This is a dark chestnut coloured ale, with a malty aroma and a fruity note. It has a taste of dark roasted malts and chocolate bitter finish.
Described as an Autumn ale, it has the bitter sweet taste notes of black molasses, suited to the cooler months but without the warming strength of a Winter ale. Brewed with Target hops and Crystal, Brown and black malts, and black treacle, for the deep flavour
This is a chestnut coloured ale with a sweet plum aroma. It has a bitter hop start with an overwhelming plum bubblegum taste, with a hop bitter finish. Described as a bold, fruity, ruby ale, it’s fruity taste is disconcerting and can only be described as probably “an acquired taste”. This is an ale that would probably appeal to the craft ale drinkers but not one if you’re looking for a more traditional ale taste.
This is a golden ale from Wychwood Brewery. It has a light, lemony aroma with a hint of vanilla cream toffee. The taste is light with a light hop bitterness, with light malt notes. It avoids the citrus taste of many pale IPA/APA beers.
This is a light summer pale ale, with surprising aroma and taste. A good alternative to a lager.
This is a strong ale from the Suffolk Brewer, Adnams famously based in Southwold.
It is a dark red chestnut coloured ale, with a rich malt, caramel aroma, with a hint of vanilla. It has a rich malt taste, with a strong liquorice follow-on, with black molasses note, reminiscent of a dark barley wine.
This ale commemorates the sea battle of Solebay, near Southwold, fought between the English and Dutch in 1672.