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 and Black Sheep. Others make an appearance too! Order a polypin for Christmas from the Ringwood range of beers.
Ciders: Local ciders from The Rocquette Cider Company. Westons and Thatchers available all year round.
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.
Mulled wine: Available on those chilly winter evenings.
DECEMBER 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.
Liberation Christmas Ale – 4.8% ABV
Easy drinking dark beer brewed in the Channel Islands. Not overly spicy but imitates the flavours of a Christmas pudding with a light bitter finish.
Brakespear Oxford Gold – 4% ABV
A remarkable zesty brew, with fresh, citrus aromas and a firm fruity flavour.
Butcombe Original Beer – 4% ABV
A classic session beer with a peppery character. Made with only the best Maris Otter malt blended with a variety of English hops. Clean and refreshingly dry flavour.
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 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.
Jennings Pie in the Sky – 4.1% ABV
A robust and full bodied beer. Brewed fro the month of November.
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.
Ringwood Porter XXXX – 4.7% ABV
This delicious porter has finally arrived. Smoothly crafted, ruby beer with a smoky finish.
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 flavoured. Malty, biscuit taste throughout. A balanced everyday beer.
Portobello Brewing Co Market Porter – 4.6% ABV London
This rich and velvety porter will not disappoint. First time at The Cock and Bull.
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.
Thwaites Good Elf – 4.9% ABV
Flavours of clove, orange, ginger and cinnamon. A sweeter ale reminiscent of a good old Christmas pudding. Not overly bitter.
Thwaites Wainwright Fusion 4 – 4% ABV Lancashire
A new Autumn beer. Complex citrus, herbal and tropical flavours from a quartet of cutting edge hops.
Thwaites Wainwright – 4.1% ABV
Unusually refreshing golden ale. Named in honour of the famous fell walker, author and Lancastrian Alfred Wainwright.
Thwaites Original – 3.6% ABV
Glowing amber, clean-dry bitter.
Shipyard Island Time IPA 4.5% ABV
A session IPA built with variety of US hops giving a grapefruit, pine nose and spicy hop finish.