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Real Ales
BreweryBeerABV (%)Tasting Notes
AdnamsSouthwold, SuffolkBroadside4.72003 strong bitter winner; good flavour of fruit, malt & hops
Anglo DutchDewsbury, West YorkshireGhoule & Ghost5.2Pale gold bitter with hoppy aroma
Bank TopBolton, Greater Manchester2 Crosses Challenge4New brew to commemorate charity walk
Bank TopBolton, Greater ManchesterThe Haka4.2Fine bitter brew made with New Zealand hops
BarngatesAmbleside, CumbriaCat Nap3.6Pale bitter with hop aroma & fruity zesty character
BatemansWainfleet, LincolnshireHop Bine Bitter3.6Full bodied amber bitter, well hopped
Bazens'Salford, ManchesterBlack Pig Mild3.6Award winning mild; rich and flavoursome
Bazens'Salford, ManchesterPacific Bitter3.8Complex light-amber beer; maltiness leads to dry bitter finish
BelhavenDunbar, East LothianFruity Partridge5.2Seasonal ale from the Dunbar brewery
BlindmansFrome, SomersetGolden Spring4Golden brew with flowery aroma
BlindmansFrome, SomersetMine Beer4.2New beer from the Somerset brewery
BowlandClitheroe, LancashireAONB Bitter3.7Golden session beer; challenger & brambling cross
BowlandClitheroe, LancashireStout6Classic imperial stout; pure, wicked and satanical
Bryson'sHeyshamShrimpers Stout4.7Chocolate and black malts give the dark colour & rich flavour
Bryson'sHeyshamWammellers Wheat4Very pale lightly hopped English wheat beer
BurtonwoodWarrington, CheshireBitter3.7Refreshing malty beer with dry, hoppy finish
BurtonwoodWarrington, CheshireBlack Parrot4Rare brew; dark but heavily dry hopped
BurtonwoodWarrington, CheshireTop Hat4.8Soft, nutty, malty and pleasantly sweet
CainsLiverpool, Merseyside2008 Ale5Brewed for the City of Culture award
CainsLiverpool, MerseysideDr Duncan IPA3.5Full-flavoured quaffable session ale; subtle hop aroma
CainsLiverpool, MerseysideDragon Heart5Strong brown ale that is complex & fruity in character
CaledonianEdinburghDeuchars IPA3.8Champion Beer of Britain 2002; flavoursome & refreshing
CheritonAlresford, HampshireGreen Light3.3Pale and hoppy; lots of flavour for its gravity
Coach HouseWarrington, CheshireBurns Aulde Sleekit5.5Burns Night special; rich and warming
Coach HouseWarrington, CheshireGinger Nut Premium5Uncompromising strong ginger-ale
Coach HouseWarrington, CheshireGunpowder3.8Dark brown, lightly hopped, malty mild
ConistonConiston, CumbriaBluebird Bitter3.6Champion Beer of Britain 1998; golden hoppy beer with bitter-sweet finish
CottageCastle Cary, SomersetNormans Conquest5Champion Beer of Britain 1995; dark, strong and fruity
Crouch ValeChelmsford, EssexBrewer's Gold42003 Best Bitter Winner; grapefruit and hoppy taste
DarwinSunderland, Tyne & WearDurham Light4Strongly citrus hopped pale ale with fruit aroma
DarwinSunderland, Tyne & WearGhost Ale4.1New brew
DentSedbergh, CumbriaAviator4Medium bodied amber ale with citrus hop aroma
Eastwood & SandersElland, West Yorkshire1872 Porter6.5Rich and fruity like Christmas pudding
Eastwood & SandersElland, West YorkshireBargee3.8Pale bitter with malt, fruit and hoppy character
ElgoodsWisbech, CambridgeshireThin Ice4.7Hop and orange aroma leads to a good bitter finish
EllandElland, West YorkshireBeyond the Pale4.2Pale golden bitter with intense citrus flavour
Exe ValleyExeter, DevonDevon Dawn4.5Brewed to meet the Dawn of the New Year
ExmoorTaunton, SomersetExmoor Gold4.5Yellow/gold, sweet and hoppy; a BBBB favourite
Facer'sSalford, ManchesterCrabtree4.3Golden yellow with a rich smooth full-fruit palate
Goose EyeKeighley, West YorkshireBalm Pot3.8Golden, citrus-hoppy quaffing ale with a dry finish
GrainstoreOakham, RutlandTen Fifty5Full bodied, tawny brew that is hoppy and fruity to the end
GrainstoreOakham, RutlandWinter Nip7.2Winter ale from the Oakham brewery
HambletonRipon, North YorkshireNightmare5Highly regarded strong, roast-malt flavoured brew
HarviestounAlva, ClackmannanshireBitter and Twisted4.2Reigning 2003 Champion Beer of Britain; pale, hoppy with citrus bite
HarviestounAlva, ClackmannanshireSchiehallion4.8Scottish cask lager; floral hoppiness with malty/bitter taste
HawksheadKendal, CumbriaBest Bitter4.2Malty, full-bodied English bitter ale with spicy aroma
HawksheadKendal, CumbriaRed4.6Red, rich, malty and dry
Hesket NewmarketHesket Newmarket, CumbriaDoris' 90th4.3Golden brown with barley-sugar and caramel
Hesket NewmarketHesket Newmarket, CumbriaHelvellyn Gold4.1New mountainous beer
Hook NortonBanbury, OxfordshireBest Bitter3.4Epitome of a session beer; hoppy and distinctive
Hook NortonBanbury, OxfordshireDouble Stout4.8Dark red-brown with masses of roast malt flavour
Hop BackSalisbury, WiltshireSummer Lightning5Fresh, hoppy aroma with intense bitterness; a classic
HydesSalford, Greater ManchesterHunky Dory4.8Warming premium ale with floral after palate
Isle of SkyePortree, Isle of SkyeHebridean Gold4.3Superb golden beer, brewed with oats
J.W. LeesMiddleton, ManchesterMoonraker (Cask)6.5Reddish brown strong beer with strong malty, fruity aroma
J.W. LeesMiddleton, ManchesterVulcan4.1Sparkling, clear wheat beer with a hint of spice; named after the bomber
JarrowJarrow, Tyne & WearVenerable Beade4.5New brew from the Robin Hood Inn
JenningsCockermouth, CumbriaCumberland Ale4Creamy, amber, malty brew
MoorhousesBurnley, LancashireBlack Cat3.4Champion Beer of Britain 2000 (the only mild to win); dark, rich and tasty
MoorhousesBurnley, LancashireFawcetts Favour3.5New beer named after last Moorhouse family member
MoorhousesBurnley, LancashirePendle Witches Brew5.1Sweetish beer with a dry bitter finish; a BBBB favourite
MoorhousesBurnley, LancashirePride of Pendle4.1Well balanced with a dry satisfying finish
MordueNorth Shields, Tyne & WearWorkie Ticket4.5Champion Beer of Britain 1997; complex tasty beer with lots of malt
OakhamPeterborough, CambridgeshireJHB3.8Champion Beer of Britain 2001; bold, floral, grassy-hop, kiwi fruit taste
OakleafGosportSquirrels Delight4.4Mid-coloured bitter; easy drinking and moreish
OrkneyStromness, OrkneySkull Splitter8.5Champion Beer of Britain (Winter) 2001; intense velvet malt with nutmeg and spice
PhoenixHeywood, Greater ManchesterArizona4.1Yellow colour with fruit and citrus hop; short dry aftertaste
PhoenixHeywood, Greater ManchesterNavvy3.8Full malty brew with a delicate hop flavour
PhoenixHeywood, Greater ManchesterWhite Monk4.5Very pale, very hoppy with great mouthfeel and delicious finish
PhoenixHeywood, Greater ManchesterWobbly Bob6BBBB classic; red/brown with malty, fruity aroma and flavour
RobinsonsStockport, CheshireOld Tom8.5Former Winter Champion Beer of Britain; rich ale with malt fruit and chocolate
Sarah HughesDudley, West MidlandsDark Ruby Mild6Classic dark ruby strong mild; enjoy
St PetersBungay, SuffolkElderberry Fruit4.7Rare English fruit beer on wheat base
St PetersBungay, SuffolkOrganic Best Bitter4.1Made with Chariot malted barley and Hallertauer hops
TheakstonMasham, North YorkshireOld Peculier5.7Full-bodied dark-brown strong ale
Timothy TaylorKeighley, West YorkshireLandlord4.3Champion Beer of Britain 1994 & 1999; classic pale ale with dry finish
Timothy TaylorKeighley, West YorkshirePorter3.8Sweet caramel flavour balanced by fruity bitterness
Wensleydale LidstonesLeyburn, North YorkshireRawlpindi IPA5Citrus flavour dominates both aroma and palate
Wensleydale LidstonesLeyburn, North YorkshireRowley Mild3.2Voted best mild in 2003; chocolate and toffee lead to rich taste

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Ciders
BrewABV (%)FromType
Bin Laden's Downfall10SomersetSpicy
Broadoak Moonshine (8.4%)8.4SomersetCider - Medium
Crossmans Prime Farmhouse Cider - Sweet (Draught)6SomersetCider
Hancocks6DevonCider - Dry
Newtons6.5HerefordshireMedium
Sams6DevonSweet
Sheppy's6SomersetDry
Suicider Rum Flavoured9.5DevonDry
West Croft Medium Cider / Janets Jungle Juice6SomersetApple Cider

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Draught Beers
BeerTypeABV (%)Country
Ceres Red ErikStrong Red Lager6.5Denmark
Cruzcampo Premium LagerPale Lager - North Am. / Light5Spain
De Koninck AntoonBlonde6Belgium
Erdinger DunkelDunkelweizen5.6Germany
Erdinger WeissbierGerman Hefeweizen5.3Germany
Faxe PremiumLager4.6Denmark
Krombacher PilsClassic German Pilsener4.8Germany
Liefmans Cuvée Brut (Kriekbier)Sour Red/Brown6Belgium
Paulaner Hefe-WeissbierWeissbier - Hefeweizen5.5Germany
Paulaner Original Münchner Hell (Premium Lager)Helles / Dortmunder Export4.9Germany
Pilsner UrquellBohemian Pilsener4.4Czech Republic
WarsteinerLager4.8Germany

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Bottled Beers
BeerTypeABV (%)Country
Boags PremiumLager5Tasmania
Chapeau MirabelleLambic - Fruit3.5Belgium
Chapeau TropicalLambic - Fruit (Banana)3Belgium
Chimay Bleue (Blue)Belgian Strong Ale9Belgium
Chimay Rouge (Red)Abbey Dubbel7Belgium
Chimay Triple / Blanche (White)Abbey Tripel8Belgium
De Troch Fraise LambicLambic - Fruited3.5Belgium
Florisgaarden Chocolat GardenbeerBelgian White (Witbier)4.2Belgium
Florisgaarden HoneyWitbier4.5Belgium
Goose Island Honkers AleBitter4.2USA
Heather Ales Kelpie Seaweed AleTraditional Ale4.4Scotland
Hoegaarden Grand CruGolden Beer8.7Belgium
Liefmans Cuvée Brut (Kriekbier)Sour Red/Brown6Belgium
Negra ModelloDark Beer5.3Mexico
Paulaner OktoberfestPilsner6Germany
PietraVienna6Corsica
Schloss Eggenberg Samichlaus BierDoppelbock14Austria
SinghaPremium Lager5Thailand
Timmermans CassisBlackcurrant4Belgium
Timmermans FramboiseLambic Style - Fruit4Belgium
Timmermans Peche LambicLambic Style - Fruit4Belgium
Tsing TaoPremium Lager4.8China
TuskerPale Lager4.2Kenya
ZywiecLager5.7Poland

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