Vintage Ale 1999
built to last
1999 was a year that would change the London skyline forever, with the ‘Millennium Wheel’ erected on the South Bank of the Thames. We celebrated with the launch of our third Vintage Ale – and just like the London Eye, it’s still every bit as enjoyable today.
In keeping with tradition, our 1999 Vintage Ale combined the year’s finest hops and malt – namely the Champion Fuggles hop and Champion Optic malt. Like all our vintages, it’s a bottle-conditioned beer that develops deeper flavour over time.
With a redder hue than previous vintages, the 1999 Vintage Ale is a full-bodied brew with a rich, sherry-like flavour.
The ultimate beer for a decadent dessert
Golen amber in colour with aromas and flavours of nuts, toffee, caramel and fruit (particularly orange). Its full body will match the dense texture of the pudding with the beers' sweetness complementing the toffee and the overall sweetness in the dessert.
- Ale Yeast
- Malts: Crystal, Pale
- Hops: Challenger, Denall, Fuggles, Goldings, Northdown, Organic First Gold, Target
A journey of discovery
Brewer’s Reserve No.4 starts its story across the Channel, in the Bas region of France. It’s there that one of the finest, rarest Armagnacs, Comte de Lauvia, is made – and it’s there we travelled to bring the old Armagnac casks back to Griffin Brewery.
Something completely different
Find a new Frontier
Bold, refreshing citrus notes from three varieties of new world hops. Brewed with decades of know-how to satisfy your thirst for discovery. This is lager. This is Frontier.