Old Thumper

“A Beast of a Beer”

Old Thumper Extra Special Ale was created by veteran British brewer, Peter Austin, founder of Ringwood Brewery in Hampshire, England and mentor to Shipyard’s master brewer is a non-traditional English bitter, brewed in the US solely by Shipyard.

First Brewed: 
June 1992
Available: 
Year-round
Malt Style: 
2-Row British Pale Ale, Crystal, Chocolate, Wheat
Yeast: 
Top-Fermenting English
Hops: 
Challenger, Progress, Goldings
Color: 
Light Copper
IBUs: 
35
OG: 
1.060
ABV: 
5.6%
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Awards:

Beer Awards: 

Los Angeles County Fair 2004 – Best of Show and 1st Place 2013, 2012, 2005 – Silver

West Coast Brewers Festival 2008, 2007 – 2nd Place  2004 – 1st Place

California Brewers Festival 2005, 2004 – 1st Place 2003 – 2nd Place

Real Ale Festival 2003, 1997 – Silver