2003 Festival Beers


1AdnamsBroadside4.7%Two malts (Maris Otter Pale and Caramel) and two hops (Goldings and Fuggles), quite a lot of alcohol!Suffolk
2ArundelGauntlet3.5%A light refreshing session beer, with a pleasant bitter finishWest Sussex
3BallardsDuadekademon5.5%Tawny golden beer has a rich and delicious complexity of aromas and flavoursHampshire
4BatemanX B3.7%Hoppy & fruity bitterLincolnshire
5Belhaven60 Shilling2.9%A dark ale but light in alcohol delivering an unexpected burst of flavourScotland
6BrainsReverend James4.5%Ruby-ish colour. Easy drinking, full bodied.South Glamorgan
7BroughtonGreen Mantle I P A4.2%A dark copper coloured ale with bitter sweet flavour reminiscent of gooseberriesScotland
8Burton BridgeBridge Bitter4.2%Amber, refreshing & cleanStaffordshire
9BurtonwoodCask Bitter3.7%A beer with a rich, smooth, malty flavour that is complemented by a fragrant dry hop aroma.Cheshire
10BurtonwoodTop Hat4.8%Deceptively light, sweet, soft and slightly nutty flavourCheshire
11ButcombeBitter4.0%Clean tasting and refreshingly dryAvon
12ButtsJester3.5%A light fruity session beerBerkshire
13Cains2008 Ale25.0%A refreshing pale coloured bitter with a citrus hop character. Subtle hints of malt and fruit .Merseyside
14Cannon RoyallFruitiers Mild3.7%Rich roast flavours – more stout than a mildHereford & Worcs
15Carlsberg – TetleyDraught Burton Ale4.8%the classic Burton Union brewed ale is now brewed in Leeds we believe!
16Carlsberg – TetleyTetley Imperial4.3%Brewed in Leeds for generations. The use of three yeasts creates a balanced beer with a complex bouquet of flavours
17Carlsberg – TetleyTetley Bitter3.7%Brewed in traditional Yorkshire squares, giving a full-bodied roasted malt flavour, with just a hint of caramel. The smooth hop character and bitterness is derived from English hops
18CotleighBlue Jay4.2%Golden best ale made from hops grown in the USA. Has clean, spicy finish.Somerset
19DoghouseWet Nose3.8%A light golden session bitterCornwall
20DonningtonX X X3.6%Rare and flavoursome mild from the most beautiful brewery in the world.Gloucestershire
21DonningtonS B A4.0%A malty bitter from Britain’s most picturesque breweryGloucestershire
22DonningtonBest Bitter3.5%Light, malty and delicious, from Hooky’s only real rivalGloucestershire
23ElgoodBlack Dog Mild3.6%A traditional dark mild with malt and hops well balanced, with roasted, bitter flavoursCambridgeshire
24EverardsSunchaser4.0%A thirst quenching brew, produced using lager malt, and Hallertau lager hops. Saaz premium dry hops are added to give a mixture of sweetness and spice.Leicestershire
25Fuller’sLondon Pride4.1%Wonderful strong flavoured ale, malty, rich and bitter.London
26GalesG B4.0%A dry, bitter beer with a long hoppy aftertasteHampshire
27Goff’sWhite Knight34.7%A well-hopped bitter with a light colour and full-bodied tasteGloucestershire
28Hobdens WessexGolden Delirious4.5%A full flavoured golden summer aleWiltshire
29Hogs BackT.E.A4.2%Tawny Brown, MaltySurrey
30Hook NortonSilent Thunder24.5%Brewed to celebrate the 10th Hook Norton festival, this is a robust dark, full bodied beer, full of fruit aromas, nicely balanced with a hearty compliment of dry hop. A classic from the past.Oxfordshire
31Hook NortonGeneration4.0%Dry, tasty, addictiveOxfordshire
32Hook NortonTwelve Days5.5%Dark Strong Sweet, Hooky’s Xmas ale. ABV “for guidance only”.Oxfordshire
33Hook NortonDouble Stout4.8%Proof that the Irish don’t have a monopoly; nothing like GuinnessOxfordshire
34Hook NortonHaymaker5.0%Flower, fruity and packs the punch its name promisesOxfordshire
35Hook NortonBest Mild3.0%Like it used to be, dark, tasty, surprisingly excellent chilled summer drinkOxfordshire
36Hook NortonOld Hooky4.6%Subtly sweet old-fashioned autumnal aleOxfordshire
37Hook NortonBest Bitter3.4%The Best BitterOxfordshire
38LeesBitter4.0%A full bodied and full flavoured bitterManchester
39Malvern HillsBlack Pear4.4%A golden coloured ale with a hoppy taste and bitter finish
40OakhamJ H B3.8%Champion Beer of Britain in 2001Cambs
41Old CannonGunner’s Daughter5.5%Well balanced strong ale with a complexity of hop fruit sweetness and bitternessSuffolk
42PottonShannon I P A3.6%Named after a narrow guage locoBedfordshire
43Robinson’sNorthern Glory4.4%Light oak in colour with a rich array of sweet, malt and hoppy flavours with a crisp dry roasted finishCheshire
44SalopianShropshire Gold3.8%CIBA West Region Supreme Champion. Light gold with plenty of body, a malty flavour and well balanced.Shropshire
45ShardlowReverend Eaton’s Ale4.5%A smooth, premium, medium bitter full of malt and hop flavours with a sweet aftertaste.Leicestershire
46Shepherd NeameGoldings4.7%Light malty flavours and smoothness provide a refreshing Summer ale with notes of new-mown grass, hoppy and fruity!Kent
47SkinnersCornish Knocker Ale4.5%Golden ale with a fragrant, almost flowery nose…Cornwall
48SmilesI P A4.5%A pale light ale designed to slake the summer thirst. Subtle bitterness and clean malt palateAvon
49St AustellTribute4.2%Hoppy flavour and fresh citrus nose are good enough to rival any fine white wine.Cornwall
50St GeorgesWar Drum4.1%Pale ale with quite a lot of maltiness and a nice hoppy finish.Worcerstershire
51St PetersStrong Ale5.1%A fine example of a traditional English strong aleSuffolk
52SussexEclipse4.6%“A little blonde number!”Sussex
53SussexBrothers Best3.9%Handmade ale from a small, but perfectly formed brewery.Sussex
54SussexPett Progress4.6%A full-bodied best bitter with a good balance of malt & hopsSussex
55TaylorLandlord4.3%Often regarded as one of the best ales in the country, fruity, almost “lemony” bitter. Madonna’s favourite beer!West Yorkshire
56TeignworthyBeachcomber4.5%A smooth golden brew with a light refreshing citrusy flavour.Devon
57ThwaitesThoroughbred4.0%Full flavoured bitter, and a firm favourite in these parts.Lancashire
58ThwaitesLancaster Bomber24.4%This rich amber beer has a prominent hop aroma and bitterness throughout. Finely balanced with a full malt flavour.Lancashire
59TitanicPremium4.1%pale brown/gold beer with a strong fruit and hop aroma. The taste is bitter and very hoppy, bitter hops in the aftertasteStaffordshire
60TringJack O’ Legs4.2%A copper coloured premium ale with a distinctive bitter flavourHerts
61UleyOld Spot Prize Ale5.0%Fruity reddish coloured ale, strong balanced aftertaste of hops and bitternessGloucestershire
62WellsBombardier4.3%good, old-fashioned ale to chew onBedfordshire
63Weston’s CiderOld Rosie7.3%A traditional Scrumpy, naturally cloudy, not too sweet. Named after Weston’s 1921 Aveling Porter Steam EngineHerefordshire
64WickwarCotswold Way4.5%Beer of Goucestershire Class Winner 2002 and 2003! Dark amber, pleasant aroma of pale malt hop and fruit, good bitterness with some sweetness and a good hop finishGloucestershire
65WizardDruids Fluid4.0%Dark reddish brown beer with lasting white head. Sweet malty flavour with biscuit and nut notes.Warwicksire
66WizardOne For The Toad3.8%From the Norman Knight, Whichford. Light golden beer with fluffy white head. Big hoppy citrus grapefruity notes, a clean and astringent flavour with gentle malt balance.Warwicksire
67WolfLupine4.5%wonderful deep, rich chestnut coloured beer, full bodiedNorfolk
68WoodShropshire Lad4.4%A strong well-rounded bitter drawing flavour from a find blend of selected English malted barley, traditional English fuggles and Goldings hops.Shropshire
69Worthington17444.4%Named after the year the brewery started. Coors flagship real ale.
70WychwoodFiddlers Elbow5.2%Powerful Amber AleOxfordshire
71Wye ValleyDorothy Goodbody4.2%This golden ale compliments the warm days of summer with its floral hoppy flavour.Herefordshire
72Young’sBitter23.7%Light, well balanced with hoppy aftertasteLondon
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