Talbot Taphouse
Ripley, DE5 3LT

Talbot Taphouse
Ripley, DE5 3LT

Cask beers available

Cask beers available

Platform C - 6.3%

Platform C


6.3% abv

This is a classic US West Coast IPA bursting with hops from the Pacific North-West. Clean and refreshing with plenty of citrus, resin and pine this is a juicy, bitter and satisfying hop burst on the palette. The juicy malt background acts as the perfect platform for the hops to shine.

Shangri-La - 4.2%



4.2% abv

This resplendent session IPA is a mystical, harmonious brew that summons flavours of ripe and juicy tropical fruit. Complimenting its rich flavour profile with a beautifully soft and viscous mouth-feel, wherever you may be, just one sip will whisk you away to paradise.

4 Wood - 4.5%

4 Wood


4.5% abv

Our full-bodied English Best Bitter. Gluten free and vegan friendly.

American Girl - 5.6%

American Girl


5.6% abv

Single hopped IPA, masses of citrus fruit with an aromatic hint of pepper and melon. Very drinkable for its strength.

Far Side - 4.8%

Far Side


4.8% abv

A black rich opulent stout with aromas of chocolate, cocoa, and roasted malts the flavour is smooth and creamy with hints of cookie dough, vanilla and resinous hops.

Craft Keg available

Mello Yello - 5.2%

Mello Yello

New Bristol

5.2% abv

A beautiful golden yellow, hazy IPA brewed with flakes oats and wheat, then generously hopped and dry hopped with Citra and Amarillo. Chock full of hop flavours and aromas emoting soft zesty orange, pear and watermelon. A lush tropical fruit bomb with a pillow-like mouthfeel.

Joyride - 5.4%



5.4% abv

Hopped with El Dorado, Sultana, Sabro and Huell Melon for fruit salad vibes with a bit of freshly cut grass.

Neck Oil - 4.3%

Neck Oil


4.3% abv

We wanted to create a light, crisp, punchy, go to beer! A beer that you know you can pick up and appreciate or simply get it down ya neck. Extra pale base malts are used to keep it crisp and give the hops a great platform to dance on. Masses of hop additions during the whirlpool and a huge dose of dry hops make this a brilliantly 'easy' IPA.

Gamma Ray - 5.4%

Gamma Ray


5.4% abv

The concept was to create a juicy tropical beer. A brew you can sit on and drink all day, rammed with juicy malts and huge tropical aromas of mango and grapefruit. Massive additions of American hops are added to the whirlpool giving huge hop flavour. The beer is then dry hopped for days, driving the punchy aromas so you can smell it from miles away!

Lukas - 4.2%



4.2% abv

Light gold in colour, Lukas is a crisp Bavarian-style Helles. Traditionally lagered and brewed with all Bavarian ingredients, the resulting beer is the very definition of elegant simplicity and finesse.

Budvar Original - 5%

Budvar Original


5% abv

Brewed and matured for 102 days, about 7 times longer than most other beers and using the finest ingredients: Moravian Malt, Whole cone Saaz hops, Artesian water from a Glacial well directly underneath the brewery and our own strain of yeast. This beer is perfectly balanced and remains independently owned by the Czech people.

Lager - 4.9%



4.9% abv

A delightfully drinkable beer: mild, elegant malt, with a hint of sweetness. Clear and light-golden under a compact head, it presents itself well in the glass. A pleasant malt aroma is complemented by mild notes of hops. It unveils its strength and sweetness with every sip through its perfect balance of malt and hoppy bitterness.

Ciders & Perries available

Bee Sting - 6.8%

Bee Sting


6.8% abv

Sweet but incredibly refreshing with a glorious fresh tasting pear flavour and a wonderful pear aroma.

Rosie's Pig Raspberry - 4%

Rosie's Pig Raspberry


4% abv

A refreshing berry flavour with citrus notes creates a well-balanced easy drinking cider with a fresh finish. A fresh distinctive raspberry aroma with hints of aromatic cucumber.

Two Trees - 4.5%

Two Trees

Gwynt y Ddraig

4.5% abv

A pale, fruity perry with an aroma of fruit and a hint of honey on the palate.

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.

Thundering Molly - 5.2%

Thundering Molly

Celtic Marches

5.2% abv

Thundering Molly is a well rounded medium cider. Fresh and fruity with a lovely apple aroma. Gorgeous golden colour and a balanced finish. Made on our Herefordshire farm from 100% cider apples. Made from a blend of bitter sweet and sharp cider apples.

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.

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.

Rattler - 6%



6% abv

Named after the feisty Cornish Rattler apple and blended with Healey’s know-how, our Rattler Cyder has the crisp, fresh flavour you crave.

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Rapture - 5.9%


Bottle Brook

5.9% abv

New Zealand IPA, blonde with a pronounced hoppy finish. Brewed with Nelson Sauvignon and Citra hops.

Apocalypse Now - 5.2%

Apocalypse Now


5.2% abv

A robust, smooth bitter with a good balance of malt, fruit, and hops. Maris Otter malt and finest Fuggles hops give this copper red beer a flavour equally suited to summer or winter evenings.

Nutty Ambassador - 6%

Nutty Ambassador

Little Critters

6% abv

Our super tasty Hazelnut Milk Stout. With hazelnut aromatics, coffee and chocolate notes this is a great marriage of flavours. Unfiltered to retain the luscious taste this product contains lactose (milk sugar) and oats which combine to give a slightly sweet but smooth body.

Glamour Muscles - 5.3%

Glamour Muscles


5.3% abv

Big flavoured hazy IPA brewed with Citra, Mosaic, Columbus and El Dorado hops.

Arethusa - 5.8%



5.8% abv

New England Pale made single hopped with Simcoe, including a big dose of Cryo Simcoe dry hopping. Hazy and full-bodied with bright citrus and pine.

Blonde Star - 4.1%

Blonde Star


4.1% abv

Crisp and fresh, Blonde Star is light in body but certainly not in flavour. Brim-full of lemon, grapefruit, passion fruit and pale malt. Refreshing and satisfying, this was our first beer and it’s still our biggest seller.

Big Hush - 5.6%

Big Hush


5.6% abv

Hazy IPA hopped with Loral and Mosaic. Soft, creamy, pillowy hoppy hugs in a glass. Vegan friendly.

Ekuanot IPA - 5.5%

Ekuanot IPA


5.5% abv

Single hopped IPA brewed with Ekuanot.

Disco Balls - 5.3%

Disco Balls


5.3% abv

A big hitting, hop loaded, India Pale Ale full to the brim with American Hops for punchy fruit flavours. Gluten free.

Deja Moo - 5.2%

Deja Moo


5.2% abv

A milk stout, rich and full-bodied dark chocolate and roast coffee in the body and malt base. Balanced by sweet creaminess from the lactose. Gentle British hops used to balance out the malt. A hug in a glass.

The Chameleon Series - Citra - 5.5%

The Chameleon Series - Citra

Little Critters

5.5% abv

For our Chameleon series we create a classic American Pale Ale using Maris Otter with a touch of Vienna malt, we bitter using whole leaf Columbus hops, add Citra to the kettle after boil and then dry hop after fermentation with the best hops we can get our hands on, for this iteration we feature a second helping of Citra, an American hop with aromas of lemon zest and floral notes.

Late Star - 5%

Late Star


5% abv

Well rounded ESB, sweet and light in body, bready malty aroma and tastes of caramel.

American Girl - 5.6%

American Girl


5.6% abv

Single hopped IPA, masses of citrus fruit with an aromatic hint of pepper and melon. Very drinkable for its strength.

Thriller - 5%



5% abv

Complex rich and roasted cappuccino porter. Crafted in limited quantities - hints of chocolate in the malts and real coffee beans carefully selected to unleash a deliriously smooth and creamy finish.

Hidden Patterns - 4.6%

Hidden Patterns

Bad Seed

4.6% abv

In your face American Pale Ale hopped with Citra, Columbus and Centennial. Easy drinking pale with big fruit character and huge aroma. A riot of tropical and citrus flavours.

C Monster - 6.5%

C Monster

Little Critters

6.5% abv

A citrus IPA made with the best quality American C hops, with lime leaves and fresh citrus peel added during fermentation, making this beast of an IPA as refreshing as an ocean dip on a hot day.

Thor Cake - 5.8%

Thor Cake


5.8% abv

Rich brown ale brewed with oats black treacle, orange peel, ginger and coriander seed. A traditional Derbyshire bake in beer form.

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