The Dead Poets Inn
Holbrook, DE56 0TQ

The Dead Poets Inn
Holbrook, DE56 0TQ

Cask beers available

Cask beers available

Platinum Blonde - 4%

Platinum Blonde

Milltown

4% abv

A refreshingly spicy with a hint of floral. At 4% abv it is brewed with a combination of the finest Maris Otter pale ale malt and Wheat malt to enhance the biscuit element. Hopped with a carefully planned out mix of Challenger, Cascade and Mount Hood hops providing a earthy, herbal and citrussy flavour. This is a great session ale!

Old Original - 5.2%

Old Original

Everards

5.2% abv

The ultimate strong ale with rich and fruity flavours, Old Original is a classic. The very best British hops and premium Maris Otter malt give this a full-bodied taste.

Bass Premium Ale - 4.4%

Bass Premium Ale

Marston's

4.4% abv

Draught Bass is still brewed to an original recipe using only the finest ingredients and the experience of generations. It is brewed with two strains of yeast to produce a complex nutty, malty taste with subtle hop undertones, which has widespread appeal to repertoire drinkers.

Citra - 4.2%

Citra

Oakham

4.2% abv

A light refreshing beer with pungent grapefruit, lychee and gooseberry aromas leading to a dry, bitter finish.

Ashbourne IPA - 4.9%

Ashbourne IPA

Leatherbritches

4.9% abv

A true pale ale with a flowery, hoppy aroma and a strong bitter finish, crisp and refreshing.

Triple Hop - 4%

Triple Hop

Brunswick

4% abv

A pale gold colour and citrus hop bouquet promise sweetness but the hops deliver a firm, lasting bitterness.

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.

Black Sabbath - 6%

Black Sabbath

Brunswick

6% abv

A genuine mild with a voluptuous feast of coffee, chocolate and caramel flavours. High alcohol balanced with fine body.

Craft Keg available

Blue Moon Belgian White - 5.4%

Blue Moon Belgian White

Blue Moon, Molson Coors

5.4% abv

A refreshing, medium-bodied, unfiltered Belgian-style wheat ale spiced with fresh coriander and orange peel for a uniquely complex taste and an uncommonly smooth finish.

Stout - 4.5%

Stout

Titanic

4.5% abv

Roasty toasty with tobacco, autumn bonfires, liquorice and chocolate but balanced perfectly with a bitter, dry finish.

Longhorn IPA - 5%

Longhorn IPA

Purity

5% abv

An American style IPA that is full of character and which leaves you wanting more. Brewed with Maris Otter, Rye, Crystal Rye and Caramalt to create a copper warming colour and hopped with Pilgrim, Chinook, Galaxy and Simcoe hops, Longhorn has both citrus and tropical fruit tones.

Ciders & Perries available

Ginger And Chilli - 4%

Ginger And Chilli

Orchard Pig

4% abv

Deliciously refreshing, real West Country Cider apples partnered up with a taste of the exotic. An initial nose into the glass reveals the scrumptious mix of citrus and orchard apple. Sweet ginger and honey layers saddle up to the fruit in the first sip, whilst the sneaky chilli moseys along shortly to set your trotters tingling.

Mad Jack - 5%

Mad Jack

Cockeyed

5% abv

A delicious dry cider with an aftertaste of stewed apple.

She Devil - 4.3%

She Devil

Cotswold Cider

4.3% abv

A sassy cider temptress, loaded with innocent, cloudy-apple sweetness. A tender bite leads on to satisfying fruity tingle, but beware the sting in the tail. The ultimate guilty pleasure, best sipped in a cat suit… miooww!

Whisky Cask - 6.7%

Whisky Cask

Thistly Cross

6.7% abv

Matured in ex-Glen Moray (previously Glenglassaugh Distillery) whisky casks this is a dry and subtle cider. Infused with mellow, vanilla oak of the cask. A refreshing, complex drink to be savoured.

Medium Sweet - 6.7%

Medium Sweet

Three Cats

6.7% abv

A medium sweet, still cider made from a blend of apple varieties.

Scorchio! - 7.5%

Scorchio!

Kniveton

7.5% abv

Dry with a mellow tannic flavour. Made with local cider apples picked during the 2018 heatwave - increased sugar levels meant a higher than usual ABV.

Mango Cider - 4%

Mango Cider

Snails Bank

4% abv

A light medium cider blended with succulent mango's. Mouthwateringly fruit and refreshing.

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.

Never Mind The Hillocks - 6.1%

Never Mind The Hillocks

Kniveton

6.1% abv

Dry - Sharp and refreshing Eastern Counties style made from locally collected Derbyshire apples.

Lonely Partridge - 5.8%

Lonely Partridge

Hogan's

5.8% abv

A cloudy, fruity and authentic perry. A labour of love, it evokes a true sense of our rural surroundings.

Medium Cider - 6.5%

Medium Cider

Sisson & Smith

6.5% abv

Awaiting tastings notes from brewer.

Wynnsum - 6.1%

Wynnsum

Kniveton

6.1% abv

Our medium cider, full bodied and fruity with a complex, long aftertaste. A Wynner for those with a sweeter palate. Inspired by the Wynn - a hill that overlooks the village and also where Kniveton Cider was first produced.

Coming Soon

Flower Power - 5.3%

Flower Power

Whim

5.3% abv

The aroma is quite floral. Flavour is a little sweet with similar floral flavours of green tea and caramel. Nice lingering bitterness.

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!

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