Wednesday, 15 May 2013

The Ship Inn, Middlestone Village, Beer Festival, Thursday 16th May Till Sunday 19th May

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This weekend (actually even better, it starts tomorrow) The Ship Inn at Middlestone Village beer festival kicks off, with the following beers and ciders available:

(1) Traditional Scrumpy 6.0%

A Wholesome Cloudy Cider Strong not to sweet made with bittersweet apples. (Westons)

2) Nutcracker Mild 3.9% Dark amber, mild with a light and fruity taste. Golding and Bobeck hops give a sweet aroma with a refreshing liquorice taste.

(Cotleigh Brewery Wiveliscombe, Somerset)

3) Yellow Hammer 4.2% The golden ale that’s so flavour packed it’.....

bursting. A predominant hop and fruit nose leads to a dry bitter finish. (O’Hanlons Brewery Whimple, Devon)

4) Mary Jane 3.5% Made with high quantities of Amarillo hops this pale crisp beer has refreshing citrus aromas. According to the folklore song Mary Jane was courted on Ilkey Moor!

(Ilkley Brewery Ilkley, West Yorkshire)

5) Stormstay 5 % A suprising clean amber/copper coloured citrus ale with malt, toffee biscuit flavours alongside the complex combination of three hops, including Amarillo which gives a dry mellow finish.

(O’Hanlons Brewery Whimple Devon)

6) Tea Kettle Stout 4.7% Roasted malt produces a stout with hints of liquorice The bitter malty flavours are enhanced by a moderate bitterness and a rounded late hop aroma provided by Goldings.

(Tring Brewery Hertfordshire)

7) White Monk 4.5% Pale golden colour, well hopped and a distinctive, robust flavour.

(Phoenix Brewery Heywood Lancashire)

8) Spotland Gold 4.1% A Crisp hoppy pale ale.

(Phoenix Brewery Heywood Lancashire)

9) Dragon On The Floor 4.3% A Chestnut red ale with a robust bitterness leading to a long hoppy finish.

(Oakleaf Brewery Gosport Hampshire)

10) Williams Gold 3.9% A refreshing and full bodied sparkling golden ale, brewed using a blend of seven malts. Undertones of vanilla and fruit are offset by a citrus aroma of fresh hops, suggesting grapefruit and orange.

(William Bros Brewery Alloa Clackmanshire)

11) Ninja Beer 5.0% A dark gold beer, with strong, fruity aroma and a fruity taste and aftertaste.

(Summerskills Brewery Billacombe Devon)

12) Scarpa Special 4.2% A Pale Ale made with Maris Otter malt and a

blend of 4 hops giving this a spiciness and aroma all of its own.

(Highland Brewery Swannay Evie Orkney)

13) Maid Marian 4.5% A Pale golden beer with a fruity orange aroma

brewed with Maris malt and Cluster hops. Its flavours of Orange,

Coriander and exotic Grains Of Paradise are common with an 18th

Century Beer

(Springhead Retford Nottingham)

14) White Dragon 3.6% Golden In Colour, with hoppy undertones This

beer is brewed with Cascade hops for a fruity citrus taste.

(St Georges Brewery Callow End Worcestershire)

15) Red Macgregor 4.0% A glorious red-hued beer with a generous hoppy

nose and a flowery hop flavour with a smooth malty finish.

( Orkney Brewery Quoyloo Orkney)

16) Oval And Stout 5.2% A Dark moreish stout smooth on the palate with

a slight hint of chocolate.

(Goose Eye Brewery Keighley West Yorkshire)

17) Bring Me Sunshine 4.2% If you like hoppy beer this is for you. Golden

brown in colour with citrus hops in abundance.

(Tring Brewery Hertfordshire)

18) Independence 3.8% A full bodied malty beer with hints of fruit and

punches of spice.Brewed with Pilgrim and Saaz .

(Inveralmond Brewery Inveralmond Perthshire)

19) Stanley’s Pale Ale 3.8% Using a combination of malts to give a pale

body It is delicately hopped to create a great session ale.

(Kirby Lonsdale Brewery Kirby Lonsdale Lancashire)

20) Bounds Scrumpy 4.8%

A Crisp, Dry, Fruity, Traditional, Scrumpy Cider (Westons)

21) 1st Quality Cider 5%

A Clear Bright Medium Still Cider With A Smooth Finish (Westons)

22) Old Rosie 7.3%

Old fashioned, Med Dry Cloudy Scrumpy Cider (Westons)

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