“3* Award winning, strong bottle conditioned barley wine described as heavenly nectar!”
A golden chestnut ale with citrus fruits, juicy malt and spicy hops. A unique style of beer with ‘hop wine’ overtones.
Brewed with 100% pale Maris Otter malt and large quantities of Fuggles & Goldings for aroma. Brewed in the style of a very strong India Pale Ale.
The only beer to feature in the “Top 50 Winners” of Great Taste 2017. Read more here.
Beer of the Month from renowned beer writer, Roger Protz in August 2017
As recommended by – The Independent Newspaper – 10 Best Autumn Beers 2013 – by Kate Hilpern
|Style:||Barley Wine – Vegan|
|Description:||golden amber, floral, rounded malt, smooth|
|Alcohol by Volume:||8.5%|
|European Bitterness Units:||32|
|Colour:||Deep Amber, burnished bronze|
|Hops:||Challenger, Fuggles and Goldings|
|Food Matching:||Red meat, stews, strong cheeses|
|Cellar Conditions:||Store cool and dark. Can be laid down and aged for several years – produces marmalade and Madeira wine notes after a decade. Bottle-conditioned at the brewery, unfiltered and pasteurised|
Contains barley, wheat (gluten)
Bottle conditioned at the brewery, unfiltered and unpasteurised
Slightly pear-droppy aromas on the nose are followed by a rich, honeyed, brandy-like flavour, again with hints of pear-drop sweetness and warming spice.
Great Taste Award judges 2017