Old Speckled Hen English Ale Beer, Case of 12 x 500ml Beer Bottles
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It has a rich amber colour and distinct fruity aromas which are complemented by a delicious blend of malty tastes. And for the jet setters amongst us, you can even find it in 47 countries around the world, from Australia to the UAE.Over 200 years has passed and we're still brewing in Suffolk; everything from traditional cask ales to stouts, lagers, pale ales and IPA's. Regardless of the flavor, Old Speckled Hen is always brewed to the highest standards, using only the finest ingredients, and remains one of the most popular ales in England today. You'll get a taste of toffee and malt combined with bitterness on the back of the tongue to give a balanced sweetness, which is then followed by a refreshingly dry finish. The tastes and aromas of this beer is full-bodied and warming, with masses of characteristic toffee and fruit, notes of citrus and orange, and a traditional English hop bitterness.
You can change your choices at any time by visiting Cookie preferences, as described in the Cookie notice. Terry Symonds, head of RPG Design, designed the new label which was based on the MG Octagon to show the link between MG and Morland. Drop some thoughts on the beer's attributes (look, smell, taste, feel) plus your overall impression.Greene King's marketing director said of the deal, "The fit between Dave and Old Speckled Hen is absolutely spot on. The great British ale was first brewed to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the MG car factory in Abingdon, Oxfordshire. LOOK: Pours a very clear reddish color with a very loose skin of an off white head that does have a side glass lace component. Chemicals: Whilst the kit is complete you will need a good cleaner/steriliser like the Wineworks one.
Marston’s Pedigree Ale 8 x 500ml The brewers only use natural Burton spring water and traditional varieties of barley and hops (Maris Otter Barley, Fuggles and Goldings hops), rather than less expensive, commercially grown, modern hybrids. These items are usually delivered within 24 hours, but this can vary (anywhere up to 10 working days), and is unfortunately beyond our control. A bespoke product stream ensures the beers remain segregated and guarantees that they can be designated as gluten free.Brewing Equipment: Many all grain brewers already have a kettle and suitable gas stove for boiling the wort.
It was used as a runaround for workers in the MG factory in Abingdon and was nicknamed the "owd speck'ld un". Released in September 2008, it is marketed as combining the tastes of Speckled Hen and a former Greene King brand, 'Old 5X'. Old Hoppy Hen was launched in April 2014 and is a hoppy pale ale, inspired by the US craft beer scene. Old Speckled Hen was first brewed in 1979 in Abingdon-on-Thames, Oxfordshire in England, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the MG car factory there on 30 November 1979. Another advertising campaign was part of a drive to appeal to younger drinkers which has also included the weakening of the draught version and the introduction of the advertising slogan "a not so traditional English ale" which featured on an oil painting reproduced in broadsheet newspapers and at 250 London Underground stations.Alternative flavors of Old Speckled Hen include a golden ale and a pale ale, which offer a lighter, more refreshing taste and a slightly higher alcohol content. Since 2000, when Greene King bought Morland and closed down the Abingdon brewery, it has been made in Greene King's Bury St Edmunds brewery. barrels, 1200 dozen half-pints bottles, were produced, mostly for the promotional activities at MG, but also for limited distribution to Morland houses in the Abingdon area.