Old Speckled Hen was originally brewed to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the MG car factory in Abingdon, Oxfordshire, in England and was named after the old run-around car for the factory. Often parked outside the paint shop, it became the paint-spattered MG became known as the “Owld Speckl’d Un”.
Today, Old Speckled Hen is the No.1 selling traditional premium canned ale in the UK, 59 per cent bigger than the second highest selling brand. It’s proudly brought to Australia by distributor Empire Liquor, a local home for iconic British brews. Driving the Australian success of Old Speckled Hen is the unique toffee malt flavour, contributing to a distinctively rich flavour and fruity aroma in this finely balanced and refreshing English Pale Ale. Old Speckled Hen comes in at five per cent ABV and 500ml cans, making it the perfect beverage for weekend BBQs, and even pairing with sticky toffee pudding