Hesket Newmarket Reviews




aleksander9
2.2
Hesket Newmarket Haystacks
Golden with nice white head. Malty, biscuits and floral. Sweet, light acidic and dry finish. Boring.
Sunday, July 24, 2016

danlo
3.2
Hesket Newmarket Brim Fell
500ml bottle. Amber colour, white foam head leaving alittle lacing and orange marmalade aroma. Taste is malt, caramel, toffee, sweetish, with some floral orange hop and earthy bitterness. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, dry tangy bitter finish. Quite OK.
Monday, June 20, 2016

gegwilson
2.5
Hesket Newmarket Helvellyn Gold
Cask in the Red Lion, Hawkshead. Golden with a white head. No aroma. Light citrus flavour. Very bland.
Sunday, June 5, 2016

RichTheVillan
2.4
Hesket Newmarket High Pike
Cask at Aston Manor Beer Festival; dark burnished amber pour with a bubbly white head, aroma has hint of caramel and light fruit, taste has caramel, fruit action.
Friday, June 3, 2016

ManVsBeer
2.8
Hesket Newmarket Red Pike
Bradford Beer Festival 2016. Reddish-brown in colour. Has a light sweetness and a low bitterness.
Friday, April 22, 2016

ManVsBeer
2.7
Hesket Newmarket Brim Fell
Bradford Beer Festival 2016. Copper coloured ale. Has a sweetness with very light toffee notes.
Wednesday, April 20, 2016

zacgillbanks
3
Hesket Newmarket Brim Fell
Bottle from Open All Hours, Keswick. Hazy golden coloured with a thin white head. It has a gentle citrus and malty flavour followed by wood, earthy notes and slight pine on the finish. Ok.
Sunday, April 3, 2016

AshtonMcCobb
4
Hesket Newmarket Old Carrock Strong Ale
Bottle from Local in Carlisle. Appearance - deep ruby to brown with a lovely head. Nose - plums, cherries and biscuits. Marzipan maybe! Taste - more prunes with a biscuit backdrop. Fruit cake generally. Palate - medium to full bodied with a creamy yet tangy texture and a long dry tangy finish. Overall - really good beer.
Tuesday, March 29, 2016

AshtonMcCobb
3.4
Hesket Newmarket Catbells Pale Ale
Bottle from Local in Carlisle. Appearance - golden with a thin head. Nose - honey and lemon. Taste - honey nut cornflakes. Citrus finish. Palate - light to medium bodied with a creamy texture and a long dry finish. Overall - yep this grew on me.
Tuesday, March 29, 2016

AshtonMcCobb
3.1
Hesket Newmarket Haystacks
Bottle from Local in Carlisle. Appearance - golden with a decent head. Nose - lemon and pale malt. Taste - more lemon barley water. Palate - light bodied with a creamy texture and a long dry finish. Overall - a solid ale.
Tuesday, March 29, 2016

AshtonMcCobb
3.6
Hesket Newmarket Black Sail
Bottle from Local in Carlisle. Appearance - opaque black with a lovely fawn head. Nose - dark creamy chocolate. Taste - more of the same. Palate - close to medium bodied with a creamy texture and a balanced dry finish. Overall - a good example of the style. Loads of flavour for the ABV.
Monday, March 28, 2016

AshtonMcCobb
3.1
Hesket Newmarket Sca Fell Blond
Bottle from Local in Carlisle. Appearance - golden with a decent head. Nose - citrus , resin and pale malt. Taste - like a malt bag. Some lemon and orange following it through though. Metallic finish. Palate - light bodied with a creamy texture and a long dry finish. Overall - a bit dry and lacking in fruit.
Monday, March 28, 2016

gegwilson
3.4
Hesket Newmarket Black Sail
Bottle fom Open All Hours in Keswick. Pours deep mahogany, pretty close to black with a frothy cream head. Nice sweet coffee aroma. The taste has light spice and dark fruit before a pleasant lingering coffee finish. Quite thin bodied, but pretty tasty.
Tuesday, November 10, 2015

niquillis
2.7
Hesket Newmarket High Pike
Cask at Fetherston Arms, Kirkoswald. Pours chestnut. Malty bitter but lacking any depth. Watery.
Sunday, October 25, 2015

RichardW
3.4
Hesket Newmarket Double Hitch
Cask, Thin White Duke, Carlisle. Pours a pleasant gold colour, with a clean, white head. Low sulphur aroma and some fresh grassiness. Tangy and bitter on the tongue, the Polish influence is there, in terms of flavour, which is pleasant and quite refreshing, with some earthy and dry leaves notes. Background grain in the finish. Enjoyed this.
Tuesday, August 4, 2015

fonefan
3.1
Hesket Newmarket Brim Fell

Cask (handpump) @ GBBF 2014, Great British Beer Festival, London Olympia, Hammersmith Road, London, England W14 8UX.

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Clear medium yellow amber color with a small to average, frothy - fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, sweet malt, fruity. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a long duration, sweet malt, fruity. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft to flat. [20140813]

Saturday, July 4, 2015

imdownthepub
2.7
Hesket Newmarket Sca Fell Blond
Bottled, 500ml from Tebay Services, Orton, Cumbria. Gold with white head. There is a surprisingly odd taste from the start with this beer, waxy, sour orange pith is the closes I could think of, bitter and fruity, really difficult to describe. The flavour continues throughout the beer, which was a shame as the malt is light and biscuity. Not great.
Tuesday, June 30, 2015

imdownthepub
3.5
Hesket Newmarket High Pike
Bottled, 500ml from Tebay Services, Orton, Cumbria. Reddish brown with white head. There is a pleasing beery aroma on opening, rich maltiness and this continues into the beer. There is a roasty, toasty element to the malts, good depth with a slightly oily note, resinous hops show through, earthy and leafy. A pleasant bottled lower ABV bitter, not as common as you would like to think.
Friday, June 26, 2015

imdownthepub
3.5
Hesket Newmarket Black Sail
Bottled, 500ml from Tebay Services, Orton, Cumbria. Dark brown with cream head. There is a sweetish fruity note initially from this, not really Stout like, thinnish on the palate but then a darkly roasted, bitter chocolate note emerges delivering a toasty then liquorice character. Drinks nice and smoothly. Pretty decent eventually.
Thursday, June 25, 2015

jamesie1857
3.2
Hesket Newmarket Catbells Pale Ale
500ml bottle from Booths - Rich amber body, two fingered white head, looks splendid. Aroma is caramel, bread and fruit of some kind. Bitter ending.
Friday, June 12, 2015

jjsint
3.2
Hesket Newmarket Doris 90th Birthday Ale
Cask at Old Friends, Ulverston. Golden, heading to copper. Medium-sized white head. Malt, butterscotch aroma, some astringency. Not terribly engaging. Taste is better: some orangey sour adds complexity to the bittersweet character. Medium dry finish. Interesting.
Monday, March 9, 2015

Iznogud
3.3
Hesket Newmarket Black Sail
Cask as Kirkstone Black at the Kirkstone Pass Inn, Lake District. Pours dark brown with off-white head. Roasted malts, coffee, some chocolate, bit fruity.
Monday, March 2, 2015

dogbomb
3.2
Hesket Newmarket Helvellyn Gold
Cask. Golden ale with a slight haze. White thick head. Nose is fruity. Light oranges and lemons. Taste is a nice full fruit too - more oranges and lemon. Just a pleasant, drinkable pint.
Saturday, February 14, 2015

yespr
3.1
Hesket Newmarket Brim Fell
From cask. Pours clear and golden orange with a small head. Aroma is fruity, toasted and light breadish to malty. Bitter, toasted and breadish malty. Bitter and dry finish.
Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Beese
2.6
Hesket Newmarket Black Sail
Cask at GBBF 2012. Poured a very dark brown, with a thin beige head. Aroma of weak coffee, brown sugar and earth. Some chocolate in the flavour, with dark malt and rye bread. Watery mouth feel, for a stout. Finish was very weak, with some sweetened coffee and condensed milk.
Tuesday, December 2, 2014

rlgk
3.3
Hesket Newmarket Brim Fell
Sample at Great British Beer Festival 2014. Copper/golden beer with a small offwhite head. Hoppy grassy aroma, earthy, hay, floral, some woody notes. Hoppy grassy flavor, floral, grass, earthy notes.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Benzai
3.6
Hesket Newmarket Brim Fell
Sampled @ GBBF day 2. Clear copper orange to reddish color, average sized beige head. Smell and taste malts, nicely hoppy, a hint of pine, lightly bitter. Decent body and carbonation.
Tuesday, August 19, 2014

AshtonMcCobb
3.3
Hesket Newmarket Helvellyn Gold
On cask at Alexander ís in Kendal. Appearance - golden amber with a decent head and a slight haze. Nose - lemon and honey. Some cereal. Taste - lemon barley water. Palate - light to medium bodied with a creamy yet tangy texture and a long dry finish. Overall - decent golden ale.
Saturday, August 9, 2014

RichardW
4.2
Hesket Newmarket Black Sail
Cask Eaten by Monsters Carlisle. Rich chocolatey aroma with faint background smoke. Smooth on the palate, with some balancing bitterness. Best beer this brewery does by some distance
Sunday, June 22, 2014

allmyvinyl
2
Hesket Newmarket Sca Fell Blond
Bottle at Craigís, cheers Niall! Pours pale gold, thin white head. Definitely sherbet-to-brett on the nose, which has thinned out the beer to something not recognisable as golden/blonde ale. Sour fruits taste. Probably not intentional.
Sunday, June 8, 2014

McNeillR
1.6
Hesket Newmarket Sca Fell Blond
Odd murky, odd visible carbonation, odd mealy head. Rusty sour lime. Thereís so many failings here. Palate is engaged four a massive sour . Like pouring a packet of refreshers into a carton of milk on the window sill and giving it a good shake. Nonsense. And I managed to bring two of these back from Cumbria.

Bottle, Letís Go Digita Tasting

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Stuu666
2.4
Hesket Newmarket Sca Fell Blond
Bottle at Craigís. Pours pale golden, tart toffee nose, sour, bretty, toffee taste.
Saturday, June 7, 2014

zacgillbanks
3.3
Hesket Newmarket Tebayís 40th Birthday Ale
Bottle from Rheged, Cumbria. A hazy amber-brown beer that has sour, tart red fruity flavours with malty and toffee notes followed by a slight woody, dry finish. A very good sour brown ale, although I suspect itís not really supposed to taste like this and it could just be about to go off!
Saturday, June 7, 2014

RichardW
3.1
Hesket Newmarket Elder Daze
Cask Hell Below Carlisle. New 3.4% beer. Pale and lightly perfumed, some elderflower in both the aroma and taste, without being overpowering - itís not a flavour Iím overly keen on. Biscuit and soft malt finish. Summery and tasty.
Sunday, May 11, 2014

RichardW
3.1
Hesket Newmarket Helvellyn Gold
BCA. Pours quite flat, very pleasant clean gold colour. Low aroma, sulphury bitter palate, plenty of biscuit, quite lager-esque in the finish. As with most of HNís beers, it doesnít have a lot of body, but is an ideal summer quaffing beer.
Friday, May 9, 2014

weaselkenievil
3.4
Hesket Newmarket Old Carrock Strong Ale
Cask at the NWAF 2012, Manchester. Murky brown slightly reddish, big frothy beige head. Aroma of cake, malty caramel, some chocolate. Flavour has some fruit, malts and alcohol present, some bitterness in the finish. Not bad.
Thursday, April 24, 2014

ManVsBeer
2.9
Hesket Newmarket Black Sail
Cask @ Fox & Goose, Hebden Bridge. Black, no head. Medium bodied and fairly rich and sweet with a porter-like character.
Tuesday, April 8, 2014

RichardW
2.2
Hesket Newmarket High Pike
BCA. Strange slightly acrid aroma, with some odd, sour yeastiness in there too. Burnt toast flavour, with red wine and sherry, rubber and coal. This canít be right, surely...?
Monday, April 7, 2014

ManVsBeer
3.1
Hesket Newmarket Catbells Pale Ale
Cask @ Fox & Goose, Hebden Bridge. Amber with a small head. Has a light fruity aroma and taste.
Tuesday, April 1, 2014

downender
3.3
Hesket Newmarket Old Carrock Strong Ale
Bottle. Deep, reddish amber, with a decent, off-white head and moderate carbonation. Sweet, candy sugar and red fruit aroma with a slight tanginess. full mouth feel, rich fruit cake sweetness, warming alcohol and a gentle finish. Good.
Thursday, December 5, 2013

Theydon_Bois
2.7
Hesket Newmarket Helvellyn Gold
Bottle, from the Local, Carlise, on the train from Inverness to Hereford 21/10/13. Lightly hazed golden with little in the way of a head. Nose is orange, grass, toasted malts. Taste comprises toasted, malt, grain, grass, light fruit. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, grassy bitterness in the finish. So so GB - one to forget !
Saturday, November 9, 2013

RichardW
3.4
Hesket Newmarket Doris 90th Birthday Ale
Cask, Beehive Carlisle. Sweet, fruity aroma and flavour. A good body, with a bittersweet finish and tang. Not had this for years & I think itís vastly improved
Tuesday, November 5, 2013

zacgillbanks
3.2
Hesket Newmarket Black Sail
Bottle from Open All Hours, Keswick. This is a black beer with chocolate and sour red fruity flavours, roasted coffee and more sourness on the finish.
Sunday, November 3, 2013

Theydon_Bois
2.8
Hesket Newmarket Sca Fell Blond
Bottle on the train from Inverness to Hereford, fromt the Local Carlisle, 21/10/13. Hazed orange amber with a moderate off white head. Nose is straw, bitter citrus, bready malts, orange. Taste comprises citrus fruit, faint earthy hopppage, bitter orange, toasted malts. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, dry grassy bitter notes in the finale. So so GB.
Sunday, November 3, 2013

Theydon_Bois
2.9
Hesket Newmarket Black Sail
Bottle, from the Local Carlise, on the train from Inverness to Hereford 21/10/13. Mid black with a good sized frothy light tan head. Nose is dark fruits, soapy notes, toffee, liqourice. Taste comprises light roast, dark toffee, hint of minerals, earthy, light soapy notes. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, fruity tang in the closure. Average stout - the old bar of soap was seemingly dunked in it a little too vociferously !
Thursday, October 31, 2013

oh6gdx
3.3
Hesket Newmarket Old Carrock Strong Ale
Cask (backlog). Rubyish brown colour, small beige head. Aroma is fruits, some sour wood, floral hops and mild toffee and sweetness. Flavour is fruity, floral, some slight alcohol as well as some resiny and raisiny notes.
Thursday, October 31, 2013

Grumbo
3.2
Hesket Newmarket Black Sail
Bottle from an off licence in Carlisle. 4.0% abv. Very dark brown in colour, with a small tan colour head. Mild chocolate and coffee aromas. Relatively light bodied for a stout, reflective of itís strength, and with average carbonation. Enjoyable.
Saturday, October 19, 2013

charule
3
Hesket Newmarket Doris 90th Birthday Ale
Bottle from my sis. Poured dark amber orange with cream head. Light rye aroma. Quite smooth grain taste its ok.
Sunday, September 1, 2013

maeib
3.9
Hesket Newmarket Black Sail
Cask conditioned gravity dispense Queen Adelaide Northampton 30/08/13. A black beer with a little grey wisp of head. A nice tasty roasty stout. Fruity notes and some chocolate and coffee. Very good and certainly enjoyable.
Sunday, September 1, 2013

oh6gdx
3.2
Hesket Newmarket Doris 90th Birthday Ale
Bottled. Goldeny amber colour with a small white, but longlasting head. Aroma is fruits, some mild bready and biscuity maltiness along with a bit berryish notes. Flavour is sweet and crispy malts, with some floral and berryish notes kicking in. Mellow.
Saturday, August 31, 2013