Saxon Bar
Christchurch, BH23 1QN

Saxon Bar
Christchurch, BH23 1QN

Cask Beers Available

Cask Beers Available

Brewers Folly - V6 Azacca

V6 Azacca - 5.5%

V6 Azacca

Brewers Folly

5.5% abv

A full bodied IPA with a malty back bone with a large dose of Azacca in the dry hop which leads to a good punch of mango and pineapple on the nose leading to a nice fruity flavour.

Hattie Brown's - Swanage Nut

Swanage Nut - 4.8%

Swanage Nut

Hattie Brown's

4.8% abv

A brown ale.

Hattie Brown's - Crow Black

Crow Black - 5.1%

Crow Black

Hattie Brown's

5.1% abv

A robust full tasting porter style beer. Very smooth, dark and downable with hints of vanilla and molases.

Craft Keg Available

Elusive - Twenty Ferrets In A Red Suit

Twenty Ferrets In A Red Suit - 9%

Twenty Ferrets In A Red Suit

Elusive

9% abv

We love Christmas here at Elusive and so do our Friends Andrew and Luke who host the fantastic Rhythm and Brews Podcast! When they asked us to brew a beer to mark the festive season, we jumped at the chance and started planning something chocolatey and orangey.

Lost and Grounded - Helles

Helles - 4.4%

Helles

Lost and Grounded

4.4% abv

Gentle and balanced, Helles uses the same pilsner malt blend as Keller Pils, and is gently hopped with Magnum, Perle and Tettnang.

Vault City - Cloudy Lemonade Citra & Nelson Sauvin

Cloudy Lemonade Citra & Nelson Sauvin - 4.2%

Cloudy Lemonade Citra & Nelson Sauvin

Vault City

4.2% abv

An evolution of, in our humble opinion, one of the best session sours we’ve ever made. This tart and refreshing Cloudy Lemonade is bursting with citrus flavours from fresh lemon juice and zest. Citra and Nelson Sauvin hops pair perfectly with the zingy character of our mixed fermentation base beer, creating a light and crushable, vegan friendly sour rounded off with lingering sweetness.

Dark Revolution - Loaded

Loaded - 5.6%

Loaded

Dark Revolution

5.6% abv

DDH Pale Ale Super charged juicy pale ale. Full bodied, smoothly bittered and jammed packed of Citra hops then double dry hopped with even more Citra for a tropical fruit punch. Juicy. Smooth. Citrus.

Dark Revolution - Cosmos

Cosmos - 6.5%

Cosmos

Dark Revolution

6.5% abv

Continuing our exploration into hazy, juicy, fruit forward IPA’s. Cosmos brings together soft, smooth bitterness. Full, thick body and ripe mango and citrus fruit into a sumptuous combo. Hops used are Simcoe, Citra and Mosaic.

Ciders & Perries Available

Celtic Marches - Tutti Frutti

Tutti Frutti - 4%

Tutti Frutti

Celtic Marches

4% abv

Medium Herefordshire cider liberally imparted with cherry and pineapple. Exotic flavours to produce a unique tropical twist to a craft cider.

Barbourne - Tangerine Dream

Tangerine Dream - 4%

Tangerine Dream

Barbourne

4% abv

Fresh and zingy tangerine cider, with a just hint of spice.

Meon Valley - Meonwara

Meonwara - 4.5%

Meonwara

Meon Valley

4.5% abv

Meadow colour, medium/dry, refreshing fruity blend of Cox, Bramley and Gala apples. Surely also enjoyed as a tasty tipple by the Jute occupiers of the Meon (‘Meonwara”) circa AD449-514!

Meon Valley - Swallowtail

Swallowtail - 4.5%

Swallowtail

Meon Valley

4.5% abv

Honey coloured refreshing summery blend of fruity Cox and Egremont apples balanced with a Bramley sharp and soft tannic finish from Dabinett and Yarlington Mill. A great session cider! Enjoy!

Cranborne Chase - Traditional Farmhouse - Medium

Traditional Farmhouse - Medium - 6%

Traditional Farmhouse - Medium

Cranborne Chase

6% abv

A crisp, fruity, easy going cider that leaves you longing for more. Our best all rounder. Made on our family farm from cider apples grown in Dorset and our own orchards.

Cranborne Chase - Traditional Farmhouse - Vintage

Traditional Farmhouse - Vintage - 6.8%

Traditional Farmhouse - Vintage

Cranborne Chase

6.8% abv

We’ve aged some of our finest cider in oak barrels. This brings you a smooth rich, oaky, medium dry cider that really packs a punch!

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.

Meon Valley - Dragonfly

Dragonfly - 6%

Dragonfly

Meon Valley

6% abv

A golden coloured cider with wildflower nose and almond notes, hints of bittersweet and a long dry lingering finish. Using locally sourced Hampshire and Sussex apples and bittersweets from the West Country. A modern style with freshness, acidity and aromatic notes from Egremont Russet and Cox combined with Dabinett and Yarlington Mill to give the oomph, tannin and length of bittersweet apples.

Meon Valley - Chalkstream

Chalkstream - 6%

Chalkstream

Meon Valley

6% abv

A golden coloured refreshing cider with an appley nose and long dry finish. A quaffable well balanced flavour using dessert/culinary apples comprising our own and locally sourced Hampshire and Sussex apples and bittersweets from the West Country. The Egremont Russet and Bramley cider provide the aromatic and acidic balance and the Dabinett and Yarlington Mill cider the predominant bittersweet tannic length to the sweetness of this cider.

Meon Valley - Brown Trout

Brown Trout - 6%

Brown Trout

Meon Valley

6% abv

Amber cider lightly oaked with vanilla, kiwi fruit and caramel notes. Great with stilton and desserts. Using Hampshire and Sussex dessert apples together with bittersweets from the West Country. The Jonagold and Bramley cider provide the fruity and acidic balance and the Dabinett and Yarlington Mill cider the tannic length. The latter lightly oaked with American and French medium toast provide the smooth vanilla and caramel notes.

Seacider - Bakewell Tart

Bakewell Tart - 4%

Bakewell Tart

Seacider

4% abv

Cherry juice and almonds mixed with delicious medium Sussex cider gives a very moreish sweet tasting craft cider.

Snails Bank - Rhubarb

Rhubarb - 4%

Rhubarb

Snails Bank

4% abv

A real apple cider infused with tart rhubarb and blended with vanilla for a smooth session cider.

Snails Bank - Raspberry Ripple

Raspberry Ripple - 4%

Raspberry Ripple

Snails Bank

4% abv

Sweet cider infused with tart raspberry rippled through with vanilla.

 

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Saxon Bar is in the East Dorset CAMRA branch area.