The south London brewery is one of 12 joining forces to help support NHS staff via the campaign
The Buy The NHS a Pint initiative allows drinkers to pay a pint forward to NHS staff, which can be redeemed in their respective taprooms after the outbreak has subsided.
In addition to the seven new beers launched in support of the initiative, Gipsy Hill will be donating £5 for every mixed 12-pack sold through the brewery’s online shop and every case sold directly to trade customers.
The money raised will be forwarded on to the Gipsy Hill Brewery Taproom. Once the bar has been given the green light to reopen, NHS workers or volunteers will be able to come in, show their ID, and redeem a drink on the house.
To date, over 1,000 pints have been donated [to Buy The NHS a Pint] from our webshop alone
Speaking about the new beers, Gipsy Hill co-founder and managing director Sam McMeekin said: ‘The reaction to our Buy The NHS a Pint scheme so far has been incredible. To date, over 1,000 pints have been donated from our webshop alone.
‘Having started the initiative wanting to make a small gesture to support the NHS, we’re now in a position to be able to give away a thousand pints once we reopen our doors, all thanks to your support.’
The new beers are as follows:
Buy The NHS a Pint – West Coast IPA, 7.2% abv
Hopped up with Amarillo, Simcoe, Cascade, Centennial, and Columbus, for ‘maximum old school IPA vibes, mixed with modern notes’.
Buy The NHS a Pint – Sour IPA, 7.5% abv
A big, fruity IPA, hopped with Mosaic, Simcoe, and Lemondrop, then blended with the brewery’s house sour – ‘brunch beer with punch’.
Buy The NHS a Pint – Double IPA, 9.4% abv
Full of Mosaic and Rakau hops from New Zealand and fermented on the house yeast. ‘Balanced, dank, and complex with big flavor.’
Buy The NHS a Pint – Triple Fruited Sour, 4.4% abv
‘This has all the punch of a ripe bowl of breakfast fruit, mixed with a super clean, super sour base beer.’
Buy The NHS a Pint – New England IPA, 6.5% abv
Led with fruity German hop varieties (Mandarina Bavaria, Hull Melon & Blanc), mixed in with Mosaic and Ekuanot. Fermented on house yeast for ‘big sticky esters’, and finishes rich with a lot of nuanced, balanced flavors.
Buy The NHS a Pint – Table Beer, 3.5% abv
Dry-hopped with Cashmere, Azacca, and Mosaic, it’s got a lot of flavor and clean, refreshing balance.
Buy The NHS a Pint – Pilsner, 4.3% abv
A session pilsner with a clean grist, traditional yeast, and new- and old-school German hops of Hersbrucker and Mandarina Bavaria.
All the beers will be available in 440ml cans, via the brewery’s online shop.
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