Cavens Arms
Dumfries, DG1 2AH

Cavens Arms
Dumfries, DG1 2AH

Cask beers available

Cask beers available

JHB - 3.8%



3.8% abv

An assalt of aromatic citrus hop, a hoppy, fruity and grassy bittersweet palate and an uncompromising dry, bitter aftertaste characterise this impressive straw-coloured ale.

Jaipur - 5.9%



5.9% abv

A citrus dominated India Pale Ale, its immediate impression is soft and smooth yet builds to a crescendo of massive hoppiness accentuated by honey. An enduring, bitter finish.

The Grace - 4.3%

The Grace


4.3% abv

Extremely refreshing celebration ale. Made using three different hop varieties, combined with the best Maris Otter and Crystal malts to create a colour reminiscent of a Galloway sunset. With a rich full bodied flavour that balances the caramel undertones.

Old Speckled Hen - 4.5%

Old Speckled Hen

Morland (Greene King)

4.5% abv

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.

Orkney IPA - 4.8%

Orkney IPA


4.8% abv

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.

Landlord - 4.3%


Timothy Taylor

4.3% abv

An incresingly dry, hoppy, bitter finish complements the spicy, citrus character of this full-flavoured and well balanced amber beer.

Jarl - 3.8%



3.8% abv

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.

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Crackendale - 5.2%



5.2% abv

Crackendale explodes with a fantastic tropical fruit aroma, giving way to guava and ripe citrus which burst through on the palate with a beautiful bitter and sweet balance.

Game Bird - 4%

Game Bird

Born in the Borders

4% abv

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.

Midnight Bell - 4.8%

Midnight Bell


4.8% abv

A premium dark mild. Crystal and chocolate malts combine with wonderful Willamette hops to give a full bodied, complex character to this award winning ale.

Plum Porter - 4.5%

Plum Porter


4.5% abv

Dark rich porter, with a note of roast malt and a fresh fruit aroma of plum flavours which enhance the dark full flavour.

Nineteen Nintey Five - 4.8%

Nineteen Nintey Five

Bank Top

4.8% abv

A crispy, fruity and refreshing pale ale with flavours of gooseberry, lychee, white grape and grapefruit.

Citra - 4.2%



4.2% abv

A light refreshing beer with pungent grapefruit, lychee and gooseberry aromas leading to a dry, bitter finish.

Blonde Witch - 4.4%

Blonde Witch


4.4% abv

A pale coloured ale with a crisp, delicate fruit flavour. Dry and refreshing with a smooth hop finish.

Cascade - 3.8%



3.8% abv

An intensely hopped light American Pale Ale with the citrussy Cascade hop and a taste that punches way above its weight.

Easy Money - 4.1%

Easy Money

Team Toxic

4.1% abv

A bitter made with a variety of malts and hops from Germany and Poland to give a sweetish, spicy, herbal and grainy brew... modern yet old skool!

Silver King - 4.3%

Silver King


4.3% abv

One of the original Ossett core beers from 1998 and SIBA national champion. This regal beer continues to be a timeless classic. A simple combination of pale malt and American Cascade hops result in a crisp, dry and refreshing pale ale with aromas of citrus fruit and balanced bitterness.

Argyll No 3 - 4.5%

Argyll No 3

Loch Lomond

4.5% abv

A traditional 80 shilling. Big brown and malty. Full of chocolate and biscuit flavours and aromas.

Oromo - 5%



5% abv

Stout with coffee and chocolate notes.

Ruby - 4.4%



4.4% abv

A dark ale with a ruby red colour, the aroma has a sweet scent of strawberries combined with a smokiness and a soft, rich taste.

Mosaic - 4.5%



4.5% abv

A delicious Mosaic single hopped pale ale with tropical fruit flavors of mango, passion fruit and blueberries.

Inferno - 4%



4% abv

This light igniting ale flickers complex fruits across your tongue leaving a dry fruity bitter finish smothering your thirst. Inferno uses a blend of five different hops from the Yakima Valley to create its floral aroma and unique flavour.

King Neptune - 4.3%

King Neptune


4.3% abv

Blonde refreshing ale using New Zealand hops to give gentle fruity notes for a crisp finish.

Strange Days - 4.5%

Strange Days

Loch Lomond

4.5% abv

A classic West Coast IPA with two powerhouse American hops at its core – Simcoe and Columbus. The nose is characteristic of the style, resinous pine and citrus, while the palate is led by grapefruit and tropical notes. Ends with a satisfyingly dry and bitter finish. Collaboration with Flavourly Limited.

London Pride - 4.1%

London Pride


4.1% abv

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.

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