The Cricketers Arms
St Helens, WA10 2EB

The Cricketers Arms
St Helens, WA10 2EB

Cask Beers Available

Cask Beers Available

Timothy Taylor - Landlord

Landlord - 4.3%

Landlord

Timothy Taylor

4.3% abv

An incresingly dry, hoppy, bitter finish complements the spicy, citrus character of this full-flavoured and well balanced amber beer.

Ossett - White Rat

White Rat - 4%

White Rat

Ossett

4% abv

This very pale hoppy ale is made from low colour Maris Otter malt. A combination of three high-alpha American hops produce an intensely aromatic and resinous finish.

Brass Castle - Bad Kitty

Bad Kitty - 5.5%

Bad Kitty

Brass Castle

5.5% abv

A chewy chocolate-vanilla dream of a porter. Multiple award winner, Champion Beer of Britain finalist 2019. Gluten free and vegan friendly.

Ossett - Yorkshire Blonde

Yorkshire Blonde - 3.9%

Yorkshire Blonde

Ossett

3.9% abv

This beer pays homage to our stunning Yorkshire heartland, the inspiration behind everything we brew. This pale ale is full-bodied, well-rounded and slightly sweet on the palate. A generous addition of Mount Hood hops late in the boil result in a delicate fruity aroma.

Thornbridge - Crackendale

Crackendale - 5.2%

Crackendale

Thornbridge

5.2% abv

Crackendale explodes with a fantastic tropical fruit aroma, giving way to guava and ripe citrus which burst through on the palate with a beautiful bitter and sweet balance.

Thornbridge - Bowie

Bowie - 3.4%

Bowie

Thornbridge

3.4% abv

A classic example of the blonde ale style; with a light and joyful aroma leading to floral and citrus notes on the palate, it is fantastically refreshing.

Bradfield - Farmers Cruci-Bull Ale

Farmers Cruci-Bull Ale - 4.1%

Farmers Cruci-Bull Ale

Bradfield

4.1% abv

Amber coloured best bitter, well balanced malt and hop flavours, leaving a distinctive aftertaste.

Ossett - Excelsius

Excelsius - 5.2%

Excelsius

Ossett

5.2% abv

The strongest beer in our core range. A classic pale ale, brewed from British pale malt and US Cascade hops. Smooth, fruity and full- bodied, with a deceptive bitterness to complement its alcohol strength. Refreshing citrus hop aromas complete the sensory pleasure.

Howzat - Golden Duck

Golden Duck - 3.5%

Golden Duck

Howzat

3.5% abv

A light hoppy pale ale brewed with Green Bullet and Mosaic hops.

North Riding - Strong Mild

Strong Mild - 5.5%

Strong Mild

North Riding

5.5% abv

Strong dark mild using English malts and hops. Flavours and aromas of dark toffee and coffee.

Riverhead - White Cloud

White Cloud - 4.5%

White Cloud

Riverhead

4.5% abv

Extra pale, heavily hopped IPA with intense citrus hop finish.

George Shaw - Premium

Premium - 4.3%

Premium

George Shaw

4.3% abv

A quality old fashioned bitter. Dark amber in colour created by the black and amber malts used and hopped with the finest English hops to give you floral and blackcurrent aromas.

Rudgate - Ruby

Ruby - 4.4%

Ruby

Rudgate

4.4% abv

A dark ale with a ruby red colour, the aroma has a sweet scent of strawberries combined with a smokiness and a soft, rich taste.

Marble - Theia

Theia - 4.8%

Theia

Marble

4.8% abv

This light, crisp and clean Golden ale delivers a moderate bitterness and balanced maltiness giving slight grainy and bready flavours, topped with gentle hop notes of citrus fruits. Vegan friendly.

Rudgate - Valkyrie

Valkyrie - 5%

Valkyrie

Rudgate

5% abv

American West Coast pale ale. Gold in colour with a slightly sweet and hoppy finish. Notes of gooseberry, citrus and tropical fruit.

Craft Keg Available

Beartown - Inception

Inception - 4.4%

Inception

Beartown

4.4% abv

A session IPA with a fruity hop character driven by a bucket load of Mosaic, with a hazy complexion and a delicate finish.

Forged Dublin - Forged Irish Stout

Forged Irish Stout - 4.2%

Forged Irish Stout

Forged Dublin

4.2% abv

The Worlds creamiest stout set to conquer the world. Forged In Dublin Ireland by Conor McGregor. A beautifully hand-crafted stout with hints of chocolate and coffee roasted notes.

Beavertown - Neck Oil

Neck Oil - 4.3%

Neck Oil

Beavertown

4.3% abv

A light and zingy go to IPA. 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. Hops: Columbus, Centennial, Simcoe, Amarillo, Galaxy, Vic Secret and Mosaic. Vegan friendly.

Ciders & Perries Available

Gwynt y Ddraig - Farmhouse Pyder

Farmhouse Pyder - 6%

Farmhouse Pyder

Gwynt y Ddraig

6% abv

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

Lilley's - Tropical Cider

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.

Farmer Jims - Strawberry & Kiwi

Strawberry & Kiwi - 4%

Strawberry & Kiwi

Farmer Jims

4% abv

A light fruity cider with added Strawberry juice and sharp kiwi extract.

Westons - Old Rosie (2019)

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.

Farmer Jims - Dry Cider

Dry Cider - 5%

Dry Cider

Farmer Jims

5% abv

The distinct flavour and aroma of Dabinett cider apples really comes through producing a slightly sharp cider with a dry finish.

Lilley's - Wild Dog

Wild Dog - 7.5%

Wild Dog

Lilley's

7.5% abv

A traditional vintage cider left alone to ferment and mature creating a more wild and rustic cider, then sweetened back to medium.

Lilley's - Mango

Mango - 4%

Mango

Lilley's

4% abv

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

Lilley's - Sunset Cider

Sunset Cider - 6%

Sunset Cider

Lilley's

6% abv

A rich and fruity rustic cider bursting with apple flavour. Cloudy and medium sweet.

Coming Soon

Howzat - 5 Fer 47

5 Fer 47 - 4.2%

5 Fer 47

Howzat

4.2% abv

Extra pale malts, Green Bullet for bittering and a large amount of Nelson Sauvin for flavour.

Thornbridge - Sequoia

Sequoia - 4.5%

Sequoia

Thornbridge

4.5% abv

This American Amber Ale has beautiful citrus and pine notes that come from our generous additions of Amarillo, Centennial and Chinook hops. It is smooth and velvety in the mouth with the toasted malts giving it a medium body with hints of roasted hazelnut, toffee and caramel malt flavours. Sequoia, a beautiful beer for all occasions!

Ossett - Butterley

Butterley - 3.8%

Butterley

Ossett

3.8% abv

A traditional, easy drinking Yorkshire Bitter, made from all British ingredients. Pale copper in colour, this beer initially has sweet malt and honey on the palate, followed by a moderately bitter finish. The delicate hop aromas can be described as floral and spicy.

Loch Lomond - Bonnie & Blonde

Bonnie & Blonde - 4%

Bonnie & Blonde

Loch Lomond

4% abv

A perfectly balanced pale ale. Floral and orange aromas lead to a sweet, malty biscuit flavour that is rounded off with a light citrus finish.

Portobello - Star

Star - 4.3%

Star

Portobello

4.3% abv

Star is the first beer we ever brewed. It's a smooth, balanced bitter, which is deliciously floral with lovely coffee notes at the very end. We love it and we're never going to stop brewing it.

Ossett - Maximum Reward

Maximum Reward - 4.1%

Maximum Reward

Ossett

4.1% abv

A golden/amber ale brewed from a blend of six different malts and mashed warm to produce a malty sweetness on the palate. Bitterness is low, and floral, citrus and spice aromas derive from Godiva hops added at three stages during the brewing process. Collaboration with Maxim Brewery.

Green Duck - Bostin' Mild

Bostin' Mild - 3.2%

Bostin' Mild

Green Duck

3.2% abv

Our nod to our local brewing heritage. A deep malty flavour with notes of caramel and subtle chocolate with aromas of vanilla and hazelnut. ABV may be low but trust us, this one is packed with flavour!

Pennine - Millie George

Millie George - 4%

Millie George

Pennine

4% abv

A refreshing blonde ale with a mellow bitterness. Brewed using English Maris Otter barley and flavoured with a fruity hop. A real thirst quencher.

Rat - Loomtown Rats

Loomtown Rats - 4.5%

Loomtown Rats

Rat

4.5% abv

A premium traditional English Ale. Brown in colour, moderately bitter with a fruity hop aroma.

Oakham - Bishops Farewell

Bishops Farewell - 4.6%

Bishops Farewell

Oakham

4.6% abv

A golden, premium beer with a smooth, malty background, rich and fruity hop flavours and a refreshing finish. Hops: Cascade (USA) and Challenger (UK).

Fyne - Highlander

Highlander - 4.8%

Highlander

Fyne

4.8% abv

A dark amber coloured bittersweet ale with an aroma of caramel malt and a hint of lemon. Taste of rich caramel malts with a touch of toffee and soft citrus flavours leading to a good bitter hoppy finish.

Oakham - JHB

JHB - 3.8%

JHB

Oakham

3.8% abv

A superbly refreshing light golden bitter, distinctively smooth, with citrus fruitiness and a refreshing hoppy finish. Hops: Mount Hood (USA) and Challenger (UK).

Fyne - FyneFest Mixtape 2023

FyneFest Mixtape 2023 - 5.2%

FyneFest Mixtape 2023

Fyne

5.2% abv

The 6th version of our Mixtape IPA. Dry hopped with Nectaron, El Dorado, Mosaic and Strata, it's full of big tropical fruits, including pineapple, passion fruit and papaya. Supported by fresh citrus and grassy notes.

Northern Monkey - Supera Moras

Supera Moras - 3.8%

Supera Moras

Northern Monkey

3.8% abv

A session pale ale single hopped with Olicana, named after Bolton's Latin motto Supera Moras.

Sharp's - Twin Coast

Twin Coast - 3.9%

Twin Coast

Sharp's

3.9% abv

A crisp, bright, session pale ale. It's twin dry-hopped with a burst of US citrus-hops, to create a zesty and quenching, pale-gold nectar.

Oakham - Helter Skelter

Helter Skelter - 5%

Helter Skelter

Oakham

5% abv

A strong ale with silk sleek hop aroma and character. Fruity hop flavours slide pell mell onto the palate and spiral around a tower of refined bitterness.Hops: Savinjski Goldings (Slovenia), Cascade, Mount Hood, Cluster, Liberty, Chinook and Crystal (all USA).

Ossett - Excelsius

Excelsius - 5.2%

Excelsius

Ossett

5.2% abv

The strongest beer in our core range. A classic pale ale, brewed from British pale malt and US Cascade hops. Smooth, fruity and full- bodied, with a deceptive bitterness to complement its alcohol strength. Refreshing citrus hop aromas complete the sensory pleasure.

Loch Lomond - Lost in Mosaic

Lost in Mosaic - 5%

Lost in Mosaic

Loch Lomond

5% abv

Our New World India Pale Ale. Pineapple and citrus aromas lead to orange and melon flavours followed by fresh citrus flavour. Hops: Citra and Mosaic.

Fyne - Jarl

Jarl - 3.8%

Jarl

Fyne

3.8% abv

Light and golden coloured beer with a strong citrus and hop aroma. Citrus and grassy hop flavours dominate the palate with a light and refreshing dry finish. A superbly drinkable beer.

Thornbridge - DDH Jaipur

DDH Jaipur - 5.9%

DDH Jaipur

Thornbridge

5.9% abv

A new beer to celebrate the 15th Anniversary of Jaipur. DDH Jaipur uses the same recipe but is double dry hopped creating an even punchier tropical fruit character. Hops: Chinook, Centennial, Ahtanum, Simcoe, Columbus and Cascade.

Portobello - Gazza's Tears

Gazza's Tears - 4.5%

Gazza's Tears

Portobello

4.5% abv

A bracingly bitter IPA with an all-star international hop line up from England and the US.

Portobello - Westway Pale

Westway Pale - 3.8%

Westway Pale

Portobello

3.8% abv

A traditional golden pale brewed with a combination of classic British hops for bitterness and spice and US Cascade for fruity, citrus notes. We carefully blend three different malt varieties for body and the rich biscuit quality which defines the style. Brewed at a sessionalable 3.8% this is a classic cask ale brewed the West (London) way.

Oakham - Inferno

Inferno - 4%

Inferno

Oakham

4% abv

A light golden beer with a big personality, bursting with fruity hop flavours, citrus notes and a refreshing finish. Hops: Sterling, Amarillo, Centennial, Cascade and Chinook (all USA).

Fyne - Hurricane Jack

Hurricane Jack - 4.4%

Hurricane Jack

Fyne

4.4% abv

Pale gold with a big grassy hop aroma with some delicate hints of cinnamon and ginger, and a slight floral note. Citrus hop flavours lead to a pleasant bitterness.

Fyne - Suede

Suede - 4.5%

Suede

Fyne

4.5% abv

This dark mild weaves together subtle notes of chocolate and caramel, creating a comforting warmth with a smooth, velvety texture.

Pictish - Citra

Citra - 4.5%

Citra

Pictish

4.5% abv

A single hopped pale, very hoppy beer brewed using Citra hops which impart citrus and tropical fruit characters to this beer.

Pictish - Columbus

Columbus - 4.2%

Columbus

Pictish

4.2% abv

Single hopped pale ale brewed with Columbus hops.

Roosters - Longshot

Longshot - 4.3%

Longshot

Roosters

4.3% abv

An English Pale Ale brewed using 100% English-grown malt and hops to celebrate Euro 2021 and England's attempt to bring back the trophy! Light, fruity and easy-going. Vegan friendly.

Fyne - Avalanche

Avalanche - 4.5%

Avalanche

Fyne

4.5% abv

This true golden ale starts with stunning citrus on the nose. Well-balanced with good body and fruit balancing with a refreshing hoppy taste, it finishes with a long bittersweet aftertaste.

Oakham - Soundcheck

Soundcheck - 3.9%

Soundcheck

Oakham

3.9% abv

A New Zealand style pale ale with soft and complex tropical fruit aromas and flavours from Nelson Sauvin and rising new Kiwi hop star Superdelic. All backed up with a touch of grapefruit bitterness on the finish from USA sourced Cascade.

Thornbridge - Jaipur

Jaipur - 5.9%

Jaipur

Thornbridge

5.9% abv

A citrus dominated India Pale Ale, its immediate impression is soft and smooth yet builds to a crescendo of massive hoppiness accentuated by honey. An enduring, bitter finish.

Thornbridge - The Importance Of Being

The Importance Of Being - 4.3%

The Importance Of Being

Thornbridge

4.3% abv

A single hopped pale using the fantastic hop Ernest which is a great British variety known for its bold flavour profile. The beer pours a light gold in colour and expresses bountiful aromas of apricot and tangerine, it's refreshing and full bodied with notes of lemon and a light, herbal spice on the palate.

Loch Lomond - Silkie Stout

Silkie Stout - 5%

Silkie Stout

Loch Lomond

5% abv

This award-winning black oatmeal stout has an inviting roast coffee aroma, leading to a robust and rich chocolate flavour, balanced by subtle hop notes and rounded off with a smooth, creamy finish.

Fyne - Everyone Loves Mosaic

Everyone Loves Mosaic - 3.8%

Everyone Loves Mosaic

Fyne

3.8% abv

Showcasing arguably the most popular hop in craft beer today. We've gone big with whole cones on the hot side and given it a kick of T90 on the dry-hop - for 3.8% it packs a punch of fruit flavours - soft stone fruit aromas with beautifully balanced and rounded citrus, berry and tropical notes on the palette.

Northern Monkey - Just Do It

Just Do It - 4%

Just Do It

Northern Monkey

4% abv

A West Coast pale ale. Clean and crisp with pine, citrus and floral notes. Very refreshing!

Riverhead - Happy Valley

Happy Valley - 4%

Happy Valley

Riverhead

4% abv

Pale session beer with moderate citrus bitterness. Generously hopped with Cascade, Chinook and Citra.

Roosters - Baby-Faced Assassin

Baby-Faced Assassin - 6.1%

Baby-Faced Assassin

Roosters

6.1% abv

Brewed with 100% Citra hops that create aromas of mango, apricot, grapefruit and mandarin orange, along with a lasting, juicy, tropical fruit bitterness, Baby-Faced Assassin is a deceptively drinkable India Pale Ale that shouldn’t be taken lightly. Vegan friendly.

Fyne - Jarl

Jarl - 3.8%

Jarl

Fyne

3.8% abv

Light and golden coloured beer with a strong citrus and hop aroma. Citrus and grassy hop flavours dominate the palate with a light and refreshing dry finish. A superbly drinkable beer.

Loch Lomond - Say Hello To My Little Friend

Say Hello To My Little Friend - 3.4%

Say Hello To My Little Friend

Loch Lomond

3.4% abv

Pale ale with lots of juicy fruit flavours and aromas packed into a tiny beer.

Loch Lomond - Southern Summit

Southern Summit - 4%

Southern Summit

Loch Lomond

4% abv

This ale proved so popular that we decided to keep it as a regular. Light blonde but highly hopped with Summit and Citra hops.

Oakham - Green Devil IPA

Green Devil IPA - 6%

Green Devil IPA

Oakham

6% abv

This contemporary IPA explodes with amazing hop harvest aromas, packing in big tropical and citrus hop flavours before a crisp, refreshing finish. Double hopped with 100% USA sourced Citra hops. Green Devil is the big brother of our best selling Oakham Citra.

North Riding - Almond Porter

Almond Porter - 4.5%

Almond Porter

North Riding

4.5% abv

Porter brewed with English malt and hops, infused with almond flavouring post fermentation.

Portobello - Stiff Lip

Stiff Lip - 5%

Stiff Lip

Portobello

5% abv

A West Coast style IPA brewed with five different American and new-world hop varieties for a multisensory hop experience. Late dry hopping with Simcoe and US Cascade brings a wave of delicious tropical fruit flavours which crash onto the palette with a pleasingly bitter finish that has been known to stiffen the lip pucker up!

Pictish - Entropy

Entropy - 3.8%

Entropy

Pictish

3.8% abv

A traditional bitter.

Fyne - Hurricane Jack

Hurricane Jack - 4.4%

Hurricane Jack

Fyne

4.4% abv

Pale gold with a big grassy hop aroma with some delicate hints of cinnamon and ginger, and a slight floral note. Citrus hop flavours lead to a pleasant bitterness.

Rudgate - York Chocolate Stout

York Chocolate Stout - 5%

York Chocolate Stout

Rudgate

5% abv

A deep rich, satisfying premium stout with complex balanced flavours and a warm subtle chocolate finish.

Portobello - Summer Blonde

Summer Blonde - 4.2%

Summer Blonde

Portobello

4.2% abv

Refreshing crisp beer giving soft fruit and citrus undertones. Made with Citra and El Dorado hops.

Fyne - Another Sunny Day

Another Sunny Day - 3.4%

Another Sunny Day

Fyne

3.4% abv

Citrusy, floral, balanced session pale ale. Dry hopped with Mandarina Bavaria, Opus and Centennial.

Loch Lomond - Keepie Uppie

Keepie Uppie - 4%

Keepie Uppie

Loch Lomond

4% abv

This one-off brew is a pale ale bursting with tropical fruit and citrus notes and a celebratory summer beer for everyone to enjoy. Brewed to celebrate Scotland's appearance at the Euros and a nod to Jim Baxter's showboating antics at Wembley when Scotland beat the then World Champions in style in 1967.

Fyne - Avalanche

Avalanche - 4.5%

Avalanche

Fyne

4.5% abv

This true golden ale starts with stunning citrus on the nose. Well-balanced with good body and fruit balancing with a refreshing hoppy taste, it finishes with a long bittersweet aftertaste.

Oakham - Citra

Citra - 4.2%

Citra

Oakham

4.2% abv

A Citra hopped session IPA. Light gold in colour, bursting with citrus and tropical hop flavours and sensationally refreshing.

Riverhead - Black Moss Stout

Black Moss Stout - 4.3%

Black Moss Stout

Riverhead

4.3% abv

A robust and heavy, jet black stout where roasted malts dominate the palate.

Portobello - England Expects

England Expects - 4%

England Expects

Portobello

4% abv

A classic British bitter brewed with traditional English hop varieties. Expect nuts and winter berries on the nose and a bitter finish.

Lilley's - Elderflower

Elderflower - 3.4%

Elderflower

Lilley's

3.4% abv

Crisp Somerset cider infused with heavenly Elderflower which creates this refreshing an luxurious clean delicate cider. Floral hints above the apple notes give a unique taste.

 

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