EBF28 – Autumn 2017


Last updated: 31st October 2017  / Steve


Ascot Brewing Company, Camberley, Surrey (2007)

Last of the Blue Devils #32 – Black Forest 8.0%
FESTIVAL SPECIAL: 32nd in a special series to remember the passing of USC member Alan ‘AJ’ Dunton in February 2011. Black Forest Gateaux in a glass! Postponed from EBF27 (August 2017). Ascot Ales has been sold during 2017 and rebranded the Ascot Brewing Company by its new owners.

Cellar Head, Framfield, E. Sussex (2017)

Pole Dancer 4.5%
LIMITED EDITION: UNFINED: Green Hop pale – a simple malt recipe created to showcase the unique and individual characteristics of the Bullion hop. This is an easy-drinking beer, despite being a tad stronger, giving the chance to taste and smell the lost hop oils with every mouthful!

Raspberry Wheat 4.1%
NEW: UNFINED: A lightly hopped beer, with Maris Otter malt and wheat, combined with the addition of fresh hand-picked raspberries to give a pleasant malt flavour with very subtle notes of raspberry.

Kiln Basher 5.2%
LIMITED EDITION: UNFINED:  Green Hop porter – a complex malt bill, just to show what can happen when a mash tun is really worked hard! A traditional porter in every sense but with green hops (Bullion) you won’t taste anything the like again – until 2018 that is”

Single Hop – Target 4.6%
LIMITED EDITION: UNFINED: Single hop monthly special. Maris Otter and Vienna give the light malt base to perfectly showcase the ‘Target’ hop and its characteristics.

Dark Revolution, Salisbury, Wilts (2015)

Atomic 3.8%
Electrifying session strength pale ale. Multiple late hop additions blended with Vienna, Maris Otter and Oat malts. Lower in alcohol but bursting with flavour.

Deviant 5.6%
Dynamically hopped super charged pale ale. Each batch fuses the same base beer but a different selection of precisely chosen and rare hops. Check our blog for exact batch info.

Devotion 6.2%
One of our favourite hop combinations – Simcoe, Citra and Mosaic supported by a solid malt bill of Pale malt, Naked Golden Oats and Carapils. Brewed to 6.2% abv this is So.LA on steriods! Citrus. Dank. Dry.

Elevator 7.2%
American style IPA. Heavily hopped with Citra, Simcoe, Centennial and Columbus hops to achieve 100 IBU to perfectly balance the higher ABV.

Dark Star, Partridge Green, West Sussex (1994)

Equinox 4.0%
Brewed to celebrate the Equinox, this beer combines malts that give a rich dark colour and caramel taste. The malt backbone is balanced by the subtle spice of traditional East Kent Golding hops.

Green Hopped IPA 6.5%
An already full flavoured IPA, made with the very aromatic Simcoe hops, it’s then made even bigger by using fresh ‘green’ Target hops infused into the slowly conditioning beer. Designed for those who like their hops as an extreme sport!

Downlands, Small Dole, W. Sussex (2012)

Green Hopped Thirteen 3.6%
LIMITED EDITION: Green hop version of their crisp modern pale Root Thirteen that layers floral zesty aromas over a grapefruit and citrus flavours.

Mosaic 4.8%
NEW: A vegan friendly single-hopped APA that is a festival of tropical and citrussy notes, thanks to the Mosaic hop.

Kent Brewery, Birling, Kent (2011)

The New Black 4.8%
A black version of an American Pale Ale, light and citrusy, with a subtle dark malt body.

Dark Horse 4.9%
A smooth and complex bitter stout enriched with liquorice.

Green Giant 6.0%
Green hopped IPA – a colossal amount of freshly harvested East Kent Goldings – a giant in every sense!

Hot Chocolate 5.5%
A well-hopped Porter, with with chillis and chocolate, for a warming and luxurious Winter drink.

Lord’s Brewing, Golcar, W.Yorkshire (2017)

1895 Golden Ale 3.8%
A refreshing golden ale which celebrates the birth of Rugby League. It’s light/medium bodied, with a good malt flavour, showcasing the best English hops.

Tithe House Bitter 3.9%
A light copper coloured session bitter with rich malt flavours that are in perfect balance with a careful blend of choice English hops. A traditional style bitter for the modern age.

Havelock IPA 5.9%
Whatever your thoughts on Imperialism, Major General Sir Henry Havelock, hero of Lucknow was considered a jolly decent chap by all accounts. Sadly, his military exploits and his philanthropic endeavours have somewhat faded into obscurity. In his honour we have lovingly crafted this IPA with an abundance of hops as well as a touch of spice and a hint of Curaçao for an exotic twist on a classic.

Moncada, London, W10 (2011)

Blueprint APA 4.7%
The first APA to be released by Moncada, this beer is from their short-run Blueprint series and contains a heavy dose of Simcoe, plus dry hopping with Amarillo and Rakau. A good amount of malt adds sweetness, balancing out the hoppy bitterness. Expect Citrus and Piney notes.

MoogBrew, Taplow, Bucks (2016)

Rod’s Smokin’ Porter 6.0%
Latest release in a range of strong dark ales from the tiny back-garden brewery in Taplow. This is a robust porter with distinctive herbal smokiness.

New Wharf Brewing, Maidenhead, Berks (2017)

Sunset 3.0%
Unfiltered: NEW, LIMITED IN CASK. A passionately inspired German style Berliner Weisse, infused with fresh mangos and raspberries.

Erin’s 4.5%
Unfiltered: NEW: Full bodied American pale ale is bursting with handfuls of Mosaic hops, which leaves a burst of tropical fruits dancing on your palate.

Breakfast Stout 7.5%
Unfiltered: NEW: With 6 malts and three hops this full bodied breakfast stout will surely hit the spot. The creaminess of the oats and coca nibs, coat the inside of the palate, which leaves way for a light coffee bitter finish. (1 PIN only so get it quick!)

Voyage 5.5%
Unfiltered: NEW: A full bodied American amber ale comprising of five different malts and three American hops. Hints of caramel and chocolate are tinged with citrus and berry notes.

Legends 5.8%
Unfiltered: NEW: An English and American Style IPA, bursting with fresh citrus, earthy pine and tropical fruit notes.

Northern Whisper, Cloughfold, Lancashire (2017)

Yammerhouse 4.5%
NEW: Big, brash, bold and ballsy. This Pale Ale is as American as apple pie and monster trucks. Brewed from some of the best hops we’ve sourced from across the pond. Yammerhouse makes a perfect session beer for every occasion.

Park Brewery, Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey (2014)

Isabella 4.4%
NEW: This is a small batch seasonal brew. A hoppy American Brown Ale, packed with flavour; chocolatey and nutty but with a light fruity undertone – hopped with Centennial & Citra.

Pig & Porter, Tunbridge Wells, Kent (2013)

Dream More 4.2%
NEW: Hoppy, citrus pale ale single hopped with Mosaic.

Loungers & Idlers (ADHA527 hop) 4.2%
NEW: Pale ale single hopped with ADHA527 giving a nectarine and fruity taste.

No Turning Back 5.7%
NEW: Saison, hopped with Sorachi Ace, with coconut, clove and phenolic notes.

Flanders Pigeon Murderer 6.0%
NEW: Hoppy and malty Rye IPA with Bullion green hops.

Polarity Brewing, Worthing, W.Sussex (2017)

Proton 4.0%
Rich in chocolate and roasted malts this brown porter is delicately hopped with Bramling Cross and First Gold to make an easy drinking pint.

The Elder 4.5%
A crisp Pale ale using elderflower, fresh wet lemon rind and the Nelson Sauvin hop to make this a really refreshing beer.

Rosetta’s Comet 5.5%
A hop forward, fruity IPA using both American and English hop varieties. A dangerously drinkable beer.

Stardust, White Waltham, Berks (2016)

Just Stout 4.2%
NEW: Dry Irish Stout

Slow Roast 4.6%
NEW:  A special bitter using crystal and chocolate malt. The hop aroma is tuned to compliment the chocolate and roast sweetness from the malt. A perfect beer for that warm winters feel.

Surrey Hills, Dorking, Surrey (2005)

Hammer Mild 3.8%
LIMITED EDITION: Brewed for the first time since 2011, this traditional dark mild has a wonderful malt base and mouthfeel, with some lovely delicate hop characters present to complement the malt flavour.

Collusion IX 5.2%
LIMITED EDITION: Version 9. Ninth brew of this occasional powerhouse of a beer!

Thames Side Brewery, Staines, Surrey (2015)

Heron (special) 3.7%
FESTIVAL SPECIAL: Second anniversary special, brewed with locally grown Fuggles & Goldings from right outside the brewery! Easy drinking English bitter.

Egyptian Goose IPA (special) 4.8%
FESTIVAL SPECIAL: Second anniversary special, brewed with locally grown Fuggles & Goldings hops from right outside the brewery! Hoppy English style IPA.

Tickety Brew, Stalybridge, Gtr Manchester – brewpub (2013)

Marmalade Pale Ale 4.0%
Brewed using hops with tangerine notes, loads of orange peel plus ginger and a yeast which doesn’t have too many flavours so as not to compete with the orange rind used.

Titsey Brewing, Woldingham, Surrey (2017)

Gresham Hopper 3.7%
Pale Ale – Refreshing bitterness with bundles of fresh citrus, mango and pine flavour and aroma. Nice and Hoppy!

Leveson Buck 3.7%
Session IPA – Thirst quenching bitterness with passion fruit, citrus, pineapple and gooseberry notes. All the flavour of an IPA – but you can have a few!

Gower Wolf 4.0%
Best Bitter – Earthy bitterness, with honey and caramel flavour and aroma. Using one of the great English hops from Kent.

Top-Notch Brewing, Haywards Heath, W. Sussex (2014)

SMaSH – Mosaic 4.3%
NEW: Single hop and single mash pale ale featuring the citrussy notes of Mosaic.

Wild Card, Walthamstow, E17 (2014)

Session IPA 3.7%
RARE IN CASK: Reasonably new IPA, light body and pithy citrus flavours. Mosaic, Chinook and Topaz hops. Mango, Pineapple and Grapefruit flavours with a dry finish.

Queen of Diamonds 5.0%
RARE IN CASK: Award winning IPA continuously hopped throughout the boil, developing a complex citrus flavour and fresh bitter edge

XT Brewing, Long Crendon, Bucks (2011)

Animal – Mantaray 4.6%
Pilsner Malts from Germany, triple hopped with American greens – giving an ale twist on a lager recipe. Crisp dry and refreshing, full of Dana, Summit, Chinook and Wakatu [NZ Hallertau] for citrus and floral flavours.

Animal – Goat 4.6%
Full of body and oats, but still very pale and hoppy.  Packed with British hops, Phoenix and Admiral, this cereal flavoured beer is paired with loads of citrus, floral and spicy notes.

Squid Ink 5.5%
RARE IN CASK: Dive in to the dark stormy flavours of Squid Ink. A bold beast of a beer with its blend of Columbus, Summit, Galaxy and Chinook hops and a tsunami of nine malts.


Ascension Cider, East Sussex

Pilot Cider 4.8% MED: No tasting notes available – brand new cider maker in 2017!

Garden Cider, Surrey

Vintage Dry Cider 6.0% DRY: A “real” cider that’s smooth and mellow, and has been seasoned for a perfectly balanced pint.

Hallets, Caerphilly

Heartbreaker Cider 7.0% DRY: A traditional dry cider with a smooth finish, which proves to be very popular with seasoned cider drinkers.

Harry’s, Somerset

Raspberry & Blackcurrant Cider 4.0% Traditional cider base with the addition of fresh raspberries and blackcurrants. A very refreshing combination, makes it a popular choice whatever the weather.

Hogan’s, Warwickshire

Lonely Partridge Perry 5.8%  This authentic perry is a cloudy and fruity drop – a labour of love!

South Downs, East Sussex

Imperial Hopped Cider 4.5% MED: Created in collaboration with The Imperial Pub in Hastings, this medium cloudy cider is enhanced with a blend of aromatic hops to produce a satisfyingly complex and sophisticated craft cider with a strong bouquet of hops without the bitterness normally associated.

Thistly Cross, East Lothian

Elderflower Cider 4.0% MED/DRY: Blended with fresh Elderflower, this cider packs a serious taste punch. Fruity nose & dry on the palate. Refreshing, distinctive & zesty; crafted with care & pride

Whisky Cask Cider 6.9% DRY: Matured in ex-Glen Moray (previously Glenglassaugh Distillery) whisky casks this is a dry & subtle cider. Infused with mellow, vanilla oak of the cask. A refreshing, complex drink to be savoured.
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