OUR SEASONAL BEERS

We always have two seasonal beers available, these change monthly. Find out more below:

BEERS BY MONTH

Stour Valley Gold, Nethergate Brewery

Red Poll  |  4.2% | Red

From 1st January 2019

A ruby best bitter with liquorice and toffee notes. A fruity and scented aroma with a long dry finish.

Stour Valley Gold, Nethergate Brewery

Hair of the Dog  |  4.1% | Chestnut

From 26th December 2018

Well balanced malt and hop flavours, smooth chestnut beer.

Six Nations Glory  |  3.8% | Chestnut

From 21st January 2019

Chestnut brown colour with a white head. Aroma has a nutty and light roasted maltiness with a touch of chocolate.

Wild Fox  |  4.3% | Straw

From 28th January 2019

Deliciously delicate in flavour. Straw coloured beer with distinctive yet elegant hop additions.

Augustinian  |  4.5% | Bronze

From 25th February 2019

A wonderfully smooth drinking premium beer, a hint of Crystal malt and the late addition of Styrian Goldings hops in the boil really gives a continental feel.

Essex Border  |  4.8% | Blonde

From 25th February 2019

A pleasurable golden beer, surprisingly drinking more like a best bitter than it’s strength suggests. Fruity, spicy overtones are noticeable from the start on the nose and palate; whilst at the end the sweet, soft orange notes return, ultimately resulting in a complete well rounded finish.

Bigwigs Brew  |  3.8% | Chestnut

From 8th April 2019

Chestnut brown colour with a white head. Aroma has a nutty and light roasted maltiness with a touch of chocolate.

Green & Pleasant  |  4.1% | Pale

From 25th March 2019

Aromatic pale and golden beer with fresh floral notes and an aroma of lemons.

Mary’s Ruby Mild  |  4.5% | Dark

From 22nd April 2019

A deep ruby mild, the aroma is full to the brim with chocolate, smoke and malty notes with just a hint of hop. The palate is clear and clean, sweetness permeates through the overtones resulting in a warm Goldings finish.

Masterpiece  |  4% | Chestnut

From 22nd April 2019

Inspired by the local famous artist Thomas Gainsborough.

Orange Wheat Beer  |  4.1% | Wheat

From 27th May 2019

An interesting Wheat beer with a orange start and a smooth finish.

Copperhead  |  4% | Copper

From 10th June 2019

A deep copper hoppy beer with grassy aromas and a rounded finish.

Top Serve  |  3.5% | Gold

From 17th June 2019

A Wimbledon special, this golden ale brewed with centennial and equinox hops for the perfect serve.

Lemonhead  |  4% | Amber / Gold

From 24th June 2019

The intriguing union of Lemon and Ginger creates an unmistakable thirst quenching surprise.

Essex Border  |  4.8% | Blonde

From 12th July 2019

A pleasurable golden beer, surprisingly drinking more like a best bitter than it’s strength suggests. Fruity, spicy overtones are noticeable from the start on the nose and palate; whilst at the end the sweet, soft orange notes return, ultimately resulting in a complete well rounded finish.

Harvest Stout  |  4% | Black

From 22nd July 2019

Dark black stout, a full flavour and hopped harvest beer. A reward for life’s labour.

Rugby Ruck  |  3.8% | Chestnut

From 26th August 2019

A smooth chestnut ale with biscuity caramel notes and a citrus floral aroma

Maple Leaf  |  4.3% | Red

From 26th August 2019

Complex hoppy red ale, with flavours of Maple Syrup to savour and sweetness to balance its full taste.

Black Shadow  |  4.7% | Black

From 23rd September 2019

A truly mysterious halloween beer, dark as night and powerfully hoppy throughout.

Saxon Glory  |  4% | Golden

From 23rd September 2019

A rich golden ale with grapefruit flavours. Truly a beer fit for a king.

Augustinian  |  4.5% | Bronze

From 28th October 2019

A wonderfully smooth drinking premium beer, a hint of Crystal malt and the late addition of Styrian Goldings hops in the boil really gives a continental feel.

Monk’s Habit  |  3.7% | Golden

From 28th October 2019

A refreshing easy drinking golden ale with earthy spicy characters.

Red Santa  |  4.2% | Red

From 18th November 2019

A first rate best bitter, using Crystal Rye malt and Boadicea hops for balancing both aroma and bitterness, resulting in a wonderfully crisp, fruity red tipple.

Christmas Mosaic  |  3.5% | Golden

From 18th November 2019

A festive single hopped golden ale.

BEERS BY MONTH

Stour Valley Gold, Nethergate Brewery

Red Poll  |  4.2% | Red

From 1st January 2019

A ruby best bitter with liquorice and toffee notes. A fruity and scented aroma with a long dry finish.

Stour Valley Gold, Nethergate Brewery

Hair of the Dog  |  4.1% | Chestnut

From 26th December 2018

Well balanced malt and hop flavours, smooth chestnut beer.

Six Nations Glory  |  3.8% | Chestnut

From 21st January 2019

Chestnut brown colour with a white head. Aroma has a nutty and light roasted maltiness with a touch of chocolate.

Wild Fox  |  4.3% | Straw

From 28th January 2019

Deliciously delicate in flavour. Straw coloured beer with distinctive yet elegant hop additions.

Augustinian  |  4.5% | Bronze

From 25th February 2019

A wonderfully smooth drinking premium beer, a hint of Crystal malt and the late addition of Styrian Goldings hops in the boil really gives a continental feel.

Essex Border  |  4.8% | Blonde

From 25th February 2019

A pleasurable golden beer, surprisingly drinking more like a best bitter than it’s strength suggests. Fruity, spicy overtones are noticeable from the start on the nose and palate; whilst at the end the sweet, soft orange notes return, ultimately resulting in a complete well rounded finish.

Bigwigs Brew  |  3.8% | Chestnut

From 8th April 2019

Chestnut brown colour with a white head. Aroma has a nutty and light roasted maltiness with a touch of chocolate.

Green & Pleasant  |  4.1% | Pale

From 25th March 2019

Aromatic pale and golden beer with fresh floral notes and an aroma of lemons.

Mary’s Ruby Mild  |  4.5% | Dark

From 22nd April 2019

A deep ruby mild, the aroma is full to the brim with chocolate, smoke and malty notes with just a hint of hop. The palate is clear and clean, sweetness permeates through the overtones resulting in a warm Goldings finish.

Masterpiece  |  4% | Chestnut

From 22nd April 2019

Inspired by the local famous artist Thomas Gainsborough.

Orange Wheat Beer  |  4.1% | Wheat

From 27th May 2019

An interesting Wheat beer with a orange start and a smooth finish.

Copperhead  |  4% | Copper

From 10th June 2019

A deep copper hoppy beer with grassy aromas and a rounded finish.

Top Serve  |  3.5% | Gold

From 17th June 2019

A Wimbledon special, this golden ale brewed with centennial and equinox hops for the perfect serve.

Lemonhead  |  4% | Amber / Gold

From 24th June 2019

The intriguing union of Lemon and Ginger creates an unmistakable thirst quenching surprise.

Essex Border  |  4.8% | Blonde

From 12th July 2019

A pleasurable golden beer, surprisingly drinking more like a best bitter than it’s strength suggests. Fruity, spicy overtones are noticeable from the start on the nose and palate; whilst at the end the sweet, soft orange notes return, ultimately resulting in a complete well rounded finish.

Harvest Stout  |  4% | Black

From 22nd July 2019

Dark black stout, a full flavour and hopped harvest beer. A reward for life’s labour.

Rugby Ruck  |  3.8% | Chestnut

From 26th August 2019

A smooth chestnut ale with biscuity caramel notes and a citrus floral aroma

Maple Leaf  |  4.3% | Red

From 26th August 2019

Complex hoppy red ale, with flavours of Maple Syrup to savour and sweetness to balance its full taste.

Black Shadow  |  4.7% | Black

From 23rd September 2019

A truly mysterious halloween beer, dark as night and powerfully hoppy throughout.

Saxon Glory  |  4% | Golden

From 23rd September 2019

A rich golden ale with grapefruit flavours. Truly a beer fit for a king.

Augustinian  |  4.5% | Bronze

From 28th October 2019

A wonderfully smooth drinking premium beer, a hint of Crystal malt and the late addition of Styrian Goldings hops in the boil really gives a continental feel.

Monk’s Habit  |  3.7% | Golden

From 28th October 2019

A refreshing easy drinking golden ale with earthy spicy characters.

Red Santa  |  4.2% | Red

From 18th November 2019

A first rate best bitter, using Crystal Rye malt and Boadicea hops for balancing both aroma and bitterness, resulting in a wonderfully crisp, fruity red tipple.

Christmas Mosaic  |  3.5% | Golden

From 18th November 2019

A festive single hopped golden ale.