THE REAL ALES, CIDERS and GINS AVAIALBLE AT THE FESTIVAL WILL BE LISTED IN THE 2024 BROCHURE
Rick, Les and Keith have been tasting the ales from MonsteX brewery - you can look forward to some great beers in 2024!
REAL ALES ON OFFER IN 2023 (2024 BEERS WILL BE ANNOUNCED NEARER THE TIME)
(1) 8 Sail Summit About Nothing (3.5%)
A pale session ale with Summit hops giving a light crisp taste.
(2) Deeply Vale Citrastorm (4.0%)
A refreshing pale ale made with Citra hops, resulting in a pleasant session ale, bursting with the flavours and aromas of lemon and grapefruit.
(3) Craven Special Pale Ale (3.7%)
A lightly bittered pale, session beer.
(4) Craven Extra Fine Ale (4.2%)
Well balanced using the finest malt and hops. With a satisfying bitterness and a slight caramel taste topped off with a subtle aroma of tropical fruit notes.
(5) Brunswick Brewery Fafnir's Gold (5.5%)
Pacific Pale hopped with Ella and Rakau from Australia.
(6) Leatherbritches Lemongrass and Ginger (3.8%)
An award winning session ale – crisp and refreshing with lemongrass and ginger.
(7) Ilkley Mary Jane (3.5%)
A pale, refreshing citrus aroma using golden promise and crystal malts and Amarillo and Cascade hops.
(8) Wellbeck Abbey Mistress of the Robe (4.4%)
A luxurious, silky blonde beer with sweet malts and juicy hops from New Zealand.
(9) Caveman Brewery Palaeolithic (3.8%)
A light session beer with a good dose of aromatic hops. Sweet malts balance out the Grapefruit and Citrus from the US Amarillo and Cascade hops to give an easy drinking session pale ale.
(10) Brunswick Brewery Red Car (4.8%)
An American Red IPA, hopped with chinook and summit hops.
(11) Saltaire South Island (3.5%)
A clean, crisp beer with subtle fruitiness from Nelson Sauvin hops.
(12) Milestone Shine On (4.0%)
A classic straw coloured bitter with citrus notes. Maris and Otter malts and American liberty and Cascade hops lead to a tempting ale.
(13) Front Row Brewery Touch (4.0%)
Galaxy hops sourced from Australia are the signature of this wonderfully moreish, easy drinking session beer.
(14) Ainsty Killa Kiwi (5.0%)
A New World IPA. Triple-Hopped with New Zealand Pacific Gem, Rakau & Nelson Sauvin hops, then dry-hopped to give a clean crisp IPA with notes of tropical fruit. A real summer favourite.
(15) Hoskins IPA (4.0%)
A subtle IPA with Mountwood hops.
(16) Wantsum Hurricane (4.5%)
A New World IPA. A refreshing IPA brewed with Mosaic & Citra Hops, this beer packs a Citrus Punch, Oats in the Mash give a smooth mouthfeel and plenty of body to the beer.
(17) MonsteX Hazy Summer (3.9%)
A refreshing, slightly cloudy, double hopped IPA.
(18) Vocation Life & Death (6.5% Vegan)
Three kilos of Citra and Mosaic hops and 40 kilos of barley gives life to this US style IPA.
(19) Leatherbritches Hairy Helmet (4.7%)
Multi Award winning pale golden ale. Hops include Nelson Sauvin, Cascade and a small hint of Herkules to give the Viking some character. Subtle hints of gooseberry and lychees are to be expected.
(20) White Rose Original Blonde (4.0%)
A well-hopped, quenching beer with an emphasis on showcasing hops. Like an American Pale Ale, is an easy-drinking, approachable, malt-oriented beer, with interesting fruit, hop, and character malt notes.
(21) Orkney Boulder Beach (4.4%)
A bright, golden, single hopped American pale ale featuring Columbus hops offering herbal and lemon citrus flavours.
(22) Falstaff Brewery Phoenix (4.7%)
A nice rounded, bitter summer ale infused with Jester hops.
(23) Falstaff Brewery Violet (4.3%)
A malty traditional ale – no frills, just good drinking ale.
(24) Hoskins Hob Bitter (4.0%)
A traditional bitter with caramel and nutty tones.
(25) Leatherbritches Ashbourne Ale (4.0%)
This traditional best bitter is copper/amber in colour with a unique, malty character. This one’s for the traditional real ale drinker. Smooth, crisp and refreshing.
(26) Wantsum Imperium (4.0%)
A Classic Best Bitter using a combination of different roasted grains combined with the local grown Bullion Hops sourced from Hukin Hops in Kent.
(27) Deeply Vale Optimum (4.2%)
Well balanced, using the finest malt and hops. With a satisfying bitterness and a slight caramel taste, topped off with a subtle aroma of tropical fruit notes.
(28) Tap House Brewery Malt Teaser (4.6%)
A Traditional Bitter with distinctive deep, malt flavours blended with Pacific Jade, Cascade and Goldings hops, giving a smooth aroma.
(29) Parish Brewery Parish Special Bitter (3.9%)
A refreshing pale session ale, with a distinctive floral aroma, and mild hints of pine.
(30) Leatherbritches Bohemian Dark (5.9%)
Brewed with a combination of 9 different malts. Rich, full bodied, smooth dark porter.
(31) Leatherbritches Berry Dangerous (5.2%)
Smooth, dark porter infused with raspberries, strawberries and a hint of blackberry.
(32) Milestone North Rock (4.0%)
A deep mahogany traditional bitter with distinctive caramel and toffee notes.
(33) Black Sheep Riggwelter (5.5%)
A dark ruby beer, Riggwelter has a wonderfully complex palate with hints of coffee, banana and liquorice, combined with a classic dry Goldings hop finish.
(A) MonsteX EH Smith Builders Best Brown Ale (4.0%)
A Kent hopped bitter with light caramel tones.
(B) MonsteX Top Rod (3.7%)
A proud Pale Ale with medium bitterness blended with Amarillo and El Dorado hops.
(C) Fat Cat Tom Cat (4.1% Gluten Free)
A Mosaic hopped, top-end session IPA.
(D) Purity Bunny Hop (3.5% Vegan, Gluten Free)
A hazy pale, dry hopped with El Dorada, Centennial and Citra hops.
(E) Leatherbritches Dovedale (4.4%)
Traditional English bitter - mid brown in colour with a pleasant malty aroma and taste.
(F) Falstaff Brewery The Good, The Bad & The Drunk (6.2%)
A dark copper, rich with a treacle and toffee malt flavour, doesn’t drink strong at 6.2%.
(G) Front Row Brewery Loosehead (5.0%)
Brewed with cascade centennial and mosaic hops.
(H) Pheasantry Dancing Dragonfly (5.0%)
The palest, golden beer packed with peachy, exotic fruit flavours. Dangerously drinkable!
(J) MonsteX Nitro Stout (4.5% vegan)
A nitro infused Irish dry stout. Clears in the glass similar to, but tastier than, Guinness.
(K) MonsteX Class in a Glass (5.2% vegan)
A craft ale made with lashings of bohemian pilsner malt. Get it while you can – it's the last of the batch and won't be brewed again.
(L) MonsteX HELLFIRE (4.6% vegan)
A crisp and aromatic mega-hopped craft IPA. Made with East Coast hops.
(M) MonsteX Totally Hooked (3.7% vegan)
A light, refreshing session craft IPA.