A golden, well balanced beer with an initial malty taste, beautifully infused with American hops to give a tasty hoppy burst in the aftertaste.
Our classic award-winning Stout, but with a twist! Initially sweet on the nose, classic roasted stout flavours are tempered by the addition of chocolate and rich vanilla. Hops: Challenger, Fuggles, Goldings and Northdown.
Bold and juicy citrus and tropical fruit aromas give way to a moderate level of bitterness in this hop-forward, well-balanced American Pale Ale. Hops: Centennial, Citra, Columbus and Kohatu. Vegan friendly.
A perfectly balanced beer combining subtle yet complex flavours. This creates an amber ale which is both satisfying and deliciously moreish.
A full-bodied, very distinctive beer with a bitter-sweet aftertaste.
A traditional style of ale typical of the East of Scotland. A superb classic with a deep copper hue and light bronze creamy foam. 80/- is brewed using Belhaven yeast and allowed to ferment at a slightly higher temperature. This delivers satisfying malt flavours and layers of soft fruit with a toffee finish.
A golden pale ale brewed using solely the English hop variety Jester, delivering complex fruit aromas and notes, balanced beautifully with a gentle biscuit flavour.
A golden beer with malty sweetness and biscuit flavours balanced by a floral and citrus hop bitterness, resulting in a light-bodied, easy-drinking character. Hops: Challenger and East Kent Goldings. Brewed exclusively for JD Wetherspoon at Hook Norton Brewery by Roberta Maccari from Birrificio Gregorio, Italy.
Named after a local blacksmiths, this beer is complex in character as is fitting for a championship winning ale. Red Smiddy is a smooth, dry ale with a unique spicy aroma and flavour. Its reddish hue, warm glow and tight head gives it a presence that makes it stand out against its competitors.
A bright golden, single hop American Pale Ale. The Columbus hop offers both aroma and bitterness with herbal and strong lemon citrus flavours and a bold punchy hoppy finish for such a smooth beer.
This copper-coloured beer is a classic Scottish bitter with a delicate malt flavour and hints of caramel, balanced by pleasing hop notes which deliver a subtle spicy finish. Hops: Challenger, Crystal and Goldings.
A superbly-balanced, refreshingly-lively beer. It has a malty-sweet aroma with a floral, fruity hoppiness and a zingy, zesty flavour. Complex, rounded, sweet and dry; this is the connoisseurs' session beer par excellence!
This black IPA has a hoppy, fruity aroma, leading to a rich flavour with plenty of dark fruit notes and hints of toast, plus a good balance of bitterness and sweetness throughout. Hops: Amarillo, Cascade, Mosaic, UK Chinook and Willamette.
This blond session ale delivers orange and grapefruit notes from its hop varieties used, balanced by a malt flavour and resulting in a refreshingly crisp finish. Hops: Amarillo and Chinook.
This blonde ale's notable hop presence is perfectly balanced by its malt character, leading to a snappy citrus hop note in the finish. Hops: Lemon Drop and Magnum. Brewed exclusively for J D Wetherspoon at Adnams Brewery by Tomme Arthur from The Lost Abbey Brewing Company, USA.
A full-bodied brown ale with a twist, that gets its tropical fruity flavours from American hops like Centennial, Simcoe, and Chinook. The modern alternative to your traditional English brown will show you that brown beer does not need to be boring!
This hazy beer is pale in colour, yet delivers the rich, creamy textures which you would expect from a traditional stout, while its infusion of vanilla pods and cocoa nibs creates silky vanilla notes and hints of chocolate. Hops: Boadicea and Challenge. Vegan friendly.
The perfectly-paired combination of wheat malt and lager malt is our secret sauce for this 'Champagne of Lagers', providing an elegant head, luscious lacing and crisp palate. A lingering, fresh grapefruity finish from whole, pressed hop cones tops it off.
A hazy golden lager with a floral hop character that contains subtle spicy and herbal notes, balanced by a smooth flavour to deliver a refreshing finish. Hops: Saaz and Tettnang. Brewed exclusively for J D Wetherspoon at Batemans Brewery by Pieter De Bock from Brouwerij De Bock, Belgium.
An ebony beer, hints of coffee and liquorice in the aroma lead to a smooth roasted chocolate flavour, with espresso notes, resulting in a rich, complex character. Hops: Polaris. Brewed exclusively for J D Wetherspoon at Banks's Brewery by Christian Fischer from Leikeim Brewery, Germany.