The Burghfield Santa’s have sampled a wide range of cask ale from all our amazing local brewers and selected the very best for the festival. It was hard work but someone had do it!.
The full list is below.
Check-out our Craft Beer listing as well.
Golden blonde ale with fresh taste and citrus aroma.
Extra Pale Ale
The latest version of Bingham’s ‘Hop Project’ series of pale ales. A special blend of El Dorado and First Gold Hops for an apricot and orange hop flavour.
by Bond Brews
Sponsored by Marshall’s Pet Food Store
As served at the Houses of Parliament
An English style Pale Ale. Brewed using two blends of malted barley and wheat to provide a light golden hue. While two varieties of hop add a moderate bitterness level and a refreshing hint of citrus on the tongue.
by Craft Brews
Sponsored by Mortimer Sausage Company
5.3% Pale Unfined
Geeky name iPA stands for inter personal assistant
inter Personal Assistant or India Pale Ale. A single hopped IPA, using an English hop, Endeavour. It has a complex blackcurrant, loganberry and spice aroma with flavour inherited from Cascade, light citrus grapefruit and lime notes
by Craft Brews
3.2% Pale Unfined
Name came from a geeky IT history working with AS400’s
initial Program Load or India Pale Light, A light coloured, lighter alcohol ale with a delicate spice aroma. It has a subtle fruity start which evolves into a balanced hoppy finish characteristic of an IPA.
Clean, dry and refreshing
Our dry and crisp pale ale made with 100% British malt and hops to showcase what British hops can do.
American Pale Ale
Reading CAMRA Beer of the Festival 2016
A well hopped American Pale Ale, which is slightly hazy in appearance. Generously hopped with Magnum, Cascade and Amarillo, it delivers a great floral aroma, lots of fruity notes, and a moderately dry finish.
A light golden hoppy pale ale brewed with Maris Otter barley and crystal malts, generously complemented with Fuggle and Golding hops.
Sponsored by Warings
Available in Cask or Keg. You decide what’s best!
Citra Quad is a quadruple-hopped session IPA which honours that juiciest and most tropical hop – Citra. Abundantly hopped with Citra over four stages of the brewing process, this 4.4% beer packs a punch of intense flavours and aromas that will be sure to get your mouth watering.
Brewed using Slovenian Stryian Golding hops which impart a zesty Lime flavour. The mix of Cara malt and Wheat malt give a smooth, creamy body to the beer.
At 3.9% abv, Golden Poacher is the perfect thirst quencher. Bravo and Gallena hops all the way through, this beer has bags of aroma with crisp citrus coming through in spades. Magnificently hoppy, you’ll find yourself swirling and sniffing this beer all the way to the last drop.
Extra Pale Ale
Extra light and refeshing pale ale
This is a really light and refreshing extra pale ale made using english malted barley and two specially selected late whole hops. The aroma should be light, possibly tropical fruits or cut grass and the taste will be citrus and possibly hints of tangerine or rose.
SIBA Gold award winner
A copper coloured, easy drinking beer. Well balanced malt and hop flavours continue to a long, refreshing and clean finish.
Sponsored by Heavenly Bodies
Golden Session Ale
3.8% Pale Unfined
Burghfest 2018 favourite
Take a break, sit down, put your feet up. Need an easy-going pale ale to quench your thirst? That’s exactly what this subtle blend of American hops and pale malt body is all about. Except this one also has an extra burst of Citra!
4.2% Pale Unfined
An aromatic hoppy pale ale. Capturing the full potential of the fruity American hop flavours, this beer is designed to slip down easily while packing in the best of the hop properties. A smooth mouth feel with tropical fruits on the nose.
by Test Brewing
A straw coloured pale, packed with punchy New Zealand Rakau hops at a deliberately refreshing 3.7%.