Bombardier — a 4.1% cask beer — has long been sold as “the beer of England” by drinks maker Charles Wells , but the labelling changed when the company was acquired by beer giant Marston’s last year in a deal worth £55m.
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Is Bombardier Vegan ? Bombardier uses isinglass to clarify its cask beer . Isinglass is collagen that comes from fish swim bladders and is used to remove sediment and yeast. This means that cask Bombardier is not vegan .
There is a rolling contract for Young’s to take beers produced by Wells & Young’s and now by Marston’s after it took over the Eagle Brewery in Bedford, an operation now called Carlsberg Marston’s Brewing Company. Young’s .
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Hobgoblin is the best-known and most popular beer brewed at Wychwood Brewery and was created by Chris Moss. It is 5.2% abv in bottles, 4.5% in cans and 4.5% (previously 5.0%, and before that 5.6%, and originally 6.5%) on cask, and is described by Wychwood as a “Ruby beer “.
“ Marston’s is a leading pub operator and independent brewer of premium cask and packaged ales, including Hobgoblin, Wainwright, Marston’s Pedigree and 61 Deep. Marston’s also operates a number of brands under licence with global brand owners such as Estrella Damm, Shipyard, Erdinger, Warsteiner and Kirin.”
Spitfire Amber Ale It was first brewed to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, played out in the skies above Kentish soil. It is brewed using 100% Kentish hops, the finest malt and water drawn from a well deep beneath Shepherd Neame’s Faversham brewery .
The Budweiser brewer has signed an exclusive deal with Barcelona-based Damm, which produces Budweiser in Spain. The 5.4% abv Estrella Damm will arrive in the UK next month, initially in bottles, although Anheuser-Busch may use it as an opportunity to ramp up its presence on draught.
Worthington White Shield Brewery is NOT vegan friendly – Barnivore vegan booze guide.
“Sadly none of our beers , either on draught or in bottle, are totally vegan as we use the isinglass finings in all of our products.”
London-based Watneys , which first began brewing in 1837, became a household name in the 20th century for producing one of Britain’s most infamous beers ; Watneys Red Barrel. The brewing interests were then sold on to Scottish & Newcastle (since bought by Heineken in 2008), which led to Watneys ‘ eventual extinction.
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