Trumanís No. 8

Brewed by Trumanís
Hackney Wick, England
3.5% Bitter | 1 Rating | Winter Seasonal |
Cask; Seasonal - Six nations ruby competotion.
Brewed at Nethergate until the opening of the Trumanís brewery in Summer 2013.

To celebrate the start of the Six Nations, we are releasing our first seasonal ale of 2012 Ė Trumanís No.8.
No.8 is a superbly drinkable ale Ė full of flavour (think a little fruity, with a dash of hoppy zing) Ė that weighs in at just 3.5% abv. Perfect, then, for those long afternoons spent watching the rugby Ė or doing anything else, for that matter. (For those of a technical persuasion, the hops are Cascade and Challenger, with both white and crystal malts used in the brew.) In typical Trumanís style, itís a beer that you are going to want to drink and drinkÖ and drink.

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