This drink, which we class as a 'Kentish Best Bitter' (a Bitter), has an ABV of 4.3%.
A rich, full bodied best bitter in the traditional Kent style. Finest Maris Otter pale ale malt and crystal malt for colour and richness. Hopped with local Kent Northdown and Finchcocks' Whitbread Golding Variety and finished in the Hop Rocket with Progress hops from Scotney Castle for a full flavour and aroma.
Gold Medal Best Bitter SIBA SE 2005, Bronze Medal Best Bitter SIBA SE 2009
'That's a fighting beer, isn't it! - Malty n' hoppy - That just tastes like a nice, strong, manly beer - It's a good beer - Can I have some more please, sir? - That's a right good pint; it's a proper beer, it's honest, it's a pint' Said by James May on Oz & James Drink to Britain recorded in February 2009
'...massive aroma and palate of jammy fruit, biscuity malt and bitter hop resins. Good old-fashioned beer.' Said by Roger Protz
'...this deeply satisfying brew has a wonderful malty aroma and a bitter hop finish. A fine session beer, or try it with smoked mackerel salad or cold roasts' Said by Jonathan Ray in the Daily Telegraph on 14 October 2006
'A satisfying, hoppy best bitter in the great British tradition, with a smooth malt backdrop and lots of tangy, tart, orangey fruit.' Said by Jeff Evans - Beer Writer
So far, this is one of 41 beers from Westerham Brewery that have been sold at the Bake & Alehouse.
To date, the Bake & Alehouse has supplied -
From THIS brewery:
7 ales with a higher strength
4 ales of this ABV
29 ales with a lower ABV
From ALL breweries:
342 stronger ales
40 ales of this strength
385 weaker ales
13 ales with an unrecorded strength
Records indicate that this drink has been available in Westgate's Bake & Alehouse, on over 10 seperate occasions, since August 2012
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