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Trending UK Beer Brands to Try Out this Summer


Here is the list of trending UK beer brands that you should definitely try out this summer.

Looking for trending beer to try this summer? Here is the list of trending UK beer brands that you should definitely try out this summer.

1. Wold Gold

Alcohol by Volume (ABV): 4.8 %

Wold Gold is an American Blonde Ale style beer brewed by Wold Top Brewery. Wold Gold a blonde continental style beer, a heady mix of predominantly Wold grown Barley, Wheat and Cara malt hopped with Goldings and Styrian Goldings hops give the beer its soft, fruity flavour with a hint of spice.

2. Dark Island Reserve

Alcohol by Volume (ABV): 10%

Dark Island Reserve is a rich strong Orcadian Ale brewed by Orkney Brewery After a gentle fermentation at our brewery in Quoyloo, the beer is finished in old oak casks formerly used to mature fine scotch malt whisky. This unhurried process creates a timeless classic full of fruit, spice, oak and roast malt flavours. 

3. Battersea Rye

Alcohol by Volume (ABV): 3.4%

Battersea Rye is a fusion of British hops with an American red rye recipe to produce a rich, spicy beer. Deep copper brown in colour, with a subtle rich fruit aroma, its flavours build to produce a bold spicy finish. Pale Malt, Malted Rye Crystal Malt, Northdown, Bramling X and WGV hops.

4. First World Problems

Alcohol by Volume (ABV): 6.2%

First World Problems is produced by Stewart Brewing. The recipe was created by James Hardacre, a keen and experienced home brewer. A blend of new world hops and fruity phenolic yeast esters on the nose. An assertive bitterness as well as copious amounts of flavour and hop aroma.

5. Radical Road

Alcohol by Volume (ABV): 6.4%

The Radical Road is a triple-hopped pale ale from the Hop Series of Edinburgh-based Stewart Brewing. Three different American hops—Magnum, Cascade and Centennial—are used at five different stages during the boil.

6. Dark Secret

Alcohol by Volume (ABV):  5.6%

Dark Secret is an English Stout style beer brewed by Monty's Brewery in Montgomery . Dark Secret is a rich full bodied oatmeal stout full of chocolate and coffee flavours. Brewed with barley, the gluten is subsequently removed with no compromise to the taste.

7. Legra Pale

Alcohol by Volume (ABV): 3.8%

Legra Pale has a light, fresh and sessionable golden ale. Single hopped, during the boil and following fermentation, with lashings of Citra hops for a clean citrus flavour. Tastes fantastic with seafood – especially a pint of prawns on the Old Leigh seafront!

8. The Raven

Alcohol by Volume (ABV): 4.3%

Akin to Poe’s ebony bird, The Raven is much more than meets the eye. Oats and a multitude of malts give this sweet stout its sumptuous base. Expect bitter, yet silky chocolateyness from cocoa nibs and chocolate malt, giving way to the smoky sweetness from aging in bourbon liquor oak casks. The Raven is a moreish combination and certainly not a case of ‘nevermore’.

9. Stout Brummie

Alcohol by Volume (ABV): 5%

Stout Brummie brewed by Birmingham Brewing Company as a Stout - Oatmeal style beer. British roasted Floor Malts with wholesome Oatmeal, earthy and floral traditional hops to give to a heart warming, full bodied richness.

10. WooHa Porter

Alcohol by Volume (ABV): 5%

Wooha Porter is lightly hopped using Pheonix hops from the UK. Rich chocolate and coffee flavours which are wrapped in a mouth filling smokiness provided by the German Rauch malt. Dark as night, with a smooth aftertaste.

11. Impressment

Alcohol by Volume (ABV): 5.4%

On the nose, Impressment chock full with six big, bold American whole-leaf hops for an intense flavour of tropical and citrus fruits with a slight pepperiness and dry finish. The complexity and vibrant fruitiness of Impressment is held up nicely by the bittering and the higher alcohol volume.

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