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. Youngs Courage Light Ale 24x 275ml Case
    £22.99

    A popular light ale with all the characteristics you'd expect from Wells & Young. It's light, crisp and refreshing. Enjoy...
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  2. Iron Maiden Trooper Ale 8x 500ml
    £1.99

    Developed by Iron Maiden singer and avid ale fan Bruce Dickinson, this premium bitter is rich in malt flavours and notes of citrus. Bobec, Goldings and Cascade hops offer a hint of...
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  3. Eagle Brewery Banana Bread Ale 8x 500ml
    £14.99

    Formerly known as Wells Banana Bread, this ale charms the nose with distinct banana aromas tempered by notes of grass and lemon. This foreshadows a palate of peppery hops and a lingering dry...
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  4. Einstok Icelandic White Ale Icelandic Wheat Beer 330ml Bottle

    Brewed with centuries-old Belgian tradition, Einstok White Ale features the complex orange peel and coriander flavours of a classic wheat beer and delivers a cool smoothness thanks to pure Icelandic...
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  5. Newcastle Brown Ale 12x 550ml
    £22.99

    The so-called "One and Only" brown ale is a huge name in the beer world. Hailing from the industrial North East of England, Newcastle Brown is nutty and malty with a sweet...
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  6. McEwans Champion Ale 8x 500ml
    £21.99

    McEwan's Champion Ale is a strong, complex, chestnut-coloured ale. Aromas of syrup and toffee roll into a bittersweet...
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  7. Youngs Special London Ale 8x500ml
    £16.99

    Youngs Special London Ale is the UK’s No.1 bottle conditioned ale. Rich with hops and malts, a lovely golden ale with a refreshing...
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  8. Hoegaarden Wheat Beer 24x 330ml
    £29.99

    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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  9. Marstons Owd Rodger Ale 8x 500ml
    £19.99

    Brewed using malted barley, whole leaf English aroma hops and well water, Owd Rodger offers an explosion of rich fruit flavours with a dry bittersweet...
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  10. Courage Director Traditionally Brewed Ale 8x 500ml
    £13.99

    This premium cask ale has a strong following throughout the country. Courage Directors was originally brewed exclusively for the Directors of the Alton brewery, but following public demand, the beer was made available to the public. It is...
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  11. Wychwood 6 Beers Of Character 6x 500ml
    £12.99

    A superb mixed case of beers inspired by the myths & legends of the world brought to you by the devilishly wonderful Wychwood Brewery. This case contains a bottle of each of the following; Hobgoblin Gold, Arrowaine Ale, Dr Thirsty's no.4,...
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  12. Brewdog Punk IPA Scottish IPA India Pale Ale 12x 330ml Case
    £18.99

    Punk IPA is a transatlantic fusion Indian Pale Ale that is made using New Zealand & American Hops. This modern IPA has a taste of tropical fruits and light caramel that is refreshing and full flavoured. One taste of this IPA will leave you...
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  13. Marstons 61 Deep Ale 8x 500ml
    £14.99

    61 Deep. Newest brew on the Burton block. 61 metres. That's the depth of the well at the Brewery that gives this refreshing pale ale its name. The five American and Australian hops give it its fresh, zesty aroma, whilst the tropical fruit...
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  14. Timothy Taylors Landlord Ale 8x 500ml Bottle Case
    £17.49

    Timothy Taylor's Landlord is a traditional English bitter boasting an attractive amber colour, a hoppy-citrus aroma and a lingering hoppy...
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  15. Shepherd Neame Spitfire Ale 8x 500ml
    £12.99

    First brewed to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, Spitfire is a bold, amber-coloured ale with a distinctly hoppy flavour and sweet toffee...
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