Beer List 2011

21 Aug
Hip Hop Langhams 4.0% A classic blonde beer — clean and crisp. The nose is loaded with floral hop aroma while the pale malt flavour is overtaken by a pleasing dry and bitter finish.
Festiv-Ale Langhams 3.9% Award winning blonde ale (Chichester Real Ale and Jazz Festival 2009) with a blend of English and American hops giving a slightly spicy floral blend with a hint of grapefruit. Well bittered with a clean dry finish. A fantastically refreshing summer pint.
L.S.D. Langhams 5.2% Winner of Gold Medal (Strong Bitters) – SIBA S.E. Beer Competition 2010
An auburn beer with rich complex flavours and a deep red glow. The sweet maltiness is balanced with spicy hop aromas and a dry finish. Definitely a pint to savour.
Autumn Ale Hogs Back 4.8% This fine golden ale is brewed with the fresh new seasons hops. Autumn Ale has a subtle ‘banana’ flavour followed by a bitter sweet aftertaste, at 4.8% it’s just the right strength for autumn evenings.
TEA Hogs Back 4.2% pale brown, with a hoppy and slightly fruity aroma supported by malt in the taste. A well crafted, bittersweet beer with a long dry finish. A classic Best Bitter.
Moondance Triple fff 4.2% One of the original recipes, amber coloured best bitter with copious amounts of Cascade hops. Wonderfully aromatic floral nose balanced by a gentle bitterness with a hint of sweetnes
Ramble Tamble Triple fff 4.6% A new recipe for 2011, our American Pale Ale. Maris otter and caragold malts showcasing  Amarillo and Columbus all American hops. Bags of citrus fruits that finish spicy and bitter, with sweet malt and hints of biscuit and toffee .
Shere Drop Surrey Hills 4.2% The flagship beer is pale in colour with a subtle hint of grapefruit and lemon in the aroma. The wonderful hop bitterness is complemented by a balanced malt flavour. The beer has a long finish, which is moderately dry.
Gilt Complex Surrey Hills 4.6% A huge hop aroma introduces the “King of the Golden Beers”. There is a
hint of spice in the fruity flavour and a long finish that completes this
classic beer.
Hophead Darkstar 3.8% An extremely clean-drinking pale golden ale with a strong floral aroma and elderflower notes from the Cascade hops. This beer is full-bodied and full-flavoured yet gentle enough to make it a favourite session beer.
American Pale Ale Darkstar 4.7% The yeast in this American style pale ale is imported from the USA, along with Cascade, Centennial and Chinook hops. The low colour Maris Otter malt provides a perfect light colour and dryness to complement the  taste and  aroma of the hops.
Swift One Bowman 3.8% A pale, golden quaffing ale with excellent flavours for its strength. Pleasingly hoppy throughout without being aggressive and also possessing of a fine aroma. The finish is dry with a small twist of sweetness at the end.
Eldorado Bowman 3.5%
A subtle injection of Elder Flowers defines this beer. Unlike some other brews of this type, there is no heavy floral scent, but more of the tiniest hint of this spring bloom. This beer has plenty of character and a lovely bitter finish.
Finished Havant 7.0% The colour is that of conkers. The taste is of coffee and caramel derived from a complex malt profile of Pale, Chocolate, Crystal and Amber. Plus added Mollases.
7 Pointer Havant 7.0% A 7% traditional IPA. Made with all English ingredients to celebrate the 2011 Rugby World Cup.
Herd Havant 4.2% A  Milk Stout, that is Dark and inviting, with a rich and velvety feel in the mouth. The overall bitterness is moderate allowing the full flavours of the Roast, Chocolate and Crystal malts to shine through. (Contains Lactose)
Golden Bine Ballards 3.8% Golden in colour, a light floral flavour & aroma. A slightly sweet taste and dry finish
Best Bitter Ballards 4.2% A copper coloured beer with a malty aroma. A good balance of fruit & malt gives a dry, hoppy aftertaste
Wassail Ballards 6.0% A strong, full bodied, fruity beer; tawny red in colour. Wassail  has won many awards over the  last 20 years, including Bronze in the Barley Wine category in the 1993 Champion Beer of Britain and best in class at the 2002 SIBA SE Brewing Competition
Thai Me Up Irving 3.8% A Golden bitter with more than just a hint of aromatic Thai flavours, infused with lemon grass, coriander, cardamom and lime to give a unique tasting flavoursome drinking experience.
Tin Fish Irving 4.3% A burnished Gold coloured Harvest Ale brewed with English Challenger Hops, complemented with subtle smooth roasted malt sweetness. It is our intention to brew Tin Fish as a single varietal harvest hop bitter changing the hop variety each year showcasing a different English hop variety each year
Admiral Irving 4.3% A classic dark Oatmeal stout, brewed with a combination of Roasted Barley, Chocolate Malt and Crystal Wheat Malt to give a deep black colour and Oat Malt to give a smooth rounded malt flavour.
HBF Dark Flowerpots 5.6% A special brew for Haslemere Beer Festival. Nicely strong, dark & malty.
Surrey Bitter Pilgrim 3.7% An easy drinking but full bodied bitter amber in colour hopped with Worcester Goldings and Bohemian Styrians.
Templar Pilgrim 3.8% Brewed with water high in sulphates with a blend of Pioneer and Brewer’s Gold hops, this is an extraordinarily refreshing beer. The hint of smokiness comes from Bavarian pale malt smoked over beechwood.
Hadlow Harvey’s 3.5% This hoppy pale ale is a recent evolution from the successful bitters of the last century and is an ideal lunchtime pint.  The Kent village of Hadlow, in the fertile Medway valley, is in one of England’s last hop growing areas and has a great brewing tradition
Olympia Harvey’s 4.3% A cool golden summer ale.  Very refreshing with a balanced complexity. It was first produced in 2005 to celebrate our major summer award at Kensington Olympia for Best Bitter.
Martlet Hammerpot 3.5% A golden ale with a soft, clean hop character. Light and easy drinking with suprisingly good body for a beer of this strength.
Madgwick Gold Hammerpot 5.0% Celebrating the Madgwick Cup and the famous Goodwood Corner. A golden Ale with a fresh citrus spice hop flavour and nose. Very drinkable with a refreshing thirst quenching finish.
Shooting Star Hammerpot 3.8% A Chestnut Amber bitter with malt, toffee, and blackcurrant in the mouth. Fresh lemon / floral hop aroma with a mellow, balanced aftertaste.
Threesome Sherfield 3.0% A surprisngly tasty (long) session beer, pale golden in colour with not much malt but plenty of hop
Pioneer Stout Sherfield 5.0% A black, black stout, packed with chocolate malt and Pioneer hops, and a hint of vanilla
Summer Lightening Hopback 5.0% An extremely pleasant bitter, straw coloured beer with a terrific fresh, hoppy aroma. This, coupled with an intense bitterness, leads to an excellent long, dry finish. Probably the beer to receive the most awards in Britain!
Latitude Atlas 3.6% A straw coloured Cask Pilsner brewed with a balance of best British Ale Malt and Lager Malt. The aroma combines a zesty attack and an apricot fruitiness with the subtle floral hop notes of the Styrian Golding, Saaz and Hallertauer Hersbrucker hops.
Bear Ass Beartown 4.0% A light, ruby coloured ale with excellent hop and malt aromas, and a smooth, dry, malty flavour.
Gold Exmoor 4.5% Exmoor Gold is the original “single malt” traditional ale – pale gold in colour with a malty aroma and flavour. A light sweetness is complemented by its long hoppiness resulting in a remarkable well-rounded beer.
Cunning Stunt Fuzzy  Duck 4.3% Golden coloured single-hop beer brewed with American Wilamette hops. The rub of the hops gives an estery/blackcurrant/herbal aroma.
Orange Wheat Beer Green Jack 4.2% Gentle orange citrus, no blatant added fruit or peel, faint leafy hop, boiled sweet caramel and tired cherry notes. Honey slick and sweet. Nice biscuit coconut finish with good husky malts and late wheat emerging
Betty Stogs Skinner’s 4.0% Classic pale amber mid strength bitter with distinct hoppy overtones. A beautifully balanced quaffing ale. Serve chilled if preferred. Contains Cornish malted barley and wheat. Bitter finish is slow to develop but long to fade.
Dragons Blood St George’s 4.8% Chocolate and crystal malt combine to give a ruby red coloured beer with a hint of chocolate. Brewed with Fuggles and Styrian Goldings hops with an earthy and slightly spicy aroma
Barista Espresso Stout Summer Wine 4.8% Serious coffee flavoured stout. It is as bitter as decent coffee brewed with ground Arabica, dark and not too creamy. Fans of Darkstar Espresso will not be disappointed.
Black Gold Cairngorm 4.4% A Scottish stout with a wonderful rich dark colour. A smooth full bodied beer with subtle bitterness giving way to late sweetness and underlying roast barley hints.
Cheddar Valler Cider Thatchers 6.0% The colour of this unique cider gives it a vibrant character all of its own for those who want an alternative refreshing drink with a touch of natural sparkle.
Naturally fermented, Cheddar Valley is matured in oak vats to ensure the distinctive full flavour is retained.
Herefordshire Perry Westons 4.5% A carbonated, premium, pale amber cider. Full of flavour resulting from the careful blending of a number of specially selected ciders. Rich and fruity with a long lingering finish
Organic Vintage Westons 7.3% Made from organic cider apples from a single year’s crop and matured in old oak vats results in a full bodied, rich well balanced apple
Traditional Scrumpy Westons 6.0% A hearty and wholesome cloudy cider. Sufficiently strong to satisfy but not too sweet to smother the mature flavour of traditional bittersweet apples. Suitable for vegetarians, vegans and coeliacs.
Strong Kentish (Medium) Biddenden 8.0% Gold Award at Taste of Kent for Best Kentish Cider 2009. Traditionally made, still, strong Cider. Made from juice of farm-pressed Kentish culinary and dessert apples, the Cider is smooth and refreshing
Strawberry Cider Mr Whitehead 4.0% This starts life as a light cider of about 3% alcohol. We add fresh strawberries to the fermented drink, allowing them to infuse for a couple of weeks, before lightly pressing the rest of their juice out. The colour from the strawberries gives this special (unique) cider a light pink hue, with a medium to sweet taste.
Blackberry Cider Mr Whitehead 4.0% Made in the same way as our strawberry cider, by adding fresh blackberries to the fermented drink, allowing them to infuse for a couple of weeks, before lightly pressing the rest of their juice out. The colour from the added fruits gives this special (unique) cider a nice maroon colour,. Tastes exactly as it should, (only without the crumble or custard).
Midnight Special Perry Mr Whitehead 5.0% Midnight Special Perry uses a unique belnd of fresh dessert and perry pears, and contains no added sugar, perservatives or flavouring. Midnight Special was awarded a Bronze medal by CAMRA as “Champion Perry of Britain 2006”.
Newtons Discovery Mr Whitehead 3.8% A revival of a historical light and dry cider made for quaffing whilst you work the fields! At only 3.8% ABV you can keep your head and thirst at bay. This is made from many varieties of apple including Discovery. The pulp is soaked before a second pressing to extract the remaining juice.
Equinox Mr Whitehead 4.5% Light and easy drinking, Equinox is a thirst quenching summer tipple. Sitting comfortably in our range as a Medium cider, it has both dry and sweet qualities, coupled with a strength that makes it an excellent session cider. Good to recommend to “Magners” fans, as it is similar strength and not too dry
Sweet Russet Mr Whitehead 7.5% (The exclusive cider of Royal Festival Hall-London.) Clear and golden in colour with a full-bodied nose, the small amount of fizz dies out quite quickly to reveal the nutty, earthy taste so well associated with the russet. This unique single variety cider has won many accolades at beer and cider festivals in the last few years
Devils Device Mr Whitehead 8.4% Quite Clear and Golden in colour with a full bodied smell, the first taste quickly reveals the nutty, earthy flavours so well associated with the russet apple, which is dominant in this cider. This unique cider is rich and has good deep body, is medium to the taste and yet has a dry finish

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