Saxon Bar
Christchurch, BH23 1QN

Saxon Bar
Christchurch, BH23 1QN

Cask beers available

Cask beers available

Elderado - 3.5%

Elderado

Bowman

3.5% abv

A subtle injection of Elder flowers defines this beer. Unlike some other brews of this type, there is no heavy floral scent, but more of the tiniest hint of this spring bloom. This beer has plenty of character and a lovely bitter finish.

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.

Mixed Up - 5%

Mixed Up

Urban Island

5% abv

Pale brewed with Simcoe and Citra hops.

Craft Keg available

Movin' On Up - 10%

Movin' On Up

Dark Revolution

10% abv

Imperial stout, dark roasted rye, wheat and oats fused with fresh vanilla, cocao nibs and a shed load of oreo cookies. Sweet. Thick. Luscious.

Technicolour Beat - 4.3%

Technicolour Beat

Twisted Wheel

4.3% abv

This is a lovely session pale, well-hopped with just Mosaic. Expect an easy-drinking, juicy pale, perfect for the weekend and warmer spring and summer days.

Kiss The Ground - 6.3%

Kiss The Ground

Good Things

6.3% abv

DDH IPA, A juicy hop forward brew with Mosaic and Simcoe. A new team favourite that is one for all the juice loving craft beer fans. Expect mango, pineapple and peach from this hop combination.

ACE - 4.8%

ACE

First Chop

4.8% abv

Mittelfruh Lager. A truly 'Old School' unfiltered lager. It has the sweet fruitiness of a well conditioned lager, but a distinctive hoppy bitterness. Gluten Free and Vegan. Great Taste 2020 Gold Star Award.

DIPA - 8%

DIPA

UnBarred

8% abv

A DIPA version of your favourite NEIPA from 2020. Hopped with Azacca, Mosaic, Simcoe and Vic Secret expect a big soft base with pineapple, passionfruit, tangerine and stone fruits.

Ciders & Perries available

Traditional Farmhouse - Dry - 6.5%

Traditional Farmhouse - Dry

Cranborne Chase

6.5% abv

A full on still, dry farmhouse cider. Crisp and clean, retaining it’s sharp fruity apple flavour with a long oaky aftertaste.

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.

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!

Festival Sunshine - 6%

Festival Sunshine

Dorset Sunshine

6% abv

Medium traditional farmhouse cider.

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.

Lemon Meringue Pie - 4%

Lemon Meringue Pie

Seacider

4% abv

A genuine taste of lemon meringue made from lemons and apples - creating a delicious lemony cider!

Fruit Bat - 4%

Fruit Bat

Snails Bank

4% abv

Crisp apple cider blended with Strawberry, Raspberry and Blackcurrant. Perfect over ice on a freshly mowed lawn.

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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