Mompesson’s Gold


An Oakham cask aged favourite.

Earthy floral aromas and sweet fruit flavours lead to a long, hoppy, bittersweet finish.

Named after Giles Mompesson, the corrupt 17th Century MP and Commissioner of Inns who prosecuted over 3,320 inns and taverns on the basis of spurious regulations and for personal enrichment.

Found guilty of extortion, he was ordered to pay a £10,000 fine, lost his knighthood and was sentenced to riding  down the the Strand facing backwards on his horse!

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