Brewed with well water (the original well at the Old Brewery, sunk in 1758, is still in use, with the hard well water being drawn from 85 feet underground); best malted barley and a generous amount of choicest aroma hops; fermented in 'stone Yorkshire squares' to create an exceptionally full-flavoured complex ale with an abundance of maltiness and fruity hop character. Suitable for vegans.
This is a traditional European IPA, featuring prominent but not over-the-top hop characteristics balanced against a rich core of roasty, caramel-like malt. The mouthfeel boasts a slightly viscous texture, with flavors of dried stone fruit, pine resin and baking spice that dance on the palate. The finish is dry and offers softly astringent notes of black tea and pepper alongside a pleasant orange-rind accent. Merchant du Vin.