The Black Country Arms
Walsall, WS1 1QW

The Black Country Arms
Walsall, WS1 1QW

Cask beers available

Cask beers available

Titanium - 5.1%

Titanium

Quantock

5.1% abv

A West Coast IPA style ...

A West Coast IPA style beer, bursting with tropical hop flavours.

New Dawn - 3.9%

New Dawn

Navigation

3.9% abv

Pale straw in colour, well-hopped ...

Pale straw in colour, well-hopped which blends itself to a refreshing good, sharp finish.

Wombat - 4.5%

Wombat

Big Hand

4.5% abv

Awaiting tastings notes from brewer. ...

Awaiting tastings notes from brewer.

Quadhop - 3.9%

Quadhop

Downton

3.9% abv

This remains our most popular ...

This remains our most popular session bitter. Pale in colour with four varieties of hops. (Challenger, East Kent Goldings, Pioneer, and Styrian Goldings) provide a full range of floral and citrus aromas, and a moreish bitterness that drinks superbly down the glass.

Independence - 4.6%

Independence

Bristol Beer Factory

4.6% abv

Our distinctive American pale ale ...

Our distinctive American pale ale is full of big hop character but without the strong bitterness. Carefully selected American hops are added continuously during the boil and also during conditioning (dry hopping) to give a really fresh aromatic boost. This beer is mainly about hops but we have given it a malt backbone to balance the beautiful tropical fruit aromas.

Porter - 5%

Porter

Wooha

5% abv

Lightly hopped using Phoenix hops ...

Lightly hopped using Phoenix hops from the UK. Rich chocolate and coffee flavours which are wrapped in a mouth filling smokiness provided by the German Rauch malt. Dark as night, with a smooth aftertaste.

Primate - 4%

Primate

Blue Monkey

4% abv

A clean crisp amber ale ...

A clean crisp amber ale with notes of chocolate and caramel.

Demeter - 6%

Demeter

Neepsend

6% abv

An American hopped IPA brewed ...

An American hopped IPA brewed with wheat, oats and spelt.

Barbarian - 5.5%

Barbarian

Derventio

5.5% abv

A rich dark, smooth stout ...

A rich dark, smooth stout with undertones of coffee and chocolate.

Liquid Weapon - 5%

Liquid Weapon

Kelham Island

5% abv

Golden ale brewed with pale ...

Golden ale brewed with pale and lightly toasted malts for a golden finish with just a hint of caramel. The blend of American hops give a balance of bitter and fruity flavours with hints of pine below the surface.

Hancock's HB - 3.6%

Hancock's HB

Molson Coors

3.6% abv

Hancock's HB dates from at ...

Hancock's HB dates from at least 1925 and is a traditional Cask Ale with an aroma full of crystal toffee and pear drops, with a hint of liquorice. A touch drying, it's soft and smooth malty palate has a faintly sharp finish.

Heritage Red - 4.4%

Heritage Red

Heritage

4.4% abv

A red ale with hazelnut ...

A red ale with hazelnut and coffee flavours from the malt, balanced by spicy floral hop aromas. Our very first Red Beer – One off Special brew.

King Korvak's Saga - 5.4%

King Korvak's Saga

Fownes

5.4% abv

Our signature porter, celebrated and ...

Our signature porter, celebrated and awarded across the Midlands as the finest porter in the land. The complex roast and coffee flavours are suitably balanced by it’s bitterness and subtle earthy hop flavours.

Tranquilizer - 7.2%

Tranquilizer

Salopian

7.2% abv

The final beer of our ...

The final beer of our series of beers to raise funds for the super Haematology Ward at the RSH. It's super juicy and full of peach and mango.

Fireside - 5%

Fireside

Black Country

5% abv

A well rounded premium bitter, ...

A well rounded premium bitter, amber in colour, clean in taste leading to a pleasant dry finish.

BFG - 4.2%

BFG

Black Country

4.2% abv

A straw coloured quaffing beer, ...

A straw coloured quaffing beer, with an impressive bold citrus hop aroma, fruity balanced sweetness and a lingering refreshing after-taste.

Pig on the Wall - 4.3%

Pig on the Wall

Black Country

4.3% abv

A refreshing chestnut brown beer ...

A refreshing chestnut brown beer with a complex flavour of light hops giving way to a bittersweet blend of roasted malt. Suggestions of chocolate and coffee undertones.

Craft Keg available

Cico Buff - 6.9%

Cico Buff

Salopian

6.9% abv

An enigmatic and ethereal IPA ...

An enigmatic and ethereal IPA that swoons with a orchard of gentile lushness. Vibrant mango and fresh grapefruit loop across the palate easing you to a sugary hiccup.

Purr - 5%

Purr

Salopian

5% abv

A tantalising IPA with a ...

A tantalising IPA with a pillowy soft bitterness, encased in aroma of spicy fruits and fresh pine. Tropical fruits and zingy lemon sorbet caress a sparkling and effervescent finish.

Ciders & Perries available

Tropical Cider - 4%

Tropical Cider

Lilley's

4% abv

We have blended our Somerset ...

We have blended our Somerset cider with an explosion of tropical fruits. Pink grapefruit, pineapple, mango and lime all combine to make this a succulent thirst quencher. Perfect for drinking on the beach and making you feel closer to the Caribbean with every sip.

Gladiator - 8.4%

Gladiator

Lilley's

8.4% abv

This strong rustic cider with ...

This strong rustic cider with its Roman flair has everything. Well rounded, fruity, packed full of flavour and intoxicatingly easy to drink for an 8.5% cider. Medium.

Elderflower Gin & Tonic - 4%

Elderflower Gin & Tonic

Snails Bank

4% abv

Subtle apple aromas mixed with ...

Subtle apple aromas mixed with a delicate bitterness from the G&T and a fruity sweetness from the Elderflower. Perfect English Refreshment.

Joe's Farmhouse Dry Cider - 5.6%

Joe's Farmhouse Dry Cider

Purbeck

5.6% abv

This is the very first ...

This is the very first cider I produced. Giving you the dry refreshing taste and velvety tones of cider made in the traditional way, best served icecold, after a hard days work or on one of those longingly wanted hot summer days.

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White Shield - 5.6%

White Shield

Molson Coors

5.6% abv

Our finest India Pale Ale, ...

Our finest India Pale Ale, for true IPA connoisseurs.

Korvak's Saga: Chapter III - Lament (4.4) - 4.4%

Korvak's Saga: Chapter III - Lament (4.4)

Fownes

4.4% abv

Awaiting tastings notes from brewer. ...

Awaiting tastings notes from brewer.

Mercian Shine - 5%

Mercian Shine

Beowulf

5% abv

A pale bitter with a ...

A pale bitter with a fresh, hoppy and fruity aroma and a dry finish. Its bitterness dances on the palate.

Safe Room - 4.8%

Safe Room

Salopian

4.8% abv

Lemon grass and light pine ...

Lemon grass and light pine spiral across a garnish of tropical fruit, citrus and mango. A soft captivating bitterness with a charming doughy maltiness.

Infinity Plus 1 - 5.6%

Infinity Plus 1

Blue Monkey

5.6% abv

British pale and wheat malts ...

British pale and wheat malts loaded with powerful Citra hops and brewed to 5.6 %, then massively dry hopped again with Citra to give huge punch and aroma, a definite plus one.

Millennial - 6%

Millennial

Black Country

6% abv

Pale ale using American hops ...

Pale ale using American hops and British malt which was originally brewed in 2015 to celebrate reaching the landmark 1000th brew.

Crash Ball - 3.8%

Crash Ball

Fownes

3.8% abv

This may be a light, ...

This may be a light, sessionable ale but do not let that fool you. It’s packed with flavours of blackcurrant, grapefruit and lychee from a combination of classic American and brand new English hops.

Silverheart IPA - 4%

Silverheart IPA

Yorkshire Heart

4% abv

Light amber IPA with spice, ...

Light amber IPA with spice, lemon and citrus flavours.

Summa That - 5%

Summa That

Branscombe Vale

5% abv

Awesome, strong golden ale, intriguing ...

Awesome, strong golden ale, intriguing nose of passion fruit and vanilla. Amazing flavours of citrus and lychee on the palate give way to a subtle bitter finish.

Downton Dream - 4.8%

Downton Dream

Downton

4.8% abv

An extremely flavoursome Pilsner-style ale ...

An extremely flavoursome Pilsner-style ale brewed with Slovenian Celeia and Dana hops, which impart a unique floral nose and light sweetness. Lean, clean and very drinkable!

Toffee Coffee Eclipse - 4.1%

Toffee Coffee Eclipse

Navigation

4.1% abv

Our signature stout, Eclipse with ...

Our signature stout, Eclipse with a combination of 11 malts and new world hops, brewed with cold steeped coffee and rich, sweet toffee.

Metal Head - 4.8%

Metal Head

Beat

4.8% abv

Dark stout driven by a ...

Dark stout driven by a perfect blend of 6 different malts. It has smooth vanilla, chocolate fruity blackcurrant favours. This stout’s monstrous wall of taste come from its distorted mix of dark daring malt that will get your head banging. Turn it up to 11!

Rocka - 5.3%

Rocka

Beat

5.3% abv

Dry hopped APA with huge ...

Dry hopped APA with huge citrus and tropical fruit notes combined with a touch of pine and spice. The robust hoppiness of Rocka is brewed in honour of the free spirit of a generation. A rebellion against the traditional. The legacy lives on.

Spectre - 4.5%

Spectre

Big Hand

4.5% abv

Espresso, liquorice and toast with ...

Espresso, liquorice and toast with hints of berry and chocolate in this smooth, dark Dry Welsh Stout.

Eclipse - 4.1%

Eclipse

Navigation

4.1% abv

11 malts and specially selected ...

11 malts and specially selected hops combine in this velvety smooth stout. Signature roast notes and a malty backbone delivery a memorable pint.

Elderquad - 4%

Elderquad

Downton

4% abv

A pale generously hopped session ...

A pale generously hopped session beer. Hints of sweetness, and a subtle elderflower aroma, provide a terrific balance to the hops. A real thirst quencher.

Centennial APA - 4.5%

Centennial APA

Blue Bee

4.5% abv

American pale ale showcasing American ...

American pale ale showcasing American Centennial hops and their floral and citrus characteristics.

Pili Pala - 3.8%

Pili Pala

Big Hand

3.8% abv

Ultra pale ale. A ...

Ultra pale ale. A refreshing, dry Summer ale, soft melon and peach notes lead in this moreish pint.

Blackheart Stout - 4.8%

Blackheart Stout

Yorkshire Heart

4.8% abv

Strong dark in colour with ...

Strong dark in colour with roasted coffee and molasses flavours. A full bodied Yorkshire Stout.

Blonde - 3.9%

Blonde

Yorkshire Heart

3.9% abv

A blonde refreshing session ale ...

A blonde refreshing session ale brewed with a combination of New Zealand hops to give a crisp, fruity citrus finish.

Orangutan - 4.7%

Orangutan

Blue Monkey

4.7% abv

A rich dark stout with ...

A rich dark stout with tight cream head. Its sweet fruity aroma leads into warming flavours of plum and marzipan supported by rich malts. Then a crisp dry finish.

Paper Planes - 4.6% (keg)

Paper Planes (keg)

Salopian

4.6% abv

A hazy floral full flavoured ...

A hazy floral full flavoured session IPA with mellow bitterness and a doughy light pepperiness. A lingering spiral of tropical fruit, pine and sweet orange blossom descend into effervescent finale.

Bulletproof - 5.8% (keg)

Bulletproof (keg)

Salopian

5.8% abv

A beautifully structured beer which ...

A beautifully structured beer which is extremely rich in flavour but light on the palate. A fresh aroma of mango, peach, lemon offer hints of the depth of hop character that swells refreshing across the taste buds in a bold and tart fashion.

Automaton - 7% (keg)

Automaton (keg)

Salopian

7% abv

Swathes of pine, lime and ...

Swathes of pine, lime and citrus leap across the palate of this bold IPA, topped with a crisp white head. This refreshing golden beer delves into a long clean finish with flavours lasting long into the memory.

Muddy Scamp - 6.8%

Muddy Scamp

Purbeck

6.8% abv

This is Purbeck’s strongest cider ...

This is Purbeck’s strongest cider to date – with its well-balanced flavour, it is cloudy and still, like all great traditional farmhouse ciders.

Crimson King - 6%

Crimson King

Broadoak

6% abv

Fruity plum coloured medium cider ...

Fruity plum coloured medium cider with an apple aroma.

Gladiator - 8.4%

Gladiator

Lilley's

8.4% abv

This strong rustic cider with ...

This strong rustic cider with its Roman flair has everything. Well rounded, fruity, packed full of flavour and intoxicatingly easy to drink for an 8.5% cider. Medium.

Black Dragon - 7.2%

Black Dragon

Gwynt y Ddraig

7.2% abv

The legendary Black Dragon! This ...

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.

Darkcider - 7.5%

Darkcider

Lilley's

7.5% abv

Darkcider a truly mystical cider ...

Darkcider a truly mystical cider 100% apple quite dark in colour with a slight caramel flavour. Beware this cider is quite strong.

Crazy Goat - 6.8%

Crazy Goat

Lilley's

6.8% abv

A medium sweet mix of ...

A medium sweet mix of perry and cider expertly blended giving it a mouth-watering juicy flavour.

Moonshine - 7.5%

Moonshine

Broadoak

7.5% abv

This medium-sweet cider has a ...

This medium-sweet cider has a crisp, light, refreshing, fruity flavour, supplied by dessert and culinary apples, resulting in a very drinkable character, despite its strength.

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