A deceptively easy drinking IPA style special bitter, with a lingering dry hoppy finish. Using the same blend of Maris Otter, Crystal and Wheat malts found in our session bitter, Hornbeam is brewed to a much higher original gravity. This is balanced by a liberal addition of Northdown hops at the start of the boil, with two further additions of Challenger hops to leave a slightly fruity aftertaste.
downender (6880) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 6, 2007
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Gravity dispense at the Miners’ Arms Summer Beer Festival, St Werburgh’s Bristol 6/8/07. Amber coloured with a minimal head. Aroma was of red fruit with some grassy hops. Flavour started with some fruity malt before a bitter finish kicked in. Ok.
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