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. Hoegaarden Wheat Beer 6x 750ml
    £22.99

    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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Duvel Ale 12x 330ml
    £34.99

    A bottle-conditioned golden-coloured ale that combines Pilsner malts and Bohemian hops. Best enjoyed chilled with discerning friends or good-looking...
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  6. 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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  7. Chimay Red Cap Trappist Ale 24x 330ml
    £54.99

    A Trappist beer celebrated for its appealing coppery colour and faint aroma of...
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  8. 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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  9. Houblon Chouffe Dobbelen IPA Tripel 24x 330ml Case
    £74.99

    An outstanding IPA that is a near perfect balance of fruit and bitterness by the use of three hops. It is an unfiltered beer that referments in the barrel and then the bottle. Goes down amazing well with European...
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  10. 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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  11. Leffe Rituel 9° Ale 24x 330ml
    £69.99

    With subtle notes of bitterness and fruity aromas, Leffe Rituel 9 Ale is a character rich beer. A heady full mouthful is guaranteed with every bottle....
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  12. 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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  13. Chimay White Cap Trappist Ale 24x 330ml
    £64.99

    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. Delirium Tremens Ale 24x 330ml Case
    £77.99

    An award-winning golden ale from Belgium, Delirium Tremens crams a fluffy heady, citrus flavours and a chewy mouthfeel into a remarkably svelte...
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  15. St Bernardus Pater 6 Belgian Abbey Dubbel Ale 330ml
    £46.29

    The absolute top quality in the hierarchy of the St. Bernardus beers, Abt 12 is dark and rich with a thick, flavour-laden head. Notes of fig and raisins ring out before a bitter aftertaste that lasts all day...
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