Breakfast Beer Tasting: Teignworthy Amy's Ale

Teignworthy were established in 1994 and are based in Tuckers Maltings in Newton Abbot, South Devon.

The basics: This 500ml 4.8% bottle conditioned pale ale is named after the brewer’s first born. It poured light amber with reasonable carbonation and a thin off-white head. The aroma was subtle; a little fruit and biscuit malt.

Taste: Medium bodied, it was quite smooth and didn’t drink its strength. There was some orange, a little caramel and definite biscuit malt. I quite like biscuit malt, so I found it to be pleasantly easy drinking.

Finish: Biscuit malt with a surprisingly bitter edge.

Conclusion: After sampling the Spoons festival again yesterday, I was looking for something not too taxing. And I found it. It's a decent enough session beer with a dry, moreish, finish. But although 4.8% doesn’t register as particularly high on my radar, there are possibly weaker beers that will give you the same result. One for your sister.

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