Saxon Bar
Christchurch, BH23 1QN

Saxon Bar
Christchurch, BH23 1QN

Cask beers available

Cask beers available

Moonstruck - 5.5%

Moonstruck

Downton

5.5% abv

Complex, dark ruby ale with subtle coffee and chocolate flavours and a rich, hoppy aroma. Dark roasted berry and caramel characters sink into deep roasted bitter flavours lingering long into the finish. Previously known as Dark Delight.

Corbel - 5.5%

Corbel

Eight Arch

5.5% abv

This is how an IPA should be - packed with lashings of hops with aromas of mango and pineapple backed up with a thirst quenching bitterness.

Hole Hearted - 4.7%

Hole Hearted

Fallen Acorn

4.7% abv

Floral, fruity and delicately bitter. Cascade hops give this golden ale powerful floral and tropical fruit flavours, with a delicate bitterness. Hole Hearted will surprise with every mouthful.

Pandemonium - 5.2%

Pandemonium

Elusive

5.2% abv

We teamed up with London's Anspach and Hobday and Hop Merchant Charles Faram to brew this Black IPA using exclusively British hops. Bramling Cross was used in the kettle followed by a dry hop of Jester and Godiva - newcomers from the Charles Faram Hop Development Programme. Expect a mahogany coloured beer with a gentle roastiness underpinning a flavour of blackcurrant and lychee with some grapefruit and citrus notes on the nose.

Craft Keg available

CIRRUS - 5%

CIRRUS

Triple Point

5% abv

Imagine drinking a hoppy cloud... Super smooth pale ale brewed with oats and wheat and packed with Cryo-hops, for a tropical, hoppy palate and a pillowy finish. Vegan and certified gluten-free.

Repetitive Repetitive Beats Beats - 6.2%

Repetitive Repetitive Beats Beats

Double Barrelled

6.2% abv

A remix of one of our favourite recipes, this hazy DDH IPA is all about a 25G/L dry hop of Azacca Cryo, Enigma and Nelson Sauvin bringing low bitterness and notes of sweet tropics.

El Segundo - 4.6%

El Segundo

Beatnikz Republic

4.6% abv

El Segundo is a hazy New England-style session pale, brewed with a combo of Idaho, Amarillo and Centennial hops. Think soft fruitiness with an orange and citrus twist.

Sour To The People - 5%

Sour To The People

Brew Toon

5% abv

We gathered as much local rhubarb and strawberries that we could get our hands on to create this blade of a beer, sharp and fruity with a wicked bite. Loaded with fresh rhubarb and kettle soured to amplify the tartness, we have balanced the all round flavour profile by conditioning with fresh, juicy strawberries.

Ding - 4.9%

Ding

Double Barrelled

4.9% abv

Super soft easy drinking Keller style Lager. Classic German hops Hallertau Mittelfruh and Perle coupled with Munich malts, give this beer light floral aromas with a touch of grass and spice. Light honey and bready notes from the malt give it a backbone and the all important crisp dry finish.

Parka - 4.5%

Parka

Double Barrelled

4.5% abv

Citra dry hopped pale ale with a bitter finish.

Ciders & Perries available

Celtic Tiger - 4%

Celtic Tiger

Celtic Marches

4% abv

Medium Herefordshire craft cider liberally imparted with orange and pineapple. Carribean sunshine and English countryside combine to provide a refreshing tropical cider.

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!

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!

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.

Blood Orange - 4%

Blood Orange

Seacider

4% abv

Made with real blood oranges and blended with Seacider Medium, this cider is refreshing and packed with flavour.

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!

Whisky Cask - 6.7%

Whisky Cask

Thistly Cross

6.7% abv

Matured in ex-Glen Moray (previously Glenglassaugh Distillery) whisky casks this is a dry and subtle cider. Infused with mellow, vanilla oak of the cask. A refreshing, complex drink to be savoured.

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.

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.

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.

Bakewell Tart - 4%

Bakewell Tart

Seacider

4% abv

Limited edition Bakewell tart flavoured cider.

Rhubarb - 4%

Rhubarb

Snails Bank

4% abv

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

Raspberry Ripple - 4%

Raspberry Ripple

Snails Bank

4% abv

Sweet cider infused with tart raspberry rippled through with vanilla.

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