Beer: Morland Old Speckled Hen
Style: Premium Bitter – ESB
Description: A traditional Strong Pale Ale, Old Speckled Hen is brewed with Pale and Crystal malt, and is hopped with Target, East Kent Goldings. The ale owes its distinctive character and smooth, dry taste to a unique strain of yeast first used by Morland in 1896.
Tasting notes: Morland Old Speckled Hen from Greene King is an Premium Bitter – ESB style beer, medium amber in color, is moderately happy, has an ABVof 5.2% and is available in-store or at our online beer store.
Food pairing: This ESB style beer is best paired with tangy style cheeses such as Brick, Edam and Feta.
This beer is part of our Mixed Six series. Working with the beer experts at Half Time in Mamaroneck, we are featuring a beer a day for 24 days, including tasting notes and suggestions for pairing. At the end of the 24 days, we invite you to join us at Half Time from 5-8 p.m. on November 13 for a Q and A, beer tasting and discounts on mixed six-packs with our carefully selected featured beers. Half Time, 139 Hoyt Ave., Mamaroneck, 914-341-1666, www.halftimebeverage.com.
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