Batemans Rosey Nosey Holiday Ale is new to the United States market in 2009. British beer writer Roger Protz Rosey describeds the 5% abv beer as “a rich, luscious, and warming ale ideal for winter. The aroma is ripe withsultana and raisin fruit, balanced by biscuit malt and tangy hop resins. 4 stars (out of 4).” It is made with Maris Otter pale and crystal malts and Golding, Challenger, and Liberty Hops. The suggested retail for a 500ml bottle is $4.99.
Founded in 1874, Batemans — located in Wainfleet, Lincolnshire — is one of the few remaining multi-generational family brewers in England. “Rosey Nosey has been rapidly growing in popularity in the UK market,” said marketing director Jaclyn Bateman. “We are thrilled to bring this beer to the USA market in partnership with SBS (SBS-Imports of Seattle).”