Cavens Arms
Dumfries, DG1 2AH

Cavens Arms
Dumfries, DG1 2AH

Cask Beers Available

Cask Beers Available

Orkney - Dark Island

Dark Island - 4.6%

Dark Island

Orkney

4.6% abv

Hard to categorise as a stout or old ale. Sweetish roast malt taste leads to a long lasting roasted, slightly bitter finish. Rich fruity nose balanced by flavours of chocolate, dried fruit and figs.

Orkney - Island Life

Island Life - 3.7%

Island Life

Orkney

3.7% abv

Pale golden ale with citrus fruit aromas. Mouth-watering flavours of grapefruit and peach, lead to a crisp bitter zesty finish, to be enjoyed time and time again. Brewed with Citra, El-Dorado and Cascade hops.

Kelburn - Cart Blanche

Cart Blanche - 5%

Cart Blanche

Kelburn

5% abv

Named after Paisley's river, White Cart Water, this golden full-bodied ale boasts smacks of flavour. The appearance is enhanced by a touch of wheat malt, giving good head retention and a wonderfully dry after-taste that won't be easily forgotten. As the name suggests feel free to enjoy 'Cart Blanche' as the mood dictates.

Thornbridge - Crackendale

Crackendale - 5.2%

Crackendale

Thornbridge

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.

Morland (Greene King) - Old Speckled Hen

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.

Timothy Taylor - Landlord

Landlord - 4.3%

Landlord

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.

Swannay - Orkney IPA

Orkney IPA - 4.8%

Orkney IPA

Swannay

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.

Fyne - Jarl

Jarl - 3.8%

Jarl

Fyne

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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Long Man - Long Blonde

Long Blonde - 3.8%

Long Blonde

Long Man

3.8% abv

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

Thornbridge - Jaipur

Jaipur - 5.9%

Jaipur

Thornbridge

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.

Liverpool - Liverpool IPA

Liverpool IPA - 5.7%

Liverpool IPA

Liverpool

5.7% abv

Intensely hoppy with citrus and tropical fruit flavours backed by a classic West Coast bitter, piney edge. Hops used are Ekuanot and Mosaic.

Black Sheep - Astronomer

Astronomer - 4.2%

Astronomer

Black Sheep

4.2% abv

A rich chocolate porter brewed using a blend of tasty dark and chocolate malts, ready for the dark autumn nights.

Orkney - Red MacGregor

Red MacGregor - 4%

Red MacGregor

Orkney

4% abv

Pleasantly bitter, red coloured session beer with a smoothness that belies its aggressive ancestors! A brilliant ruby red colour, deliciously perfumed with hints of spiciness. Rich hop fruits giving way to a clean dry refreshing floral hop bitterness.

Loch Lomond - Lost in Mosaic

Lost in Mosaic - 5%

Lost in Mosaic

Loch Lomond

5% abv

Our New World India Pale Ale. Pineapple and citrus aromas lead to orange and melon flavours followed by fresh citrus flavour. Hops: Citra and Mosaic.

Loch Lomond - Silkie Stout

Silkie Stout - 5%

Silkie Stout

Loch Lomond

5% abv

This award-winning black oatmeal stout has an inviting roast coffee aroma, leading to a robust and rich chocolate flavour, balanced by subtle hop notes and rounded off with a smooth, creamy finish.

Only With Love - Yacht Rock

Yacht Rock - 3.8%

Yacht Rock

Only With Love

3.8% abv

Join us on our cask-only voyage of Citra-fuelled chill. No dry land, or dry hops ahoy, just miles and miles of pale, bright, open waves. Hops used Citra, Cascade and Magnum. Brewed with traditional London Ale yeast for extra malty smoothness.

Old Mill - Fall Over

Fall Over - 4.5%

Fall Over

Old Mill

4.5% abv

A russet coloured, full malty quaffing ale with a smooth mellow character.

Black Sheep - Best Bitter

Best Bitter - 3.8%

Best Bitter

Black Sheep

3.8% abv

Amber gold in colour, brewed with whole flower English hops, Best Bitter packs a genuine spiky bitterness with big character. Challenger, Goldings and Fuggle hops blend to create a beautiful aroma and flavour with kicks of grassy freshness and a big peppery punch. The Maris Otter malt offers a light sweetness that balances against those big bitter characters.

Lenton Lane - Pale Moonlight

Pale Moonlight - 3.7%

Pale Moonlight

Lenton Lane

3.7% abv

A light session ale brewed with European hops.

Loch Lomond - Southern Summit

Southern Summit - 4%

Southern Summit

Loch Lomond

4% abv

This ale proved so popular that we decided to keep it as a regular. Light blonde but highly hopped with Summit and Citra hops.

Broughton - Hopo Proper IPA

Hopo Proper IPA - 5%

Hopo Proper IPA

Broughton

5% abv

We've crafted the Proper IPA as a dedication to those that enjoy Proper IPA with treacle malt, high alpha hop flavour and a light bitter aftertaste. With it's intense citrus, spice and pine flavours balanced with our blend of toasted local malts, the beer gives you a depth of spicy aroma and a balanced fruity aftertaste.

Broughton - Glasgow Cross

Glasgow Cross - 5%

Glasgow Cross

Broughton

5% abv

A golden IPA, fruity with a citrus aroma and a grapefruit bitter aftertaste. A collaboration brew with Glasgow J D Wetherspoon in support of CLIC Sargent.

Westgate - Classic Blonde

Classic Blonde - 3.9%

Classic Blonde

Westgate

3.9% abv

An award winning ale, this stylish beer is fast becoming one of the most acceptable in the light ale category. It has a smooth hoppy taste, strongly enhanced with citrus fruits.

Castle Rock - Oatmeal Stout

Oatmeal Stout - 4.6%

Oatmeal Stout

Castle Rock

4.6% abv

Notes of dried fruit, roasted coffee and caramel are balanced by creamy oats, giving this beer it's characteristic smooth and luxurious mouthfeel.

Long Man - American Pale Ale

American Pale Ale - 4.8%

American Pale Ale

Long Man

4.8% abv

Made using only the choicest U.S. hops this triple-hopped American Pale Ale has a pleasant citrus fruit aroma and characteristic robust bitterness.

Castle Rock - Screech Owl

Screech Owl - 5.5%

Screech Owl

Castle Rock

5.5% abv

Brewed to export strength this strong well hopped India Pale Ale has become a firm favourite with followers of the style.

Loch Lomond - Bonnie & Blonde

Bonnie & Blonde - 4%

Bonnie & Blonde

Loch Lomond

4% abv

A perfectly balanced pale ale. Floral and orange aromas lead to a sweet, malty biscuit flavour that is rounded off with a light citrus finish.

Fyne - Vital Spark

Vital Spark - 4.4%

Vital Spark

Fyne

4.4% abv

A dark ruby red coloured beer with an aroma of berries and roasted malts. Flavours of dark fruity and roast malts develop to a long dry finish. Deliciously drinkable and a real cracker.

Old Mill - Bullion

Bullion - 4.7%

Bullion

Old Mill

4.7% abv

A rich coloured ale brewed with crystal and roasted malts to give a mellow and distinctive hoppy flavour with a slightly bitter and malty aftertaste.

 

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