Crafty Merlins
Darlington, DL3 7JJ

Crafty Merlins
Darlington, DL3 7JJ

Cask beers available

Cask beers available

IPA - 4.4%



4.4% abv

A crisp golden IPA brewed with a perfect balance of zesty fruits, mild liquorice and black pepper undertones.

Craft Keg available

DIPA - 8%


Three Brothers

8% abv

This is a big beer packed with intense hop flavour. The solid malt base gives a platform to showcase the selection of A-list pellet and cryo hops, giving notes of citrus, grapefruit and a great hop punch to finish.

Pale Ale - 4%

Pale Ale

Blonde Brothers

4% abv

This is a batch of very good EPA that we brewed in the summer. Brewed with lots of amber malts and English hops this beer is a real crowd-pleaser. This is not a modern hoppy Pale Ale, it is light and refreshing and has all the character of a proper English beer.

Paper White Summer 2021 - 4.6%

Paper White Summer 2021


4.6% abv

This seasons Paper White is our best Pale Ale to date. A massive fruity aroma of grape, lemongrass and elderflower from 2020 crop Nelson Sauvin and Hallertau Blanc hops greets you before lush juicy malt and oats offer a velvety smooth body. Even more juicy and fruity hop flavours are delivered before a dry finish is delivered by the Beaujolais wine yeast. Absolutely lush!

Voodoo - 5%


London Beer Factory

5% abv

A creamy, rich, and smooth Irish dry stout. Carbonated with nitrogen for the silkiest, most satisfying pour and mouthfeel. No lactose or adjuncts - allowing the layered simplicity of the malt and beer to shine. This is that bit of magic we need to see us all through the darkening months.

Mangold - 4.5%


Three Brothers

4.5% abv

This summer delight is a well balanced golden ale with the body, lingering bitterness and mouthfeel you expect from a great golden beer with a fruity roundhouse kick of mango.

S'more Porter - 4.8%

S'more Porter

Three Brothers

4.8% abv

A rich marshmallow porter with a smooth roasted chocolate finish.

Petite - 4.1%



4.1% abv

Belgian Blonde Ale - A crisp, easy going beer with a simple malt base, mild fruity esters from the Belgian yeast and delicate citrus and grapefruit aromas from Chinook and Celiea hops.

Bavarian Pilsner - 4.2%

Bavarian Pilsner


4.2% abv

The use of European Pilsner malts gives this beer a sunny buttercup hue. Traditional Czech hops impart a flowery, fragrant and slightly herbal aroma. It has a good balance of malt sweetness and hop bitterness resulting in a clean, crisp taste and a refreshing drinkability.

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