Muckle Cross
Elgin, IV3 01BU

Muckle Cross
Elgin, IV3 01BU

Cask Beers Available

Cask Beers Available

Rudgate - Ruby

Ruby - 4.4%

Ruby

Rudgate

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.

Orkney - Wave Breaker

Wave Breaker - 4.3%

Wave Breaker

Orkney

4.3% abv

Blonde beer, lively lemon and lime aromas, then stone fruit flavours with biscuit malt and a creamy finish. This brew uses the innovative New Zealand hop Moteuka. This hop alongside a touch of biscuity Vienna malt offers flavours akin to Key Lime pie.

Brains - The Rev James Original

The Rev James Original - 4.5%

The Rev James Original

Brains

4.5% abv

Pale brown with a faint malty and fruity aroma. Malt and fruit flavours dominate the taste with a balancing bitterness, making for an easy-drinking beer of deceptive strength.

Belhaven - 80 Shilling

80 Shilling - 3.9%

80 Shilling

Belhaven

3.9% abv

A traditional style of ale typical of the East of Scotland. A superb classic with a deep copper hue and light bronze creamy foam. 80/- is brewed using Belhaven yeast and allowed to ferment at a slightly higher temperature. This delivers satisfying malt flavours and layers of soft fruit with a toffee finish.

Sharp's - Doom Bar

Doom Bar - 4%

Doom Bar

Sharp's

4% abv

Bitter with a faint flowery aroma and a moderately fruity, malty taste. The finish is long but pleasantly bitter with some sweetness and dryness.

Greene King - Abbot Ale

Abbot Ale - 5%

Abbot Ale

Greene King

5% abv

A full-bodied, very distinctive beer with a bitter-sweet aftertaste.

Ciders & Perries Available

Cockeyed - Pear Mania

Pear Mania - 7%

Pear Mania

Cockeyed

7% abv

This is a medium-sweet apple-pear hybrid, made by blending a variety of fruits to give a full, fruity aroma and a smooth, crisp flavour which packs a mad punch.

Coming Soon

Titanic - Plum Porter

Plum Porter - 4.9%

Plum Porter

Titanic

4.9% abv

This beer is dark strong and well rounded; the richness of such a rotund beer is brought to an even keel by the late addition of Goldings hops and natural plum flavouring. Take the opportunity and go for the low hanging fruit, this sumptuous beer really is a plum!

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.

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.

Roosters - Fort Smith

Fort Smith - 5%

Fort Smith

Roosters

5% abv

This beer is named after the town in which Rooster Cogburn lived. It is a big, bold pale ale, brewed using American hops to impart tropical and passion fruit aromas, plus a lasting, bitter finish.

Broughton - Old Jock

Old Jock - 6.7%

Old Jock

Broughton

6.7% abv

A classic Scottish Strong Ale. Surely one of the definitive examples of the Scotch ale style. Rich, dark malty flavour with a deceiving drinkability for its ABV. Also available as a permanent cask ale. Brewed with Optic malt and Roasted Barley and hopped with Challenger, Fuggles, and First Gold.

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.

Broughton - Hopo Session IPA

Hopo Session IPA - 3.8%

Hopo Session IPA

Broughton

3.8% abv

Hand-crafted by our master brew crew. We’ve added a barrel load of new world Cascade and Chinook hops and light Crystal and Vienna malts to deliver a sessional and refreshing IPA with a zesty twist.

Woodforde's - Volt IPA

Volt IPA - 4.5%

Volt IPA

Woodforde's

4.5% abv

Send your taste buds into overdrive with our beer that has some serious voltage! This IPA is crafted to spark your taste buds. The best American hops are all piled into this beer. Shock the system!

Also Available

Bottles

Windswept Blonde 4.0%

A light, refreshing session ale with citrus notes and a crisp bitter finish.


Windswept Wolf 6.0%

Rich and dark in colour with chocolate and liquorice aromas from the chocolate malts used. 


Windswept Apa 5.0%

A refreshing IPA with smooth malts and a tangy grapefruit finish.


Windswept Tornado 6.7%

Crafted with a robust malt character to compliment the tropical fruit and resinous pine of the Citra hop.


Windswept Weizen 5.2%

Straw to amber in colour


Broughton Old Jock 6.7%

A beer of substance, rich and full-bodied with intense caramel aromas and roasted maltiness.


Adnams Ghost Ship 0.5%

Pale ale. Bold citrus flavours from citra hops. Alcohol free


 

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Muckle Cross is in the Aberdeen, Grampian & Northern Isles CAMRA branch area.