2017's BEER AND CIDER LIST

We're able to offer a large selection of Beers and Ciders at the Hampton Beer Festival. We have been donated some beers and have had others sponsored. If you would like to sponsor a beer or cider, please click on the link next to the ale in the list below and mail to our admin team to organise. Remember that all profits go to charity.

Please click on any of the items below to read more about the brewers and our sponsors.

ALE ABV BREWER

Amber
4.2% Hedgedog Brewing
DONATED BY:

Hedgedog Brewery

TASTER NOTES:
Clear medium amber colour with a small lacy off-white head.
Aroma is moderate with malty, caramel, pale malt and fruity notes.
Flavour is malt forward but refreshing and light with well balanced moderate bitterness.
Overall fruity, caramel, nutty notes and a crisp modern hop flavour tops it all off.
Body is medium, texture is uniquely English due to classic soft carbonation.

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Amelia
4.4% Park Brewery
SPONSORED BY:

The Tree Company, Whitton Road, Hounslow TW3 2EB

TASTER NOTES:
Very light pale colour, a taste of summer, great aroma and hop flavour, summer berries.
Hops: Simcoe and Mosaic

ALE ABV BREWER

Black Swan
4.6% Thames Side Brewery
SPONSORED BY:

A Sponsor is needed for this ale - your name here?

TASTER NOTES:
Rich and malty, but nicely balanced historical dark.

ALE ABV BREWER

Gallows Gold
4.4% Park Brewery
DONATED BY:

The Park Brewery

TASTER NOTES:
Fruity, sweet and well rounded with hints of mangoes and stacks of delicious aroma.
Hops: Simcoe & Cascade.
Taste: Pineapple & Sweet fruits

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Goldi-Hops
3.9% Bond Brews
SPONSORED BY:

Connect Catering Management Sevices

TASTER NOTES:
Goldi–Hops is an English style Pale Ale. Brewed using two blends of malted barley and wheat to provide a light golden hue.
While two varieties of hop add a moderate bitterness level and a refreshing hint of citrus on the tongue.
Goldi-Hops Pale Ale 3.9% Malts: Pale Ale, Crystal Light & Wheat Hops: Magnum & Admiral.

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Golden Summer
4.0% Hogsback Brewery
SPONSORED BY:
The World’s End Pub, Station Rd, Hampton, Middlesex

TASTER NOTES:
A refreshing, hoppy beer with hints of tropical fruit and citrus.
Knowing what the great British summer has to throw at us, we decided to create a beer that would give you that summer feeling whatever the weather.
And in 2017, we have dry hopped the beer with a new hop, Mosaic, giving it a very aromatic nose - the perfect start to summer.

ALE ABV BREWER

Gothick Dark
4.6% Twickenham Fine Ales
DONATED BY:

Twickenham Fine Ales Brewery, Mereway Road, Twickenham TW2 6RG

TASTER NOTES:
A strong, dark mild brewed using pale crystal and two types of chocolate malt.
Full-bodied and malty but with a dryish, chocolatey edge.
Inspired by Strawberry Hill House, the “Little Gothick Castle”, not so far from the brewery.

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HAPPY
5.0% ODDLY
DONATED BY:
ODDLY Brewery, Platt's Eyot, The Thames

TASTER NOTES:
Extra Pale. Crystal and black. Good body, copper colour, biscuit– caramel taste.
Hops: East Kent Golden and Syrian Celeia gives an earthy herbal aroma and a well balanced dryness and bitterness.

ALE ABV BREWER

Monroe
% Reunion Ales
SPONSORED BY:

Staines Rugby Club, Snakey Lane, Hanworth, Middlesex

TASTER NOTES:
Blonde and fruity, Monroe is a light yet hoppy beer which makes perfect quaffing material on a summer’s day. 
The beer is slow conditioned over bruised lemongrass which allows a subtle citrus flavour to infuse into the finished beer.

ALE ABV BREWER

Pagoda No.3
4.4% Kew Brewery
DONATED BY:

Kew Brewery, Upper Richmond Rd W, London SW14 7PU

TASTER NOTES:
A rebrew of the third in our series of pale ales celebrating English hops. No.3 is a single-hop pale ale, brewed with loads of fruity Jester hops.

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Pale
5.3% Hedgedog Brewing
DONATED BY:

Hedgedog Brewery

TASTER NOTES:
Medium bodied with a balance of pale and caramel malts blended with an ultra-modern hop finish.
Bitter with a hint of sweet maltiness.

ALE ABV BREWER

Petersham Porter
4.3% Kew Brewery
SPONSORED BY:

Connect Catering Management Sevices

TASTER NOTES:
Our rich, malty yet easy-drinking South-West London porter, brewed with 5 malts to give flavours of toffee, chocolate, plums, liquorice and a little smokiness from the brown malt.
It’s gently dry-hopped for a lighter top note.

ALE ABV BREWER

River Steam
3.8% Craddock’s Brewery
DONATED BY:

Craddock’s Brewery, Coventry Street, Stourbridge, DY8 1EP

TASTER NOTES:
Golden ale brewed with English and New Zealand hops and extra pale malted barley.
A light fruit character leads to a fresh hop finish.
Beer previously brewed at Bridgnorth, owned by Craddock’s, now all under the parent brewery banner.

ALE ABV BREWER

Starting Gate
3.8% Ascot Ales
SPONSORED BY:

The Jolly Coopers Pub (home of Squiffy’s Restaurant), High Street, Hampton. Middlesex

TASTER NOTES:
Copper session beer - Copper session beer with a balanced bitterness lightened by tropical fruit and lemon aromas.
An easy-drinker to get you out of the starting gate.

ALE ABV BREWER

Summer Sun
4.4% Twickenham Fine Ales
SPONSORED BY:

K&C Motors - 07796 292674 - Mereway Road, Twickenham (rear of TW2 6RF)

TASTER NOTES:
Very pale, very hoppy beer which is the Essence of Summer.
Extra pale ale and wheat malts combine with the aromatic Citra and Delta hops to make a very bright and refreshing pint for a warm summer’s day.

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Talwar
4.5% Reunion Ales
DONATED BY:

Reunion Ales Brewery, Forest Road, London, TW13 7EJ

TASTER NOTES:
Talwar is a light, crisp, bitter-sweet beer designed to sit well with spicy food but refreshing at any time. 
With the appearance of sun-parched straw, the taste is very clean with a zingy, zesty finish; the aroma is resinous and spicy.

ALE ABV BREWER

Black Swan
5.6% Thames Side Brewery
SPONSORED BY:

Thames Side Brewery, Tim's Boatyard, Timsway, Staines upon Thames

TASTER NOTES:
This is a classic US West Coast rye IPA using Cascade and Nugget hops in the boil, and dry hopped with Chinook to balance out that typical spicy rye flavour.

CIDER ABV BREWER

Pear-Fection
5.2% JJ's Cider
SPONSORED BY:

Chino’s Café, Station Rd, Hampton, Middlesex

TASTER NOTES:
This is a smooth pear cider.
It is very pale in colour with a very sweet taste and clean finish, measured at 5.2 ABV.
Its sweet aroma alone is enough to get the taste buds going but after trying you will keep coming back for more!

CIDER ABV BREWER

Rudolf's Rhubarb Cider
4.0% JJ's Cider
SPONSORED BY:

Marini’s Fish And Chips, Station Rd, Hampton, Middlesex

TASTER NOTES:
This is a blend of apples and rhubarb.
With a sweet taste, a very mellow sharp finish and the most wonderful light pink blush colour its not to be missed!

CIDER ABV BREWER

Best Press
7.5% JJ's Cider
SPONSORED BY:

A Sponsor is needed for this ale - your name here?

TASTER NOTES:
This is a full strength white cider with a strong crisp finish with a hint of sweetness.
This has been JJ's flagship cider for over twenty years and can be enjoyed all year round!

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