Ralf & Alf Seasonal Range

In 2023, Ralf & Alf bring you a fantastic, cultural series of monthly beers to celebrate the North West music scene, plus a nod to the Victorian era with six bi-monthly beers showcasing some incredible Victorian inventions.

Black Ale

Brewed with roast barley, black and chocolate malts to give a rich tasting dark ale. Hopping rates are relatively low using British Fuggles and Goldings hops to give a gentle and spicy bitterness.

ABV: 4.3

Available throughout: January 2023

Flash Banger

Amber in colour and boasting malty richness in flavour, this beer is brewed with a combination of malts to attain a rich colour and good mouthfeel. Traditionally hopped with noble English varieties, this promises to be a well-balanced and rounded beer.

ABV: 4.5

Available throughout: January 2023

Humdrum Town

Brewed with an eclectic mix of Pale, Amber and Cara malts to give a rich and malty, sweet beer with notes of toffee and liquorice.

ABV: 4.2

Available throughout: February 2023

Malt Division

Brewed using the barley variety, Flagon - a good yielding barley that promises to give a malty balanced beer. Married together with English Fuggle and Challenger hops, the result is a pleasantly balanced ale with a rich golden colour.

ABV: 4.4

Available throughout: March 2023

Penny Red

A dark English ale boasting rich fruit flavours originating from a lavish blend of roasted cereals, malt, caramel and Muscavado sugar. Bitterness is medium in strength from the use of English Target and Challenger hops.

ABV: 4.3

Available throughout: March 2023

Melon Twister

Brewed with a mix of seven US hop varieties known for their tropical and refreshing citrus flavours and aromas. Flaked rice is used in the malt charge to keep the colour light and fresh.

ABV: 4.3

Available throughout: May 2023

Dots & Dashes

A bold, yet very light coloured beer obtained from using extra pale ale malts in the brewing process and a short boil. A good citrus/grapefruit flavour is provided from the use of very late additions of American Citra and Cascade hops.

ABV: 4.5

Available throughout: May 2023

Ever Fallen

Brewed with the very latest sensation in US hops - Cryo Pop! This ale is citrus, sweet aromatic and tropical in both flavour and aroma.

ABV: 4.4

Available throughout: June 2023

Definitely Not Maybe

Brewed using Australian Pride of Ringwood and Topaz hops, giving an earthy yet citrus flavour with a clean bitter finish.

ABV: 4.1

Available throughout: July 2023

Needle Groover

Brewed with Wheat, Pilsen and Honey malts plus a small amount of Chocolate Rye to make up the grist. Hops are low bitterness varieties and include American Cluster and Crystal. The result is a beer with a low bitterness and oodles of toasted malt, caramel and fruit flavours.

ABV: 4.4

Available throughout: July 2023

Fools Golden

The hops included in this beer are used three times whilst brewing, stretching across every part of the process. A beer to toast the summer.

ABV: 4.6

Available throughout: August 2023

Brew Order

Using Amber and Crystal malts this 4.8% ABV beer has a spicy bitter finish and a warm amber glow.

ABV: 4.8

Available throughout: September 2023

Bone Checker

A dark, flavoursome beer that combines three different malts to give a biscuit, roast flavour. US hops complement the heady malt notes with hints of citrus and a purposeful underlying bitterness.

ABV: 4.6

Available throughout: September 2023

The Secret

A beer with a rich golden glow brewed with Vienna and Cara malts for colour and flavour. English Boadicea hops are used as the main variety and give a spicy, light and floral characteristic to taste and aroma.

ABV: 4.0

Available throughout: October 2023

Sip Down

This rich and full bodied chestnut beer uses the best Maris Otter Pale Ale malt with English Bramling Cross, East Kent Goldings and Fuggle hops.

ABV: 4.5

Available throughout: November 2023

Merry Weather

An amber coloured ale derived from the generous inclusion of Amber malt to the grist. Bitterness is medium from US Chinook hops and spicy, peppery aroma is provided by the late use in the boil of the revered English Fuggle.

ABV: 4.3

Available throughout: November 2023

Hops n All

Three Hops - Challenger, Fuggles and East Kent Goldings are use to add bitterness and flavour. Malt, spice and honey are some of the tones to pick up.

ABV: 4.8

Available throughout: December 2023

Break Out

A light golden coloured ale brewed with flaked maize and pale ale malts and hopped, in generous proportions, with US Cascade. The outcome is a refreshing beer with strong citrus fruit characteristics, lingering on the tongue.

ABV: 4.5

Available throughout: April 3023