Beer Mug: Ten Penny Ale

Name: Ten Penny Ale

Brewery: The Olde Burnside Brewing Co.

Location: East Hartford, CT

Taste: Caramelized burnt sugar, toffee, bread, molasses; not much bitterness. flowers, toasted malt, cocoa also picked up.

What makes it special: “Ten Penny Ale,” their flagship brew is a smooth, amber-hued mellow version of a Scottish Ale. It’s a good “session ale” and was awarded “Hartford’s Best Microbrew” for 2005, 2006, 2007, and 2009 by The Hartford Advocate’s Readers Poll. This beer is available year-round at your local bar or favorite beer store.

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