This drink, which we class as a 'Premium Golden Ale' (a Golden Ale), has a strength of 4.5% ABV.
GREAT BRITAIN′S NUMBER ONE PREMIUM ALE Old Speckled Hen is popular with ale drinkers up and down the country and renowned for its unique character and consistent quality.
The great British ale was first brewed to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the MG car factory in Abingdon, Oxfordshire. It was even named after the factory′s old run around car which was often parked outside the paint shop. Spattered in paint, the car became known as the “Owld Speckl′d Un”. The eagle-eyed might even see the resemblance between MG′s logo and the Old Speckled Hen label! More than 35 years on, the great premium ale continues to be a finely balanced beer with a distinctive rich, malty taste and fruity aroma.
To date, this is the only beer from Greene King Brewery that has been available at the Bake & Alehouse and that means it is both the strongest and weakest beer supplied from Greene King Brewery!This is not the strongest ale sold at the Bake and Alehouse, but it has the equal highest ABV has the from this brewery (they have produced another ale of the same strength that has been sold at the Bake & Alehouse. So far, here have been 228 ales with a higher ABV supplied.
To date, the Bake & Alehouse has supplied -
228 stronger ales
91 ales of this strength
468 weaker ales
13 ales with an unrecorded strength
Records indicate that this drink has been available in Westgate's Bake & Alehouse, on over 7 seperate occasions, since August 2012
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