The Cross Keys
Halifax, HX3 9AE

The Cross Keys
Halifax, HX3 9AE

Cask beers available

Cask beers available

Dissolution IPA - 5%

Dissolution IPA


5% abv

This pale golden is a classic IPA, with a smooth caramel flavour which gives balance to the resolute, intensely hoppy kick and citrus finish delivered by the blend of US hops.

Cosmic Blonde - 4.5%

Cosmic Blonde


4.5% abv

Beautiful in its simplicity, this blonde beer has a light malt base. Delightfully balanced with full flavour from the Cascade and Saaz hops. The finish is crisp with a slight sweetness. An easy-drinking blonde ale.

Gamekeeper - 4.3%



4.3% abv

This light copper, highly drinkable and very moreish best bitter was brewed with plenty of crystal male and Magnum hops, creating a massively satisfying, juicy flavour.

Semer Water - 4.1%

Semer Water


4.1% abv

A light, blonde easy drinking ale. Our popular staple is hopped with Cascade to infuse a balanced and delicate floral undertone.

Hobgoblin Ruby - 4.5%

Hobgoblin Ruby


4.5% abv

With its chocolate-toffee malt flavour, moderate bitterness and distinctively fruity character, this is a ruby-red-glowing, full-bodied and well balanced ale.

Port Out - 4.6%

Port Out

Half Moon

4.6% abv

Classic English porter dark in colour and soft on the palate. The combination of malts provide complex coffee, liquorice and chocolate notes, resulting in a rich flavour wrapped in a silky smooth finish.

Chinook - 4.2%


Goose Eye

4.2% abv

Our number one seller, bursting at the seams with American Chinook hops, which provide it with one of the most distinctive and captivating tastes you might ever try. With copious amounts of flavour and an abundance or aroma.

Apollo Bay - 4.1%

Apollo Bay


4.1% abv

Easy drinking premium ale made with pilsner and wheat malts. Light straw in colour, Apollo Bay is well hopped with Australian Galaxy to give a citrus, passion fruit flavour and aroma.

Craft Keg available

Premium Pils - 4.8%

Premium Pils


4.8% abv

Pleasantly well-rounded taste profile. Mild, crispy hop tone for a unique slightly tart taste experience. Only top quality ingredients are used in the brewing of this beer. The beer is pleasantly light thanks to especially soft brewing water.

Kaltenberg Royal Lager - 4.1%

Kaltenberg Royal Lager

Konig Ludwig

4.1% abv

Beer fit for a King. A genuine Bavarian Royal Lager, named after Kaltenberg Castle originally built in 1290. Kaltenberg beers are strictly brewed according to the Bavarian purity law of 1516 introduced by forebear of the current Prinz Luitpold, Duke Wilhelm IV the world's first nutritional law. The Princes of Bavaria, also gave the world Oktoberfest and Bier Gardens.

Ciders & Perries available

Draught Cyder - 5.5%

Draught Cyder


5.5% abv

Mid straw colour and a refreshing medium dry cyder with a floral/appley aroma, especially Russet.

Coming Soon

Devil's Leap - 4.3%

Devil's Leap


4.3% abv

A classic English bitter that’s unashamedly traditional, brewed with 100% English hops and served in cask.

Tinderbox IPA - 6.3%

Tinderbox IPA


6.3% abv

A classic West-Coast style IPA. Dry and bitter, the hops are piney, resinous and pithy. We've been making this from the beginning and it remains close to our hearts.

White Gold - 4%

White Gold


4% abv

One of the original Durham “White Range”. A pale hoppy pioneer which was launched at Christmas time as “White Christmas”. Cascade hops give a citrus flavour and grassy aroma to a crisp, refreshing full bodied quaffing beer.

Dr Harris - 5.7%

Dr Harris

Stod Fold

5.7% abv

British IPA hopped with East Kent Goldings and Bramling Cross, Caramalt and torrified Wheat with added Yorkshire oats creamy and smooth with light notes of spiced biscuits. Very moorish!

Pride & Joy - 5.3%

Pride & Joy


5.3% abv

A classic, American style pale ale. Our Pride & Joy is pale, crisp, very hoppy and aromatic. Robust hop flavours are layered over a balanced malty backbone. Initially soft to the palate, Pride & Joy builds to a generous, but clean bitterness. Flavours and aromas of mango, citrus, earthy pine, tropical fruit and blueberry.

Golden Goose - 4.5%

Golden Goose

Goose Eye

4.5% abv

Self-descriptive in colour, a slightly stronger ale but you wouldn’t know it, with an incredibly smooth finish and wonderful hop aromas.

Over & Stout - 5.2%

Over & Stout

Goose Eye

5.2% abv

An excessively dark stout, strong in content and strong in flavour. With the smoothness of a dark mild but the strength to wake the dead.

Milk Stout - 5.2%

Milk Stout


5.2% abv

A seriously smooth operator, our Milk Stout is all about the easy-drinking creaminess that comes from this classic style. Moderate dark malt additions are coupled with oodles of sweet crystal malt and a healthy portion of lactose. A modern take on this uniquely nourishing ale.

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