Why can’t all Best Bitters be like this?
Liquorice and digestives, coffee, walnuts, toasted bran, heather honey and fennel.
And that’s just for starters.
Lumberjack pours a deep amber and smells of aniseed balls, ivy and peaches.
The higher ABV gives a good alcohol warmth that never quite burns, but just lies across your chest like your favourite blanket.
And all the while the malts do their thing.
Fruit loaf and black cherry sweets, well baked bread, and hops full of hedgerow and tamarind, hazel and blackberry leaf tea.
You also get a good sharp crystallised lemon rind and sapling wood pithiness.
I want more Best Bitters like this one.
Source: Ales By Mail