THURLTON FEST 2018 BEER TASTING NOTES

Beer Festival 1

THE PEOPLES BREWERY (THURLTON) THURLTON GOLD ABV 4.2%

Voted Best Beer at 2017 Beccles Beer Festival.
A golden pale ale with distinctive flavours from English and American hops.
Beer Festival 2

THE PEOPLES BREWERY (THURLTON) NORTHDOWN BITTER ABV 3.8%

Brewed to emphasize the bitterness and flavor of Northdown hops.
Beer Festival 3

THE PEOPLES BREWERY (THURLTON) RAVENINGHAM BITTER ABV 3.9%

A traditional amber bitter with good malt flavor and a bitter finish.
Beer Festival 4

THE PEOPLES BREWERY (THURLTON) CASCADE ABV 4.5%

A golden best bitter with a citrus edge from the late addition of Cascade hops.
Beer Festival 5

THE PEOPLES BREWERY (THURLTON) ELDERPOWER ABV 4.3%

A refreshing golden ale flavoured with Cascade hops and very local elderflowers.
Beer Festival 6

CHURCH END - BREWERS TRUTH. ABV 3.6%

Light golden hoppy beer with a distinct mango and vanilla aroma.
Beer Festival 7

COLCHESTER BREWERY - AKA PALE ALE ABV 3.7%

1900a Pale Ale, mildly hoped. Fresh, fruity and very easy drinking.
Beer Festival 8

WYE VALLEY BITTER ABV 3.7%

A mouth watering chestnut coloured ale, with a fruity malty flavor and clean bitter finish. A coloured wonder is a mouth watering example of cask conditioned ale.
Beer Festival 9

MAULDONS - SUDBURY MOLE TRAP ABV 3.8%

A well balanced session beer with a crisp hoppy bitterness, with a late malty flavor coming through.
Beer Festival 10

CHURCH END - GBBF SUPREME CHAMPION 2017 - GOATS MILK 3.8 ABV

Golden yellow nectar in colour, plae barley, crystal malt and oats to fill the palate with flavor. Aromatic hops dance over the tongue for a gentle hop finish. Please note that no goats are sacrificed in the production of this beer.
Beer Festival 11

LINCOLN GREEN - MARION ABV 3.8%

A full bodied pale ale with a grapefruit citrus aroma and biscuit malt finish.
Beer Festival 12

WYE VALLEY - HEREFORD HPA 4.0 ABV

HPA is a fruity delightful pale ale. Its smooth on the palate and boasts a citrus hop aroma leading to a balance d bitter finish.
Beer Festival 13

TOMBESTONE - TEXAS JACK. 4.0% ABV

Ruby pale ale with a full on flavor and big twist of plums.
Beer Festival 14

CROUCH VALE - MOSAIC 4.0% ABV

There’s nothing quite like the pungent character with a US Mosaic hop brings to this pale beer!
Beer Festival 15

DERVENTIO - SUMMER SOLSTICE ABV 4.0ABV

Beer Festival 16

GREEN JACK (LOWESTOFT) - MANDARINA ABV 4.2%

Mandarina is a bright golden ale brewed with a fresh and dry orange peel, brewed using the fruity and citrussy hop Mandarina Bavaria to give a distinct tangerine flavor, a floral aroma and a smooth subtle bitterness with a soft sweet finish.
Beer Festival 17

GREEN JACK (LOWESTOFT) - JESTER ABV 4.4%

Jester has been brewed using the new English hop Jester which showcases this hoppy pale ale with a fruity aroma with a long bitter finish
Beer Festival 18

OAKHAM ALES - SCARLET MACAW ABV 4.4%

Tart gooseberry and a soft fruit on the nose. Gooseberries and fruit to taste before an intense bitterness as sharp as a Macaws screech
Beer Festival 19

REVOLUTIONS BREWING - SWITCH ABV 4.5%

Light golden pale ale with a hop bill that switches every two months.
Beer Festival 20

REVOLUTIONS BREWING - MILK CHOCOLATE FUDGE STOUT 4.5% ABV

Multi award winning sweet stout with moreish flavours of chocolate fudge. Described as a dessert in a glass
Beer Festival 21

GREEN JACK (LOWESTOFT) - MAHSEER IPA 5.8% ABV

An IPA as it was intended –strong, hoppy and bitter !
Beer Festival 22

GREEN JACK (LOWESTOFT) - FLOWER POWER ABV 6.0%

The stronger version of Summer Dream, Flower Power is a clean crisp ale with a fantastic floral aroma