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. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. Marston's Lancaster Bomber English Bitter 500ml Bottle
    £14.99

    A multi-award winning English bitter, Lancaster Bomber is full-bodied with a malty aroma and warm...
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  5. Marstons Old Empire IPA 8x 500ml
    £15.99

    Old Empire is brewed using Optic malt, a subtle and paler grain that will allow other flavours to come through on the palate. Goldings and Fuggles hops are added to this brew, which is then late hopped with the American Cascade variety for...
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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. Timothy Taylor's Boltmaker Ale 8x 500ml
    £15.99

    A genuine Yorkshire bitter, Timothy Taylor's Boltmaker is overflowing with maltiness and loaded with hoppy aromas and tasting notes. The bitter of choice for all discerning bitter drinkers, this wonderful beer has been winning awards since...
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  9. Marstons Golden Ales Pack 6x 500ml
    £11.99

    Golden Ales are easy drinking and refreshing and this selection represents six of the best examples. Containing; Ringwood Boondoggle Blonde Ale, Hobgoblin Gold Ale, Marstons EPA Pale Ale, Brakspear Oxford Gold Beer, Wainwright Golden Beer,...
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  10. Marstons Pedigree Ale 8x 500ml Case
    £14.99

    Brewed in Oak Casks, Pedigree is a classic English Pale Ale that is the only remaining brew to be produced from the Burton water well. A distinct flavour that is reminiscent of home baking, with spicy hops, juicy malts and a hint of...
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  11. 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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  12. Marstons Classic Ales of England 6x 500ml Mixpack
    £11.49

    The Classic Ales Pack takes you on a journey through England with some of the best ales England has to offer. Experience the difference flavours and aromas from all over the country finding out which part of England suit your ale buds...
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