Real Ale List

List updated & beers added 01.03.20

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BREWERY

BEER

ABV

COLOUR

Bank Top

Dark Mild

4.0%

Black

A full bodied dark mild with a malt and roast aroma, rich mouthfeel and a complex taste including roast malt and liquorice

Beartown

Peach Melbear

4.4%

Blonde

Juicy South Carolina style peach and elderflower pale beer

Black Country Ales

Plum Pig

4.3%

Chestnut

A dark bitter with a lush plum infusion with a fruity aroma and sweet/bitter taste and aftertaste

Blackedge

Black Stout

4.0%

Black

A velvety stout with roasted barley flavours and rich undertones of chocolate, coffee and liquorice

Bradfield

Farmers Ale

3.9%

Copper

A traditional copper coloured malt ale using the finest English hops to produce both a floral and smooth aroma but still having a sharp finish

Bushwells Brewery

Bill’s Brown Special

6.3%

Brown

Mid-brown ale made with brown malts. A light malty backbone and undertones of stone fruit, toasted malt, followed by mellow hops and finishing with a lasting bitterness

 

Burton Bridge

Thomas Sykes Ale

10.0%

Ruby Amber

Barley wine originally brewed for the now closed Thomas Sykes pub in Burton upon Trent

Church End

Fallen Angel

5.0%

Copper

A sharp, full flavoured pale bitter. Bucket fulls of American hops, give it that lemony edge

Church End

Goats Milk

3.8%

Golden

Golden yellow nectar. Pale barley, crystal malt and oats, blend to fill the palate with flavour. Aromatic hops dance over the tongue for a gentle hop finish

Church End

Grave Digger’s Ale

3.8%

Black

Dark black and red in colour, with a complex mixture of chocolate and roast flavours. The use of two different hops, gives the beer a complex feel and smooth finish

Dow Bridge

Praetorian Porter

5.0%

Black

Dark, rich, full bodied seasonal porter. Slightly sweet with hoppy undertones

Dow Bridge

Ratae’d

4.3%

Tawney

Tawny coloured, with strong hop aroma and bittersweet finish

Elland

Beyond The Pale

4.2%

Pale

Pale golden bitter brewed with finest English and German style malts for a rich flavour. Brewer’s Gold, American Cascade and Centennial hops give a strong citrus aroma and a dry pleasing finish

Great North Eastern

Gold

4.0%

Golden

Smooth & satisfying US golden ale. Brewed using Mount Hood hops

Heritage Brewing Co

Victoria Pale Ale

3.8%

Golden

Light, full flavoured with a rich golden colour and pleasant mellow finish

Hambleton

Stud Blonde

4.3%

Blonde

Easy drinking golden blonde. It’s gluten free but don’t let that put you off. It’s a beer for all drinkers

Hobsons

Town Crier

4.5%

Golden

The elegant straw coloured bitter has a hint of sweetness which is complemented by subtle hop flavours leading to a dry finish

Hobsons

Twisted Spire

3.6%

Blonde

A quenching low gravity beer with a nice bitterness in flavour and refreshing bursts of hop flavour which lingers through to a crisp dry finish. Brewed with Hersbruker, Fuggles and First Gold hop varieties and Maris Otter malting barley

Holdens

Golden Glow

4.4%

Golden

Subtle yet fragrant hop aromas, a moreish gentle sweetness and an almost citrus like pleasant bitter finish. Brewed using the finest English Maris Otter malts and choicest Fuggles, Golden Glow is a thirst quenchingly refreshing beer

Ilkley

Mary Jane

3.5%

Pale

Intensely refreshing, with citrus aroma and balanced bitterness. Named after the character from the Yorkshire anthem “Ont Ilkla Moor Baht’at”

Isaac Poad

No.86 Golden Ale

3.6%

Golden

A rich golden ale brewed with Golden Promise malt & English hops. Pale in colour, refreshing but with enough body to satisfy the most discerning of drinker

Isle of Avalon

Isle Ale

3.8%

Amber

Golden light amber colour, subtle hints of honey, citrus and nut

Long Man

Long Blonde

4.0%

Blonde

A light coloured golden ale with a distinctive hoppy aroma and crisp clean bitterness on the finish. Smooth light and refreshing

Ludlow

Gold

4.2%

Golden

This has a golden ale complexion with a papaya, pineapple and lemon aroma. Gold has a soft, full bodied creamy taste

Millis/Dartford Wobbler

Curiously Dark Mild

3.6%

Black

A dark mild with a roasted malt flavour and some background fruit notes, leading to a dry after taste

Naylors

Aire Valley Bitter

3.9%

Copper

Cascade and Perle hops provide bitterness and delicate aromas, whilst pale malt and roasted barley give a pleasing copper colour to this, a real ‘session’ beer

North Yorkshire

Temptation

3.8%

Blonde

Hoppy session ale, blonde in colour, strong citrus and floral aftertaste, easy drinkable

Pennine

Amber Necker

3.8%

Amber

A sparkling session beer brewed with both English and American Hops to give a smooth and creamy texture and a fantastic hoppy after-taste

Reedley Hallows

Monkholme Premium

4.2%

Golden

A premium golden ale, smooth with a great hoppy taste throughout

Salopian

Hop Twister

4.5%

Golden

The palate is fresh, piercing and focused, with soft malt overtones and pronounced citrus flavours. A strong focus of taut, lemony, grapefruit on the finish which is balanced by a dry bitterness

Salopian

Oracle

4.0%

Golden

A crisp, sparklingly sunflower gold ale with a striking hop profile. Dry and refreshing with a long citrus aromatic finish

Titanic

Plum Porter

4.9%

Dark

Well-rounded porter with fruity, sweet notes over a backdrop of hoppy flavour. Deep red in colour but not in taste, the plum lightens the depth on the palate

Top Out

The Cone

6.8%

Pale Hazy

Named after the part of the hop plant used in brewing, our Cone gets rave reviews for its intense, complex hop profile: strong and bitter with lots of grapefruit notes

Wriggley Monkey

Charabanc

5.3%

Ruby

Designed and brewed by our resident petrol head, our Charabanc is a full-bodied ruby ale designed for joviality and good craic

KEY KEG

Twisted Barrel

God’s Twisted Sister

4.5%

Dark

Smooth, roasted stout with coffee and liquorice notes

Twisted Barrel

Sine Qua Non

4.5%

Pale

A classic, balanced West Coast style session IPA. A complex malt base provides the base for a citrus and pine hop profile

Subject to change