Beers (2016)

The following is the list of beers that are anticipated to be available in the 2016 festival.

Please note: this list is not final and is subject to change.

Beer NameBreweryabv %StyleDescription
The Hop Inn SpecialRamsbury4.0AmberDark amber in colour and with a pleasing hoppy aroma.
Chalkstream Ramsbury5.0PalePale in colour full-bodied premium ale with a smooth hoppy finish.
Blowing StoneWhite Horse - Stanford in the Vale4.2PaleThis famous Stone stands below the White Horse in the Village of Kingston Lisle. It is said that ‘he who can blow the stone shall be king’. Traditional brown beer, hopped with great English Bramling Cross and Challenger.
Black BeautyWhite Horse - Stanford in the Vale3.9RubyRich Ruby in colour, using the best chocolate malt and fine English Fuggle hop to achieve a flavour that leaves the herd behind like a true Champion!
Midnight Bell Leeds4.8DarkA premium dark mild. Crystal and chocolate malts combine with wonderful Willamette hops to give a full bodied, complex character to this award winning ale.
Special Christ Church BeerThree Castles - Pewsey4.7GoldenGolden beer brewed especially for the Old Town Beer Festival
GatehouseThree Castles - Pewsey3.8BrownBrown session ale, lightly hoppy with a subtle sweet taste.
StonedThree Castles - Pewsey4.4PaleA Straw coloured well hopped beer with bitter overtones and an intense Citrus flavour that lingers to the end. A refreshing summer ale.
White KnightThree Castles - Pewsey4.1BlondeA blonde beer with stacks of ripe juicy flavours releasing a vibrant fruity aroma, giving a fine dry finish.
Moles BestMoles - Melsham4.0CopperWell balanced copper coloured bitter, clean dry and malty with some bitterness and a delicate floral hop flavour from the Fuggles and Golden Hops
6 fingersMoles - Melsham4.1CopperA trappist style beer with floral, fruity and spiced kicks
Elmos FireMoles - Melsham4.4PaleMedium bodied pale ale. Refreshingly bitter with a fruity spicy aroma from the willamette hops, balanced by the maris otter malted barley leaving a long bitter finish.
MillionaireWild Beer Co - Shepton Mallet4.7StoutA Chocolate and Salted Caramel Milk Stout.... Sweet and salty collide in this rich, balanced and smooth dessert stout. Lactose, caramel and high quality Valrhona cocoa nibs provide a chocolate and caramel backbone alongside the roasty malts whilst the Cornish Sea Salts gives a savoury kick, raising this beautiful beer above the norm.
Track RecordPrescott Ales - Cheltenham4.4AmberMaris otter and crystal malts, Fuggles and Goldings hops provide the basis for our deliciously fruity best bitter. Smooth yet slightly sweet finish which can only be achieved by adding just a hint of honeyf
Chequered flagPrescott Ales - Cheltenham4.1AmberGenerously hopped using Cascade and Willamette this ale will leave you wanting more. Malt flavours come from a skillful blend of pale and crystal malts
ElmersFlying Monk - Malmesbury3.8PaleBrewed with Maris Otter malt, hopped with East Kent Goldings and Nelson Sauvignon. A lot of love has gone into Elmers and it has been going down a storm in pubs.
HabitFlying Monk - Malmesbury4.2AmberContrasting sweet & bitter flavours from Maris Otter Mash and Kentish Hops giving a lasting finish with fresh, floral overtones.
Sign of springStonehenge - Salisbury4.6Light/ GreenA light green, incredibly smooth and very drinkable beer, rich in both malt and hop aroma. Specially brewed for springtime (beer) lovers.
Great Bustard Stonehenge - Salisbury4.8AmberTraditionally brewed using only the finest quality of water, barley and rye malts, whole hops and the brewery's own top-fermenting yeast. The taste is deliciously fruity and malty with a lingering bitter aftertaste.
Punch and JudyGreat Orme - Llandudno4.3CopperTraditional best bitter with a hint of malt and caramel.
Welsh GoldGreat Orme - Llandudno3.6GoldenWelsh gold is a golden session . It is a quaffable hoppy ale with a lovely balanced hop flavour.
Space HoppyBinghams - Ruscombe, Berkshire5.0IPARefreshing golden India Pale Ale with citrus hops. Won SIBA South East Competition 2011 - Strong Bitter category
Macchiato StoutBinghams - Ruscombe, Berkshire5.0StoutDark Stout infused with Vanilla and Coffee
Queen BeeSlaters - Stafford4.2GoldenAn amber coloured beer brewed using a local honey supplier. A real taste of an English summer
Premium AleSlaters - Stafford4.4AmberRich amber coloured beer with hints of caramel, malt and a complex fruit hop aroma developing into a bitter finish and balancing the well rounded malty mouthfeel.
FiresideBlack country - Dudley5.0AmberA well rounded premium bitter, amber in colour, clean in taste leading to a pleasant dry finish.
Pig on the wallBlack country - Dudley4.3BrownA refreshing chestnut brown beer with a complex flavour of light hops giving way to a bittersweet blend of roasted malt. Suggestions of chocolate and coffee undertones.
Sherwood ReserveCastle Rock - Nottingham4.5StoutBrewed with fresh Columbian coffee beans, Sherwood Reserve is a smooth, balanced and decadent stout, with notes of chocolate and coffee.
Sherriffs TippleCastle Rock - Nottingham3.4AmberHigh quality low ABV session bitter with a distinctive hop character derived from Goldings.
Cairngorm GoldCairngorm - Aviemore4.5GoldA golden coloured, light bodied, continental style beer. Saaz hops provide an initial fresh and zesty flavour with Styrian Goldings providing late aromas. Find the Golden Eagle near you.
Black GoldCairngorm - Aviemore4.4StoutThis wholesome stout has a rich dark colour and nutty roast flavour. No less than four colours of malt make up the grist! A smooth sweetness leads to a dry finish and a satisfying after taste.
PillboxKennet & Avon - Melksham4PaleA very pale quaffable session ale. Easy to drink with a hoppy flavour without being too complex and just the right amount of bitterness.
Rusty LaneKennet & Avon - Melksham4.4Reddish brownA rusty coloured Irish style red ale with rounded toffee malt flavour and floral hop finish. A good blokey reddish brown beer!
Mucky DuckPortsmouth Brewhouse & Kitchen3.4BitterCarmel, Clean Bitterness, Smooth A refreshing session bitter with some caramel malt flavour and gentle hoppiness.
Black SwanPortsmouth Brewhouse & Kitchen5.7Black IPASpicy, Hoppy, Roast Bitterness A dry black ale with a huge, piney, resinous hop flavour and aroma, laid over a slight roast
Vanilla Pod AleArkells - Swindon4.5GoldenDeep Golden, Vanilla, Banana, Sweet and Fruity