The Bell At Caerleon
The Bell Inn Bulmore Road Caerleon NP18 1QQ 01633 420613
Saint Davids Day Beer Festival at the Bell Inn Caerleon

Marcus Music & Friends
~ Celtic Music on St David's Day ~

Wednesday 1st March 9 pm

Bodhran - Bodhran
~ LIVE CELTIC & CAJUN MUSIC ~

Friday 3rd March 9 pm

BREWERY BEER A.B.V TASTING NOTES
1. Breconshire Brewery, Brecon. Ysbrid y Ddraig (Spirit of the Dragon) 5.5% S - Golden in colour, matured in oak whisky casks for 60 days.
2. Breconshire Brewery, Brecon. Golden Valley 4.2% BB - Well-crafted golden bitter with balanced hop, fruit and bitter. WBCF winner 2004.
3. Bryncelyn Brewery, Ystalyfera. Oh Boy! 4.5% BB - An enticing hop & fruit aroma and golden in colour. 3rd place - WBCF 2005.
4. Bryncelyn Brewery, Ystalyfera. Buddy Marvellous! 4.0% O - Dark brown with malt-fruit aroma. Gentle bitterness and complex finish. WBCF winner 2003.
5. Bull Mastiff Brewery, Cardiff. Son of a Bitch 6.0% S - Warming amber ale. Easy drinking for its strength. Winner - WBCF 2005
6. Cwmbran Brewery. Blackcurrant Stout 4.0% P - Almost black, roasted, fruity Porter. Abergavenny Festival 2005 - Beer of the Festival.
7. Cwmbran Brewery Pure Welsh 4.5% BB - Chestnut, hoppy bitter.
8. Felinfoel Brewery, Llanelli Double Dragon 4.2% BB - Malty and subtly hopped with a rich colour and smooth balanced character
9. Felinfoel Brewery, Llanelli Dragon Heart 4.3% BB - Chestnut bitter with complex flavours and finish.
10. Felinfoel Brewery, Llanelli Celtic Pride 4.3% BB - Hoppy dark new addition to Felinfoel's beers.
11. Mws Pws (Purple Moose), Porthmadog. Ochr Tywyll y Mws (Dark Side of the Moose) 4.6% O - Dark, rich, hoppy, malty bitter.
12. Mws Pws (Purple Moose), Porthmadog. Cwrw Dewi Da (Dewi the Good Ale) 4.5% BB - Golden, hoppy special ale.
13. Organic Brewhouse, Helston, Cornwall. Lizard Point 4.2% BB - Winner - St Ives Festival. Organic and vegan suitable.
14. Otley Brewery, Pontypridd. OBB 4.5% O - Tawny red, centennial hopped old ale.
15. Otley Brewery, Pontypridd. O8 8.0% W - Very pale, strong ale. Deceptively smooth with Bramling X hops notes.
16. Ring o' Bells Brewery, Launceston, Cornwall. Dreckly Bitter 4.8% O - Warm, ruby coloured strong ale fortified with gorse and heather, delivering a spicy aroma and malty finish.
17. Rhymney Brewery, Dowlais. Strong Export Ale 5.2% S - Bottled for the Ukraine to commemorate the founding of the Russian iron industry by John Hughes and Dowlais ironmen!
18. Rhymney Brewery, Dowlais. Special Lager 4.5% L - Rhymney's newly brewed, cask conditioned lager!
19. Tomos Watkin, Swansea. Merlin Stout 4.2% P - Satisfying blend of roast malt, caramel and hop flavours. 2nd place - Welsh Beer & Cider Festival 2005
20. Vale of Glamorgan Brewery. VoG No. 1 Original 4.2% BB - Ruby coloured and full bodied with plenty of malt in the mouth and a pleasant hoppy finish.
21. Vale of Glamorgan Brewery. VoG Special 4.8% O - Ruby, well hopped complex ale.
22. Warcop Brewery, Wentlooge. Spinners 6.5% S - Strong golden ale.
23. Warcop Brewery, Wentlooge. Caspa 4.3% L - Golden, cask-conditioned lager.
24. Wye Valley Brewery, Stoke Lacy, Welsh Herefordshire. Brew 69 5.6% S - Deceptively strong, brown beer with target hops and malt in the finish.
25. Wye Valley Brewery, Stoke Lacy, Herefordshire. Cwrw Dewi Sant 4.5% BB - Smooth and creamy premium bitter, burnished gold in colour.
26. Wye Valley Brewery, Stoke Lacy, Herefordshire. Dorothy Goodbody's Wholesome Stout 4.6% P - Smooth and satisfying roast flavours with a bitter edge. CAMRA Winter Festival 2002 Supreme Champion.
CIDER / PERRY MAKER CIDER / PERRY ABV DESCRIPTION
1. Gwynt y Ddraig Black Dragon cider 7% C - Medium - Single varietal Kingstone Black. Cask.
2. Gwynt y Ddraig Barnstormer cider 7% C - Cask.
3. Gwynt y Ddraig Haymaker cider 6.5% C - Leeds 2005 - Cider of Festival. Cask.
4. Gwynt y Ddraig Yarlington Mill cider 7% C - Medium-dry single varietal. Cask.
5. Gwynt y Ddraig King Fox cider 7% C - Blended Fox Whelp and Kingstone Black apples. Cask.
6. Gwynt y Ddraig Gold Medal cider 6.5% C - Hereford 2004 - Cider of the Festival. Bottled.
7. Guillet Frères, Guenrouet, Bretagne. Kerisac cidre bouche. 5.0% C - Old gold, medium, oak & apple flavoured Breton cider served in champagne bottles. Paris 2004 - Silver medal.
8. Kingstone Press Kingstone Press cider 5.3% C - Bottled Hereford cider.
9. Ross on Wye Cider & Perry Company, Peterstowe, Herefordshire. Turner's Barn / Bartestree Squash Dry Perry 5.5% Pe - Award winning Perry & Cider maker. Cask.
10. Moore Brothers, Upton St Leonard's, Gloucestershire. Medium Perry 6.0% Pe - Cask.
Beer type: BB - Best Bitter, S - Strong Ale, O - Old Ale, P - Porter / Stout, W - Barley wine,
L - Lager (cask conditioned!!), C - Cider, Pe - Perry

All in good faith, but subject to any last minute hitches.