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The Docks Beers Update

December 2023

The Docks Beers Update

December 2023

Jenny Mc

THIS BREW IS A LABOUR OF LOVE

Our Apprentice Brewer Jenny’s first big brew has just launched on the bar, introducing Labour of Love.

This new beer is a clash of traditional and modern brewing. It takes a traditional British blonde ale and has thoroughly updated it with a hopping regime more akin to an American IPA with a massive dry hop of Citra and Amarillo. It’s giving big cloudy lemonade flavours and a punchy pine flavour from the judicious use of Centennial, packed full of flavour. A thoroughly modern classic.

If you’re planning a visit to the Taproom, be sure to give this a go!

Christmas Cake

CHRISTMAS CAKE STOUT

Following on from our 5th Birthday Cake stout, we’ve got a festive spin on this beer you won’t want to miss…

Our 5th Birthday beer, Birthday Cake, went down a treat both on keg, as well as in the limited bottles we made for our birthday. So we got to thinking what else we could do with this brew to make it a true winter warmer.

Brewed with actual Christmas cake, because it’s Christmas and we will brew with cake if we want to. This ludicrously thicc boi is as decadent as they come, luxurious aromas of rich, sticky figgy pudding, a hint of marzipan and festive fruit complete a viscous mouth feel, it’s liquid Christmas. It’s fun, it’s absurd, it’s a celebration, it’s our Christmas beer. It’ll leave your tastebuds singing carols of joy.

Christmas Cake will be launching soon, on keg, as well as in 90 extremely limited 330ml bottles.

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DOCKSFEST 2024

Do not miss this major live music festival at Meridian Showground in Cleethorpes on Saturday, July 6th, 2024. Brought to you by Docks Beers and Docks Academy.

This vibrant celebration of music, street food and great beer promises an unforgettable experience for festival-goers, boasting an impressive lineup that spans genres and showcases both renowned and emerging artists.

The acts on the bill: Headliners Razorlight, folk-punk troubadour Frank Turner, anthemic rock stalwarts Feeder, indie-pop favorites Lottery Winners, Manchester band Afflecks Palace and homegrown talent Orphan Boy and Healer. The event will be hosted by Grimsby comedian and presenter, Lloyd Griffith.

DocksFest promises not only world-class musical performances, but also a variety of food and beverage options to enhance the overall festival atmosphere. The Meridian Showground provides the perfect backdrop for this summer extravaganza, with ample space for festival-goers to enjoy the music and create lasting memories.

Click below to book your tickets to North East Lincolnshire’s Premier Live Music Festival.

Mango Cider Blog

BOTTLED MANGO CIDER ANYONE?

Ever since we introduced our own Docks Mango Cider on tap, loads of you have asked the same question. Is this available in bottle? Well you’ll be pleased to know the answer is… yes!

Our Mango Cider is a rich and fruity blend of cider and Indian mango, with a balanced, medium-sweet taste with an invitingly fragrant aroma, clocking in at a sessionable 4%.

Docks’ Mango Cider will be available to purchase in 500ml bottles, both in the Grimsby Taproom on King Edward Street, as well as our online shop. It will also available on tap as normal in the taproom.

Keep your eyes peeled to our socials and get subscribed to our mailing list, so you know when Mango Cider is available to buy in bottles!

MC

DOCKS BEERS OPEN TIMES

If you’re joining us for a pint (or few) over the festive period, here are our opening times so you know when you can get your Docks fix.

Don’t forget, we have not one, but two quizzes hosted by Richard Young: The Docks Beers Christmas Quiz, and The Big Fat Quiz of the Year. These have limited availability (both are nearly fully booked).

Also, on Friday 22nd of December, we are hosting a Mad Friday Party in Docks Academy, to celebrate clocking off for the Christmas period. Tickets are available for this event, click here to book yours.

If you are planning on coming to the taproom and want to secure a table during this busy period, then book your table today.

That’s it for now, but make sure you follow @docksbeers on socials for all the latest brewery news!