Beers/cider/real ales

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 and Black Sheep. Others make an appearance too!

Ciders: Local ciders from The Rocquette Cider Company (Bec du Nez, Fauxquets Valley & Scallywag Still ciders are now in the cellar.)  Available throughout the Summer season and early Autumn.   Westons and Thatchers available all year round.

Draught Lagers: Breda (brewed in Guernsey), Liberation Blonde (brewed in Channel Islands), Carling, and Staropramen (Prague).

Lowenbrau from Munich is now on draught for October.  Try this delicious beer in a Stein!

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.

 

OCTOBER 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.

Bombardier – 4.1% ABV

Marketed as the “Drink of England”.  Savour the distinct aroma, the surrender to the perfect balance of malty richness, tangy hops and sultana fruit on the palate. Using their own natural mineral water, the ripest English fuggles hops and crushed crystal malt deliver this experience of England in a glass.  Long, soft spicy finish.

Brakespear Oxford Gold – 4% ABV

A remarkable zesty brew, with fresh, citrus aromas and a firm fruity flavour.

Director’s 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.

Lancaster Bomber – 4.4% ABV

Full bodied amber beer with malty aroma.

Jennings Cumberland – 4.2% ABV Cumbria

A superb golden ale, brewed with malt made from specially selected Maris Otter barley and using only the fines English aromatic hops.

Jennings Snecklifter – 5.1% ABV

A dark beer with a reddish tinge, derived from the use of coloured malts, perfectly balanced with specially formulated brewing sugars and English aromatic hops.

Jennings Hop Commotion – 4.1% ABV

A strawberry blonde beer with a citrus hop explosion to stir your senses.

Mansfield Cask ale – 3.9%ABV

A clean, lightly fruity beer with a subtle bitterness.  Amber coloured with a satisfying hoppy aftertaste.

Ringwood Wild Boar – 4% ABV Hampshire

A warming ale from the Ringwood archives with a rich, malt finish.

Ringwood Boondoggle – 4.2% ABV

Meaning to go on a jolly. Straw coloured ale with a moreish fruit taste.

Ringwood Fortyniner – 4.9% ABV

Pale brown in colour. A malty and fruity aroma leads to a well-balanced taste of malt and hops. Fruity finish.

Marston’s EPA – 3.6 % ABV

A light, golden beer, inviting fruity hop aroma.  Refreshing, zesty finish.

Marston’s Bloody Doors Off – 4.3% ABV

Aromas of blood orange and mango are found in this pale ale with a caramel and biscuity malt base.  October special!

Marston’s Pedigree – 4.5% ABV

Brewed with the legendary Burton water. Palate of biscuit malt, spicy hops and light fruitiness.

Marstons Saddle Tank – 3.8% ABV

Clean, bright and full flavured.  Malty, biscuit taste throughout.  A balanced everyday beer.

Thwaites Autumnus – 3.8% ABV

Moreish pale ale using the finest pale ale malt, enriched with delicious hop notes of apricot, melon and orange.

Wychwood Ripsaw Rye – 3.7% ABV

Rich caramelized flavours with a spicy hop aroma create a beer to really get your teeth into.

Wychwood Hobgoblin – 4.5% ABV

A powerful, full-bodied, copper-red, well balanced brew. Strong in roasted malt with a moderate bitterness and a slight fruity character.

Wychwood Hobgoblin Gold – 4.2% ABV

The combination of four hop varieties and an infusion of wheat and malted barley has resulted in the perfect golden beer with a huge hop punch.

Wainwright Fusion 4 – 4% ABV

A new Autumn beer.  Complex citrus, herbal and tropical flavours from a quartet of cutting edge hops.

 

 

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