Monthly Archives: December 2020


Palm Breweries – Belgian Amber Ale 5.2%

Palm Belgian Amber Ale

Palm is a light chestnut amber coloured ale, with a malt and honey toffee aroma. It has a good, light warming malt flavour with a lightly balanced hop bitterness, making this a very good drinkable ale. It is similar to a good English ale.

Palm Breweries is based in Steenhuffel in Belgium and is top fermented in the Brabant style. English Kentish hops are used for this ale.

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Wickwar Wessex Brewing – Closure

Wickets Wessex Brewing based in Gloucestershire is closing its brewery at the end of 2020. The organisation has said it will have its beers brewed by other breweries locally, to supply its own pubs and some free house customers. The brewery has operated for 30years in Wickwar.

The company has indicated that its ales will remain available but not brewed by Wickwar Wessex Brewing in the foreseeable future.