Holly Bush Inn
Belper, DE56 0RX

Holly Bush Inn
Belper, DE56 0RX

Cask Beers Available

Cask Beers Available

Pentrich - Haunted Hearts

Haunted Hearts - 3.8%

Haunted Hearts


3.8% abv

A super hoppy, yet ultra sessionable pale ale packed full of Mosaic and Simcoe hops. These provide juicy blueberry and peach flavours, alongside a touch of pine.

North Riding - Bakewell Tart Stout

Bakewell Tart Stout - 5.5%

Bakewell Tart Stout

North Riding

5.5% abv

Full bodied stout, infused with Bakewell tart flavouring post fermentation.

Oakham - Citra

Citra - 4.2%



4.2% abv

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

Thornbridge - Makeney

Makeney - 4.7%



4.7% abv

A beer brewed especially for The Holly Bush Inn, Makeney to thank them for their support during lockdown and over the past 10 years. A citrusy pale packed full of Mosaic and Citra.

Thornbridge - Jaipur

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.

Whim - Hartington IPA

Hartington IPA - 4.5%

Hartington IPA


4.5% abv

Malty nose combined with delicate hop aroma. Very smooth on the palate, maltiness dominates joined with subtle pear notes from the hop. Lightly sweetish but unmistakable finish.

Timothy Taylor - Landlord

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.

Carlsberg Marston's - Pedigree

Pedigree - 4.5%


Carlsberg Marston's

4.5% abv

Dry hop aroma with full range of complex flavours. The melding of nut, fruit and winey flavours creates a drinkable ale.

Craft Keg Available

Buxton - Wyoming Sheep Ranch

Wyoming Sheep Ranch - 9%

Wyoming Sheep Ranch


9% abv

This is a big, bold, double IPA. It's fresh, piney, big-bodied, with a bitterness that'll slap you in the chops.

Shiny - Crush

Crush - 5.4%



5.4% abv

Highly hopped with a magic blend of Citra, Mosaic, Columbus and El Dorado. Creamy tropics with a hint of bitter dankness. Full flavoured, hop forward, modern yet balanced for steady drinking.

Shiny - Big Shorty

Big Shorty - 7.4%

Big Shorty


7.4% abv

Velvet smooth, sweet, thick and rounded billionaire’s shortbread milk stout. Sea salt, caramel, cocoa and ample waves of decadent rich biscuit malts.

Neon Raptor - Crushing Blows

Crushing Blows - 4.2%

Crushing Blows

Neon Raptor

4.2% abv

Slightly tweaked and updated version of Crushing Blows for 2022. This is a refreshing New England Pale Ale with loads of juicy Citra, Simcoe and Chinook hops. Make this beer your next crush!

Shiny - Big Shorty

Big Shorty - 7.4%

Big Shorty


7.4% abv

Velvet smooth, sweet, thick and rounded billionaire’s shortbread milk stout. Sea salt, caramel, cocoa and ample waves of decadent rich biscuit malts.

Neon Raptor - Naughty Luggage

Naughty Luggage - 6.8%

Naughty Luggage

Neon Raptor

6.8% abv

A New England style IPA or NEIPA as it is commonly referred to. It contains 18% oats, a more balanced water profile, LOADS of fruity hops and is fermented with 2 English yeast strains. All of this leads to a very hazy and super juicy beverage which is incredibly drinkable.

Thornbridge - Floresta

Floresta - 4.2%



4.2% abv

The latest in our range of exciting, lip-smacking, sours. Brewed with blackcurrant, blackberry and raspberry it's created to be a perfect spring offering. It pours with a tantalising haze and berry aromas in abundance, the bold juicy flavours explode across the palate with a fantastic puckering tartness that builds to a truly refreshing finish.

Thornbridge - Zero Five

Zero Five - 0.5%

Zero Five


0.5% abv

Full of flavour but low in alcohol. Zero Five overflows with sublime American hops which produce a beautiful bouquet of lemon, peach and apricot.

Shiny - Wipeout

Wipeout - 4.2%



4.2% abv

The perfect session IPA for everyone. Citra, Mosaic and Simcoe hops set waves of juicy, tropical flavours across your taste buds. Gluten free and vegan friendly.

Anspach & Hobday - London Black

London Black - 4.4%

London Black

Anspach & Hobday

4.4% abv

This is our session strength Nitro Porter that takes inspiration from our flagship beer, The Porter. Creamy, smooth and truly sessionable. What better way to create an effortlessly drinkable dark beer than to brew it with nitro. The resulting creaminess and smooth mouthfeel balance perfectly with the subtle roasted notes of coffee and chocolate.

Thornbridge - Lukas

Lukas - 4.2%



4.2% abv

Light gold in colour, Lukas is a crisp Bavarian-style Helles. Traditionally lagered and brewed with all Bavarian ingredients, the resulting beer is the very definition of elegant simplicity and finesse.

Beavertown - Neck Oil

Neck Oil - 4.3%

Neck Oil


4.3% abv

We wanted to create a light, crisp, punchy, go to beer! A beer that you know you can pick up and appreciate or simply get it down ya neck. Extra pale base malts are used to keep it crisp and give the hops a great platform to dance on. Masses of hop additions during the whirlpool and a huge dose of dry hops make this a brilliantly 'easy' IPA.

Ciders & Perries Available

Thistly Cross - Slyrs Whisky Cask

Slyrs Whisky Cask - 6.9%

Slyrs Whisky Cask

Thistly Cross

6.9% abv

A Thistly Cross special edition matured in ex Slyrs whisky casks to nurture the natural characteristics of the cider, made potent in the wood. This creates a genuine Scottish Bavarian Highland classic; a medium dry cider infused with the unique flavours of the oak cask.

Lilley's - Gladiator

Gladiator - 8.4%



8.4% abv

This strong rustic cider with its Roman flair has everything. Well rounded, fruity, packed full of flavour and intoxicatingly easy to drink for an 8.5% cider. Medium.

Lilley's - Crazy Goat

Crazy Goat - 6.8%

Crazy Goat


6.8% abv

A medium sweet mix of perry and cider expertly blended giving it a mouth-watering juicy flavour.

Snails Bank - Raspberry Ripple

Raspberry Ripple - 4%

Raspberry Ripple

Snails Bank

4% abv

Sweet cider infused with tart raspberry rippled through with vanilla.

Thatchers - Cheddar Valley

Cheddar Valley - 6%

Cheddar Valley


6% abv

The colour of this unique cider gives it a vibrant character all of its own for those who want an alternative refreshing drink with a touch of natural sparkle. Naturally fermented, Cheddar Valley is matured in oak vats to ensure the distinctive full flavour is retained.

Lilley's - Rhubarb Cider

Rhubarb Cider - 4%

Rhubarb Cider


4% abv

We have expertly blended our crisp Somerset Cider and tangy rhubarb to make this taste sensation. Sweet and full of rhubarb flavour with a tart edge to it.

Lilley's - Mango

Mango - 4%



4% abv

Smooth and sophisticated mango cider made with an ample portion of mango juice and Somerset cider.

Lilley's - Bee Sting

Bee Sting - 6.8%

Bee Sting


6.8% abv

Sweet but incredibly refreshing with a glorious fresh tasting pear flavour and a wonderful pear aroma.

Westons - Old Rosie (2019)

Old Rosie (2019) - 6.8%

Old Rosie (2019)


6.8% abv

Old Rosie is the name given to our 1921 Aveling and Porter steam roller, that still sits in our yard in Herefordshire. Strong, reliable and so loved by everyone in the Westons family, we named this cloudy cider in her honour. Light, crisp and dry, this truly old fashioned cloudy cider is slowly matured and left unfiltered.

Thatchers - Gold

Gold - 4.8%



4.8% abv

This crafted Somerset cider is full of flavour blended from the highest quality apples, here at Myrtle Farm. A medium dry golden cider, with a smooth and refreshing taste.

Coming Soon

Oakham - JJB

JJB - 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. A tribute to John James Bilbie from The Holly Bush Inn, Makeney.

Oakham - Green Devil IPA

Green Devil IPA - 6%

Green Devil IPA


6% abv

An amazing hop harvest aroma with tropical fruit bursting through. Smooth and fruity passion fruit, and mango with a crisp aftertaste.

Theakston - Old Peculier

Old Peculier - 5.6%

Old Peculier


5.6% abv

A full-bodied, dark brown, strong ale. Slightly malty but with hints of roast coffee and liquorice. A smooth caramel overlay and a complex fruitiness leads to a bitter chocolate finish.

Thornbridge - Tapit

Tapit - 6%



6% abv

Tapit is a luxurious stout, overflowing with chocolate and orange. From start to finish it delivers a truly rich and opulent experience.

Oakham - Eclipse

Eclipse - 4%



4% abv

Two of our favourite Slovenian hop varieties combine with UK sourced Bramling Cross and Goldings in a refreshing pale ale with citrus lemon, tropical mango and floral hop aromas and flavours.

Titanic - Plum Porter Grand Reserve

Plum Porter Grand Reserve - 6.5%

Plum Porter Grand Reserve


6.5% abv

Based on our multi award winning Plum Porter, our Plum Porter Grand Reserve is dark, and has added strength and elevated roundness due to the increase in alcohol content. Matured in conditioning tank for 21 days, it's fruity and loaded with flavour and strength!

Thornbridge - Saint Petersburg

Saint Petersburg - 7.4%

Saint Petersburg


7.4% abv

Rich and dark with light smokey, subtle peatiness and the full body of dark malts. Molasses, liquorice and chocolate goodness all wrapped up in a smooth full bodied Imperial Stout.

Pentrich - Crimes In Green

Crimes In Green - 6.8% (keg)

Crimes In Green (keg)


6.8% abv

A naturally hazy IPA heavily hopped with ungodly amounts of Amarillo, Citra and Simcoe. These hops impart juicy citrus and stone fruit flavours and aromas over the top of a moderate bite of bitterness on the finish.

Amity - In Waves

In Waves - 4.8% (keg)

In Waves (keg)


4.8% abv

We went for a classic Mojito cocktail inspired sour, something super refreshing for the summer heat. This beer will wake up your senses with a fruity punch and then a sour lemon and lime finish. A very special collaboration with Vault City.

Brew By Numbers - 05 IPA - Citra & Mosaic

05 IPA - Citra & Mosaic - 6.2% (keg)

05 IPA - Citra & Mosaic (keg)

Brew By Numbers

6.2% abv

This naturally hazy India Pale Ale is a vibrant, juicy exploration of American hops Mosaic and Citra. Flavours of sweet tangerine, passion fruit and orange pith sit on top of a full-bodied and soft malt base, creating a flavourful pale ale with perfect balance.

Thornbridge - Salice

Salice - 5.2% (keg)

Salice (keg)


5.2% abv

Founded in 2017 and hailing from Salford, Pomona Island have already created an enduring legacy within the UK beer scene, being highly respected for their dedication to quality. At both breweries, we love our lagers, so we thought we'd brew one together. This Italian-Style Pils is devastatingly crisp, with lemon and pineapple characters featuring heavily from the dry-hopping. It finishes with a spicy, floral bite for a deeply refreshing experience, perfectly suited to an Italian summers day. Hops: Hallertau Tradition and Hallertau Mittelfruh.

Neon Raptor - Retro Racer

Retro Racer - 4.6% (keg)

Retro Racer (keg)

Neon Raptor

4.6% abv

A pale ale brewed with oats and wheat for a soft mouthfeel and incredible drinkability. This beer was then dry hopped with Simcoe and Vic Secret giving a slighty dank but very citrusy note.

Buxton - Axe Edge

Axe Edge - 6.8% (keg)

Axe Edge (keg)


6.8% abv

Our flagship India Pale Ale brewed relentlessly hoppy since 2011, remastered for hop awesomeness in 2018.

Healeys - Rattler

Rattler - 6% (keg)

Rattler (keg)


6% abv

Named after the feisty Cornish Rattler apple and blended with Healey's know-how, our Rattler Cyder has the crisp, fresh flavour you crave.

Also Available

Foreign Keg

Mikkeller Heated Seats 4.9%

Hazy pale ale


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Holly Bush Inn is in the Amber Valley CAMRA branch area.