PREMIUM ALE – “Sweet Parish Ale” (4.7%
A reddish-amber malty ale with a slight
chocolate aroma. Enhanced by citrus
notes on the nose. Initially malty in the mouth, becoming increasingly
fruity as the traditional English hops kick in. The finish is
a smooth gentle hop bitterness.
An real ale for real connoisseurs!
The tunnel, after which the brewery is named, was the only link
between Ansley and its neighbouring Parishes. A bitter dispute
broke out between
the villages and as a consequence the tunnel was sealed off. A
brewery was then
established in Ansley and word quickly spread to the surrounding
Suddenly, and miraculously, the other Parish Councils forgot their
and the tunnel was re-opened. The very first thing to flow through
the tunnel was
a consignment of ale! This beer became known as Sweet Parish Ale…
not at all bitter!