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Oxfordshire Ales

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The Oxfordshire Ales Brewery can be found on the outskirts of of the village of Marsh Gibbon on the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire border. The village has long been associated with brewing with records dating back as far as 1850. This legacy provides the perfect backdrop for the Oxfordshire Ales range. Oxfordshire Ales rescued the brewery from Picks in Manchester and transferred it to the idyllic setting of Marsh Gibbon where it was rebuilt and revived into the success it is today. The owners researched some ancient ale recipes from the records and incorporated them into some of their finest ales. The brewery is designed to produce optimum results using traditional brewing methods and quality ingredients chosen with care to give the distinctive easy drinking thirst quenching flavour associated with their ale range. They use traditional Warminster Floor Malt< from Warminster Maltings, Britains oldest working floor maltings. Warminster use British barley grown on the Hampshire chlak lands specifically for their use. This quality malt gives a natural, long lasting flavour to the ales. To bestow just the right hint of bitternessand bring out the characteristic aroma, a balanced amount of Styrian and English Golding hops is added. To maximise the quality of their bottled ales, they have added their own bottling line (one of only a handful of micro-breweries in the UK with this facility), which means the ales do not have to travel anywhere in cask before being bottled.