39th Cambridge Beer Festival Beer List

This list is a hopefully accurate record of the beers that were served at the festival.

  • Art Brew North Chideock, Dorset est. 2008 Art Nouveau 3.9% Packed full of hops (particularly the Bodicea variety) to make this beer full of flavour.
  • Orange IPA 6.4% A strong punchy IPA with a citrussy twist.
  • Tempest Stout 4.6% Dark ale which takes the classic chocolate, roasted malt flavours and tart hop notes associated with stout and blends them with a rich maltiness to yield a hearty well-rounded brew.
  • B & T Shefford, Beds est. 1982 Born Free 4.0% A hoppy thirst quenching golden bitter.
  • Goldleaf 4.4% A golden blonde coloured beer, refreshing, slightly dry with fruity undertones and a citrus finish.
  • Backyard Brewhouse Walsall, W. Mids est. 2008 Diamond 4.2% A South Pacific pale ale. Australian Summer & Stella hops give an aroma and character of apricot and melon.
  • Bartrams Rougham, Suffolk est. 1999 Comrade Bill Bartram's Egalitarian Anti-Imperialist Soviet Stout 6.9% A bold and tasty Russian stout with a mouthfilling, airy texture and a lot of enjoyable, peppery, bitter chocolate flavours.
  • Joo Beer Lee 4.2% A copper coloured bitter with light fruity hop aroma and flavour.
  • Steps 3.9% A light golden bitter which uses traditional English Fuggles & Goldings hops. Unusual hops for a golden beer.
  • Batemans Wainfleet, Lincs est. 1874 Jewel in the Crown 4.5% Roasted English malts produce a full bodied, ruby coloured beer, which is rich in flavour with a hint of chocolate, balanced by a delightful soft fruit flavour.
  • Salem Porter 4.7% A porter with a dry roast, nutty palate and rich malty aftertaste.
  • Beartown Congleton, Cheshire est. 1994 Black Bear 5.0% Award winning dark ruby coloured strong mild ale. Subtle roast and malt flavours fill the taste, completed by a mellow sweetness.
  • Bruins Ruin 5.0% Deep copper coloured premium ale. Full of malty character and a palate of sweet, smooth, fruity flavours.
  • Bees Walcott, Norwich est. 2008 Honey 5.2% Light copper in colour, this is brewed using honey to create a smooth yet strong ale.
  • Wobble 5.0% A rich black with an intense chocolate taste.
  • Binghams Ruscombe, Berks est. 2010 Coffee Stout 5.0% Coffee complements the dark malts and strangely mellows the flavours to provide a smooth drinking stout which smells as good as it tastes.
  • Doodle Stout 5.0% A dark stout with a delicious blend of dark malts to provide a complexity in character which draws you in for another sip. Named after the brewery dog called Stout that happens to be a labradoodle.
  • Ginger Doodle Stout 5.0% This stout is infused with root ginger to produce a stout with a refreshing zing.
  • Hot Dog Chilli Stout 5.0% First developed for Bonfire Night 2011, this stout has a warming chilli afterglow. It aims to have just enough chilli to produce a pleasant aftertaste, without having so much that it will have you dashing for some water to put the fire out on your tongue!
  • Vanilla Stout 5.0% This stout is infused with vanilla pods which complement the dark malts to create a smooth drinking, deliciously dark stout.
  • Black Country Ales Dudley, W. Mids BFG 4.2%
  • Pig on the Wall 4.3%
  • Black Sheep Masham, N. Yorks est. 1992 Best Bitter 3.8% A pale golden beer with a pronounced hop character.
  • Riggwelter 5.9% A fruity bitter, with complex underlying tastes and hints of liquorice and pear drops leading to a long, dry, bitter finish.
  • BlackBar Cambridge, Cambs est. 2011 Black Economy 4.6% A black ale – not a stout or a porter. For drinking when a blonde just doesn't cut it.
  • Blacklight 4.0% A blonde beer for the spring, rich evening sun gold in colour with Casade hops on the nose, Progress on the bitterness and a touch of Pioneer in the middle. A great transatlantic hop mix for the spring.
  • Left Hand 4.0% A pale blonde, lager hopped on the nose and British hops on the bitter. A summer ale for long warm days.
  • Märzen 6.0% A beer that is traditionally brewed in March and released for the Oktoberfest at the end of September. Malty brown and with a little sweetness at this age. The rest of the batch will be released at the Cambridge Octoberfest and Winter in the coming year. Watch the evolution of a beer.
  • Two Sisters 5.4% A blonde IPA in the traditional style using lots of English hops for big bitterness. Still very session able.
  • Blue Monkey Giltbrook, Notts est. 2008 Ape Ale 5.4% A pale, strong ale. A complex and sophisticated IPA, using assertive American hops. Aromas of resinous pine and orange.
  • Sanctuary 4.1% A traditional light copper coloured ale, but with a hoppy twist. An unusual combination of German and American hops.
  • Brentwood Brentwood, Essex est. 2006 BBC2 2.5% A true session Pale Ale; a full body and malty flavours make this beer very deceptive. American hops give it a tropical fruit and citrus punch.
  • Brentwood Best 4.2% A traditional, light-coloured best bitter with a well-rounded flavour and aroma.
  • Chockwork Orange 6.5% A deep chocolate malty beer brewed with oranges to give it that extra pizazz and matured to provide a classic old ale style beer.
  • Lumberjack 5.2% Intense sweet malt flavours balanced with bitterness and hop aromas give a well-rounded beer.
  • Marvellous Maple Mild 3.7% A dark brown mild with a hint of maple syrup.
  • Summer Virgin 4.5% A light golden ale with American hops creating a refreshing citrus pint.
  • Brewshed Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk est. 2011 American Blonde 5.5% Crisp bitterness balanced with a rich malt character and a citrus fruit nose.
  • Junga 3.7% A traditional mid to light ale using just Junga hops for bitterness and aroma.
  • Bristol Beer Factory Bristol est. 2003 Milk Stout 4.5% Dark creamy stout, reviving an old Bristol tradition. Black colour with a creamy mouthfeel.
  • Sunrise 4.4% Light, gold-coloured best bitter, with a strong hoppy finish.
  • Broughton Broughton, Biggar est. 1980 Dark Dunter 5.0% Oatmeal and chocolate aromas, complemented by dark roasted malty flavours, and a rich aftertaste.
  • Merlin's Ale 4.2% A well-hopped, fruity flavour is balanced by malt in the taste. The finish is bittersweet, light but dry.
  • Bullmastiff Cardiff, Wales est. 1987 Jubilee Ale 5.0% Amber-coloured ale with a very fruity aroma. Initial biscuity sweetness leads to a dry, bitter aftertaste with moderate astringency and rich, dark fruit flavours. Brewed to celebrate the brewery's silver jubilee.
  • Olde Snarler 5.1% Amber coloured with a rich dried fruit palate. Crisp hoppy and herbal finish.
  • Buntingford Royston, Herts est. 2005 92 Squadron 4.5% A copper coloured premium bitter brewed with USA hops for a malty citrus aftertaste.
  • Black Stone 4.4% A black brew with a secret blend of hops for a rich hoppy flavour. May contain some German malt and/or hops, but it's a secret. So in the spirit of the of theme 'With the open jug on secondary route to the Solent, the initial prize comes from within a shell that attains the top'.
  • Blueberry 39 3.9% Golden fruity beer with a bluish tinge from the addition of Blueberries (juice & pulp).
  • Cairngorm Aviemore, Highland est. 1997 Trade Winds 4.3% A massive citrus fruit, hop and elderflower nose leads to hints of grapefruit in the mouth. The exceptional bitter sweetness in the taste lasts through the long, lingering aftertaste.
  • Wild Cat 5.1% A full-bodied strong bitter. Malt predominates but there is an underlying hop character through to the well-balanced aftertaste.
  • Castor Castor, Cambs est. 2009 John Buchan Bitter 4.6% A golden IPA style best bitter. Initially dry, Columbus and Cascade deliver a hoppy finish to balance the malty body. A couple of these and you'll be clambering over the Forth Rail Bridge!
  • Old Scarlett 4.6% A dark bitter with a fresh fruity taste.
  • Roman Gold 3.7% A refreshing summer bitter, well hopped, with a light nutty aftertaste.
  • Church End Nuneaton, Warks est. 1994 Grave Digger's 3.8% 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.
  • Colchester Wakes Colne, Essex est. 2011 Colchester No. 1 4.1% A classic English best bitter, copper in colour. Whole leaf Boadicea hops for flavour and the definitive aroma of East Kent Goldings.
  • Metropolis 3.9% A superb golden hoppy beer, with enormous depth of flavour and a long spicy finish.
  • Mild 4.1%
  • Red Diesel 4.2% A red ale with a touch of roasted malt. Bitterness builds over a strong sweet base.
  • Concrete Cow Milton Keynes, Bucks est. 2007 Cock 'n' Bull story 4.1% Amber coloured, biscuity malty flavour (named after the two pubs in Stony Stratford where the phrase originated) This is a very traditional style bitter using English 'Challenger' and 'Fuggle' hops. Malt flavours and balanced bittering give a great pint.
  • Pail Ale 3.7% A light-coloured ale brewed using Lager Malt and Hallertau hops.
  • Copper Dragon Skipton, N. Yorks est. 2003 Challenger 4.0% Amber-coloured, this is a best bitter in the traditional style. Initial malt and hops give way to fruit and a growing bitter, dry finish.
  • Scotts 1816 4.1% This best bitter is fruity and malty with a bitter finish. Look for hints of nuts, tropical fruits and vanilla in the aroma and taste.
  • Cumbrian Hawkshead, Cumbria est. 2006 Esthwaite Bitter 3.8% A golden bitter with the distinctive flavour and aroma of American Cascade hops. Now made with Loweswater yeast.
  • Loweswater Gold 4.3% A true golden ale brewed using three malts including lager and Maris Otter together with German hops. Bursting with tropical flavour it is an outstanding beer.
  • Dancing Duck Derby, Derbyshire est. 2010 Abduction 5.5% Intense tropical fruit flavours are matched with with a hoppy bitterness to make this a dangerously drinkable IPA.
  • Dark Drake 4.5% Delicious malty, caramel and liquorice flavours combine wonderfully in a velvety smooth drinking stout with a freshly roasted coffee and toffee finish.
  • Digfield Barnwell, Northants est. 2006 Mad Monk 4.8% Deliciously full-bodied and slightly darker, this strong ale has hints of malt and chocolate in the finish.
  • Shacklebush 4.5% A mid-brown beer with a hoppy bitterness and a malty balanced finish.
  • Elgood's Wisbech, Cambs est. 1795 Black Dog 3.6% Dryish, complex dark mild. Caramel binds a good cross-section of malt, roast and dark berry fruit flavours and there is a hint of sweetness.
  • Cockerless Four 4.5% Very pale beer brewed with pale malt only. Fuggles, Goldings and Williamette added for a refreshing taste and aroma.
  • Royal Pageant 4.3% Brewed with Maris Otter malt, well-roasted for a satisfying finish. Sovereign Hops provide a good depth and bitter finish.
  • Enville Stourbridge, W. Mids est. 1993 Nailmaker Mild 4.0% A well-defined hop aroma and underlying sweetness give way to a dry finish.
  • White 4.2% This very pale straw coloured beer is brewed with 20% wheat, has a gentle hop aroma and a dry finish.
  • Fellows Cottenham, Cambs est. 2009 An Ordinary Sort of Fellow 3.9% A classic English bitter, hopped with East Kent Goldings.
  • Clever Fellow 5.2% A deliciously smooth, rich, malty taste, bursting with character and aroma. Malt loaf and toffee flavours combine with bitterness on the back of the tongue to give a beautiful balanced sweetness by biscuity malt.
  • Crafty Fellow 4.0% A golden ale with light biscuity malt with plenty of fruity grapefruit and citrus.
  • Full English 3.8% Mid brown bitter ale. A bitter-sweet malty flavour first. Late hopped with Fuggles for a distinctive, lingering hoppiness.
  • Felstar Felsted, Essex est. 2001 Felstar 2% 2.0% Dark ale brewed with the "Double Decoction" system using Maris Otter, chocolate and crystal malts, hopped with Fuggles and Goldings. A malty ale with fruity undertones and a bitter/sweet finish which belies its true strength.
  • Good Knight 5.0% Easy drinking, slightly smoky and spicy tones. The cascade hops compliment very well the darker malts. Brewed with wheat and Maris Otter malted barley.
  • Peckin' Order 5.0% Amber gold coloured lager with citrus notes. A dry finish with a pinch of spice.
  • Franklins Bexhill-on-Sea, Sussex est. 1980 Conqueror 5.1% Ruby in colour, this malty ale has caramel and fruit notes.
  • EXP 4.2% A crisp English bitter at 4.2%, rich in flowery aroma with a nice dry finish and a harmony of malty sweetness and bitterness.
  • Freeminer Cinderford, Gloucestershire est. 1992 Slaughter Porter 4.8% Dark but light in flavour, with a well-defined aroma of Fuggles hops in the nose. Dark, roasted malts get a chance to show their softer side.
  • Speculation Ale 4.8% An aromatic, chestnut-brown, full-bodied beer with a smooth, well-balanced mix of malt and hops, and a predominately hoppy aftertaste.
  • Front Street Fakenham, Norfolk est. 2005 Norfolk Sunset 4.0% This beer has a wonderful orange red hue, given to it by the special malts used. Hops used include Target for bittering and Bobek for aroma.
  • Swoopy's Song 4.9% Golden coloured and flavoured with liqourice bark.
  • Gadds' Broadstairs, Kent est. 2002 Common Conspiracy 4.8% Pale amber malts, German and American and US west coast yeast all combine to create a wonderfully drinkable Californian style 'common' ale that harks back to the days of the gold rush. Crisp, flavourful and refreshing.
  • Thoroughly Modern Mild 6.0% This pale ruby mild, full of six different malt flavours, is our way of dragging the old style into the 21st century. Rich, smooth and satisfying.
  • Grain Alburgh, Norfolk est. 2006 Blackwood Stout 5.0% Based on a 1790 Whitbread recipe. Black and brooding with roast dominating from the initial aroma to the long lingering ending. A bittersweet chocolate undercurrent adds depth.
  • Blonde Ash 4.0% A wheat beer with a lemon, clove, and banana nose. This flows through to a sweet fruity beginning, ably supported by a hoppy bitterness. Caramel appears in a strong finish.
  • Grainstore Oakham, Rutland est. 1995 Nip 7.3% A well balanced blend of flavours, sweetness and hop bitterness. A true barley wine, with raisins and winter fruit as the dominant flavour notes.
  • Great Oakley Great Oakley, Northants Delapre Dark 4.6%
  • Wagtail 3.9%
  • Wot's Occurring 3.9%
  • Hadrian & Border Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear est. 2000 Ginger Beer 4.0% Amber coloured beer sweetened and flavoured with real root ginger.
  • Harvey's Lewes, Sussex est. 1790 Knots of May 3.0% A ruby-coloured light mild that imparts a delicate hop fragrance on the nose.
  • Sussex Best Bitter 4.0% Full-bodied brown bitter. A hoppy aroma leads to a good malt and hop balance, and a dry aftertaste.
  • Harwich Town Harwich, Essex est. 2007 EPA100 3.8% A classic pale ale, well hopped. Full of character but with a smooth finish.
  • Märzen 5.2% A traditonal spring brewed Bavarian beer, brewed for drinking in Autumn. In May the relatively young beer still has some residual sweetness with a malty finish.
  • Hereward Cambridgeshire est. 2003 Hannay 4.0% Medium to dark bitter with a gentle hop regime.
  • Porta Porter 4.5% Traditional porter made with chocolate and black malt.
  • Holdens Dudley, W. Mids est. 1915 Black Country Mild 3.7% A good, red/brown mild; a refreshing, light blend of roast malt, hops and fruit, dominated by malt throughout.
  • Black Country Special 5.1% A sweet, malty, full-bodied amber ale with hops to balance in the taste and in the good, bittersweet finish.
  • Hop Monster Great Wakering, Essex est. 2011 Freak Show 4: Dana Hops 4.2% Burnished copper colour that is full of malt and complex hop flavour.
  • Rochford Banshee 4.4% Rauchbier. This unusual brew has been made with 30% smoked malt and so is a genuine Rauchbier (Smoked beer).
  • Hopshackle Market Deeping, Lincs est. 2006 Black Mule 7.0% A hybrid between an Imperial IPA and an Imperial Porter. A dark ruby beer with intense hop flavour and background roasted grain.
  • Hopnosis 5.2% A golden amber beer with an aroma of malt and fruit with background hint of banana. The taste is strong malt and fruit with a bitter finish.
  • Humpty Dumpty Reedham, Norfolk est. 1998 Little Sharpie 3.8% A well-balanced golden beer with lemon and grapefruit notes. A light, hoppy nose introduces a lively initial taste with hops again to the fore. Citrus flavours mix well with malt to give depth.
  • Reedcutter 4.4%
  • Jo C's Fakenham, Norfolk est. 2010 Bitter Old Bustard 4.3% A rich russet coloured ale with warm nutty biscuit flavours coming through a smooth malt body.
  • Norfolk Kiwi 3.8% An easy drinking, lightly hopped straw coloured beer. A blend of English and New Zealand hops.
  • Liverpool Organic Liverpool, Merseyside est. 2009 Josephine Butler 4.5% Golden coloured beer, this pale beer has hints of lemon and elderflower in the taste with a good hoppy finish.
  • Kitty Wilkinson 4.5% Chocolate and vanilla stout.
  • Shipwreck IPA 6.5% Grapefruit, aniseed and peach notes feature in the hoppy bite that builds to tropical fruit and a generous, piney bitterness in the finish.
  • Loddon Dunsden, Oxon est. 2003 Forbury Lion 5.5% Full malty flavour and a strong complex hop finish imparted by Styrian Goldings and Fuggles.
  • Hoppit 3.5% The predominant hops in Hoppit are East Kent Goldings which traditionally have a Seville Orange marmalade flavour. As well as Pale Ale malt, Hoppit also contains dark Invert Sugar which gives the beer its smooth taste.
  • Lord Conrad's Dry Drayton, Cambs est. 2010 Gubbins 4.0% A spiced beer with a medley of flavours.
  • Hedgerow Hop 4.5% A light amber beer with a kick of bitterness. Wild hops from around Swavesey provide a hoppy nose.
  • Her MajesTea 3.8% A special for the jubilee, infused with tea as well as hops.
  • Magic Rock Huddersfield, W. Yorks est. 2011 Dark Arts 6.0% Chocolate, liquorice, blackberry and fig flavours with a long roasted bitter finish.
  • Rapture 4.6% Full bodied red ale, with five types of malt, and six types of hops deliver grapefruit and pine aromas, with pithy orange, and a rich a malty body.
  • Milton Milton, Cambs est. 1999 Dionysus 3.6% Straw coloured bitter, powerfully hoppy, with a fine citrus finish.
  • Jericho 4.8% Amber coloured bitter beer with a lovely citrus flavour and bitter finish.
  • Justinian 3.9% Crisp pale gold-coloured bitter. Attractive bitter orange flavours persist into a satisfying lasting finish.
  • Karolides 6.0% Pale, well balanced yet gloriously hoppy strong ale.
  • Marcus Aurelius 7.5% Imperial Roman Stout – an enormous, luscious and velvety stout. Bursting with dark, roasty flavour with an underlying vanilla richness.
  • Minotaur 3.3% A rich dark mild with bags of character from the lavish use of chocolate malt.
  • Pegasus 4.1% Fruit and some hops on the nose lead through into a fine balance of malt, fruit and hops on a bittersweet base. Malt is also present in the long, dry finish of this brown/red beer.
  • Tiki 3.8%
  • Moonshine Cambridge, Cambs est. 2004 Black Hole Stout 5.0% Full-bodied stout with a complex malt and caramel profile, dry-roasted bitter flavour that is rich, smooth and long lasting.
  • CB1 4.2% Amber coloured beer with a good blend of malt and hops and a rounded hoppy finish.
  • Dictator 5.2% Fruity esters, malt and hop aromas precede the juicy rounded malt and hop taste. The finish is dry and bitter to counteract the initial sweetness.
  • Harvest Moon Mild 3.9% Distinctive dark mild. Smooth fruit notes combining with coffee and chocolate flavours, lightly hopped. A well balanced beer, slightly sweet with plenty of character.
  • Red Watch 4.2% A red-coloured beer brewed with fresh blueberries. A thirst-quenching, refreshing, fruity ale.
  • Wonderful Wallace 3.6% Amber coloured with a fruity aroma. Hop flavour and bitterness dominate the taste. Finishes with definite hop presence. Proceeds from this beer are being donated to Wallace Cancer Care.
  • Mordue North Shields, Tyne & Wear est. 1995 Five Bridge Bitter 3.8% A fruity amber beer with more than a hint of hops. The bitterness carries on in the aftertaste. A superb session beer.
  • Wallsend Brown Ale 4.6% A traditional North East Brown Ale with a twist, brewed with Bavarian smoked malt to create a subtle smoked flavour!
  • Nethergate Pentlow, Essex Essex Beast 6.2%
  • Essex Border 4.8% A golden beer, drinking more like a best bitter than its strength suggests. The fruity and spicy overtones are noticeable from the start on the nose and palate, whilst at the end the the sweet, soft orange notes return, resulting in a complete, well-rounded finish.
  • Flaming Dame 4.1%
  • India Pale Ale 3.5%
  • Lemon Head 4.1%
  • Old Growler 5.0%
  • Oakham Peterborough, Cambs est. 1993 Bishops Farewell 4.6% A strong premium beer of structured quality, dominated by elaborate fruity hop notes, with a grainy background and dry finish.
  • Black Hole Porter 5.5% Big, dark malt flavours in this almost black beer combine with a sweet, fruity hop taste.
  • Citra 4.2% A light refreshing beer with pungent grapefruit, lychee and gooseberry aromas leading to a dry, bitter finish.
  • Old Cannon Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk est. 1999 Brass Monkeys 4.6%
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  • Old Dairy Cranbrook, Kent est. 2010 Blue Top 4.8% Rich and full bodied, this pale brown ale has a long bittersweet finish and a hint of aroma hop.
  • Silver Top 4.5% A well-crafted complex stout with a good balance of dark malts, roast barley and caramel, and a long finish.
  • Ole Slewfoot Hainford, Norfolk est. 2009 Citraville APA 3.9% An American-style pale ale brewed with Citra hops, giving tropical fruit and citrus on the aroma and flavour.
  • Fox on the Run 4.8% Thick deep caramel flavours with a hint of chocolaty malt followed by a nutty bitterness.
  • Opa Hay's Aldeby, Suffolk est. 2008 Liquid Bread 5.2% Bavarian Style wheat beer which comes naturally cloudy because of the use of original Bavarian wheat beer yeast, gives a distinct aroma of cloves and banana.
  • Printer's Pride 4.5% Copper coloured beer, fermented with a lager yeast.
  • Otter Luppitt, Devon est. 1990 Mild 3.8% Traditional, dark brown beer with a soft mouthfeel and malty base flavour, balanced by fruit and a chocolate bitterness, leading to a gentle, bitter finish.
  • Otter Ale 4.5% A full-bodied best bitter. A malty aroma predominates with a fruity taste and finish.
  • Otter Bright 4.3% Pale yellow/golden ale with a strong fruit aroma, sweet fruity taste and a bittersweet finish.
  • Potbelly Kettering, Northants est. 2005 A Limp Pig Gold 4.3% This fine golden beer was brewed on the day the brewery pig stepped on a thorn.
  • Dark Tusker 3.6% A smooth full flavored dark mild with a fruity palate and superb hop aroma.
  • Welland Truly 4.9% A light coloured beer brewed using only Lager Malt together with German Select Spalt Hops.
  • Potton Sandy, Beds est. 1998 Potton Gold 4.1% Golden-coloured, refreshing beer with a spicy/citrus late-hop character.
  • Village Bike 4.3% Classic English premium bitter, amber in colour, heavily late-hopped.
  • Redemption Tottenham, London est. 2010 Redemption Pale Ale 3.8% A well balanced amber bitter with hops and citrus orange throughout. The sweet maltiness fades in the aftertaste leaving a slightly dry bitter finish. Orange and peach on the nose.
  • Trinity 3.0% Very refreshing golden beer with strong citrus notes throughout. The strong bitterness is softened by a little sweet malt character that is also present in the aftertaste with a lingering dryness.
  • Sadler's Stourbridge, W. Mids est. 1900 Mud City Stout 6.6% Brewed with raw cocoa, vanilla pods, flaked oats, wheat and a blend of beautifully dark malts.
  • Thin Ice 4.5% An extremely pale beer finished with a hint of citrus orange hops.
  • Shalford Braintree, Essex est. 2007 1319 Mild 3.7% Roast malt and delicate chocolate sweetness with a slight bitter finish.
  • Diamond Jubilee 3.8% An amber coloured bitter with a gentle aroma of malt and hops. An easy drinking beer with a light bitter finish. A celebration bitter to crown all others.
  • Son of Sid Little Gransden, Cambs est. 2007 Cherry Picker 6.0% A cherry flavoured fruit beer, with a balanced bitterness.
  • Code Breaker 3.9% A well-balanced golden ale brewed using Citra hops.
  • Golden Shower 4.1% Full bodied golden ale with a light hop character and a defined maltiness leading to a lingering bitter finish.
  • Muck Cart Mild 3.5% A dark mild with a resounding roast malt presence and a caramel background.
  • Spire Chesterfield, Derbyshire est. 2006 Brassed Off 3.7% A pale-amber session bitter. Fruity in character with a pleasant balanced bitter finish.
  • Coal Porter 4.5% Packed with bitter chocolate and coffee flavours, leading to a balanced bitter finish.
  • Stringers Ulverston, Cumbria est. 2008 Hop Priest 6.5% Hazy gold. Hopped six ways to Sunday. Buckets of Centennial and Amarillo over a pale malt base. Golly.
  • Mutiny 9.3% It's a strong stout. Winey, and wafting dark fruit at you. And drinkable. But sip it.
  • Summer Wine Honley, W Yorks est. 2006 Resistance 3.7% Deep dark brown in colour. A silky malt body with soft roast flavours combine with light fruitiness throughout.
  • Teleporter 5.0% A rich dark porter brewed with 10 different malts. Smooth fruity notes lead into a malt body where cocoa, caramel and vanilla melt into a moreish finish.
  • Summerskills Plymouth, Devon est. 1983 Cellar Vee 3.7% Mid brown in colour, full of crystal malt and hop flavours, malty taste with a hint of malt and hops aromas.
  • Hopscotch 4.1% Light to mid brown with malt flavours and hoppy undertones.
  • Thornbridge Bakewell, Derbyshire est. 2005 Sequoia 4.5% Beautiful citrus and pine notes. Smooth and velvety, a medium body with hints of roasted hazelnut, toffee and caramel malt flavours.
  • Wild Swan 3.5% Wild Swan is white gold in colour with aromas of light bitter lemon, a hint of herbs and a subtle spiciness. A great refreshing beer.
  • Timothy Taylor Keighley, W. Yorks est. 1858 Best Bitter 4.0% Hops and fruit combine well with a nutty malt character in this drinkable bitter. Bitterness increases down the glass and lingers in the aftertaste.
  • Golden Best 3.5% This clean-tasting, refreshing, amber-coloured traditional Pennine light mild is malty throughout. Fruit in the nose increases to complement the delicate hoppy taste. A good session beer.
  • Titanic Burslem, Stoke on Trent, Staffs est. 1985 Iceberg 4.1% Flowery and citrus aroma of lemon and grapefruit. Great raspy hop mouthfeel with refreshing hoppy bitterness and a lingering finish.
  • Nautical Mild 4.8% A dark ruby beer with a knotty juxtaposition. Sweetness from the dark malts preludes the smooth dryness of the hops.
  • Tring Tring, Herts est. 1992 Mansion Mild 3.7% A smooth, creamy, ruby dark mild with a fruity palate and gentle late hop aroma
  • Woodland Bell 4.1% A clean and very crisp golden beer with a generous and pleasant hop aroma. Admiral hops yield a bitterness that compliments and lingers refreshingly on the palate.
  • Two Towers Hockley, Birmingham est. 2010 BSA 5.4% A more malty stronger ale with a full body, reflecting the flavours and characteristics of traditional English ales.
  • Jewellery Porter 5.0% A full-bodied wholesome stout with a thick and slightly chocolate texture underlined with long, fulfilling English hops.
  • Mott Street Mild 3.6% A sweet quaffing mild ale in the true Midlands tradition. This mild is deep ruby red in colour, and has a sweet and full-bodied flavour with the balance provided by the traditional Goldings and Fuggles hops.
  • Tydd Steam Tydd St. Giles, Cambs est. 2007 Barn Ale 3.9% A golden bitter that has good biscuity malt aroma and flavour, balanced by spicy hops. Long, dry, fairly astringent finish.
  • Quench 4.4% Golden refreshing sun-downer! Brewed with the addition of Chinese Root ginger, which combined with Sarachi Ace hops give a balanced lemon and ginger flavour.
  • Sandman 5.0% Deep golden strong bitter. Boldly hopped, predominantly with Australian Galaxy hops, importing clean citrus flavours and aroma of passion fruit.
  • Wapping Liverpool, Merseyside est. 2002 Baltic Gold 3.9% Hoppy golden ale with plenty of citrus hop flavour. Refreshing with good body and mouthfeel.
  • Whim Buxton, Derbyshire est. 1993 Flower Power 5.3% Initial warmth followed by intense citrus flavours developing. Medium to full bodied, with complex hop character. Dry finish and very hoppy aroma.
  • Hartington IPA 4.5% Pale and light-coloured, smooth on the palate allowing malt to predominate. Slightly sweet finish combined with distinctive light hop bitterness. Well rounded.
  • White Horse Stanford in the Vale, Oxon est. 2004 Hi Ho Silver 4.3%
  • Village Idiot 4.1%
  • Wayland Smithy 4.4%
  • White Horse Bitter 3.7% Using only the finest ingredients, this golden bitter balances locally grown Challenge Hops with Yorkshires malt, to offer the discerning drinker a beer that will stop any horse in its tracks.
  • Williams Bros. Alloa, Clacks est. 2003 Fraoch Heather Ale 4.1% The unique taste of heather flowers is noticeable in this beer. A fine floral aroma and spicy taste give character to this drinkable speciality beer.
  • Midnight Sun 5.6% A spiced porter created from a blend of malted barley, oats, roast barley, chocolate malt then balanced with a generous helping of hops. An after bite of fresh root ginger elevates this ale to another level.
  • Wilson Potter Middleton, Manchester est. 2011 LX 3.6% A blonde beer with a full bodied, rounded bitterness and a crisp fruity blackcurrant aroma and finish.
  • Ruby Red 4.4% An easy drinking rich ruby ale with a full bodied malty berry taste and a floral hop finish.
  • WJ King Horsham, W. Sussex est. 2001 Brighton Blonde 3.9% This golden, pale blonde ale has a distinctive hoppy aroma and the merest hint of malt to complement the hops. The aftertaste develops the hops further with an increasing dryness and straw bitterness to finish.
  • Kings Royal Mild 3.6% A tawny coloured classic mild, lightly hopped, lacking any obvious bitterness and extremely thirst quenching; a fruity, sweet perfume on the nose, a distinctive smooth body, full of character a crisp, lasting creamy head. There is a light dryness in the finish, lingering hint of toffee, warms the palate with light peppery overtones coming from a mix of Slovenian and English hops.
  • Wooden Hand Truro, Cornwall est. 2004 Cornish Gribben 4.1% A distinctive well hopped beer with citrus and fruit notes, and a well balanced bitter sweet finish.
  • Pirate's Gold 4.0% A golden coloured quenching beer with great hop character. Full fruit in the mouth with good hop balance and a long dry finish.
  • Woodforde's Woodbastwick, Norfolk est. 1981 Headcracker 7.0% Pale but strong and full-bodied. Carries an intricate combination of plums and damsons countered by an abundance of 'citrus' hopping.
  • Nelson's Revenge 4.5% An infusion of vine fruit, malt and hops provide a rich, rewarding experience. The aromas and flavours bounce merrily along to a sweet, Madeira-like finale.
  • Norfolk Gem 4.3% A well balanced amber ale with intriguing hints of malt, blackcurrant and citrus fruits and a satisfying bitter finish.
  • Norfolk Nog 4.6% Smooth, rich and rounded 'Old Ale' with velvety texture and hints of chocolate, treacle and liquorice.
  • Once Bittern 4.0% A copper coloured ale with a distinctive aroma of rich spice and citrus fruit. The palate is a blend of sweet malt, fruit and warm spice, and the finish dry.
  • Sundew 4.1% Subtle golden beer. Pale in colour and light on the palate with a distinct hoppy finish. Deliciously golden and refreshing.
  • Wherry 3.8% Fresh and zesty with crisp floral flavours. A background of sweet malt and a hoppy 'grapefruit' bitter finish this champion bitter.
  • XT Long Crendon, Buckinghamshire est. 2011 No. 3 4.2% An IPA style beer made with lots of Celeia, Columbus and Cluster Hops, on a base of CaraRed Malts.
  • No. 6 4.5% Rich ruby red beer, malty and smooth with a cascade hop finish.
  • No. 9 5.5% Nine malts, nine hops and two strains of yeast produce a very different beer. Big malt aroma on a bitter but balanced hop finish.