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.
This is a golden ale with a light orange and toffee aroma. The taste is sharp sour fruit notes.
This is a traditional Lambic ale, produced with natural wild yeasts. A strong ale that is brewed between October and April, as the colder months help to modify the sourness, in the turbid mash method. The brew is matured for 18 months and then bottled, unfiltered and unpasteurised.
Fuller’s – Vintage Ale 2013
This is a red chestnut coloured ale, with rich, warm malt aromas and molasses and malt sugar notes It has a strong liquorice, marmalade and toasted malt taste of a strong ale, with a background bitterness. Reminiscent of the historic British barley wine tradition.
It is brewed from the best malts and hops of the year and bottled as a limited addition. This ale comes with a designated bottle number and box packaged as the 17th Vintage 2013. The first Vintage Ale was produced in 1997.
Madrigal Brewery – Wheatear North Devon Wheat Beer 4.3%
This is a golden coloured ale, with a sharp passion fruit and mango/geranium aroma. It has a light taste of sharp fruit.
This ale bears no resemblance to a German weissbier. It is a light ale with a fruity aroma but lacking a strong flavour. It is brewed with a hint of coriander seed and ginger but is unlike a Belgian white beer.
This is a dark chestnut coloured ale, with an initial strong sweet chocolate turning to a strong coffee aroma, smokey note. It has a strong roasted coffee taste with a short bitter taste and Smokey notes.