Ales & Bitters

Enjoy our selection of a brown ale, IPA, golden ale or APA, including well loved brewers such as Wychwood, Brewdog Wells, Fullers, Newcastle Brown and many more.

Ale is a type of beer brewed from malted barley using a warm-fermentation with a strain of brewers' yeast. The yeast will ferment the beer quickly, giving it a sweet, full bodied and fruity taste.

Most ales contain hops, which help preserve the beer and impart a bitter herbal flavour that balances the sweetness of the malt. Each ale has its own unique characteristic, but they are most commonly brewed in England’s rich and brewing heritage and tend to be fruity, hoppy and with complex flavours. Perfect match: red meats, stews and cheese. Ale is warmer, more robust and more complex than lager

Bitter is the English term for a pale ale. Bitters vary in colour from gold to dark amber and in strength from 3% to 7% alcohol by volume.

Fact: There are various different types of ale;Brown Ale,Pale Ale (often known as a bitter), Indian Pale Ale (IPA), Golden Ale, Scotch Ale,American Pale Ale (APA),Belgian Ale,Old Ale to name a few.

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  1. Hoegaarden Wheat Beer 24x 330ml
    £32.99

    Belgian wheat beer that is naturally cloudy and richly aromatic with orange peel, coriander and spice. Simultaneously sweet and sour, with a subtle spiced-citrus...
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  2. Vedett Extra Blond Lager 24x 330ml
    £43.99

    Vedett Extra Blond is somewhat a cult beer. An oldtimer brew that has been rejuvanted. Yet it is light, well hoppy and premium with hints of fruits and sweet malts. Follow the trend and you'll love...
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  3. Meantime London Pale English Ale 24x 330ml 4.3%
    £39.59

    Brewed with generous helpings of American Cascade and Centennial hops for citrus notes and Kentish Goldings for bitterness, Meantime Pale Ale promises a complex, grassy nose and deep fruity...
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  4. Chimay Blue Cap Trappist Ale 24x 330ml
    £80.99

    A famous dark Trappist beer with a powerful aroma and complex flavour that improves over the...
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  5. Brewdog Punk IPA India Pale Ale Can 330ml
    £37.99

    This light, golden classic has been subverted with new world hops to create an explosion of flavour. Bursts of caramel and tropical fruit with an all-out riot of grapefruit, pineapple and lychee, precede a spiky bitter...
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  6. Brewdog Dead Pony Club American Pale Ale 24x 330ml Cans
    £36.99

    A truly hoppy west coast ale. Dead Pony American Pale Ale has been crafted using an insane amount of West Coast U.S.A hops that deliver a powerful zesty, citrus aroma and a hoppy taste. With its hoppy tropical fruit taste and light body...
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  7. La Chouffe Blonde Beer 24x 330ml Case
    £69.99

    An unfiltered blond beer which is refermented both in the bottle and in barrels. It is pleasantly fruity, spiced with coriander and tinged with...
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  8. Einstok American Pale Ale 330ml
    £53.99

    Einstok Icelandic Pale Ale unites the brewing traditions of America and Bavaria and injects it with pure Icelandic water. Northern Brewery hops bring bitterness while American Cascade hops bring hoppy...
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  9. Duchesse de Bourgogne Ale 24x 330ml
    £63.99

    Duchesse de Bourgogne is a top-fermented auburn ale crafted from a blend of oak-aged beers. Complex yet clean and...
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  10. Chimay Red Cap Trappist Ale 24x 330ml
    £59.99

    A Trappist beer celebrated for its appealing coppery colour and faint aroma of...
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  11. Trappistes Rochefort 10 24x 330ml
    £94.99

    A very impressive dark Trappist beer from the Rochefort monastery. Characterised by notes of strong plum, raisin and blackcurrant with vinous...
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  12. Westmalle Dubbel 24x 330ml
    £53.99

    A much celebrated authentic Trappist ale, Westmalle Dubbel is reddish brown with a malty taste and tangy bitter finish. Undergoes a secondary fermentation in the bottle, so allow time to mature and watch out for...
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  13. Chimay White Cap Trappist Ale 24x 330ml
    £69.99

    A golden-coloured Trappist beer with a dense, creamy head and a sweet finish. Called a Tripel because it is brewed with three times more malt than standard Trappist...
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  14. St Bernardus Prior 8 24x 330ml Case
    £65.99

    As a classic dubbel-style Belgian beer, Prior 8 boasts an alluring dark complexion and a sweet, malty character, with a little dash of pepper at the...
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  15. Einstok Toasted Porter 330ml
    £56.99

    Sinister-looking but easy to drink, Einstok Toasted Porter is rich with toffee and chocolate notes. A superbly full-bodied and robust porter which is smooth on the...
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