In the breweries own words.
A strong ale, brewed to the 1938 strength and using the same ingredients as the original best selling bottled beer of the Black Eagle Brewery. We brewed this beer for the 2nd SIBA South East of England beer festival and the beer took the Gold Medal in the strong ales category. Since then Audit Ale has gone on to win a range of regional and national awards including Supreme Champion Cask Beer two years in a row.
Made with pale and crystal malts and huge charge of Kent Goldings hops.
Using a proprietary method we have been able to reduce the gluten content of the beer to less than the WHO’s Codex Alimentarius determined level of 20ppm or less of gluten.
Same Beer – No Gluten
“Based on a 1938 recipe, it is tawny-copper in colour, and has stewed fruit (raisins perhaps?) and barley sweetness on the nose, accompanied by hints of almond, Bakewell tart and wood in the background. It’s a noble and assured beer, with plenty of poise on the palate — there’s a restrained vinous-like sweetness, the suggestion of raisins and currants steeped in booze, some slight chocolate, plus a whisper of banana. The finish is dry and appetising bitter with a glissade-like descent of barley cereal sweetness bringing things to a close before the next sip.” – Adrian Tierney-Jones – World Bottled Beers
AROMA Port, Raisins, Molasses
TASTE Complex Fruits, Smooth, Warming
MALT Pale Ale, Crystal 150
HOPS Kent Grown: Northdown & Goldings