Stockton 2018 Beer List

Provisional - still subject to additions and changes.

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Beer Brewery ABV Type Description
1 1215Lincolnshire, Langworth, Lincolnshire4.3%Best BitterA nice, fruity nose with the fruit ebbing away leaving the malt flavours at the forefront. Bursting fruity aftertaste and a gentle bitterness in the throat. An ale created to celebrate the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta, which is kept at Lincoln Castle.
2 8TH SHADE OF PALE (FOREST FRUITS)Lost Industry, Sheffield, South Yorkshire4.6%SpecialityA light easy drinking pale ale with forest berries in the cask, giving it a pink hue and a hint of berry.
3 A - OKChin Chin, South Elmsall, West Yorkshire6.5%Strong I.P.A.A deceptively easy drinking IPA, generously hopped with U.S. and New World hops giving citrus and tropical fruit notes with a dry finish.
4 ABYSS DARK PORTERBlue Square, Morley, West Yorkshire4.8%PorterSix different malts are blended in the creation of this dark porter. A recreation of a Victorian classic with depth of malt flavour and a balanced but not intrusive English hop finish.
5 ACE OF SPADESWild Card, Walthamstow, London4.7%PorterA classic London Porter with flavours of rich chocolate, smooth caramel ​and a roasted coffee edge. Full-bodied and deliciously dark.
6 BALHAM BLACK LAGERBelleville, Wandsworth Common, London4.6%Lager StyleThe brewery is on the high road to Helles and Bock with this malty, hoppy American lager. Subtle aromas of coffee followed by flavours of dark chocolate, forest fruits, hazelnut and espresso. Dark and mysterious, why not take a walk on the dark side.
7 BANYANSwannay, Orkney Islands, Scotland3.9%Pale AleAn unfiltered, naturally hazy, extra pale hoppy session beer.
8 BATTLE OF STOCKTONThree Brothers, Stockton-on-Tees3.8%Pale AleA light session blonde delivering a brave and bold character. This beer was specially brewed to commemorate the Battle of Stockton in 1933. Hopped with bravo, palisade and warrior then finished with citra.
9 BEAM MILLTaylor Illingworth, Middlesbrough5.0%StoutA medium bodied creamy straight up stout with hints of chocolate and roast coffee flavours.
10 BEES KNEESImperial, Mexborough, S. Yorks4.2%GoldenBrewed using the finest Yorkshire malt and locally sourced honey, for a distinctive sweet refreshing flavour and floral aroma.
11 BENT COPPERPiddle, Piddlehinton, Dorset4.8%Best BitterA silky smooth, full bodied English strong bitter with a malty, herbal and fresh cut grass aroma.
12 BLACK FOREST GATEAUXCamerons, Hartlepool5.5%PorterA classic rich porter infused with the flavours of a black forest gateaux. Flavours of cherry, vanilla and dark chocolate are infused into the dark beer to create a decadent rich porter.
13 BLACK PORTERCaptain Cook, Stokesley, N. Yorks.4.4%PorterA dark porter with a creamy head and a deep malty taste. Chocolate notes and dominant roast flavours lead to a dry, bitter finish.
14 BOSS BLACKBoss, Swansea, South Wales5.0%StoutA seriously silky stout with an aroma of roasted coffee and warm chocolate, with flavour of fire roasted nuts, toffee and chocolate.
15 CASCADEPentrich, Pentrich, Derbyshire3.8%Pale AleThis special edition brew is a very hoppy pale ale with punchy citrus flavours and subtle floral notes.
16 CHAMALEONCrafty Little Brewery, Brough, East Yorkshire4.0%Pale AleThis extraordinary extra pale ale is made with oats for great palate fullness and mouthfeel and packed with glorious Citra and Mosaic hops.
17 CHINOOKWainstones, Stokesley, N. Yorks.3.9%Pale AleA light pale ale with grapefruit and spruce zest from the single hopped Chinook.
18 CHOCOLATE MINT DELIGHTGrafton, Worksop, Nottinghamshire4.8%StoutA black coloured beer brewed with chocolate malt and mint to give this beer its distinctive taste. Some say it tastes like After Eight mints - you decide. Either way have fun drinking it, after all beer should be.
19 CITRA HYSTRIXGene Pool, Hull, East Yorkshire6.0%I.P.A.A pale golden beer with strong citrus flavours with a kafir leaf kick.
20 COCOSNeepsend, Sheffield, South Yorkshire5.8%StoutA dark coconut stout brewed with roasted malts, toasted coconut and Styrian Wolf and Sorachi Ace hops.
21 COLIN BROWN ALEHamelsworde, Hemsworth, W. Yorks5.2%Best BitterNamed after the brewer's grandfather, this is a traditional English ale with a deep amber-red colour. A fruity hop aroma leads onto a malty, nutty bittersweet flavour with a long dry aftertaste whilst the late addition of hops creates a citrus burst.
22 CURSE OF MEXICOBlackjack, Manchester3.5%Pale AleA pale ale brewed with Rye, Melanoidin and Cara Red malt. Generously hopped with Mosaic, Ella and Chinook hops. An initial malty bitterness is followed by a fruity hoppy character with peachy, tropical notes.
23 DARK RUBY MILDSarah Hughes, Dudley, West Midlands6.0%Strong MildAn award winning festival favourite with an intense colour and flavour and a good balance of fruit and hops leading to a pleasant, lingering hops and malt finish.
24 DARKESTEnnerdale, Rowrah, Cumbria4.2%BitterA dark bitter with a rich, velvety texture, a definite chocolate flavour and a creamy head. This beer has converted hundreds of 'light beer' drinkers to the 'dark side'.
25 DAYWALKERTwisted Angel, Beverley, East Yorkshire5.8%StoutA stout with a midnight-black body and deep tan, creamy head. Floral hops on the nose with roasted barley and a whiff of coffee. A seductive blend of velvet and a big hop, big grain presence all at once.
26 DECONSTRUCTED FRUIT CAKEEyes, Acaster Malbis, Nr. York4.8%WheatA brand new and festive beer with everything you would imagine in a classic fruit cake; currants, sultanas, raisins, cherries, apricots, mixed peel, candi sugars and mixed spices. This is a brown Belgian wheat ale which is rich and fruity with a subtle spiciness and a sweet maltiness.
27 DISCO BALLSShiny, Little Eaton, Derbyshire5.3%I.P.A.A big hitting hop loaded IPA with an aroma of citrus with some faint tropical hints. Crisp on the palate, moderately bitter with some pleasant fruity moments.
28 DOMESTIQUE AUSTRALIAN PALEFixed Wheel, Halesowen, West Midlands4.5%Pale AleA sip of Australian summer time, a plethora of passionfruits, peaches and oranges with a deep evolving sweet finish.
29 DOPPLERWishbone, Keighley, West Yorkshire4.7%Best BitterA dark British bitter hopped with Admiral.
30 DUNSFOLD BESTCrafty Brewing, Dunsfold, Surrey4.0%BitterA true English ale made with classic English hops, grain and yeast. Crystal malt contributes an enticing caramel flavour and colour, while the base malt and yeast provide a smooth body. The Fuggles and First Gold hops deliver the characteristic flavour and nose of a quintessentially British ale.
31 ELECTRIC EYETurning Point, Kirbymoorside, North Yorkshire4.0%BitterRed/amber in colour, slight spice in flavour with a touch of rye, and a huge orange aroma from Amarillo dry hops.
32 FLYING HERBERTNorth Yorkshire, Warrenby, Redcar4.7%Best BitterA smooth, full flavoured premium bitter with a malty, fruity and dry finish.
33 FOOLISHAbstract Jungle, Langley Mill, Nottinghamshire3.9%Pale AleA session pale ale with centennial, cascade and amarillo hops giving a light floral, citric, grassy aroma.
34 HEX Revolutions, Castleford, West Yorkshire6.0%I.P.A.A pale golden coloured six hop IPA.
35 HIBISCUS REDNavigation, Nottingham3.8%BitterA clean, crisp beer infused with hibiscus flower giving this ale a red colour.
36 HUTTON BLONDEBay, Hutton Rudby, North Yorkshire3.9%BlondeA light golden ale with moderate bitterness and a pleasant floral nose from Cascade aroma hops.
37 INTERCEPTORLord's, Golcar, West Yorkshire5.7%StrongDeep gold in colour and full-bodied, this strong ale is one to be savoured. Well hopped to balance the deep malt flavours. Satisfaction in a glass.
38 INTO THE UNKNOWNHopcraft, Pontyclun, South Wales5.4%Pale AleAn extra pale brewed with the fruity US Idaho 9 hop. Aromas of citrus leading to a dry and bitter finish.
39 JARSABrew York, York3.7%Pale AleA very refreshing, session pale ale with hints of orange and sherbet. The name comes from Juicy And Refreshing Session Ale.
40 KOREAN WINTERMithril, Aldbrough St. John, Darlington3.9%BitterA light amber beer made with pale, Munich and pale crystal malts, giving a beer with a hint of malt balanced with fresh, fruity hop flavour and a bitter finish. It is hopped with German Perle for bittering and flavour then Slovenian Styrian Wolf and Styrian Cardinal for taste and aroma. Brewed to enjoy while watching this year's Winter Olympics.
41 LEITH JUICECampervan, Edinburgh4.7%I.P.A.A seriously fruity session IPA loaded with orange zest and a van full of West Coast American hops.
42 LIQUID LAUNDRYCamerons, Hartlepool5.0%Pale AleA collaboration between Camerons and Box Social brewery brewed in the style of a New England Pale. Unfiltered, unfined and naturally cloudy.
43 LOOSEHEADBlackpit, Stowe, Buckinghamshire4.2%GoldenThis golden beer has the perfect balance of hops and bitterness. On the nose it's enticingly butterscotch with a touch of barley sugar. There are caramel notes on the palate with a hint of sweetness. On the finish you're left with plenty of citrus and floral notes, underpinned by a lingering hit of bitterness.
44 LUDDITEMill Valley, Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire3.8%BitterA smooth, amber session ale with a white head brewed with no artificial ingredients to a traditional brewing recipe. Hoppy with some malts and a hint of fruit .
45 McCOLLS BEST BITTERMcColls, Evenwood, Co. Durham4.4%Best BitterMade with 100% British ingredients delivering rich and resinous malts with spicy marmalade hop flavours and deep citrus aromas building to an assertive bitterness but counterbalanced by a sweet body.
46 MIDNIGHT SLUGRoundhill, Cowpen Bewley, Co. Durham4.8%PorterA dark, rich creamy porter with dark chocolatey malty notes.
47 MOO MOOBingley, Wilsden, West Yorkshire4.9%PorterA blend of Chocolate, Dark Crystal and base malt give this Porter a superb silky dark appearance. EKG hops added at the beginning of the boil add an earthy, spicy honey flavour. An addition of Organic Cocoa Powder from the Dominican Republic provide wonderful chocolate flavours. Lactose gives a velvety milky texture and mouthfeel all rounded off with Madagascan Vanilla.
48 MOONSTRUCK MILDRowton, Telford, Shropshire3.3%MildA traditional dark mild with a malty aroma. Semi-sweet with the molasses blending in nicely with the hops to produce a fine, easy to drink, well balanced and tasty mild with enough flavour to want another.
49 NAVIGATORCaptain Cook, Stokesley, N. Yorks.4.0%BitterA crisp, refreshing ale with floral tones making for a very good session.
50 OLD CROWRoundhill, Cowpen Bewley, Co. Durham6.9% StrongA collaboration between Roundhill Brewery, the Ale Team from the Golden Smog Stockton and an enthusiastic home brewer and regular also from the Golden Smog. This is brewed from a grain bill of seven different English malts together with some classic English hops that bring flavours of cocoa, chocolate, treacle and liquorice leading to a medium to full body.
51 OOLALANew Bristol, Bristol4.2%Best BitterAn amber coloured beer balanced by sweet, spicy notes with hints of citrus and herbs and the zest of 60 lemons.
52 PENDULUMCastle Combe, Hullavington, Wiltshire3.8%Pale AleA delightful Pale Ale, smooth on the palate, with hints of grapefruit and a pleasing floral citrus hop aroma giving a well balanced finish.
53 PHOENIXWimbledon, Colliers Wood, London4.8%Smoked PorterSmooth and rich with hints of beech smoke, spice and chocolate, producing a great depth of flavour.
54 PODFirst Chop, Eccles, Greater Manchester 4.2%StoutA classic oatmeal stout, the vanilla really bringing out the chocolate flavours, beautifully balanced bitterness and peppery, spicy hopping with hints of citrus.
55 POISONRedscar, Redcar4.0%BitterA dark, medium bodied ale with smooth malty flavours created by blending rich crystal and cara malts infused with a subtle Pioneer / Fuggles hop finish.
56 PRIORY PORTERJames & Kirkman, Pontefract, West Yorkshire4.5%PorterA full bodied porter, brewed with Maris Otter, Wheat, Crystal, Chocolate and a touch of roast malt. Then hopped with Admiral, Brewers Gold and Challenger.
57 PROHIBITION APAWily Fox, Wigan, Lancashire3.9%American Pale AleA classic American Pale Ale, overbrimming with pungent grapefruit notes, from Cascade and Chinook hops. One from Eliott Ness' backyard !!
58 RASINOOKMallinsons, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire4.5%Pale AleA beautiful blonde ale with aromas of mixed fruit and pine, a rich dry flavour that fills your mouth and powerful bitter finish. Brewed using Rakou, Simcoe and Chinook hops.
59 RAVENBlack Tor, Exeter, Devon4.2%Best BitterAn award winning chestnut brown ale that is rich, smooth and malty. Brewed with a generous helping of English hops; full of flavour with caramel notes and summerfruit aromas.
60 READ KJARRNorth Yorkshire, Warrenby, Redcar4.0%BitterA bold ruby red ale bursting with a fruity hop character and balanced by a blend of caramel and toasted malts.
61 RED SPIDER RYEPig & Porter, Tunbridge Wells, Kent5.5%RyeA ruby red ale made with rye malt and Centennial and Columbus hops. The rye lends a peppery spiciness and the Centennial gives a massive burst of citrus. Full of flavour and really distinctive.
62 RED WINDMILL8 Sail, Sleaford, Lincolnshire4.4%Best BitterThis red ale has a lightly hopped flavour. Well rounded and balanced with a pleasant malt character from the spicy rye malt and blended with a fruity hops flavour.
63 REDSCAR BLONDERedscar, Redcar3.8%BlondeA light session beer brewed using the finest Vienna and optic pale ale malts. Delicately late hopped using handpicked aromatic green Fuggles.
64 RHEINLAND LAGERCamerons, Hartlepool6.5%LagerLager style beer brewed with only the finest continental hops and matured to produce a smooth fruity aroma and flavour. "REAL" lager for the connoisseur to enjoy.
65 RIBBLEHEADDon Valley, Mexborough, South Yorkshire4.0%Lager StyleA Pilsner style ale with the flavour of earthy spice, orange and grapefruit named after a favourite place in North Yorkshire, the Ribblehead Viaduct. Anyone who's walked the Yorkshire Three Peaks will know.
66 ROCK YOUR SOCKS OFFCamerons, Hartlepool7.0%StrongA mahogany coloured, strong winter ale. The aroma is of roasted malt, with fruity overtones. A full warming flavour of fruit, malt and hops with a lingering finish.
67 RUDBY RUBYBay, Hutton Rudby, North Yorkshire4.3%Best BitterA traditional chestnut coloured ale full of flavour from the Slovenian aroma hops.
68 RYEPAStockton, Stockton-on-Tees6.6%Strong Rye I.P.A.A slightly fruity, herbal and spicy IPA, malty in colour and flavour.
69 SALTWICK NABWhitby, Whitby, North Yorkshire4.2%Best BitterA full bodied dark ruby ale with a pleasantly fruity finish. A generous helping of crystal malt adds body, filling out the fruitiness of the Aurora and East Kent Golding hops and rounding off this well balanced best bitter.
70 SCORNED WOMANBurton Town, Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire4.0%BitterAn English pale ale, golden in colour. Bitter and a little bit malty on the palate.
71 SESSIONSignature Brew, Leyton, London4.0%BitterA refreshing bitter with spicy hop on the nose and palate balanced by a malty sweetness and a lingering bitterness.
72 SMOKESTACK LIGHTNIN`Dorking, Dorking, Surrey4.0%Smoked AleThe smokiness is there but not allowed to dominate in this fruity ale that uses the famed Bamberg smoked malt. If you like smoked foods then you'll love this.
73 SMUGGLERS GOLDWhitby, Whitby, North Yorkshire4.2%GoldenA fine, easy drinking and moreish golden ale. The use of pale barley gives a deliciously smooth maltiness which is then lifted slightly with the spiciness of Goldings hops.
74 SPIRIT OF JANEFerry Ales, Fiskerton, Lincolnshire3.8%BitterA pale bitter with complex layers of malt, citrus and a smooth hop finish.
75 SPOT O` BOTHEROld Spot, Bradford, West Yorkshire5.5%PorterA porter with a chocolate ice-cream taste and a slight liquorish bitterness to finish a very complex brew.
76 STARPortobello, White City, London4.3%Best BitterA pale brown malty best bitter with a sweetish nose, a fruity flavour and a bitter finish. Hints of nut on the palate and some hops throughout.
77 STOCK YARDTaylor Illingworth, Middlesbrough3.9%Pale AleA very light and hoppy session pale with slight bitterness and a full fruity flavour.
78 TIMATA HOUStockton, Stockton-on-Tees6.3%I.P.A.A New Zealand style IPA brewed exclusively with NZ hops. Fruity with notes of passionfruit, lime and gooseberry.
79 TOWER IPARedcastle, Arbroath, Scotland4.8%I.P.A.An American style IPA made with a combination of British and American hops giving a fruity aroma with a hint of toffee on the palate.
80 ULTIMATEBeermats, Newark, Nottinghamshire4.9%Best BitterDeep red in colour, this bold, full-bodied ale is the ultimate drink. Smooth, malty flavours, subtly infused with spices and a sweet honey finish.
81 UNDER THE THUMBThree Brothers, Stockton-on-Tees3.9%Pale AleA clean crisp pale ale with subtle undertones of elderflower and lime.
82 WINTERSETT GOLDMorton Collins, Wakefield, West Yorkshire4.1%BitterA classic, hoppy English ale with a moderate malty, biscuit aroma and a berry-sweetened hoppy character but quite a light tasting one.
83 YEAR OF THE DOGMithril, Aldbrough St. John, Darlington3.7%GoldenGolden Ale, made with pale and pale crystal malt, it's full bodied, crisp and refreshing, with a clean, fruity, tropical fruit hop character with a bitter finish. Single hopped with New Zealand Nelson Sauvin. Brewed to celebrate this year's Chinese New Year .

Cider and Perry

Name Producer ABV Type Description
84 ADAbrahalls, Herefordshire6.0%CiderA well rounded, easy to drink, dry cider, made on the family farm from 100% cider apples grown in Herefordshire cider apple orchards. Made from a blend of bitter sweet and sharp cider apples. The fruit in the orchards is allowed to grow and fully ripen, bringing out a full flavour in the cider.
85 AMNESIAScrumpy Wasp, Newark, Notts7.2%CiderA connoisseur's cider, medium dry, created from a blend of both bittersweet and dessert apples selected for their traditional flavours and soft tannins with a crisp dry aftertaste.
86 APPLE SLAYERCornwall Cider Co., Truro5.7%CiderHand crafted from 100% pressed West Country autumn crop apples, this is a light, easy-drinking, medium cider made with a delicate blend of Dabinett cider apples and sweet, hand-picked desert Galas.
87 BEE STINGLilleys, Frome, Somerset7.5%PerryA still medium sweet perry oozing with subtle flavours and with cult status among many of its devotees. Incredibly refreshing with a glorious fresh tasting pear flavour and a wonderful pear aroma.
88 CRACKLIN ROSIEAbrahalls, Herefordshire 4.5%PerryMade from 100% pressed pear juice, this is a medium perry and the taste is fine and delicate. Light in colour with a very slight green hue.
89 CRAZY GOATLilleys, Frome, Somerset 6.8%CiderA medium sweet, cloudy and still mix of perry and cider expertly blended giving it a mouth watering juicy flavour.
90 DABINETTPurbeck Cider Co., Dorset5.0%CiderA full-bodied medium cider, full of fruity aromas and a rich balanced taste made from Dabinett apples. A fantastic single variety cider.
91 KINGSTON BLACKBroadoak, Somerset7.4%CiderA single variety cider made from the Kingston Black apple making a dry copper coloured cider.
92 KNIGHTS MALVERN GOLDAston Manor, Herefordshire6.0%CiderThe Knights family have been finding the perfect blend of flavours for three generations from their orchards in the shadow of the Malvern Hills. Fermented from 100% fresh apples, with no juice concentrate, artificial flavours, colours or sweeteners.
93 MAD JACKCockeyed, Cullompton, Devon5.0%CiderA clear dry cider with a refreshing, crisp taste. Dry in sweetness.
94 SCRUMMAGEBottle Kicking, Leicestershire6.5%CiderLaunched in the summer of 2013, Scrummage proved an instant hit with dedicated cider drinkers. Summer straw in colour with an intense apple orchard aroma leading to a slight sharpness that lingers at the back of the palate, reflecting East Midlands apple varieties.
95 VERY PERRYSnails Bank, Herefordshire5.1%PerryA fruity medium perry with a complex yet balanced flavour only found in real perry. Made from Stinking Bishop perry pears and recently awarded Bronze in the CAMRA National Perry Awards.

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