Holly Bush Inn
Belper, DE56 0RX

Holly Bush Inn
Belper, DE56 0RX

Cask Beers Available

Cask Beers Available

Bradfield - Farmers Belgian Blue

Farmers Belgian Blue - 4.9%

Farmers Belgian Blue

Bradfield

4.9% abv

This unique deep red seasonal beer has a slight blue tint in the head, leading to a distinctive winter berry flavour, resulting in plenty of fruity notes and a lasting, smooth finish. Hops: Goldings and Target.

Round Corner - Market Pale

Market Pale - 4.2%

Market Pale

Round Corner

4.2% abv

Golden orange, sublime caramel malts marry with an abundance of NZ hops - Riwaka, Kohatu and Nelson Sauvin delivering luscious tropical aromas of papaya, guava and grapefruit. Delicious and moreish with a pronounced bitter finish.

Oakham - 12 Monkeys

12 Monkeys - 5%

12 Monkeys

Oakham

5% abv

An Oakham classic IPA with vibrant and complex tropical fruit and lemony citrus flavours, a soft mouthfeel and balanced bitterness. Hops: Citra, Cascade and Amarillo (all USA).

Thornbridge - Makeney

Makeney - 4.7%

Makeney

Thornbridge

4.7% abv

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

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.

Whim Ales - Hartington IPA

Hartington IPA - 4.5%

Hartington IPA

Whim Ales

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%

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.

Carlsberg Marston's - Pedigree

Pedigree - 4.5%

Pedigree

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

Cloudwater - Fresh

Fresh - 0.5%

Fresh

Cloudwater

0.5% abv

Our first foray into alcohol free beer. This is an experimental batch brewed on our pilot kit. Designed to match the hop impact and body of our alcoholic New England IPAs. Vegan friendly.

Round Corner - Drovers

Drovers - 4.3%

Drovers

Round Corner

4.3% abv

A summer ale that pours a pale hazy golden colour. Juicy citrus hop aromatics on the nose from lashings of Lemondrop and Mandarina Bavaria hops used late in the boil and also dry hopped. A large amount of wheat in the grist delivers a dry and silky mouthfeel. We have kept the bitterness low to make this a real thirst slaker of a beer.

Tenby - Black Forest Gateau Stout

Black Forest Gateau Stout - 8%

Black Forest Gateau Stout

Tenby

8% abv

A complex malt bill along with generous additions of sour cherry puree, cacao nibs and lactose give this deluxe stout all the flavours of the famous cake along with a hint of alcohol and an easy chocolate bitterness. Collaboration with Crafty Devil. Contains lactose.

Pentrich - Vivid Waves

Vivid Waves - 4.5%

Vivid Waves

Pentrich

4.5% abv

A naturally hazy and super hoppy pale that has juicy stone fruit and light citrus flavours dominate proceedings, complemented with some delicate floral notes. A gentle bitterness on the finish provides perfect balance to vibrantly fruity flavours. Vegan friendly.

Vault City - Iron Brew

Iron Brew - 4.8%

Iron Brew

Vault City

4.8% abv

There are many things Scotland has given to the world but perhaps the most iconic is Iron Brew. The bold colour and unique flavour evoke a sense of national pride that’s otherwise only found when talking about our tap water. It’s timeless, like a pint at the airport. So, here’s our take on the nation’s favourite soft drink, packed with pride and irony goodness in every sip. Vegan friendly.

Tiny Rebel - Easy Livin'

Easy Livin' - 4.3%

Easy Livin'

Tiny Rebel

4.3% abv

Easy going citrusy session pale to kick back with.

Shiny - Wipeout

Wipeout - 4.2%

Wipeout

Shiny

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 - Czech Mates

Czech Mates - 4.8%

Czech Mates

Thornbridge

4.8% abv

Brewed together with Budvar, the national brewery of the Czech Republic, this embodies the true essence of Czech lager with a UK twist using Budvar’s traditional decoction method alongside our British hops, malt and brewing infrastructure.

Thornbridge - Lukas

Lukas - 4.2%

Lukas

Thornbridge

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.

Ciders & Perries Available

Thatchers - Cheddar Valley

Cheddar Valley - 6%

Cheddar Valley

Thatchers

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.

Gwynt y Ddraig - Farmhouse Scrumpy

Farmhouse Scrumpy - 5.3%

Farmhouse Scrumpy

Gwynt y Ddraig

5.3% abv

Refreshing medium cider with a smooth and well balanced flavour.

Thistly Cross - Whisky Cask

Whisky Cask - 6.7%

Whisky Cask

Thistly Cross

6.7% abv

The perfect marriage between Scottish methods and Scotland's favourite craft cider. We use Glen Moray Distillery casks to give our cider its warming notes of oak, vanilla and honey.

Lilley's - Gladiator

Gladiator - 8.4%

Gladiator

Lilley's

8.4% abv

This strong rustic medium cider with its Roman flair has everything. Well rounded, fruity, packed full of flavour and intoxicatingly easy to drink for an 8.4% cider.

Lilley's - Crazy Goat

Crazy Goat - 6.8%

Crazy Goat

Lilley's

6.8% abv

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

Lilley's - Rhubarb Cider

Rhubarb Cider - 4%

Rhubarb Cider

Lilley's

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%

Mango

Lilley's

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

Lilley's

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)

Westons

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%

Gold

Thatchers

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

Sarah Hughes - Dark Ruby

Dark Ruby - 6%

Dark Ruby

Sarah Hughes

6% abv

A dark ruby strong ale with a good balance of fruit and hops, leading to a pleasant, lingering hops and malt finish.

Peak - Chatsworth Gold

Chatsworth Gold - 4.6%

Chatsworth Gold

Peak

4.6% abv

Chatsworth Gold is a golden beer made with honey from the Chatsworth Estate. The delicate sweetness is well balanced with bitterness from Goldings and Fuggles hops.

Thornbridge - Necessary Evil

Necessary Evil - 13% (keg)

Necessary Evil (keg)

Thornbridge

13% abv

A lovingly crafted imperial stout, aged for 8 months in bourbon barrels. Aromas of sweet bourbon, vanilla and oak from the ageing process combine with rich chocolate, roasted malts and caramel from the base beer. Soft and silky, Necessary Evil has layers of complexity and flavour unlike any other.

Thornbridge - Zero Five

Zero Five - 0.5% (keg)

Zero Five (keg)

Thornbridge

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.

Verdant - Big Stupid Westy V2 (Citra)

Big Stupid Westy V2 (Citra) - 6.8% (keg)

Big Stupid Westy V2 (Citra) (keg)

Verdant

6.8% abv

Big Stupid Westy is a series of West Coast IPAs where we've really pushed the dry hopping rate envelope. This particular version is hopped solely with Citra...and we haven't held back!

Titanic - Plum Porter Grande Reserve Port Infused

Plum Porter Grande Reserve Port Infused - 6.5% (keg)

Plum Porter Grande Reserve Port Infused (keg)

Titanic

6.5% abv

This exclusive beer has been brewed based on the Plum Porter Grand Reserve recipe and is just as sweet and fruity, however more complexity is found from its strength and lingering taste from the Port added into the brew. Still famously deep red in colour with rich plum notes deftly masking the true depth of this porter with Port!

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.