Here at Cat Asylum we are plundering the archives to achieve something unique – a voyage into the great tastes formulated by the master brewers of the past. Every beer is something newly recreated, another chance to discover what history tasted like.
A 1910 recipe from the Warwick & Richardson’s archive.
An historical English IPA, discovered during Ron Pattinson’s research into the brewing history of Newark. It has the rounded character typical of the period with the hop bitterness coming from its use of generous amounts of Cluster and East Kent Goldings.
The big Smoke Stout
A collaboration brown stout from the Cat Asylum Brewing Company and Edinburgh Brewing Cooperative.
A sweet malt base with a biscuity-dry aftertaste over a background of oaky smokiness. A fireside stout for when the night draws in.
Saisons and other beers
Limited Edition IPA
A limited Edition Newark IPA.
As part of a series, this is our historic Newark IPA brewed for the first time with a yeast actually form the town. Safeguarded since 1958, this yeast has been retrieved and brough back to life by our friends at NCYC. It helps to give the beer a distinctive malty body with fruit ...
Limited Edition Newark HB
A limited edition A Newark Brown Ale.
HB beer was originally brewed to recreate the brown ales that had been popular in the home brew (HB) pubs of the 1800's. This special edition utilises the 1958 Newark yeast, brought out of the vaults and back to life by NCYC. Here it emphasises the rounded malt flavours, giving a warming ...
St Wulfram's IPA
This beer was brewed and blessed by Reverend Amanda Cartwright on Sunday, 16 February 2020, to commemorate the 1300th anniversary of the death of St Wulfram and celebrate the return in 2020 of his relics to Grantham.
It is a typical English IPA with the hop bitterness coming from its use of gener ous amounts of Cluster and East Kent Goldings.
The parish church of St Wulfram's ...