Red Lion
Ripley, DE5 3BR

Red Lion
Ripley, DE5 3BR

Cask beers available

Cask beers available

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.

Happy as Larry - 4.6%

Happy as Larry

Heritage

4.6% abv

Light brown beer, abundantly hopped but balanced by malt sugars to give a rich full palate.

Stairway to Heaven - 5%

Stairway to Heaven

Burton Bridge

5% abv

Golden bitter. A perfectly balanced, moreish beer. The malty and bitter start leads to a hoppy body with some astringency.

Rosey Nosey - 4.9%

Rosey Nosey

Batemans

4.9% abv

Dark amber and full of rich, fruity sultana and raisin flavours fused with crunchy pale, crystal and chocolate malts. The English Golding and Challenger hops produce a succulently spicy aroma.

Supernova - 4.8%

Supernova

Black Hole

4.8% abv

Pure gold. Like marmalade made from Seville oranges and grapefruit, the aroma mimics the sweet start but gives into the hops which deliver a dry lingering bitter finish.

Black Adder - 5%

Black Adder

Mauldons

5% abv

A dark bitter stout. Roast and nut aromas with a fruity balance of hops and dark malt provide an excellent lingering finish.

Cherry Raven - 4.4%

Cherry Raven

Magpie

4.4% abv

Cherry version of our wonderful Raven Stout. Rich and full bodied, roast and smoky flavoured smooth with a hint of cherry.

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

Rosie's Pig Cloudy Cider - 4.2%

Rosie's Pig Cloudy Cider

Westons

4.2% abv

An easy drinking traditional cloudy medium dry cider blended to give a fresh apple flavour with hints of citrus and spice.

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.

Coming Soon

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.

Gold - 4.5%

Gold

Exmoor Ales

4.5% abv

A yellow/golden best bitter with a good balance of malt and a fruity hop on the nose and on the palate. The sweetness follows through an ultimately more bitter finish.

Ossian - 4.1%

Ossian

Inveralmond

4.1% abv

A pale, golden coloured brew with a full bodied fruity flavour with distinct nutty tones and a hoppy, zesty orange aroma, derived from First Gold and Cascade Hops.

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.

Cherry Stone - 5.2%

Cherry Stone

Lymestone

5.2% abv

Biscuit pale malts provide the backdrop for this sumptuous fruit beer. Amoretti cherries and Hersbrucker hops delicately combine.

Voodoo - 5%

Voodoo

Ossett

5% abv

A deliciously rich and full-bodied stout, brewed from pale, roasted and chocolate malts. Smooth and with moderate bitterness, chocolate flavours dominate the palate paired with aromas of orange and vanilla.

Old Speckled Hen - 4.5%

Old Speckled Hen

Morland (Greene King)

4.5% abv

Morland Old Speckled Hen has a rich amber colour and superb fruity aromas which are complemented by a delicious blend of malty tastes. Toffee and malt combine with bitterness on the back of the tongue to give a balanced sweetness followed by a refreshingly dry finish.

Silver King - 4.3%

Silver King

Ossett

4.3% abv

One of the original Ossett core beers from 1998 and SIBA national champion. This regal beer continues to be a timeless classic. A simple combination of pale malt and American Cascade hops result in a crisp, dry and refreshing pale ale with aromas of citrus fruit and balanced bitterness.

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.

Bah Humbug - 4.2%

Bah Humbug

Falstaff

4.2% abv

Dark amber, malt and gentle hops on the nose.Smooth nutty malt flavours with hops coming through in the finish.

Excelsius - 5.2%

Excelsius

Ossett

5.2% abv

The strongest beer in our core range. A classic pale ale, brewed from British pale malt and US Cascade hops. Smooth, fruity and full- bodied, with a deceptive bitterness to complement its alcohol strength. Refreshing citrus hop aromas complete the sensory pleasure.

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.

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.

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.

Blonde Witch - 4.4%

Blonde Witch

Moorhouse's

4.4% abv

A pale coloured ale with a crisp, delicate fruit flavour. Dry and refreshing with a smooth hop finish.

Riders on the Storm - 4.5%

Riders on the Storm

Kelham Island

4.5% abv

An amber ale which showcases a fusion of British and American hops that gives a storm of hoppy flavours.

White Rat - 4%

White Rat

Ossett

4% abv

This very pale hoppy ale is made from low colour Maris Otter malt. A combination of three high-alpha American hops produce an intensely aromatic and resinous finish.

Abbot Reserve - 6.5%

Abbot Reserve

Greene King

6.5% abv

This distinctive, full-bodied, smooth and mature beer has primarily sweet and malty character which bursts out with rich fruitcake and toffee flavours.

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.

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.

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.

Moonshine - 7.5%

Moonshine

Broadoak

7.5% abv

This medium-sweet cider has a crisp, light, refreshing, fruity flavour, supplied by dessert and culinary apples, resulting in a very drinkable character, despite its strength.

Raspberry Ripple - 4%

Raspberry Ripple

Snails Bank

4% abv

Sweet cider infused with tart raspberry rippled through with vanilla.

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