The Beer School
Westhoughton, BL5 3AZ

The Beer School
Westhoughton, BL5 3AZ

Cask beers available

Cask beers available

Oppenchops - 4%


Northern Whisper

4% abv

Since we’re based in the post-industrial heartlands of Lancashire, we needed a true northern lad of a beer that tells it like it is. So open thy chops and get thee some of this golden ale down t’piehole.

Lancaster IPA - 4.2%

Lancaster IPA


4.2% abv

A well hopped IPA with a dry crisp finish.

Skinfull - 4.2%



4.2% abv

Tawny beer with malt and fruit in the taste leading to a clean and uncompromisingly full bitter hoppy finish.

Hoppily Ever After - 3.8%

Hoppily Ever After


3.8% abv

Single hopped with new English variety Endeavour. Blonde refreshing beer with distinct endeavour hop flavour.

Craft Keg available

Nobody Knows What The Future Holds - 5.5%

Nobody Knows What The Future Holds


5.5% abv

DDH Pale brewed for The Festival Of Beer.

Daisy Stout - 5.5%

Daisy Stout


5.5% abv

A classic stout with the added advantage of a creamy finish.

Life & Death - 6.5%

Life & Death


6.5% abv

Three kilos of hops and forty kilos of barley selflessly give their lives to brew every barrel of this beer. It’s a lot to ask, but their reincarnation as this life-affirming IPA makes their sacrifice worthwhile. A ballsy, US style IPA, expect flavours of tropical & citrus fruits, with a lingering bitterness set against a smooth malty backbone.

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

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%


Udders Orchard

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).

Hector - 6.5%


Udders Orchard

6.5% abv

A full juice, medium dry cider with a refreshing appley taste, made from traditional pressed dessert and culinary apples, harvested from a single orchard in Walden Stubbs, South Yorkshire, under the watchful eye of the enormous great dane, Hector. It is naturally fermented using wild yeasts.

Coming Soon

Chinook - 4.2%



4.2% abv

American Pale Ale, citrus aroma with an intense grapefruit finish, super high alpha pale ale.

Hoppy Pale - 3.8%

Hoppy Pale

Seven Bro7hers

3.8% abv

Lower in alcohol, our session craft beer is a light and refreshing pale ale that delivers tropical fruit and strawberry flavours.

Queer Marzen - 5.6% (keg)

Queer Marzen (keg)


5.6% abv

A Marzen brewed in collaboration with The Queer Brewing Project. This crisp Bavarian inspired lager is full-bodied, amber in colour with nutty notes and light sweetness. Each of Queer Brewing’s collaborations supports LGBTQ-focussed charities. A portion of proceeds from this beer will go to support this great cause.

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