Our suggestions for your winter beers

Hops

Porter or Stout

Bramling Cross

Flavour Intensity

8

Lemon, blackcurrant, spice

Intense blackcurrant flavours and classic British spice make this an ideal hop for your seasonal porter or stout.

Cascadian dark

Cascade

Flavour Intensity

8

Lemon, blackcurrant, spice

The hop we all know and love, Cascadian character for a Cascadian dark ale!

All dark

Columbus

Flavour Intensity

8

Lemon, blackcurrant, spice

Dual-purpose beast! With punchy citrus, herbal and dark fruit notes, Columbus works fantastically in all dark beer styles.

Black IPA

Comet

Flavour Intensity

8

Grapefruit, mango, pine

Wonderfully versatile variety with citrus, pine and tropical fruit flavours. Perfect for a black IPA.

Chocolate Orange Stout

First Gold

Flavour Intensity

6

Orange, marmalade, spice

Classic English notes with a delicious marmalade character. Chocolate orange stout anyone?

All dark

Jester®

Flavour Intensity

8

Grapefruit, resinous, blackcurrant

With notes of blackcurrant and dark hedgerow fruit, Jester is a deliciously rich and punchy option.

Malts

Bitter coco and coffee

Reliable Lighthouse
Chocolate Malt

Provides colour to beer. Depending on the quantity added, it can produce a deep red hue or a rich dark black. A dry biscuit with roasted coco bean flavour. Ales, Porters and Stouts

Smokin’

Thirsty Thistle
Heavy Peated Distilling

Not for the faint hearted, heavy peated malt for smokey beers or smoked whisky,
using the peat furnace of Pauls Malt’s maltings in Glenesk, Scotland

Adding color

Angry Black Bear
Black Malt

Identical in flavour with high end chocolate malt, but higher in colour.