India pale ale. Light golden biscuit with a grapefruit finish. Silver Buckles (4.4% abv) celebrates the famous Bobby Shafto nursery rhyme.
Robert Shafto was Member of Parliament for Durham between 1760 and 1768 and the family had connections with Beamish Hall in the county. When in 2004 The Stables brewery, bar and restaurant were set up following the country house’s extensive refurbishment into a top-class hotel, the subsequent beer names reflected their provenance.