We have three staple brews usually available, regular retro-style beers often available, and quite a repertoire of monthly special recipes that we create from time to time. All our beers are double-dropped during fermentation in the traditional way for improved clarity and flavour. Please read on for tasting notes for our stock beer.
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1039 og, ABV 3.7%
1900s pale ale, mildly hopped. Fresh and fruity.
Joint winner Colchester Beer Festival 2012.
1042 og, ABV 4.1%
A classic english best bitter, copper in colour. Whole leaf Boadicea hops for flavour and the definitive aroma of East Kent Goldings. The same recipe as when it was our first ever brew.
1041.5 og, ABV 4.0%
Hoppy golden ale.
1040.5 og, ABV 3.9%
A superb golden session beer, with enormous balance and depth of flavour and a long floral, spicy finish.
Silver Medal - SIBA blind tasting 2012
1043.5 og, ABV 4.2%
Red best bitter, well balanced with a long rich finish.
All stock beers are always available in Kilderkins (18 gallons, 144 pints) and Firkins (9 gallons, 72 pints). We also supply Pins - poly pins (34 pints), demi pins (18 pints), for which we respectfully request 24 hours notice. We also regularly have a bottling run to supply these beers in 500ml NRB bottles.