The Black Country Arms
Walsall, WS1 1QW

The Black Country Arms
Walsall, WS1 1QW

Cask beers available

Cask beers available

Solstice - 3.9%

Solstice

Three Tuns

3.9% abv

Straw-coloured; lightly malty; medium-strong, crisp, floral-fruity bitterness.

Black Hole Bitter - 3.8%

Black Hole Bitter

Black Hole

3.8% abv

Almost golden with a strong hop aroma. A fine fresh lively session beer hopped to give a clean crisp finish of hoppy dryness and a touch of astringency.

Golden Thread - 5%

Golden Thread

Salopian

5% abv

A bright gold ale. A triple hopping of English First Gold gives powerful citrussy flavours and vinous aromas, however the malt grist of barley, wheat and lager gives plenty of body and sweetness which balances the assertive bitterness.

Black Hole IPA - 5.2%

Black Hole IPA

Black Hole

5.2% abv

IPA dry hopped with American and New Zealand hops that give an intense fruity aroma with notes of grapefruit and pine.

Mind Bomb - 4.8%

Mind Bomb

Salopian

4.8% abv

A bombastic roasty toasty stout with an entourage of burnt cocoa, soy, sprinkles of fresh roasted coffee and a vinous hint of dark fruits.

Bright Eyes Sour Pale Ale - 4%

Bright Eyes Sour Pale Ale

Dhillons

4% abv

Well balanced sour pale ale with subtle toffee and citrus notes.

Black IPA - 5%

Black IPA

Slater's

5% abv

A combination of six English and German malts provide the colour which is complemented by the popular American hop Cascade.

Hobgoblin Gold - 4.2%

Hobgoblin Gold

Wychwood

4.2% abv

Gold coloured beer with a pleasant lemon, white grape and slightly bready nose. Taste reflects the nose with some astringency as the hops kick in.

Chain Ale - 4.2%

Chain Ale

Black Country

4.2% abv

A light golden beer with hop character of mango, tropical fruits and lime.

Pig on the Wall - 4.3%

Pig on the Wall

Black Country

4.3% abv

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.

Fireside - 5%

Fireside

Black Country

5% abv

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, with an impressive bold citrus hop aroma, fruity balanced sweetness and a lingering refreshing after-taste.

Craft Keg available

Mini Milkshake - 4.5%

Mini Milkshake

Shiny

4.5% abv

A hazy, hoppy session IPA alongside lactose and vanilla, this is a decadently creamy and fruity IPA. Hopped to accentuate citrus character alongside stone fruits such as fresh peaches and ripe apricot.

Crush - 5.4%

Crush

Shiny

5.4% abv

Highly hopped with a magic blend of Citra, Mosaic, Columbus and El Dorado. Creamy tropics with a hint of bitter dankness. Full flavoured, hop forward, modern yet balanced for steady drinking.

Amai - 5.6%

Amai

New Invention

5.6% abv

Belgian Pale Ale, fermented with Abbey yeast and dry hopped with Mandarina Bavaria, Huell Melon and Citra.

Ciders & Perries available

Bee Sting - 6.8%

Bee Sting

Lilley's

6.8% abv

Sweet but incredibly refreshing with a glorious fresh tasting pear flavour and a wonderful pear aroma.

Neapolitan Cider - 4%

Neapolitan Cider

Celtic Marches

4% abv

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.

Dog Dancer - 6.5%

Dog Dancer

Gwynt y Ddraig

6.5% abv

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.

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Burton Ale - 4.8%

Burton Ale

Gates Burton

4.8% abv

Flavoured with a blend of premium hops. Amber in colour. Dry hopped in the cask. Floral aroma. Sweet finish. Based on the original Ind Coope DBA recipe.

New World Pale Ale - 3.9%

New World Pale Ale

Milestone

3.9% abv

Super pale, aromatic ale.

Golden Thread - 5%

Golden Thread

Salopian

5% abv

A bright gold ale. A triple hopping of English First Gold gives powerful citrussy flavours and vinous aromas, however the malt grist of barley, wheat and lager gives plenty of body and sweetness which balances the assertive bitterness.

Disco Balls - 5.3%

Disco Balls

Shiny

5.3% abv

A big hitting, hop loaded, India Pale Ale full to the brim with American Hops for punchy fruit flavours. Gluten free.

Shagweaver - 4.5%

Shagweaver

North Cotswold

4.5% abv

A pale hoppy bitter brewed with a blend of three New Zealand hops. Appeals to both ale and lager drinkers alike. Sounds a bit naughty but it’s not!

Session IPA - 4%

Session IPA

Green Duck

4% abv

A stunning session IPA combining british Maris Otter malt with American Mosaic and Simcoe hops in a riot of blueberry, tangerine, papaya and passion fruit.

Beerero Roche - 5%

Beerero Roche

Green Duck

5% abv

Hazelnut oatmeal porter. Beer meets a popular hazelnut chocolate brand.

Summer Solstice - 4.2%

Summer Solstice

North Cotswold

4.2% abv

A golden refreshing ale full of summer sunshine.

Oracle - 4%

Oracle

Salopian

4% abv

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

ZPA - 3.8%

ZPA

Green Duck

3.8% abv

Brewed with sunshine sipping in mind, this is a heavy hitter on body and flavour. Golden Promise malt lays down sticky honey flavours and a sweet biscuit base, whirlpooled with organic lemon zest, Cascade and Hallertau Blanc for bright flavours of lemon and white grape then fermented with New England yeast for peachy and tropical notes.

Easy Rider - 4.3%

Easy Rider

Kelham Island

4.3% abv

A pale, straw-coloured beer with a sweetish flavour and delicate hints of citrus fruits. A beer with hints of flavour rather than full-bodied.

Finn's Hall Porter - 4.7%

Finn's Hall Porter

Beowulf

4.7% abv

A fitting tribute to Finn, a character famed for his hospitality, brought to life in the story of Beowulf. Our porter is as it should be: inviting, dark and smoky, hoppy and not too sweet. The kind of ale that invites one to linger.

Go West - 4.5%

Go West

Shiny

4.5% abv

Typically the further south you go the darker a bitter gets. Being from the West Country this beer is a love letter to the cask bitters I knew growing up. Brewed using our house yeast for fruity esters, taken darker than we are used to here in the East Midlands with a slew of darker malts for depth of flavour. Hopped throughout with Willamette for subtle berry notes.

Raising Tides - 5%

Raising Tides

Salopian

5% abv

Waves of guava, pear, and fresh squeezed citrus juices grape, sweet doughy malts and super creamy mouthfeel with a lingering citrus twang.

Lemon Dream - 4.5%

Lemon Dream

Salopian

4.5% abv

Zesty pale delicate lemony refreshing clean.

XXX - 4.3%

XXX

Three Tuns

4.3% abv

A renowned beer from a recipe passed down by the Roberts family who owned the brewery for several generations; a pale-straw-coloured, premium bitter with simple, light malty-sweetness, delicately balanced with light bitterness of floral, earthy character.

Affinity - 4.6%

Affinity

Shiny

4.6% abv

Strong golden bitter with lots and lots of fruity Citra hops (which we have a strong affinity for!).

Oxford Porter - 5%

Oxford Porter

Oxford

5% abv

The perfect embodiment of this classic beer style. A dark, rich, smooth and intensely flavoured beer with an aroma of coffee and chocolate.

Jumping Jack Flash - 3.8%

Jumping Jack Flash

North Cotswold

3.8% abv

Crisp, hoppy, refreshing pale ale with hints of tropical fruit brewed with malted barley and rye.

Wrench - 4.4%

Wrench

Shiny

4.4% abv

Stout with 6 different malts for complex and rich flavour profile.

Pale Rider - 5.2%

Pale Rider

Kelham Island

5.2% abv

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.

Avena - 5%

Avena

Neepsend

5% abv

Rich, roasty and complex stout brewed with a blend of seven grains including toasted oats.

Hung, Drawn 'n' Portered - 5%

Hung, Drawn 'n' Portered

North Cotswold

5% abv

Strong, dark treacle coloured porter, with Bramling Cross hops and a malty finish. An ale that harks back to 18th century London. Descended from brown beer, porter is a well hopped beer made from dark roasted malt.

Let The Dragon See The Wolf - 4.5%

Let The Dragon See The Wolf

Oxford

4.5% abv

A beautifully balanced blend of Styrian Wolf and Styrian Dragon hops creating a wonderful golden ale with Maris Otter pale malt giving an intense balance of fruity and floral notes, flavours of tropical fruits and complex aromas of mango, elderflower and hints of violet and rose petal with an undertone of citrussy grapefruit, lemon, orange and apple.

Dutty - 4.2% (keg)

Dutty (keg)

Tiny Rebel

4.2% abv

A session-strength hoppy IPA, with incredible flavour from the biotransformation of hop matter and an irresistible murky look. No doubt we’ll be talking about whether or not cask ale should be crystal clear or not, but that’s all part of the conversations we should be having about beer.

Clwb Tropica - 5.5% (keg)

Clwb Tropica (keg)

Tiny Rebel

5.5% abv

This grown up fruit salad is as colourful as the most hideous Hawaiian shirt you’ve ever seen. It’s super juicy and crammed full of fruity hop flavours that will have your mouth watering. Packed full of American hops, amplified by peach, passionfruit, pineapple and mango flavours. Previously called Clwb Tropicana.

Five Dollar Shake - 4.5% (keg)

Five Dollar Shake (keg)

Tiny Rebel

4.5% abv

A creamy Citra IPA with a rich citrus taste balanced with a creamy body.

Pineapple Cider - 4%

Pineapple Cider

Lilley's

4% abv

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.

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