2018 Beer Festival Beer and Cider list

Beer List   revised 4/10/18

 

No.

Brewery

Beer

Alcohol

Description

1

Son of Sid

Muck Cart Mild

3.5%

 

A classic mild, named in honour of the farmer who’s taken an estimated 500 loads of pig manure past the brewer’s house!

2

Byatt’s

Black Imp

3.7%

 

A brand new beer, this festival is its very first outing. Be the first anywhere to try it! A dark ale, with a hint of roasted malt. Full-on hop flavour and a bit of zest.

3

Bath Ales

Prophecy

3.8%

Prophecy is an American style New World pale ale. With a fruity yet pine-like aroma, a crisp light colour and a keen bitter finish, Prophecy will fulfil all your expectations.

4

Church End

Grave Digger’s Mild

3.8%

West Midlands Champion mild 2018. Dark black and red n colour, with a complex mix of chocolate and roast flavours. The use of two different hops gives the beer a complex feel and smooth finish.

5

Dhillons

GPA

3.8%

Very light and well balanced, literally brewed for any palate. The GPA has a slightly toffee taste with orange citrusy aroma which makes it very drinkable session ale.

6

Slaughterhouse

Saddleback Best Bitter

3.8%

An amber coloured conversational bitter with a distinctive Challenger hop flavour.

7

Enville

Nailmaker Mild

4.0%

With a more defined hop aroma and higher gravity than its counterpart this mild enjoys a certain degree of sweetness associated with traditional mild yet gives a dried finish.

8

Framework

Sinker Stout

4.0%

A session stout with a strong coffee and chocolate taste. Vegan friendly

9

Windmill Hill

The Amber Post

4.0%

Named after ‘post’ windmills, The Amber Post is a classic British amber ale. Deep amber in colour, this well-balanced beer consists of sweet malt and light roasted notes, with a subtle bitterness and a dry finish.

10

Wood’s

Shropshire Lass

4.0%

This gorgeous blonde ale is overlaid with a lovely citrus aroma, a crisp flavour with hints of grapefruit.

11

Backyard

Blonde

4.1%

A platinum blonde bitter. Citrus and pine nose, with a dry, crisp and hoppy taste.

12

Blue Monkey

Funky Gibbon

4.1%

A traditional light-copper coloured session ale. Funky Gibbon is infused with Willamette hops from the USA to create a fruity and earthy beer which perfectly balances malt and hops.

13

Son of Sid

Golden Shower

4.1%

A full-bodied golden ale, hopped with Cascade to give a good balance of hops with a slightly bitter finish.

14

Church End

Gottle O’ Geer

4.2%

A glissfully golden grew, with a gright hoppy gite! Packed full of various American hops, giving a sharp gitterness and lingering citrus flavours, with a strong, fruity aroma.

15

Silhill

Hop Star

4.2%

Pull the pin on a hop grenade, our golden 4.2% American IPA, and trigger the release of grapefruit, lemon and tropical fruit zest, brewed using an American yeast to give that authentic West Coast IPA feel and taste.

16

Sperrin

Band of Brothers

4.2%

Amazingly hoppy and full flavoured golden ale with long lasting smooth, citrusy and refreshing overtones. A true real ale.

17

Black Storm

Gold

4.3%

Deep golden bitter with a roasted malt and flowery aroma with a slight caramel and summer fruit taste from the Styrian Golding hops.

18

Enville

American Pale Ale

4.3%

Relax, sit back and think chocolate, molasses, sweet, nutty and malty flavours. This is liquid copper with a body to die for, topped off with a rich and creamy white head.

19

Silhill

Pure star

4.3%

Relax, sit back and thick of chocolate, molasses, sweet, nutty and malty flavours. This is liquid copper with a body to die for, topped off with a rich and creamy white head.

20

Slaughterhouse

Space Trotter

4.3%

A tawny coloured smooth bitter brewed with the addition of organic oats.

23

Malvern Hills

Black Pear

4.4%

It isn’t black, and there’s no pears in it. A premium beer, gold in colour with a combination of hops giving a pleasant bitter finish.

22

Malvern Hills

Green Pear

4.4%

A premium beer, golden in colour. Finest Herefordshire green hops are added to the traditional Black Pear recipe giving a fuller, hoppy note along with a pleasant aroma and bitter finish.

24

Silhill

North Star

4.5%

Darker than the mothership it lives in. Settle down in your comfy wing-back chair and savour a classic hopped indulgence. We really do separate the wheat from the chaff with this warming, rich Porter lovingly composed using de-husked grain.

24

St Austell

Proper Job

4.5%

An award-winning modern India Pale Ale, packed full of citrus, pineapple and grapefruit resinous flavours with a fine crisp bitter finish.

25

Weatheroak

Oak-y-Dokey

4.5%

A pale and hoppy beer, brewed with extra pale malt, wheat and flaked rice. Hopped using British and American hops.

26

 

Windmill Hill

Grindstone APA

4.5%

Grindstone APA is a hoppy American/Australian IPA crammed full of American and New World hops. Light in colour, this beer consists of light, refreshing tropical-fruits, and a mild bitter finish coming from its varied hop content.

27

Wood’s

Shropshire Lad

4.5%

Well-rounded malty flavour, sweetish overtones followed by a subtle bitterness and fruity notes from the infusion of traditional hops from the neighbouring hop fields of Herefordshire and Worcestershire.

28

Church End

Stout Coffin

4.6%

Black, chewy and creamy. A first class example of what a stout should be.

29

Backyard

Aethelred

4.7%

A brand new beer – this is its first outing in the West Midlands. A full bodied, spicy character rye pale ale.  Undertones of toffee and caramel, with zesty grapefruit and herbal notes from the hops.

30

Fixed Wheel

Summer Smiles American Wheat Beer

4.8%

Winter Miles Summer Smiles, a seriously hoppy American Wheat beer fermented with a clean American yeast, malts of wheat, pils and a touch of Vienna give a silky smooth body layered with Amarillo, Citra, Magnum and Mosaic, pure tropical fruit in a glass.

31

Dhillons

Red IPA

6.2%

Our Indian Read ale is a classic IPA brewed with American and European hops.  We studied the origins of IPA and our Red IPA takes you back to 17th century with just one sip. We have used a variety of hops in this ale to hit the bitterness notes an IPA needs.

32

Sperrin

Third Party

4.8%

Fantastic malty ale that's ruby in colour with its selected hops, which gives it a floral aroma, as well as hints of fruit and spice.

33

Framework

Friday Street IPA

4.9%

Our vibrant session IPA weaves juicy new world hops around a caramel and biscuit backbone. A collision of soft stone fruit and citrus, Friday Street is your go-to beer. Vegan friendly.

34

Bath Ales

Lansdown IPA

5.0%

 

The hops do the shouting with the bitter and juicy profile of our loud IPA. The all-star cast is led by Mosaic and Simcoe hops.

35

Bewdley

2857

5.0%

Pale straw colour. First Gold, Celeia and Worcestershire Fuggles hops. Very refreshing stronger beer with a hint of citrus. Its name is taken from a Great Western Railway freight locomotive.

36

Church End

Rugby Ale

 5.0%

A strong, deep red bitter. The use of several coloured malts ensures that the rich, complex malt flavours dominate. It is made with a single British hop.

37

 Fixed Wheel

Blackheath Stout

 5.0%

CAMRA West Midlands Champion Stout 2017.  Full bodied fruity stout dedicated to the home of our Blackheath brewery, brewed with New Zealand and English hops to give an Oaky bitterness and dark fruits finish.​

38

Weatheroak

Keystone Hops

 5.0%

Pale in colour, a beer for those who like it hoppy.

39

Kinver

Light Railway

3.8%

A light coloured session bitter brewed with English Goldings and American Cascade hops.

40

Black Storm

Porter

5.5%

A good chunky robust porter with a rich malt profile with plenty of chocolate and crystal malts. Delicately hopped with British East Kent Goldings.

41

Blue Monkey

Infinity + 1

5.6%

British pale and wheat malts loaded with powerful Citra hops and brewed to 5.6 %, then massively dry hopped again with Citra to give huge punch and aroma, a definite plus one.

42

Sarah Hughes

Dark Ruby Mild

6.0%

 

Dark Ruby Mild combines a balance of intense colour and flavour, making it an award-winning festival favourite.

43

Byatt’s

Mahana IPA

 

Brewed with New Zealand hops, this IPA has enticing aromas and copious amounts of bright citrus flavours. Mahana is Maori for ‘sunshine’.

44

St Austell

Big Job

7.2%

Proper Job’s big brother… dry as a bone and jammed full of Cornish barley. If you love the taste of big powerful hops, this is the beer for you.

 45

Bewdley

Worcester Sway

5.0%

Pale on colour with sweetness and a fruity finish, Worcester Sway is a 5% version of Worcestershire Way, named after the 36 mile walk between Bewdley and Malvern.

Ciders, Perries

 

1

Gwynt-y-Ddraig (South Wales)

Two Trees Perry

4.5%

2015 Champion Perry of Britain. Fruity with a hint of honey.

 

2

Tiny Rebel (Warwickshire)

Peariscope Perry

4.8%

Sweet, mildly Floral with hints of honey and a clean, juicy finish.

 

3

Barbourne (Worcestershire)

Golden Drop

5.0%

 

Medium, slightly cloudy from Worcestershire cider apples and Red Flastaff.

4

Pure North (Yorkshire)

Sweet Union

5.5%

Medium sweet, cloudy full flavour apples from Yorkshire and Lancashire – a sweet union!

5

Wharf Distillery (Buckinghamshire)

Hard Core

6.9%

Dry, CAMRA award-winning mix of heritage and culinary apples.

 

6

Farmer Jim’s (Devon)

Copper Top

7.4%

 

Medium dry, rich deep copper cider full of flavour.