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, Fauquets Valley & Scallywag Still ciders are now in the cellar.  Available throughout the Summer season.   Westons and Thatchers available all year round.

Draught Lagers: Breda, Liberation Blonde, Carling, and Staropramen.

Bottled Lagers:  Corona, Budweiser, San Miguel, 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.

 

AUGUST 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.

Banks’s Park Life – 3.9% ABV Wolverhampton

Deep golden beer offering bold zesty refreshment.

Banks’s Amber Bitter – 3.8% ABV

Deep gold in colour, Banks’s Amber Bitter is an outstanding example of classic English ale.  A bitter that resonates with tangy and refreshing flavours.

Brakspear Oxford Gold – 4% ABV Witney, Oxfordshire

This beer has a remarkable zesty aroma, with a full fruity flavour and golden colour.

Fullers London Pride – 4.1% ABV

Well balanced smooth best bitter with orange citrus fruit, malt and hops in aroma and flavour, which lingers into a slightly bitter aftertaste.  Honey and toffee develop as the beer matures.

Jennings Cumberland – 4% ABV Cumbria

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 quality golden bitter with classic hop flavour and aroma.

Jennings Hop Commotion – 4.1% ABV

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

Jennings Snecklifter – 5.1% ABV

A highly flavoursome beer with compelling characteristics.  Amber and chocolate malts enhance the complex flavours of this beer.

Mansfield Bitter – 3.9% ABV

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

Ringwood Razorback – 3.8% ABV Hampshire

A delicate easy drinking beer with a delicious malt flavour balance by a tangy, citrus hoppiness.  Perfect for all palates.

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 Pedigree – 4.5% ABV

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

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 Hoppleganger – 4.4% ABV

An aroma of exotic fruits paired with a refreshing citrus hop hit.

Wainwright Sharp Intake – 4% ABV

Invigorating pale blonde ale with a tantalizing lemon taste.

 

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