A chestnut-coloured Bitter. Six types of malt (Maris Otter, Biscuit, Amber, Brown, Crystal Extra Dark and Crystal Wheat) give a complex flavour to this British style ale which uses four different varieties of British hops, Admiral, Bramling Cross, East Kent Golding and Ernest.
Availability - Occasional
Following the burning of Portsmouth during the Hundred Years' War, money was set aside in 1417 to provide protection for Portsmouth Harbour. A blockhouse was first built on the Gosport side of the harbour in 1431 after authorisation by Henry VI.
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Fort Blockhouse/HMS Dolphin Main Gate c1905. This gate no longer exists.