Chew Valley Beer Festival
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2016 Beer List

Here is the list of beers from the 2016 festival - a few old favourites and a good selection of first timers...

BeerDetails

Beer Brewery ABVsort descending Type Description
Cereal Killer Cereal Killer Tiny Rebel 3.00 Light IPA A light, easy drinking session IPA made with rolled oats to maintain the body and malt character of a higher strength ale. Made with 3 hops including Mosaic.
Neet Neet Bude 3.70 Light Medium gold in colour with two malts and a little wheat for a nice malty aroma, a blend of three hops - cascade, goldings and nugget giving a bursting citrusy and floral linger
Prescott Hill Climb Hill Climb Prescott 3.80 Pale Fruity and refreshing IPA - Cascade and Bobeck hops are combined with Maris otter pale malt and Torrified wheat.
Working Class Hero Working Class Hero Partners 3.80 Bitter A bitter tasting session beer with a strong hoppy aftertaste
Bristol Blonde Bristol Blonde Dawkins 3.80 Blonde Pale ale with a citrus aroma full of fresh lemons and zest, vanilla malt flavours and a long satisfying bitter finish
Castle Gold Castle Gold Tintagel 3.80 Gold A golden, light and hoppy session beer
Red Top Old Dairy 3.80 Bitter Classic English ale brewed with Maris Otter, Crystal, Brown and Chocolate malts
Innocence Innocence Plain Ales 4.00 Gold Golden colour, refreshing taste - multiple award winner
Funky Monkey Funky Monkey Milk Street 4.00 Pale Multi award-winning best seller Funky is a great drink for any occasion
Boltmaker Boltmaker Timothy Taylor 4.00 Bitter Traditional Yorkshire bitter - Champion Beer of Britain 2014 and Bitter of Britain 2016
Sovereign Sovereign Silent 4.10 Bitter Tawny and malt-forward session bitter
Ubley Bitter Ubley Bristol Beer Factory 4.20 Amber Amber special for Chew Valley Beer Festival
Lady of the Lake Glastonbury Ales 4.20 Amber Subtle malty caramel flavour yet robust full bodied bitterness. Hints of aromatic vanilla and fruit.
Citra Citra Oakham Ales 4.20 Gold Light golden beer – Champion Golden Ale of Britain 2014
Darwin's Origin Darwin's Origin Salopian 4.30 Copper A copper coloured beer that evolves with a pronounced hop character which leads to a refined malt finish
Enigma Enigma Bristol Beer Factory 4.40 Red New world red ale - low bitterness allows a malt bill of Maris Otter, German specialty malts and crystal rye to be fully appreciated
Hoptwister Salopian 4.50 Pale Fresh, piercing and focused, with soft malt overtones and pronounced citrus flavours - lemony, grapefruit balanced by a dry bitterness
Ruby Ruby Yeovil 4.50 Ruby A premium red bitter with rich malt depth. The smooth palate is pronounced by English hops giving the trademark Yeovil Ales aromatic signature
Dorset Gold Dorset Gold Palmers 4.50 Gold Lightly hopped, golden premium ale
Proper Job Proper Job St Austells 4.50 IPA An award winning modern IPA, packed full of citrus pineapple, grapefruit resinous flavours with a fine crisp bitter finish
Old Slug Old Slug RCH 4.50 Porter A delicious traditional porter with a full bodied taste of chocolate, coffee, blackcurrant and black cherry
Cwtch Cwtch Tiny Rebel 4.60 Deep Amber Champion Beer of Britain 2015 - a perfect blend of six caramelly malts and three citrussy American hops
Crown & Glory Crown and Glory Cheddar 4.60 Amber Medium bodied with a hint of sweetness give the hops a nice balance that also allow the malt flavours to shine through
Wildcat Cairngorm 5.00 Deep amber A smooth, deep amber coloured ale with a complex malt, fruit and hop flavour - strong and distinctive
East Street Cream East Street Cream RCH 5.00 Best bitter Chestnut red strong bitter full of roast malt fruit flavours with a bitter sweet finish
Aviator Aviator Cotswold Spring 5.00 Lager A Cologne Kölsch-style lager - cool, crisp and refreshing
Volsung Volsung Rudgate 5.00 Pale Pale premium ale with fresh hoppy citrus aromas and a full-bodied fruity zesty taste
Black Rock Bude 5.10 Chocolate Porter Dark ale with a creamy head, blackberry aromas, smoky and chocolate notes, pronounced yet smooth malt flavours and a distinctive black olive aftertaste
Chocolate Orange Delight Chocolate Orange Delight Downton 5.80 Stout A speciality old ale - pronounced chocolate flavours and a pleasant orange addition combine perfectly in this delightfully different offering
Chimera Chimera Downton 6.80 IPA A traditional India Pale Ale, brewed with a hugely increased hop rate for a strong, floral aroma, and a powerful, bitter taste.
Yakima Valley Yakima Valley Arbor Ales 7.00 American IPA IPA packed with American hops - big citrus flavours