Beer Preview #1 – Ilkley Brewery ~ American Smooth

Over the next couple of weeks leading up to the Christmas Sessions we’ll bring you some information on some of our most intersting beers for this December to get your tastebuds going.

First up is Ilkley Brewery’s American Smooth.  A classic cream ale made with a blend of UK, US and Austaralian hops coming in at 4.3% this is definitely an ale we can’t wait to try out.

This little-brewed style of beer, favoured in the US, is similar to a lager, but brewed with ale yeast, so a little more refined. Purposefully soft, and distinctively smooth, this unique pale ale combines subtlety of flavour with depth and drinkability.  A little pepper on the finish, the hops are apparent but not overpoweringly bitter.

We hope you like it!

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