The local brewery, which poured its first pint in 1997, was crowned with a Gold award in the Barley Wines
and Strong Old Ales category for their 8.
There will be more than two hundred beers and barley wines
from fifty regional brewers.
are traditionally hefty brews, but ours is downright excessive.
From fruit-infused farmhouse ales and lippuckering West Coast IPAs, to decadent barley wines
, our aim was to demonstrate there's a lot more to beer than bitters and nut brown ales.
The competition judges the best of the best in terms of classic winter warmers - from thick, rich, dark porters and stouts, to sweet and strong barley wines
When Harold took over the Shakespeare it only had a license for "beer and porter", this meant that it could sell barley wines
in addition to beer.
While most other countries offer mainly mainstream lagers, Britain has enormous diversity - milds, bitters, strong ales, porters, stouts, barley wines
, old ales, Christmas ales, spring beers, golden ales and harvest ales to name just a few.
While most countries offer mainly mainstream lagers, Britain has milds, bitters, strong ales, porters, stouts, barley wines
, old ales, Christmas ales, spring beers, golden ales and harvest ales, to name just a few while some craft brewers are even producing lagers in the true Continental style.
Golden ales, summer beers, harvest ales, barley wines
, India pale ales, porters, stouts and oak-aged beers bring a diversity to the beer scene unknown 30 years ago.
The palette ranges from light and refreshing American pilsners to tart lambics, quenching weizens, hearty porters and stouts, big, malty barley wines
and complex Trappist ales.
Along with the light-tasting lagers that still dominate the market, the new offerings include porters, stouts, barley wines
, bocks, hefeweizens, pale ales, bitters, and Belgian-style farmhouse ales.
They come in all colors, sizes and styles, from amber ales to dark, head-spinning barley wines