Comfortably Numb 5.0% A.B.V


Strong Ale

A wonderful winter warmer. Deep amber, strong ale not for the faint hearted. A magical blend of malts with Styrian hops that give a mouth-watering hop aroma, smooth and warming malt flavours with a deep, spicy hop finish. Devilishly moreish.

Available November to December

Contains barley gluten


Awards

Beer of the Festival GOLD
Alton Winter Beer Festival 2009

CAMRA White Cliffs Overall Winner GOLD
2005


Beer of the Festival GOLD
Alton Winter Beer Festival 2010

Camra Macclesfield Best Strong Bitter - 3rd PLACE
2002


Camra White Cliffs Overall Champion - GOLD
2000

Camra Overton Beer of the Festival - GOLD
1998



Reviews

Cask at WHOAF 2015. It pours clear deep red-brown with a small white head. The nose is bitter-sweet, earthy, toasted grain, varnish, caramel, some ginger bread, spice and Christmas cake. The taste is rich, bitter, woody, biscuit malt, toasted grass, must, earth, over-ripe orchard fruits, wood, varnish, ginger and Christmas cake with a dry, lightly spice finale. Medium body and sot carbonation. Pretty decent
Scopey (13238) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 12, 2015 • 5th January 2017

Pint at the Old Elm Tree, Durham. Golden body with a white frothy head. Hoppy and citrus aromas, with a full flavour to match.
WaddlingPlatypus (145) - Durham, ENGLAND - JUL 17, 2016 • 17th July 2016

Cask @Kitty’s, Helsinki. Clear dark amber color. Nice firm white head, stays. Fruity, sweet, malty, grainy notes in aroma. Fruity, mango, grainy, light hops in taste. Smells and tastes bit raw, but mellow. Smooth mouthfeel. Drinkable brew.
Marduk (6744) - Reval, ESTONIA - JAN 16, 2016 • 16th January 2016

Cask @ OT. Fresh and easy to drink with notes of caramel, fruits, knäckebröd and mild spices. Medium bitterness. Nice soft mouthfeel.
hirigalzkar (3018) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 30, 2015 • 30th December 2015

Cask at Barnton Cricket Club 2015. Pours a brown colour, quite malty and bitter. Strong on the palate
undercurrent25 (2021)- Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - NOV 20, 2015 • 20th November 2015

Cask by hand-pump at Pot Still, Glasgow - clear amber brown, thin creamy off-white head, weak malty aroma, good film of lacing, caramel, bit of fruit, good hop bitterness, easy to drink
Mr H, Ayr, SCOTLAND • 6th January 2014

Had a lovely pint of Comfortably Numb in the The Harp, Charing Cross. It's very deceptive, goes down really easily and doesn't let you know it's a strong ale. A dangerous beer and one of my favourites!
Ian Heron, Yateley, Hants • 7th December 2013

Cask at the Webb Ellis JDW, dark amber with a lacing head, fruity and faintly tart nose, mid to full bodied, rich fruity and honeyed body with toast and marmalade notes and a spicy citrus-bitter edge.
BeerViking, Brentford, Greater London • 21st November 2013

Pours a mid brown colour with a thin white head, malt and fruit aroma, taste is sweet and fruity with citrus, with a dry finish.
Joe, Surrey • 27th January 2013

Clear amber beer, very small off-white head, unstable, adhesive leaving a nice lacing. Aroma: cow stable, hay, some caramel, hazelnuts, toast, little bready, yeast. MF: no carbon, medium body. Taste: caramel, nutty, hay, chestnuts, soft bitter. Aftertaste: hops, toast, little caramel, very English touch.
T, Belgium • 5th April 2012

Cask Real Ale tasted at Angleterre 0.23L glass. Nose of berries. Pale beige head (4mm). Dark coppery colour. Malty and roasty hoppy taste with some hints of berries (raspberry). At the end hoppy bitterness.
J, Finland • 4th March 2012


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