Exmoor Ales – Exmoor Beast 6.6%
This is a strong dark copper ale from Exmoor Ales in Wiveliscombe Somerset. It has malt and rich plum aroma notes. The taste has rich ripe plum-prune notes, with toffee and a following sharp hop moving to bitterness.
This is the autumn-winter offering from Somerset’s Exmoor Ales. An amber ale with a good malt aroma and a hint of rich ripe soft fruit. Malty hopped English ale finishing on the hops with a hint of sharpness, perhaps alluding to the Exmoor wildcat.
Brewers notes refer to hints of autumn fruits and chocolate. Fuggles, one of the great English hops is used for this single hop ale, which is another good ale from this Somerset brewer.
The Exmoor Wildcat may be another tale like the Beast of Exmoor. Sittings may be most likely after the odd pint of this excellent ale.
Another offering from Exmoor Ales in Wiveliscombe, Exmoor Stag is their strong bitter ale.
This is a dark copper ale with good aroma and malt taste, with biscuit and toffee notes. Stag was first brewed in 1991 to celebrate the centenary of Somerset Cricket Club.
An ale to look for around Somerset and N. Devon and further afield.
This is the Christmas offering from Exmoor Ales, Wiveliscombe, Somerset. An amber ale with a malt and fruit aroma. It has a sweet taste with apple fruit notes and a slight hop bitter finish.