2010 Beers

#169 Binary Star

The second in our Space series of beers. Described as: "Very pale blonde with a hoppy aroma and a bitter hoppy taste. The finish is dry long bitter citrus"
ABV 4.7

#168 Control Freak

Described as: "Rich golden in colour with a sherbet lightly citrus hop nose. The taste is bitter-ish with light citrus slightly lemony notes, and a bitter lemony finish"
ABV 4.1

Motueka

A repeat brew from our "Now That's What I Called Hops" series. This is number 6 in the series.  Described as: "A blonde beer with a juicy, fruity hop aroma, a bitter taste and a hoppy fruity bitter finish"
ABV 3.6

#167 Bells and Whistles

Described as: "Brewed using the "holy trinity" of US hops: Columbus, Chinook and Centennial, the taste is hoppy and citrus. A pale gold ale"
ABV 4.3

#166 Dart

The 6th in our series of bus beers. Described as: "Straw coloured with a slightly spicy citrus nose from the liberal use of Columbus hops. The taste is bitter citrus and has a long finish"
ABV 4.1

#165 Cullen Stout

The 10th in our series of viaduct beers. Described as: "Black with an off-white head and a roasted lightly fruity nose. The taste is dark malt with light liquorice and hints of sweet raisin. The finish is medium bitter with full dark malts"
ABV 4.7

#164 Hidden Malt

The 5th in our series of dry hopped beers. Described as: "Very pale straw colour, with a fresh hop nose due to dry hopping with Pacific Jade hops. The taste is fresh fruity citrus, followed by a bitter slightly dry finish"
ABV 5.2

#163 Summit

The 15th in our series of single hopped beers. Described as: "Blonde in colour with a fruity nose, a bitter tart taste with a long bitter slightly fruity hoppy finish"
ABV 4.0

#162 Andromeda

Described as: "A straw coloured beer with a lovely lemon fresh hop aroma from the use of loads of continental hops. The taste is light citrus bitter with a bitter tart finish"
ABV 4.2

#161 Fisher's Hall

Described as: "Pale golden with a floral hop aroma, light citrus and floral bitter-ish taste, and bitter-ish finish. Very moreish."
ABV 4.0

#160 Comet

Our pale and hoppy Christmas beer! Described as: "Blonde with a fruity nose, bitter taste with fruity undertones, and a bitter citrus grapefruit finish."
ABV 4.6

#159 Bright Lights

Described as: "Pale gold with light lemony citrus nose, hoppy bitterish taste witha good citrus finish."
ABV 4.0

#158 Tiger Cub

Described as: "Golden coloured with a light citrus hop nose, a bitter taste with citrus notes from the use of cascade hops. The finish is long and bitter."
ABV 4.0

#157 Garnock

Described as: "Pale golden colour, witha light fruity aroma, a bitter slightly fruity taste and a similar finish. A tasty easy drinking beer."
ABV 3.8

#156 National

Described as: "The fourth in our "On the Buses" series. A Pale blonde beer with a light hop nose, and a light body for it's ABV, The taste is bitter citrus, with a long bitter, dry-ish finish."
ABV 4.8

#155 Oliver Duckets

Described as: "Pale gold with a fruity light citrus hop aroma. The taste is bitter citrus from the use of Centennial hops, and the finish is a medium citrus bitternes"
ABV 3.9

Brewer's Gold

The eighth in our single variety hop series. Described as "Golden in colour with a fruity fresh hop aroma, a hoppy, bitter lightly citrus taste is followed by more of the same."
ABV 3.7

Chocolate Stout

Described as: "Deep dark colour with dark cream head, dark chocolate, fruit and roast malt aroma and taste, finish slightly dry. Even more 85% dark chocolate in this version than the first we did."
ABV 4.1

#154 Great Bales of Fire

Brewed to celebrate the start of the Ashes. Described as "Pale gold colour, light floral and citrus hop aroma, bitter citrus taste with a dry hoppy finish. Three different American hops were used in this brew"
ABV 4.5

#153 hcmf// ale

Brewed to celebrate Huddersfield's annual contemporary music festival. Described as "Golden colour, fruity very lightly spicey aroma, bitter-ish taste with lightly fruity citrus bitter finish"
ABV 3.9

Huddersfield Pale Ale

Described as "A blond beer with a fruity hop nose, a good body and a hoppy bitter taste and finish"
ABV 3.8

#151 CC

Brewed to celebrate gyle 200. Described as "Gold colour, good aroma from Chinook hops, full body body with grapefruit citrus tones and bitter finish"
ABV 4.0

#150 Cong Burn

Described as "Pale blonde with a fruity nose, bitter lightly fruity taste and long bitter finish"
ABV 3.9

#149 Falling Hops

Described as "Pale gold with a fresh hop nose, a fruity lightly hoppy bitterish taste and a bitter lightly citrus fruity finish"
ABV 5.4

#148 Rotunda

Described as "Golden colour with a good hop aroma from using Pacific Jade hops. The taste is slightly spicey and lightly fruity bitter, followed by a long bitter citrus finish"
ABV 4.1

#147 Fleetline

Our second beer in the "On the Buses" series. Described as "Pale blonde with a gentle hop nose, a fruity bitter taste resulting from cascade hops in the boil. The finish is pleasant and slightly dry"
ABV 3.9

#146 Pacific Jade

Described as "A blonde beer brewed only using Pacific Jade hops from New Zealand. It has a fruity light hop nose, a fruity bitter taste and a long bitter finish"
ABV 3.8

#145 Don't Lose Your Head

Brewed for Halloween and described as "Pale gold with a lightly fruityhop aroma from New Zealand Motueka hops. A good body with a bitter, lightly gruity taste and long bitter finish"
ABV 4.7

Huddersfield Pale Ale

Described as "A blond beer with a fruity hop nose, a good body and a hoppy bitter taste and finish"
ABV 3.8

Our latest  "on the buses" beer is called:

#144 Dominator

Described as: "Pale blond colour, and late hopped with Simcoe to give a fruity hop aroma. A refreshing bitter taste with a fruity lightly citrus hop bitterness at the end."
ABV 3.9

#143 Tri-Continental

Described as: "Pale straw coloured with a light citrus hop aroma, a bitter hoppy taste and a citrusy hop dry finish. This beer is packed full of hops from the USA, Europe and New Zealand."
ABV 4.2

#142 Porker Porter

Described as: "Dark brown with a light fruity light foast nose, a slightly sweet light roast and medium fruity taste. The finish is slightly sweet, lightly fruity and roasted."
ABV 4.4

#141 Pacifica

Described as: "A golden coloured beer with a light herbal hop aroma, bitterish light hop taste and similar finish. Made using only Pacifica hops."
ABV 3.9

#140 Hops Crossing

The fourth in our series of dry hopped beers. Described as: "Pale straw coloured with a good fresh hop aroma. The taste is  citrus fruity hop with a medium bitterness, followed by a medium hoppy, bitter, slightly dry finish."
ABV 5.0

#139 The Good Life

Inspired by the homegrown swap table residing in the Star Pub, Huddersfield. Described as: "Golden coloured with a fruity hoppy nose, bitter hoppy taste and fruity bitter hop finish. This brew is our first using New Zealand Pacific Jade Hops."
ABV 4.0

#138 Atlantean

Our first in our new series celebrating some of the classic British buses. Described as: "Golden coloured with a light lemony citrus hop nose, bitter citrus taste, and a bitter citrus hoppy long finish."
ABV 4.1

#138 Edgeley

Described as: "A blonde coloured beer with a light citrus aroma, a bitterish citrus hop taste, and a bitter, slightly dry-ish hop finish."
ABV 4.0

#137 Shaw Park Castle

Our thirteenth folly related beer is described as: "Pale gold with a fruity light hop aroma, a medium bitter light hoppy taste and a bitter-ish light fruity finish."
ABV 4.3

#136 Oatmeal Stout

Described as: "Very dark, with a dark cream head. This stout has a creamy roast malt and vanilla nose, full bodied roast malt light/medium bitter taste, with a smooth light/medium bitter dark malt finish."
ABV 4.5

#135 Barrier Reef

The latest in our series of natural wonders of the world. Described as: "Blonde in colour, with a fresh hoppy nose, bitterish hoppy taste with slight sweet undertones and a bitter finish."
ABV 4.0

#134 Ahtanum

Described as: "Pale blonde in appearance, the aroma is light floral hops, with a medium bitter taste and a bitter, slightly dry finish."
ABV 4.0

#133 Dales Beauty

The sixth in a viaduct series of ales. We have moved away from the Penistone line! Described as: "Pale gold  with a very light hop aroma and a medium bitter lightly hoppy taste. The finish is bitter-ish and slightly dry."
ABV 4.5

#132 Hops Likely

The third in our series of dry hopped beers. Described as: "Pale gold with a lemony citrus aroma, medium bitter hoppy taste and a dryish bitter lightly citrus finish."
ABV 5.4

Simcoe 

Number 9 in our series of single hopped beers: "Golden colour with a fruity lightly citrus hop nose, a bitter hoppy taste and a similar finish becoming slightly dry."
ABV 3.8


#131 F.A.D. About Town 

(10th Anniversary Ale)

This been was brewed to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Huddersfield's Food and Drink Festival. Described as: "Blonde with a lemony  citrus nose, a bitter citrus taste and a dry, lemony, citrus finish"

Note: Some pubs may have recieved this beer as "10th Anniversary Ale" prior to the name the beer competition held by the festival organisers
ABV 3.8

#130 Stoodley Pike

The twelth in our series of Yorkshire Follies. Described as: "Very pale with a lery light citrus nose. A light bitter medium citrus taste and a bitter dry-ish finish."
ABV 4.2

#129 Hudds Ale trail

Brewed in celebration of the Huddersfield Food and Drink Festival Ale Trail. Described as: "Pale gold with an orangy citrus light hop aroma. Medium bitternes, with a citrus hop taste. The finish is long and hoppy."
ABV 4.2

#128 Fiery Mount

Described as: "The sixth in our natural wonders of the world series. Pale straw with a slight wheat beer haze and a good gingery nose. A lightish body for it's ABV with a light ginger and bitter taste ad finish."
ABV 5.0

Huddersfield Pale Ale

Described as "A blond beer with a fruity hop nose, a good body and a hoppy bitter taste and finish"
ABV 3.8

#127 Paddock Reflections

Described as: "The fifth in our special viaduct series. Pale blonde, with a lightly fruity citrus nose and similar taste. A fruity citrus dry finish"
ABV 4.1

#126 Victoria Mild

Described as: "Medium to dark brown appearance. Very light citrus and medium roast malt aroma, medium malty very lightly roast taste, slightly sweet with light bittering. A light roast malt and light bitter finish."
ABV 3.7

#125 Robin Hoods Well

Described as: "Very pale blonde with light hoppy nose, a bitter lightly citrussy taste, the finish is bitter and slightly dry."
ABV 4.5

#124 Northern Lights

Described as: "Fourth in our Natural Wonders of the World series. Blonde in appearance. The aroma is citrusy orangey with a fruity lightly hoppy bitter taste and a bitter orange finish."
ABV 4.0

#123 Chinook

Described as: "Golden colour with a light citrus hop nose, bitter lightly citrusy taste and a long bitter slightly dry finish. Brewed using only Chinook hops from the USA."
ABV 4.0

#122 Oxspring DC

Described as: "Golden colour with fruity lightly hoppy nose, fruity lightly hopy medium bitter taste and a medium bitter slightly sweet and fruity finish."
ABV 4.1

#121 Chocolate Stout

Described as: "Deep dark colour with dark cream head, dark chocolate, fruit and roast malt aroma and taste, finish slightly dry. Even more 85% dark chocolate in this version than the first we did."
ABV 4.1

#120 Wipeout

Described as: "Pale colour with fruity citrus aroma, quite bitter with citrus hops and long bitter tart citrus hop finish."
ABV 3.6

#119 Hops at Work

Described as: "Pale gold colour with fresh citrus hop aroma, a hoppy medium citrus bitter full bodied taste, and a bitter hoppy long finish."
ABV 5.3

#118 Hit For Six

Described as: "Pale blonde appearance with a lemony citrus nose. The taste is medium bitter with lemon citrus hops and very refreshing with a bitter citrus hop finish."
ABV 3.9

#117 29 Arches

The Third in our series of Penistone Line Viaducts. Described as: "Pale gold with a fresh hoppy nose, refreshing bitter hoppy taste with a dryish finish "
ABV 4.1

#116 Boot's Folly

Described as: "Blonde with light citrus hop aroma, bitter taste with fruity citrus hop notes and a long bitter finish "
ABV 4.1

#115 Centennial

Described as: "10th in our single hop range of beers. Pale blonde with a citrus hop nose, bitter citrus hop taste and long dryish finish "
ABV 3.9

#114 44 Years of Hurt

Described as: "Pale blonde with a fruity light hop nose, a lightly fruity hoppy bitter taste and a bitter slightly dry finish."
ABV 4.2

#113 Rustenburg

Described as: "A mild for the World Cup. Dark with an off white head, fruity with a lightly citrus nose, roast malts and medium fruity lightly bitter taste, followed by a slightly sweet fruity malty finish."
ABV 3.7

#112 Everest

The third in our natural wonders series. Described as: "Dark blonde colour with a strong hoppy nose, malty with a bitterish taste and a long hoppy, bitter, slightly dry finish."
ABV 5.4

#111 The Fab-io Four

The first in our set of three world cup beers. Described as: "Blonde with a lemony citrus aroma, bitter taste with medium citrusy hops and a bitter long hoppy finish."
ABV 4.1

#110 Simcoe

Number 9 in our series of single hopped beers: "Golden colour with a fruity lightly citrus hop nose, a bitter hoppy taste and a similar finish becoming slightly dry."
ABV 3.8

#109 Denby Light Mild

A new light mild especially brewed for CAMRA mild month. Described as: "Blonde with a very light hop nose. Very lightly bitter and lightly malty taste with a similar finish."
ABV 3.8

#108 Danger: Hops!

First in a another new series which will have the whole brew length dry hopped and with extra hops in production too. Described as: "Golden colour with very fresh hop aroma. A good full body supports the fruity hop bitterness followed by a slightly citrus fruity bitter finish."
ABV 4.4

#107 Up and Over

First in a new series of beers named after viaducts. Described as: "Pale blonde with a lightly fruity, lightly hoppy nose. The taste is slightly sweet yet bitterish and hoppy, with a slightly lemony citrus hop bitterness."
ABV 3.8

#106 Four Winds

Number 9 in our Yorkshire Folly series. Described as "Pale gold with a light strawberry fruit hop aroma from the use of American Simcoe hops. A bitter lightly fruity taste followed by a bitter medium hop finish."
ABV 4.3

#105 Ballot Box

Described as "Blonde colour with a greenish fresh hop nose, a medium bitter taste with a bitter lightly fruity finish."
ABV 4.3

#104 Rio Harbour

Described as "Pale blonde with a light fruity hop aroma. Medium bitter with slight sweetness followed by a bitterish lightly hoppy slightly sweet finish"
ABV 3.5

#103 Bit A black

Described as "Black with pale tan head. Dark malts and light fruit nose. Roast malts and light fruitiness with a medium bitter taste, the finish is slightly smokey and roasty plus a bitter kick. Not a mild, more like a mini stout!"
ABV 3.7

#102 Akitu

Brewed to celebrate the Spring and named after a Babylonian Spring/New Year festival when the barley was harvested. Described as "Pale gold in colour with a hoppy nose. A bitter taste is followed by a similar finish with hop notes."
ABV 3.8

#101 Bettison's Tower

The eighth in our Yorkshire Follies series. Described as "Pale blonde with a light hop aroma and a light bitter hop taste, the finish is bitter and slightly dry."
ABV 4.2

#100 Murray - Darling

Described as "Pale blonde colour with a lightly fruity hop nose. The taste is bitter and hoppy as is the finish which is slightly dry."
ABV 3.8

#99 Grand Canyon

Described as "First in our new series of beers named after the Seven Wonders of the Natural World. Pale straw colour, with a fresh, lightly citrus hop nose, bitterish, slightly fruity taste with a slightly sweet lightly hoppy medium bitter finish."
ABV 4.8

#98 Maestro

Described as "Blonde with a light citrus fruity aroma. The taste is bitter and hoppy with a bitter finish."
ABV 4.0

#97 Brewer's Gold

The eighth in our single variety hop series. Described as "Golden in colour with a fruity fresh hop aroma, a hoppy, bitter lightly citrus taste is followed by more of the same."
ABV 3.7

#96 The Rocket Ship

Described as "Pale brown with a light malt and light hop aroma. A lightly malty body and bitterish taste with a medium malt and bitter lightly citrus hop finish."
ABV 4.1

#95 Shiver Me Terrier

Described as "Very pale straw colour with a lightly fruity and light vanilla aroma. It has a fruit medium bitter taste followed by a hoppy citrus hop finish."
ABV 4.0

#94 Volga

Described as "Very dark brown with an off white head. Medium fruity and light roast malt nose, the taste is similar with a light bitterness followed by a lightly fruity and dark malt finish with medium bitterness at the end."
ABV 3.9

#93 Jane Wouldn't Like It

Described as "Straw colour witha fruity light hop aroma, a bitter fruity taste and a long bitter slightly dry finish."
ABV 4.3

#92 Onyx

Number 5 in our longest rivers series. Described as "Golden coloured. A slightly fruity light citrus aroma with a bitter lightly fruity taste. The finish is bitter and slightly dry."
ABV 4.2

#91 Charlie's Half

Brewed in memory of David Charlesworth and described as "Straw coloured with a floral lightly tropical fruit nose. A bitterish hoppy taste with a lightly floral and light citrus finish."
ABV 3.9