Hops are bitter weeds of spite, That blunt the sugars, try to bite?? We wanted a beer that was dry and bitter, and that?s what we got. 5.4% abv with all UK grown hedgerow variety hops: Pioneer, Boadicea and Sovereign. No American hops are used in the making of this beer. You know what? If you think you like hoppy beers, this might surprise you. It?s a different kind of bitterness to US hops. These hops are leafy weeds, very bitter and less aromatic.