Ghost Ship Bottles

Rated 4.9 out of 5
Based on 136 reviews
£24.99
  • Pale Ale
  • 4.5%
  • 12x500ml

Our citrus pale ale is approachable, moreish, and hauntingly good on any occasion. Originally brewed as a Halloween seasonal, interest lingered, like its lemony flavours, and it is now our best-selling beer. In the foggy p... Read more

Contains: Barley, Rye


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Country
United Kingdom
Hops
Citra
Malts
Pale Ale, Cara, Rye Crystal

Allergen and Dietary

Allergens

Contains: Barley, Rye

Nutritional information (per 100ml)
Energy (KJ / kcal) 164 / 39

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Citrus Pale Ale

Citrus Pale Ale

In 2010 the brewing team was asked to make a seasonal beer for Halloween. There were rumours of an old bottle of Deathly Pale Ale in Southwold’s Red Lion, and the idea was to make something that resembled it. Deathly Pale Ale's label featured a skull and crossbones, but it looked like poison and was swiftly changed before release. After encountering similar issues, the beer remained pale, but the design was reviewed and thoughts turned to shipwrecks and ghost stories. Earlier that year, our master brewer, Fergus spent and evening talking hops with Brooklyn Brewery’s Brewmaster, Garratt Oliver, and the team from Brewers Select Group. They raved about a new American hop variety called Citra, and he decided to use it at the next opportunity. We built Ghost Ship's recipe around Citra, and it went down a storm. In 2011 we brought it back, but it went so well, we barely made it to Halloween before we ran out. In 2012 it became a permanent beer in our range, and it's now our best-seller.
Citrus Pale Ale
  • Sunday Telegraph

    A decent drop with a classic ploughman's of cheddar and crusty bread

  • The Sun

    The perfect match for grilled meat, spicy food and pizza.

  • About Time

    Ghost Ship Pale Ale is a well-rounded beer with hearty biscuit flavours, citrus aromas and enough Citra and American hop varieties to create a truly hoppy refreshment.

Description

Our citrus pale ale is approachable, moreish, and hauntingly good on any occasion. Originally brewed as a Halloween seasonal, interest lingered, like its lemony flavours, and it is now our best-selling beer. In the foggy past, patrons of The Bell Inn, our 600-year-old pub in Walberswick, told tall tales of ghostly ships that haunted the shore. The seeds of these stories were likely sown by smugglers trying to scare people away, but they later became the inspiration for everyone’s favourite eerie brew.

How does it taste

Ghost Ship is brewed with Pale Ale, Rye Crystal and Cara Malts which add depth and those moreish, biscuity hints we all know and love. A blend of Citra and other American hop varieties provide Ghost Ship's bold citrus flavours of lemon and lime, aromatic elderflower notes, and that famous hoppy finish.
average rating 4.9 out of 5
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Reviewed by Geoffrey W.
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A great beer

A good, great-tasting beer that is good at anytime

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Very popular with our customers

A regular favourite with our club members

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Never disappoints

Turned up in time for Christmas - great taste

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Who doesn't enjoy Ghost Ship?

I'm completely biased towards Ghost Ship, absolutely love it, so that's why I ordered in a case for Christmas.

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Great

It's a nice supping ale

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