Cask; Status uncertain.
You may well have never heard of a Dinner Ale. They are, after all, extinct. So what were they? Well the clue is in the name. They were lowish gravity beers designed to be drunk around the domestic table during the family meal. This recipe comes from the original Camden Brewery, and dates from 1923.
With a dash of brown malt in the grist there is a hint of astringency on the finish of this quaffable ale that helps it drink heavier than it’s modest 3.5%. It’s perfectly suited to washing down hearty English nosh.
Alcohol Content: 3.5%