An authentic Traditional India Pale Ale. Generously hopped as it should be, it delivers a bitter punch, balanced by its strength. Bursting with authentic spice and hop aroma this deep copper ale offers subtle hints of honey and spice upfront with a light berry fruit finish.
Calcutta 1757 was inspired by Robert Clive, also known as ‘Clive of India’ was born in a neighbouring village to The Brewery and became Military Officer in the British Army establishing the military and political supremacy of the East India Company in Bengal. He is credited with securing India, and the wealth that followed for the British crown. The first of these conquests was the battle of Calcutta in February 1757, inspiring a series of further victories.
Clive of India died in 1774 and is buried in St Margaret’s Parish Church at Moreton Say, Market Drayton.