Our Stock Beers

We have three staple brews usually available, regular retro-style beers often available, and quite a repertoire of monthly special recipes that we create from time to time. All our beers are double-dropped during fermentation in the traditional way for improved clarity and flavour. Please read on for tasting notes for our stock beer.

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Colchester No.1

1042 og, ABV 4.1%

A classic english best bitter, copper in colour. Whole leaf Boadicea hops for flavour and the definitive aroma of East Kent Goldings.

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1040.5 og, ABV 3.9%

A superb golden session beer, with enormous balance and depth of flavour and a long floral, spicy finish.

Silver Medal - SIBA blind tasting 2012

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Red Diesel

1043.5 og, ABV 4.2%

Red best bitter, well balanced with a long rich finish.

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All stock beers are always available in Kilderkins (18 gallons, 144 pints) and Firkins (9 gallons, 72 pints). We also supply Pins - poly pins (34 pints), demi pins (18 pints), for which we respectfully request 24 hours notice. We also regularly have a bottling run to supply these beers in 500ml NRB bottles.

Please also see our Retro Beer list and our Special Monthly Brews.