6th Witney Beer Festival 2016
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See below for the list of beers and ciders expected at the event...
Bellingers Brewery Gallipoli - 5.3% abv.
Full bodied stout, rich malt with roasted notes and a smooth finish.
Bellingers Brewery Stirling - 6.0% abv.
A malty brown ale with a sweet nutty flavour. Brewed using English hops.
XT Brewery Animal - 4.6% abv.
A pale beer brewed by XT's Animal brewery
North Cotswold Brewery Moreton Mild - 3.8% abv.
A rich smooth dark mild with a nutty palate. Vanilla / Roasted and smoky.
North Cotswold Brewery Cotswold Best - 4.0% abv.
An easy drinking best bitter made with finest English Challenger, Goldings and Fuggles hops. A popular ale appealing to drinkers that like a traditional best bitter.
North Cotswold Brewery Shagweaver - 4.5% abv.
Pale hoppy bitter made with a blend of three New Zealand hops. Appeals to both ale and larger drinkers alike.
North Cotswold Brewery Hung Drawn 'n' Portered - 5.0% abv.
An ale that harks back to 18th century London. Descended from brown beer, porter is a well hopped beer made from dark roasted malt.
Donnington Brewery SBA - 4.4% abv.
Malt dominates over bitterness in the subtle flavour of this premium bitter, which has a hint of fruit and a dry, malty finish.
Donnington Brewery Cotswold Gold - 4.0% abv.
Their latest permanent, award-winning beer has a golden colour with a citrus flavour followed by a rounded malt finish.
XT Brewery 1 - 4.2% abv
Citrus and fruity hops flirt with reserved English barley and some very naughty Bohemian malts to make a characterful blonde ale that you'll want to meet again.
XT Brewery 4 - 3.8% abv
An amber beer with a special Belgian malt and a fruity mix of American and European hops. Very addictive, and their flagship beer.
XT Brewery Baby Animal - tbc% abv.
A one off specially brewed beer!
XT Brewery 16 - 6.0% abv
Quadruple hopped with some of Europe's finest greenery. Belgian speciality malts and a European Union of hops all presided over by a Brussels Abbey Ale Yeast.
Wychwood Hobgoblin - 4.5% abv.
Brewed with Chocolate & Crystal malts and Styrian, Goldings & Fuggles hops to produce a full-bodied, Ruby beer that delivers a delicious chocolate toffee malt flavour.
Wychwood King Star
A big and bold lager which is laced with flavour. An escape from the average, brewed with fine English pale malted barley, and dry hopped with noble hop Styrian Goldings.
Jennings May the Fourth be with you! - 4% abv.
Prepare yourself for an extra-terestial experience. A golden pale ale with a blend of 3 hops, selected to give an out of this world flavour of spice, pine and citrus.
Wychwood Goddess - 4.1% abv.
This hoppy refreshment provides fresh lemon and floral notes. Combined with a lightly kilned pale malt for a refreshing beer bringing light where there was once dark.
Marston's Single Hop Rakau - 4.0% abv.
A New Zeland hop - Rakau - abundant in pungent peach, pine and tropical flowers.
Marston's Old Empire - 5.7% abv.
With its pale appearance, strong hoppy taste and higher alcoholic strength, it comprises all the genuine characteristics of a true Indian Pale Ale.
Jennings Cocker Hoop - 4.6% abv.
An Award-winning golden bitter from an all malt brew, with Styrian Golding hops added at various stages, to give a classic hop flavour and aroma.
Brakspear Oxford Gold - 4.0% abv.
Brewed using the original Henley Brakspear brewing plant, including the famous 'double-drop' fermentation system, the original Copper, and the Victorian fermenting vessels.
Thwaites Wainwright - 4.1% abv.
With its hoppy aroma, subtle sweetness and delicate citrus fruit flavours, this award-winning golden ale is like the country air Alfred so enjoyed - totally refreshing.
Wychwood Hobgoblin Gold - 4.2% abv.
A combination of hop varieties and an infusion of wheat and malted barley has resulted in the perfect golden beer - with a huge hop punch.
Brakspear Bitter - 3.4% abv.
Amber in colour with a good fruit, hop, and malt nose. The initial taste of malt and well-hopped bitterness dissolves into a bitter-sweet and fruity finish.
Thwaites Lancaster bomber - 4.4% abv.
Lancaster Bomber is an award winning full-bodied chestnut coloured ale with an inviting malty aroma and warming aftertaste.
Ringwood Fortyniner - 4.9% abv.
Their premium golden craft ale, Fortyniner, is bright and full of rich flavours to satisfy the most refined palate.
Jennings Sneck Lifter - 5.1% abv.
An award winning, strong, satisfying ale, wonderfully warming and full of complex flavours, which create an intriguing beer of great character.
Ringwood Old Thumper - 5.1% abv.
Lucious balance of grain and hop in the mouth. Bitter sweet finish with delicate fruit notes.
Crossed Anchors Weisse Guy - 5.0% abv.
Naturally hazy golden traditional South German beer with banana, clove, vanilla and lemon aromas.
Hook Norton Drayman's Drop - 3.7% abv.
Light and fruity, with a cosmopolitan hop burst. Ideal summer refreshment.
St Austell Brewery Spring Fever - 4.1% abv.
A cracking jumping jack of a beer, Spring Fever is a balance of mouth tingling, zesty tropical flavours with a brisk roasted toffee finish.
Bellingers The Man With No Name - 4.2% abv.
A vegan beer brewed without finings
Banks & Taylor Dragon Slayer - 4.5% abv.
A straw coloured beer, dry, malty and lightly hopped.
Charnwood By George - 4.6% abv.
A traditional English premium bitter. A combination of pale, crystal, and chocolate malts give an upfront sweetness, tempered by the late addition of spicy hops.
Bluestone Brewing Hammer Stone IPA - 4.5% abv.
An American style IPA, combining a refreshing malty crispness with a piney, grapefruit aroma created by blending New World hops from America and New Zealand.
West Berkshire Dr Hexter's Healer - 5.0 % abv.
Full-bodied and higly hopped, this award winning ale is packed with rich flavours and marmalade zestiness.
West Berkshire Mister Swift's Pale Ale - 4.0% abv.
A light, fragrantly hoppy and extremely drinkable bitter.
A beer supplied by Wychwood brewed for LibFest
Stonehenge Ales Danish Dynamite - 5.0% abv.
A light golden, dry, strong ale, slightly fruity with a well balanced hop flavour and bitterness.
Stonehenge Ales Pigswill - 4.0% abv.
A full bodied beer, not so bitter, but rich in hop aroma which gives the beer a delightful aftertaste. The warm amber colour is very appealing to the eye.
Stonehenge Ales Sign of Spring - 4.6% abv.
A light green, incredibly smooth and very drinkable beer, rich in malt and hop aroma.
Prescott Ales Chequered Flag - 4.1% abv.
Generously hopped using Cascade and Willamette this ale will leave you wanting more. Malt flavours come from a skilful blend of Pale and Crystal malts.
Prescott Ales Grand Prix - 5.2% abv.
Pale, crystal, roasted and chocolate malts are combined expertly with Fuggles, Northdown and Golding hops to creat a rich and smooth strong ale.
Prescott Ales Super 6 - 5.5% abv.
All-American hopped brown ale with a full flavour. Strong citrus, pine and grapefruit flavours coming from Columbus, Cascade and Chinook create a big dry hop hit.
Revisionist Indian Spiced Pale Ale - 4.6% abv.
A burnished gold beer infused Indian Cuisine inspired spices. Coriander seed, cumin and black pepper are mixed with a sweet edge to give a warm, Indian Souk feel.
Battle Down 4Kings - 7.2% abv.
Lots of everything and then some more! Heady aroma, full taste.
Battle Down Black - 7.2% abv.
A mouthwatering Russian imperial stout. Very dark and menacing.
Crossed Anchors Exe Porter - 4.5% abv.
Easy drinking dark porter-style ale with cedar, fruit and honey flavours.
Wychwood Four-Under-Par - 3.6% abv.
A special beer for the 2016 TwinTown challenge!
Ciders & Perry's
Gwenty D Draig Black Dragon - 7.2% abv.
Renowned and award winning cider rich in colour, body and flavour with a fresh, fruity aroma.
Gwenty D Draig Two Trees Perry - 4.5% abv.
A pale, fruity perry with an aroma of fruit and a hint of honey on the plate.
Kingstone Press Wild Berry Cider - 4.0% abv
This Wild Berry flavoured cider combines their Classic Apple cider recipe with a cocktail of wild berry fruit.
Long Crendon Magna Carta Cider - 5.5% abv.
This Medium dry cider takes its name from the historic links the manor has with the battle of Hastings and the Magna Carta itself.
Long Crendon Cider - 5.5% abv.
A medium dry high quality cider.
Long Crendon William Marshall - 5.5% abv.
A dry high quality cider.
Thatchers Green Goblin - 6.0% abv.
Made with English apples, and matured in oak vats, Green Goblin cider is a full-flavoured, bittersweet blend, balanced to give a fresh character with a medium dry finish.
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