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Westerham Finchcocks Original


Brewed by Westerham
Edenbridge, England
Style: Bitter | Ratings: 33 | Alcohol: 3.5%
Cask; Status uncertain.
We have launched a new session bitter, Finchcocks Original, using hops from the Finchcocks hop garden in Goudhurst, Kent. Bill Calcutt is a fourth generation hop grower who has recently bucked the trend of closing hop gardens. He has tied up Ian Ibbotson of Lupofresh in Yalding, Kent to replant Finchcocks with the wonderful aroma hops that real breweries like Westerham demand. Bill's top quality WGV and Early choice hops give a wonderful citrusy and earthy tang to this fully flavoured bitter.

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