NEW HOBSONS ALE TRAIL

HOBSONS BREWERY ARE THE OFFICIAL SPONSOR and with 15 beers to try on the trail this promises to be a good way to spend a day (or two!). Enjoying several brewers  in several pubs across the town this is a a great way to explore the town while enjoying a tipple or two! 

Great local pubs, fantastic Hobson ales, What more can you ask for?

Pubs across Shrewsbury Town Centre are taking part in the first Shrewsbury Ale Trail!

What to do?

Starting on Friday 17th June you will recieve a glass, lanyard and a special tasting card. Make your way to the pubs shown on the card and recieve a taster of the beers featured. You'll then vote for your favourite beer and once you've completed the trail as an added bonus you'll also recieve a bottle of delicious Hobsons Ale.
We have 200 tickets available in advance so BUY NOW - you will need to exchange these limited edition online tickets at The Armoury Pub just by the river for your tasting card, glass and lanyard after the 17th June.
Alternatively you can pop into the Armoury Pub to buy tickets before the festival or from the Hobsons Brewery stand at the Food festival - your choice!

Participating Pubs

MONTGOMERY TOWERS

          Battlefield Brewery - 1403 4.1% abv
          A light dry and crisp ale. Slight malt backbone with a subtle
          citrus/apricot note, a grapefruit and slight floral flavour.


THE ARMOURY - You can also collect and buy tickets from here!

          Hobsons Brewery- Old Prickly 4.2% abv
          A full bodied pale ale with sweet floral character, brewed to
          raise awareness for the British Hedgehog Preservation Society.
RIVER BANK

          Salopian Brewery - Shropshire Gold 3.8% abv
          Golden, with a floral aroma and a full hoppy flavour that is
          balanced by a crisp dry maltiness and a rich finish.

THE WHEATSHEAF

          Salopian Brewery - Oracle 4% abv
          A crisp, sparklingly sunflower gold ale with a striking hop
          profile. Dry and refreshing with a long citrus aromatic finish.

THE OLIVE TREE

          Three Tuns - XXX 4.3% abv
          A pale-straw-coloured, premium bitter with simple, light malty
          sweetness, delicate with light bitterness of floral,                                               earthy character.

THE SALOPIAN

          Stonehouse Brewery - Sunlander 3.7% abv
          Very pale with a balance of citrus and floral hops from
          Australia.

CHEZ SOPHIE

          Salopian Brewery - Kashmir 5.5% abv
          An elegant strong Salopian version of an IPA, citrus, pines and
          tropical fruit engulf the palate and caress the senses.

          *please check opening hours*

 LOOPY SHREW

          Joules Brewery - Shropshire Hop 4.3% abv
          Powerfully hopped golden ale, aromatic and zesty with a depth
          of malt character.

MORGANS AT THE EXCHANGE HOTEL

          Battlefield Brewery - Citrus Burst 4.2% abv
          A fantastic Summery citrus ale, with lemon and lime on the
          nose, very crisp and easy drinking with tropical grapefruit
          flavours from the hops.

COACH & HORSES

          Stonehouse Brewery - Station Bitter 3.9% abv
          A traditional, amber coloured bitter. Full bodied, very
          drinkable session beer with a perfect balance of fruity hops
          and roasted malt.

THREE FISHES

          Hobsons Brewery - Town Crier 4.5% abv
          The elegant straw colored bitter has a hint of sweetness which
          is complemented by subtle hop flavours leading to a dry finish.

PORTERS HOUSE

          Salopian Brewery - Darwins Origin 4.3% abv
          Brewed to celebrate the bicentennial of Charles Darwin’s birth
          in Shrewsbury. A copper coloured beer with a pronounced
          hop character

THE VAULTS

          Shropshire Brewer - Golden Arrow 3.8%
          A moderate strength pale gold session ale, with an abundance
          of tropical fruit & citrus hop character provided by a blend of
          New Zealand and British hop varieties.

NAGS HEAD

          Hobsons Brewery - Best 3.8% abv
          Pale brown to amber medium bodied beer, bitter with a crisp
          biscuity malt character, with citrus notes and bittersweet finish

HOBSONS ALE TRAIL (Shrewsbury Food Festival - this is ONLY available over the festival weekend from inside the festival)

          Hobsons Brewery - Champion Mild 3.2% abv
          The champion Mild with a smooth character and taste notes of
          chocolate malt, which gives this beer plenty of flavour and belies
          its strength.

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