Beers from Hall & Woodhouse at the 2017 Dorset Beer Fest
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ABV 3.7% Best Bitter
An auburn coloured, 3.7%abv refreshing beer. The beer combines our finest Flagon ale malt with a small amount of crystal malt to give a subtle malt character. The beer was inspired and developed with the hop growers and merchants Charles Faram. The Celeia, Bobek and Dana hops provide a refreshing hop that is both thirst quenching and characterful. The hops are added both in the brewhouse and dry hopped in FV to ensure this 3.7% ale retains its character to the last drop.
ABV 4.1% Premium Bitter
The malt base is our finest Flagon ale malt, combining with the generous use of crystal malt to giving a moorish biscuit character to the mouthfeel. The Goldings and Celeia hop varieties combine to provide a subtle but defined floral hop character.
ABV 4.1% Speciality
This award-winning classic is a deliciously balanced ale with peach and melon flavours.
C&C is an amber beer which combines an aromatic collection of British, Slovenian and New World hops for a refreshing easy drinking beer.
In the lagoon of Brownsea Island, you can find the Wild Wader striding proudly in the morning haze. This amber brew combines an aromatic collection of British, Slovenian and New World hops for a refreshing easy-drinking beer.
Great with fish & chips!
An auburn coloured ale at a moreish 4.3%, Firkin Fox combines our finest Flagon premium ale malt with the biscuity and aromatic qualities of our speciality malts.
This is a refreshing ale with a unique hoppy aroma and well-balanced bitterness that is bound to satisfy!
With the hot summer sun beating down, the patient fly-fishermen of the Dorset Stour await their catch. These ‘Flyers’ are celebrated in this warming ale with ginger overtones, rumoured to be originally included to remedy the bites of the infamous Blandford Fly. The added ginger makes this beer naturally cloudy
ABV 4.9% Premium Bitter
The godfather of our beers. Its ingredients combine the very finest that the British maritime climate can produce. The Flagon barley is a niche grown for its quality and low protein. This is combined with our own pure Badger water. The aroma hops bring together the English varieties of Goldings, First Gold and Challenger. These floral hop notes have a subtle hint of spice that combine with the fruity notes from fermentation to give a light premium ale with reverence.
The subtle elderflower aromas of this delicately floral brew are reminiscent of a summer's evening.
ABV 5.2% Speciality
This is a deliberately hazy beer made with extra pale ale and wheat malt blend, fermented on hand picked gorse flowers from the Wiltshire/Dorset border.
Brewed with an American yeast, the gorse imparts a golden hue to the beer with subtle hints of
Game, Set and Match
ABV 5.5% Speciality
A light refreshing wheat beer brewed with 50% malted wheat, Munich yeast and infused with strawberries and vanilla to create the perfect match to celebrate the start of Wimbledon.
ABV 5.5% Speciality
An “In your face” hybrid west coast style Red IPA made with German malt and American yeast.
A larger than usual dry hop charge of Citra, Eldorado, Ekuanot and Mosaic lead to a tropical fruit explosion of aroma and flavour.
ABV 5.5% India Pale Ale
A true IPA that builds on the tradition of an English IPA but draws inspiration from the bolder IPAs that have been brewed in the US. The hops of Amarillo, Mosaic and Cascade give powerful citrus notes that come to the fore in both the aroma and flavour. Brewed to WOW and not disappoint those that crave a hop refreshment. The ale malt combines our English Flagon malt with Vienna, Munich and Caramalt that gives this ale its malt character and provides the malt base and stage for the hops to perform.
This devilish red Rye IPA builds on the Crystal Rye and malt base with the intense citrus hop of Amarillo and Mosaic. The addition of red grape and vanilla balance and soften the flavour whilst adding a subtle creaminess.
ABV 5.5% Golden Ale
This celebration beer has been developed by our Brewster and Beer Sommelier Nikki Rowe. It is strong cask ale at 5.5% abv, designed to be sipped and savoured. It is a deep golden, chestnut colour. The strong nature of the ale brings out the malt notes which are supplemented with English hops that give a delicate nose of soft fruits with a hint of orange.
This rich, smooth brew has a softly spiced sweetness with dark liquorice notes and a fruity damson aroma.
Queen of Spades
ABV 6.0% India Pale Ale
A black IPA, with strong citrus hop notes with a body of roasted malt notes.
Winter's Tale 1058 Strong Ale
From the Hall & Woodhouse Pilot Plant a full bodied winter style beer bringing together our premium ale, chocolate and crystal malts. The hop charge is provided by the English varieties of Boadicea & Sovereign making this a very drinkable strong ale.
ABV 7.2% Speciality
With a great red beard and a mermaid’s tail, a curious manifestation was said to have emerged from the coast off Portland. The Mer-chicken crowed four times, beckoned with his head to the north, south and west, before disappearing beneath the waves.
Like the rare beast, this Saison style brew is unique; fermented with Belgian yeast and infused with basil for a distinctive Saison style beer with fresh herbal undertones.