The Bandstand
Nairn, IV12 4NB

The Bandstand
Nairn, IV12 4NB

Cask Beers Available

Cask Beers Available

Braemar - 80/-

80/- - 5%

80/-

Braemar

5% abv

Traditional Scottish export ale.

Broughton - Hopo On Yir Bike IPA

Hopo On Yir Bike IPA - 4.1%

Hopo On Yir Bike IPA

Broughton

4.1% abv

A light session IPA. It offers a cycle of refreshment with citrusy hop notes, a clean taste, and a balanced bitterness. Perfect easy-drinking after a long day in the saddle!

Loch Leven - Shining Knight

Shining Knight - 4%

Shining Knight

Loch Leven

4% abv

Similar to our Craft Lager but with subtle modification to the brewing liquor. Pale yellow coloured, well balanced and quite malty. Subtle floral, spicy and slightly citrusy noble hop aroma. Brewed using locally sourced water, Scottish, sown, grown and malted barley, light Caramalt malt and wheat malt. The moderate bitterness comes from a mixture of Target, Goldings hops.

Kelburn - Red Smiddy

Red Smiddy - 4.1%

Red Smiddy

Kelburn

4.1% abv

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.

Kelburn - Goldihops

Goldihops - 3.8%

Goldihops

Kelburn

3.8% abv

Golden, hoppy, clean on the palate and leaving a long lingering after-taste that will haunt you until you quest for more.

Barney's - Capital Porter

Capital Porter - 5%

Capital Porter

Barney's

5% abv

Dark, rich and malty with notes of chocolate, coffee and a light smoke on the nose; this deceptively dark and brooding brew is definitely an easy-drinker as porters go. The dry finish on this London style porter is what keeps it surprisingly refreshing and sessionable.

Craft Keg Available

Black Isle - Halo

Halo - 0.3%

Halo

Black Isle

0.3% abv

Organic low alcohol IPA with aromas of pineapple and tangerine, and tropical flavours. Got work? Got sports? Got to drive and get the kids? Got to wake up feeling ready for the world? Grab a halo. Ironically, contains no lightheadedness.

Drygate - Gladeye IPA

Gladeye IPA - 5.5%

Gladeye IPA

Drygate

5.5% abv

The mighty golden cyclops! Light floral and citrus aromas, with hints of resin and lime. Cut wood, pithy, subtle biscuit, and an aggressive bitterness. Resin adds depth to the light, dry mouthfeel. Hops: Herkules and Centennial.

Innis & Gunn - Lager Beer

Lager Beer - 4.6%

Lager Beer

Innis & Gunn

4.6% abv

Our Lager takes its inspiration from the German style of lager, Helles. It has a sweet, malty flavour balanced with a light aromatic hoppiness that makes it very refreshing. We use Naked Golden Oats to make our Lager. Naked Golden Oats are grown without husks so that even more sweetness and flavour can be extracted from the grains during brewing.

Belhaven - Best

Best - 3.2%

Best

Belhaven

3.2% abv

A sweet malty beer with lots of toffee and caramel notes from the pale and crystal malts. Fresh dry hop taste comes from the Challenger and Goldings which also give a satisfying easy drinking bitter finish.

Ciders & Perries Available

Aspall - Cyder

Cyder - 4.5%

Cyder

Aspall

4.5% abv

Made in the Aspall house style by blending culinary and bittersweet apple varieties such as Cox and Russet to deliver the refreshing, crisp taste of just-bitten apples. Delivering the refreshing, crisp taste of just-bitten apples with a light to medium body. A new mid-strength cider for all occasions.

Coming Soon

Newbarns - Schmonus Pale Ale

Schmonus Pale Ale - 4.5%

Schmonus Pale Ale

Newbarns

4.5% abv

A session-able pale ale bursting with fresh fruity, hoppy goodness. Light and spritzy with a solid malt background. Layers of gooseberry and citrus notes make for a delicious thirst-quenching ale.

Loch Leven - Outlaw King

Outlaw King - 5%

Outlaw King

Loch Leven

5% abv

A well balanced golden ale made from light crystal malt, Scottish grown and malted barley and a little wheat malt. It has a moderate bitterness with a complex herbal, citrussy, resinous and slightly spicy dry hop aroma.

Fyne - Hurricane Jack

Hurricane Jack - 4.4%

Hurricane Jack

Fyne

4.4% abv

Pale gold with a big grassy hop aroma with some delicate hints of cinnamon and ginger, and a slight floral note. Citrus hop flavours lead to a pleasant bitterness.

Spey Valley - Sunshine On Keith

Sunshine On Keith - 3.4%

Sunshine On Keith

Spey Valley

3.4% abv

A hit from its inception, it's zesty, refreshing and at just 3.4% packs a flavour punch well above its ABV. Using citrusy American hops this has all the hop character of an American IPA but with an alcohol content that will allow you to continue enjoying pint after pint.

Orkney - Dragonhead

Dragonhead - 4%

Dragonhead

Orkney

4% abv

A truly classic Stout. This beer is brimming over with rich roast malt and roast barley flavours, complemented by a complex, bitter blend of traditional hop varieties.

Burnside - Stone River

Stone River - 5%

Stone River

Burnside

5% abv

A golden American style IPA. Crisp, light, and perectly balanced. You can make this an all day affair. Vegan friendly.

Broughton - Merlin's Ale

Merlin's Ale - 4.2%

Merlin's Ale

Broughton

4.2% abv

The magic of Merlin lives on in this golden, lightly hopped beer with a biscuit malt character, and a delicate melon hop aroma. As Merlin would say MAGIC!

Cairngorm - Trade Winds

Trade Winds - 4.3%

Trade Winds

Cairngorm

4.3% abv

Award winning new recipe. A light golden colour with a high proportion of wheat and corn giving it a clean fresh taste on top of which there is masses of hop, fruit and citrus flavours with elderflower on the nose.

Braemar - Oat Stout

Oat Stout - 4%

Oat Stout

Braemar

4% abv

A dry oat stout.

Ewebrew - Arctic Convoy

Arctic Convoy - 5%

Arctic Convoy

Ewebrew

5% abv

A hop forward IPA based on the original India Pale Ales. This is crisp, refreshing with a gentle slight mango flavour upfront with a hint of grapefruit to follow. This IPA is a traditional UK style IPA that is balanced and although generously hopped is restrained enough to detect malt subtleties and delicate green hop aroma. Hops: Sovereign, East Kent Goldings and Ernest.

Five Kingdoms - Wee McAsh

Wee McAsh - 4.5%

Wee McAsh

Five Kingdoms

4.5% abv

Our take on the traditional English bitter. Smooth with well-balanced malt flavours and hops. Hops: East Kent Goldings and Saaz.

Cairngorm - Black Gold

Black Gold - 4.4%

Black Gold

Cairngorm

4.4% abv

Dark, rich roasty flavours, medium body with a subtle bitterness and hints of sweetness.

Braemar - 80/-

80/- - 5%

80/-

Braemar

5% abv

Traditional Scottish export ale.

Broughton - Hopo Proper IPA

Hopo Proper IPA - 5%

Hopo Proper IPA

Broughton

5% abv

We've crafted the Proper IPA as a dedication to those that enjoy Proper IPA with treacle malt, high alpha hop flavour and a light bitter aftertaste. With it's intense citrus, spice and pine flavours balanced with our blend of toasted local malts, the beer gives you a depth of spicy aroma and a balanced fruity aftertaste.

Fyne - Sunflower

Sunflower - 4.2%

Sunflower

Fyne

4.2% abv

Brewed with Vienna malt and Akoya hops, this golden ale exudes a rich amber hue with notes of caramel that intertwine with floral and spicy hop aromas.

Burnside - Chain & Anchor

Chain & Anchor - 4%

Chain & Anchor

Burnside

4% abv

A blonde ale with tropical fruit, pineapple and melon aromas. Light citrus in flavour with a clean finish. Vegan friendly.

Loch Leven - Shining Knight

Shining Knight - 4%

Shining Knight

Loch Leven

4% abv

Similar to our Craft Lager but with subtle modification to the brewing liquor. Pale yellow coloured, well balanced and quite malty. Subtle floral, spicy and slightly citrusy noble hop aroma. Brewed using locally sourced water, Scottish, sown, grown and malted barley, light Caramalt malt and wheat malt. The moderate bitterness comes from a mixture of Target, Goldings hops.

Alechemy - Ritual

Ritual - 4.1%

Ritual

Alechemy

4.1% abv

Originally called Cairnpapple¬Ě, this classic Alechemy recipe has been renamed Ritual. A well-balanced light coloured refreshing IPA with a floral aroma leading to a lingering citrus taste. Hops: Tettnang and Cascade.

Broughton - Hopo On Yir Bike IPA

Hopo On Yir Bike IPA - 4.1%

Hopo On Yir Bike IPA

Broughton

4.1% abv

A light session IPA. It offers a cycle of refreshment with citrusy hop notes, a clean taste, and a balanced bitterness. Perfect easy-drinking after a long day in the saddle!

Applecross - Sanctuary

Sanctuary - 4%

Sanctuary

Applecross

4% abv

A lovely malty full bodied ruby ale with notes of caramel, biscuit and roasted dark malts.

Barney's - Capital Porter

Capital Porter - 5%

Capital Porter

Barney's

5% abv

Dark, rich and malty with notes of chocolate, coffee and a light smoke on the nose; this deceptively dark and brooding brew is definitely an easy-drinker as porters go. The dry finish on this London style porter is what keeps it surprisingly refreshing and sessionable.

Fyne - Avalanche

Avalanche - 4.5%

Avalanche

Fyne

4.5% abv

This true golden ale starts with stunning citrus on the nose. Well-balanced with good body and fruit balancing with a refreshing hoppy taste, it finishes with a long bittersweet aftertaste.

Spey Valley - Stillman's IPA

Stillman's IPA - 4.6%

Stillman's IPA

Spey Valley

4.6% abv

An English-style IPA that has great hoppy aroma and a punchy bitterness that's not overpowering, with light spices and floral notes. A great all-rounder beer that's not too strong and is just the trick on a hot sunny day.

River Leven - I.P.A.

I.P.A. - 4%

I.P.A.

River Leven

4% abv

Distinctive, traditional bittering hops combine with the flavour of the malt to produce this copper-coloured classic IPA.

 

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