IN THE CELLAR
We have a wide range of real ales from a variety of sources that we offer. You will find that we change our range frequently and you will be able to keep track of it all here.
Dark & Fruity
Rich fruitcake aromas – almonds, zest and conserved fruit. A wonderful balance of malt and hop flavours. A pint to savour. An easy drinking pint rich in flavour.
Ballards - Wild
Dark & Fruity
A blend of Midhurst Mild and Wassail, this porter combines the dark smoky aromas of our Mild with the rich fruity flavours of Wassail. A warming beer for chilly evenings in spring or autumn. Won Gold in Porter category at S.E. SIBA Brewing Competition 2008.
CRAFT BEER - Meantime - Cali Pale Ale
Pale & Fruity
Pale ale, Southern California style: rounded flavours of barley, bread and honey get a sunny glow from the strawberry, tangerine and tropical fruit notes of the USA’s West Coast hops, and a hint of pine resin aroma from dry-hopping during maturation. Add East Anglian pale malt and you’ve got a sessionable, golden pale ale with a slight peppery bitterness.
CRAFT LAGER - Guinness Hop House 13
Golden & Refreshing
A crisp and full-flavoured lager with subtle malty notes and fresh hop aromas with hints of Apricot and Peach.
Aroma: Light and hoppy with floral and citrus notes
Flavour: Full flavoured lager, hoppy with hints of peach and apricot
Palate: Lively palate, crisp and refreshing taste
THE STORY OF GUINNESS® HOP HOUSE 13 LAGER
Named after an early 1900’s hop store building at St. James’s Gate where hops are still stored, Hop House 13 is a double-hopped lager made with Irish barley and aromatic hops and continues the 256 years of heritage and brewing excellence at St. James’s Gate.
CRAFT LAGER Sharps - Cornish Pilsner
Pale & Smooth
TASTE NOTE: Pilsner is a pale straw beer with a herbal lemon aroma. In the mouth the beer is crisp and light with clean fruit notes. The finish is brisk and refreshing leaving a dry citrus linger.
AWARDS: International Beer Challenge (Tasting) Bronze 2016 , International Beer Challenge Bronze 2016, International Beer Challenge Silver (Tasting) 2013, International Beer Challenge Silver (Tasting) 2014, Taste of the West Award Silver 2014, World Beer Awards Best Pilsner 2013, World Beer Cup Bronze 2014, World's Best Lager at World Beer Awards Gold 2013
Long Man Brewery - Old Man
Dark & Complex
This original dark beer has soft malt notes of coffee and chocolate that combine
with a pleasant light hoppiness to create a rich, full tasting Old Ale of times gone by.
Fullers - London Pride
Brown & Malty
Known and loved for its distinctive, rounded flavour, London Pride is the award-winning beer for which Fuller's is most famous. In recent years its popularity has grown to the extent that it is now Britain's leading premium ale: a welcome fixture in many pubs and off licences around the country, and now winning new friends abroad.
Greene King - Abbot Ale
Brown & Malty
Hailed by the late beer writer Michael Jackson as "one of the great characters of the beer world", Abbot Ale is brewed for quality of the highest order. Abbot is an irresistible ale with masses of fruit characters, a malty richness and superb hop balance. It is brewed longer to a unique recipe, which makes it the full-flavoured, smooth and mature beer it is today.
Harveys - Sussex Best
Brown & Hoppy
A superbly balanced session bitter with a prominent hop character. Our most famous and popular brand - it makes up over 90% of our total brewing capacity. Winner of the Champion Best Bitter of Britain title at CAMRA's Great British Beers Festival in 2005 and 2006. First brewed as recently as 1955
Sharps - Atlantic
Golden & Fruity
The Beer in brief: Atlantic is a modern pale ale that captures the essence of Sharp's home on the rugged north coast of Cornwall. It is brewed with Sharp's trademark precision to give complexity, subtlety and a cleanness of palate while showcasing the fresh citrus flavours of New World hops. All in, a beautifully refreshing pale ale. Deep golden in Colour, Atlantic has a vibrant fruity aroma redolent of lime zest to mango. The flavour is harmonious balance of barley sugar and grapefruit with a refreshingly crisp citrus linger.
Malt: Pale Ale and Low Colour Caramalt
Hops: Cascade, Aurora, Citra, Simcoe
Aroma: Citrus and tropical fruits, fresh hops and candyfloss
Flavour: Delicate sweetness with a fruity succulence and citrus spice to the fore
Finish: Clean with a hoppy linger
Food pairing: Works brilliantly with grilled meats or mild cheese. Excellent as an aperitif.