The Beer School
Westhoughton, BL5 3AZ

The Beer School
Westhoughton, BL5 3AZ

Cask beers available

Cask beers available

Boxer Blonde - 4%

Boxer Blonde


4% abv

Pale straw coloured refreshing session ale with a delicate gooseberry flavour and aroma.

Odin - 3.8%



3.8% abv

A fresh, light bodied pale blonde ale brewed with Czech noble hop Saaz and the highly sought after US hop Amarillo, together with rising stars from New Zealand. Expect a fruity, citrus flavour and moderately bitter finish.

Butterley - 3.8%



3.8% abv

A traditional, easy drinking Yorkshire Bitter, made from all British ingredients. Pale copper in colour, this beer initially has sweet malt and honey on the palate, followed by a moderately bitter finish. The delicate hop aromas can be described as floral and spicy.

Craft Keg available

Sunset Wilds - 7%

Sunset Wilds


7% abv

Red IPA featuring a blend of classic and modern hops. A collaboration with Elusive Brewing.

Time Travelling Taxi - 5.7%

Time Travelling Taxi

Brew York

5.7% abv

A DDH Pale Ale crammed with CTZ, Citra and Loral Cryo hops. Expect a creamy mouthfeel from the oats, and a punchy hop profile.

Sister Doris - 5.2%

Sister Doris


5.2% abv

A chocolate vanilla stout brewed for Beardless Beer Week.

Spin Doctor - 4.8%

Spin Doctor


4.8% abv

Clean taste, light straw colour and crisp carbonation. We then added Ella and Summer Australian hops with Ella bringing light, fruity, gently herbal notes blending perfectly with the balanced melon and peach characteristics of Summer. A refreshingly different spin on lager.

Ciders & Perries available

Brigantia - 6%


Udders Orchard

6% abv

A medium fruity blend of dessert, Bramley, and Dabinett apples with gentle tannic spiciness.

Wild Elder - 4%

Wild Elder


4% abv

Delicately sweet, hand foraged elderflower is expertly blended with our 100% fresh pressed English cider to create this unique and distinctive blend. A naturally rural hedgerow aroma is followed by a brilliantly bittersweet English cider taste.

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Pheasant Plucker - 3.7%

Pheasant Plucker


3.7% abv

Copper coloured traditional bitter. This ale has rounded berry flavours, balanced with a malty, biscuit palate.

Loral In Your Heart - 4.4%

Loral In Your Heart


4.4% abv

Originally brewed as a one-off, this recipe was so well received that we had to bring it back... again and again. Each edition of this recurring Pale Ale pairs Citra with another of our favourite hops and this time it's Loral.

Pale - 3.8%



3.8% abv

This is a light, easy-drinking beer. A citrus aroma with a biscuit malt and citrus taste and light to mid bitterness. Smooth and sessionable.

Haze Of Thunder - 4.2% (keg)

Haze Of Thunder (keg)

Brew York

4.2% abv

American pale ale brewed with CTZ, Mosaic, Loral and Simcoe hops.

A Whole Being - 5% (keg)

A Whole Being (keg)


5% abv

The combination of Citra's juicy mango aromatics and the unique strawberry character of Belma leaves us pining for the early days of summer, when spring's cool breeze yields to the gentle heat of the sun, casting a warm glow over nature's beauty.

Helles - 5% (keg)

Helles (keg)


5% abv

Made in the heart of Bavaria using natural mineral water and locally grown barley and hops, new Hofmeister Helles Lager is slow-brewed colder and longer than most other beers today. That’s because hofmeister believe all the extra time and effort is well worth it. And when you try their fresher, subtly hoppy and gently carbonated Helles, hofmeister think you will too.

Waterloo Sunset - 7%

Waterloo Sunset

Udders Orchard

7% abv

Medium dry perry made using local dessert pears, traditionally pressed and naturally fermented. Blended with some sharp apples to give a hint of acidity.

Elmet - 5.5%


Udders Orchard

5.5% abv

Medium sweet cider made with local apples blended with a dash of Dabinett cider apples. Sweetened to make a more sessionable cider (85% fresh pressed juice).

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