Wetherspoons, International Real Ale Festival 2013, 3rd to the 21st of April.
Well I got there for just the one day but managed to sample seven new beers.
Banks’s, Cereal Thriller from England
4.0% cloudy gold colour with a good head, citrus hop aroma, citrus grapefruit taste.
Moorhouses, Amber Rambler from England
4.8% amber colour with a thin head, caramel malt aroma, bitter with a slight toffee taste.
Corfu Ionian, Coffee Porter from Corfu Greece
4.5% deep ruby red colour with a good head, sweet roast malt aroma, smooth mild roast malt taste, very nice the bast beer I have had from Greece.
Brains, Willy Nilly from Wales
4.0% amber colour with a good head, malt aroma, bitter malt and hop taste, nice bitter.
Thwaites Daniels Hammer from England
5.0% hazy gold colour with a thin head, citrus hop aroma, hoppy grapefruit taste.
Ruddles, Best from England
3.7% pale amber colour with a good head, a good everyday bitter aroma and taste.
Orkney, 1878, Scotland
5.5% amber colour with a good head, hoppy aroma and a very hoppy taste.