THE ALES

PHILSTERS is dedicated to brewing traditional British Beers using wherever possible natural locally sourced ingredients, produced in small volumes with care and enthusiasm to give you the perfect pint.  These are the core beers, brewed regularly, but look out for the one off limited edition special brews at our Philsters friendly pubs and festivals.

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THE NEW NORMAL

Light Amber Bitter 

 

THE NEW NORMAL is a new lower ABV version of the Philsters BOOSH recipe and a modern take on the traditional English session bitter. Re-crafted with a blend of 5 malted barleys. The New Normal features USA Amarillo and Equanot hops for flavour and aroma.

Alc. 3.8% ABV - 29 IBU

Availability: 

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OXFORD RED
OXFORD RED

RED ALE

OXFORD RED is a solid malty beer.

 

Based on a Celtic Red Ale, re-crafted with Amarillo and Simcoe hops and a solid base of RedX, Carared, Special X and a sprinkle of chocolate malts.

 
 
 
Alc. 4.2% ABV - 29 IBU
Availability: AVAILABLE NOW IN 500ml BOTTLES
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RISING

IPA

 

RISING is our evolving IPA.

 

Re-crafted with a very pale malt from the Emerald Isle and hopped with USA Citra and Mosaic for citrus and earthy complex flavours and aroma.

This latest version is fermented with Verdant yeast.

 
Alc. 4.8% ABV - 32 IBU
 
Availability: AVAILABLE NOW IN CASK, 5 LITRE MINI KEG, 10 LITRE BAG IN BOX AND 500ml BOTTLES

 

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UNDER THE WIRE aka LOCK DOWN

IPA

 
UNDER THE WIRE A traditional full bodied IPA - Re-crafted with a complex blend of malted barleys including biscuit and red malt + sprinkle of wheat. Under The Wire features English  hops for bitterness with loads of Australian Galaxy hops for tropical island flavour and aroma
Alc. 5.0% ABV - 38 IBU
Availability: AVAILABLE NOW IN CASK, 5 LITRE MINI KEG, 10 LITRE BAG IN BOX AND 500ml BOTTLES

 

Darkside
DARKSIDE

PORTER

 

DARKSIDE is a traditional full bodied Porter.

Re-crafted with a complex blend of malts, oats and hops. Fermented with Vanilla, Espresso and Cacao.

Alc. 5.1% ABV - 42 IBU
Availability: AVAILABLE NOW IN 500ml BOTTLES

 

Big Time
BIG TIME

IPA

 

BIG TIME is a small batch West Coast style IPA with everything thrown in. Light malted barley, wheat and oats.

Very bitter - Double hopped with Equanot, Vic Secret, Mosaic, Citra and Nelson Sauvin.

Fermented with Verdant yeast

 
Alc. 7.35% ABV - 75 IBU
Availability: AVAILABLE NOW IN 3300ml BOTTLES ONLY
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MILTON GOLD

GOLDEN ALE

 

MILTON GOLD is brewed with a mix of pale malts and wheat, 

Hopped with UK Admiral for balanced bitterness and USA Amarillo and Sabro for a distinctive flavour and aroma.

 

Fermented with English Ale yeast.

Alc. 4.1% ABV - 26 IBU
Availability: AVAILABLE NOW IN CASK, 5 LITRE MINI KEG, 10 LITRE BAG IN BOX AND 500ml BOTTLES

 

LOOK OUT FOR SEASONAL SPECIALS AND ONE OFF BREWS INCLUDING: 
JESTER
WILD HOP

Jester and Wild Hop are currently sold out - Unfortunately the 2020 wild hops growing around here did not have sufficient hoppiness to brew with, so I am looking forward to better growing conditions in 2021