Tag Archives: Malty

Auburn Copper Ale

Begins with a strong head and an even stronger nutty aroma that forewarns the drinker they’re in for a real pint. A bitterness that provides a kick and a manly maltyness provides a strong pint.  Perhaps the most surprising thing i...

Scarecrow

A Scarecrow ale review seems somewhat tempestive paired with this spooky time of the year. Let me elucidate, there is something quite eerie about a haystack on a quest to find a brain. Thanks L. Frank Baum, creator of irrational f...

Old Thumper

Brewed in 1979, winning CAMRA’s Champion Beer of Britain in 1988, this beer certainly deserves its name. A firm favourite among many and Ringwood’s earliest brew I’m on the hunt to see if this Old Thumber is more...

Cumberland Ale

A Little Information Brewed by Jennings Brewery, which was established in 1828 in the village of Lorton, between Keswick and Cockermouth and er… situated west of Big Wood (come on guys, let’s not be immature…). Cumberland is...

King Goblin

Quick Overview Wychwood’s King Goblin Special Reserve is a brilliant pint. It is smooth, the chocolate and crystal malts offer a solid backbone and the four varieties of hops dance across your mouth. It does pour a little th...

Fortyniner

Quick Overview Brewed at 4.9% it is a bitter with a backbone. Golden brown in colour (texture not quite like sun) it provides a hoppy scent with bittersweet and malty flavours which linger with citrus and fruits. Traditional and s...

Poacher’s Choice

Quick Overview An ale that bursts of sweet spiciness, creating an instantly recognisable flavour. It sports a deeply dark ruby appearance and carries a potent fruity aroma with tones of liquorice. Incredibly sweet and fruity with ...

Blunderbuss

Quick Overview A well balanced seasonal ale with deep red autumnal colours. It provides a spicy and fruity aroma, with a taste of red berries and elderflower to match. Light and easy to drink, it goes down smooth leaving a long la...

Old Bob

Quick Overview A filling, strong, bitter ale. Deep copper in colour and strong in flavour. The spice mix is warming and coats your tongue, waving in layers of bitterness that build to a delectable crescendo. It’s a fairly ru...