EBF31 – Autumn 2018


Last updated: 15th October 2018 / Steve

Work in progress…

Ascot Brewing Company, Camberley, Surrey (2007)

10th Anniversary Ale – 10.0%
LIMITED EDITION: Smooth imperial stout brewed with Indonesian coffee and Madagascan vanilla pods. Originally brewed in 2017 to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Ascot Ales, now rebranded by the new owners as Ascot Brewing Co. This repeat brew has a tweaked new recipe.

Last of the Blue Devils #36 – Raspberry Stout 5.0%
FESTIVAL SPECIAL: 36th in a special series to remember the passing of USC member Alan ‘AJ’ Dunton in February 2011.

Aldwark Artisan Ales, Matlock, Derbyshire (2017)


Almasty Shiremoor, Tyne & Wear (2014)

Brut IPA 6.0%
NEW: Effervescent mouthfeel, super dry yet super hoppy and super drinkable. Modern style IPA for beer geeks.

Bad Seed Brewery, Malton, North Yorkshire (2013)

Night Raven 5.0%
NEW: Dark, rich and roasted malts make for a decadent Oatmeal Stout. Notes of biscuit, coffee and chocolate.

Beatnikz Republic, Manchester (2016)

I Love Gold Coast 4.4%
Awaiting tasting notes.

Kentucky Riot Stout 5.0%
NEW: a full-flavoured indulgent dry hopped Stout that uses bourbon oak and muscovado sugar to create a thick, lush Kentucky-inspired mouthful.

Birch Cottage Brewing, Sawley, Derbyshire. (2018)

Misty Willow 3.7%
NEW: Golden amber ale with floral aroma, fruity overtone and sweet bitter finish – hopped with Simcoe.

Brampton Brewery, Chesterfield, Derbyshire (2007)

Lest We Forget Ale 4.2%
Awaiting tasting notes.

Bristol Beer Factory, Bristol, Avon (2004)

Dove From Above 5.0%
NEW: Eureka hops paired with French Aramis as a Dual Hop Series beer. Aramis, like Eureka, is full of aroma but very different from the dank, resinous Eureka and the two should create a unique blend of flavours. A lot of Amber and Cara malt in the malt bill for this one to give a deep golden colour and added biscuity notes to this unique Pale Ale.

Bristol Beer Factory, Bristol, Avon (2004) collaboration with
Tiny Rebel, Newport, Gwent (2012)

Sugar Plum 5.0%
LIMITED EDITION / UNFINED: Brewed at BBF. 200kg of natural plum adds that tart hit with the addition of Lactose to follow, bringing that sweet touch. US hops contribute light citrus notes with a complex malt bill to provide that depth. Brewed to intrigue and enjoy.

Burning Sky, West Firle, East Sussex (2013)

Aurora Australis 5.6%
Awaiting tasting notes.

Cullercoats Brewery, Wallsend, Tyne & Wear (2011)

Shuggy Boat Blonde 3.8%
A multi award winning refreshing, blonde beer made with Challenger, Bramling Cross and Cascade English hops. Smooth, fresh and highly drinkable!

Darkplace Brewery, Colyton, Devon (2016)

Black IPA 4.8%
Awaiting tasting notes.

Devitera, Devizes, Wiltshire (2017)

Sting In The Tail 4.4%
Oat Pale Ale.

Downlands, Small Dole, West Sussex (2012)

VII 5.2%
LIMITED EDITION: Seventh anniversary IPA brewed with Citra, Simcoe, Mosaic, Motueka, Apollo and Summit hops. A fruity, citrus, modern IPA.

Eight Arch Brewing, Wimbourne, Dorset (2015)

Square Logic 4.2%
New: Pale ale brewed with Munich, Vienna and oats for a smooth finish, then hopped with a blend of American hops making this a fruit salad in a glass.

Electric Bear, Bath, Somerset (2015)

Ohm Sweet Ohm 3.8%
New: A straw coloured pale, with aromas of clementines, grapefruit and melon. Soft water chemistry paired with an elegant malt bill make for a really easy drinking pale that finishes with a light and breezy bitterness. Low ABV, big flavour!

Errant Brewery, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear (2015)

Tears In Rain 4.4%
UNFINED: Oat Pale Ale.

Fisher’s Brewing Company, High Wycombe, Bucks (2017)

Honey Amber (TBC) 4.2%
NEW: A complex grain bill including honey and aromatic malt, should be a really rich, malt-forward twist on a best bitter.

Smoked Porter 4.4%
NEW: Black, chocolatey and a smoky finish with US hops

APA 4.5%
NEW: Citrus, floral and hoppy classic pale.

Dunkel 5.0%
NEW: Dark, German style malty ale, cold-Fermented with lager yeast for a smooth finish.

DAPA 8.5%
LIMITED EDITION: Normally found only in keg – first time in cask! Fishers APA on steroids – doubled up on hops, malt and ABV, into half the volume. Very deceptive indeed!

Flash House, North Shields, Tyne & Wear (2016) collaboration with
Nomadic Beers, Leeds, West Yorkshire (2017)

Innana 4.3%
LIMITED EDITION: Collaboration wheat beer.

Grasshopper Brewery, Langley Mill, Derbyshire (2017)


Great North Eastern Brewing, Dunston, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear (2018)

Great North Eastern Gold 4.0%
Awaiting tasting notes.

Howling Hops, Hackney, E9 (2013)

Tropical Deluxe Pale Ale 3.7%
NEW: A juicy new tropical pale from Hackney.

Ilkley Brewery, Ilkley, West Yorkshire (2009)

Ultravox 5.2%
NEW: Pouring soft with a slight red hue, the malt leads, but the expected bitter finish is tempered by gentle fruit. Tangerine and peach aromas. Refreshing and easy-drinking for the abv.

Tribus v3.9 4.4%
LIMITED EDITION: September release of this monthly series: As ever, it’s the same crisp pale backbone, showcasing a new-to-market hop, in this case Kolibri from Slovenia. In fact, this whole beer is Slovenian in terms of hops, with the wonderfully named Wolf and Fox hops. Kolibri brings a floral nose, Wolf a tropical punch and Fox a sly hint of lemongrass.

Intrepid Brewing, Hope Valley, Derbyshire (2017)

Jaggers 4.4%
NEW: A juicy and zesty little session pale. Nice and pale with a good body from a blend of Extra Pale, Munich & Vienna malts plus oats in the mash. With select editions of Tropical NZ hops blended with some juicy US friends.

Navio 3.9%
NEW: Golden pale given a twist for the modern pallet. Hopped with bucketful’s of UK, US & EU hops for heady citrus aromas and marmalade esc flavours. Malt and hops in harmony.

Odin 5.1%
NEW/UNFINED: Decadent porter with an obscene amount of chocolate malt and oats added to the mash for colour, flavour and mouthfeel. No roasted barley or black malt is added to keep it edging on the chocolate side. Lightly hopped with UK & US hops for notes of spice, vanilla & coconut with a fruity finish. Unfined and vegan friendly.

Kent Brewery, Birling, Kent (2011)

Tangerine Dream 5.2%
A fruit bombshell, packed full of tangerines and citrusy US hops.

Little Critters, Sheffield, South Yorkshire (2016)

King Crow 7.2%
NEW: An intensely smooth Imperial Stout, blended with fresh, Fairtrade, espresso coffee, ethically sourced by Kelham Island’s The Grind Café.

New Bristol Brewery, Bristol, Avon (2013)

Enview The Joy 6.5%
NEW: One super special IPA. Citra hops in the whirlpool, dry hopped with Simcoe. Hints of grapefruit, lychee and passion fruit.

Roosters, Knaresborough, North Yorkshire (1993) collaboration with
Green Cheek, Orange, California (2017)

Pecking Order 5.1%
LIMITED EDITION: Five hop pale ale bursting with a combination of fruit flavours harvested from a generous blend of Amarillo, Comet, Mosaic, Pacifica and Pekko hops plus a cheeky little addition of dried orange peel from oranges grown, picked, zested, dried and smuggled into the country by the chaps from Green Cheek.

Roundhill Brewery, Billingham, County Durham (2016)

Pale & Golden 4.2%
A citrus burst with a pleasing bitterness.

Signature Brew, Leyton, London, E10 (2015)

Solo: Hallertau Blanc 5.0%
Single Hop IPA – Hallertau Blanc, the daughter of the Cascade hop, serves up fruity, wine-like qualities with notes of grapes, elderflower, grapefruit and lemongrass.

Taylor Illingworth Brewing, Middlesborough, North Yorkshire (2017)

Stockyard 3.9%
American Pale Ale

Test Brewing, Broughton, Hants (2017)

Anton Bitter 3.8%
NEW: Rich and malty bitter.

Dun Stout 4.2%
NEW: a deliciously moreish chocolate stout.

Thames Side Brewery, Staines, Surrey (2015)

Mandarin Duck ?%
Awaiting tasting notes.

Thorley & Son, Ilkeston, Derbyshire (2016)


Thornbridge, Bakewell, Derbyshire (2004)

Etherow 4.4%
NEW: A twist on their classic Lord Marples grist at a slightly higher ABV and brewed with a mix of US and Australian hops, giving it citrus fruit notes.

Tiny Rebel, Newport, Gwent (2012)

Citra & Mosaic Milkshake 4.2%
LIMITED EDITION: Dual hop milkshake beer! Tiny Rebel ramped up the dry hop for this version and the result is an explosion of citrus and tropical fruit flavours with a creamy texture and a sweet taste offering unbelievable refreshment.

Two By Two Brewing, Wallsend, Tyne & Wear (2014)

Ouseborn Farm Pale 4.5%
Awaiting tasting notes.

Worsthorne Brewing, Briercliffe, Lancashire (2011)

Packhorse 3.7%
This light amber bitter is our most popular ‘traditional bitter’. It has a subtle earthy bitterness, and a floral spicy finish achieved using Marynka hops. Delightfully moorish, this beer has been hugely popular from the first time we brewed it.

Wylam Brewery, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear (2000)

All Formats 5.2%
LIMITED EDITION: Hop monster! Double dry hopped Citra Pale, brewed with Citra in whole cone, T90, Cryo & BBC. A clean, ripe, tropical summer smasher!




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