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. Greene King IPA Golden Ale/Blonde Ale 8x 500ml
    £13.99

    A refreshing ale with a clean, bitter finish. Owes its spicy notes and tropical fruit aroma to late-stage hopping. The perfect accompaniment to pasta and...
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  2. Brakspear Oxford Gold Golden Ale 8x 500ml
    £14.89

    Brakspear Oxford Gold is a superb golden ale brewed using pale and crystal malts and Fuggles, Goldings and Styrian hops. Its zesty aroma makes it perfect for sunsets and...
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  3. Greene King IPA India Pale Ale 8x500ml
    £12.99

    A refreshing ale brewed with Challenger and First Gold hops to ensure a clean, uncomplicated finish. Especially quaffable as an accompaniment to curries and other spicy...
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  4. Bombardier Amber Ale 500ml
    £14.49

    Bombardier Glorious English is a popular premium ale notable for its burnt ruby colour, peppery aromas and palate of tangy hops and...
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  5. Greene King IPA Reserve Strong Ale 8x 500ml
    £14.99

    This darker ale combines citrus notes with the herbal overtones of Styrian Golding hops to create a dry, bitter finish. Pair with rich foods such as casseroles and...
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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. Bombardier Gold Ale 500ml
    £15.99

    A blend of fine malts, hops and natural mineral water produces this instantly refreshing beer. Zesty aromas waken the senses, leading to a dry, crisp flavour with more than a hint of citrus on the palate and a smooth lasting...
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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. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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