Expanding our range of international beers is the new Cave Direct Bar.
Cave Direct are a beer distributor responsible for importing many well known international beers on the bars of pubs up and down the country.
Their bar at #MBCF20 showcases the very best of these alongside three of their UK portfolio. And they’ve lined up some of their international brewing friends to visit the bar during the festival.
All beers available while stocks last.
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Brewery / Producer
|UK||Beavertown||Gamma Ray||American Pale Ale||5.4%||Clear golden body with a minimal frothy and persistent white head. Aroma is fruity, taste as well. Dry, hoppy finish. Medium body soft carbonation|
|Belgium||Brasserie De La Senne||Taras Boulba||Belgian Ale||4.5%||Golden with a huge head and a hoppy aroma strong enough to cut through my cold. Spicy-bitter and lightly yeasty, hints of honey and lemon, lingering peppery bitterness.|
|Belgium||Brasserie De La Senne||Zinnebir||Belgian Ale||6.2%||Hazy pale honey gold, ample white foam. Fruity hoppy strawberry soft serve aroma. Strong grainy malts, biscuitlike, very soft bitterness that is fruity, but also tasting like rich mineral water. Finish has more hints of fruity hops|
|Belgium||Brouwerij der Trappisten van Westmalle||Dubbel||Classic Dubbel||7.0%||Rich dark brown, creamy bubbly and persistent head. Aroma dried fruit and bread. Taste banana, figs, fruitcake.|
|Belgium||Brouwerij Huyghe||Delirium Tremens||Belgian Ale||7.5%||Clear golden with a large head. Aroma of malts, herbs and spices. Taste of malts, bread, butter, spices, yeast. Alcohol warmth. High carbonation, sweet aftertaste.|
|Belgium||Brouwerij Lindemans||Kriek||Fruit Lambic||3.5%||Cherry red pour with pink head. Sweet, cherry nose. Cherry flavoured with some apple soureness. Soft carbonation and long lasting, sticky sweetness|
|Canada||Collective Arts Brewing||Fruit Sour||Sour||5.5%||No tasting notes|
|Canada||Collective Arts Brewing||Jam Up The Mash||Sour||5.2%||Slightly hazy golden yellow, pale, medium white head, slowly dissipating. Sweet fruity nose, pineapple. Nice and freshly puckery, fruity sourness. Light and very refreshing.|
|Canada||Collective Arts Brewing||Pina Colada Sour||Sour||5.2%||No tasting notes|
|Canada||Collective Arts Brewing||Saint Of Circumstance||Blonde||4.7%||Clear golden with a white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, light artificial citrus and light hoppy. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish.|
|Germany||Hacker-Pschorr Bräu||Munchener Gold||Helles||5.5%||A clear gold with moderate head. Aromas of light toasty malts and oily herbal hops. Flavors of bready malts, toasted grain and light creamy fruit.|
|USA||Kona Brewing Company||Big Wave||Golden Ale||4.4%||Clear golden with a white head. Floral, fruity aroma and taste. Nice balance.|
|USA||Kona Brewing Company||Hanalei IPA||Session IPA||4.5%||Golden with a white head - Malt and fruity aroma - Malt body with a tropical fruity flavour that has some good bitterness - The malt with fruity flavours and bitterness goes into the finish|
|USA||Kona Brewing Company||Longboard||Pale Lager||4.6%||Pale gold with white head. Had a "perfume-y" aroma when opening, but disappeared quickly. Aroma of malt, lemon, grain. Taste is sweet malt, lemon, slight grassy hops.|
|Norway||Lervig Aktiebryggeri||House Party||American Pale Ale||4.0%||Slightly hazy golden with a white ehad - Hop aroma that has some herbal notes - Malt body with herbal hops with some bitterness - The hops goes into the finish with bitterness|
|Norway||Lervig Aktiebryggeri||Tasty Juice||NEIPA||6.2%||Juicy aroma, tropical notes, mango and pineapple. Cloudy golden color with small sized white head. Fruity and juicy taste, moderate bitterness, pineapple and some mango, grassy. Medium body, soft carbonation, silky and smooth.|
|UK||Northern Monk||Eternal Session||Session IPA||4.1%||Hazy golden with a white head. Aroma of grassy hops, lemon zest and caramel. Flavour is crisp, with zippy hop bitterness. Decent body and linger for a session.|
|Sweden||Omnipollo||MAZ||Pale Ale||5.6%||A cloudy pale orange with a steady head. aroma of honey, mango, flowers. flavour of grapefruit, resin, slight mango. juicy.|
|Germany||Paulaner Brauerei||Helles Weissbier||Weissbier||5.5%||Hazy orange gold with a foamy off-white head. Aroma of wheat, malt, hops, banana, fruit, yeast and a hint of peppery spice. Medium sweetness, light bitterness. Medium body, oily texture, soft carbonation|
|Germany||Paulaner Brauerei||Munchner Helles||Helles||4.9%||A clear & bright, golden hue, with a bubbly layer of soft white froth, and foamy spots of lacing. The nose was soft grain, Pils scent, with slight hints of spice & pear. Light to medium bodied, with lively carbonation, the taste was similar, adding a low but effective bitterness that was grainy, and subtly earthy.|
|UK||Siren||Sound Wave||IPA||5.4%||Hazy bright gold with a low, thick head. Crisp citrus nose, minerals, light malt. Citrus, pineapple, great hop flavor. Salty, crackers, on the sweet side. Low carbonation and smooth.|
|Eire||The White Hag Brewing Company||Little Fawn||Session IPA||4.2%||Very light pale amber with a soft white foam head. Nose is grapefruit and lime.|
|Eire||The White Hag Brewing Company||The Black Pig||Dry Stout||4.2%||Lovely dark amber colour with a dense lightly tanned head. Sweet aroma with caramel malts, coffee, chocolate, light minerallic. Taste is sweet. Lighter to medium body. Slightly drying roasted finish with toasted bread, red berries and dark malts.|