++++Thanks to those who have queried the price of the beer ..it is £2 a pint, not a half..+++++
This weekend Kirkburton hosts its third beer festival at the Scout Hut on Hallas Rd at Kirkburton,. The event runs on Friday evening and Saturday and a £5 entrance fee, gets you admission, a glass and your first beer. All beer is priced at £2 a half. Courtesy of the 'bloke from Hull' we have obtained a copy of the beer list, should you fancy a trip out. I am a little concerned about the tasting notes for the Haymakers Tipple, wondering what a 'Larger Drinker' is !!!
Finches Gold *
A Full flavoured golden bitter, long lasting bitterness provided by the Boadicea & Northern Brewer hops. Lingers with a dry sweetness on the finish.
Blond - A straw coloured light ale with hints of spice & fruit (may interest larger drinkers)
Pale ale – A very pale, hoppy session beer. Drinks full for its strength, refreshing finish with citrus notes in the aftertaste.
19th Nervous Breakdown *
Pale ale - (a one-off special). A Pale ale brewed with larger malts. Hopped with plenty of American hops and with a hint of citrus and mango.
Stout – A very black, full bodied ale. Dark, roasty malt flavours.
Great Gala *
Pale ale – A straw coloured ale. Very hoppy with a dry finish and a trace of citrus notes
Traditional Bitter - Mahogany colour, using American Hops to good effect
Heaven & Heck *
Golden Ale - Combines 4 different hops varieties – Pearle, Amarillo, Simcoe & Citra.
Blond (continental styled) Goldings & Styrian hops give a soft fruity flavour with a hint of spice
Ruby Red - an aromatic beer. Dark crystal malts & Progress hops provide a warm red glow and smooth malty flavour.
Pale ale - Wold grown malts with Goldings Cascade hops produce a fruity dryness that is both refreshing & thirst quenching.
Mild - A light mild with a light hoppy taste with some biscuity malt.
Light Bitter - Highly hopped, dry finish with citrus notes.
Blond - An award winning, best selling ale. A pale hoppy beer with a hint of citrus fruit
* New beers In addition 2 draft ciders will be available - Sandford Orchard’s – “Fanny’s Bramble” 4% (Flavoured with blackcurrants)
- Moorlands’ Farm - “Medium Dry Cider” 6.4% (From a Yorkshire producer)