A LOCAL brewery has developed a new ale to celebrate the Tour De Yorkshire once again passing through Ilkley next month.

Wharfdale brewery have created a ‘King o’t Mountains’ blonde ale in association with cycle brand Fat Lad at the Back. The ale will be available at the brewery’s flagship pub The Flying Duck in Ilkley as well as a number of other pubs throughout the Wharf Valley.

King o’t Mountains blonde is a straw coloured blonde session ale with an ABV of 3.9 per cent.

Wharfdale Brewery marketing manager, Jonathan Shepherd said: “We’re thrilled that Ilkley will once again be put on the map as we welcome the Tour de Yorkshire.

“We’re expecting an influx of cycling fans and spectators and wanted to mark the occasion with a special beer with our friends Fat Lad at the Back.”