West Yorkshire Beers
West Midlands Porter of the Year
Ciders & Perry
Beer List: West Yorkshire
Brewery Beer Style ABV Tasting Notes
Anglo Dutch (Partners Brewery) Apistus Honey Beer 4.0% A pale heather honey beer.
Anglo Dutch (Partners Brewery) Tabatha the Knackered Strong Ale 6.0% A very pale Belgian-style Tripel, with strong fruity, hoppy and bitter character and a hint of coriander. Named after the Anglo brewers cat.
Bob's White Lion Lager 4.3% Pale, flowery, lager style beer using American cascade hops.
Bridestones Dark Mild Mild 4.5% Dark brown strong mild with a complex nose of caramel and roasted malt. Good balance of sweetness and bitterness on the palette. Upfront bitterness in the finish.
Bridgehouse Heathcliffe Stout Stout 5.0% Rich, well balanced, intensely flavoured.
Briscoe's Three Peaks Ale Best Bitter 4.5% A strong, pale premium bitter brewed with only pale malt and traditional hops.
Clark's Westgate Gold Best Bitter 4.2% A light-coloured, fruity beer with a full body and rich aroma.
Cuerden Brewery Mild Mild 3.9% A fairly light mild, amber/red in colour, fairly sweet, not particularly bitter or malty and not hoppy. Dryish finish.
Elland Best Bitter Bitter 4.0% Creamy, yellow, hoppy ale with hints of citrus fruits. Pleasantly strong bitter aftertaste.
Empire Strikes Back Bitter 4.0% Pale golden bitter with a hoppy aroma and good hop and malt balance with a citrus flavour, very light on the palette. Good session beer.
Fernandes Double Six Strong Ale 6.0% A powerful, dark and rich strong beer with an array of malt, roast malt and chocolate flavours and a strong, lasting malty finish, with some hoppiness.
Five Towns Callum's Best Best Bitter 4.6% A dark coloured beer brewed with Maris Otter and Chocolate malt giving a full flavour and bitter finish.
Five Towns Naimh's Nemesis Strong Ale 5.7% A full bodied IPA with hints of grapefruit before a dry finish.
Fox Beer Urban Fox Best Bitter 4.5% A dark ruby beer with good malt flavours complemented with a powerful hop overtones. Almost an Old Ale.
Goose Eye Over and Stout Stout 5.2% A full-bodied stout with a complex palette in which roast and caramel flavoures mingle with malt, dark fruit and liquorice. Look also for tart fruit on the nose and a growing bitter finish.
Haworth Steam Brewing Company Fallwood XXXX Strong Ale 5.2% This full bodied beer is full of roasted barley and first gold hops.
Ilkley Mary Jane Bitter 3.5% A crisp, pale ale with citrus aromas made with high quantities of Amarillo hops.
Kirkstall Brewery Company Kirkstall Pale Ale Bitter 4.0% Wonderfully golden session beer. Fresh malt and hop aroma lead to a satisfyingly bitter finish.
Landlord's Friend 55BC 4.0%
Leeds Pale Bitter 3.8% Well-balanced pale ale, citrus in both aroma and flavour. Gold in colour with a refreshing bitter hoppy finish.
Little Valley Hebden's Wheat Wheat Beer 4.5% A pale yellow, creamy wheat beer with a good balance of bitterness and fruit, a hint of sweetness but with a lasting dry finish.
Little Valley Fairtrade Ginger Pale Ale Best Bitter 4.0% Full-bodied speciality ale. Ginger predominates in the aroma and taste. It has a pleasantly powerful, fiery and spicy finish.
Magic Rock Brewing Company Rapture Best Bitter 4.6% Full bodied, hoppy red beer. 5 types of malt and 6 types of hops. Uplifting aromas of grapefruit and pine combine with a pithy orange and pronounced citrus flavour which is balanced against a deeply rich and malty body. A satisfyingly dry and crisp finish.
Mallinsons Station Best Bitter Best Bitter 4.2% An amber-coloured best bitter with a balance of malt and fruity hops.
Milltown Slubber's Gold Best Bitter 4.2% A rich golden ale
Moorview First Born Bitter Bitter 3.4% Light in alcohol but big on taste with a slight fruit finish.
Nook Yorks Bitter 3.7% A well-balanced bitter with light malt and hop aroma with hop and fruit in the taste, developing in strength. A good session beer.
Old Bear Goldilocks Best Bitter 4.5% This is a light golden ale, refreshingly enticing with a pungent hoppy taste but with a lemon tangy fruit aroma which comes from the complex blend of four hops, one being northern brewer, leaving a clean wheaty citrus flavour on the palate.
Old Spot Light But Dark Bitter 4.0% Chestnut-coloured bitter with a slight malty taste and pleasant bitter finish. An ideal session beer.
Ossett Excelsior Strong Ale 5.2% A strong pale ale with a full, mellow flavour and a fresh, hoppy aroma with citrus/floral characteristics.
Owenshaw Mill tba
Ridgeside Southern Cross Strong Ale 5.7% A pale modern styled IPA, brewed using Southern Cross hops from New Zealand
Ridgeside Amarillo Bitter 4.1% Amarillo refreshing pale ale brewed using American Amarillo Hops
Riverhead March Haigh Best Bitter 4.6% A golden-brown premium bitter. Malty and full-bodied with moderate bitterness.
Salamander Golden Salamander Best Bitter 4.5% Citrus hops dominate this golden premium bitter. Champion Beer of Britain 2011 silver medal winner.
Saltaire Blackberry Cascade Fruit Beer 4.8% Cascade hops infused with hint of blackberries.
Sportsman Brewing Company Hopscotch 3.9%
Summer Wine Gambit Best Bitter 4.2% A bronze beer. Juicy hop bitterness dominates throughout, with grapefruit & orange notes punctuating followed by a huge Amarillo dry hop finish.
Summer Wine Hercules Strong Ale (Black IPA) 6.0%
Tigertops Blanche De Newlands Wheat Beer 4.5% Lovely aroma of orange peel, coriander and witbier yeast. Moderately sweet witbier flavour, orange peel and coriander dominates. Moderate dusty hops finish.
Tigertops 8 Ace (May) Strong Ale 8.0% Amber colour with tangerine/lemon flavours and bitter aftertaste.
Timothy Taylor Golden Best Mild 3.5% This clean-tasting, refreshing, amber-coloured traditional Pennine light mild is malty throughout. A little fruit in the nose increases to compliment the delicate hoppy taste.
WharfeBank CamFel Flame Best Bitter 4.5% Chestnut Smell: Malty, Roasted, Coffee. Taste: Full, Smooth, Roasted, Coffee.
Beer List: West Midlands Porter of the Year
Brewery Beer Style ABV Tasting Notes
Beowolf Finn's Hall Porter Porter 4.7% Inviting, dark, and smoky, hoppy and not too sweet.
Enville Old Porter Porter 4.5% A traditional style Porter, dark in appearance and offering a complex mix of roast malt and fruit flavours with a degree of sweetness giving way to a dry finish.
Burton Bridge Dark Porter Porter 4.5% Fruity beer with a distinctive bitter after palatte.
Blythe Brewery Johnson's Porter 5.2% Black with thick head. Refreshingly Hoppy and full bodied with lingering bitterness of chocolate, date, coal smoke and liquorice.
St Georges Dragons Blood Porter 4.8% Chocolate and crystal malt combined to give a ruby red coloured beer with a hint of chocolate. Brewed using Fuggles and Styrian Goldings, blended for an earthy and slightly spicy aroma.
Hung Drawn and Portered North Cotswold Porter 5.0% Strong dark treacle porter. Well balanced taste of Bramling cross hops.
Beer List: Warwickshire
Brewery Beer Style ABV Tasting Notes
Atomic 21st Grapefruit Best Bitter 5.0% A very light, well hopped beer, brewed with fresh grapefruit. (Birthday Special)
Church End Birthday special
Griffin Birthday Special
Merry Miner Birthday special
Patriot Birthday special
Purity Pure Gold Bitter 3.8% A refreshing Golden Ale. Made with English Maris Otter & Cara Gold malts plus Northern Brewer, Fuggles, Hereford Golding and Styrian Golding Hops. Creating an easy drinking beer with a lovely dry and bitter finish.
Slaughterhouse Birthday special
Tunnel Birthday special
Warwickshire Birthday special 5.5%
Weatheroak Miss Stout Stout 4.3%
Wood Farm Brewery Birthday special
Cider & Perry List
Cider/Perry ABV Tasting Notes
Broadoak Medium Dry Cider 6.0% Traditional cloudy cider.
Moonshine Culinary Cider 7.7% Medium sweet, clear pale white colour, almost colourless. Won Gold at St Helens Camra Festival 2010.
Old Bristolian Medium 7.5% Complex cider; a clear yellow, orangy colour. Medium sweet, with a refreshing dry finish. Best seller at the GBBF 2010.
Broadoak Medium Sweet Cider 6.0% Cloudy traditional cider.
Broadoak Perry 7.5% Starts with a medium sweet taste and has a dry finish. Second bestseller at GBBF 2010. Won National Gold Perrry Award at GBBF 2009.
Rous, Perhore tba
Windmill Hill, Helidon tba