EBF05 – Spring 2010

Thursday 1st – Sunday 4th April 2010

Beergut 100 played on Saturday evening.


Beergut 100 are a 3 piece Rock / Rock & Roll covers band from Kent,  playing songs ranging from Queen, Green Day, The Fratellis, Kings of Leon, Coldplay, Elton John, The Beatles and Pink Floyd as well as loads of other classic 70’s and 80’s. the band sing and play completely live, using no backing tracks or Karaoke disc’s at all.  What you hear is what you get, we have a great time by playing songs that people know and love, in a guitar based set that keeps going until the final bell rings.

The menu

The Blackboard

Larger image (thanks Bob)

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Brewery Ale ABV Tasting notes
Andwell (LocAle) Spring Twist (New)
A revamped version of last years Spring Twist, new stronger brew.
Ascot Ales (LocAle) Aardvark Special
EXCLUSIVE: Dry hopped version of this American Pale Ale for the Egham Beer Festival
Ascot Ales (LocAle) Market Ale
NEW: Brewed using local malts and Kentish hops.
Ascot Ales (LocAle) Porter
EXCLUSIVE: See the launch of Ascots new porter as this festival.
Blackaddler Brewing (LocAle) Baldrick’s Best
EXCLUSIVE: A golden bitter. The maltiness from the dark crystal malt is balanced by Fuggles hops.
Blackaddler Brewing (LocAle) Lord Mayor’s 60th
EXCLUSIVE: special request, more details to follow shortly
Bowman Ales South Sea Spice
New: A properly brewed ginger beer; pale and gingery!
Bowman Ales Nutz
Aroma of Chestnuts, intriguing Chestnut flavours and rather Chestnutty in colour.
Bowman Ales Wallops Wood
Well-balanced bitter – malt flavours throughout are well balanced by toffee notes in the flavour and a slightly dry finish.
Darkstar Sussex Extra Stout
Almost black with a thick beige creamy collar. Dry flavour profile with roasted grains, subtle coffee, dark chocolate and just enough bittering hops in the finish. An extremely quaffable stout.
Darkstar India Pale Ale
Pours a golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy aroma with some hints of citrus and some weak hints of caramel. Sweetish malty hoppy flavor. Has a fruiy and slightly sweetish malty hoppy finish with some hints of citrus in the aftertaste.
Dorking (LocAle) Red India Ale
Strong, red, hoppy yet bitter beer similar to an IPA with hints of fruit cake and a malty, caramel finish.
Havant Herd
Exclusive: Sweet Stout
Marble Dobber
Clear golden colour with a good lookin’ plump white head. Big PHAT aroma that oozes juicy tropical/citrus fruit and resin sodden hop, fandabibastarddozi. Light and crisp with wonderful hoppage – on the money!”
Marble Brew 14
Pale, hoppy session beer. Fresh, fruity, bitter, quenching, gluggable, …..
Marble Logonda IPA
Golden beer with a spicy, fruity nose. Fruit, hops and malt in the mouth. Pleasant dry, bitter aftertaste.
Marble Stouter Stout
Nice and roasty aroma with plenty of floral and herbal hops. Opaque black under an eternal, light brown fleece blanket. Roasted barley vanilla and burnt flavour with some detectable hops.
Old Dairy Gold Top
Zesty aroma with a refreshing and rounded after taste
Old Dairy Red Top
Rich tan, balanced bitter, with a light citrus twist.
Pitstop Bitumen
Sumps big brother !!!
Pitstop Gran Turismo
Very hoppy strong Bitter
Pitstop 60 MPHex
NEW named for the famous Dr Hexter’s 60th!
Pitstop Podium
EXCLUSIVE: Return appearance of this delicious Cherry Porter previously brewed especially for our December 2009 festival
Pitstop Matchless Mild
Exclusive: brand new mild from this exceptional brewer.
Potbelly Brewery Captain Pigwash
Dark porter
Rebellion Beer (LocAle) Budget Blues
Red and hoppy
Rebellion Beer (LocAle) IPA
A copper coloured, easy drinking beer, with considerable depth and complexity. A well balanced malt & fruit flavour continues to a long, refreshing & crisp finish.
Rebellion Beer (LocAle) Zebedee
A Spring beer, reflecting the images of the season. It is light in colour, crisp and refreshing with a delicate floral aroma.
Rectory Ales Light relief
A golden, bitter beer with a long hoppy aftertaste
Rectory Ales Best Bitter
A traditional, mid-brown, bitter beer from the Sussex South Downs
Redemption Brewing (LocAle) Pale Ale
Golden amber colour with floral hops on the nose alongside subtle fruit aromas. Toffee sweetness balanced by floral, earthy hop contribution from WGV.  Long, dry and satisfying bitter finish.
Redemption Brewing (LocAle) Urban Dusk
Chestnut coloured best bitter with pale chocolate malt providing slight coffee on the nose and palate, with bramling cross hops giving some dark fruit aromas and flavours.  Earthy bitterness lasts into the finish.
Two Bridges Brewery Blonde Berkshire Bevy
NEW inspired by the 3B’s of Reading, Biscuits, Bubs and Brewing, this session ale is light in colour hoped with English Challenger hops for a crisp and fruity finish.
Two Bridges Brewery Emerald Trumpeter
NEW premium stout, dark in colour and malty in taste. Available just in time to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day!
Vale Brewery Ninkasi
Deep bronze ale. March monthly special
Vale Brewery Hop Pocket
Straw colour ale. April monthly special
Waylands Sixpenny 6D Black
A honey porter, rich and full flavoured, brewed with chocolate and brown malts, smooth dark and delicious!
Waylands Sixpenny 6D Best
This is our flagship session ale. A well balanced and moreish ale, with a good rounded malt flavour that leads to a bitter finish.
Waylands Sixpenny 6D Bitter
Brewed with the finest Maris Otter barley, refreshing, malty and well hopped.
Waylands Sixpenny 6D Gold
A superb golden ale, slightly citrus, thirst quenching and distinct hoppy floral aroma brewed using American hops.
Waylands Sixpenny Inbourne & Bred
A dry-hopped version of Addlestone Ale with some treacle added!
West Berkshire Full Circle
Originally brewed to commemorate West Berkshire’s 1000th brew and uses local hops and barley. This beer has a distinctive hop flavour and a deep golden colour, with a fine hop finish.
West Berkshire Gibbet
Monthly special. A tawny coloured ale brewed with pale and brown malts and English hops
Whitstable Faversham Creek
NEW A golden ale nice and hoppy, using a single varietal hop Styrian Goldings
Wooden Hand Mutiny
Dark, rich colour and a distinctive hoppy character.


Producer Cider ABV Tasting Notes
Moles Black Rat Cider
Black Rat is a dry, award winning, premium English cider. Unpasteurised, maintaining the apple’s full flavour, Black Rat Cider has a fresh apple aroma, a smooth taste, a crisp clean finish with a bright and lightly sparkling appearance.
Gwynt Y Ddraig Orchard Gold Med
Meduim – Golden medium cider with a refreshing apple aroma. Smooth balanced flavour that has a fresh, crisp sharpness. Shows off its true origins as a traditional oak matured farmhouse cider. Suitable for vegetarians, vegans and coeliacs.
Gwynt y Ddraig Two Trees Perry
Medium – A pale, fruity perry with an aroma of fruit and a hint of honey on the palate.
Mr Whiteheads Ciders Novo Pyrus
A new stronger perry, which is a nice change in the world of perries – quite dry.
Mr Whiteheads Ciders Short Week Cider 11.0 Dry – Winner of the Winter 2009 cider of the festival, for a good reason.
Mr Whiteheads Ciders Midnight Special 5.0 Medium Perry. A natural perry made with a blend of dessert and perry pears including Thorn, Blakeney Red, Conference and Concorde, this “pear cider” has a pleasant pear aroma and subtle but full bodied taste, with a deep straw colour; not too sweet.
Mr Whiteheads Ciders Braeburn 6.8 NEW: Medium Dry single variety
Mr Whiteheads Ciders Spartan 6.3 NEW: Medium Dry single variety