A triumph of Tadcaster brewing, this distinctly malty bittersweet ale has long remained the bedrock of our brewery.
AROMA: Toffee, roasted grain, smoky, dried fruit with a hint of spice.
FLAVOUR: Digestive biscuit, whole grains, hint of smokiness and toffee, with coffee note and pleasant bitterness.
MOUTHFEEL: Light and slightly drying.
FINISH: Clean bitterness which builds.
FOOD MATCH: Perfect pairing with a Sunday Roast!
Brewed in the UK
Did You Know?
It’s still brewed at the John Smith’s Brewery in Tadcaster, North Yorkshire, where it enjoys over 250 years of brewing heritage. The original brewery was founded in 1758.
The Tadcaster Brewery has 4,000 solar panels which means 18 million pints are brewed by the sun every year.
Over the years, John Smith’s has enjoyed some of the most famous beer advertising, featuring stars such as Peter Kay, Jack Dee and Paddy McGuinness. It’s down to an earthy personality, which has earned it legions of fans across the UK, and continues to this day. In fact, 165 million pints are enjoyed every year in the UK.