Available: May 2017
Red & Floral
This red ale combines classic British hops with a speciality
German malt. The hops impart a gentle floral character, in the
style of a traditional bitter. The Carared malt adds a gentle sweet
maltiness, as well as the deep red colour.
Malt: Pale, Carared
Hops: Progress, WGV (Whitbread Goldings
British great on the pump clip - Florence
Florence Nightingale was born to British parents in Florence,
Italy on May 12, 1820. After deciding a life of leisure wasn't for
her she travelled to Germany to learn nursing at a Christian
nursing school for women.
The Crimean War stared in 1854. Florence along with a team of
nurses were stationed at a British appallingly unsanitary military
hospital at Scutari in Turkey.
Florence and her team worked tirelessly to improve the
conditions of the hospital where more soldiers were dying from
infectious diseases than from injuries recieved battle. Due to her
patients now had a chance to recover and in return they called her
"the Angel of the Crimea".
Florence's reports on her experience in the Crimea along with
later reports on patient care would spark worldwide health care
reform. She returned to her family home in Lea Hurst to a hero's
welcome, including an engraved brooch that came to be known as the
"Nightingale Jewel" from Queen Victoria. In 1908 she would receive
the key to the City of London, the first lady to receive the
She died at the age of 90 on August 13, 1910, in London.
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remarkable lady and her life...
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