Friday, 5 November 2010

Britain's Best Beer 2010 - The November draw prize

This month's prize has been kindly donated by and they've once again done us proud.

15 great British Beers from 15 different breweries:

Acorn Brewery - Conquest - abv 5.7%
A well-hopped, traditional IPA. The initial hoppy aroma gives way to a good citrus flavour & a lasting bitter finish.

Brewdog - Punk IPA - abv 6%
Post modern classic pale ale.

Crouch Vale Brewery - Brewers Gold - abv 4%
This is a pale, refreshing and hoppy beer with gorgeous aromas of tropical fruits.

Felinfoel Brewery - Double Dragon - abv 4.2%
A full drinking premium Welsh ale, malty and subtly hopped with a rich colour and smooth balanced character.

Hawkshead Brewery - Lakeland Gold - abv 4.4%
A golden Ale. Hoppy and uncompromisingly bitter with complex fruit flavours.

Hogs Back Brewery - TEA - abv 4.2%
The brewery’s flagship ale is pale brown, with a hoppy and slightly fruity aroma supported by malt in the taste. A well crafted, bittersweet beer with a long dry finish. A classic Best Bitter.

Inveralmond Brewery - Ossian - abv 4.1%
This superb golden ale is perilously smooth and drinkable with distinct nutty tones and fruitiness.

Mallinsons - Station Best Bitter - abv 4.2%
Pale gold with a citrus hop aroma, a bitter citrusy hop taste and finish.

Marble Brewery - Manchester Bitter - abv 4.2%
Straw coloured best bitter with uncompromising bitterness, balanced against residual sweetness and citrus/woody hop aromas.

Meantime - Chocolate - abv 6.5%
Created using dark malts and chocolate. Pronounced vanilla notes fuse the chocolate and malts together to give a rich, warming, flavour.

Ossett Brewery - Excelsior - abv 5.2%
Excelsior has a mellow yet full flavour that develops into a fruity dryness on the palate. A fresh hoppy aroma with citrus and floral characteristics.

Potton Brewery - Shambles Bitter - abv 4.3%
A light premium beer. it's robust bitternessis balanced by a subtle sweetness and understated hop character.

RCH Brewery - Ale Mary - abv 6%
It is a spiced ale with the addition of ginger, cloves, cinnamon, coriander, nutmeg and pimento.

Saltaire Brewery - Cascade Pale Ale - abv 4.8%
American style pale ale with the floral aromas and strong bitterness of Cascade and Centennial hops.

Williams Bros Brewing - Good Times - abv 5%
Good Times is a county pale ale, brewed with a delicious combination of barley, oats, hops, meadowsweet and elderflowers.

Britain's Best Beer 2010
Want to win this great case of real ale?
Simply select the best British beer you have tasted this year to help us find Britain's Best Beer 2010.
There are two categories to vote in, Best Cask Beer and Best Bottled Beer.
We know there are some great beers out there, which is why you can select up to three beers in either one or both categories. Every vote will count equally and by the end of November we hope to have found a winner.
Vote here before the end of August for your chance to win this great case of British Beer

Please note this competition is only open to UK residents OVER the age of 18.

myBrewerytap is where to find Britain's smaller independent breweries online. The site sells bottles and ‘beer in a box' ale from micro breweries, delivered direct to your door

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