The Brewery Tap in Ock Street has a changing selection of real ales with a mixture of locally brewed ales, award winning beers from further afield and a good selection from Greene Kings guests.
For this week (7th February) they have:
- Morland’s Original 4.0% WEST GATE Suffolk 3.05
RUBY BROWN. Original is a fully fermented, refreshing ale with a very distinctive and intense
bitterness. Hints of subtle fruitiness on the nose follow through to the palette along with a light
touch of malt.
- Good Old Boy 4.0% WEST BERKS BREWERY Yattendon, Berkshire 3.45
LIGHT CHESTNUT. A good balance of malt and hops giving a full-bodied bitter with strong malt
fl avours, yet retaining a rounded bitterness and a strong hop fi nish. Champion Best Bitter in
the CAMRA Champion Beer of Britain London and South East Regional Beer of the Year Competition
- Riptide 4.1% BREW DOG Fraserbourgh 3.45
DARK. A strong, silky smooth imperial stout with a deep, dark ruby appearance. Mocha, bitter
chocolate, liquorice and dark cherry flavours prevail, before the balanced, warming and
- Original 5.5% EVERARDS Leicestershire, 3.55
CLASSIC TAWNY BROWN. A locally brewed ale with a good balance between hop and malt.
Full fl avoured and smooth, with well rounded bitterness from Challenger hops. Savinski hops
give the beer a light citrus and floral finish
- Alpha Dog 4.7% BREW DOG Fraserbourgh 3.45
HAZLENUT BROWN. A rock and roll medley of summer fruit and pine gives way to hints of
roasted malt and a heady hoppiness, but with very low bitterness.
- Yorkshire Terrier 4.2% YORK BREWERY 3.40
GOLDEN. This multiple award-winning Yorkshire beer is a golden coloured premium bitter with
a rich, creamy malt and full hop palate finish.
- In the cellar: Pheonix by Westgate, Henry’s IPA by Wadsworths, Golden Glow by Holden’s, Abingdon Bridge by Loose Cannon
If any other landlords (or customers) would like to keep me regularly informed of the beer range in any Abingdon pubs, particularly ones which have a changing range of guest beers, then I will be happy to post them here.