Here is the preliminary list for the Just Beer leg of the upcoming BeerMuda Triangle Beer Festival, running from 24th – 27th January.
Up to seventeen beers will be available at any time – eight on hand pull and nine served from cask at cellar temperature. Please see board on the bar for beers currently available – If it’s not listed, it’s not available yet!
All beers are dependent upon delivery and availability therefore the list may change before the event. Any changes will be posted on this blog.
●AYR (Ayr, Ayrshire & Arran: 2009)
► Jolly Beggars 4.2%
Light toasted malt. Bitter, light hops fruity. Bitter, peachy and light grapefruity.
●BEXAR COUNTY (Peterborough, Cambs: 2012)
► Black Gold 6.5%
Unfined!! So freakin’ new, we don’t have any notes!
► San Jacinto 6.5%
So freakin’ new, we don’t have any notes!
●CLARENCE & FREDERICK (Croydon, London: 2012)
► Smoked Red 5.1%
Rather dry, grainy, faint smoke, straw and some bitterness, with a long dry finish.
●CWRW CADER (Dolgellau, Gwynedd: 2012)
► Cader Gold 3.8%
Light hoppy golden ale using Mount Hood hops for a subtle aroma of honey, lemon and tarragon.
► Cwrw Coch 5.0%
New red beer. No notes yet.
●DOUBLE TOP (Worksop, Notts: 2011)
► Bad Boy 4.7%
*Festival special. Chestnut brown beer brewed with molasses.
●GOODY ALES (Herne, Kent: 2012)
► Good Heavens 4.1%
Amber coloured, hoppy pale ale made with Pilgrim hops.
► Good Sheppard 4.5%
Deep amber ale with a vanilla twist on the palate and a soft feel on the tongue.
●HART FAMILY BREWERS (Wellingborough, Northants: 2012)
► No.3 4.7%
Full and forward on the palate with rounded, rich malty flavours supported by gentle spicy hoppiness.
► No.8 5%
Full and warming roasted fruit and molasses flavours balanced by bitter coffee, chocolate and spice aromas over a long finish.
●HARVIESTOUN (Alva, Clackmannanshire: 1985)
► Old Engine Oil Export 10.5%
High octane version of the classic 4.5% porter, brewed for the American bottle market. One of only three casks.
●HAY RAKE (Littleborough, Greater Manchester: 2012)
► Dawn’s Hopping Mad 3.8%
Pale ale with just a hint of ginger.
●HOGGLEY’S (Litchborough, Northants: 2003)
► Pump Fiction 4.5%
A deep golden beer with good malty complexity, exquisitely balanced with a bright hoppy finish.
●LANGTON (Thorpe Langton, Leic: 2000)
► Inclined Plane 4.2%
A straw coloured bitter with a citrus nose and long hoppy finish.
► Woodsman 4.1%
A light chestnut coloured bitter. Dry to the taste, it has a slightly citrus/floral aroma and aftertaste.
●LUCKIE (Markinch, Fife: 2008)
► Best Bitter 4.9%
Soft peachy flavour with light lime notes. Very smooth and subtle. Quite sweet with a grassy, lightly bitter finish.
●MAYPOLE (Eakring, Notts: 1995)
► Oaky Smokey 4.8%
*Festival special. Brewed with malt smoked in Newark at GH Porter’s own smoke room. Deep amber with a subtle smokiness.
●MALLINSONS (Huddersfield, W. Yorks: 2008)
► Riwaka 3.7%
Medium bitter fruity taste and a bitter-ish lightly tart finish.
●MEDIEVAL ALES (Colston Bassett: 2012)
► Priest’s Hole 5.2%
Full-bodied chocolate mint stout. It’s After Eights in a glass!
●OFFBEAT (Crewe, Cheshire: 2010)
► Bohemian Antipodean Pale 4.3%
A delicious blend of Aussie & New Zealand hops.
●PRIVATEER (Manchester: 2012)
► Dark Revenge 4.5%
●RED SQUIRREL (Hemel Hempstead, Herts: 2004)
► London Porter 5.0%
Dark brown, roasted barley, rich chocolate, with a lovely creaminess.
●SHEFFIELD(Sheffield, S. Yorks: 2006)
► New Zealand Pale Ale 4.7%
New beer. No notes.
●SOUTHPORT (Southport, Merseyside: 2004)
► Golden Sands 4.0%
Sweet, with notes of malt, straw and hops, leading to a dry and bitter finish.
●TOM SMITH ALES (Kettering, Northants: 2012)
► Festival Special 4.6%
► Goat Sanctuary 4.0%
Dry biscuit with crisp citrus. Light fruity bitterness with a peppery finish.