Brewed using a single hop variety, which changes every month or so, our Single Hop range has gained a bit of a following. We add plenty of crystal malt and a small amount of chocolate malt to a hot mash to give a full bodied copper coloured base with a slight roast malt flavour. Several generous hop additions during the boil create a beer that allows the character of each hop variety to shine through.
(July—August : Aurora)
downender (5191) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 19, 2008
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask-conditioned at the Inn on the Green, Bristol 18/7/08. Copper coloured with a decent off-white head. Aroma was dominated by smokey malt, more ash-like than roasted, with some accompanying red fruit. Flavour started sweet, with some more ash and a long, dry finish. Unusual.
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