Ales

We stock a selection of local and award winning bottled Welsh Ales and we are introducing a range of Ales from around the UK.

Pembrokeshire Ales:

Caffle Brewery:

Darker Side of Pale: Well hopped ale made with a selection of American hops 4.4% Alc Vol

Drop Squint: A pale ale made from a traditional blend of British malts and hops 5.2% Alc Vol

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Skaddly Pluck:An IPA made using a blend of hops to give a distinctive hoppy, citrus flavour 4.8% Alc Vol>The name is a Pembrokeshire saying for a mad scramble to collect nuts, sweets or coins thrown into a crow.

In The Grip:A clean red ale with a light caramel finish4.7% Alc Vol>Try to pass on a Pembrokeshire lane, too close and you’re in the grip- the narrow part between the road and the ditch

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Tenby Brewing Co:

barefoot-blondeClean, crisp and beautifully Blonde. Pale ale and lager malts are used in the mash before single hopping with cascade, and infusing with Thai Lime leaves. Full of character yet light and easy drinking, Real beer doesn’t get more refreshing than this!

 

pembrokeshire-promiseAn easy drinking and moreish example, putting the special back into ESB’s (extra special bitter), hints of caramel woven in complex grain, balanced with mellow bitter hops ……. sit back and have a real beer, because who knows when they’re going to turn up!

 

west-coast-rocks“WC Rocks” is a term used by local kite surfers, celebrating the quality of west coast wind and swell. Jump in and you’ll find a thirst quenching malt body and undercurrents of spiced blackberry. At 3.8%abv, a great session beer so you can get back out in the surf with a clear(ish!) head… it’s a hard life, WC Rocks!….

 

black-flagThe ‘Black flag’, otherwise known as ‘the jolly roger’ was raised to identify a pirate ship to their prey in order for them to have a chance to surrender. Black flag porter is full of character with notes of coffee and chocolate and just a touch of vanilla spiced rum!

 

 

 

Seren Brewery:

Other Welsh Ales:

Otley Brewery:

Who are Otley?

Otley is a family, we don’t originate from Otley in Yorkshire but a south Wales town called Pontypridd, three brothers, one cousin and one son. An ex fashion photographer, two licensees one ex-builder and a barman from Ibiza. One thing we all shared apart from our name, a passion for great beer!

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Tudor Brewery:

blorengeBlorenge Golden Ale: 500ml bottle 3.8% vol

A light, pale ale with a fresh citrus undertone, ideal for lager drinkers if chilled 2 degrees below normal cask temperature.

This is a session beer at 3.8% abv and is the perfect introduction to real ales if never tried previously. Refreshing during the warm summer months on its own, this ale can also be used as the perfect accompaniment to hot spicy dishes.
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Skirrid Welsh Bitter: 500ml bottle 4.2% vol

A full of flavour dark beer at 4.2% abv, ideal for real ale aficionados and lovers of strong flavoursome beer.

The blend of ingredients lend themselves to a hoppy tasting brew that sits well when paired with fish dishes or a beautifully matured real Welsh cheese.

blitzBLITZ 1 330ml bottle 5.0% vol

The new premium beer with a twist to ‘Blitz’ your taste buds.
A real ale flavoured with Pomegranate* and Sherbet.
*Flavouring derived from pomegranate concentrate.

 

 

black rockBlack Rock 500ml bottle 5.6% vol

A smooth dark ale made with chocolate malt that tastes as velvety as it looks. Made for the ‘real’ real ale drinker.
Tudor Brewery is extremely proud of this one!

 

sugar loafSugarloaf Real Ale 500ml bottle 4.8% vol

Sugarloaf is a medium dry beer, full of colour and flavour suited to all tastes.
A rounded full-bodied ale with smooth caramelised undertones, perfect for red meat dishes like beef and steak.

 

ipaTudor IPA 500ml bottle 4.0% vol

A classic IPA, light in colour, with a sharp, hoppy, grapefruit finish. This bottle conditioned IPA is hand crafted in Wales.

 

 

 

Tiny Rebel Brewing Company:

full nelsonOur ‘Maori Pale Ale’ came together after months of experimentation with a very unique hop – Nelson Sauvin from New Zealand. Strong grape flavours are complemented by the sweet Munich malt, making this beer crisp and refreshing.

 

 

 

cwtch-bottleChampion Beer of Britain 2015: Arguably the coolest word on the planet, Cwtch is our very own untraditional Welsh Red Ale. Six malts, two US hops and weeks of Tiny Rebel love and attention go into making this unique beer. Citrus and tropical fruit dominate the taste that is backed up with caramel malts that balance the moderate bitterness. Drinkability & balance makes this beer.

 

 

Monty’s Brewery:

Mantle Brewery:

The Handmade Beer Company:

CWRW SIR GÂR
A rich amber session ale.
Biscuit malt flavours, hints of spice & fruit with a smooth bitter finish. Go on then I’ll have another one.
4.0% ABV

LORD RHYS / SPECIAL BITTER
Deep chestnut in colour, layers of malt flavour, a hint of hop aroma and a balanced bitter finish. Something special for the weekend.
4.5% ABV

PAXTON’S FOLLY / PALE ALE
A classic style Pale Ale, light amber in colour with a malt driven backbone and finished with floral and fruity hop aromas. A classic Bitter.
3.8% ABV

WELSH GOLD
A light refreshing Golden Ale. Great at any time of the year, but perfect for a lazy summer day.  Light on malt flavour with a mix of spicy, floral and citrus aromas.
4.2% ABV

BLACK BART / DARK PORTER
Dark and sumptuous, the rich, roasted coffee and chocolate flavours in our Porter will seduce you in and surround you with it’s warmth.
A proper Cwtch in a glass.
4.7% ABV

DEHEUBARTH – Hoppy Welsh Ale (IPA)
A real kick in the tastebuds, our powerfully hopped IPA style ale which uses 4 different hops to create a punch that will leave you wanting more. Be warned – it’s addictive.
5.6% ABV

WANDERING CLERIC – Belgian Abbey Style Ale
Made with Belgian Malts and fermented with a Belgian Yeast strain, this strong, dark amber coloured ale delivers a delicious spicy and fruity experience.
6.0% ABV

Great Orme Brewery:

 

Purple Moose Brewery:

t_200_0_2734_0___images_stories_pumpclips_SnowdoniaSnowdonia Ale: ABV 3.6%

A delightfully refreshing pale ale brewed with a delicate combination of aromatic hops.Our most popular session beer – the perfect thirst-quencher after a hard day’s walking in the glorious mountains of Snowdonia!

May 2012 – Silver in ‘Bitters’ category, Society of Independant Brewers (SIBA) Wales & West Region Competition 2012

August 2012 – Gold in ‘Bitters’ category, CAMRA Champion Beer of Britain Competition 2012

June 2011 – Silver in ‘Bitters’ category, CAMRA Champion Beer of Wales Competition 2011

 

 

t_200_0_2734_0___images_stories_pumpclips_GlaslynGlaslyn Ale ABV 4.2%

A golden coloured fruity best bitter with a well balanced hoppy finish.Glaslyn Ale takes its name from the Afon Glaslyn, the river which flows from ‘Yr Wyddfa’ (Snowdon) to Porthmadog.

June 2011 – Silver in ‘Best Bitters’ category, CAMRA Champion Beer of Wales Competition 2011

 

 

t_200_0_2734_0___images_stories_pumpclips_DarksideDark Side of the Moose ABV 4.6%

A delicious dark ale with a deep malt flavour from roasted barley and a fruity bitterness from Bramling Cross hops.

Dark Side of the Moose is now very popular and ideally suited to drinkers who have a taste for darker beers.

January 2013 – Bronze in ‘Old Ales & Strong Mild’ category, CAMRA Champion Winter Beer of Britain Competition 2013

    • July 2012 – Silver Medal – International Beer Challenge 2012
    • July 2012 – 3 Star Gold – Great Taste Awards 2012
    • May 2012 – Gold in ‘Porters, Milds, Old Ales & Stouts’ Category, Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) Wales & West Region Competition 2012
    • May 2012 – Silver in ‘Bottled Porters, Milds, Old Ales & Stouts’ Category, Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) Wales & West Region Competition 2012
    • September 2011 – Best Welsh Speciality- Great Taste Awards 2011
    • July 2011 – Bronze Medal – International Beer Challenge2011
    • July 2011 – 3-Star Gold – Great Taste Awards 2011
    • June 2011 – Gold in ‘Old Ales’ category, CAMRA Champion Beer of Wales Competition 2011
    • February 2011 – Bronze Medal – Brewing Industry International Awards 2011