Brewed using traditional Czech Pilsner methods. Fruit and spicy hop characters are dominant, with a mild malt backdrop and a crisp, clean finish. A lengthened maturation process also adds complexity. ABV: 5%
Prospect is a traditionally brewed Pale Ale, with an intriguing bitter note, skilfully blended with Sussex grown barley malt to deliver a well balanced natural brew. The organically grown ingredients mature slowly to create a traditional real ale. ABV: 4.5%
The uprising has started. This no nonsense pale ale is fresh, savoury and brimming with a healthy bite of spring onion. Secret hops creates a dry hoppy finish. Clean aroma, and surprisingly big taste. Not a hint of sweety malts here. Liberty has managed to capture the spirit of us Westies perfectly in one tasty brew. ABV: 5.7%
Do your eyes deceive you or is that a ghostly galleon laden with a bounty of juicy hops hidden in the mist? Set sail into the hazy unknown for a supernaturally fruity burst of tropical and citrus flavours followed by an eerily smooth finish.
Flavour/Taste: Gaining more and more popularity among craft beer aficionados and novices alike, hazy IPAs are characterised by juicy flavours, a big viscous mouthfeel and very smooth bitterness along with turbidity or cloudiness, giving the resulting beverage the appearance and flavour of a refreshing glass of alcoholic fruit juice. ABV: 5.6%
Whether the big game is in a stadium or your backyard, Ballpark is sure to be a hit. With a glove-full of Citra hops thrown in from the outfields of the US, this light and refreshing pale ale will smash your thirst out of the park.
Flavour/Taste: A subset of the pale ale style, this XPA is extra pale in colour with a light bready malt character that has just enough sweetness to support the delicate bitterness of the American Citra hops, resulting in a beer that is light and refreshing on the palate with fruity aromatics and a balanced clean finish. ABV: 4.3%
Now Mac's has turned 35, we're letting it all hang out. Loads of malt, double the hops and nothing to hide behind. Who says you can only wear your birthday suit on your birthday? Not us.
Fresh out of hibernation - our ever first Double IPA. Birthday Suit tops out our Flavour Scale at a 7 thanks to a ferocious load of NZ and US grown hops. Its full, hoppy flavour makes for a bitter brew that's balanced by the rich sweetness of Pale and Crystal malts. ABV:7.5%
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