Cavens Arms
Dumfries, DG1 2AH

Cavens Arms
Dumfries, DG1 2AH

Cask beers available

Cask beers available

Summer Lightning - 5%

Summer Lightning

Hop Back

5% abv

The original Summer ale brewed ...

The original Summer ale brewed all year round. An extremely pleasant bitter, straw coloured beer with a terrific fresh, hoppy aroma. This, coupled with an intense bitterness, leads to an excellent long, dry finish. Probably the beer to receive the most awards in Britain!

Scapa Special - 4.2%

Scapa Special

Swannay

4.2% abv

The label depicts the voluntary ...

The label depicts the voluntary scuttling of the interned German fleet in Scapa Flow, 1919. Once the anchorage of the British Home Fleet, today Scapa Flow is a world class diving destination. Three malts and five hops - from Britain, Germany and the US - make Scapa Special a classic pale ale.

Island Hopping - 3.9%

Island Hopping

Swannay

3.9% abv

We use all pale malt ...

We use all pale malt and lots of New Zealand hops to create this hoppy but still sessionable low strength beer.

Jarl - 3.8%

Jarl

Fyne

3.8% abv

Light and golden coloured beer ...

Light and golden coloured beer with a strong citrus and hop aroma. Citrus and grassy hop flavours dominate the palate with a light and refreshing dry finish. A superbly drinkable beer.

Yardbird - 4%

Yardbird

Greene King

4% abv

Full of hops and with ...

Full of hops and with a lasting fruity flavour, this beer is inspired by bold American pale ales.

Orkney IPA - 4.8%

Orkney IPA

Swannay

4.8% abv

India Pale Ales (IPAs) of ...

India Pale Ales (IPAs) of old were heavily hopped to survive their journey to the colonies. This is Rob's interpretation - believing the hops may have mellowed by arrival.

Old Speckled Hen - 4.5%

Old Speckled Hen

Morland (Greene King)

4.5% abv

Morland Old Speckled Hen has ...

Morland Old Speckled Hen has a rich amber colour and superb fruity aromas which are complemented by a delicious blend of malty tastes. Toffee and malt combine with bitterness on the back of the tongue to give a balanced sweetness followed by a refreshingly dry finish.

Abbot Ale - 5%

Abbot Ale

Greene King

5% abv

A full-bodied, very distinctive beer ...

A full-bodied, very distinctive beer with a bitter-sweet aftertaste.

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Snowflake - 3.7%

Snowflake

York

3.7% abv

The perfect brew for the ...

The perfect brew for the festive season - pale, fruity and very easy drinking! US grown Willamette and Cascade, give a citrus punch with a light fruity aftertaste.

Collier's Clog - 5.5%

Collier's Clog

Worsthorne

5.5% abv

Honouring Burnley's mining heritage, Collier's ...

Honouring Burnley's mining heritage, Collier's Clog is a strong pale ale. This lightly bittered beer has an excellent balanced body with a citrus aftertaste.

Ghost Ship - 4.5%

Ghost Ship

Adnams

4.5% abv

At 4.5% abv, this Pale ...

At 4.5% abv, this Pale Ale has a good assertive pithy bitterness and a malty backbone. It is brewed with a selection of malts: Pale Ale, Rye and Cara. We use Citra, and a blend of other American hop varieties to create some great citrus flavours.

Game Bird - 4%

Game Bird

Born in the Borders

4% abv

Enjoy a taste of the ...

Enjoy a taste of the countryside with this stunning amber ale, brewed with Styrian Goldings, offering a more-ish balance of malty sweetness and late summer fruit flavours.

Rocking Rudolph - 4.2%

Rocking Rudolph

Greene King

4.2% abv

A full bodied beer with ...

A full bodied beer with redcurrant and blackcurrant flavours, along with a malted toffee taste. A crisp bitter finish.

In Bruges - 5%

In Bruges

Rudgate

5% abv

A full bodied golden Belgian ...

A full bodied golden Belgian beer with a fruity floral yeast finish.

Breakwater IPA - 4.5%

Breakwater IPA

Bays

4.5% abv

An authentic IPA using a ...

An authentic IPA using a blend of American and English hops creating a fruity citrus like beer packed full of flavour.

Best Bitter - 3.8%

Best Bitter

Black Sheep

3.8% abv

A perfect Yorkshire bitter - ...

A perfect Yorkshire bitter - light golden, grassy fresh with a hoppy bite.

Gold Dust - 4.3%

Gold Dust

Born in the Borders

4.3% abv

A heady rush of floral ...

A heady rush of floral aromas and a powerful burst of Centennial hops make this rurally produced IPA that more than lives up to its name.

Yorkshire Farmer - 4%

Yorkshire Farmer

Bradfield

4% abv

A gold coloured beer, light ...

A gold coloured beer, light on the palate with a smooth bitter finish.

London Pride - 4.1%

London Pride

Fuller's

4.1% abv

A rich, smooth and wonderfully ...

A rich, smooth and wonderfully balanced beer, its distinctive malty base is complemented by a well-developed hop character, from adding Target, Challenger and Northdown varieties to the brew.

No. 2 Nine Standards Pale Ale - 4.3%

No. 2 Nine Standards Pale Ale

Settle

4.3% abv

Hoppy citrus flavours are perfectly ...

Hoppy citrus flavours are perfectly balanced with earthy bitterness in this classic premium Pale Ale.

Centurion's Ghost - 5.4%

Centurion's Ghost

York

5.4% abv

A multiple gold medal award-winning ...

A multiple gold medal award-winning dark ruby ale. It has a smooth roasted malt palate, and a combination of Challenger, Fuggle and Bramling Cross hops give it a subtle bitterness with autumn fruit flavours that linger on the aftertaste.

Long Blonde - 3.8%

Long Blonde

Long Man

3.8% abv

Light golden, with a distinctive ...

Light golden, with a distinctive hoppy aroma and crisp clean bitter finish. Smooth, light and refreshing.

Plum Porter - 4.9%

Plum Porter

Titanic

4.9% abv

This beer is dark strong ...

This beer is dark strong and well rounded; the richness of such a rotund beer is brought to an even keel by the late addition of Goldings hops and natural plum flavouring. Take the opportunity and go for the low hanging fruit, this sumptuous beer really is a plum!

Trade Winds - 4.3%

Trade Winds

Cairngorm

4.3% abv

Award winning new recipe. A ...

Award winning new recipe. A light golden colour with a high proportion of wheat and corn giving it a clean fresh taste on top of which there is masses of hop, fruit and citrus flavours with elderflower on the nose.

Monty Python's Holy Grail - 4%

Monty Python's Holy Grail

Black Sheep

4% abv

A light golden beer with ...

A light golden beer with a fresh, zesty taste and a long crisp bitter finish. It's brewed with a mixture of hops, including WGV, which gives the beer a light fruity nose. It's a real tongue pleaser.

Forbury Lion - 5.5%

Forbury Lion

Loddon

5.5% abv

An IPA as an IPA ...

An IPA as an IPA should be: packed with a full malty flavour and a strong complex hop finish imparted by Styrian Goldings and Fuggles.

Blitzen - 4%

Blitzen

Black Sheep

4% abv

This cheeky little festive number ...

This cheeky little festive number is made with Cascade and Goldings hops as well a orange & mixed peels and Muscovado sugar. Apart from good friends and family, Blitzen is the perfect companion to celebrate the holiday season - a real winter warmer.

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