldings and Fuggles hops and according to the Brewery is a traditional Bitter ale.
The North Cotswold Brewery is a family craft brewery in the heart of the Cotswolds on the edge of Stretton-on-Fosse, near Moreton-in-Marsh.
This is a dark golden Pale Ale with a hop fresh aroma. It has a pleasant taste of hops and malt, giving a light, slightly sweet taste, with a light bitter follow-on to finish. A good English stronger golden seasonal ale from this traditional Cotswold based brewer.
This is red-dark chestnut coloured ale, with a malty, slightly smokey aroma.
It has a malty taste with hop bitterness. Not a sweet mild and is a thinner, lighter bodied ale which would be suitable as a session ale.