Adnams – Broadside 6.3%
This is a strong ale from the Suffolk Brewer, Adnams famously based in Southwold.
It is a dark red chestnut coloured ale, with a rich malt, caramel aroma, with a hint of vanilla. It has a rich malt taste, with a strong liquorice follow-on, with black molasses note, reminiscent of a dark barley wine.
This ale commemorates the sea battle of Solebay, near Southwold, fought between the English and Dutch in 1672.