The Beers

The Beers

Here’s your full line up for 2021.  Featuring 36 real ales and 19 ciders as well as 4 continental beers. Carlsberg lager and Thatchers Gold cider on tap!

Key: REAL ALE / CIDER & PERRY / LAGER & CONTINENTAL BEER

8 SAIL BREWERY, HECKINGTON

FEN SLODGER (4.8%) — Full bodied premium copper coloured bitter with a balanced hop and malt flavour.

FENMAN BITTER (4.1%) — A traditional amber bitter with well-balanced flavours from the English malts and hops.

GREEN MAN HARVEST (4.2%) — A refreshing ‘green hopped’ Harvest Ale hopped with Gelding hops fresh from the bine at Pridewood Farm in Herefordshire.

PLIGRIM ALE (4.2%) — A pale golden beer with a citrus finish from Cascade hops.

PLOUGHMANS LUNCH (3.8%) — A pale ale, easy drinking session beer with Moutere hops.

WINDMILL (3.8%) — A pale amber session bitter with a nice blend of malt and hops.

BANKS’S BREWERY, WOLVERHAMPTON

AMBER (3.8%) — Deep gold in colour, Banks’s Amber Bitter is an outstanding example of classic English ale.  A bitter that resonates with tangy and refreshing flavours.

MILD (3.5%) — Smooth, malty and decidedly moreish.

SUNBEAM (4.2%) — A gloriously zesty blonde, releasing tangy citrus and grapefruit overtones.

BATEMAN’S BREWERY, WAINFLEET

XXXB (4.5%) — Classic English tawny pale ale, brewed by blending crisp malts and floral hops to create a lush, fruity beer sensation.

BLACK SHEEP BREWERY, MASHAM

BEST BITTER (3.8%) — Peppery hop in the mouth with a long, bitter finish. A classic well-hopped and beautifully balanced beer with a deeply satisfying and refreshing taste that is followed by a distinctively dry and long bitter finish.

BRAKSPEAR BREWERY, HENLEY-ON-THAMES

GRAVITY (3.4%) — VEGAN  This amber ale has a crystal malt and a well hopped bitterness in taste, which transforms into a bitter-sweet and fruity finish with a good fruit, hop and malt nose.

OXFORD GOLD (4.0%) — Pale gold with citrus aromas and a zesty fruity finish.

COURAGE BREWERY, READING

COURAGE BEST (4.0%) — Pale in colour, fully balanced with a malty flavour and distinctive hop character.

DIRECTOR’S (4.8%) — A rich, fruity and full-bodied chestnut coloured, classic ale.

EAGLE BREWERY, BEDFORD

BOMBARDIER (4.1%) — It practically marches up to the doors of taste and boots them in. This triple gold medal winning real ale combines peppery aromas with the perfect balance of malty richness, tangy hops and sultana fruit on the palate; with a long, soft, spicy finish. Spicy and fruity…Bang On!

EAGLE IPA (3.6%) — A complex finish of bitter hops, nuts and citrus fruits.

YOUNG’S LONDON ORIGINAL (3.7%) — Refreshing with a fruity aroma and long, satisfying bitter finish.

YOUNG’S LONDON SPECIAL (4.5%) — Full flavoured amber ale with toasted nutty malt, stewed apples and pears, balanced by earthy hops and a dry finish.

JENNINGS BREWERY, COCKERMOUTH

CUMBERLAND ALE (4.0%) — A superb golden coloured ale, brewed with English pale ale malt using only the finest English aromatic hops. Full flavoured with a delicate hop character making this beer ideal for the demanding, modern beer drinker.

MARSTON’S BREWERY, WOLVERHAMPTON

61 DEEP (3.8%) — Five American and Australian hops.  Fresh, zesty aroma.  Tropical fruit and citrus notes.  Dive in.

OLD EMPIRE IPA (5.7%) — Goldings, Fuggles and American Cascade hops.  Crisp, citrus hop aroma.  Balance, bittersweet finish.  Strong and very memorable.

PEDIGREE (4.5%) — It has a dry hop aroma with a full range of complex flavours. The melding of nut, fruit and winey flavours create a smooth and very drinkable satisfying whole.

POACHERS BREWERY, NORTH HYKEHAM

LINCOLN BEST (4.2%) — Flavoursome traditional Best Bitter. A dark brown full flavoured malty beer with a delicious bitter aftertaste.

SHY TALK (3.7%) — A crisp tasting session beer, golden pale in colour. Very refreshing with citrus overtones.

TEDI BOY (4.0%) — Pale citrus bitter.

RINGWOOD BREWERY, RINGWOOD

BOONDOGGLE (4.2%) — Boondoggle is an American term first coined in the 1920’s a word meaning ‘work of little value’ which we have interpreted to mean ‘Jolly’ or ‘any excuse for a pint’. A hoppy aroma with a citrus punch. A well balanced moreish fruity taste.

FORTY-NINER (4.9%) — Light, fresh hop bouquet. Rounded malt in the mouth with strong hop balance, deep bittersweet finish. Golden full bodied malted beer.

OLD THUMPER (5.6%) — Ringwood’s most iconic beer, first brewed in late 1979 without a name. A competition in the local press inspired a suitable suggestion! Peppery, spicy aroma with a hint of apples. Luscious balance of grain and hop in the mouth. Bittersweet finish with delicate fruit notes.

RAZORBACK (3.8%) — Previously known as Best Bitter, The perfect supping beer. Our first brew and still a favourite tipple. Tempting hop aroma with fruit notes. Good malt feel in the mouth, dry, tangy fruit finish.

ST AUSTELL BREWERY, CORNWALL

TRIBUTE (4.2%) — Light, hoppy, zesty, easy to drink and consistently delicious. The zesty orange and grapefruit flavours are balanced with biscuit malt for this superb classic.

TETLEY’S BREWERY, LEEDS

TETLEY’S ORIGINAL (3.6%) — An amber bitter ale, which has sweet toffee apple flavours balanced with distinctly bitter dry flavours and a lingering dry bitter finish.

THWAITES BREWERY, BLACKBURN

WAINWRIGHT (4.1%) — A refreshing golden ale, inviting citrus aroma, lightly hopped with subtle sweet notes and delicate citrus fruit flavours throughout.

WYCHWOOD BREWERY, WITNEY

HOBGOBLIN (4.5%) — You get lovely spicy hops, juicy malt and a very light hint of apple fruit.

HOBGOBLIN GOLD (4.2%) — While Gold might be lighter in colour than the little fella’s moniker, it’s definitely no lightweight. A combination of six hop varieties and an infusion of wheat and malted barley has resulted in the perfect golden beer, with a huge hop punch.

CIDER ON TAP

THATCHERS GOLD (4.8%) — Using the best of Thatchers’ traditional approach and modern techniques for a refreshing cider with a smooth appley taste and a bright sparkle.

CIDER & PERRY

BROADOAK – PURPLE HAZE (4.0%) — A dark fruit cloudy cider bursting with flavour.

LILLEY’S CIDER BARN – LEMON & LIME (4.0%) — GLUTEN FREE  Delicious blend of lemon and lime juice with Somerset apple cider.

LILLEY’S CIDER BARN – MANGO (4.0%) — GLUTEN FREE  An aromatic sweet cider expertly blended with exotic mango to create a mouth-watering tropical flavour.

LILLEY’S CIDER BARN – RHUBARB (4.0%) — GLUTEN FREE  A blend of crisp Somerset cider and tangy rhubarb to make this a real taste sensation. Sweet and full of rhubarb flavour with a tart edge.

LILLEY’S CIDER BARN – STRAWBERRY (4.0%) — GLUTEN FREE  Sweet berry burst which sublimely compliments the refreshing bite of an apple in this moreish juicy cider.

LILLEY’S CIDER BARN – TROPICAL (4.0%) — GLUTEN FREE  A blend of Somerset cider with an explosion of tropical fruits. Pink grapefruit, pineapple, mango and lime all combine to make this a succulent thirst quencher.

SEACIDER – BLOOD ORANGE (4.0%) — GLUTEN FREE  Made with real blood oranges and blended with SeaCider Medium, this cider is refreshing and packed with flavour.

SEACIDER – BLOOD RASPBERRY RIPPLE (4.0%) — GLUTEN FREE  Raspberry ripple infused Sussex Cider.

HENRY WESTONS – ROSIE PIG CLOUDY (4.2%) — Rosie Pig is an easy drinking cloudy cider with a fresh apple flavour with hints of citrus and spice.

GWYNT-Y-DDRAIG – HAPPY DAZE (4.5%) — Who can resist a light, bright, fruity glass of Happy Daze? It’s got a smooth, and fresh tasting finish. It’s light and a very easy to drink medium cider.

SNAILS BANK – VERY PERRY (5.0%) — A fruity medium Perry with a complex yet balanced flavour, made from Stinking Bishop Perry pears and has all the hall marks of a top-quality Perry.

SEACIDER – MEDIUM DRY (5.8%) — GLUTEN FREE  An easy drinking medium-dry cider made with sweet eating apples.

SKIDBROOKE – FARMHOUSE DRY CIDER (6.0%) — A dry full flavoured farmhouse style cider.

HENRY WESTONS – OLD ROSIE CLOUDY (6.8%) — This still cider is allowed to settle out naturally after fermentation resulting in a truly old fashioned, full flavoured, appley, cloudy scrumpy, with a well-balanced medium dry character.

LILLEY’S CIDER BARN – BEE STING PERRY (6.8%) — GLUTEN FREE  Sweet but incredibly refreshing with a glorious fresh tasting pear flavour and a wonderful pear aroma.

LILLEY’S CIDER BARN – CRAZY GOAT (6.8%) — GLUTEN FREE  A medium sweet mix of perry and cider expertly blended giving it a mouth-watering juicy flavour.

BROADOAK – KINGSTON BLACK (7.5%) — A single variety cider made from the Kingston Black apple making a dry copper coloured cider.

BROADOAK – MOONSHINE (7.5%) — Very pale cider, with fruity flavour, dry bite, with a medium finish.

LAGER ON TAP

CARLSBERG (4.5%) — A Pilsner style lager originating from Copenhagen, Denmark, brewed using a yeast ‘Saccharomyces Carlsbergensis’ that became the basis for many modern-day lagers.

CONTINENTAL BIER

KALTENBERG (4.1%) — Kaltenberg beers are brewed using only the finest ingredients: 2 row summer barley varieties are specially selected and quality. The finest hop varieties from the premier growing areas are graded and analysed and only the best is chosen to give the distinctive Kaltenberg hop aroma profile.

BITBURGER (4.8%) — A full-bodied, light German pilsner. Its popular, dry-finished, hoppy taste has secured Bitburger Premium Beer its position as Germany’s number 1 draught beer.

PERONI NASTRO AZZURRO (5.1%) — A crisp and refreshing beer crafted with passion and flair to offer a delicate balance of bitterness and subtle citrus aromatic notes.

WARSTEINER (4.8%) — An international premium pilsener with a unique, slightly tart taste experience. Exceptional top-quality ingredients with an exquisite premium character. Pleasantly light thanks to especially soft brewing water.