Retro-style beers

We have ten retro-style brews often available. These recipes are our particular take on some classic styles of beer. All our beers are double-dropped during fermentation in the traditional way. Please read on for tasting notes.

Burton Snatch Pale Ale

Burton Snatch Pale Ale

With a hint of "Burton Snatch" (the characteristic sulphur from the local water) this is a traditional Burton Ale.

Style: 
Brown
Strength: 
1048 og, ABV 4.6%
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Double Brown Ale

Double Brown Ale

Hoppy, golden, light and fruity - IT AIN'T. Dark brown, malty, sweetish and balanced - IT IS!

Style: 
Brown
Strength: 
1048 og, ABV 4.6%
Awards: 

Awarded Bronze in the Strong Ales and Milds Category (Champion Beer of east Anglia Awards 2020)

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Hodgson's Solution India Ale

Hodgson's Solution India Ale

Strong and slightly sweet export pale ale. Our interpretation of the early export beer from Hodgson's brewery in Bow, East London.

Style: 
Pale
Strength: 
1060 og, ABV 5.9%
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Mild Ale

Mild Ale

Dark, ruby mild. Sweet and fruity.

Style: 
Mild
Strength: 
1060 og, ABV 5.9%
Awards: 

Silver medal at Norwich Beer Festival 2013

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Oatmeal Mild

Oatmeal Mild

An easy drinking dark mild, smooth mouthfeel from the oatmeal and full of flavour.

Style: 
Mild
Strength: 
ABV 3.5%
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Old King Coel London Porter

London Porter

Rich dark ale brewed the original way with brown malt. Very drinkable.

Style: 
Porter
Strength: 
1052 og, ABV 5.0%
Awards: 

Awarded Bronze in the Porter Category (Champion Winter Beer of Britain 2020 Awards).

Awarded Gold in the Porter category (Champion Beer of East Anglia Awards 2020)

Awarded Gold for Overall Champion Beer of East Anglia 2020 (Champion Beer of East Anglia Awards 2020)

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Table Ale

Table Ale

A cracking session bitter, rich amber in colour. Packed with flavour and drinking noticeably above its strength. Fuggles and goldings are blended traditionally for freshness and finish.

Style: 
Mild
Strength: 
ABV 3.5%
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