Beer, Cider & Perry list & tasting notes – 2-4 March 2018 Festival
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Arbor Ales, Bristol. Chasing Caterpillars (L) A brand new beer from this family-run brewery. American hopped extra pale ale, flavours and aromas of guava, pine and blueberry – 4.9%
Bridgehouse, Keighley, W.Yorks. Landlady IPA (B) Aromas of mango and tropical fruit give way to a dry, pink grapefruit finish. A good balance of hop and malt – 5.1%
Brotherhood, Westbury. IPA (B) New boys on the block. Biscuity & malty – 5.6%
Dancing Duck, Derby. 22 (B) A balanced best bitter. A good malty flavour with dark fruit notes. A clean finish – 4.2%
Devitera, Rowde, Wilts. Beyond Boundaries (B) A West Coast IPA - from new & interesting local brewery. One of the first casks ever from this producer – 6.2%
Dorking, Surrey. DB One (B) A traditional bitter with Bramling Cross hops – 4.2%
Elland, Yorks. Catch the Rainbow (L) A golden bitter with red fruity aromas - 4.1%
Kettlesmith, Bradford on Avon. Small IPA (B) A tasty, refreshing full-flavoured beer with a low alcohol level - 2.8% - Unfined & vegan-friendly.
Good Chemistry, Bristol. Becoming North (D) A Baltic porter with a chocolately toasty flavour. Brewed with lager yeast - 6.0% - Unfined & vegan-friendly.
Good Chemistry, Bristol. Natural Selection (L) Refreshing, easy drinking American style pale ale with a light malt base and dry finish - 4.0% - Unfined & vegan-friendly.
Great Heck, N. Yorks. Amish Mash (Wheat Beer) German style cloudy wheat beer combines the banana and clove notes of the weizen with the fruity notes of American IPA style hops - 4.7%
Great Newsome, East Yorkshire. Sleck Dust (L) Straw coloured thirst quenching easy drinking ale. Pleasingly bittered with lemony citrus hop notes and a floral aroma - 3.8%
Greyhound, W. Sussex. Blackbird (D) Porter with dark chocolate and rich, deep roasted malt flavours, well-balanced with a clean dry bitter finish - 5.4%
Moor, Bristol 'B Moor' (D) A rich seasonal porter with flavours of blueberry cheesecake & chocolate - 6% - Unfined & vegan-friendly.
Milk St, Frome. Taiheke (L) N.Z. wheat pale ale, with citrus & tropical fruit - 4.3% As it’s wheat, it will not be a clear beer.
New Bristol Brewery & Electric Bear of Bath – A collaboration. Barbearilla (Belgian IPA) - 5.8% - Unfined & vegan-friendly. It will be cloudy.
Raw Brewery, Chesterfield, Derbyshire. Vienna Oat Pale Ale (B) Smooth pale ale with lots of body - 4.3%
Sambrooks. Pumphouse Pale (L) A pale ale with a light, dry and zesty taste and a citrus aroma, brewed with Maris Otter pale malt and a mixture of hops - 4,2%
Settle, Yorkshire. Blood Orange IPA (B) Packed with fresh blood orange and mouth watering citrus pith for a perfect balance with American hops - 4.8%
Shed Ales, Pewsey, Wilts. Citra (L) A single hop golden American ale - hoppy and citrusy - 4.2% - Unfined & vegan-friendly.
Stockport, Gt Manchester. Stock Porter (D) Hints of chocolate & liquorice - 4.8%
Three Daggers, Edington, Wilts. Black (D) Premium stout with aromas of cocoa and chocolate and a smooth bitter flavour - 4.5%
Wantsum, Kent. Red Raddle (B) Ruby Red premium bitter, biscuit and toasted malt base supporting a broad hoppy smooth finish - 5.0%
XT Animal. Squid Ink (D) A bold Cascadian dark beer with a blend of Columbus, Summit, Galaxy and Chinook hops and nine malts - 5.5%
Cockeyed Cider Co. Chili Ginger, Devon. Medium still Chili Ginger cider - 4.0% (Delayed due to weather, awaiting delivery)
Rosie's Pig (Weston's) Handbrake, Herefordshire. Cloudy still Cider with Damson Juice. Easy drinking with a sharp finish - 4.0%. (Delayed due to weather, awaiting delivery)
Rosie's Pig (Weston's) Rusted Wheel, Herefordshire. Cloudy still Cider with Cherry. Cherry aroma, depth of flavour, medium sweetness - 4.0% (Delayed due to weather, awaiting delivery)
Mates Linnet Rhubarb, Wiltshire. A still medium-sweet cider blended with rhubarb juice. Light bodied, easy drinking - 6.0% - ON NOW
Presshead Yarlington Mill, Wiltshire. Single variety medium still cider - 5.2% - ON NOW
Hecks Kingston Black, Somerset. A single variety medium still cider, copper coloured and full of flavour - 6.5% -ON NOW
Mates Red Leg, Wiltshire. Made from traditional perry pears from Worcestershire and Herefordshire - 5.4% - ON NOW
Broome Farm Alpaca, Herefordshire. A medium-dry perry - 6.5% - ON NOW
-Filled rolls: Cheese/onion, cheese/pickle & ham.
-Walter Rose pork pies.
-Sausage baps. Saxon (plain pork), Italian, Cider & Black Pudding, & Wadworth Warmley (Chorizo & Chilli) from Walter Rose.