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George Gale & Co – Fire Cracker

WP_20161028_16_08_26_ProWhat they say:

“using mulling spices associated with the festive period. There’s a delicate touch of cinnamon in there, and some star anise too. We could tell you the rest, but then it wouldn’t be a secret recipe any more…”

“A rich, tawny ale, Firecracker combines a blend of malts with subtle spices for a complex yet not-too-sweet palate. Soft-fruit flavours and hints of orange come from the Gales yeast, bringing the beer to a satisfying, warming finish.”

So, Fullers really but nowt wrong with that in my book and I do love these winter warmers, though at 4.8% A.B.V I’d have to go easy. Not too sweet either. And in a great pub too.

The Old Joint Stock, Birmingham. October 2016