Beers: Serving from five hand pumps you will expect to find beers from our island Brewery – Randalls and a selection from Marston’s, Jennings, Banks’s, Wychwood, Ringwood, Brakspear, Thwaites, Youngs and Black Sheep. Others make an appearance too! Buy a cask ale from us for your party.
Ciders: Local ciders from The Rocquette Cider Company. Westons and Thatchers available all year round. Still cider available in the Summer time.
Draught Lagers: Breda (brewed in Guernsey), Liberation Blonde (brewed in Channel Islands), Carling, and Staropramen (Prague).
Bottled Lagers: Corona, Budweiser, Peroni and Becks Blue (non-alcoholic)
Stouts: Guinness on draught.
IPA: Wolf Red IPA
Wines/champagne: A selection of wines are on offer by the bottle. Prosecco, cava or champagne for that special occasion. House wine available by the glass 175ml/250ml
March 2018 BEER TASTING NOTES
Cock and Bull’s Hauteville Fairy – 4.2% ABV Wolverhampton
Refreshing beer brewed especially for us. glorious rich gooseberry and zesty grapefruit flavours, overlaying a hoppy, sweet malt base. this beer is named after No. 20 Hauteville, the house where Juliette Drouet, mistress and travelling companion to Victor Hugo lived; a few doors up from the Cock and Bull.
Ringwood Razorback – 3.8% ABV Ringwood, Hampshire
Well balanced golden brown beer. Malty and hoppy aroma leads through to a malty taste with some sweetness. Malty and bitter finish, with some fruit present. Delicious and refreshing.
Ringwood Fortyniner – 4.9% ABV
Pale brown in colour. Malty and fruity aroma leads to a well-balanced taste of malt and hops. Fruity finish.
Wychwood Hobgoblin – 4.5%Witney, Oxfordshire
A powerful, full bodied, copper-red, well balanced brew. Strong in roasted malt with a moderate bitterness and a slight fruity character.
Marston’s Pedigree – 4.5% ABV Wolverhampton
Brewed with the legendary Burton water. Palate of biscuit malt, spicy hops and light fruitiness.
Marston’s Saddle Tank – 3.8% ABV
Clean, bright and full flavoured brew. Malty biscuit taste throughout. A balanced everyday beer.
Thwaites Wainwright Golden – 4.1% ABV Lancashire
Unusually refreshing golden ale. Named in honour of the famous fell walker, author and Lancastrian Alfred Wainwright.
Jennings Cumberland Ale – 4.2% ABV Cockermouth, Cumbria, Lake District
A superb golden coloured ale, brewed with malt made from specially selected Maris Otter barley and using only the finest English aromatic hops.
Jennings Cockerhoop – 4.6% ABV
A zingy, straw coloured ale from an all malt brew. Late hopped with zesty Styrian Goldings giving it a wonderful citrus and floral aroma.
Youngs Bitter – 3.7% ABV South East London
Easy to drink, refreshing with a fresh, fruity aroma that leaves a long, satisfying bitter finish. Subtle hop taste.
Youngs Special – 3.7% ABV
Amber in colour, Young’s Special has a fruity, slightly estery nose with a good hop aroma and full round flavour, a fine balance between malt and hops.
Courage Directors Bitter – 4.8% ABV
Full bodied with a clean, bitter taste, balanced with a sweet burnt, malty and fruity notes with a distinctive dry-hop aroma and flavour.
Thwaites Lancaster Bomber – 4.4% ABV Wolverhampton
Full bodied amber beer with malty aroma.
Eagle IPA – 4.8% ABV Bedford
The aroma is of freshly sliced ripe apples. Its amber hue is emphasised by a tight rich head which set it up as an Ale with real credentials”.
Described by Roger Protz: “A complex finish of bitter hops, nuts and citrus fruits.” First time at The Cock and Bull.