Specialist Drinks

We have a number of specialist draught and bottled beers available, our specialist beer menu is included below.  We also have a selection of fruit and country wines as well as Scottish and Irish Whiskys available.

 SPECIALIST BEERS ON DRAUGHT:

Budvar Dark, Czech Republic, 4.7%  
Budvar dark boasts deep flavours of roasted grain, coffee & chocolate understood by a firm hop bitterness.

Liefmans (Mixed Fruit), Belgium, 4.2%  
A fruity pleasantly sweet, sparkling and refreshing beer blended with the juices of strawberry, raspberry, cherry, blueberry and juniper.

Leffe Blonde, Belgium, 6.6%  
The Leffe Abbey overlooks the river Meuse at Dinant in the Wallon region where they made beer until the Napoleonic times, in the 1950's it made the first licencing arrangement thus creating "Abbey Beers". Now it is the best known "Abbey Beer" in Belgium being brewed to the monastic recipe in a commercial brewery. Light bodied for its strength and with a little hoppy dryness at the finish and a spicy clove like aroma.

Budweiser Budvar , Czech Republic, 5.0%  
This Czech brew (please do not confuse with American Bud) is an all malt beer using Pilsner malt and Zatec hops giving a rich malt and vanilla aroma with a clean well balanced palate that is quite sweet for a Czech beer.


Erdinger Heffe Weissbier, Germany, 5.3%  
Top fermented premium wheat beer. Heffe means "added yeast" leading to a hazy appearance. Refreshing and sparkling with a particularly flowery bouquet, hints of apples and cloves lead to a gentle fruity finish.



We will be rotating a new world draft beer keg product, please ask at the bar for details.

SPECIALIST BOTTLED BEERS:

Leffe Brune, Belgium, 6.5%  

A ruby/brown beer with a thick creamy head, intense fruity nose and sumptuous, thick, rich milk chocolate flavours and a malty finish.


Leffe Radieuse, Belgium, 8.2%  

The name refers to the halo that radiates around the head of a saint. An extra strong dark beer with a sweetish roast flavour.


Duvel, Belgium, 8.5%  
"Devil Beer" Deceptively strong, delicious straw coloured ale, has a soft seductive palate with a strong hop aroma, and a fabulously creamy head.

Guinness Export , Belgium, 8.0%  
Brewed in Dublin for Belgium this stout has a ripe dark fruity aroma, great depth of hop, burnt raisins in the mouth and a long bitter sweet finish.

Rodenbach Grand Cru, Belgium, 6.0%  
Supremely sour red - brown beer, fermented in oak for at least 18 months. One of the worlds classic beers and the finest example of an old or Flemish red Ale.

Kwak, Belgium, 8.0%  
Smooth, sweetish ale, darkish red in colour with a slight liquorice aroma and palate. Very distinctive with a most unusual glass.

Timmerrnans Peche, Belgium, 4.0%  
One of the best peach beers available, smooth and sweet, likened to a peach champagne by many, very peachy!

Timmerrnans Kriek, Belgium, 4.0%  

A good commercial cherry beer with balanced acidity.


Timmerrnans Frambrozen, Belgium, 4.0%  

A fruity, raspberry beer with a delicate taste, easily drinkable.


Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier, Germany, 5.1%  
Dark brown in colour, with an intense smoked malt aroma and palate, with dry malt in the mouth and a deep smoked malt finish.

Orval, Belgium, 6.2%  
A very dry, herby beer characterised by a bouquet of fresh hops, with a fruity notes and pronounced bitterness.  As with other Trappist beers, the flavours will change depending upon age of the beer and the temperature it is served at.

Westmalle Triple, Belgium, 9.5%  
A clear golden yellow trappist beer. A complex fruity aroma and nice hop scent with a splendid aftertaste. (Bottle Conditioned).

Saison Dupont, Belgium, 6.5%  
A beautifully balanced, complex beer that has a refreshing fruitiness and long, dry finish, it is bottled unfiltered so maybe cloudy or have a slight sediment that is normal and perfectly natural.

Chimay Red, Begium, 7.0%  
This trappist beer known as "Premiere" is a dark brown dubbel and has a sweet fruity aroma with a creamy head.


BOTTLED WHEAT BEERS:

Erdinger Dunkel Weissbier, Germany, 5.6%  
A dark (Dunkel) wheatbeer top fermented, tawny but . bright with a pleasant chocolate and liquorice aroma and palate.


MALTINGS M.A.D. BEERS:
2 M.A.D, England, 6.5%  
A smooth creamy dark stout with a blend of chocolate and roasted barley giving a rich bitter dry finish.

M.A.D 4 It, England, 5.6%  
A continental style wheat beer infused with fresh wild raspberries producing a refreshing fruit beer.

M.A.D, England, 4.4%  
A rich smooth dark stout with blackcurrant and raspberry flavours.

8 Hundred, England, 8%  
A Limited edition Imperial stout (individually numbered). Brewed exclusively for The Maltings by the award winning Brass Castle Brewery.

BOTTLED STOUTS AND PORTERS:

 

Brass Castle Bad Kitty, England, 5.5%  
An award winning (vegan friendly) bottle conditioned chocolate and vanilla porter, smooth and rich on the palate.

Harveys Imp Stout, England, 9.0%  
Warming, spicy, sweet, roasted. This Beer has an intense flavour which is complex and distinctive. The roast, alcoholic and spicy notes combine in this unusually sweet and sour beer.

Youngs Double Chocolate Stout , England, 5.2%  
Luxurious beyond belief. The decadent side of youngs brewery is exhibited by combining chocolate malt and real dark chocolate with a rich full flavoured dark beer to craft a satisfyingly indulgent, but never overly sweet experience.


Brooklyn Chocolate Stout, USA, 10.0%  
A luscious deep dark chocolate flavoured imperial stout style ale, achieved through a blend of specially roasted malts. Liquid velvet!


Black Sheep Imperial Russian Stout, England, 8.5%  
A deliciously dark, strong & powerful beer to be savoured... Irresistible but not for the faint hearted.

Rudgate York Chocolate Stout, England, 5.0%  
The rich, complex flavours are complemented by a single estate colombian chocolate essence specially created by York Cocoa House.