If I was looking for a hand pulled draught beer to drink at home this would do me nicely. It's a rich amber ale proving, once again, that intense flavour has nothing to do with alcohol levels. The bead is tiny and restrained so it slips into that real ale niche quite nicely.
It's another one from the Skinners and once again the back label is a hoot "In Cornish folklore Betty stogs was reputedly full-bodied. golden-hearted and just a little fruity ............."
Betty Stogs Brazen Cornish Bitter
Skinner's Brewery Cornwall
£1.39 at Lidl [500ml]