2010 Festival Beers

1 Abbeydale TBC TBC TBC Yorkshire
2 Adnams Regatta 4.3% Brewed with Optic malt and Boadicea hops this is a thirst quenching
pint. A delicate palate with hints of lemon.
3 Adnams Southwold Bitter 3.7% A beautiful copper-coloured beer, late and dry-hopped with Fuggles
for a distinctive, lingering hoppiness.
4 All Saints St Piran Cornish Best 4.0% A gold coloured bitter with plenty of hoppy bite from start to finish. Cornwall
5 Atomic Brewery Fission 3.9% A refreshing golden ale with a wonderfully aromatic citrus flavour. Warwickshire
6 Ballards Midhurst Mild 3.4% Classic, dark Mild. Lightly hopped and well malted throughout without
being sweet.
7 Bateman GHA 4.2% A refreshing golden beer. Buckets of English hops give this beer a
spicy aroma followed by a balanced fruity taste.
8 Batham Best Bitter 4.3% A straw-coloured bitter which initially seems sweeet but a complex
dry hoppy taste soon predominates. Probably the best example of the traditional
Black Country style of bitter.
9 Belhaven Belhaven 80/- 3.9% Just like great great great grandpa would have had. Has a classic red
appearance in the glass, rich and smooth.
East Lothian
10 Black Sheep TBC TBC TBC Yorkshire
11 Braydon Ales Pot Walloper 4.4% PotWalloper – household with a large fireplace for communal cooking.
A ruby coloured beer with rich malty undertones.
12 Breaconshire TBC TBC TBC Powys
13 Broughton The Reiver 3.6% A light coloured, refreshing ale from the land of the Border Reivers. Peeblesshire
14 Burton Bridge Burton Bitter 4.2% A mid amber coloured ale with a big fruity aroma and aftertaste Staffordshire
15 Butcombe TBC TBC TBC Avon
16 Cannon Royall TBC 1 TBC TBC Worcestershire
17 Cannon Royall TBC 2 TBC TBC Worcestershire
18 Clark’s TBC TBC TBC Yorkshire
19 Coors TBC TBC TBC Staffordshire
20 Cotleigh Honey Buzzard 4.5% Copper coloured infused with local Wiveliscombe honey. A smooth
creamy and chocolate palate giving a subtle bitter sweet finish.
21 Cotleigh Golden Sea Hawk 4.2% A bright golden coloured best bitter. Smooth and malty with a
background of honey falvour offering a refreshing and citrus smooth finish.
22 Dare TBC TBC TBC South Wales
23 Elgood TBC TBC TBC Cambridgeshire
24 Enville Ginger Beer 4.6% Produced using root extract ginger this ingeniously created ginger
beer has a flavour which is not overpowering and is very refreshing.
West Midlands
25 Everards Tiger Best 4.2% An award winning best bitter brewed with crystal malt to give it a
rounded toffee character. A classic example of the perfect balance between
sweetness and bitterness.
26 Freeminer TBC TBC TBC Gloucestershire
27 Fuller’s London Pride 4.1% Rich and smooth, with a good malty base – an a easy drinking beer
with great body and a fruity, satisfying finish.
28 Goff’s White Knight 4.7% A well-hopped bitter with a light colour and full-bodied taste Gloucestershire
29 Grainstore TBC TBC TBC Leicestershire
30 Greene King Back of the Net TBC TBC Suffolk
31 Hambleton TBC TBC TBC Yorkshire
32 Hanby All Seasons 4.2% Amber coloured ale with an immediate hoppy nose and taste. Shropshire
33 Hanby Nutcracker 6.0% TBC Shropshire
34 Hanby Scorpio Porter 4.5% TBC Shropshire
35 Hopshackle TBC TBC TBC Lincolnshire
36 Jennings Cumberland Ale 4.0% A superb golden coloured, full flavoured ale with a delicate hop
37 Keltek Golden Lance 4.0% Designed for the younger person’s palate, pale and fruity with a
citrus bias.
38 Lees Bitter 4.0% A copper coloured beer with a malty, hoppy aroma. You are left with a
distinctive malty aftertaste. One pint is never enough!
Greater Manchester
39 Loweswater Brewery Langdale 4.0% Bitter with a glorious taste of English fruit.
40 Malvern Hills Feelgood 3.8% A light frothy beer that lives up to its name, with a floral spicy
aroma and good bittering quality.
41 Mordue TBC TBC TBC Tyne & Wear
42 Nailsworth TBC TBC TBC Gloucestershire
43 Nethergate Sheeps Eye 4.1% Possibly aimed at the Arabic market? Maybe not! Suffolk
44 Nomad Beer Co TBC TBC TBC
45 North Cotswold Bumble Beer 4.5% Pale, balanced wheat beer, local honey and a touch of vanilla. Warwickshire
46 North Cotswold Summer Solstice 4.5% English style wheat beer with German & Czech hops + a touch of spice
in the aroma.
47 Oakham Endless Summer 3.4% This light and refreshing summer beer begins with a fruity nose and
taste before an endless wave of grapefruit and bitterness comes and wipes you
48 Oxfordshire Ales Marshmellow 4.7% A classic, strong beer with generous warming flavour. The taste is
deliciously fruity and malty with a lingering bitter aftertaste.
49 Patriot Longbow 4.0% A malty amber ale with a citrus nose. Warwickshire
50 Potton TBC TBC TBC Bedfordshire
51 R C H Pitchfork 4.3% A golden bitter with floral citric hop aroma. A hoppy predominate
taste, slightly sweet and fruity, leaves you wanting more
52 Roosters TBC TBC TBC Yorkshire
53 Rudgate Ruby Mild 4.4% Nutty, rich ruby ale. Winner of several awards. A mild ale with a
soft, rich complex taste.
54 Severn Vale TBC TBC TBC Gloucestershire
55 Sharps Honey Spice Gold 4.2% Pale, straw-coloured beer with citrus hops and sweet honey. Sumptuous
bittersweet fruity taste, giving way to dry spice notes in the mouth.
56 Skinners Betty Stogs 4.0% A pale mid-strength bitter with hoppy overtones. Cornwall
57 St Georges Dragons Blood 4.8% Chocolate and crystal malt combined to give a ruby red beer with a
hint of chocolate.
58 Stonehenge Pigswill 4.0% A full bodied beer, not so bitter but rich in hop aroma, giving the
beer a delightful aftertaste. The warm amber colour is very appealing to the eye
59 Teignworthy High Tide TBC TBC Devon
60 Teme Valley Dark Stranger 4.4% A dark coloured, light tasting, refreshing summer beer – what could
be stranger?!
61 Three Castles TBC TBC TBC Wiltshire
62 Timothy Taylor Landlord 2 4.3% Often regarded as one of the best ales in the country, fruity, almost
“lemony” bitter. Madonna’s favourite beer!
63 Timothy Taylor Landlord 4.3% Often regarded as one of the best ales in the country, fruity, almost
“lemony” bitter. Madonna’s favourite beer!
64 Tring Side Pocket for a Toad 3.6% Unmistakable citrus notes from only the best Cascade hops balanced
with a floral aroma and crisp dry finish make this straw coloured ale a
fantastic session beer.
65 Uley TBC TBC TBC Gloucestershire
66 Warwickshire Darling Buds 4.0% Pale lager malt makes a refreshing real ale alternative to lager. Warwickshire
67 Wicked Hathern Hawthorn Gold 4.5% Hathern derives from the Saxon word for the hawthorn which was
prevalent in the village. A light golden, easy drinking summer beer with a good
balance of hops and malt.
68 Wychwood Hobgoblin 5.5% Powerful, red, roasted malt brew. Hang on to your hats with this one! Oxfordshire
69 Wye Valley TBC TBC TBC Herefordshire
70 Wyre Piddle TBC TBC TBC Worcestershire