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Poppy Otter ale sales will help Royal British Legion

PUBLISHED: 11:36 05 November 2013 | UPDATED: 11:36 05 November 2013

Otter Brewery

Otter Brewery

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10p from every pint of Poppy Otter will go to the Royal British Legion

The Poppy Otter pump clipThe Poppy Otter pump clip

This week see the launch of a charity-supporting beer from Devon’s leading producer of traditional cask ales.

Otter Brewery, based in the Blackdown Hills near Honiton, will be donating a percentage every time a drinker in the South West orders a pint of its specially created ale.

The aim is to raise as much money as possible for the Royal British Legion.

Available to landlords throughout November, Poppy Otter will directly support the Poppy Appeal with 10p from every pint sold (the equivalent of £6.80 from every barrel) going straight to help the charity.

Otter Brewery's Poppy AleOtter Brewery's Poppy Ale

The delicious 5% beer is dark ruby in colour and has a well-balanced flavour with a bittersweet chocolate edge that comes from the Fuggles and Challenger hops used by Head Brewer Keith Bennett.

Patrick McCaig, Sales & Marketing Director explains: “As the Good Pub Guide’s 2013 Brewery of the Year we couldn’t think of a better way to help those who assist our Armed Forces at a time when they could do with a little extra help. It fits perfectly with our support of the community and the people around us and requires our drinkers to do very little indeed!”

Last year a total of over £1,000 was raised with a cheque presented to the Honiton branch in January.

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