Category Archives: Cheddar Ales

Cheddar Ales – Gorge Best Bitter

Cheddar Ales – Gorge Best Bitter 4.0%

Cheddar Ales - Gorge Best Bitter
Cheddar Ales – Gorge Best Bitter

This is the Best Bitter ale from Cheddar Ales brewed in Cheddar, Somerset. It is an Amber coloured ale with a malty aroma. The ale has a hop bitter taste with strong grapefruit notes.  Challenger bittering hops, related to Northdown and Northern Brewer, add the citrus grapefruit taste. Compare to their ever popular Potholer Bitter.

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Cheddar Ales – Totty Pot

Cheddar Ales - Totty Pot Porter
Cheddar Ales – Totty Pot Porter

Cheddar Ales: Totty Pot Dark Porter 4.7%
This is the Porter Ale offering from our local micro brewery Cheddar Ales here in Cheddar, below the Mendips Hills area of Somerset and carries their potholing theme with ‘Pot’ being part of the name of some of the Mendip caves e.g. Rod’s Pot
Totty Pot has a strong malt barley wine and dark berry fruit aroma. It is a very dark chocolate brown, slightly lighter than a dark stout. The flavour is a pleasant roasted coffee, chocolate and malt sweet taste with a light bitterness but with a milder coffee bitterness in the aftertaste. Brewed with Maris Otter Pale malt with Crystal, Chocolate and roasted malts and flavoured with Goldings and North Down hops.

Cheddar Ales – Christmas Ale

Muller Over Winter Ale

Cheddar Ales – Mulled Over Christmas Ale 4.3%

Cheddar Ales our most local micro has produced this offering for the Christmas season.
Mulled Over Winter Ale 4.3%
This is a really dark ale, matching the winter solstice, with a cream coloured head and a spicy aroma. The taste has a bitterness, with a hint of warming spice notes.
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