Ale Notes are courtesy of each respective brewery, click on the image to to go to the brewerys website
A full bodied medium chestnut coloured premium cask ale with an initial sweet malty flavour balanced with a subtle bitterness. The beer finishes with a delicious citrus and spice hop character
HSB is brewed with the finest malt and hops for a well-balanced character. It is full bodied and silky textured, with a hint of Dundee cake that leads to a rich, fruity taste and a silky smooth finish. It has an ABV of 4.8% and is a beer to savour.
Traditional mahogany brown mild, smoky, roasted nutty aroma, with sweet, molasses and dark chocolate flavours. Brewed with Pale Ale, Crystal & Chocolate Malts and Fuggle Hops. Won “Best in Class” at SIBA S.E. Brewing Competition 2001.
The perfect supping beer and still the New Forest's favourite tipple. Best Bitter was awarded Bronze Medal at the Munich Beer Festival in 2005. With a hop aroma with fruit notes to tempt the nose and a good malt feel in the mouth with a dry, tangy fruit finish. A delicious, easy drinking slightly tart pale bitter.
Brewed at OG 1040 and ABV 4.0%. A full bodied beer, not so bitter, but rich in hop aroma which gives the beer a delightful aftertaste. The warm amber colour is very appealing to the eye
Exquisitely lovely golden ale. Named after Alfred Wainwright, the renowned Lakeland author who was born in Blackburn, Wainwright is a refreshing golden ale with subtle sweetness and delicate citrus fruity overtones.
Downton's most popular session bitter. Pale in colour with four varieties of hops. (Challenger, East Kent Goldings, Pioneer, and Styrian Goldings) provide a full range of floral and citrus aromas, and a moreish bitterness that drinks superbly down the glass.
Award winning Old Rosie Scrumpy is allowed to settle out naturally after fermentation resulting in a truly old fashioned, full flavoured, appley, cloudy scrumpy; with a well balanced medium dry character. Lightly carbonated. Suitable for vegetarians, vegans and coeliacs.
Sweet but incredibly refreshing with a glorious fresh tasting pear flavour and a wonderful pear aroma. ABV 7.5