This Year’s Beers & Ciders

Definition of beer

noun

/bɪər

  • an alcoholic beverage made by brewing and fermentation from cereals, usually malted barley, and flavoured with hops and the like for a slightly bitter taste. 
  • any of various beverages, whether alcoholic or not, made from roots, molasses or sugar, yeast, etc 
  • an individual serving of beer; a glass, can, or bottle of beer

Please not this is not a legally binding list and is subject to change (and grow!!!)

Animal Brewing

Lion – 4.6%

An easy drinking beer with a rich, dark character matched with a toasty aroma and a hint of sweet earthy notes. A time honoured, full bodied London Porter

Osterich – 4.6%

TBC

Battledown Brewery

Amber Ale – 4.2%

A light copper coloured beer, the malts evident giving way to the triple hop addition for a slightly spicy citrus finish.

Four Kings – 7.2%

A blockbuster of a beer, lots of everything and then some more. Heady aroma, full and complex taste

Gin House – 4.2%

An amber beer using the botanicals that are a by product of our sister company Sibling Distillery to replace the late addition hops

Pale Ale – 3.8%

A gold and tasty summer Pale Ale light and refreshing with the Strisselspalt hops lingering nicely on the palette.

Porter – 4.5%

Darker in taste, with echoes of the eighteenth century, deep red with a hint of coffee, velvety smooth and rich in malt

Saison – 4.0%

A rich full flavoured blonde Belgian style ‘Farmhouse Ale’ using Saaz Czech hops and a hint of coriander

Bellingers Brewery

Gallipoli – 5.3%

Big strong Double Stout. velvety dark chocolate aroma and this follows through to the palate. hint of roast but the overriding flavours are chocolate fudge and vanilla.

Pathfinder – 4.3%

TBC

Summer Ale – 3.7%

A light and refreshing session beer with soft nutty, toffee malts with a late bitterness

Brakspear Brewery

Oxford Gold – 4.0%

A wonderful aromatic zesty aroma, great for a warm summers evening as the sun sets on the day

Church Hanbrewery

Czar Bomba – 9.5%

Imperial stout with a dark chocolate, deep flavour

Mat Black – 6.0%

A strong rich lemony and herbal aroma of an IPA yet the penetrating obscurity and smoothness of a black stout

Teardrop Pure Citra – 4.0%

America pale ale. A zesty, refreshing, fruity American pale ale with 100% Citra hops..

Witty Mango – 5.7%

Wheat beer with mango notes

Cross Anchors Brewery

Black IPA – 4.5%

Dry-hopped dark ale with cedar, fruit & honey notes.Easy drinking dark ale with cedar, fruit and honey flavours and huge aroma from cask dry-hopping.

Le Douff Super Pale – 4.7%

Super light pale ale with mega dry hopping. Light mouth feel and gentle finish. But those hops, man oh man, those hops!

Weiss Guy – 5.0%

Dry-hopped dark ale with cedar, fruit & honey notes. Easy drinking dark ale with cedar, fruit and honey flavours and huge aroma from cask dry-hopping

DE14 Brewery

Flight Suit – 3.6%

The aroma of freshly sliced,ripe apples its amber hue is emphasised by a tight rich head. A complex finish of bitter hops, nuts and citrus fruits

Froth Blowers Brewery

Piffle Snonker – 3.8%

The combination of Maris Otter and Cascade hops and a reliable wet yeast results in a fine balanced pale ale

Great Newsome Brewery

Pricky Black Otchan – 4.2%

Medium bodied golden session bitter. Nutty, toffee aroma with complex butterscotch & mild citrus notes through to a satisfying bitterness.

Gwynty Ddraig

Black Dragon – 7.2%

Matured in oak barrels to produce a cider rich in colour, body and flavour with a fresh fruity aroma

Two Trees Perry – 4.5%

Award winning pale, fruity Perry with an aroma of fruit and a hint of honey on the palate.

Hook Norton Brewery

Amarillo – 4.5%

Crisp and fruity with notes of orange and grapefruit. A beer to welcome lighter longer nights and warmer days.

Sundial – 3.9%

Light and refreshing, the perfect pint to wile away those lazy Bank Holidays! A beer for the start of summer.

Jennings Brewery

Cocker-Hoop – 4.6%

An award-winning golden bitter from an all malt brew, with Styrian Golding hops added at various stages, to give a classic hop flavour and aroma.

Snecklifter – 5.1%

An award winning beer, a strong, satisfying ale, wonderfully warming and full of complex flavours, which create an intriguing beer of great character

Kingstone Press

Wild Berry Cider – 4.0%

Our Wild Berry flavoured cider combines our Classic Apple cider recipe with a cocktail of wild berry fruit flavours, to deliver a refreshingly fruity flavoured cider with smooth crisp finish.

Little Ox Brewery

Dark & Seedy – 6.0%

Vanilla Stout

Odd Bod – 4.0%

A 4% premium bitter with a good malty base and showcases a good hit of English and Slovenian hops for a balanced bitter finish

Oxford Pilsner – 5.0%

Premium pilsner malt is used in this hoppy and pleasantly bitter beer. The use of both bohemian and new world hops gives a traditional pilsner with a modern twist

Road Runner – 3.9%

TBC

RoundTable Special – 4.2%

TBC

Summer Special Ale – TBC%

TBC

Wipe Out – 4.2%

A zesty 4.2% American style pale with copious amounts of US west coast hops and a pale malt base. Available in cask and 500ml bottles.

Yabba Dabba Doo – 4.2%

This hoppy, zesty IPA delivers waves of tropical passionfruit, peach and citrus flavours, on a backbone of soft caramel malt

Loose Canon Brewery

Recoil – 4.2%

A Dry hopped all plisner malt brew crips and straw colourd with big hits of tropical fruits and citrus flavours

Marstons Brewery

61 Deep – 3.8%

Five American & Australian hops. Fresh zesty aroma. Tropical fruit & citrus notes

Old Empire IPA – 5.7%

Goldings and Fuggles hops are added to this brew, which is then late hopped with the American Cascade variety for extra hop strength

Millwhites Cider

Original Scrumpy – 6.5%

Traditional golden cider made from 100% pressed juice from cider apples harvested across the West Country. Packed with flavour

Rioja – 6.7%

Aged in Rioja casks this cider is our driest offering, full of fruit flavour, with a warm glow of red wine and hints of wood tannin.

Rum Cask – 7.5%

This cider is made from West Country cider apples and aged in barrels from The Jamaican Rum Company. An award winning medium tipple which is full of fruit flavour with a subtle rum finish

North Cotswold Brewery

Hung Drawn n Double Portered – 6.1%

Dark ruby coloured beer with a nice sweetness

Jumping Jack – 3.9%

Pale vibrant hoppy ale with a fruity finish

Moreton Mild – 3.8%

A rich smooth dark mild with a nutty palate.  Vanilla / Roasted and Smoky

Shagweaver – 4.5%

A pale hoppy bitter brewed with a blend of three New Zealand hops. Appeals to both ale and lager drinkers alike. “Shag” is an old English word meaning a heavy or rough woolenfabric. So Shagweaver literally means “wool weaver”

Philsters Ales

Boosh – 4.5%

Traditional Light Amber English Best Bitter .Moderately hopped with Pioneer, Cascade and East Kent Goldings. A nicely balanced session ale.

Oxford Red – 4.2%

Full of rich stone fruit flavours and aroma from generous. Amounts of Simcoe hops paired with rare Red Malt.

Prescott Ales

Super 6 No 2 – 4.5%

Pale malts and generous helpings of Citra and Mosaic hops create an IPA bursting with fruit flavours such as lemon, lime and mango.

Spring – 4.0%

Remarkably full flavoured light ale with a big hop kick features a Maris Otter base complimented by the ever-popular Mosaic hops, creating a fruity and zesty Springtime pale ale.

Ringwood Brewery

Forty Niner – 4.9%

Named after its 4.9% strength and is golden, full-bodied and malty with a deep, bittersweet finish. Made in the New Forest with floor-malted Maris Otter barley, Goldings, Progress, Fuggles and Challenger hops and Ringwood’s own famous strain of yeas

Mauler – 3.9%

A golden craft beer delivering crips bitterness combined with a thirst quenching refreshing finish.

Red Boar – 3.9%

Crafted red ale with a warming malt finish

Saxbys Brewery

Blackcurrent Cider – TBC%

Classic take on cider and black – bold and bursting with blackcurrenty flavour! Real cider and real blackcurrant

Plum Cider – TBC%

Award-wining cider has been blended with plum juice, the result is a mouth-watering medley of mellow fruitfulness. Fruit cider for grown-ups

Traditional – 5.8%

Saxbys traditional cider has been meticulously matured in old oak barrels, the result is a smooth, well rounded balance of cider apple tannins and sweetness

Shakespeare Brewing Co

Tempest – 5.0%

A refreshing, vibrant golden ale that caress your taste buds with citrus subtlety.

Shipyard Brewing

Shipyard Summer Ale – 4.8%

A traditional american summer beer with inviting colour and mellow malted wheat flavour

Shotover Brewing

IPA – TBC%

TBC

May Mild – TBC%

TBC

Shotover Scholar – 4.2%

A modern extra pale ale – pale gold in colour with an intense citrus and grapefruit hop character and a dry finish. Dry hopped.

St Austell Brewery

HSD – 5.0%

HSD is a full-bodied strong Cornish ale brimming with a kaleidoscope of flavours. Brewed with plenty of malt and lashings of English Fuggles and Golding hops, HSD is truly a classic ale of considerable depth and complexity.

Stonehenge Ales

Great Bustard – 4.8%

A dark amber coloured beer with a deep red hue traditionally brewed using only the finest quality of Stonehenge Spring water, barley, rye, crystal and wheat malts, whole hops and the brewery’s own top-fermenting yeast. The complex malt and fruit flavours develop into a very pleasingly fruity and bitter aftertaste which lingers on

Sign Of Spring – 4.6%

A light green, incredibly smooth and very drinkable beer, rich in both malt and hop aroma

Spire Ale – 3.8%

A light golden, hoppy beer traditionally brewed using only the finest quality of Stonehenge Spring Water, barley and wheat malts, whole hops and the brewery’s own top-fermenting yeast. This session bitter has a pleasing hop aroma and slight bitterness which develops into a well-rounded bitter finish accompanied by a pleasant maltiness and fruitiness

Stroud Brewery

Dubbel Bond – 6.2%

A dark, ruby coloured beer with plenty of malt aromas, full of sweet biscuity flavours and suggestions of stewed pudding. Organic Unfined (Vegan)

IPA – 5.6%

A Juicy, hop driven IPA brewed with organic Motueka and Willamette, and generously dry hopped with organic Citra.(Vegan)

Thatchers

Green Goblin – 6.0%

The Green Goblin from deep in the wood – 100 year-old oak vats, that is.Made with English apples, and matured in oak vats, Green Goblin cider is a full-flavoured, bittersweet blend, beautifully balanced to give a fresh character with a medium dry finish.

Thwaites

Wainwright – 4.1%

Named it in honour of the famous fell walker, author and fellow Lancastrian Alfred Wainwright. With its hoppy aroma, subtle sweetness and delicate citrus fruit flavours this award-winning golden ale is like the country air Alfred so enjoyed – totally refreshing

West Berks Brewery

Maharaja IPA – 5.1%

Full on tropical fruit flavours Mouth-watering bitterness and a rich earthy finish

Stay Strong

TBC

Wychwood Brewery

Hobgoblin – 4.5%

Traditionally craft brewed with Chocolate & Crystal malts and a blend of Styrian, Goldings & Fuggles hops to produce a full-bodied, Ruby beer that delivers a delicious chocolate toffee malt flavour, balanced with a rounded moderate bitterness and an overall fruity, mischievous character.

Hobgoblin Gold – 4.5%

Hobgoblin Gold is the latest beer carrying the little fella’s moniker, and while Gold might be lighter in colour, it’s definitely no lightweight. A combination of hop varieties & an infusion of wheat and malted barley has resulted in the perfect golden beer – with a huge hop punch.

Hobgobin IPA – 5.0%

Heftily hopped & aroma packed, Hobgoblin IPA stays true to its ancestral traditions. Brewed with Fuggles, Goldings & Styrian hops & then amped up by the addition of some mighty American hops. This collision of Old & New World hops provides an explosion of tropical aroma & a juicy bitterness. Born out of character

XT Brewery

Hopkitty – TBC%

TBC

XT4 – TBC%

TBC

Yubberton Brewing Co

Goldie – 4.0%

A refreshing IPA style beer with strong hoppy character, brewed with 100% British ingredients