Red Lion
Ripley, DE5 3BR

Red Lion
Ripley, DE5 3BR

Cask beers available

Cask beers available

Devon Darkness - 4.2%

Devon Darkness

Hanlons

4.2% abv

Dark creamy stout, smooth with hints of coffee and chocolate.

Chapter 4 - 24 Carrot - 6%

Chapter 4 - 24 Carrot

Fuggle Bunny

6% abv

Strong IPA with hints of citrus fruits, spice and blackberries.

Autumn Glory - 4.5%

Autumn Glory

Exe Valley

4.5% abv

A well rounded beer with a rich ruby colour, made from the finest ingredients.

Excitra - 4.5%

Excitra

Pheasantry

4.5% abv

Bright golden orange with a pungent punch and an expeditious use of the Citra hop. A bold but balanced beer.

Farmers Cherry Beer - 4.2%

Farmers Cherry Beer

Bradfield

4.2% abv

A light on the palate beer with a hint of cherry leaving a dry aftertaste.

Diplomat - 4.6%

Diplomat

Beermats

4.6% abv

A smooth, black, malty brew. Well-rounded and superbly balanced stout with roasted barley and spicy chocolate notes.

Ruddles Best - 3.7%

Ruddles Best

Greene King

3.7% abv

Powerful fruitiness, with flavours reminiscent of redcurrants, raspberries and strawberries intermingled with citrus notes. The fruitiness is balanced out by the famous Ruddles bitterness and by a delicate aroma.

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.

Abbot Ale - 5%

Abbot Ale

Greene King

5% abv

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

Craft Keg available

American Pale - 4.5%

American Pale

Shipyard

4.5% abv

An easy drinking, American style Pale Ale bursting with fruity citrus hop aroma and flavour. Dry hopped with 4x American hops Chinook, Cascade, Centennial and Columbus - Drop anchor for a spell and try a great tasting beer.

Punk IPA - 5.6%

Punk IPA

BrewDog

5.6% abv

This Trans-Atlantic fusion IPA is light golden in colour with tropical fruits and light caramel on the nose. The palate soon becomes assertive and resinous with the New Zealand hops balanced by the biscuit malt. The finish is aggressive and dry with the hops emerging over the warming alcohol.

Ciders & Perries available

Black Dragon - 7.2%

Black Dragon

Gwynt y Ddraig

7.2% abv

The legendary Black Dragon! This cider now has quite a following amongst the most descerning cider drinkers. It is rich in colour, body and flavour with a fresh, fruity aroma.

Katy Perry - 5.5%

Katy Perry

Purbeck

5.5% abv

This is a blend of this cider-maker’s award-winning perry and Katy cider, resulting in a smooth, wine-like pear flavour, balanced with a crisp apple bite.

Coming Soon

Decimate - 5.7%

Decimate

Beermats

5.7% abv

Fruit forward pale ale made using new world hops. A malty backbone with a citrus, stone and tropical fruit aroma.

Ripley Rattler - 4.5%

Ripley Rattler

Nottingham

4.5% abv

Brewed especially for the Red Lion Ripley. It celebrates the memory of the original Nottingham Tramways furthest outpost; after leaving Kimberley the rails were not kept in the best of shape hence the nickname the route attracted.

Foundation Stone - 4.5%

Foundation Stone

Lymestone

4.5% abv

A glorious golden pale ale crafted from the finest pale and crystal malts. Faint biscuit and chewy, juicy citrus fruits burst onto the palate then spicy Boadicea and Pilot hops pepper the taste buds leaving a pleasing long and dry bitter finish.

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.

Bullion - 4.7%

Bullion

Nottingham

4.7% abv

A light coloured, exceptionally well balanced smooth ale with a light fragrant hop finish.

Pragmatic - 3.8%

Pragmatic

Beermats

3.8% abv

Amber in colour, this light refreshing session ale is produced with choice hops. A delicate blend of quality malts with a classic bitter finish.

Stainless - 4.3%

Stainless

Stancill

4.3% abv

A British standard pale ale with a pale golden hue. This is a beer with a floral and fresh citrus aroma, which complements its crisp citrus hop flavour.

Ringneck Amber Ale - 4.1%

Ringneck Amber Ale

Pheasantry

4.1% abv

Well hopped classic English beer, well rounded with a low to medium sweetness.

Vengeance - 5.8%

Vengeance

Nelson

5.8% abv

A pale straw coloured ale, sweet and fruity in taste with a good hoppy aroma.

Copper Top - 4.1%

Copper Top

Old Dairy

4.1% abv

Our rich dark premium bitter has a delicious toffee caramel body with chocolate undertones from the Maris Otter, Crystal and Chocolate malts. Balanced with a spicy and fruity bite from the Bramling Cross and Challenger hops, this is truly an ale to savour.

A Fistful of Hops - 4.5%

A Fistful of Hops

Falstaff

4.5% abv

Golden amber in colour, powerful hop aromas with citrus undertones. Complex mouth filling hop flavours and a long hop filled aftertaste.

Chapter 2 - Cotton Tail - 4%

Chapter 2 - Cotton Tail

Fuggle Bunny

4% abv

Pale ale with fruity aromas of lychees and citrus with a dry hoppy finish due to the five varieties of hops.

Capability Brown - 4%

Capability Brown

Roosters

4% abv

Deep amber in colour and displaying classic English hedgerow hop characteristics harnessed from a blend of Challenger, Fuggles and Whitbread Goldings Variety hops.

Black Drop - 4.6%

Black Drop

Bowman

4.6% abv

A rich, garnet coloured ale. Rounded bitterness with sweet overtones of oats. Delicious!

Riggwelter - 5.9%

Riggwelter

Black Sheep

5.9% abv

A real powerhouse of a beer. Much thought went into the creation of our flagship ‘strong’ ale. To create something with real strength and depth we developed a unique recipe featuring rich espresso aromas, dark fruit and roasted malt flavours.

Ein Stein - 5%

Ein Stein

Lymestone

5% abv

This lingering combination of pale Maris Otter malts and choice German hops may make you pause for thought. As you contemplate the gentle biscuit malts, fresh Hersbrucker hops seduce the taste buds educating and enlightening the palate.

Supreme Bitter - 5.2%

Supreme Bitter

Nottingham

5.2% abv

A champion amongst premium beers. Light in colour and a good hop balance giving an easy drinking, strong ale that commands respect.

Dancing Dragonfly - 5%

Dancing Dragonfly

Pheasantry

5% abv

Refreshing blond beer, Galaxy, Cascade and Summit gives exotic fruit flavours.

Smiling Assassin - 5.2%

Smiling Assassin

Falstaff

5.2% abv

Dark amber in colour with a fruity malt nose. Fruity malt flavours and a fruity finish with hops coming through at the end.

Porter - 4.4%

Porter

Stancill

4.4% abv

Dark and with an early sweetness alongside complex aromas of caramel & dark fruits to give balance. Complemented with a fantastic white head. A good finish of traditional British hops ensures this is extremely quaffable.

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.

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.

Big Apple - 6.4%

Big Apple

Thatchers

6.4% abv

A traditional, robust, full flavoured cider. Crafted using flavoursome bittersweet apples such as Tremletts and Redstreak, to create a premium cider with strong character and personality. Aimed at the serious traditional cider drinker, who is looking for a full flavoured vintage cider, bursting with apple flavour and depth in character.

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