Fresh and fruity – clementines and marmalade oranges.
Orange and grapefruit hit the palate first with a sour dryness soon taking the edge off the initial sweetness. pritzy, fresh-tasting and interesting.
There's some lingering sourness but otherwise dry and increasingly bitter.
A Belgium-inspired ‘Cornish sour ale', brewed with
mixed yeast cultures. Blonde an effervescent, with nods towards Orval, it makes a welcome change from the typical British golden ale. A great aperitif.
By Sally Toms
Immediately distinctive. Sour pineapple. Some sweety-like aroma from the days of penny sweets at the corner shop. Cola Cubes.
Rhubarb and Custard. With a musty
undercurrent, like an old fruit cellar.
Crikey that'll suck your cheeks in. So so sour.
A short blast of bitterness immediately cancels out the
sourness and leaves you staring at the glass. This is made where?
A Cornish sour ale, eh? That'll be that Stuart Howe – making stuff up as he goes along. An unequivocally interesting beer.