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  • British Bitter
  • Ordinary Bitter (Standard)

    Ordinary Bitter (Standard)

    Aroma: Low to moderate malt aroma, often (but not always) with a light caramel quality. Bready, biscuity, or lightly toasty malt complexity is common. Mild to moderate fruitiness. Hop aroma can range from moderate to none, typically with a floral, earthy, resiny, and/or fruity character. Generally no diacetyl, although very low levels are allowed.

    Appearance: Pale amber to light copper color. Good to brilliant clarity. Low to moderate white to off-white head. May have very little head due to low carbonation.

    Flavor: Medium to moderately high bitterness. Moderately low to moderately high fruity esters. Moderate to low hop flavor, typically with an earthy, resiny, fruity, and/or floral character. Low to medium maltiness with a dry finish. The malt profile is typically bready, biscuity, or lightly toasty. Low to moderate caramel or toffee flavors are optional. Balance is often decidedly bitter, although the bitterness should not completely overpower the malt flavor, esters and hop flavor. Generally no diacetyl, although very low levels are allowed.

    Mouthfeel: Light to medium-light body. Low carbonation, although bottled examples can have moderate carbonation

     

    Overall Impression: Low gravity, low alcohol levels and low carbonation make this an easy-drinking beer. Some examples can be more malt balanced, but this should not override the overall bitter impression. Drinkability is a critical component of the style; emphasis is still on the bittering hop addition as opposed to the aggressive middle and late hopping seen in American ales.

    OGFGIBUsSRMABV
    1.032 - 1.040 1.007 - 1.011 25 - 35 4 - 14 3.2 - 3.8%




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    Kelburn Misty Law
    Monk
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    790 0 1 0

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    A dry hoppy amber ale with a long-lasting bitter finish
     
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    Kelburn Pivo Estivo
    Monk
    Monk  
    695 0 1 0

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    A pale, dry, citrus, hoppy session ale.
     
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    Kelburn Red Smiddy
    Monk
    Monk  
    777 0 1 0

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    Named after a local blacksmiths, this beer is complex in character as is fitting for a championship winning ale. Red Smiddy is a smooth, dry ale with a unique spicy aroma and flavour. Its reddish hue, warm glow and tight head gives it a presence that makes it stand...
     
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    Kelburn Tartan Army
    Monk
    Monk  
    560 0 1 0

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    A straw coloured ale with a biscuity background and the zest of the Tartan Army.
     
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    Mountain Goat Beer Hightail Ale
    Monk
    Monk  
    589 0 1 0

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    The Hightail is an English inspired amber ale. It has a rich malt body and floral hop aroma. Alcohol content comes in at 4.5% (1.2 standard drinks per bottle). We handcraft our ales with the utmost care and avoid all preservatives, additives and pasteurisation.
     
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    Nouveau Prestwich Pale
    TheCellarMonk
    TheCellarMonk  
    486 0 1 0

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    Take Away
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    A light hoppy beer with an underlying hint of malty sweetness. Brewed in the session beer style, one that you'd be happy to come back for more than just a second pint of.
     
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    Monk
    Monk  
    603 0 0 0

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    A golden coloured beer with a full malt and hop aroma with a long lasting dry-ish hoppy complex finish
     
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    Sandstone Edge
    Monk
    Monk  
    615 0 1 0

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    Serving types:
    Firkin
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    Sandstone Edge is an aromatic golden session ale with a light bitterness and citrus taste. Maris Otter, a pinch of Wheat marry with traditonal Fuggles and Goldings hops with a large hit of new world Cascade hops.
     
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    Shipyard Chamberlain Pale Ale
    Monk
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    1113 0 3 0

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    Serving types:
    • Bottled 12oz
    • Bottled 22oz
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    This classic English-style ale is named after renowned Maine native and Civil War hero Joshua Chamberlain. This beer is dry and crisp upfront with an aromatic hoppy finish.
     
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    Thornbridge Wind Swan
    Monk
    Monk  
    554 0 2 0

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    Cask Conditioned
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    Wild Swan is white gold in colour with aromas of light bitter lemon, a hint of herb and a subtle spiciness. A great session beer!
     
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