This libation, which we class as a 'Superior, Dark Ale' (a Porter), has a strength of 5% ABV.
The legendary Old Growler - what a pedigree, what a porter!
Like a grumpy old family pet much loved for its independent character and suffer-no-fools, yet its curmudgeonly appearance belying its gentle character and easy going nature. The only beer to have twice won Overall Champion at the CAMRA Winter Beer Festival; its many awards also include Supreme Champion at the Chicago International Beer Festival and voted Best of 2011 by the Beer Tasting Institute of America, so it's even top dog across the pond. A complex, satisfying Porter, smooth and distinctive. Roast malt and fruit feature on the palate and the finish is powerfully hoppy. Tantalising taste buds since 1988. Now where did we put that Crufts entry form, it must be time for another award by now?
So far, this is one of 6 beers from Nethergate - Stour Valley Brewery that have been sold at the Bake & Alehouse. 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 51 ales with a higher ABV supplied.
To date, the Bake & Alehouse has supplied -
From THIS brewery:
One ale of this strength
4 ales with a lower ABV
From ALL breweries:
51 stronger ales
53 ales of this strength
663 weaker ales
13 ales with an unrecorded strength
Records indicate that this drink has been available, twice in Westgate's Bake & Alehouse since August 2012
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