Oakleaf Maypole Mild
78A well-rounded, balanced dark mild, with heaps of dark malt character and not too much in the way of bitterness.
Hampshire, Kent and Sussex: In the garden of England
Andrew Catchpole looks at the brewers of Hampshire, Sussex and Kent
Bowman Ales Ltd, Droxford
Tel: +44 (0)1489 878 110
Choice beer: Wallops Wood 4%
The Crondall Brewing Co, Crondall
Tel: +44 (0)1252 319 000
Green & Pleasant Lands
Hampshire, Dorset & Wiltshire form an impressive pyramid of brewing, where traditional production and modern techniques exist side by side. Dominic Roskrow reports.