Nicholson’s Seasonal Ale Library

Spring 2018

Showcasing the UK’s Best Beer

Here you can view the tasting notes of our latest seasonal ale selection and give us your beer verdict.  We perfectly select beer to match the season, so take a look through and find your perfect beer match! If you need a reminder of what beer we’ve already had then take a look through our previous seasons to find your favourite.

Pale

Adnams / Mosaic

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ABV
4.1%
Style
Very Pale Golden
Producer
Adnams
Origin
England

Mango, Peach, Lemon, Pine

Food match Mosaic Pale Ale goes brilliantly with lightly spiced dishes such as lamb tagine, Thai fish cakes or with scallops and chorizo.

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Kirkstall Brewery / Ignore The Ignorant

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ABV
4.2%
Style
Blonde, White Head
Producer
Kirkstall Brewery
Origin
Yorkshire, England

Citrus, Grapefruit, Pale malts.

Food match Chicken Ceasar Salad, Fish, Poultry.

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Knops Beer Co. / East Coast Pale

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ABV
3.8%
Style
Blonde
Producer
Knops Beer Co.
Origin
Scotland

Light biscuity malt balanced by delicate spicy and earthy aromas and flavours from the hops.

Food match Chicken, fish and light flavoured dishes.

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Oakham / Citra

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ABV
4.2%
Style
Pale, Gold
Producer
Oakham
Origin
UK

Apricots, Elderflower Wine

Food match Excellent with spicy Oriental dishes especially Thai.

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Sharp's / Manu Bay

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ABV
4.4%
Style
Clear, Golden
Producer
Sharp's
Origin
Cornwall, UK

Light Malt, Lime, Orange Marmalade

Food match Salads like the Chicken, Bacon and Avocado salad on the Nicholson menu or Fish & Chips

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AMBER / WHEAT

Dorset Brewing Company / Dusk Till Dawn

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ABV
3.4%
Style
Copper
Producer
Dorset Brewing Company
Origin
England

Hoppy Citrus light crisp session ale.

Food match Chicken, Sea food, burgers, spicy cuisine and lightly tangy cheese.

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Shipyard / Summer Ale

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ABV
4.8%
Style
Straw
Producer
Shipyard
Origin
UK

Floral, Green Apple

Food match Scallops, Calamari or Prawn Tempura.

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DARK

Jaw Brew / Fathom

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ABV
4%
Style
Dark, Ebony
Producer
Jaw Brew
Origin
Scotland

Smooth, quenching, rich.

Food match Red meat, peppery and spiced foods.

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Redcastle Brewery / Red Lady

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ABV
4%
Style
Dark Ruby Red
Producer
Redcastle Brewery
Origin
Scotland

Chocolate, spice and a hint of coffee on the finish.

Food match Braised & roasted meats, chocolate desserts.

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Rudgate / Mr Jones Brixton Bitter

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ABV
5.3%
Style
Chestnut Brown
Producer
Rudgate
Origin
England

Fruity, Floral

Food match Great with Bangers and Mash, Steak and Fish and Chips.

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Titanic Brewery / Plum Porter

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ABV
4.9%
Style
Deep Red
Producer
Titanic Brewery
Origin
England

Soft, Plum, Vanilla

Food match Rich Game Dishes – Rich Chocolate Cake.

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