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Welcome to the 2006 beerlist. Enjoy.

To celebrate England winning the Ashes we are trying to give the beer list a cricket theme this year, with real aleas from most of the cricket playng counties and bottled beers from the countries on the international cricket circuit. We've also snook a couple of rubgy union brews in there since we whupped the Aussies at that too.

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Real Ales
BreweryBeerABV (%)Tasting Notes
AcornBarnsley, South YorkshireOld Manor Porter4.4New dark beer from Dave Hughes
AtlasKinlochleven, ArgyllshireLatitude3.6An intensely hoppy, fruity light ale; full of citrus
Ballard'sNyewood, PetersfieldNyewood Gold5Hoppy, robust, golden-brown beer
Bank TopBolton, Greater ManchesterFlat Cap4Pale bitter with citrus aroma and finish
Bank TopBolton, Greater ManchesterOld Slapper4.2Genuine blonde with dwarf hops
Bank TopBolton, Greater ManchesterPort O Call5Dark ale with roast barley flavour and port overtones
Bank'sWolverhampton, StaffordshireOriginal3.8Well balanced amber, refreshing session beer
Bath AlesBristolBarnstormer4.5Malt, hops and fruit give good aroma and flavour; mid-brown
Bath AlesBristolFestivity5Silver award winner at National Winter Ales 2005
BeartownCongleton, CheshireHoppy New Bear4.5Seasonal beer
BeartownCongleton, CheshireKodiak Gold4Highly drinkable golden brew with citrus
BelvoirMelton Mowbray, LeicestershireStar Mild3.4Redish-black full flavoured mild; fruity bitter-sweet finish
BradfieldSheffield, South YorkshireFarmers Pale Ale5IPA from Peak District farm brewery
CaledonianEdinburghAle Langsyne4.6New Year brew
ClarionBlackwell, DerbyshireAmber4.5First brew from new brewery
Coach HouseWarrington, CheshireBlueberry Classic Bitter5Very pleasant fruit beer
Coach HouseWarrington, CheshireBlunderbus Old Porter5.5Delicious award winning dark rich porter
Coach HouseWarrington, CheshireFarriers Best Bitter3.9Smooth tawny-ale, slightly sweet but hop flavours in aftertaste
Copper DragonSkipton, North YorkshireGolden Pippin3.9Malt, hops and fruit give good aroma and flavour; building bitterness
DarwinSunderland, Tyne & WearGhost Ale4.1Pale and hoppy with citrus
DarwinSunderland, Tyne & WearKiller Bee6Strong brew using organic honey
DorsetWeymouth, DorsetSilent Knight5.9Seasonal brew
DurhamBowburn, DurhamWhite Velvet3.8Pale bitter with tangy, hoppy, citrus flavour
EllandElland, West YorkshireBeyond the Pale4.2Light golden ale with bitter aftertaste
ExmoorTaunton, SomersetExmoor Gold4.5BBBB favourite; yellow bitter with a clean hoppy aftertaste
FenlandEly, CambridgeshireBabylon Banks4.1New beer from Cambridgeshire
GrainstoreOakham, RutlandRutland Panther3.4Dark mild with the roast flavours of stout
Great GableSeascale, CumbriaYewbarrow5.5Rich, mellow strong dark mild with fruit flavour
GreenwoodBradford, West YorkshireBlind Ref3.8Light over-hopped ale
GreenwoodBradford, West YorkshireFat Prop5Dark cascade porter
HanbyWem, ShropshireCherry Bomb6Strong and sweetish fruit beer; love it or hate it!
HanbyWem, ShropshireScorpio Porter4.5Dark porter with hints of coffee and chocolate
HarviestounAlva, ClackmannanshireSchiehallion4.8Superb cask lager with floral hoppiness
HawksheadKendal, CumbriaBitter3.7Pale and hoppy session bitter
High House FarmMatfen, NorthumberlandAuld Hemp3.8Lovely tawny ale with bitterness and fruit
HoltsManchesterBitter4Hoppy distinctive copper coloured ale
HoltsManchesterMild3.2Fruity, malty dark beer with dry, hoppy finish
Hop BackSalisbury, WiltshirePickled Santa6Xmas offering from highly regarded brewery
Hop BackSalisbury, WiltshireSummer Lightning5Dangerously drinkable beer with hoppy aroma and intense bitterness
HoskinsSwindonGrandad Tom's Porter4.8New porter from Hoskin's stable
HoskinsSwindonTom Kelly's Stout4.2Welcome return for this dark, rich brew
Humpty DumptyReedham, NorfolkLittle Sharpie3.8Clean, golden bitter with sweet, hoppy, lagerish flavour
Humpty DumptyReedham, NorfolkPeto's Porter4.8Rich, dark and highly-drinkable
HydesSalford, Greater ManchesterJekylls Gold4.3Well balanced golden beer with fruit, malt and hops
Isle of ArranBrodick, AyrshireBlonde5Hoppy beer balanced by fruit, bitter finish
Itchen ValleyAlresfordFagins4.1Copper coloured bitter with bitter aftertaste
KeltekRedruth, CornwallGolden Lance3.8Light and golden refreshing brew
KeltekRedruth, CornwallKing5.1Complex beer with fruit and malt; dry finish
MilestoneNewark, NottinghamshireLoxley Ale4.2Light golden ale
MoorhousesBurnley, LancashireBlack Cat3.4Multi award winning dark mild
MoorhousesBurnley, LancashireBlonde Witch4.5Pale with hoppy citrus flavour
MoorhousesBurnley, LancashirePendle Witches Brew5.1Distinctive strong bitter with honey sweet taste but dry bitter finish
NaylorsKeighley, North YorkshireRoger's Who Sang Challenger4.8Dark beer from Keighley
NorthernNorthwich, CheshireDancer4.2Light, golden, intense best bitter using American hops
NorthernNorthwich, CheshireRun for Cover4Festival special; light, hoppy refreshing brew
NorthernNorthwich, CheshireSoul Rider4Straw coloured bitter with citrus aftertaste
OakhamPeterborough, CambridgeshireBlack Hole Porter5.5Strong dark winter ale
OakhamPeterborough, CambridgeshireJHB3.8Hoppy straw coloured citrus brew; award winning, try it!
OrkneyStromness, OrkneySkull Splitter8.5Satiny, smooth; deceptively light but dangerously drinkable
OssettOssett, West YorkshireSilver King4.3Crisp dry flavour and citrus, fruity aroma
PhoenixHeywood, Greater ManchesterSnowbound4.3Pale citrus winter bew; delicious
PhoenixHeywood, Greater ManchesterWhite Monk4.5Yellow beer with plenty of fruit and hoppy, bitter finish
PhoenixHeywood, Greater ManchesterWobbly Bob6BBBB classic; red-brown with malty, fruity aroma
PictishRochdale, LancashireBrewers Gold3.8Popular local pale ale making its BBBB debut
RCHWest Hewish, SomersetPitchfork4.3Classic yellow ale with floral, citrus hop-flavour
RobinsonsStockport, CheshireOld Tom8.5Dark, complex beer; malt, port and fruit leads to a long bitter-sweet finish
SalamanderBradford, West YorkshireMudpuppy4.2Well balanced copper beer; fruity and hoppy
Sarah HughesDudley, West MidlandsDark Ruby Mild6Vastly popular strong mild; rich and warming
St GeorgesCallow End, WorcestershireNimrod4.3Tawny with a rich maltiness and fruity, hoppy finish
StonehengeNetheravon, WiltshirePigswill4Amber full-flavoured beer with rich hop aroma
Thomas'NorthWestRottweiller6.2Strong beer especially produced for the BBBB; beware the hoppy bite!!
ThornbridgeBakewell, DerbyshireLord Marples4Brewed in a stately home
Three RiversStockport, Greater ManchesterCrystal Wheat5Award winning English clear beer; spicy character and floral mouth feel
Three RiversStockport, Greater ManchesterManchester IPA4.2Light russet amber colour with biscuit flavours and citrus finish
Three RiversStockport, Greater ManchesterSuitably Irish5.6Classic stout; dark, easy drinking and moorish
ThwaitesBlackburn, LancashireLancaster Bomber4.4Toasted malt and hops aroma with pronounced bitter finish
ThwaitesBlackburn, LancashireMild3.3Now rare but tasty dark mild with malty flavour and caramel notes
Timothy TaylorKeighley, West YorkshireLandlord4.3Dry, hoppy beer; 3 times Champion Beer of Britain
TindallBungay, NorfolkNorfolk 'N' Good4.6Golden hued brew with lemonade airs
TitanicStoke on Trent, StaffordshireWreckage7.2Strong warming winter brew
WeltonsHorsham, SussexOld Cocky4.3Second brew but now in its 10th year
West BerkshireThatcham, BerkshireMr Chubb's Lunchtime Bitter3.7English hops and Maris Otter malt make a pleasant brew
WhimBuxton, DerbyshireArbour Light3.6Pale bitter with sharp, clean hoppy taste
WoodlandsWrenbury, CheshireGold Brew5Fresh tasting true bitter with blend of 7 hops
WoodlandsWrenbury, CheshireMidnight Stout4.4Smooth, black easy-drinking stout with dry roast barley flavour
WoodlandsWrenbury, CheshireOak Beauty4.2Mid coloured bitter with a hint of acorn

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BrewABV (%)FromType
Bin Laden's Downfall10SomersetSpicy
Broadoak Moonshine (8.4%)8.4SomersetCider - Medium
Hancocks6DevonCider - Sweet
Hecks Avalon Dragons Blood7.2SomersetCider - Medium
Holders Perry6GloucestershireMedium (Perry)
Newtons 2 Year Vintage7.2HerefordshireMedium
Rathays Single VarietalHerefordshire

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Draught Beers
BeerTypeABV (%)Country
Anchor Steam BeerCalifornia Common4.7USA
Budvar DarkDark Lager4.7Czech Republic
Delirium TremensBelgian Strong Ale8.5Belgium
Jever PilsPilsener4.9Germany
Kuppers KolshPale Beer4.8Germany
Leffe BlondeAbbey Ale6.6Belgium
Liefmans Cuvée Brut (Kriekbier)Sour Flemish Ale - Flanders Red / Oud Bruin6Belgium
Menabrea 1846Pale Lager4.8Italy
Paulaner Hefe-WeissbierWeissbier - Hefeweizen5.5Germany
Paulaner Original Münchner Hell (Premium Lager)Helles / Dortmunder Export4.9Germany
StaropramenLager5Czech Republic
Van Diest Fruli CranberryFlavored - Fruit4.1Belgium
Van Diest Fruli Strawberry BeerFlavored - Fruit4.1Belgium

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Bottled Beers
BeerTypeABV (%)Country
Budels Organic5Holland
Bush de Noël (Scaldis Noel)Belgian Strong Ale12Belgium
CastleLager5South Africa
Goosberry WheatWheat5Scotland
Heather Ales FraochTraditional Ale5Scotland
KeoPremium Lager4.5Cyprus
La Demi Artois5.2Belgium
Lion Stout8Sri Lanka
Little Creatures Pale AleAmerican Pale Ale5.2Australia
Rubbel Sexy LagerPale Lager5Belgium
Schloss Eggenberg Samichlaus BierDoppelbock14Austria
Steinlager ClassicPale Lager5New Zealand
TuskerPale Lager4.2Kenya

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Fruit Beers
BeerTypeABV (%)Country
Chapeau TropicalLambic - Fruit (Banana)3Belgium
De Troch ApricotLambic - Fruited3.5Belgium
De Troch ExoticLambic - Fruited3.5Belgium
Florisgaarden Chocolat GardenbeerBelgian White (Witbier)4.2Belgium
Florisgaarden GriotteFruit Beer3.6Belgium
Florisgaarden PassionFruit Beer3.6Belgium
Florisgaarden Pomme / AppleFlavoured - Fruit3.6Belgium
Liefmans FrambozenbierSour Flemish Ale - Flanders Red / Oud Bruin4.5Belgium
Lindemans Cassis LambicLambic - Fruit4Belgium
Timmermans Peche LambicLambic Style - Fruit4Belgium

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We cannot guarantee that all beers will be available at all sessions. Once they're gone, they're gone.


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