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The theme for 2007 is New Beers. Why not make this year the year that you try something new?

Real Ales
BreweryBeerABV (%)Tasting Notes
AbbeydaleSheffield, South YorkshireAbsolution5.3Strong, pale sweetish beer
AcornBarnsley, South YorkshireGorlovka Imperial Stout6Dark ale named after twin town
AdnamsSouthwold, SuffolkBroadside4.7Brown coloured beer with hop and fruit flavours
AllgatesWigan, LancashireBrightblade4Beer of Festival at Warrington; pale and hoppy with citrus
AllgatesWigan, LancashireTwist and Stout4.5New stout, rich and malty
An TeallachGarve, CromartyshireCrofters Pale Ale4.2Pale ale from croft brewery on the shores of Loch Broom
Anglo DutchDewsbury, West YorkshireKletswater4Pale with a hoppy nose and citrus flavour
Anglo DutchDewsbury, West YorkshireTabatha the Knackered6Golden Belgium style tripel; fruity, hoppy and bitter
ArchersSwindon, WiltshireFat Belly Boozer4.1Golden crisp beer with a pear/lychee aroma
ArchersSwindon, WiltshireOatmeal Stout5Roast chocolate malt with coffee overtones
Bank TopBolton, Greater ManchesterDark Mild4Dark brown ale with roast malt aroma and bitter toffee flavour
Bank TopBolton, Greater ManchesterHowlin' Wolf4.8New amber coloured beer with fruity hints and a lasting full hop finish
Bank TopBolton, Greater ManchesterRainforest4.3Refreshing pale ale with herbal/cirtus notes and a delicate floral aroma
BrainsCardiffReverend James4.5Malt, hops and fruit give good flavour with balancing bitterness
CairngormAviemore, Inverness-shireSanta's Claws5.6Rare Xmas brew
CairngormAviemore, Inverness-shireSheepshaggers Gold4.5Golden amber with slightly sweet malt flavour
CairngormAviemore, Inverness-shireTrade Winds4.3Intensely fruity beer with strong hop and grapefruit taste
CaledonianEdinburghGreat Scot4.1New beer
ClarksWakefield, West YorkshireClassic Blonde3.9Light coloured ale with citrus, hop and grapefruit
ClarksWakefield, West YorkshireRams Revenge4.6Rich ruby ale with fruity taste
Coach HouseWarrington, CheshireBanana Beer5Very pleasant fruit beer
Coach HouseWarrington, CheshireBurns Aulde Sleekit5.5Rich Burns Night ale
Coach HouseWarrington, CheshireCheshire Gold3.9New golden beer
ConistonConiston, CumbriaBacksmiths Ale5Yummy winter only brew
ConistonConiston, CumbriaQuicksilver Bitter4.3New brew
Copper DragonSkipton, North YorkshireGolden Pippin3.9Malt, hops and fruit give good aroma and flavour with a building bitterness
CroptonPickering, North YorkshireYorkshire Moors4.6Ruby coloured hoppy beer with fruity aftertaste
Dark StarHaywards Heath, West SussexEspresso Stout4.2Delicious dark, rich coffee stout; Wigan beer of festival 2005
Dark StarHaywards Heath, West SussexHophead3.8Wonderfully hoppy golden coloured bitter
DentSedbergh, CumbriaT'Owd Tup6Full flavoured strong stout with coffee aroma
DerbyDerby, DerbyshireTriple Hop4.1BBBB debut for this standard bitter
DowntonDownton, WiltshireDrum4.2Well hopped and laced with Jamaican rum
ExmoorTaunton, SomersetExmoor Gold4.5BBBB favourite; yellow bitter with a clean hoppy aftertaste
Fyne AlesCairndow, ArgyllPipers Gold3.8Easy drinking golden session ale
Fyne AlesCairndow, ArgyllPorter4.6New dark beer
George WrightSt. Helens, MerseysideBlue Moon5Strong light amber ale with hoppy taste and residual sweetness
George WrightSt. Helens, MerseysideRoman Black Winter Beer4.7Black, smooth and creamy beer with a dry aftertaste
HighgateWalsall, West MidlandsOld Ale5.4Highly regarded winter ale
HildenLisburn, County AntrimMolly Malone Porter4.6Dark ruby red porter with bitter chocolate malt taste
HoltsManchesterBitter4Hoppy distinctive copper coloured ale
HoltsManchesterMild3.2Fruity, malty dark beer with dry, hoppy finish
HoltsManchesterTouchwood4.2Normally a bottled beer, brewed with aged oaky undertones
Hop BackSalisbury, WiltshireSummer Lightning5Dangerously drinkable beer with hoppy aroma and intense bitterness
HydesSalford, Greater ManchesterJumping Jack4.7Copper coloured premium seasonal ale
HydesSalford, Greater ManchesterOriginal Bitter3.8Pale brown with earthy hoppiness
J.W. LeesMiddleton, ManchesterMoonraker (Cask)6.5Famous rich, sweet and dark red ale with fruity dry finish
Kelham IslandSheffield, South YorkshirePale Rider5.2Full bodied golden ale with fruit aroma
Little ValleyHebden Bridge, West YorkshireWithens IPA3.9Creamy, gold and light IPA
Marston MoorYork, North YorkshireBrewers Droop5Pale and robust ale with long bitter aftertaste
MauldonsSudbury, SuffolkChristmas Reserve6.6Christmas brew
Messrs. MaguireDublinHaus (Pils) Lager4.3A Bavarian style blonde, delicious
Messrs. MaguireDublinSmokey6.5Aroma and taste of smooth, smokey malts
MilestoneNewark, NottinghamshireDeliverance4.6
MilestoneNewark, NottinghamshireHoptimism3.6New brew
MolesMelksham, WiltshireMoel Moel6Christmas brew
MoorhousesBurnley, LancashireBlack Cat3.4Multi award winning dark mild
MoorhousesBurnley, LancashireBlonde Witch4.5Pale with hoppy citrus flavour
MoorhousesBurnley, LancashirePendle Witches Brew5.1Distinctive strong bitter with honey sweet taste but dry bitter finish
NaylorsKeighley, North YorkshireSparkeys Monday Night Mild3.4Delicious rich and malty full flavoured mild
NorthernNorthwich, CheshireBlakemere Peregrine4Golden fruity session beer
NorthernNorthwich, CheshireGreat Chieftain5.9Strong and dark Burns Night special
O' Hanlon'sWhimple, DevonOriginal Port Stout4.8Delicious dark rich ale with a bitter finish
O' Hanlon'sWhimple, DevonYellowhammer Premium Golden Ale4.5Light coloured smooth tasting beer with fruit and hop nose
OakhamPeterborough, CambridgeshireInferno4Highly regarded full flavoured occasional brew
OakhamPeterborough, CambridgeshireJHB3.8Hoppy straw coloured citrus brew; award winning, try it!
OakhamPeterborough, CambridgeshireOblivian5.7Tawny seasonal brew
Olde SwanDudley, West MidlandsBumblehole5.2Sweet and smooth tasting amber ale
Olde SwanDudley, West MidlandsMa Pardoes Original3.5Doris Pardoe's classic bitter
Peakstones RockAlton, StaffordshireNemesis3.8Pale brown with liquorish aroma
PhoenixHeywood, Greater ManchesterSnowbound4.3Pale citrus winter brew; delicious
PhoenixHeywood, Greater ManchesterWhite Monk4.5Yellow beer with plenty of fruit and a hoppy, bitter finish
PhoenixHeywood, Greater ManchesterWobbly Bob6BBBB classic; red-brown with malty, fruity aroma
QuartzBurton-on-Trent, StaffordshireCrystal4.2Copper coloured with caramel aroma
RobinsonsStockport, CheshireOld Tom8.5Dark, complex beer; malt, port and fruit leads to a long bitter-sweet finish
SaltaireShipley, West YorkshireChallenger Special5.2Strongest beer from this Shipley brewery
Sarah HughesDudley, West MidlandsDark Ruby Mild6Vastly popular strong mild; rich and warming
Sarah HughesDudley, West MidlandsPale Amber4Well balanced beer if slightly sweet
StrathavenStrathaven, LanarkshireTrumpeter4.2Strong dark ale with roasted malt and coffee flavour
Three RiversStockport, Greater ManchesterHilary Gold4.2Very hoppy pale new beer
Three RiversStockport, Greater ManchesterJulies Pride5
Three RiversStockport, Greater ManchesterThank God It's Over5Brand new winter warmer
Timothy TaylorKeighley, West YorkshireLandlord4.3Dry, hoppy beer; 3 times Champion Beer of Britain
TitanicStoke on Trent, StaffordshireSteerage3.5Seasonal beer
White StarSouthampton, HampshireCrafty Shag4.1Pilsener style beer using German hops
White StarSouthampton, HampshireFrostbite4.5Seasonal brew

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Ciders
BrewABV (%)FromType
Broadoak KB (Kingston Black)8.4SomersetCider - Medium
Broadoak Moonshine (8.4%)8.4SomersetCider - Medium
Codrington6SomersetCider - Medium
Crones Rum Flavour8.2NorfolkCider - Dry
Day's Butt7GloucestershirePerry - Medium
Denings Dry Cider6SomersetCider - Dry
La Paquine6NormandyCider - Medium
Lyme Bay Vintage7.5DevonCider - Dry
Newtons7HerefordshirePerry - Medium
Perry's Sweet6SomersetCider - Sweet
Rich's Legbender6SomersetCider - Sweet
Rich's Legbender6SomersetCider - Medium

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Draught Beers
BeerTypeABV (%)Country
Cruzcampo Premium LagerPale Lager - North Am. / Light5Spain
Diebels AltAltbier4.9Germany
Jan Van GentBelgian Pale Ale5.5Belgium
Krombacher PilsClassic German Pilsener4.8Germany
Liefmans Cuve Brut (Kriekbier)Sour Red/Brown6Belgium
LuciferBelgian Strong Ale8Belgium
Maredsous 6 BlondBelgian Ale6Belgium
Paulaner Hefe-WeissbierWeissbier - Hefeweizen5.5Germany
Paulaner Original Mnchner Hell (Premium Lager)Helles / Dortmunder Export4.9Germany
Pure CzechPilsener4.1Czech Republic
Van Diest Fruli CranberryFlavored - Fruit4.1Belgium
Van Diest Fruli Strawberry BeerFlavored - Fruit4.1Belgium
VeltinsClassic German Pilsener4.8Germany

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Bottled Beers
BeerTypeABV (%)Country
Baltika No. 3Pale Lager4.8Russia
Bernard Cern Pivo 13Premium Dark Lager5.1Czech Republic
Bernard Svten LekCelebration Pilsener5Czech Republic
Bintang Bir PilsenerPale Lager4.8Indonesia
Bush de Nol (Scaldis Noel)Belgian Strong Ale12Belgium
CusqueaPale Lager5Peru
DesperadosPale Lager5.9France
Dos Equis AmberAmerican Dark Lager4.7Mexico
Flensburger PilsenerClassic German Pilsener4.8Germany
Frsten TrunkClassic German Pilsener5.5Germany
OrvalBelgian Ale6.2Belgium
Quilmes CervezaPale Lager4.9Argentina
Rubbel Sexy LagerPale Lager5Belgium
Schloss Eggenberg Samichlaus BierDoppelbock14Austria
Sleeman Honey BrownAmerican Dark Lager5.2Canada
Vedett Extra BlondPale Lager5Belgium

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Fruit Beers
BeerTypeABV (%)Country
Chapeau TropicalLambic - Fruit (Banana)3Belgium
De Troch ApricotLambic - Fruited3.5Belgium
De Troch ExoticLambic - Fruited3.5Belgium
Florisgaarden CactusWitbier / Belgian White Ale4.2Belgium
Florisgaarden HoneyWitbier4.5Belgium
Florisgaarden NinkeberryFruit Beer3.6Belgium
Florisgaarden PassionFruit Beer3.6Belgium
Liefmans FrambozenbierSour Ale4.5Belgium
Timmermans Faro LambicLambic Style - Faro4Belgium
Timmermans Peche LambicLambic Style - Fruit4Belgium

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