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Wisbech, Cambridgeshire

Elgood & Sons Ltd is an award-winning family-owned brewing company situated in the heart of “Fen” country in Cambridgeshire, England. 


See below for the range of regular award-winning beers brewed by Elgood's Brewery, tasting notes and information on each beer.

Cambridge Bitter, 3.8% abv

Malty and fruity  aroma with a satisfying flavour and bitter finish.  A mild brown bitter with a good balance of malt and hop character give a pleasing session drink.  The finest pale ale malt (made from Maris Otter barley) is blended with torrified wheat, invert sugar and a small amount of roast barley, to ensure consistent colour.


Hops used are English Fuggles and challenger, a blend that gives a full hop character to the beer.

Golden Newt, 4.1% abv

Pale in colour with prominent hoppy palate and full flavoured finish,  Golden Newt is a pale session bitter of 4.1% ABV.  The beer has a prominent hop character; a blend of Fuggles, Goldings and Cascade has been used in the recipe to bring the delicate hop flavour and aroma to the fore.  The use of Cascade gives a pleasing citrus aroma.


Finest pale Maris Otter malt has been blended with wheat malt and rye crystal to provide a full flavoured beer.  The lavish use of late hop dominates the malt flavour and results in a satisfying pint.

Black Dog, 3.6% abv

An award-winning cask conditioned traditional dark mild.  Well balanced malt and hops gives a pleasant aroma and taste, with splendid roasted bitter flavours.  Black Dog is a traditional dark mild at 3.6%ABV.  It has many CAMRA awards to its name and is a well-known brand in the free-trade.  The beer is well balanced with a full roast flavour.


The use of crystal malt and roast barley give a deep underlying characteristic flavour, which is balanced with Fuggles hops as the sole variety.

EP, 4.3% abv

Brewed with well-roasted malts & generous amounts of English hops, for a satisfying finish.  The use of wheat malt as well as finest pale Maris Otter malt results in a rich full malty flavour.  A blend of Fuggles & Goldings hops gives good depth to the bitter finish of the beer.

Warrior, -% abv

Warrior is a truly traditional style English Bitter Ale.  A blend of finest Pale Ale, Amber and Crystal malt is used for the fruity malty flavour and generous portions of English Hop varieties (Challenger, Goldings and Fuggles) give a well developed hop character.

Double Swan, -% abv

The beer is a very pale ale, brewed using Pale ale malt only. The hops used are English Fuggles, Progress and Goldings, and an American hop Willamette.


The beer has a floral aroma, refreshing to the taste with good bitterness and a slightly sweet mouthfeel.

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