Castle Rock Comma

Brewed by Castle Rock
Nottingham, England
3.7% · Golden Ale/Blond Ale · 1 Rating · Special Release ·
Cask; Special - July 2011 (Wildlife series).
Light, fresh & delicately hopped ale.
Comma is the latest ‘Natural Selection’ beer, brewed to highlight the work of Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. The name – Comma was selected out of more than 100 suggestions as the charity wished to raise awareness of the need to conserve habitat for butterflies including the comma. The comma is member of the nymphalidae family which contains some of the most colourful butterflies that visit our gardens. Others in this group include the small tortoiseshell, peacock and the red admiral – the species chosen as the 1st ever Castle Rock beer brewed in support of the Wildlife Trust back in 2001.

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Aroma is one of beer's most complex features. Aroma is propelled by lively CO2 and dampened by pillowy heads - especially nitrogen foam.

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Hops
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