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Part of Sharp’s Connoisseur’s Choice range of beers designed to be served with food, Spiced Red is a red ale brewed with coriander and a particularly fruity yeast Irish yeast strain. It is dry hopped in warm conditioning with Hallertauer Perle hops and spiced with coriander just before bottling.Read more
(Vintage 12, best before 23-Jan-17) Cloudy, deep tawny brown amber with moderately thick off-white head and little in the way of lacing.
Wonderfully fruity - naval orange zest, moist fruit cake with almond going on marzipan, liquorice and cinnamon spice.
Sweet dried and stewed fruit – prunes and sultanas with balancing woody tannins.
Long lingering lightly smoked brazil nuts, citrus zest and dry oak. Smoked fruitcake.
Not generally accessible
Mr Trotter is the brainchild and collective alter ego of food writers Matthew Fort and Tom Parker-Bowles with beer marketing man Rupert Ponsonby. As the name suggests this English ale is brewed with sweet chestnuts by Lancaster Brewery Ltd and is claimed to be the only chestnut beer brewed in the UK
Originally brewed in 1958, this traditional English strong ale is named after the finger-shaped signposts still found in Kent. These originally dotted the Pilgrims Way, pointing the way to Canterbury and the shrine of Thomas A Becket before it was destroyed by Henry VIII.
This Belgian Tripel Abbey ale is brewed with wheat, oats and barley according to a recipe from 1679. The back label declares this a "Blond, robust, smooth, and fruity three grain beer with final fermentation in the bottle."