The Black Country Arms
Walsall, WS1 1QW

The Black Country Arms
Walsall, WS1 1QW

Cask beers available

Cask beers available

Hop Twister - 4.5%

Hop Twister

Salopian

4.5% abv

The palate is fresh, piercing ...

The palate is fresh, piercing and focused, with soft malt overtones and pronounced citrus flavours. A strong focus of taut, lemony, grapefruit on the finish which is balanced by a dry bitterness.

Crack Gold - 4%

Crack Gold

Twisted Oak

4% abv

Late-hopped and dry-hopped for extra ...

Late-hopped and dry-hopped for extra thirst quenchability. Crack Gold is the best-selling figure head from our Crack range of beers.

Taiphoon - 4.2%

Taiphoon

Hop Back

4.2% abv

A fantastic pale gold colour ...

A fantastic pale gold colour with hints of lemon grass and coriander.

Padi - 3.7%

Padi

Big Bog

3.7% abv

A pale ale brewed using ...

A pale ale brewed using extra pale malts, flaked rice and wheat with plenty of Citra hops for that full citrus hit.

Kiwi Funky - 5%

Kiwi Funky

Raw

5% abv

Funkylicious New England style pale ...

Funkylicious New England style pale made with loads of funky hops.

Winter's Tale - 7%

Winter's Tale

Hydes

7% abv

A strong ale of great ...

A strong ale of great character! Literally tonnes of Best Ale malt mingle with black, brown and Crystal to give a rich and full bodied malty ale. Hopping is generous using English Challenger, Fuggles and Goldings. A warming ale for those dark, long, cold nights!

Cornish Winter - 4%

Cornish Winter

Sharp's

4% abv

A limited release full-bodied milk ...

A limited release full-bodied milk stout with rich chocolate and coffee flavours, which leave a smooth finish. After brewing our first-ever stout back in 2011, this darker and richer brew is our seasonal take on the original Cornish Stout.

Boomer - 4.5%

Boomer

Beowulf

4.5% abv

A pale golden hoppy bitter ...

A pale golden hoppy bitter with a hint of grapefruit and passionfruit.

Santa's Tale - 4.1%

Santa's Tale

Teignworthy

4.1% abv

This is a golden easy ...

This is a golden easy to drink brew, full of Golding Hops!

Bitter - 3.8%

Bitter

Backyard

3.8% abv

Golden bitter with a light ...

Golden bitter with a light floral hop nose and a refreshing, crisp dry flavour.

Beorma - 3.8%

Beorma

Beowulf

3.8% abv

Beorma has all the characteristics ...

Beorma has all the characteristics of the perfect session ale. This beer is wonderfully balanced with its malty hint of fruit giving way to a delightful lingering bitterness.

Coaster - 3.6%

Coaster

Sharp's

3.6% abv

The fresh aroma of hops ...

The fresh aroma of hops blends seamlessly with light fruity-sweet notes. In the mouth the beer feels succulent and despite its lower gravity delivers a good measure of hoppy bitterness. This is complemented by a light, almost honeyed malty sweetness.

Dr Mortons Christmas Hamster - 4.1%

Dr Mortons Christmas Hamster

Abbeydale

4.1% abv

A Christmas hamper of biscuit ...

A Christmas hamper of biscuit and caramel derived from the caramalt used and a citrussy character from the Citra hops. Sweet, spicy aroma. Smooth bodied with medium but fresh bitterness.

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

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.

The Bends - 5.2%

The Bends

Salopian

5.2% abv

A fresh field of grapefruit ...

A fresh field of grapefruit and tropical fruit cascade across the pallet and descend to a long fruit filled finish.

Boomerang - 6.9%

Boomerang

Salopian

6.9% abv

A surge of pine engulfs ...

A surge of pine engulfs the palate while hints of orange curacao and mango cascade across a dry and tempered bitter landscape. The finish is long and defined with a hint of sweetness.

Ciders & Perries available

G & C Gin Cider - 4%

G & C Gin Cider

Celtic Marches

4% abv

Limited Edition. Keeping it local, ...

Limited Edition. Keeping it local, weve teamed up with another Marches producer, award winning craft gin company, Penrhos Spirits. Blending our finest Herefordshire craft cider with Penrhos premium dry gin, produces a surprisingly smooth cocktail. Bursting with botanicals, it captivates the essence of the orchards and enhances the taste journey. Subtle notes of cherry blossom linger after the delicate sweet honey mouthfeel. The pure gin afternotes are perfectly executed, with pink pepper, cardamom and rose petals gently lifting through the cider.

Dog Dancer - 6.5%

Dog Dancer

Gwynt y Ddraig

6.5% abv

Produced from bittersweet cider apples ...

Produced from bittersweet cider apples blended with a true sharp cider apple, it is a light straw coloured cider with a medium dry, smooth, crisp, slightly sharp characteristic.

Pineapple Cider - 4%

Pineapple Cider

Lilley's

4% abv

Using our legendary skills in ...

Using our legendary skills in blending fruit with our fantastic cider we have come up with this pineapple delight. in this fruity fusion pineapple juice is paired with our crisp somerset cider creating this exciting fresh flavour.

Farmer's Pride - 5%

Farmer's Pride

Gwynt y Ddraig

5% abv

A fruity medium dry cider ...

A fruity medium dry cider bursting with the spectacular blend of our finest apples. A true farmhouse cloudy cider with a wonderfully smooth finish.

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Twisted Spire - 3.6%

Twisted Spire

Hobsons

3.6% abv

A beer with all round ...

A beer with all round appeal. It's a quenching low gravity beer with a nice bitterness in flavour and refreshing bursts of hop flavour which lingers through to a crisp dry finish. Twisted Spire is brewed with Hersbruker, Fuggles and First Gold hop varieties and Maris Otter malting barley. The vibrant blond beer appeals to the palates of both the practised ale drinker and potential lager convert.

Propeller - 4.2%

Propeller

Tapestry

4.2% abv

Whether you’re a lager lover ...

Whether you’re a lager lover or an IPA expert, the clean, light, crisp nature of this pale ale, is sure to prompt a second, or fifth, round in for everyone. With a citrus bite and stone fruit notes, this pioneering pale never fails to excite.

Primo - 4.5%

Primo

Halton Turner

4.5% abv

Our Best Bitter, no contemporary ...

Our Best Bitter, no contemporary twists, no gimmicks, just a true celebration of a style enjoyed for generations. Using English hops to provide a subtle bitterness that balances a biscuit sweet malty overtone.

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.

Solar - 4.3%

Solar

Clun

4.3% abv

Brewed using Maris Otter pale ...

Brewed using Maris Otter pale malt combined with touch of wheat malt, the bitterness is provided by fruity Challenger and aromatic Styrian Golding hops. A true session bitter, the zesty hops providing a lasting bitter finish.

Oracle - 4%

Oracle

Salopian

4% abv

Crisp, gold ale with striking ...

Crisp, gold ale with striking hop profile. Dry and refreshing with long balanced aromatic finish.

Lady Godiva - 4.2%

Lady Godiva

Warwickshire

4.2% abv

Blonde, gentle and full-bodied bitter ...

Blonde, gentle and full-bodied bitter with honey/biscuit flavours.

Old Prickly - 4.2%

Old Prickly

Hobsons

4.2% abv

The snuffly hedge grog is ...

The snuffly hedge grog is a pale ale full of hop flavour and brewed with Columbus and Lubelski hops to give this beer a complex flavour of floral and citrus notes. Locally sourced Maris Otter malting barley is used to brew this beer which has become a firm favourite and permanent beer.

Munchen - 5%

Munchen

Provenance, Hydes

5% abv

A very flavoursome Bavarian straw ...

A very flavoursome Bavarian straw blonde ‘Helles’ style beer, crafted from traditional premium Pilsen malt and the Noble Hallertau, Mittlefruh and Hersbrucher hops.

SPA - 3.8%

SPA

Warwickshire

3.8% abv

English Pale Ale rounded but ...

English Pale Ale rounded but with pronounced bitterness; hoppy but not aggressive; honeyed, spicy and floral.

Noble - 4.5%

Noble

Kinver

4.5% abv

A golden and citrus ale, ...

A golden and citrus ale, brewed using Citra hops.

Spun Gold - 4.5%

Spun Gold

Twisted Oak

4.5% abv

A beautiful golden ale brewed ...

A beautiful golden ale brewed with just one single malt (pale malt) and late hopped with Perle and Willamette. Another fantastic smooth tasting beer.

Holding Patterns - 3.9%

Holding Patterns

Salopian

3.9% abv

A vivid golden ale that ...

A vivid golden ale that swirls with tangerine and light grapefruit. Its flowers into a vibrant landscape of papaya and ripe juicy peachiness.

Bayou - 5%

Bayou

Big Bog

5% abv

American Pale Ale, brewed using ...

American Pale Ale, brewed using extra pale ale and crystal rye malts. An intensely hoppy ale using USA Citra hops in the copper then dry hopped with USA Amarillo hops.

Cherry Chocolate Porter - 5.5%

Cherry Chocolate Porter

Lakehouse

5.5% abv

A soft and fruity speciality ...

A soft and fruity speciality dark beer, with a subtle chocolate oomph. Brewed using a barrel of fresh cherries and chocolate malts to create a unique blend of deep flavours.

Wise Donkey - 3.6%

Wise Donkey

Kansas Avenue, Hydes

3.6% abv

A chesnut ale with a ...

A chesnut ale with a fruity aroma, with raisins, spice and maltiness. The wise donkey is a character from the Oz books and coincedentally we have three wise men and a donkey at Christmas. A perfect name for our December beer.

Firkin Freezin - 4.1%

Firkin Freezin

Salopian

4.1% abv

A distinctive a light copper ...

A distinctive a light copper coloured ale with a clean crisp and fruity hop profile and a tart biscuit finish.

The Bends - 5.2%

The Bends

Salopian

5.2% abv

A fresh field of grapefruit ...

A fresh field of grapefruit and tropical fruit cascade across the pallet and descend to a long fruit filled finish.

Stog - 4.1%

Stog

Big Bog

4.1% abv

A milk stout brewed using ...

A milk stout brewed using Chocolate and Brown malt. Milk sugars are added to give a creamy bitter sweet taste.

Inferno - 4%

Inferno

Oakham

4% abv

This light igniting ale flickers ...

This light igniting ale flickers complex fruits across your tongue leaving a dry fruity bitter finish smothering your thirst. Inferno uses a blend of five different hops from the Yakima Valley to create its floral aroma and unique flavour.

Billabong - 4.4%

Billabong

Big Bog

4.4% abv

A single hop brew using ...

A single hop brew using Australian Ella whole hops which deliver subtle apricot, cedar and peach flavours. The use of Munich malt gives subtle notes of light caramel and honey.

Blindspot - 5%

Blindspot

Halton Turner

5% abv

Delicious, luxuriant, and flavours to ...

Delicious, luxuriant, and flavours to die for. At 5%, it packs a little punch but you'll agree it's worth it. A complex malt bill gives a variety of flavours, with roast coffee and chocolate coming to the fore. A robust yet smooth and very quaffable stout.

Gold Rush - 4.2%

Gold Rush

Lenton Lane

4.2% abv

Cascade hops provide the superb ...

Cascade hops provide the superb flavour for this easy drinking golden ale.

Eyup Cocka! - 4.3%

Eyup Cocka!

Raw

4.3% abv

Generously hopped pale ale with ...

Generously hopped pale ale with Galaxy and Mosaic.

Darwin's Origin - 4.3%

Darwin's Origin

Salopian

4.3% abv

A copper-coloured beer that evolves ...

A copper-coloured beer that evolves with a pronounced hop character which is balanced by a refined malt finish.

Boss Blonde - 4%

Boss Blonde

Boss

4% abv

Dive into this light, bright ...

Dive into this light, bright and racy blonde and a biscuity malt backbone quickly yields to a hopilicious hit of grapefruit and spicy pine and a wash of pleasant bitterness, flowing in waves from a Hercules of the hop world, Chinook.

Winter Crystal - 4.8%

Winter Crystal

Kinver

4.8% abv

Winter pale ale. ...

Winter pale ale.

English Stout - 5%

English Stout

4 T's

5% abv

Mouth-watering, balanced and smooth English ...

Mouth-watering, balanced and smooth English stout. A combination of specialist malts lends roasted chocolate and biscuit notes to this award winning stout. Then the Challenger, Northdown and EKG hops break through, releasing bursts of toffee and flowery tones.

Best - 3.8%

Best

Hobsons

3.8% abv

The pale brown to amber ...

The pale brown to amber medium bodied beer has a strong hop character. It's a bitter but with unconventional warm tones of malt that lingers on the palette, the complex malty flavours gives richness, balanced by the clean hoppy finish. A good session bitter brewed with local British hops picked from the farm seven miles down the road in Worcestershire - Fuggles, Goldings, Challenger and Progress.

Waitangi Dawn - 4.2%

Waitangi Dawn

Halton Turner

4.2% abv

Blasted with New Zealand hops, ...

Blasted with New Zealand hops, this session IPA is bursting with tropical fruit flavours, and will perhaps go down too well.

JHB - 3.8%

JHB

Oakham

3.8% abv

An assalt of aromatic citrus ...

An assalt of aromatic citrus hop, a hoppy, fruity and grassy bittersweet palate and an uncompromising dry, bitter aftertaste characterise this impressive straw-coloured ale.

Shropstar - 4%

Shropstar

Hobsons

4% abv

A light aromatic thirst-quenching session ...

A light aromatic thirst-quenching session ale. Fruity and crisp with a refreshing taste.

Darling Buds - 4%

Darling Buds

Warwickshire

4% abv

Maris Otter and Crystal malt ...

Maris Otter and Crystal malt combined with wheat make this a refreshing full-bodied 4% blonde bitter.

Glacier - 3.6%

Glacier

Beartown

3.6% abv

Light hopped pure water session ...

Light hopped pure water session super pale.

Kalon - 4.5%

Kalon

Salopian

4.5% abv

Grapefruit, citrus and tropical fruit ...

Grapefruit, citrus and tropical fruit layer across a golden landscape of freshness, aroma and biscuit malt.

Whiplash - 5.4%

Whiplash

Halton Turner

5.4% abv

This modern pale ale was ...

This modern pale ale was created to showcase the stunning bold citrus flavours of the American hops you may adore.

Slippery Slope - 5.3%

Slippery Slope

Twisted Oak

5.3% abv

This is our classic rich ...

This is our classic rich porter crafted with 6 different malts and hopped with bags of Progress. With a gorgeous chocolatey finish this porter is the perfect ale for when the nights draw in.

Citra - 4.2%

Citra

Oakham

4.2% abv

A light refreshing beer with ...

A light refreshing beer with pungent grapefruit, lychee and gooseberry aromas leading to a dry, bitter finish.

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.

Mango - 4%

Mango

Lilley's

4% abv

Smooth and sophisticated mango cider ...

Smooth and sophisticated mango cider made with an ample portion of mango juice and Somerset cider.

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.

G & C Gin Cider - 4%

G & C Gin Cider

Celtic Marches

4% abv

Limited Edition. Keeping it local, ...

Limited Edition. Keeping it local, weve teamed up with another Marches producer, award winning craft gin company, Penrhos Spirits. Blending our finest Herefordshire craft cider with Penrhos premium dry gin, produces a surprisingly smooth cocktail. Bursting with botanicals, it captivates the essence of the orchards and enhances the taste journey. Subtle notes of cherry blossom linger after the delicate sweet honey mouthfeel. The pure gin afternotes are perfectly executed, with pink pepper, cardamom and rose petals gently lifting through the cider.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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