Tasting Notes for our beers

Tasting Notes for all our beers
Amarillo Gold 4.4% A straw coloured bright wheat beer with a light biscuit base, a distinct orange bouquet and an intense citrus flavour.
American Nut Brown Ale 4.7% A big brown brash beer with bags of bitterness from three American hops.
Bavarian Black 4.9% A German style black beer with smooth chocolate flavours and moderate bitterness and spicy hop flavours.
Bavarian Gold 4.2% A German Helles style beer with golden malt base from Vienna malt and a mild spicy hop character from noble German hops.
Cascade Pale Ale 4.8% An American style pale ale with the good bitterness, piney, resinous aromas and the citrus and grapefruit flavours of the Cascade and Centennial hop.
Cascadian Black 4.8% A black IPA with the roast malt flavours of a stout and the bitterness and fresh pine and citrus grapefruit flavours of the Cascade hop.
Celebration Ale 6.5% First brewed Dec 2013 to celebrate the visit to the Brewery by HRH The Princess Royal in January 2014. Celebration Ale is a quintessentially English strong golden ale with hints of malt sweetness balanced by a blend of four English hops.
Challenger Special 5.2% A strong English Ale with complex toffee and roast flavours and good spicy bitterness of the Challenger hop.
Cream Stout 4% A silky smooth full bodied stout with balanced roast flavours and a hing of sweetness. Contains lactose.
Crystal Red 4.4% English best bitter, deep red colour, with crystal malt providing rich toffee flavours balanced with the herby spiciness of Fuggle and Challenger hops.
Dark Matter 3.8% A smooth, full bodied, chocolate coloured dark mild with rich roast malt flavours balanced with the herby spiciness of Fuggle hops.
Dockfield Porter 5% A reddish black porter with roast malt aroma and chocolate and nut flavours. Spicy bitterness from the Bramling Cross hops.
Empress IPA  5% Traditional English pale ale with good malt base, strong bitterness and the marmalade citrus flavours of the Golding hop.
Hazelnut Coffee Porter 4.6% A smooth, dark red porter with German malts and hops.  Additions of fresh ground coffee and roast hazelnut syrup give this speciality beer, depth and complexity.
Hop #256 5% Full flavoured pale ale, with strong citrus hop flavours from exciting new US hop #256.
Hopfen IPA 5.7% A pale gold IPA with spicy rye malt and a big blend of three spicy German hops.
Juniper Rye 4.2% A deep yellow coloured ale with citrus aroma and the spicy, fruit flavour of whole juniper berries. Balanced bitterness. Malted rye adds further spice complexity to the flavours.
New World Red 5.2% A deep red malty ale with firm bitterness & citrus notes from blended Australian, American and New Zealand hops.
Saltaire Blonde 4% A straw coloured lager ale with creamy, soft malt flavours, delicately hopped with Czech and German hop varieties for modest bitterness and slight spice flavour.
Saltaire Pride 3.9% A classic English pale bitter, with light malt base and spicy fruitiness from the Challenger, Bramling Cross and Cascade hops.
South Island Pale 3.5% A clean beer with cool, crisp, fruitiness from New Zealand hops grown at Tasman Bay.
Sovereign Harvest 4.8% Pale gold ale, fresh Yorkshire grown hops. Picked on Tuesday and brewed Wednesday. Floral and herbal flavours.
Stateside IPA 6.0% American style IPA with a rich gold base and Amarillo, Cascade and Centennial hops providing firm balancing bitterness and full fruity, citrus flavours.
Trio Pale 4.5% Classic pale ale with three American hops providing good bitterness and strong citrus flavours.
Triple Chocoholic 4.8% Chocolate malts and chocolate essence combines to provide a strong chocolate bouquet and a rich chocolate flavour. Good hopping provides a balancing bitterness.
Tyke’s Gold 4.4% A golden ale with a biscuit malt base and citrus and spicy hop flavours from a blend of American and Slovenian hops.
White Christmas 4.5% (5.8% in bottle and keg) A pale refreshing beer made with pale rye and Vienna malts.  Light hop flavours are enhanced with coriander seeds and orange peel added to the final boil.
Winter Ale 4.9% A traditional strong bitter with rich malty base and residual sweetness from a blend of malts and moderate balancing bitterness from Brambling Cross and Northdown hops.

Last updated April 2016