2017 Festival Beers

Beers promised by brewers as at 14/07/17


Adnams Mosaic 4.1% Bold hop characteristics, including peach, mango, lemon and pine flavours and aromas.
Adnams Mosaic 2 4.1% Bold hop characteristics, including peach, mango, lemon and pine flavours and aromas.
Arkell’s Mystery Beer ?? No tasting notes available – please make up your own.
Atomic Atomic Power 4.8% A deep ruby coloured ale with a sweet chocolate aroma and taste.
Backyard Brewhouse The Hoard 3.9% A golden bitter.  Refreshingly dry with a balanced biscuity malt flavour.
Ballards Midhurst Mild 3.5% Dark mild with smokey, roasted nutty aroma and sweet molasses & dark chocolate flavours.
Bellingers V 4.2% A premium, amber coloured bitter, made without cask finings. A Natural Ale.
Bewdley Worcestershire Way 3.6% A very refreshing session beer with citrus after tones.
Bradfield Farmers Blonde 4.0% A very pale brilliant blonde beer with citrus and summer fruit aromas.
Brains Brains Dark 3.5% Crystal, chocolate and brown malts create this smooth treacle coloured beer.
Brakspear Brakspear Special 4.3% Golden red in colour with a well balanced aroma and a hint of sweetness.
Bristol Beer Factory Seven 4.2% Fantastic amber best bitter with toffee malt flavours.
Hook Norton Hooky Gold 4.1% Pale, crisp beer, hoppy character, fruity aroma & a pleasant, light taste.
Butcombe Rare Breed 3.8% A distinctive, refreshing and clean-tasting golden ale.
Byatts Crystal Cookie 4.4% A light biscuit malt sweetness leads to grassy hop flavours and a balanced bitter finish.
Castle Rock Harvest Pale 3.8% A pale beer with exceptional poise. Its distinct hop flavour leads to a crisp finish.
Clouded Minds Clout Stout 4.5% Aroma of roasted malts, cocoa, dried fruits, figs. Mildly sweet & sour, smoky & bitter finish.
Coors Hancocks 3.6% Flows down the throat like honey and gets you steaming in no time.
Cornish Chough Kynance Blonde 4.2% A well balanced malt and hop aroma with a crisp palate and stringent roundness of flavour.
Cross Bay Sunset Blonde 4.2% Light, refreshing ale, with a sharp start and a smooth Orange and Lemon rind aftertaste.
Cumbria Loweswater Gold 4.3% Golden ale, made with a tropical fruit aroma and flavour.
Dark Star Not Into Yoga 4.2% Naturally hazy, tropical pale ale, dry hopped and flavoured with Pineapple and Coconut.
Donnington Best Bitter 3.6% Amber bitter with a slight hop aroma, balance of malt & hops in the mouth, bitter aftertaste.
Donnington Gold 4.0% Golden beer with a citrus flavor followed by a rounded malt finish.
Dow Bridge Summer Light 3.7% A refreshing, pale-golden beer.
Downlands Motueka 5.0% A single hopped IPA showcasing one of our favourite NZ hops.
Downlands Root Thirteen 3.6% A crisp modern pale ale, floral zesty aromas, grapefruit and citrus flavours.
East London Cowcatcher 4.8% A refreshing American Pale Ale, generously hopped and full bodied.
Elgood Beer Goggles ‘5.0% A strong blonde ale.
Enville Ginger 4.4% A ginger beer with a flavour which is not overpowering and is very refreshing.
Everards Single Hop IPA 4.7% A delicate yet complex spicy ale, green tea on the nose with a crisp, dry bitter finish.
Felinfoel Double Dragon 4.2% A deep copper red ale with a tangy red fruit flavour and nutty, toffee overtones.
Flowerpots Flowerpots Bitter 3.8% A top drop.
Forge Litehouse 4.3% A hoppy ale with fruity notes and hints of elderflower. SIBA award winner.
Fuller’s London Pride ‘4.7% A good malty base with great body and a fruity, satisfying finish.
Gales Olivers Island 3.8% A crisp, thirst-quenching beer.
Goff’s Summer Ale 4.5% A Bohemian style pale ale, hoppy and complex, with a ‘continental flavour’.
Grainstore Ten Fifty 5.0% Mahogany coloured beer, pronounced hop bitterness & aroma with a natural malty sweetness.
Great Orme Welsh Gold 3.6% No tasting notes available – please make up your own.
Greene King Bermuda Joes 4.1% Light gold with a fresh pineapple aroma and taste of pineapple and tropical fruits.
Grey Trees Diggers Gold 4.0% A modern golden ale — alive with fresh citrus aromas which leave a subtle bitterness.
Grey Trees Drummer Boy 4.2% A best bitter, crafted with Crystal malt,Roasted barley, Bramling Cross & Goldings UK hops.
Gun Dog Ales Jack Spaniels Blonde 3.8% A delicious Blonde Ale with a playful, but obedient character.
Halfpenny Mystery Beer ?? No tasting notes available – please make up your own.
Hall & Woodhouse Fursty Ferret 4.1% A sweet nutty palate, hoppy aroma and a hint of Seville oranges.
Hambleton White Boar 3.8% A superb light, hoppy session bitter with a full fruity aftertaste.
Hanlons Brewers Blend 4.5% Amber in colour and full of toffee flavours.
Harveys Best Bitter 4,0% A balanced, moreish beer with a dry aftertaste. Twice Champion Best Bitter of Britain.
Harveys Malt Brown 4.8% Rich and biscuity, the lush fullness is offset by a hint of burnt sugars.
Heavy Industry 77 4.9% A big amber IPA with a flavour of dark Seville marmalade & a piney, peppery bitterness.
Holden’s Golden Glow 4.0% Golden ale with subtle hop aromas, sweet with a citrus-like bitter finish
Hook Norton Old Hooky 4.6% A beautifully balanced beer, fruity by nature, with a well-rounded body.
Hook Norton Mane Tail 3.7% Crisp and refreshing lychees and a minty green tea taste with a subtle splattering of pineapple.
Hook Norton Harvest Hop 3.9% Light and fruity, with a cosmopolitan hop burst, ideal summer refreshment.
Hook Norton Haymaker 5.0% A premium pale ale with distinctive fruity taste.
Hook Norton Hooky Mild 2.8% A dark chestnut coloured ale, full of roast malt flavours and superb dry-hop aromas.
Hook Norton 12 Days 5.5% A dark brown strong beer, finely balanced, with a strong malt and nutty flavour.
Hook Norton Hair of the Dog 4.0% A pale citrus ale.
Hook Norton 172 4.6% A reddish brown, spicy brew.
Hook Norton Hooky Bitter 3.5% A subtly balanced, golden bitter, hoppy to the nose, malty on the palate.
Hook Norton Katy Lou 4.4% A pint-sized, feisty drop, large in character with a citrus hop.
Hop Back Summer Lightening 5.0% Straw coloured beer with a terrific finish, hoppy aroma.
Hopshackle Vespa 3.8% Golden ale with gooseberry, lychees, passion fruit aromas.
Hydes Anvil Old Indie 3.5% A lovely soft and smooth ebony ale with subtle notes of roasted malt and caramel.
Itchen Valley Pride of the Valley 3.8% A hazel coloured session beer with a sweet and malty aroma and a lingering maltiness.
Keltek Phoenix 4.5% Strawberries and light citrus come through on this beer with a gentle bitterness.
Kingstone Classic Bitter 4.5% A balanced, disctinctively hoppy, dry ale with a floral nose and smooth well-balanced finish.
Langham Halfway to Heaven 3.5% Auburn/chestnut colour, crisp biscuity maltiness, citrus & fruit with a hint of bitterness in the finish.
Lees Manchester Pale Ale 3.7%  A fruity, citrus, hoppy flavour with malty characteristics and a golden colour.
Loddon Bamboozle 4.8% Clean, crisp with a smack of hops.
Loose Cannon Abingdon Bridge 4.1% A copper hue belies the floral aroma of this thirst quenching beer.
Marston’s Hobgoblin 5.2% Ruby beer with a delicious chocolate toffee malt flavour, moderate bitterness and fruity character.
Marston’s Hobgoblin Gold 4.5% A perfectly balanced golden beer – with a huge hop punch.
Mighty Oak Maldon Gold 3.8% A blonde thirst-quenching brew, hoppy and fruity, and a winner of many awards.
Moncada Notting Hill Blonde 4.2% Continental style yellow beer, a mix of hops, bitterness and sweetness.
Moorhouse’s Stray Dog 4.2% Refreshing, clean tasting golden premium ale, with hints of citrus fruit and lychee.
Nailsworth Axiom 4.3% A hoppy tropical ale featuring experimental Charles Faram Hops and First Gold.
North Cotswold Moreton Mild 3.8% A refreshing golden ale; perfect for those warm summer days.
Oakham Scarlet Macaw 4.4% Tart gooseberry and soft peach on the nose. Gooseberries and fruit to taste.
Old Cannon Mystery Beer ?? No tasting notes available – please make up your own.
Olde Swan NPA 4.8% Fruity, malty, citrus with a hoppy finish.
Otley O2 Croeso 4.2% Pale, balanced and delicately hopped.
Pershore Elder May 3.8% Elderflower blond ale.
Purity Brewing Co Bunny Hop 3.5% Aromas of fresh grass, pine and grapefruit with distinctive apricot and peach notes.
Ramsbury Ramsbury Gold 4.5% A clean well balanced golden ale.
Rebellion Slapstick 4.2% A well hopped amber ale with a rich malty backbone.
Rebellion Slapstick 2 4.2% A well hopped amber ale with a rich malty backbone.
Redemption Trinity Light Ale 3.0% Seville orange aromas and the initial malt sweetness is dominated by citrus flavours.
Robinson’s Dizzy Blonde 4.4% Great fun, great company, and often the centre of attention.
Rudgate Ruby Mild 4.4% Champion beer of Britain 2009. Dark, nutty, cherry flavours, ruby red in colour.
Salamander Golden Salamander 4.0% A golden premium ale with a refreshing citrus hop flavour.
Salamander Mud Puppy 4.2% A bittersweet copper-coloured bitter with a distinctive hop character.
Sambrooks Wandle 3.8% A golden ale with a spicy, herbaceous aroma and lemony, light spice taste,
Shepherd Neame Spitfire Gold 4.1% A well-balanced, light golden ale, brewed to honour the heroes of the Battle of Britain.
Sherfield Village TBA 3.9% Well-rounded beer with a good bitter finish.
Shotover Oxford Prospect 3.7% A session bitter designed to be full of hoppy character and flavour.
Six Bells Spikey Blonde 4.0% A refreshing beer with a beautiful tasting citrus back ground.
Six Bells Noggin 3.8% A golden great tasting session beer.
Slaughterhouse Black and Tan 4.1% Otherwise known as half and half, a well balanced blend of bitter and stout.
St Austell Trelawney 3.8% Delicate apricot aroma is followed by peach and toffee on the palate and a toasted bitter finish.
St Austell Tribute 4.2% Zesty orange and grapefruit flavours are balanced with biscuit malt for this superb Cornish classic.
St Georges Dragons Blood 4.8% Chocolate and crystal malt combined to give a ruby red coloured beer with a hint of chocolate.
Stratford on Avon Stratford Gold 3.8% Medium Bodied Golden ale with a fine malty flavour with a light hint of citrus fruits.
Stratford on Avon Mosaic 4.2% Medium bodied blonde beer with a heavy flavour of grapefruit.
Summerskills Tamar Bitter 4.3% Golden amber with a herbal hop aroma, toasted malt and fruit flavours and a  classic bitter finish.
Teignworthy Strawberries and Cream 4.6% This ale has a smooth and creamy finish – an ideal pint while enjoying the tennis season!!!
Teme Valley Gargayle 3.9% Light and golden, brewed using UK cascade hops.
Timothy Taylor Landlord 4.3% Strong classic ale with a golden amber colour, a scent of caramel, light fruits & roasted malt hints.
Timothy Taylor Knowle Spring Blonde 4.2% Floral & grapefruit aromas, spiced orange taste, aromatic citrus hop flavours to finish.
Tomos Watkin Tomos Watkin IPA 4.8% Golden, full-bodied with a floral bitter taste & aromas of peaches, mandarins and apricots.
Torrside Mam Tor 4.0% An American pale ale.  Refreshing, citrus session ale.
Tring Side Pocket for  Toad 3.6% Unmistakable citrus and floral notes balanced with a crisp dry finish.
Triple FFF Alton’s Pride 3.8% Initially malty then tangerine fruit and resinous hop build to a quenching bitter finish.
Turpin Golden Citrus 4.2% Award winning golden ale with a powerful citrus flavour.
Turpin Masquerade 5.2% A darker beer with a combination of Polish and American hops.
Twisted Gaucho 4.6% Ruby bitter, aroma is of soft fruits & coffee, a hint of chocolate & a long finish on the palate.
Two Cocks Roundhead 4.2% A blend of cascade and first gold hops give this beer its characteristic complex hoppiness.
Uley Uley Bitter 4.0% A copper coloured beer with hops and fruit in the aroma, and a malty, fruity taste.
Wadworth 6X 4.1% Mid-brown in colour, malty and fruity on the nose with a balancing hoppy note
Wadworth Swordfish 5.0%  A unique blend of Wadworth beer and Pusser’s Navy Rum.
Warwickshire Yer Bard 4.3% A rich copper ale, aromas of toffee & fudge malts with raspberry & nuttiness.
Watermill Inn Collie Wobbles 3.7% A pale gold bitter with a slight citrus taste.
Wessex Warrior 4.5% No tasting notes available – please make up your own.
White Horse White Horse Bitter 3.7% This golden bitter balances locally grown Challenger Hops with Yorkshire’s malt.
Wickwar Sundowner 3.8% Artisan ale with a hint of melon and strawberries.
Windsor and Eton Corker 4.0% A light coloured ale with lovely floral, soft fruit and citrus aroma.
Wooden Hand Dab Hand 4.5% IPA featuring a honey aroma with a hint of fruit and an elegant and dry finish.
Wye Valley The Hopfather 3.9% A smooth-bodied ale that’s to die for!
Wye Valley Samba Ale 4.4% A refreshing and vibrant beer that’s sure to brighten up even the most British of summers.
XT XT 3 West Coast IPA 4.2% Crisp, clean and refreshing with a lasting hoppy bite.
York Blonde 3.9% Creamy, fruity and incredibly refreshing.
Yubberton Yubby 3.8% Strong caramel malty notes carry through to a fruity hop character & a pleasant bitter finish.
Westons Old Rosie 7.3% Cloudy, medium-bodied fruity cider, aroma of wild berry-fruits, honey & vintage cider-barrels.
Westons Rosie Pig 4.8% Cloudy cider with a fresh apple flavour with hints of citrus and spice.
Cotswold Brewing Co Cotswold Lager 3.8% Refreshing, crisp & zesty to taste with citrus, floral & pine aromas.