The Chequers
Stevenage, SG1 3LL

The Chequers
Stevenage, SG1 3LL

Cask beers available

Cask beers available

Plum Porter - 4.9%

Plum Porter

Titanic

4.9% abv

This beer is dark strong and well rounded; the richness of such a rotund beer is brought to an even keel by the late addition of Goldings hops and natural plum flavouring. Take the opportunity and go for the low hanging fruit, this sumptuous beer really is a plum!

Steerage - 3.8%

Steerage

Titanic

3.8% abv

Hoppy, gold-amber bitter. Fruit, malt and hop flavours carry through to a pleasing finish.

Brother Rabbit - 4%

Brother Rabbit

Thornbridge

4% abv

A long-time favourite for Thornbridge drinkers, and one of our earliest recipes, Brother Rabbit is our core golden ale offering in cask. We use a fantastic Norfolk malt which gives a great base to the beer and a lightly resinous character, the hops present a fantastic, punchy, lemon flavour with grassy hints.

Pale Moonlight - 3.7%

Pale Moonlight

Lenton Lane

3.7% abv

A light session ale brewed with European hops.

Neck Oil - 4.3%

Neck Oil

Beavertown

4.3% abv

We wanted to create a light, crisp, punchy, go to beer! A beer that you know you can pick up and appreciate or simply get it down ya neck. Extra pale base malts are used to keep it crisp and give the hops a great platform to dance on. Masses of hop additions during the whirlpool and a huge dose of dry hops make this a brilliantly 'easy' IPA.

Melford Mild - 3.7%

Melford Mild

Nethergate

3.7% abv

A traditional dark mild but with a surprisingly fresh bitterness right to the end, slaking your thirst.

Montgomery - 4%

Montgomery

Wantsum

4% abv

Amber best bitter exploding with citrus aromas and using exclusively American hops.

Stour Valley Gold - 4.2%

Stour Valley Gold

Nethergate

4.2% abv

A light and refreshing golden ale brewed using fragrant citrus hops. A lovely floral aroma with a touch of spice early on and a mellow bitterness at the end.

Heyday - 4.8%

Heyday

New Bristol

4.8% abv

Our new sessionable, quenching and totally addictive IPA. Loads of late and dry hopping for bags of aroma and flavour with low bitterness. Comet, Mosaic, Centennial and Galaxy hops, soft and juicy, fruity and hazy, just how we like it!

Lupus Lupus - 4.2%

Lupus Lupus

Wolf

4.2% abv

Unique blonde ale made using American fruity hops which gives it a unique floral flavour with a clean, biscuit finish but with a citrus twist throughout. – Which makes this ale The Leader of The Pack.

Blonde - 4.2%

Blonde

3 Brewers

4.2% abv

Our superb new Blonde Ale is 4.2 % abv and light golden in colour. It's brewed with a big pile of Mosaic hops giving the beer a wonderful hoppy aroma and a refreshing smack of fruity citrussy flavours.

Yardbird - 4%

Yardbird

Greene King

4% abv

Full of hops and with a lasting fruity flavour, this beer is inspired by bold American pale ales.

Ruddles Best - 3.7%

Ruddles Best

Greene King

3.7% abv

Powerful fruitiness, with flavours reminiscent of redcurrants, raspberries and strawberries intermingled with citrus notes. The fruitiness is balanced out by the famous Ruddles bitterness and by a delicate aroma.

Guinness - 4.1%

Guinness

Guinness

4.1% abv

Unmistakeably GUINNESS, from the first velvet sip to the last, lingering drop. And every deep-dark satisfying mouthful in between.

Asahi Super Dry - 5%

Asahi Super Dry

Asahi

5% abv

The first Asahi Super Dry is formulated, and its KARAKUCHI taste changes product trends in Japan's beer industry. Dry hopping gives Asahi Super Dry a moderate balanced bitterness and a crisp, clean finish.

Pale Ale - 4%

Pale Ale

Camden Town

4% abv

Like the Queen wearing dirty sneakers, it’s traditionally British with a rock star twist of American hops, giving citrus and tropical fruit, a round body and a drink-me-faster bitterness.

Hells - 4.6%

Hells

Camden Town

4.6% abv

Hells is the lovechild of our two favourite German beer styles - Helles and Pilsner. Clean, crisp and dry, it’s the beer we always wanted to drink and the reason we started our brewery. We hope you agree.

Old Speckled Hen - 4.5%

Old Speckled Hen

Morland (Greene King)

4.5% abv

Morland Old Speckled Hen has a rich amber colour and superb fruity aromas which are complemented by a delicious blend of malty tastes. Toffee and malt combine with bitterness on the back of the tongue to give a balanced sweetness followed by a refreshingly dry finish.

IPA - 3.6%

IPA

Greene King

3.6% abv

A light, uncomplicated session bitter. Copper coloured with a bitter introduction, sweetish malt undertone and refreshing increasing bitterness.

Abbot Ale - 5%

Abbot Ale

Greene King

5% abv

A full-bodied, very distinctive beer with a bitter-sweet aftertaste.

Ciders & Perries available

Tropical Cider - 4%

Tropical Cider

Lilley's

4% abv

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.

Blackcurrant Cider - 4%

Blackcurrant Cider

Dudda's Tun

4% abv

A zingy blend of cider and bursting blackcurrants, with a crisp apple finish. A perfect blend of sweetness and soft acidity.

Rosie's Pig Cloudy Cider - 4.8%

Rosie's Pig Cloudy Cider

Westons

4.8% abv

An easy drinking traditional cloudy medium dry cider blended to give a fresh apple flavour with hints of citrus and spice.

Old Rosie (2019) - 6.8%

Old Rosie (2019)

Westons

6.8% abv

Old Rosie is the name given to our 1921 Aveling and Porter steam roller, that still sits in our yard in Herefordshire. Strong, reliable and so loved by everyone in the Westons family, we named this cloudy cider in her honour. Light, crisp and dry, this truly old fashioned cloudy cider is slowly matured and left unfiltered.

Coming Soon

Cwtch - 4.6%

Cwtch

Tiny Rebel

4.6% abv

This isn’t your average bitter - the hops do more to this deep amber coloured beer than just provide bite. Any old hop can do that! We’ve selected some of the most aromatic and tangy hops from the other side of the pond to give this red a fresh hit that complements the caramel flavours of the malts that gives this beer its colour.

Twin Spring - 4%

Twin Spring

New River

4% abv

Clear golden ale, with a light creamy head. Brewed with Caramalt providing mellow, caramel flavours and Wai-iti hops from New Zealand creating a wonderful aroma of mandarin, lemon and lime zest.

Joshua Jane - 3.7%

Joshua Jane

Ilkley

3.7% abv

Rich Yorkshire ale. Everything that is great about traditional Yorkshire bitter, fused with Ilkley Brewery’s unique hop character. Named after Mary Jane’s suitor, ont’ Ilkla Moor baht’at.

London Tap - 3.8%

London Tap

New River

3.8% abv

Our best selling refreshing pale ale made with Cascade hops, hints of toffee, light citrus flavours and a refreshing dry finish.

Dynamo - 4.3%

Dynamo

Wantsum

4.3% abv

A crisp light golden ale, fruity and floral with an orange citrus twist.

Battleaxe - 4.2%

Battleaxe

Rudgate

4.2% abv

Best Yorkshire bitter. Bitter sweet, with complex fruit that gives a memorable after taste.

Greyhound - 5.2%

Greyhound

Elgoods

5.2% abv

A tawny/brown beer with a malty aroma. Malt and raisin fruit on the palate balanced by pleasing dryness. Dry finish with faint malt and hops.

Twist & Stout - 5%

Twist & Stout

Lenton Lane

5% abv

Jack’s love for all things dark beer is well documented so we asked him to cook up a new stout. Twist & Stout uses 7 different malts for a classic, silky stout feel.

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