|Guinness Golden Ale; Erdinger Dunkel; Revisionist Saison; Guinness West Indies Porter; King Cobra|
Guinness Golden Ale
Brewed using Guinness yeast, Irish Barley, hops, specially selected amber malt, created by Peter Simpson.
See: Dark gold colour
Aroma: Hoppy initially with malt coming through
Flavour: Biscuity, followed by slight bitterness and slight sweetness. Mouth-drying, refreshing and light
From the world's largest wheat beer brewery, located in Erding in Germany, originally founded in 1886
See: Dark brown
Aroma: Sweet malt
Flavour: Gorgeous round toasted malty taste, little bitterness but some residual sweetness
In 500ml bottles and available on draft in Marston's pubs/bars March/April. A contemporary take on a Belgian style farmhouse ale. Pale malt and some dark malt. Belgian ale yeast. Fermented vigourously at a warm temperature to accentuate fruitiness. Hops include Goldings, Challenger, Lubelski, Styrian, Cascade, with a dry-hopping of Styrian & Lubelski.
See: Pale amber
Aroma: Fruity, boiled sweets
Flavour: Full flavoured, fruity, dry, sour spicy fruit, bitterness 3/5, sweetness 1/5
Guinness West Indies Porter
Re-creation of an 1801 recipe that uses more hops (in this case US Goldings) to help preserve the beer for a 4-5 week voyage to tropical climes.
See: Ruby with good head creation
Aroma: Toffee, caramel, slight chocolate
Flavour: More chocolate than coffee with noticeable residual sweetmess, easy drinking
The world's first double-fermented, Pilsner style lager from Rodenbach Brewery in Belgium. Re-fermentation in bottle. Rice included with the grains, Hallatau hops.
See: Pale gold/deep blonde. Very good head formation from the bottle conditioning.
Aroma: Rich & biscuity
Flavour: Balanced, smooth, maltiness giving way to fruity, floral, tropical. Alcohlic strength is apparent.