The Black Country Arms
Walsall, WS1 1QW

The Black Country Arms
Walsall, WS1 1QW

Cask beers available

Cask beers available

White Sea - 5.2%

White Sea

Newby Wyke

5.2% abv

Pale coloured with grapefruit and ...

Pale coloured with grapefruit and citrus taste from the Chinook and Mount Hood hops used.

Chocolate & Vanilla Stout - 4.5%

Chocolate & Vanilla Stout

Titanic

4.5% abv

A true old fashioned stout. ...

A true old fashioned stout. A dark combination of malt and roast with some hops. Strongly flavoured and well balanced.

Rush Hour - 4.5%

Rush Hour

Spitting Feathers

4.5% abv

Five different hop varieties give ...

Five different hop varieties give this pale ale a strong citrus character, bursting with grapefruit, orange and passionfruit flavours.

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.

Premium - 4.4%

Premium

Slater's

4.4% abv

Rich amber coloured beer with ...

Rich amber coloured beer with hints of caramel, malt and a complex fruity hop aroma developing a bitter finish and balancing the well-rounded malty mouthfeel.

Mosaic Blonde - 4.3%

Mosaic Blonde

Oldershaw (now Zest)

4.3% abv

Expand your beer horizons with ...

Expand your beer horizons with this ultra satisfying lager-style beer featuring three hop varieties including the formidable 'Mosaic', a relative newcomer to the scene which is said to be one of the most potent ever grown. Powerfully citrus, tropical, dynamic, and downright delicious.

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.

True Grit - 5%

True Grit

Millstone

5% abv

A very pale and hoppy ...

A very pale and hoppy strong ale. Well hopped using only Chinnook hop; the mellow bitters make way for a distinctive citrus/grapefruit aroma.

Thunderbridge Stout - 5.2%

Thunderbridge Stout

Small World

5.2% abv

A traditional dry stout brewed ...

A traditional dry stout brewed with roasted barley and balanced with chocolate malt for slight sweetness.

Stay Puft - 5.2%

Stay Puft

Tiny Rebel

5.2% abv

This marshmallow porter has the ...

This marshmallow porter has the classic roasty qualities of a proper dark ale, whilst the marshmallow gives it a smooth sweetness, both combining for a delightful, S’mores-like ale. A sweet treat for the cold winter nights.

Dirty Stop Out - 5%

Dirty Stop Out

Tiny Rebel

5% abv

Nine different malt varieties go ...

Nine different malt varieties go into brewing this complex, lightly smoked oat stout.

Plum Pig - 4.3%

Plum Pig

Black Country

4.3% abv

A well rounded beer bursting ...

A well rounded beer bursting with natural plum flavour.

Sea Fury - 5%

Sea Fury

Sharp's

5% abv

An exceptional example of the ...

An exceptional example of the Special Bitter beer style, offering substance and depth of flavour without compromising balance and drinkability. An aroma of inviting roasted and dark berry notes gives way to sumptuous, fruity, malty flavour and a moreish hop finish.

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

Bulletproof - 5.8%

Bulletproof

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.

Peaches and Cream IPA - 5.5%

Peaches and Cream IPA

Tiny Rebel

5.5% abv

Does exactly what it says ...

Does exactly what it says on the tin! Peach flavours from, you guessed it, peaches! The cream comes from sweet, smooth lactose and the IPA from the bucket loads of Citra, Mosaic and Simcoe that compliment the sweet fruit flavours.

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

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.

Crimson King - 6%

Crimson King

Broadoak

6% abv

Fruity plum coloured medium cider ...

Fruity plum coloured medium cider with an apple aroma.

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.

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Corsair - 3.8%

Corsair

Newby Wyke

3.8% abv

Blonde session hoppy ale citrus ...

Blonde session hoppy ale citrus and pine under tones.

Stout - 4.5%

Stout

Millstone

4.5% abv

A traditional stout. The English ...

A traditional stout. The English Phoenix and Goldings hops provide a smooth bitterness as well as subtle hints of treacle in the aroma.

Gold - 4.5%

Gold

Ramsbury

4.5% abv

Our very first ale, a ...

Our very first ale, a rich golden coloured beer produced by blending optic malt, crystal wheat and a small amount of torridied wheat. Added to this are Goldings and Styrian Golding hops which give that distinctly light hoppy aroma and taste.

Panacea - 5%

Panacea

Salopian

5% abv

This new golden beer has ...

This new golden beer has a powerful grapefruit aroma, followed by flavours of grapefruit, lychee and citrus which give way to a soothing bitterness, balanced by a crisp maltiness to create a vibrant character.

Stout Dwarf - 4.5%

Stout Dwarf

Fownes

4.5% abv

A stout with a big ...

A stout with a big flavour.

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.

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.

Milk Stout - 4.8%

Milk Stout

Ramsbury

4.8% abv

A rich and smooth creamy ...

A rich and smooth creamy stout that has the perfect harmony between sweet and bitter notes. The perfect fireside companion for a cold winter evening.

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.

Bete Noire - 5.5%

Bete Noire

Kelham Island

5.5% abv

An annual outing for our ...

An annual outing for our ever popular stout, brewed with a trio of the finest dark malts, to bring you an aroma of dark chocolate with a sweet satisfying palate and a smooth finish.

Seven Crowns - 4.5%

Seven Crowns

Fownes

4.5% abv

Combining the Dwarfs favourite hops ...

Combining the Dwarfs favourite hops with the best of German malts. Very sessionable West Coast IPA packed with big grapefruit and citrus flavours and aroma.

Begorrah - 5%

Begorrah

Loddon

5% abv

A rich and creamy Irish ...

A rich and creamy Irish oat stout. Full bodied from heaps of naked oats and malted oats with a smooth chocolatey finish.

Deer Stalker - 4%

Deer Stalker

Ramsbury

4% abv

Amber in colour and with ...

Amber in colour and with a pleasing hoppy aroma. It's our best bitter, so once you have it in your sights you'll not want to let it get away!

Grapefruit IPA - 5.2%

Grapefruit IPA

Brotherhood

5.2% abv

Grapefruity delicousness, strong, fruity, beery. ...

Grapefruity delicousness, strong, fruity, beery. Contains grapefruit with Styrian Wolfe and Cascade hops.

Victorian Porter - 4.6%

Victorian Porter

Spitting Feathers

4.6% abv

A tasty traditional porter, brewed ...

A tasty traditional porter, brewed using an authentic recipe from 1865.

Heavenly Blonde - 3.8%

Heavenly Blonde

Oldershaw (now Zest)

3.8% abv

This pale blonde beer has ...

This pale blonde beer has become a real head turner. Packed with zesty, super-refreshing tropical fruits with a strikingly crisp, dry finish. It's Volupta’s little sister, and is therefore another top secret recipe. Once again, though, Citra hops are believed to be involved.

Comet - 4.1%

Comet

Newby Wyke

4.1% abv

Brewed with 100% Comet hops ...

Brewed with 100% Comet hops for an aromatic pineapple aroma and a citrus finish.

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.

Newton's Drop - 4.1%

Newton's Drop

Oldershaw (now Zest)

4.1% abv

A copper bronze best bitter ...

A copper bronze best bitter with sumptuous caramel and roasted nut malts, grassy hops and a lasting bitter finish. A widely admired ale.

Tiger Rut - 4%

Tiger Rut

Millstone

4% abv

The little brother to the ...

The little brother to the popular True Grit. Very pale, hoppy ale. Well hopped using only Chinook hops; the mellow bitters make way for a distinctive citrus/grapefruit aroma.

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.

Scrummage - 4.7%

Scrummage

Morton

4.7% abv

A strong amber ale made ...

A strong amber ale made with Belgian Malts and Wakatu hops from New Zealand.

Whirligig - 4%

Whirligig

Salopian

4% abv

Pours with a sparkling golden ...

Pours with a sparkling golden hue. With an aroma of juicy fruits, fresh grassy hops, floral, citrus and tropical notes. Tasty and refreshing, hoppy and fruity with an endearing biscuit body. The finish is crisp, vibrant and juicy.

Cheltenham Gold - 4.5%

Cheltenham Gold

Goffs

4.5% abv

A classic American IPA. ...

A classic American IPA. Boldly hoppy with a distinctly tropical aroma.

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.

Nelson Sauvignon - 4.3%

Nelson Sauvignon

Slater's

4.3% abv

A punchy, boldly hopped ale ...

A punchy, boldly hopped ale that delivers a broadside straight to your tastebuds.

The Bandon Car - 4.8%

The Bandon Car

Lord's

4.8% abv

This well-balanced porter is rich ...

This well-balanced porter is rich and satisfying, with a roasted edge and a sweet lingering aftertaste. Our tribute to County Cork.

Malamute - 4.5%

Malamute

Lord's

4.5% abv

A simple, pale malt bill ...

A simple, pale malt bill gives a soft malt foundation, but lets the hops do most of the talking. Magnum hops give a gentle bitterness while kettle additions and dry hopping with Bobek and Styrian Wolf hops offer an intense aroma of sweet tropical fruits and complex aromas of mango and elderflower.

Pale Rider - 5.2%

Pale Rider

Kelham Island

5.2% abv

A full-bodied, straw pale ale, ...

A full-bodied, straw pale ale, with good fruity aroma and a strong fruit and hop taste. Its well-balanced sweetness and bitterness continue in the finish.

Bear Island - 4.6%

Bear Island

Newby Wyke

4.6% abv

A blonde beer brewed with ...

A blonde beer brewed with four different types of high alpha acid hops to give a wonderfully mellow flavour, a hoppy aroma and a crisp dry aftertaste.

Kingston Topaz - 4.2%

Kingston Topaz

Newby Wyke

4.2% abv

A golden-yellow ale, with a ...

A golden-yellow ale, with a hoppy aroma.

Plum Pig - 4.3%

Plum Pig

Black Country

4.3% abv

A well rounded beer bursting ...

A well rounded beer bursting with natural plum flavour.

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.

Slipstream - 5.1% (keg)

Slipstream (keg)

Salopian

5.1% abv

A juicy IPA with fresh ...

A juicy IPA with fresh blood orange resonating through hints of candied peel and sparkling orange blossom.

Tutti Frutti - 4%

Tutti Frutti

Celtic Marches

4% abv

Medium Herefordshire cider liberally imparted ...

Medium Herefordshire cider liberally imparted with cherry and pineapple. Exotic flavours to produce a unique tropical twist to a craft cider.

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.

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.

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.

Recipe No 5 - 4%

Recipe No 5

Napton

4% abv

This truly special cider is ...

This truly special cider is clear and rich in colour. A bold blackcurrant body with a delicate sweetness. We're here to celebrate real cider from traditional British orchards. Crafted from natural and slow fermentation with wild yeasts, each recipe is brimming with unsprayed British apples.

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.

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.

Farmhouse Pyder - 6%

Farmhouse Pyder

Gwynt y Ddraig

6% abv

Gwynt Y Ddraig's out of ...

Gwynt Y Ddraig's out of the ordinary blend of apple and pear juice fermented and oak conditioned to tantalise your taste buds.

Ruby Tuesday - 4%

Ruby Tuesday

Celtic Marches

4% abv

Ruby Tuesday is a delicious ...

Ruby Tuesday is a delicious combination of apple and British raspberry juice and at 4% ABV it makes perfect, refreshing drinking during summer days and nights.

Neapolitan Cider - 4%

Neapolitan Cider

Celtic Marches

4% abv

Neapolitan Cider?! Youll have to ...

Neapolitan Cider?! Youll have to taste it to believe it! This intriguing Herefordshire cider takes you on a taste journey through the classic ice cream, Neapolitan. The immediate ice cream nose is complimented by the crescendo of three flowing flavours. Finitely blended, this extraordinary cider has an initial hit of delicate vanilla, smoothly transcending into the next wave, a fruity burst of strawberry, it then flows into the lasting rich and creamy chocolate ice cream layer.

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.

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.

Clementine Perry - 4%

Clementine Perry

Celtic Marches

4% abv

Made using real pears, this ...

Made using real pears, this will have you singing Oh my darling!. Our Perrys delicate taste is perfectly partnered with the light mouthfeel and fresh citrus of Clementine.

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.

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.

Neapolitan Cider - 4%

Neapolitan Cider

Celtic Marches

4% abv

Neapolitan Cider?! Youll have to ...

Neapolitan Cider?! Youll have to taste it to believe it! This intriguing Herefordshire cider takes you on a taste journey through the classic ice cream, Neapolitan. The immediate ice cream nose is complimented by the crescendo of three flowing flavours. Finitely blended, this extraordinary cider has an initial hit of delicate vanilla, smoothly transcending into the next wave, a fruity burst of strawberry, it then flows into the lasting rich and creamy chocolate ice cream layer.

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