Bath Beer Festival 2017 Beer List

ABBEY Bath BATH WATER 4.2% Handcrafted ale which is amber gold in colour and has a dry bitter finish. Brewed with genuine Bath water!

ARBOR Bristol THE DEVIL MADE ME BREW IT 5.5% Full bodied very drinkable oatmeal stout using seven different malts and dry hopped with Citra, Mosaic, Bravo and Simcoe. Unfined

BATH ALES Warmley PROPHECY 3.8% Dry, bitter yet complex pale ale that will challenge the taste buds. It’s brewed using Columbus and Chinook hops to provide contrasting fruit and pine flavours and aromas.

BATH ALES Warmley FESTIVITY 5% Old style seasonal porter with hints of rum, coffee and vanilla. Silver Award winner in the National Champion Winter Beer of Britain Porter Category 2015.

BLINDMANS Leighton BAH HUMBUG 4.5% A Christmas beer, full of fruity festive flavours with warming spices and malts.

BOX Bath DERAIL ALE 5.2% A zesty India Pale Ale. Refreshing grapefruit notes and dry finish with spicy citrus aroma.

BROTHERHOOD Westbury WINTER ALE 5.8% A new brewery and a new brew – this should be something to keep out the winter chill.

CASTLE COMBE Hullavington DARK LANE PORTER 5.5% A rich milk stout with mild sweet chocolate/malty aroma. With no significant hop flavour, the stout has a fairly dark, sweet finish.

DOWNTON Salisbury DARK DELIGHT 5.5% A dark brown ale combining subtle coffee and chocolate flavours with a rich, hoppy aroma. Roasted berry and caramel characters sink deep linger long into the finish.

ELECTRIC BEAR Bath HOWDY HO 5.1% Unfined hoppy American brown ale hopped with Cascade, Citra and Chinook with caramelised sugar and a healthy helping of citrus.

ELECTRIC BEAR Bath WERRRD! 4.2% No, this isn’t a misprint – there really are 3 Rs. Unfined American Pale Ale, with aromas of pink grapefruit, mango and orange rind ending with a piney and zippy bitterness.

GLEDE  Clevedon TUCKERS NUTS 4.4%  Malty, reasonably bitter beer brewed with Amber and Caravan malts with nutty character.

GWB Bristol MOOSE RIVER 5.0% Golden in colour. Lemony nose, zesty and fruity, crisp grapefruit flavour with undertones of caramel.

ISLE OF AVALON Ashcott ARTHUR’S ALE 6.0% Tawny old ale, malty in flavour, sweetish hoppy taste with a bitter finish. Microbrewery based near Bridgwater.

JAMES STREET Bath LUPULUS 5.0% Amber coloured interestingly hopped beer from Bath Brew House. Humulus Lupulus is the Latin term for the hop plant family. Pronounced lupu-lus, probably. Unfined

KETTLESMITH Bradford on Avon BELGIAN WINTER ALE 5.8% Another new brew and a recreation of a strong Belgian warmer.

KEYSTONE Salisbury PORTER 4.5% A rich smoky dark porter with a subtle blackcurrant flavour from the Brambling Cross hops leading to crisp flavours and aromas from Goldings and Boadicea Hops.

MAD DOG Pontypool PACIFIC KEY IPA 6.9% Unfined mid amber IPA collaboration with Gloucester brewery using Motueka and Nelson Sauvin hops and infused with a little lime.

MILK STREET Frome MORRELLO BORDELLO 4.5% A new porter style beer that has cherry flavouring.

NEW BRISTOL Bristol SHERGAL FARKEY BROWN PORTER 4.5% Easy drinking ale with blackcurrant aromas and a soft malty backbone.

PLAIN ALES Sutton Veny WRECK THE HALLS 5.0% A new seasonal one from Plain, an Extra Special Bitter.

PURPLE MOOSE Porthmadoc DARK SIDE O THE MOOSE 4.6% A dark ale brewed with Welsh mountain water and a blend of dark crystal malt, roasted barley and Bramling Cross hops. A rich malty flavour balanced with fruity bitterness.

RALPH’S RUIN Bath SIRIUS 4.5% From Bath’s latest brewery, within the Royal Oak (Bath CAMRA City Pub of the Year 2017). Dark amber best bitter using Maris Otter, Black and Cara malt with Goldings and Challenger hops. Unfined.

ST AUSTELL St Austell PROPER JOB 4.5% Proper Job is an authentic IPA brewed with Cornish spring water and a single malt made from Cornish grown Maris Otter Pale barley.

ST AUSTELL St Austell TRIBUE EXTRA 5.2% Like Tribute, only stronger…

THORNBRIDGE Bakewell BAIZE 5.0% Sweetish chocolate stout with a hint of mint.

THREE DAGGERS Eddington DAGGERS EDGE 4.7% Premium bitter. Golden amber in colour, brewed with Maris Otter malt, First Gold is used in the bittering and the floral, citrus, Slovenian hop, Celeia is used for the aroma.

TINY REBEL Newport CWTCH 4.6% Champion Beer of Britain 2015. The complex malt base complements its big hop flavours. Cwtch (rhymes with butch) can mean either cuddle or cubbyhole!

WESSEX Longbridge Deverill RUSSIAN STOAT 9.0% Powerful black beer with toasted vinous taste and hints of caramel, raisins, dates and grapes.

WILLY GOOD Winsley HOPADELIC 5.0% A delicious American IPA, using American hops, with a floral aroma and hints of passion fruit. Light and refreshing, but with the flavour volume turned right up.