Barking Cat Alehouse
Poole, BH14 9BY

Barking Cat Alehouse
Poole, BH14 9BY

Beers available

Beers available

ESB - 5.5%

ESB

Fuller's

5.5% abv

A strong, full-bodied ale that ...

A strong, full-bodied ale that has delighted drinkers for decades with its smooth, mellow bitterness and superbly satisfying finish.

Revelation - 5.7%

Revelation

Dark Star

5.7% abv

A blend of Warrior, Cascade, ...

A blend of Warrior, Cascade, Columbus, Crystal and Chinook by the sack full – then dry hopped during conditioning using our ‘Hoptimizer’ (Industrial sized hookah).

Hophead Pekko - 3.8%

Hophead Pekko

Dark Star

3.8% abv

Our annual showcase of a ...

Our annual showcase of a new and exciting hop variety. This year we have chosen the Pekko hop which provides a complex herbal character that can be likened to mint, juniper or sage. There are backing notes of tropical fruits and melons but they are subdued in comparison to the herbal notes.

Peanut Brittle Porter - 5%

Peanut Brittle Porter

New Bristol

5% abv

This decadent twist on a ...

This decadent twist on a robust porter will certainly bring a smile to your face. With the delightful aroma of Peanut Brittle, this beer maintains a porter backbone with heavenly notes of crunchy peanuts and smooth caramel greeting you with every sip.

Rebel - 4.2%

Rebel

Kult

4.2% abv

It’s hazy and it’s juicy ...

It’s hazy and it’s juicy and it has a sumptuous velvety feel from the malted oats. The aroma and flavour characteristics of the ale come from a well balanced use of Idaho 7 and Comet hops to give tropical fruit and citrus (think apricot, orange, red grapefruit, papaya) with big notes of resiny pine and hints of black tea.

Old Forge Bitter - 3.8%

Old Forge Bitter

Half Moon

3.8% abv

A very bright amber coloured ...

A very bright amber coloured ale with a soft spiced lemon and honeyed flavour.

American Brown Ale - 5%

American Brown Ale

Thirst Class

5% abv

A brown ale brewed to ...

A brown ale brewed to the American style with an abundance of Citra, Cascade and Columbus hops delivering a hoppy ale with a pronounced roasted maltiness.

Gurt Stout - 6.2%

Gurt Stout

Cerne Abbas

6.2% abv

A silky, supple and comforting ...

A silky, supple and comforting Gentle Giant of a beer. Brewed with a smattering of Azacca hops that are named after the Haitain god of agriculture.

Umbral Abyss - 11.5% (keg)

Umbral Abyss (keg)

Vibrant Forest

11.5% abv

This is our biggest and ...

This is our biggest and most fearsome beer. 11.5% of brandy soaked coffee beans smashed into a gloriously thick and impenetrable malt base. This beer is wholly unnecessary. Drink very carefully.

Don't Fear The BIPA - 6.5% (keg)

Don't Fear The BIPA (keg)

Pomona Island

6.5% abv

Raspberry and blackberry smack you ...

Raspberry and blackberry smack you in the lips, giving way to a nice soft blackcurrant with very little roast from the dark malts. It's a Black IPA, but not as you know it. Don't be afraid!

Strong Men Also Cry - 6.5% (keg)

Strong Men Also Cry (keg)

Pomona Island

6.5% abv

West Coast IPA. Big, bold, ...

West Coast IPA. Big, bold, balanced and bitter. Like what you used to like.

Golgotha - 5.5% (keg)

Golgotha (keg)

Wantsum

5.5% abv

A rich, deep and broad ...

A rich, deep and broad malt base gives this stout a very long smooth finish. Hops are prominent on the nose with blackcurrant, liquorice and cedar.

Fruli - 4.1% (keg)

Fruli (keg)

Huyghe

4.1% abv

Fruli is a high quality ...

Fruli is a high quality Strawberry Belgian fruit beer, produced at a craft brewery near Ghent. It is a unique blend of white beer and strawberry juice. The juice complements the zestiness of the wheat beer and the result is a balanced and refreshing beer that is packed with strawberry fruit flavour.

Lager - 4% (keg)

Lager (keg)

Dark Star

4% abv

Made with German lager malt, ...

Made with German lager malt, this low bitterness, clean and crisp lager is brewed using Polaris hops for bittering and Hallertau Mittelfruh hops for aroma.

Frontier - 4.5% (keg)

Frontier (keg)

Fuller's

4.5% abv

Bright golden colour, delivering distinctive ...

Bright golden colour, delivering distinctive notes of citrus, passion fruit and melon. With a sherbet-like tingle on the tongue, this light, spritzy brew refreshes the palate to leave a final, lingering note of biscuit.

Veltins Pilsner - 4.8% (keg)

Veltins Pilsner (keg)

Veltins

4.8% abv

One of the finest examples ...

One of the finest examples of German Pilsner. Veltins Pilsener (4.8% ABV) is brewed using natural spring water from its own mountain. It has a delicate dry and clean palate, fine carbonated body, slight bitterness and a light citrus finish. Brewed in Sauerland, near Dortmund, to the German Purity Law 1516.

Ciders & Perries available

Whisky Cask - 6.9%

Whisky Cask

Thistly Cross

6.9% abv

Matured in ex-Glen Moray (previously ...

Matured in ex-Glen Moray (previously Glenglassaugh Distillery) whisky casks this is a dry and subtle cider. Infused with mellow, vanilla oak of the cask. A refreshing, complex drink to be savoured.

Rhubarb Bob - 4%

Rhubarb Bob

Farmer Jims

4% abv

This gorgeous coloured cider is ...

This gorgeous coloured cider is one of the most popular and different sweet ciders you can get – medium tangy rhubarb blended with a gentle vanilla sweetness. Like a liquid version of rhubarb crumble and ice cream.

Mango Cider - 4%

Mango Cider

Broadoak

4% abv

An indulgent rich and fruity ...

An indulgent rich and fruity blend of our Somerset cider and lndian mango imparting a finely balanced medium sweet taste with an invitingly fragrant aroma.

Golden Drop - 5%

Golden Drop

Barbourne

5% abv

A refreshing medium cider made ...

A refreshing medium cider made from Worcestershire cider apples blended with Red Falstaff dessert fruit for a fruity finish.

Dry Cider - 5.2% (keg)

Dry Cider (keg)

Cornish Orchards

5.2% abv

A natural tasting apple cider ...

A natural tasting apple cider full of West-country character. A blend of specially selected bittersweet and dessert apples to give a long dry finish.

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Beardtongue - 4.5%

Beardtongue

Reunion

4.5% abv

A deep ruby red, an ...

A deep ruby red, an aroma of dried berries and caramel is the precursor to a complex taste: some will speak of fruits, others mellow toffee with liquorice and coffee notes. The Northdown and English Cascade hops combine marvellously with the stronger, more kilned, malts.

Hop Culture - 5%

Hop Culture

Fine Tuned

5% abv

Super hopped golden ale, powerfully ...

Super hopped golden ale, powerfully hopped with Citra and Amarillo, this strong ale is perfectly balanced with bitterness from the hops ad sweetness from the malts. Created for your hoppiness.

Responsibly - 3.2%

Responsibly

Cerne Abbas

3.2% abv

Crisp and refreshing light ale. ...

Crisp and refreshing light ale. Hopped with Azacca hop named after the Hiatian god of agriculture. Please drink Responsibly.

West Coast IPA - 5.6%

West Coast IPA

Gadds', Ramsgate

5.6% abv

This classy US-style pale ale ...

This classy US-style pale ale makes a welcome return - a big, hoppy beer fit for Coyotes.

Olicana - 4.5%

Olicana

Brew Shack

4.5% abv

Our favourite UK hop is ...

Our favourite UK hop is back again in our Pale Ale with a revised malt base for a slightly drier finish and increased late and dry hop additions for a bigger tropical flavour and aroma.

Vienna Stout - 5.5%

Vienna Stout

Brew Shack

5.5% abv

Awaiting tastings notes from brewer. ...

Awaiting tastings notes from brewer.

Six Nations IPA - 5.6%

Six Nations IPA

Heritage

5.6% abv

A full-bodied and full-flavoured strong ...

A full-bodied and full-flavoured strong American IPA.

Gurt Coconuts Rum Stout - 6.7%

Gurt Coconuts Rum Stout

Cerne Abbas

6.7% abv

It's Gurt, it's rum, it's ...

It's Gurt, it's rum, it's coconutty. A silky, supple and comforting gentle giant of a beer, full of oaty goodness, matured in rum casks to give a rum coconut depth of character that makes this an enchanting beer.

Amber Bitter - 4%

Amber Bitter

Brew Shack

4% abv

Awaiting tastings notes from brewer. ...

Awaiting tastings notes from brewer.

Easy Life - 5%

Easy Life

Eight Arch

5% abv

Juicy pale ale filled with ...

Juicy pale ale filled with Simcoe and Ekuanot on a biscuit malt base.

Sublime Chaos - 7%

Sublime Chaos

Anarchy

7% abv

Our dark, voluptuous breakfast stout ...

Our dark, voluptuous breakfast stout is infused with Ethiopian Guji natural coffee beans from Stafford based coffee roaster Hasbean. Velvety and vicious, it is balanced delicately with New Zealand hops.

Wild Gravity - 5.2%

Wild Gravity

Bad Co.

5.2% abv

Aggressively hopped, robust IPA. The ...

Aggressively hopped, robust IPA. The rich and malty baseline is refreshingly balanced with a bold punch of tropical fruit notes.

Edson - 5%

Edson

Neepsend

5% abv

Peanut butter stout with satisfying ...

Peanut butter stout with satisfying but subtle nutty and roasted notes, rich chocolate and a velvety body from the addition of oats.

IPA - 5.5%

IPA

Brew Shack

5.5% abv

IPA brewed with Amarillo, Hallertau ...

IPA brewed with Amarillo, Hallertau and Cascade hops.

Harlequin - 5.2%

Harlequin

Cerne Abbas

5.2% abv

Imperial pale ale brewed with ...

Imperial pale ale brewed with new Harlequin hops.

Swirly Termination - 7%

Swirly Termination

Half Moon

7% abv

A strong English IPA with ...

A strong English IPA with twist. Heavily hopped with Centennial, Chinook & Amarillo for a full juicy flavour and late hopped with Cascade and Citra for an aromatic zesty finish.

Right Up My Strasse - 6.5%

Right Up My Strasse

Pomona Island

6.5% abv

Mega hoppy DDH IPA with ...

Mega hoppy DDH IPA with Citra BBC and Simcoe and Amarillo T-90.

Dog Bolter - 5.6%

Dog Bolter

Gadds', Ramsgate

5.6% abv

Dark porter brewed with six ...

Dark porter brewed with six different malts for a rich, malty body balanced by a deep and lasting hop bitterness.

Charrington IPA - 4.5%

Charrington IPA

Heritage

4.5% abv

A deep brown pale ale ...

A deep brown pale ale with a malty aroma with resinous English hop notes. It has a pleasant hoppy bite leading to a smooth malty flavour.

Kick-Start - 5.7% (keg)

Kick-Start (keg)

Vibrant Forest

5.7% abv

This wonderful rich stout is ...

This wonderful rich stout is made with freshly roasted Colombian coffee beans from our friends Mozzo in Southampton. It pours an opaque black with the aroma being dark roasted malts and kick of espresso. The taste leads with full-bodied dark roasted coffee upfront and oats inject a nice smooth texture to finish.

The Best Ever Death Metal Band Out Of Salford - 5.6% (keg)

The Best Ever Death Metal Band Out Of Salford (keg)

Pomona Island

5.6% abv

A delicious Mandarin Pale with ...

A delicious Mandarin Pale with low bitterness and a huge addition of orange juice. Dangerously drinkable stuff. Collaboration with the chaps from Salford Beer Festival.

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