This is a strong ale from the home of Old Speckled Hen. It is chestnut coloured with a strong rich aroma of malts. It has a good balance of rich and strong malty sweetness and hop bitterness, of a good English ale, albeit a strong ale.
This is a good strong ale, without the bitter sweet liquorice taste found in some darker strong ales. Morland Ales are now owned and brewed by Greene King.
This is a lighter chestnut coloured ale with a strong hop and citrus and tropical fruit aroma. The taste has a very smooth sweet start, created by it’s high strength, rapidly followed by an aromatic strong hop bitterness, with a long hop aftertaste.The smooth sweet taste comes from the high strength at 7.2% putting it in the barley wine category but with the high hop content of a typical IPA.It is brewed with 100% Simcoe hopsBrewdog
This is a chestnut coloured ale, with a good malty aroma with toffee notes. It’s taste has a mixed hop and malt start, leading to a hop bitter finish. This is a Yorkshire ale brewed in Masham, in the brewery founded by Paul Theakston, also home to his family competitor brewery producing Theakston’s – Old Peculiar.
Black Sheep is a popular Brewer in Yorkshire pubs, with its range led by Black Sheep Ale.
This is a pale golden ale, with a citrus lemon aroma. The taste has a sharp start moving to a sweet follow-up, with an overall light summery floral taste. It benefits from not having a citrus grapefruit taste. This is a great ale for a summer lunch.
Another interesting ale from this Hampshire brewery, brewed with German hops, English Barley malts and fermented using the California method. It is like a German pilsner but much lighter.