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The full beer and cider list for Ale & Arty 2018 is here.There's a lot to read up on but there's something to suit all tastes!
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1215 - LINCOLNSHIRE BREWING
4.3% Best Bitter A nice, fruity nose with the fruit ebbing away leaving the malt flavours at the forefront. Bursting fruity aftertaste and a gentle bitterness in the throat. An ale created to celebrate the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta, which is kept at Lincoln Castle.
8TH SHADE OF PALE (FOREST FRUITS) - LOST INDUSTRY, SHEFFIELD
4.6% Speciality A light easy drinking pale ale with forest berries in the cask, giving it a pink hue and a hint of berry.
A - OK - CHIN CHIN, WEST YORKS
6.5% Strong I.P.A. A deceptively easy drinking IPA, generously hopped with U.S. and New World hops giving citrus and tropical fruit notes with a dry finish.
ABYSS DARK PORTER - BLUE SQUARE, WEST YORKS
4.8% Porter Six different malts are blended in the creation of this dark porter. A recreation of a Victorian classic with depth of malt flavour and a balanced but not intrusive English hop finish.
ACE OF SPADES - WILD CARD, LONDON
4.7% Porter A classic London Porter with flavours of rich chocolate, smooth caramel and a roasted coffee edge. Full-bodied and deliciously dark.
BALHAM BLACK LAGER - BELLEVILLE, LONDON
4.6% Lager Style The brewery is on the high road to Helles and Bock with this malty, hoppy American lager. Subtle aromas of coffee followed by flavours of dark chocolate, forest fruits, hazelnut and espresso. Dark and mysterious, why not take a walk on the dark side.
BANYAN - SWANNAY, ORKNEY ISLANDS
3.9% Pale Ale An unfiltered, naturally hazy, extra pale hoppy session beer.
BATTLE OF STOCKTON - THREE BROTHERS, STOCKTON
3.8% Pale Ale A light session blonde delivering a brave and bold character. This beer was specially brewed to commemorate the Battle of Stockton in 1933. Hopped with bravo, palisade and warrior then finished with citra.
BEAM MILL - TAYLOR ILLINGWORTH, MIDDLESBROUGH
5.0% Stout A medium bodied creamy straight up stout with hints of chocolate and roast coffee flavours.
BEES KNEES IMPERIAL, SOUTH YORKS.
4.2% Golden Brewed using the finest Yorkshire malt and locally sourced honey, for a distinctive sweet refreshing flavour and floral aroma.
BLACK FOREST GATEAUX - CAMERONS, HARTLEPOOL
5.5% Porter A classic rich porter infused with the flavours of a black forest gateaux. Flavours of cherry, vanilla and dark chocolate are infused into the dark beer to create a decadent rich porter.
BLACK PORTER CAPTAIN COOK, STOKESLEY
4.4% Porter A dark porter with a creamy head and a deep malty taste. Chocolate notes and dominant roast flavours lead to a dry, bitter finish.
BOSS BLACK BOSS, SWANSEA
5.0% Stout A seriously silky stout with an aroma of roasted coffee and warm chocolate, with flavour of fire roasted nuts, toffee and chocolate.
CASCADE - PENTRICH, DERBYSHIRE
3.8% Pale Ale This special edition brew is a very hoppy pale ale with punchy citrus flavours and subtle floral notes.
CHAMELEON - CRAFTY LITTLE, EAST YORKS
4.0% Pale Ale This extraordinary extra pale ale is made with oats for great palate fullness and mouthfeel and packed with glorious Citra and Mosaic hops.
CHINOOK - WAINSTONES, HUTTON RUDBY
3.9% Pale Ale A light pale ale with grapefruit and spruce zest from the single hopped Chinook.
CHOCOLATE MINT DELIGHT - GRAFTON, NOTTS.
4.8% Stout A black coloured beer brewed with chocolate malt and mint to give this beer its distinctive taste. Some say it tastes like After Eight mints - you decide. Either way have fun drinking it, after all beer should be.
CITRA HYSTRIX GENE POOL - HULL
6.0% I.P.A. Awaiting description from the brewery.
COCOS - NEEPSEND, SHEFFIELD
5.8% Stout A dark coconut stout brewed with roasted malts, toasted coconut and Styrian Wolf and Sorachi Ace hops.
COLIN BROWN ALE - HAMELSWORDE, WEST YORKS
5.2% Best Bitter Named after the brewer's grandfather, this is a traditional English ale with a deep amber-red colour. A fruity hop aroma leads onto a malty, nutty bittersweet flavour with a long dry aftertaste whilst the late addition of hops creates a citrus burst.
CURSE OF MEXICO - BLACKJACK, MANCHESTER
3.5% Pale Ale A pale ale brewed with Rye, Melanoidin and Cara Red malt. Generously hopped with Mosaic, Ella and Chinook hops. An initial malty bitterness is followed by a fruity hoppy character with peachy, tropical notes.
DARKEST - ENNERDALE, CUMBRIA
4.2% Bitter A dark bitter with a rich, velvety texture, a definite chocolate flavour and a creamy head. This beer has converted hundreds of 'light beer' drinkers to the 'dark side'.
DAYWALKER - TWISTED ANGEL
5.8% Stout A stout with a midnight-black body and deep tan, creamy head. Floral hops on the nose with roasted barley and a whiff of coffee. A seductive blend of velvet and a big hop, big grain presence all at once.
DECONSTRUCTED FRUIT CAKE- EYES, NORTH YORKS.
4.8% Wheat A brand new and festive beer with everything you would imagine in a classic fruit cake; currants, sultanas, raisins, cherries, apricots, mixed peel, candi sugars and mixed spices. This is a brown Belgian wheat ale which is rich and fruity with a subtle spiciness and a sweet maltiness.
DISCO BALLS - SHINY, DERBYSHIRE
5.3% I.P.A. A big hitting hop loaded IPA with an aroma of citrus with some faint tropical hints. Crisp on the palate, moderately bitter with some pleasant fruity moments.
DOMESTIQUE AUSTRALIAN PALE FIXED WHEEL, WEST MIDLANDS
4.5% Pale Ale A sip of Australian summer time, a plethora of passionfruits, peaches and oranges with a deep evolving sweet finish.
DOPPLER - WISHBONE, KEIGHLEY
4.7% Best Bitter A dark British bitter hopped with Admiral.
DUNSFOLD BEST CRAFTY BREWING, SURREY
4.0% Bitter A true English ale made with classic English hops, grain and yeast. Crystal malt contributes an enticing caramel flavour and colour, while the base malt and yeast provide a smooth body. The Fuggles and First Gold hops deliver the characteristic flavour and nose of a quintessentially British ale.
ELECTRIC EYE - TURNING POINT, KIRBYMOORSIDE
4.0% Bitter Red/amber in colour, slight spice in flavour with a touch of rye, and a huge orange aroma from Amarillo dry hops.
FLYING HERBERT - NORTH YORKSHIRE, WARRENBY
4.7% Best Bitter A smooth, full flavoured premium bitter with a malty, fruity and dry finish.
FOOLISH ABSTRACT JUNGLE, NOTTINGHAMSHIRE
3.9% Pale Ale A session pale ale with centennial, cascade and amarillo hops giving a light floral, citric, grassy aroma.
HEX - REVOLUTIONS, CASTLEFORD 6.0% I.P.A. A pale golden coloured six hop IPA.
HUTTON BLONDE BAY, HUTTON RUDBY
3.9% Blonde A light golden ale with moderate bitterness and a pleasant floral nose from Cascade aroma hops.
INTERCEPTOR - LORD'S WEST YORKSHIRE
5.7% Strong Deep gold in colour and full-bodied, this strong ale is one to be savoured. Well hopped to balance the deep malt flavours. Satisfaction in a glass.
INTO THE UNKNOWN - HOPCRAFT, SOUTH WALES
5.4% Pale Ale An extra pale brewed with the fruity US Idaho 9 hop. Aromas of citrus leading to a dry and bitter finish.
JARSA - BREW YORK
3.7% Pale Ale A very refreshing, session pale ale with hints of orange and sherbet. The name comes from Juicy And Refreshing Session Ale.
KOREAN WINTER - MITHRIL, DARLINGTON
3.9% Brewed to celebrate The Winter Olympics in Korea.
LEITH JUICE - CAMPERVAN, EDINBURGH
4.7% I.P.A. A seriously fruity session IPA loaded with orange zest and a van full of West Coast American hops.
LIQUID LAUNDRY CAMERONS, HARTLEPOOL
5.0% Pale Ale A collaboration between Camerons and Box Social brewery brewed in the style of a New England Pale. Unfiltered and unfined.
LOOSEHEAD BLACK PIT - BUCKINGHAMSHIRE 4.2% Golden This golden beer has the perfect balance of hops & bitterness. On the nose it's enticingly butterscotch with a touch of barley sugar. There are caramel notes on the palate with a hint of sweetness. On the finish you're left with plenty of citrus & floral notes, underpinned by a lingering hit of bitterness.
LUDDITE - MILL VALLEY, WEST YORKSHIRE
3.8% Bitter A smooth, amber session ale with a white head brewed with no artificial ingredients to a traditional brewing recipe. Hoppy with some malts and a hint of fruit .
McCOLLS BEST BITTER - McCOLLS, CO. DURHAM 4.4% Best Bitter Made with 100% British ingredients delivering rich and resinous malts with spicy marmalade hop flavours and deep citrus aromas building to an assertive bitterness but counterbalanced by a sweet body.
MIDNIGHT SLUG - ROUNDHILL, COWPEN BEWLEY 4.8% Porter A dark, rich creamy porter with dark chocolatey malty notes.
MOONSTRUCK MILD - ROWTON, SHROPS
3.3% Mild A traditional dark mild with a malty aroma. Semi-sweet with the molasses blending in nicely with the hops to produce a fine, easy to drink, well balanced and tasty mild with enough flavour to want another.
NAVIGATOR - CAPTAIN COOK, STOKESLEY 4.0% Bitter A crisp, refreshing ale with floral tones making for a very good session
OLD CROW - ROUNDHILL, COWPEN BEWLEY
6.9% Strong Awaiting description from the brewery.
OLD MILL - BINGLEY, WEST YORKS
4.2% Stout Smooth and creamy, made with roasted malts giving a chocolatey taste.
OOLALA - NEW BRISTOL, BRISTOL
4.2% Best Bitter An amber coloured beer balanced by sweet, spicy notes with hints of citrus and herbs and the zest of 60 lemons.
PENDULUM - CASTLE COMBE, WILTS
3.8% Pale Ale A delightful Pale Ale, smooth on the palate, with hints of grapefruit and a pleasing floral citrus hop aroma giving a well balanced finish.
PHEASANT PLUCKER - BOWLAND, CLITHEROE, LANCS 3.7% Bitter A copper coloured bitter with rounded berry flavours and a malty aftertaste.
PHOENIX WIMBLEDON, LONDON
4.8% Smoked Porter Smooth and rich with hints of beech smoke, spice and chocolate, producing a great depth of flavour.
POD FIRST CHOP, GTR. MANCHESTER
4.2% Stout A classic oatmeal stout, the vanilla really bringing out the chocolate flavours, beautifully balanced bitterness and peppery, spicy hopping with hints of citrus.
POISON REDSCAR, REDCAR 4.0% Bitter A dark, full bodied ale. Dark crystal and black malts create rich fruity flavours with a satisfying warmness. The bitter balance is obtained using Pilgrim hops.
PRIORY PORTER - JAMES & KIRKMAN, PONTEFRACT
4.5% Porter A full bodied porter, brewed with Maris Otter, Wheat, Crystal, Chocolate and a touch of roast malt. Then hopped with Admiral, Brewers Gold and Challenger.
PROHIBITION APA WILY FOX, WIGAN, LANCS.
3.9% American Pale Ale A classic American Pale Ale, overbrimming with pungent grapefruit notes, from Cascade and Chinook hops. One from Eliott Ness' backyard !!
RASINOOK - MALLINSONS, HUDDERSFIELD
4.5% Pale Ale A beautiful blonde ale with aromas of mixed fruit and pine, a rich dry flavour that fills your mouth and powerful bitter finish. Brewed using Rakou, Simcoe and Chinook hops.
RAVEN - BLACK TOR, EXETER, DEVON
4.2% Best Bitter An award winning chestnut brown ale that is rich, smooth and malty. Brewed with a generous helping of English hops; full of flavour with caramel notes and summerfruit aromas.
READ KJARR NORTH YORKSHIRE, WARRENBY
4.0% Bitter A bold ruby red ale bursting with a fruity hop character and balanced by a blend of caramel and toasted malts.
RED SPIDER RYE - PIG & PORTER, TUNBRIDGE WELLS
5.5% Rye A ruby red ale made with rye malt and Centennial and Columbus hops. The rye lends a peppery spiciness and the Centennial gives a massive burst of citrus. Full of flavour and really distinctive.
RED WINDMILL EIGHT SAIL, LINCOLNSHIRE
4.4% Best Bitter This red ale has a lightly hopped flavour. Well rounded and balanced with a pleasant malt character from the spicy rye malt and blended with a fruity hops flavour.
REDSCAR BLONDE - REDSCAR, REDCAR 3.8% Blonde Awaiting description from the brewery.
RHEINLAND LAGER CAMERONS, HARTLEPOOL
6.5% Lager Lager style beer brewed with only the finest continental hops and matured to produce a smooth fruity aroma and flavour. "REAL" lager for the connoisseur to enjoy.
RIBBLEHEAD - DON VALLEY, SOUTH YORKS
4.0% Lager Style A Pilsner style ale with the flavour of earthy spice, orange and grapefruit named after a favourite place in North Yorkshire, the Ribblehead Viaduct. Anyone who's walked the Yorkshire Three Peaks will know.
ROCK YOUR SOCKS OFF CAMERONS, HARTLEPOOL
7.0% Strong A mahogany coloured, strong winter ale. The aroma is of roasted malt, with fruity overtones. A full warming flavour of fruit, malt and hops with a lingering finish.
RUDBY RUBY BAY, HUTTON RUDBY
4.3% Best Bitter A traditional chestnut coloured ale full of flavour from the Slovenian aroma hops.
RYEPA - STOCKTON
6.6% Strong Rye I.P.A. A slightly fruity, herbal and spicy IPA, malty in colour and flavour.
SALTWICK NAB - WHITBY
4.2% Best Bitter A full bodied dark ruby ale with a pleasantly fruity finish. A generous helping of crystal malt adds body, filling out the fruitiness of the Aurora and East Kent Golding hops and rounding off this well balanced best bitter.
SCORNED WOMAN BURTON TOWN, STAFFORDSHIRE
4.0% Bitter An English pale ale, golden in colour. Bitter and a little bit malty on the palate.
SESSION - SIGNATURE, LONDON
4.0% Bitter A refreshing bitter with spicy hop on the nose and palate balanced by a malty sweetness and a lingering bitterness.
SHA MAN MANNING, CHESHIRE
4.5% Speciality A passionfruit infused floral pale ale with a citrus finish.
SLASHER - PIDDLE, DORSET
5.1% Lager Style A strong, blonde, lager-style beer. Slightly sweet with a gentle floral aroma and refreshing dry finish.
SMOKESTACK LIGHTNIN' DORKING, SURREY
4.0% Smoked Ale The smokiness is there but not allowed to dominate in this fruity ale that uses the famed Bamberg smoked malt. If you like smoked foods then you'll love this.
SMUGGLERS GOLD WHITBY
4.2% Golden A fine, easy drinking and moreish golden ale. The use of pale barley gives a deliciously smooth maltiness which is then lifted slightly with the spiciness of Goldings hops.
SPIRIT OF JANE FERRY ALES, LINCOLNSHIRE
3.8% Bitter A pale bitter with complex layers of malt, citrus and a smooth hop finish.
SPOT O' BOTHER - OLD SPOT, BRADFORD
5.5% Porter A porter with a chocolate ice-cream taste and a slight liquorish bitterness to finish a very complex brew.
STAR - PORTOBELLO, LONDON
4.3% Best Bitter A pale brown malty best bitter with a sweetish nose, a fruity flavour and a bitter finish. Hints of nut on the palate and some hops throughout.
STOCK YARD - TAYLOR ILLINGWORTH, MIDDLESBROUGH 3.9% Pale Ale A very light and hoppy session pale with slight bitterness and a full fruity flavour.
TIMATA HOU - STOCKTON
6.3% I.P.A. A New Zealand style IPA brewed exclusively with NZ hops. Fruity with notes of passionfruit, lime and gooseberry.
TOWER IPA - REDCASTLE, ARBROATH, SCOTLAND
4.8% I.P.A. An American style IPA made with a combination of British and American hops giving a fruity aroma with a hint of toffee on the palate.
ULTIMATE BEERMATS - NEWARK, NOTTS
4.9% Best Bitter Deep red in colour, this bold, full-bodied ale is the ultimate drink. Smooth, malty flavours, subtly infused with spices and a sweet honey finish.
UNDER THE THUMB THREE BROTHERS, STOCKTON
3.9% Pale Ale A clean crisp pale ale with subtle undertones of elderflower and lime.
WINTERSETT GOLD - MORTON COLLINS, WAKEFIELD, WEST YORKS
4.1% Bitter A classic, hoppy English ale with a moderate malty, biscuit aroma and a berry-sweetened hoppy character but quite a light tasting one.
YEAR OF THE DOG - MITHRIL, DARLINGTON
Brewed to celebrate Chinese New Year
AD - ABRAHALLS, HEREFORDSHIRE
6.0% Cider A well rounded, easy to drink, dry cider, made on the family farm from 100% cider apples grown in Herefordshire cider apple orchards. Made from a blend of bitter sweet and sharp cider apples. The fruit in the orchards is allowed to grow and fully ripen, bringing out a full flavour in the cider.
AMNESIA - SCRUMPY WASP, NEWARK
7.2% Cider A connoisseur's cider, medium dry, created from a blend of both bittersweet and dessert apples selected for their traditional flavours and soft tannins with a crisp dry aftertaste.
APPLE SLAYER - CORNWALL CIDER CO, TRURO
5.7% Cider Hand crafted from 100% pressed West Country autumn crop apples this is a light, easy-drinking, medium cider made with a delicate blend of Dabinett cider apples and sweet, hand-picked desert Galas.
BEE STING - LILLEYS, FROME, SOMERSET
7.5% Perry A still medium sweet perry oozing with subtle flavours and with cult status among many of its devotees. Incredibly refreshing with a glorious fresh tasting pear flavour and a wonderful pear aroma.
CRACKLIN ROSIE -ABRAHALLS, HEREFORDSHIRE
4.5% Perry Made from 100% pressed pear juice, this is a medium perry and the taste is fine and delicate. Light in colour with a very slight green hue.
CRAZY GOAT - LILLEYS, FROME, SOMERSET
6.8% Cider A medium sweet, cloudy and still mix of perry and cider expertly blended giving it a mouth watering juicy flavour.
DABINETT - PURBECK CIDER CO, DORSET
5.0% Cider A full-bodied medium cider, full of fruity aromas and a rich balanced taste made from Dabinett apples. A fantastic single variety cider.
KINGSTON BLACK - BROADOAK, SOMERSET
7.4% Cider A single variety cider made from the Kingston Black apple making a dry copper coloured cider.
KNIGHTS MALVERN GOLD - ASTON MANOR, HEREFORDSHIRE
6.0% Cider The Knights family have been finding the perfect blend of flavours for three generations from their orchards in the shadow of the Malvern Hills. Fermented from 100% fresh apples, with no juice concentrate, artificial flavours, colours or sweeteners.
MAD JACK - COCKEYED, CULLOMPTON, DEVON
5.0% Cider A clear dry cider with a refreshing, crisp taste. Dry in sweetness.
SCRUMMAGE - BOTTLE KICKING, LEICE
6.5% Cider Launched in the summer of 2013, Scrummage proved an instant hit with dedicated cider drinkers. Summer straw in colour with an intense apple orchard aroma leading to a slight sharpness that lingers at the back of the palate, reflecting East Midlands apple varieties.
VERY PERRY - SNAILS BANK, HEREFORDSHIRE
5.1% Perry A fruity medium perry with a complex yet balanced flavour only found in real perry. Made from Stinking Bishop perry pears and recently awarded Bronze in the CAMRA National Perry Awards.
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