2011 Festival Beers

1AbbeydaleCow Polish5.0%A pale IPA. Hoppy and delicious.Yorkshire
2AdnamsRegatta4.3%Light and crisp with a lovely biscuit backbone. A delicate
palate with hints of lemon.
3AlcazarSheriffs Gold3.6%Easy drinking pale ale with a light hop flavour.Nottinghamshire
4Arbor AlesArtisan4.8%Hoppy bitter. Brewed with American hops. A malty best bitter
with citrus flavours
6Atomic BreweryTBCTBCTBCWarwickshire
7Backyard BrewhouseThe Hoard3.9%Golden, hoppy, crisp and dry.West Midlands
8BadgerFirkin Fox4.3%Bronze coloured seasonal ale with a fruity/hoppy aroma.Dorset
9BallardsMidhurst Mild3.4%Traditional mahogany brown, mild, smokey, roasted nutty aroma
with sweet molasses and dark chocolate flavours.
10Banks & TaylorDunstable Giant4.4%Brewed using pearl pale malt, wheat malt, dark crystal malt,
roast barley and Golding hops.
11BatemanTriple XB4.8%Superb Classic Bitter with a complex palate of robust hop
flavour balanced by malt.
12BathamBottled BeerTBCTBCStaffordshire
15BrainsReverend James4.5%Full bodied and warming.Glamorgan
16Braydon AlesYer Tiz4.1%Here is it – a triple hopped, well balanced bitter!Wiltshire
18Brough’sBrough’s Blonde4.2%A light blonde beer with a crisp aftertasteShropshire
19BroughtonClipper IPA4.2%A light coloured, crisp tasting well hopped ale bearing all
the hall marks of the “Indian Pale Ales”
20Burton BridgeTBCTBCTBCStaffordshire
21ButcombeButcombe Blonde4.3%A clean-tasting, refreshing, easy to drink premium beer. Light
and fruity with a medium bitter finish.
22Cannon RoyallTBCTBCTBCWorcestershire
23Carlsberg – TetleyTBCTBCTBCSouth Wales
24Clark’sClassic Blonde3.9%Very fruity pale straw-coloured beer. Light to drink with a
spicy finish.
25CoorsDoom BarTBCTBCStaffordshire
26CoorsHancocks HBTBCTBCStaffordshire
27CoorsWhite ShieldTBCTBCStaffordshire
28CotleighCommando Hoofing4.0%An explosion of flavours originating from cascade and Styrian
hops. A refreshing pale golden beer with a fruit filled finish.
29CotleighTawny Owl3.8%A West Country classic, well balanced light copper coloured
bitter brewed using local malted barley and English whole hops. A subtle
hop palate which blends with the sweetness of the malt, to give a
beautiful and balanced bitter.
30Cotswold Brewing CoCotswold Lager4.0%Light and refreshing with hints of tropical fruit and
31Cotswold SpringApricot Harvest4.7%A light amber ale, flavoured with Amarillo hops and fresh
32CumbriaLoweswater GoldTBCTBCCumbria
33Dark StarHop Head3.8%Clean drinking pale golden ale with a strong floral aroma and
elderflower notes.
34DarwinTBCTBCTBCTyne & Wear
35DonningtonBest Bitter3.5%Light, malty and delicious, from Hooky’s only real rivalGloucestershire
36DonningtonS B A4.0%A malty bitter from Britain’s most picturesque breweryGloucestershire
38EnvilleGinger Beer4.6%Produced using root extract ginger this ingeniously created
ginger beer has a flavour which is not overpowering and is very
West Midlands
39EverardsTiger Best4.2%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.
40FelinfoelCeltic Pride5.0%An amber gold ale with a powerful malty taste and an aroma of
spicy fruits, dark berries, cherry, apple and some raspberry.
42Frog IslandBest Bitter3.8%Pale golden session beer. A malty aroma with a touch of
43Fuller’sSummer Ale3.9%Refreshing, light cool golden beer with crisp malts and Czech
44Goff’sSummer KnightTBCTBCGloucestershire
46Greene KingSundance4.1%Celebrate the summer with this fine ale brewed using pale
malts and Fuggles hops to create a light, refreshing ale with floral and
fruity aromas.
48HarveysBest Bitter4.0%A full, well-hopped bitter with a reputation that exceeds the
borders of its native and adjoining counties.
49HarveysOlympia Golden Ale4.2%A cool golden summer ale.Sussex
50Hogs BackT.E.A.4.2%A pale malty bitter. A well crafted bitter sweet beer with a
long dry finish.
51Holden’sSummat ElseTBCCiderWest Midlands
52HoltHumdinger4.0%‘Golden Brown in colour. Brewed with a combination of English
malt, Mexican Aroma Honey and Citrus Flavoured hops. Winner of the Tesco
Beer Challenge.
Greater Manchester
53Hook NortonOld Hooky4.6%A beautifully balanced beer, fruity by nature, with a well-
rounded body and the suggestive echo of Crystal Malt.
54Hook NortonDouble Stout4.8%Smooth and full-bodied with a refreshing hoppy aftertaste. A
blend of dark malts give it a character all of it’s own. Black malt
enriches the colour and teases the palate, and brown malt gives it the
55Hook NortonHaymaker5.0%A strong pale ale of distinctive taste. Plenty of Goldings
hops during the brewing give it a certain something extra – like
sunshine dancing on the tongue
56Hook NortonHooky Bitter3.6%Subtly balanced golden bitter, hoppy to the nose, malty on the
palate – a classic session beer.
57Hook NortonHooky Dark3.2%A dark chestnut – coloured ale, crammed full of roast malt
flavours, and complimented with superb dry-hop aromas from East Kent
58Hook NortonSummer Haze4.5%The first wheat beer from Hook Norton. Light, fruity, highly
effervescent and refreshing, an ideal drink for a summer’s day.
59Hook NortonHooky Gold4.1%A pale, crisp beer; the Maris Otter malt gives it a bold,
clear, confidence, while the traditional English Fuggles and Goldings
and American Willamette hops give it the best of the old and the new
61JenningsCumberland Ale4.0%A superb golden coloured, full flavoured ale with a delicate
hop character
62KingstoneClassic4.5%Distinctive hoppy, dry ale with a floral nose and a smooth
well balanced finish.
63LeesBitter4.0%A copper coloured beer with a malty, hoppy aroma. You are left
with a distinctive malty aftertaste. One pint is never enough!
Greater Manchester
64LoddonFerryman’s Gold4.4%Brewed using Slovenian hops which impart a zesty lime flavour.Oxfordshire
65Marston’sPedigree4.5%A superb golden coloured, full flavoured ale brewed with
English Pale Ale malt and using only the finest English aromatic hops.
66NethergateLemon Head4.0%Hints of lemon and ginger.Suffolk
67Nomad Beer CoTBCTBCTBC
68North CotswoldShag Weaver4.5%Light coloured cask conditioned lager style brewed with New
Zealand Hops
69North CotswoldBumble Beer4.5%Pale, balanced wheat beer, local honey and a touch of vanilla.Warwickshire
70OakhamJ.H.B.3.8%Dry hoppy finish with soft fruit flavours.Cambridgeshire
71Old SwanEntire4.4%TBCWest Midlands
72OtterOtter Ale4.5%A pale brown, well balanced beer, with a predominant hop and
malty taste and aftertaste.
73OtterOtter Amber4.0%An amber coloured beer with a complex and spicy aroma. The
soft fruity taste has some bitterness from the carefully chosen hops.
74Oxfordshire AlesMarshmellow4.7%A classic, strong beer with generous warming flavour. The
taste is deliciously fruity and malty with a lingering bitter
75Oxfordshire AlesPride of Oxford4.2%A traditional English Ale, brewed for a contemporary real ale
experience. Easy drinking, fruity and vibrant Pride of Oxford is
refreshing and thirst quenching. Perfect for any social occasion
77PottonVillage Bike4.3%Auburn in colour with a complex hop character.Bedfordshire
78Purity Brewing CoPure Gold3.8%A refreshing golden ale. An easy drinking beer with a lovely
dry and bitter finish.
79R C HHewish Mild3.8%A lighty, hopped bitter with a subtle sweetness and fruitful
taste. Floral, citrus hop aroma all of which lasts well to the finish.
80Severn ValeDance4.5%A deep golden ale with luscious fruity hops leading to a
subtle citrus-orange finish.
81SharpsHoney Gold4.2%a delicious golden beer brewed with five varieties of hops,
honey and subtle spices (including ginger grown at Eden Project), giving
a delicately spicy, citrus bittersweet flavour designed to quench the
thirst during the warm summer months.
82Shepherd NeameSpitfire 34.5%Born to commemorate battle of Britain, and may yet win it.
Dry, distinctive…
83Shepherd NeameSpitfire 44.5%Born to commemorate battle of Britain, and may yet win it.
Dry, distinctive…
84Shepherd NeameSpitfire4.5%Born to commemorate battle of Britain, and may yet win it.
Dry, distinctive…
85Shepherd NeameSpitfire 24.5%Born to commemorate battle of Britain, and may yet win it.
Dry, distinctive…
86SkinnersBetty Stogs4.0%A pale mid-strength bitter with hoppy overtones.Cornwall
87SlaughterhouseSaddleback3.8%An amber colour conversational bitter with a distinctive
Challenger hop flavour.
88St AustellTribute4.2%Hoppy flavour and fresh citrus nose are good enough to rival
any fine white wine.
89St GeorgesLazy Days4.1%Straw coloured beer with a marked fruity taste to start and a
bitter edge to finish.
90St PetersOrganic Best Bitter4.5%Clean, crisp lightly carbonated traditional English ale with a
full citrus hop aftertaste.
92TeignworthyGun Dog4.3%A light bronze ale full of golding hops which gives it a
flowery, fruity, aromatic finish.
93The Merrie BrewerTBCTBCTBC
94Three CastlesTBCTBCTBCWiltshire
95Timothy TaylorLandlord4.3%Often regarded as one of the best ales in the country, fruity,
almost “lemony” bitter. Madonna’s favourite beer!
96Timothy TaylorLandlord 24.3%Often regarded as one of the best ales in the country, fruity,
almost “lemony” bitter. Madonna’s favourite beer!
97TringSide Pocket for a Toad3.6%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.
98Triple F F FDazed and Confused4.6%A genuine Hampshire pale ale, refreshing and moderatelyHampshire
99WarwickshireMarket Ale4.9%An assertive golden brown beer characterised by a long lasting
slightly resiny bitterness. The finish is fruity and warming with hints
of spice and orange.
100Watermill InnCollie Wobbles3.7%A pale gold bitter with a slight citrus taste. A good hop and
malt balance gives way to a thirst quenching dry finish.
101WellsLondon Gold4.5%A golden beer with a refreshing taste.Bedfordshire
102WentworthPale Ale4.0%Golden, hoppy and very astringent.South Yorkshire
103Weston’s CiderOld Rosie7.3%Allowed to settle out naturally after fermentation resulting
in a truly old fashioned, full flavoured, appley, cloudy scrumpy with a
well-balanced, medium dry character.
104Weston’s CiderPerry4.5%Light and fruity with a well-balanced sweetness. A perfect
drink for all occasions.
105White HorseWild Horse Bitter3.7%75Using only the finest ingredients this golden bitter balances
locally grown Challenge Hops with Yorkshires malt, to offer the
discerning drinker a beer that will stop any horse in its tracks.
107WickwarSunny Daze4.2%Golden in colour, this beer has an unforgettable flavour of
fruit and malt, with a good hop aroma. Very refreshing, leaving you with
a long lasting hop finish.
108WoodShropshire Lad4.5%A strong well rounded bitter drawing from a fine blend of
selected English malted barley, traditional English Fuggles and Golding
109WoodfordeWherry3.8%Fresh and zesty with crisp floral flavours. A background of
sweet malt and a hoppy ‘grapefruit’ bitter finish characterises this
champion bitter.
110WychwoodHobgoblin4.5%Powerful, red, roasted malt brew. Hang on to your hats with
this one!
111Wye ValleyBitter3.7%A delicate hoppy aroma leading to a full malty flavour ending
in a crisp, clean bitter finish.
112Wyre PiddleTBCTBCTBCWorcestershire