Monthly Archives: May 2021

Pure Pilsner

Vocation Brewery – Pure Pilsner 4.5%

Vocation Brewery – Pure Pilsner

This Pilsner is a pale gold colour with a malty aroma. It has an initial sweetness that carries through to a pleasant lager style finish. This is an excellent pilsner lager style ale!

Vocation Brewery is craft brewery based in Cragg Vale near Hebden Bridge in West Yorkshire. Pure Pilsner is brewed with pilsner malt and European hops to achieve the excellent flavour.


Thornbridge – AM:PM gluten free 4.5%

Thornbridge – AM:PM

This is a darker golden ale with citrus grapefruit aroma it has a grapefruit taste, with a malt sweetness countering any grapefruit bitterness.

This ale is brewed at the Riverside Brewery of Thornbridge Brewing in Bakewell in the heart of the Peak District in Derbyshire.

Front Line Pale

Rooster Brewing Co – Front Line Pale 3.9%

Rooster Brew Co. – Front Line Pale

This is a pale golden ale green hop and citrus aroma. It has a light taste of the bitterness of fresh green hops and background malt sweetness.

This pale ale is a summer fresh drink, with a lower alcohol content than some larger ales and has been brewed by Rooster Brewing in Harrogate, Yorkshire in conjunction with Beer Hawk the specialist beer supplier.

Modern Helles

Tempest Brewing – Modern Helles Lager 4.1%

Tempest Brewing – Modern Helles

This is a pale golden ale with a light sharp fruit aroma. It has a light malt taste base with hop notes of light fresh bitterness. This lager ale would be a good summer day drink with its lower alcohol level compared to the more common lager beers.

Tempest Brewing is based in Tweedbank Galashiels on the River Tweed in the Scottish Borders. Modern Helles is based on German lager, brewed with Bavarian hops, malt, wheat and oats. It is cold fermented and is presented, unpasteurised and unfiltered.

Flanders Red Ale

Rodenbach Classic – Flanders Red Ale 5.2%

Rodenbach Classic – Flanders Red Ale

This is a red chestnut coloured ale with a sour fruity aroma. It has a sharp sour taste with sweet fruit notes. The ale is typical of a sour, or wild yeast fermented ale.

This ale is the classic ale from the Rodenbach Brewery in Roeselare, Belgium and is a classic Flemish red-brown ale of Flanders.