Old Poets Corner
Ashover, DE55 1HB

Old Poets Corner
Ashover, DE55 1HB

Cask beers available

Cask beers available

XLPA - 4.2%

XLPA

Tiny Rebel

4.2% abv

Our experimental beer using the ...

Our experimental beer using the newly developed Extra Light Pale Malt that gives this beer its amazingly light colour. Big American hops are used to balance out the malty base in this paler than pale ale!

Astryd - 3.8%

Astryd

Thornbridge

3.8% abv

This juicy pale is unfined ...

This juicy pale is unfined therefore naturally hazy and vegan friendly. The hop profile of Crystal and Mosaic gives this beer a finish of tropical fruits such as guava and mango.

Pogo - 5.5%

Pogo

Salopian

5.5% abv

The aroma is intense with ...

The aroma is intense with malt and copious resinous hops. The flavour is amazingly rich, which is balanced by truckloads of leafy hops, spice and citrus.

Legacy - 4.4%

Legacy

Lacons

4.4% abv

Lemon and grapefruit on the ...

Lemon and grapefruit on the nose. Light blonde ale, deep with flavour. Lemon and lime bates the palate to a lengthy mellowed finish.

White Star - 4.5%

White Star

Titanic

4.5% abv

Golden bitter with some hop ...

Golden bitter with some hop and fruity aromas. Touches of honey and citrus begin the taste. Malty sweetness arrives but quickly gives way to a bitterness.

Coaltown - 5%

Coaltown

Backyard

5% abv

Rich and sumptuous stout full ...

Rich and sumptuous stout full of coffee character. Produced with award wining Gold No.3 coffee from Coaltown Coffee of Amanford.

Tiger - 4.2%

Tiger

Everards

4.2% abv

Mid-brown, well balanced. A true ...

Mid-brown, well balanced. A true best bitter with a clean, malty, hoppy flavour and a delightful hoppy aroma.

Plum Porter - 4.9%

Plum Porter

Titanic

4.9% abv

This beer is dark strong ...

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!

Steerage - 3.5%

Steerage

Titanic

3.5% abv

Hoppy, gold-amber bitter. Fruit, malt ...

Hoppy, gold-amber bitter. Fruit, malt and hop flavours carry through to a pleasing finish.

Captain Smiths - 5.2%

Captain Smiths

Titanic

5.2% abv

Deep ruby, softly hopped, strong ...

Deep ruby, softly hopped, strong ale. The malty flavours and aromas are twinned with a gentle sweetness in this traditional bitter.

Craft Keg available

Stout - 4.5%

Stout

Titanic

4.5% abv

Roasty toasty with tobacco, autumn ...

Roasty toasty with tobacco, autumn bonfires, liquorice and chocolate but balanced perfectly with a bitter, dry finish.

High Wire Grapefruit - 5.5%

High Wire Grapefruit

Magic Rock

5.5% abv

High Wire Grapefruit is a ...

High Wire Grapefruit is a fruit-infused version of our best-selling West Coast pale ale. We accentuated the original beer’s smoothly composed malt body and lip-smacking citrus character with the addition of 100% natural pink grapefruit flavour. Juicy, tart and deliciously refreshing.

Ciders & Perries available

Ashover Pippin - 6%

Ashover Pippin

Ashover Cider

6% abv

A 100% pure juice, wildly ...

A 100% pure juice, wildly fermented cider made with a blend of fruit hand-picked from Derbyshire and Herefordshire Dabinett apples. A clean, bright, medium dry cider with a mellow taste and a real fresh apple flavour.

Fullback - 4.5%

Fullback

Bottle Kicking

4.5% abv

Medium-dry fruit flavours give way ...

Medium-dry fruit flavours give way to the zesty apple at the end.

Vintage Spiced Plum Cider - 4%

Vintage Spiced Plum Cider

Friels

4% abv

Awaiting tastings notes from brewer. ...

Awaiting tastings notes from brewer.

Old Rosie - 7.3%

Old Rosie

Westons

7.3% abv

Old Rosie is the name ...

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.

Coming Soon

Portland Black - 4.5%

Portland Black

Welbeck Abbey

4.5% abv

A rich and smooth black ...

A rich and smooth black beer - all the flavour of a porter without the weight. This beer is all about the malt character, brewed with a good dose of black malt, balanced with smooth chocolate malt and a hint of roasted barley for a bite.

Clootie Dumpling - 4.3%

Clootie Dumpling

Orkney

4.3% abv

A light tawny beer. It ...

A light tawny beer. It has an aroma of spiced fruits and dried fruits, with hints of smooth roasted malt. Clootie Dumpling has a soft rounded palate, with flavours of dried fruits, citrus fruits and spices. Only available in December.

Taiheke - 4.3%

Taiheke

Frome

4.3% abv

Easy drinking NZ Wheat Pale ...

Easy drinking NZ Wheat Pale Ale. Brewed with Taiheke hops it is characterised by a floral, citrus profile, with a hint of spice. The bitterness is clean and well rounded.

Iceberg - 4.1%

Iceberg

Titanic

4.1% abv

A combination of Maris Otter ...

A combination of Maris Otter pale malt and fine wheat malt, give this refreshing beer real zest. Add refreshing Yakima Galena and Cascade hops and what you get is a fantastic wheat beer that will hole any passing thirst.

Kipling - 5.2%

Kipling

Thornbridge

5.2% abv

Golden blonde beer with an ...

Golden blonde beer with an exquisite passionfruit, gooseberry and mango aroma. An initial sweetness and full body are balanced by a lasting grapefruit-like bitter finish.

Christmas Light - 3.7%

Christmas Light

Ashover

3.7% abv

A sessionable twinkling light ale. ...

A sessionable twinkling light ale. Perfect for Christmas quaffing!

Scrambler - 7%

Scrambler

Bottle Kicking

7% abv

Awaiting tastings notes from brewer. ...

Awaiting tastings notes from brewer.

Kingston Jack - 5.5%

Kingston Jack

Ashover Cider

5.5% abv

A full juice, unpasteurised, lightly ...

A full juice, unpasteurised, lightly carbonated med/dry cider. Crafted in Ashover with care using only 100% fresh pressed apples, hand-picked locally and blended with ancient cider apples from Hereford, with tonnes of Kingston Black and left untampered for a slow wild fermentation it is a flavoursome and complex vintage cider at a very easy drinking strength.

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