EBF29 – Spring 2018


Last updated: 26th March 2018 / Steve

Final beer list [.pdf format]

Ascot Brewing Company, Camberley, Surrey (2007)

Gold Cup 4.0%
NEW: Light golden ale with intense citrus grapefruit aromas from Cascade and Chinook hops – refreshing with a strong hop character.

Bronco Buster 4.8%
NEW: APA brewed with Munich and Vienna malts, loads of lovely hops in the copper then dry hopped with buckets of Citra and Nelson Sauvin.

Last of the Blue Devils #34 – Imperial Blood Orange Stout 8.0%
FESTIVAL SPECIAL: 34th in a special series to remember the passing of USC member Alan ‘AJ’ Dunton in February 2011.

10th Anniversary Imperial Breakfast Stout 8.0% (Limited Edition)
Smooth imperial stout brewed with Indonesian coffee and Madagascan vanilla pods. One-off brew to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Ascot Ales, now rebranded by the new owners as Ascot Brewing Co.

Beatnikz Republic, Manchester (2016)

Azacca Extra Pale 4.4%
NEW: Single hopped with Azacca to give a citrus and light tropical profile.

Big Hand, Wrexham (2013)

Appaloosa 4.5%
Mosaic, Centennial and Galaxy hops working together to pride a citrusy American Pale Ale with a tropical fruit note running right through it.

Bragdy Twt Lol, Pontypridd (2015)

Horny Goat 4.2%
Golden, lightly hopped ale brewed with UK and NZ hops, it includes a hint of Horny Goat Weed, a herb used in traditional Chinese medicine. Southern Cross is used at the end of the brewing boil which provides the pine and citrus notes for this balanced ale.

Crazy Peacock 4.9%
Hoppy APA which takes its strong flavour from the US Cascade and Columbus hops. Dry hopped with Pacific Gem and Cascade to complement and enhance the taste.

Brew Monster, Cwmbran, Gwent (2017)

Leviathan 4.0%No Show
Session IPA –  This gargantuan sea serpent gently fuses citrus with grapefruit and a touch of pine for a light, mellow IPA, thoughtfully created with a low-key percentage so you can enjoy plenty of his session ale.

Daemon 4.6%
Red IPA – Archfiend of the operation, Daemon, lures your taste buds with smooth caramel flavours and a silky roast finish. Calculating and meticulous, he blends a perfect selection of hops to achieve a bitterness far more balanced than his rancorous thoughts. Of course this is a red IPA, symbolic of its devilish creator.

Mephisto 5.6%
IPA – A shape shifting conjurer, Mephisto’s IPA is as traditional and hearty as he is ghastly and cunning. Using his powerful sorcery, he whirls biscuit tastes alongside dashes of spice and a floral bouquet, intending to enchant your palate with this bewitching, full-bodied brew.

Tiamat 5.0%
An exceptional blend of five distinctive hops varieties which merge to release flavours of caramel, citrus fruits, biscuit, and dry spicy blooms.

Chapeau Brewing, Horsham, W.Sussex (2017)

Summit 4.0%
A well balanced golden pale ale with a delicious passion fruit aroma. Packed with Summit hops and then dry hopped with Mosaic.

Hard Yards 4.6%
Best bitter with a strong malt profile and a hint of chocolate. Tangy fruit finish.

Church Hanbrewery, Oxon (2016)

Trial And Error 3.8% (Festival Special)
A classic Irish Red bitter with Irish yeast strain, well balanced, easy drinking.

Guinea Pig 4.5% (Festival Special)
A zesty, refreshing, fruity American Pale Ale brewed with 100% Citra hops.

Pilot Study 5.3% (Festival Special)
A complex smoked porter with delicate smokiness, chocolate notes, and round finish.

Downlands, Small Dole, W. Sussex (2012)

Session Pale 4.1%
NEW: A hop forward pale with light citrussy top notes across something deeper and fruity. Brewed with Citra, Comet, Mosaic and Summit.

New Zealand Session IPA 4.5%
NEW: A light golden, fruity, hoppy session IPA brewed with Pacific Jade, Dr Rudi, Wai-iti and NZ Chinook hops

Mosaic 4.8%
UNFINED: This single-hop APA is a festival of tropical and citrussy notes that’s also suitable for vegans to drink.

Tripod IPA 5.2%
LIMITED EDITION: A special cask outing for this ‘brewed for keg’ West Coast IPA. A sweet amber malt base supports a mass of peachy, fruity, citrus hoppy goodness. Hopped with Motueka, Nelson Sauvin and Simcoe.

Electric Bear, Bath, Somerset (2015)

Inspector Remorse 4.7%
NEW:  Robust yet simplistic character make this porter very easy drinking: dark, biscuity, chocolatey … delicious!

Felday, Holmbury St Mary, Surrey (2017)

TBC – No Show

Fuzzchat, Epsom, Surrey (2018)

Lewins 3.7%
LIMITED EDITION: Brewed with Warrior Queen & US hops. Named after a street near Epsom Common.

Bramble 3.9%
LIMITED EDITION: Brewed with a combination of US & locally sourced hops from Epsom Common. Named after a street near Epsom Common.

Stamford 3.9%
LIMITED EDITION: Brewed with local hops from Epsom Common plus Columbus. Named after a street near Epsom Common.

Grey Trees, Aberdare, Mid-Glamorgan (2011)

Equinox 4.4%
American Pale Ale – golden with thin white head. Aroma and taste is floral, grass, citrus & hops. Pleasingly dry bitter finish.

Afghan Pale Ale 5.4%
Crafted like an American pale ale. We use Cascade, Citra and Simcoe hops. The Maris Otter malt provides a perfect light colour and dryness to complement the crisp taste and full aroma of the hops. This gives a tropical hop aroma, paired with the unique taste combination of these three distinctive hop varieties, making it both full in flavour and crisply thirst-quenching.

Harbour, Bodmin, Cornwall (2012)

Puffin Tears 5.0%
NEW: Juicy Mango and Tangerine flavours, with notes of Pink Grapefruit and Lime. This unfiltered IPA will leave you with a sumptuous mouth feel and has enough bitterness to bring a tear to a Puffins eye!

Heavy Industry Brewing, Henllan, Denbighshire (2012)

Electric Mountain 3.8%
Session Pale Ale: a copper coloured beer, using Pale and Crystal malts. Hopped with Czech and German hops for an up front bitterness, citrus notes and a refreshing finish.

Loud Shirt Brewing, Brighton, E Sussex (2017)

Psychedelic IPA 5.1%
NEW: Bold and zingy aroma from late addition of citra hops make this beer a mouth-watering and vibrant experience. A refreshing, highly-hopped, fruity IPA.

Flower Power 5.1%
NEW: Mellow combination of elderflower and subtle hops make this beer an easy-drinking fresh and tasty experience. A smooth, fresh, lightly-hopped wheat beer.

Ecstasy 6.6%
NEW: Rich combinations of flavoursome dark malts make this beer a deeply delectable experience. A rich, warming, full-bodied stout. A beer to bring you out of your shell and to induce an overwhelming sense of happiness.

Mallinsons, Huddersfield, W. Yorks (2008)

Serious Blendin’ vol.7 4.4%
NEW:  This beer contains four hop varieties, paired up at different stages of the brew. The result is a golden blonde ale with a fruity aroma that hints at strawberrys, a light citrus and tangerine bitterness and a gentle bitter finish.

Moncada, London, W10 (2011)

Blueprint 11: Son of Impy 6.5% (Limited Edition)
Thick and luxurious stout – like a chocolate fudge cake served with vanilla custard. The big flavours of chocolate and vanilla come through alongside some roasty notes.

MoogBrew, Taplow, Bucks (2016)

Return of the Bunny 7.2%
NEW: West Coast IPA with Centennial and Simcoe

Oddly, Hampton, Middx (2017)

Beer 3.3%
NEW: A proper, tasty pale ale.

Wintry 5.0%
LIMITED EDITION: Dark ale fermented on Christmas puddings.

Pomona Island, Salford, Gtr Manchester (2017)

Pale: Mosaic/Chinook 3.8%
NEW/UNFINED: Sessionable pale ale with pleasant bitterness, tropical fruits on the nose with a dominant pineapple flavour

Pale: Cascade/Citra 4.0%
NEW/UNFINED: Classic grapefruit bitterness leading to a crisp dry finish

Session IPA: Centennial/Columbus/Citra 4.1%

Red Cat Brewing, Winchester, Hants (2014)

Murmuration 6.0% (Limited Edition)
Deconstructed stout with super rich mixture of roasty flavours; caramel, toffee, biscuit and vanilla are all present, but with a particularly smooth and mellow body.

Stardust, White Waltham, Berks (2016)

Optic Pale Ale 4.2%
NEW: An aromatic, hoppy Pale Ale, capturing the full potential of the fruity US hop flavours. A smooth mouthfeel with tropical notes on the nose.

The Dragon 5.0%
LIMITED EDITION/UNFINED: Hoppy pale ale ‘Development Brew’ – subtle fruity aroma lemon, strawberry on the pale malt body.

Stratford Upon Avon, Warwickshire (2014)

Stratford Gold 3.8%
Medium Bodied Golden ale with a fine malty flavour and a light hint of citrus fruits. Brewed with Citra and Fuggles hops.

Louis’s Pale 4.0%
Full bodied with strong floral flavours, heavily hopped at the end of the boil process to allow the brew to lock in all of the essential oils to create a powerful flavour and aroma. English pale ale brewed with EKG and Challenger.

Stratford Mosaic 4.2%
Beautiful blonde ale made with Maris Otter pale malts and Carapils – heavily hopped with Mosaic hops to give a grapefruit flavour.

Dark Star Porter 4.6%
A full bodied dark porter with a roasted coffee touch and background chocolatey flavours with a hint of fruit – brewed with Goldings and Challenger hops

Immortal 5.0%
Brewed originally to commemorate the 400th Anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare, it is a deep amber beer with subtle hints of grapefruit and tropical fruits.

Tenby Brewing, Tenby, Dyfed (2015)

Son of a Beach 4.2%
Hoppy Tropical Pale with pine and floral flavours juicy and mouthwatering beer.

Barefoot 4.7%
Light, hoppy blonde beer, quite grassy with a light lemon, citrus character.

Black Flag Rum Porter 5.5%
Opaque black porter, notes of coffee, vanilla and liquorish – giving way to espresso chocolate and rum alcohol. Velvet mouth-feel Spiced rum additions.

Test Brewing, Broughton, Hants (2017)

Test – Wallop Gold 4.3%
NEW: Balanced golden ale with gentle citrus hop notes and a satisfying malt depth in the back taste.

Thames Side Brewery, Staines, Surrey (2015)

Mallard 3.5%
Award winning well balanced and refreshing dark mild ale.

Three Daggers, Edington, Wilts (2013)

Daggers Blonde 3.6%
Brewed with a combination of Pale ale and Munich malt and Saaz and Hallertau hops. This is a light refreshing ale with a gentle bitterness and floral aroma.

Daggers Ale 4.1%
Made from floor malted Maris Otter barley from Warminster Maltings and First Gold hops. A bright, golden amber coloured beer with a gentle bitterness.

Daggers Black 4.5%
Premium stout brewed with flaked and roasted barley and First Gold hops.

Daggers Edge 4.7%
Golden amber in colour, brewed with Maris Otter malt, First Gold is used in the bittering and the floral, citrus, Slovenian hop, Celeia is used for the aroma.

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

XPA 4.3%
NEW: Extra Pale Ale brewed with Citra and Amarillo.

Wander Beyond, Manchester (2018)

Peak 3.8%
A bitter with a simple malt structure and balances the flavour with refreshing notes of mango and blueberries derived from the Citra and Mosaic hops.

West By Three, Swansea (2017)

DDH#1 4.8%
NEW: Late hop additions ensure that this naturally hazy pale ale is not at all bitter, because the hops are not added until the whirlpool it technically has zero IBUs. A healthy dose of Oats and the Vermont yeast combine to form a smooth, aromatic & fruity body. The double dry hop of Enigma & Simcoe brings a pleasant blend of berries, grapes & currants balanced with aromas of alpine meadows.

Chocolate Milk Stout 4.5%
NEW: Deep and creamy Stout built on a rich Chocolate malt foundation and laden with toffee aroma from the Amber and Crystal malts. The sweetness from the lactose is balanced with a touch of bitterness and some subtle chocolaty notes from the Cacao Nibs. The closest thing to liquid cake!

Windsor & Eton , Windsor, Berks (2010)

Colo De Mono 4.8%
Chilean Milk Stout

Revenant 5.0%
Tennessee Rye IPA. Collaboration with Tennessee Brew Works

Windsor & Eton Uprising

Wasteland DIPA 10.0%
Uprising Double IPA. Remarkably easy drinking whilst packing an incredibly satisfying Hop load. Stored in the cask for up to 2 months to reach maturity. 10 different hop varieties are used and even dry hopping has to occur with multiple additions spread over a week. Deep!


Mr Whitehead’s, Hants
Midnight Special (PERRY) 5.0% MED/DRY:
Midnight Special Perry uses a unique blend of fresh dessert and perry pears, and contains no added sugar, preservatives or flavouring. Midnight Special was awarded by CAMRA as “Regional Champion Perry of Britain 2017”.

Novo Pyrus (PERRY) 7.0% MED/DRY:
Strong, but quite dry, refreshing and the strength creeps up on you. 2015 CAMRA South of England Champion Perry.

Boxing Dog 7.5% MED:
A strong cider made from apples with a high sugar content, including Worcester and Cox, coming in at an impressive 7.5% ABV.

Salt Hill Cider, Berkshire
Green Man 5.0% DRY:
A blend of new season and vintage cider slightly green in colour and with a great fruity flavour.

Urban Fox 6.0% DRY:
Organic 100% juice naturally dry, crisp cider made from a blend of several varieties of cooking and eating apples and with no additives. Fermented with the natural yeast in the fruit which achieves a strength of around 6% ABV.

Merry England 6.0% MED/SWEET:
Merry England – due to popular demand we now offer a medium sweet version which is naturally sweetened with English sugar and also has a strength of around 6% ABV

Saxby’s Cider, Northamptonshire
Traditional 5.8% MED/DRY:
A medium dry, still cider with an easy drinking flavour which belies its 5.8% ABV. A long flavour with oaky notes and definitely very moreish!

Thistly Cross Cider, East Lothian
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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