Award winning ale. Golden Newt has won many awards - see web-site for a full list. Elgood's Golden Newt is a modern-style light, hoppy beer. It is named after the colony of Great Crested Newts residing in the brewery garden lake. Brewed from finest quality East Anglian malted barley with a blend of malt wheat, amber malt and English Fuggle and Golding hops. The fine hop aroma is from American Cascade hops.