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Old Original

The ultimate strong beer with rich and fruity flavours, Old Original is a classic.

ABV

5.2%

Style

Premium Bitter

1.5 units per half pint

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Ruby

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Port, sherry

Cyclops mouth iconTaste

Rich, fruity

Bitterness

2.5 out of 5 2.5/5 bitterness 2.5/5 bitterness 2.5/5 bitterness 2.5/5 bitterness 2.5/5 bitterness

Sweetness

3.5 out of 5 3.5/5 sweetness 3.5/5 sweetness 3.5/5 sweetness 3.5/5 sweetness 3.5/5 sweetness

Hops

Fuggles, Challenger, Goldings

Malt

Pale Ale, Crystal

Allergens

Contains barley and wheat

Available in cask, minikeg and bottle all year round.

Our cask beers use isinglass finings, therefore, are not vegetarian. Good news though - our keg and bottled beers are all suitable for vegetarians!

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Some deliciousBeer and food pairings

Strong ales work well with foods with bigger, bolder flavours. Steaks, pies, game, sausages and strong cheeses will all be beautifully complemented by the rich fruity character of this ruby coloured beer. 

There's a beer for that

Perfect with...

English mature cheese, hearty stews


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Rich and fruityProud of our heritage

The ultimate strong ale with rich and fruity flavours, Old Original is a classic.  The very best British hops and premium Maris Otter malt give this a full-bodied taste.

William Everard saw the opportunities created by the rapidly growing industrial economy in Victorian Leicester so the entrepreneur entered a partnership with Thomas Hull, a local maltster and together they leased premises on Southgate Street. It was here on 5th October 1849 that Everards Brewery was born.

Old Original is testament to our fantastic brewing team over the years, who continue the passion sparked by William Everard in 1849 at the Southgate Street brewery in the heart of Leicester.  That’s something our Leicestershire fox happily raises a glass to!