DARK

BITTER / STOUT / PORTERS

Below is a selection of our expanding range of darker beers.
All beers are subject to availability, what is shown does not reflect what we have in stock but instead to show you what kind of beers we brew, so do please do get in touch.

BITTER / 3.9% BITTER / CORE

Teak in appearance and brewed using a select blend of five malts. Saaz, Magnum, Bullion and Goldings hops give this true Bitter an initial citrus aroma that gives way to a full palate and a dry, bitter finish.

THE TIME IS RYE / 4.1% RYE MILD

A blend of Crystal, Chocolate and Rye malts have produced a dark chestnut coloured mild. Whilst slightly bitter, flavours of honey and blackcurrant can be found from Goldings and Bramling Cross hops.

STEADY STATE / 4.2% BEST BITTER

A blend of chocolate and crystal malts give a smooth caramel and toffee flavour, whilst the East Kent Goldings and Willamette hops bring a floral and sweet aroma with a hint of elderberry.

OLD MILL / 4.2% STOUT

Smooth and creamy, made with roasted malts giving a chocolaty taste. Unfined (V/Ve)

DO YOU KNOW THE MUFFIN MAN? / 4.5% GINGERBREAD PORTER

Do you know the muffin man is brewed using pale, crystal, oat, chocolate and wheat malts to create this flavoursome gingerbread porter? The Bullion hop imparts flavours and aromas of dark fruit and spice lending well to this brew. Homemade ginger root extract gives a pleasant tickle on the tongue and added lactose provides a smooth and creamy finish and mouthfeel. Unfined (V)

1848 / 4.8 STOUT / CORE

Creamy, made with roasted malts giving a taste of chocolate and liquorice. Northern Brewer hop gives a pleasantly bitter finish. Unfined (V/Ve)

MOO MOO / 4.9% MILK PORTER

A blend of Chocolate and Dark Crystal malts gives this Porter a superb silky dark appearance. The East Kent Goldings hop brings an earthy and honey flavour to the beer, organic cocoa adds a wonderful depth of chocolate and lactose gives a velvety milky texture and mouthfeel, all rounded off with Madagascan vanilla. (V)

BLANTYRE / 5.0% RUBY

Blantyre, a robust Ruby ale, is brewed using Yorkshire water, quality malts and single hopped with the British hop Bramling Cross. This assertive, well rounded hop brings a wonderful balance to the rich malty tones. Earthy spicy aromas present first, followed with flavours of fruity blackcurrant and spice, finishing with a smooth bitterness at the end.

IBA / 5.5% INDIAN BROWN ALE

Super smooth, gorgeous mid to dark brown ale with a brilliant shiny appearance. Brewed using a blend of roast barley, chocolate malt and base malt. Hopped with Columbus & Mittlefruh. Aromas of chocolate, coffee and spice with a hint of fruitiness. Flavours of blackcurrant, chocolate and citrus. 

LOCK KEEPER / 5.7% PORTER

A smooth dark Porter. Brown malt gives smoothness, coffee and chocolate tones. Bramling Cross hops adds spice. A true winter porter. Unfined (V/Ve)

SEVEN DIALS / 6.5% BLACK IPA

Vienna and dark malts give a sweet burnt toffee flavour blended with an essence of smooth coffee. A mix of triple hops brings a unique aroma of spice, citrus and pine to this Black IPA. Unfined (V/Ve)