Spingo (beverage)

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Spingo (meaning strong beer in Old English) is a generic name for a collection of beers brewed solely in the brewery of the Blue Anchor Inn in Coinagehall Street, Helston, Cornwall, England, UK.

Varieties[edit]

Spingo IPA

A hoppy IPA and the with an ABV of 4.5%. It was originally brewed for Queen Elizabeth II's Golden Jubilee in 2002, and is described as being a "clean tasting hoppy beer".

Spingo Middle

A traditional sweet Cornish bitter, with an ABV of 5.0%. Originally brewed to welcome home those men who fought in the First World War. available bottled, described as "mid brown" with a "fruity hint".

Spingo Bragget

Brewed without the addition of hops, this old ale is sweet being made with Honey and balanced out with apples. Originally brewed in 2001 to celebrate the anniversary of Helston's first charter, which was granted in 1201; it is described as "deceptively smooth, with a sweet taste". ABV 6%.

Spingo Special

A bitter with an ABV of 6.5%. Brewed for the first time to celebrate the marriage of Prince Charles and Princess Diana, it is one of the strongest brewed in Britain today. described as "Dark in colour and sweet in taste".

Spingo Christmas / Easter Special

An extra special brew with an ABV of 7.4%

Spingo Flora Daze With an ABV of 4% this is the weakest of the ales available. A high bittering content and aroma hops to boost, this is by far the hoppyist ale of the variety.

New ales for events are always being developed.

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