Posts Categorized: English Ale

Advent Day 19: Christmas Ale

ABV: 7% Shepherd Neame & Co. Faversham Brewery’s Christmas Ale is golden in colour with a small white head that disappeared almost as fast as it appeared. There is very little aroma and what is there is slightly sweet. The flavour is full of sulfur and has a lingering bitterness that is very unpleasant. The… Read more »

Advent Day 4: Golden Naked Christmas Ale

ABV: 7.5% Jacobsen’s Golden Naked Christmas Ale is definitely gold in colour with a white head that lasts a long time. The aroma is fruity and grape-like in character and the flavour is sweet and fruity with slight hints of chocolate. The body is medium and the carbonation is high. Rating: 3.75 / 5 –… Read more »

Advent Day 8: Hibernation Ale

Hibernation Ale

ABV: 8.7% Hibernation Ale by Great Divide is described on the front of the bottle as an “English-Style Old Ale” and also as malty and robust. The head was the usual off-white and disappeared quickly and the colour is a deep rich red-amber colour. The nose gives off a strong and pleasant chocolatey smell and… Read more »