Gateshead Beer Festival 2014 – Nottinghamshire Beers

Gateshead Beer Festival 2014 will include a section of beers from Nottinghamshire, sourced for Gateshead Rugby Club by Double Top Brewery

Copthorne – Black Beauty – 4.8% -Dark brown colour. Chocolate, light toasted caramel in the nose. Light palate. Light toasted malts, woody hoppiness, hints of caramel. Short dry finish.

Double Top – Madhouse – 5.2% -Rich porter that will send you to the madhouse

Double Top – Shanghai – 4.2% -Floral notes from Fuggles hops, with a very dry, bitter finish.

Dukeries – Baronet – 5.9% -Hand crafted traditional chestnut Bitter with hops on the nose and bags of fruity flavours going on with a dry bitter finish.

Funfair – Tea Cups – 4% -A recipe based upon a traditional style ginger beer made with fresh root ginger and lemons

Idle – Black Abbott – 4.5% -Strong, Robust and Hefty. A dark ale with deep roasted notes. As black as the Devil’s Soul.

Kings Clipstone – Hop On – 3.8% -he Kings Clipstone Brewery’s first brew is called “Hop On”. As the name suggest this is a beer with a fine hoppy aroma and taste.

Lincoln Green – Hood – 4.2% -A classic English style bitter, giving a full-rounded bitterness with a gentle floral aroma.

Magpie – JPA – 5.2% -mature hops, citrus fruit nose with a balance of hops and malt in the mouth with a smooth, hoppy aftertaste

Maypole – Gatehopper – 4% -Cascade hops give this golden coloured ale a lovely floral aroma and lingering hoppy bitterness.

Medieval – Priests Hole – 5.2% -Dark ale with nutty coffee flavours and mint

Nottingham – Dreadnought – 4.5% -A rich ruby coloured premium bitter with a well rounded fullness of malt and deep strength of hop bitterness.

Pheasantry – PA – 4% – Brewed from Maris Otter Malt, Pheasantry Pale Ale is a pale coloured smooth tasting beer. The blend of hops added during the brewing process gives this 4% ABV ale floral and citrusy notes with a dry finish.

Priors Well – Father Dawkins – 4.5% – Deep/red brown