BEERS AND CIDERS 2017

Our theme this year is

Nature and Wildlife

 All beers and ciders are subject to availability and may change by the festival date.

 ALES
 


3.6%   Side
Pocket for a Toad 
 Tring Brewery  Unmistakable citrus and floral notes from only the best American Cascade hops balanced with a crisp dry finish make this straw coloured ale a fantastic session beer.

 
3.7%

 Wolf
in Sheeps Clothing
Wolf Brewery  This traditional Norfolk mild has a malty aroma with fruity undertones. Lightly hopped with Fuggles and Goldings this beer has a long clean finish. 
  3.8%  Rare Breed
Butcombe
Using the finest Maris Otter malting barley and aromatic Fuggles hops, delicious, fruity Cascade and Amarillo hops and, of course, purest Mendip Spring Water, Rare Breed is a distinctive, clean tasting pale ale
with a smooth, citrus twist.
  3.8% Fallen Tree
Twisted Oak
 
Clean tasting with light fruit notes and a notably bitter finish. An amber session ale.
  3.8%  Isle Ale Isle of Avalon, Somerset  A traditional, mid-brown, easy drinking bitter

   3.8% Wagtail Allendale Brewery
A floral aroma, hints of Seville orange and spiced dried fruit, with biscuit and toffee notes.

3.8%  White
Lion
Bobs Brewery
 A very pale, lager style beer using Cascade and Chinook hops.
   3.8%  Mane Event
New Lion Brewery
Made with a complex 7-malt grist which imparts a warm golden brown colour, this beer utilises U.S. hops to create a balanced and highly drinkable modern session bitter.
   4.0%  Hen Harrier Bowland Brewery
Soft citrus and peach flavours intertwined in this golden ale. A stunningly refreshing beer filled with soft citrus and peach flavours.
   4.0% Partridge
Dark Star Brewery
A Best Bitter brewed in a traditional Sussex style using Maris Otter, Crystal and Chocolate malts with East Kent Golding hops. Typical of Dark Star ales, the Best Bitter relies on the heavy handed addition of aromatic hops late in the boil.
   3.9%  Avocet Ale Exeter Brewery With its pale blonde colour this is a modern-style distinctly flavoured ale.
   4.0%  Deer Stalker
Ramsbury Amber in colour and with a pleasing hoppy aroma.
   4.1% Nice
weather 4 Ducks
Dancing Duck Brewery
Copper coloured fruity summer ale packed full of flavour. Blackberry, strawberry and floral rose notes in perfect balance with just the right amount of malt character. A refreshing summer thirst quencher,
   4.2% Pheasant Plucker
Fuzzy Duck Brewery
Amber beer with a slightly spicy taste and a citrus finish from the late addition of Cascade hops.
   4.2% Horny Goat
Bragdy Twt Lol
A golden malty ale brewed with United States and New Zealand hops, also using a hint of Horny Goat Weed, a herb used for thousands of years in traditional Chinese medicine.
   4.2% Yellow Hammer
Hanlons Brewery
This golden, zesty beer is laden with bittersweet flavours, from Admiral and late hopped with First Gold and Cascade. It is aromatic with pineapple and banana fruitiness with a delicate hoppy finish from dry hopping with First Gold.
   4.3% Jackdaw Porter
Flying Monk Brewery
With a subtle bitter sweet aftertaste this is a stunning 4.3% rich, dark Porter
   4.3% Gun Dog
Teignworthy Brewery
A light bronze coloured ale, full of Golding Hops, which gives it a flower/fruity aromatic finish.
   4.3% Red Kite
Vale Brewery
Deep red in colour, reminiscent of its avian namesake, with big malt flavours and a strong hop finish.
   4.0% Box O' Frogs  Tanners, Somerset   Hop rich American Style Pale Ale
  4.4%  Tuckers Nuts Red Kite Brewing Brewed with Amber & Cara malts to give it a rich colour and nutty flavours. Complimented with UK Archer hops to provide a traditional assertive British bitterness.
   4.5%  Rucking Mole
Moles Brewery
 A chestnut coloured premium ale, brewed with the traditional English malt, Fuggles and Goldings variety hops. Fruity and malty, with a smooth bitter finish.
   4.5% Golden Goose
Goose Eye Brewery Self-descriptive in colour, with an incredibly smooth finish and wonderful hop aromas.
   4.5% White Hind
Quantock Brewery
A full flavoured and hoppy best bitter, brewed with Sovenian and American hops.
   4.5% Jaguar Kelburn Brewery
A golden, full bodied ale with undertones of grapefruit and a long lasting citrus, hoppy aftertaste. This beer has bite!
   4.6% Dark
side of the Moose
Purple
Moose Brewery
 A delicious dark ale with a deep malt flavour from roasted barley and a fruity bitterness from Bramling Cross hops.
 
 4.6% Hop hound animal
Animal Brewing Co

 
Single Hop Pale. A pale malt base gives the hop variety to shine forward. The latest outing for the hound is the wonderful English hop: Goldings
   4.2%  Stumble Bee South Hams Brewery  A hoppy beer with a little sting in the tail brewed using Maris Otter Malt with a touch of local golden honey courtesy of our Stumble friend.
   4.8% Great Bustard
Stonehenge Ales
A dark amber coloured beer with a deep red hue traditionally brewed using only the finest quality of Stonehenge Spring water, barley, rye, crystal and wheat malts, whole hops and the brewery's own top-fermenting yeast.
   5.0% Moose River
Great Western Brewery
Golden in colour, First impressions are Crisp grapefruit with undertones of caramel. The nose is a lemon-sweet mix that works well to entice another sip! A delicious full bodied American Pale Ale much accredited to the 5% ABV but mostly due to the amount of hops added to the boiling process
   5.0% Osprey Cotleigh Brewery
Rich in flavour, this strong ale is described as a 'strong golden coloured bitter which is clean and refreshing with a generous, well hopped bitterness'
   5.2% Laughing Frog
1648 Brewery
A full malty flavour lightly hopped with the aroma of French hedgerows.
   5.8% Otter Head
Otter Brewery
A distinctive barley wine old ale character. It has a malt, fruit sweet flavour which gives way to a long bittersweet aftertaste
 CIDERS
   
5.0%
 
Stan’s Big Apple
 
Thatchers
Crafted from vintage bittersweet apples including Tremlett’s, Dabinett and Somerset Redstreak. Stan’s Big Apple is a traditional cider full of flavour and big
on personality. Medium dry, this still cider bursts with apple flavours.
   6.0% Stan's Cheddar Valley
Thatchers
With its distinctive orange hues, this smooth, robust, naturally cloudy cider is a Somerset tradition. For those who like oak-aged cider medium dry, our cidermakers choose apples including Tremlett’s Bitter for its tannins, while Dabinett brings a rich, full body.
   6.0%  Stan's Trad
Thatchers
Stan’s Trad is Stan Thatcher’s traditional cider. Mellow from the time it spends in our oak vats, naturally hazy from the bittersweet apples carefully chosen for the blend, and full on flavour.
   6.0% Apple Jack
Original Somerset Cider
A golden cider, with a dry apple taste
   6.0% Legbender
 Rich's Cider
Traditionally produced with a blend of cider apples grown in Somerset. It’s a full flavoured crisp, clear still cider, making it easy to drink, but beware can make you go weak at the knees!
   6.0% Dabinet  Ganley & Nash  This single variety cider has been crafted by using one of the finest cider apples from Somerset. The Dabinett apple has a very distinct flavour. It’s a full-flavoured, medium cider that balances well sweetness, acidity and tannins.
   7.5% Darkcider
Lilley's Cider
This mysterious cider has a completely unique character. Dark in colour it has woody and caramel notes and has been carefully crafted to appeal especially to ale drinkers
   7.5% Black Rat Perry
Mole's Cider
A true pear aroma; starts with a medium sweet taste and is followed by a dry finish!