2017's Beers and Ciders

The ales and ciders will be announced as soon as they are known.



An award-winning IPA with smooth malts and a tangy grapefruit finish. This is an unfined beer so will be naturally hazy/cloudy; suitable for vegetarians and vegans.

5.0% ABV
Wind Swept Brewing Company


Dry as a desert. Refreshing as an oasis.

4.1% ABV
Phoenix Brewery


An IPA that is deceptively dark mahogany in colour, cleverly combines tropical and grapefruit notes with a hint of tarry dark maltiness.

5.0% ABV
Boss Brewing Company

Brighton Belle

Pale amber bitter. Fresh floral hop notes, spicy orange, crisp grapefruit and a hint of caramel.

4.6% ABV
Hammerpot Brewery

Crazy Like a Fox

A traditional STYLE English bitter but with Continental malts and a citrus hoppy twist.

4.5% ABV
Totally Brewed

Don't Be Bitter

Bitter with a tropical fruit nose and roast malt flavours.

Eight Is A Wish

Pumpkin spiced amber ale, that is all you need to know!

4.2% ABV
Magpie Brewery

Fall Over

A russet coloured, full malty quaffing ale with a smooth mellow character.

4.5% ABV
Old Mill Brewery

Golden Bitter

A perfect bitter shouldn't focus on any specific characteristics; it's a harmonious blend of ingredient. We've created a smooth, slightly sweet, but bitter ale with a hint of aromatic hops. A lovely drop!

3.6% ABV
Tickety Brew

Golden Grains

Golden, with caramel notes and a good balance of British hops. Brewed to symbolise the pristine beaches of the south coast.

Halfway To Heaven

Auburn/chestnut colour. H2H is well balanced between crisp biscuity maltiness and a citrus and fruit hop character with a hint of bitterness in the finish.

3.5% ABV
Langham Brewery

Hampshire Rose

Rose is a carefully selected blend of Maris Otter and roasted barley. Brewed using four choice hops; Target, Hercules, Nugget and Galena producing a truly hoppy finish.

4.2% ABV
Itchin Valley Brewery
New Alresford

Hop A Doodle Doo

A copper coloured ale, brewed with four malts and three hops. It has a full bodied feel and a delicious fruity hop character.

4.3% ABV
Brewsters Brewery

Hot Dog

A refreshing citrus taste, it is a summer beer that ticks all the right (cool) boxes. So pop on the shorts, light the barbie and lap up the sunshine.

3.9% ABV
Gun Dog Ales
Woodford Halse

Mind Control

A mind bending trio of our favourite aroma hops from the US and New Zealand times two, gives this Double IPA a plethora of fruity, spicy aromas with a hint of pine, all making a mesmerising IPA.

6.9% ABV
Kelham Island Brewery

Moshpit IPA

A refreshing crisp Indian pale ale with strong tropical fruits, cactus and cucumber notes. Made with a rowdy trio of hops Moshpit is balanced with German caramelised barley.

5.6% ABV
Gold Mark Craft Beers

No Escape

Its deep golden colour is achieved with combination of pale crystal and Caramalts, whilst a floral balanced bitterness comes from a combination of Slovenian and American hops.

5.2% ABV
Black Hole Brewery

Orange Pheasant

A golden beer, with the zest of oranges and grapefruit in the aroma.

6.0% ABV
Pheasantry Brewery
East Markham

Pale Ale

A fresh & aromatic single hopped ale bursting with tropical aromas.

4.5% ABV
Crate Brewery

Quack Addict

A deep chestnut beer with a great malty character and spicy mollases and blackcurrant notes from the British hop Jester - one sip and you're hooked!

3.8% ABV
Dancing Duck Brewery

Red Admiral

Dark, red rye ale slightly hopped, with notes of fruit and malt.

4.0% ABV
Woodforde's Brewery


A pale IPA style beer, heavily dry hopped with a multitude of new world hops to give pleasant citrus and apricot flavours.

Sentinel Gold

Sunshine gold body with pleasant peach, citrus aromas and hints of honey and caramel.

4.0% ABV
Sentinel Brewing Company

Sky Diver

Mahogany coloured strong bitter with a malty aftertaste full of character, a very Moreish bitter that belies its strength.

Stout Hearted

STOUT HEARTED is a smooth, dark beer bursting with full bodied rich roast flavours. The maltiness is balanced by our late hopping style, achieving a truly special stout.

4.3% ABV
Yeovil Ales


Amber coloured, initially warming and full bodied with hops and fruitiness that lingers well into the aftertaste.

3.8% ABV
Rudgate Brewery

Village Idiot

This golden beer uses an idiotic amount of fresh hops to create a refreshingly clean bitter beer, with fine pale malt and a touch of wheat for a fine balance.

4.1% ABV
White Horse Brewery


Big Apple

Crafted from vintage bittersweet apple varieties including Tremletts, Dabinett and Somerset Redstreak, Thatchers Big Apple is a traditional cider full of flavour and big on personality.

6.4% ABV
Thatchers Cider

Blackberry Blush

Original Scrumpy and blushed with blackberry juice. Cider and black the natural way. Medium/dry.

4.0% ABV
Millwhites Cider

Captain Cobbler

A new sweeter farmhouse cider. Not sickly sweet but far from dry made from apples rather than concentrate in a slow natural fermentation on the farm.

Chapel Rock

This full strength cider is crafted from a blend of traditional vintage quality cider apples from the West Country. It is full of soft fruity aromas, balanced with a fresh sweet character.

7.4% ABV
Lyme Bay Winery

Dorset Dabinet

A full-bodied medium cider, full of fruity aromas and a rich balanced taste.Very few apples can take on the daunting task of producing a good quality cider all by themselves, but the Dabinett apple can hold its head high as being one of the few to succeed in producing a fantastic single variety cider.

5.0% ABV
Purbeck Cider Company

Farmyard Perry

A light fruity Perry made from proper Perry Pears.

4.5% ABV
Farmer Jims
Newtown Abbott

Hazy Rays

A deliciously light, fruity and moreish fresh pressed hazy cider. This best seller carries an abundant appley aroma to the nose. With more than a hint of citrus and berry delicately balanced against the apple sweetness on the palate, Hazy Rays is the perfect refreshing session drink for those lazy summer days.

3.9% ABV
Hogans Cider

Navel Gazer

When first inhaling the aroma of the aptly-named Orchard Pig Navelgazer the initial tannin character suggests old trees,ripe apples, and your favourite shady spot in a corner of the orchard. It gives way to distinctive savoury, sherry notes with the initial taste fully delivering on the promised cider richness with tropical grapefruit and pineapple flavours,delivering a clean, citrus tingle on the finish.

6.0% ABV
Orchard Pig
West Bradley


A real apple cider infused with tart Rhubarb and blended with vanilla for a smooth session cider.

4.0% ABV
Snails Bank Cider
Bishops Frome

Rosie's Pig

Rosie's Pig is an easy drinking cloudy cider with a fresh apple flavour with hints of citrus and spice.

4.8% ABV
Westons Cider

Strawberry Cider

A sweet berry burst which sublimely compliments the refreshing bite of apple in this moreish, juicy cider.

4.0% ABV
Lilleys Cider Barn

Whisky Cask

A flavoursome cider made potent in the oak of a Glen Moray whisky cask with lingering tastes to be savoured. A gentle whisky flavour initially intermingles with subtle, medium dry cider, giving way to the distinctive full bodied flavour of the cask; finishing overtones of whisky.

6.9% ABV
Thistly Cross Cider

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