70A red bottle-conditioned ale that drinks just a little thin for its strength.
Cotleigh Peregrine Porter
73An enjoyable bottle-conditioned porter that, on this tasting, just lacks a little carbonation.
Cotleigh Red Nose Reindeer
70A beer that used to be bottle conditioned but is now filtered. The light-porous clear glass bottle does it no favours (cabbagey notes in the aroma).
South West: Beer booming in Hardy country
The South West of England is associated with cider production but it has a thriving brewery industry too. Adrian Tierney-Jones acts as tour guide