Downton Brewery – Solstice 4.6%
This is darker chestnut coloured ale with a malty sweet aroma. The taste is sweet with barley wine warming notes. It has a bitter follow-on and finish, although not particularly citrus-y.
This is a good bitter type ale from this Wiltshire brewery.
The brewery tasting notes say this premium ale is brewed with dark roasted malts and an array of hop flavours. It gives biscuity malt flavours with a citrus hot bitterness.
This is a bottle conditioned ale.