The Dead Poets Inn
Holbrook, DE56 0TQ

The Dead Poets Inn
Holbrook, DE56 0TQ

Cask beers available

Cask beers available

Old Original - 5.2%

Old Original


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.

First Light NZ - 4.1%

First Light NZ


4.1% abv

An aromatic, thirst quenching and yet moreish, hop forward, pale ale with bite finely crafted from New Zealand Cascade Hops. Our first ever brew and still one of our biggest sellers!

Platinum Blonde - 4%

Platinum Blonde


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!

Triple Hop - 4%

Triple Hop


4% abv

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

Bass Premium Ale - 4.4%

Bass Premium Ale


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%



4.2% abv

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

Black Jack - 4.5%

Black Jack


4.5% abv

Very dark ruby Porter. Brewed with Maris Otter, Crystal and Black malt to create a smooth easy drinking Porter, Liquorice notes on the palate, delicately hopped with a smooth dry finish.

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%



4.5% abv

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

Milk Stout - 6%

Milk Stout


6% abv

Subtle aromas of dark fruits which complement the beers complex roasted dark malts, which envelop the palate, creating an indulgent winter beer. Contains lactose.

Madri Excepcional - 4.6%

Madri Excepcional

Molson Coors

4.6% abv

A unique collaboration between the brewers of La Sagra and Molson Coors, with all the taste characteristics of a Modern European Lager, full of flavour and aroma with a light golden colour. Crisp, clean and refreshing, Madri Excepcional has a smooth, well-rounded taste profile with a short, bitter finish.

Ciders & Perries available

Gooseberry Fool - 4%

Gooseberry Fool

Snails Bank

4% abv

Tart tangy gooseberry expertly blended with a medium apple cider.

Pure Charnwood - 6.2%

Pure Charnwood

Charnwood Cider

6.2% abv

This blend is a version of a cider made with entirely locally collected apples from several orchards that I've been collecting from for years and basically the original Charnwood Cider! It's sweetened up to medium, is really fruity, and a true delight!

Mulled Cider - 5.2%

Mulled Cider

Snails Bank

5.2% abv

Seasoned mulled cider.

Mr Butler - 6%

Mr Butler

Two Shires

6% abv

Dry still cider made from a blend of locally collected and Herefordshire apples. This 100% apple blend gives a rich apple flavour with a dry aftertaste.

Perry - 7.5%



7.5% abv

A sweet but incredibly refreshing perry with a glorious fresh-tasting pear flavour and a wonderful pear aroma.

Whisky Cask - 6.7%

Whisky Cask

Thistly Cross

6.7% abv

The perfect marriage between Scottish methods and Scotland's favourite craft cider. We use Glen Moray Distillery casks to give our cider its warming notes of oak, vanilla and honey.

Common Sense - 6%

Common Sense

Two Shires

6% abv

Medium sweet still cider made from a blend of locally collected and Herefordshire apples. This 100% apple cider has a funky smooth taste with a sweet edge.

Straight Outta Hucknall - 6.5%

Straight Outta Hucknall


6.5% abv

This was originally called our "Home Orchard Blend" but we wanted to let everyone know where every apple came from. So to let folk know that every apple used is grown within the parish boundary of Hucknall, we changed the name. This is a fruity cider with soft tannins. We try to use as many Hucknall-grown true cider apples in this blend as possible.

Third Time Lucky - 5.9%

Third Time Lucky


5.9% abv

A medium cider made in the heart of Sneinton, Third Time Lucky is made from 100% hand-picked, processed and pressed apple juice fermented naturally to retain the best flavours possible. At 5.9% its not too deadly but will definitely get you where you need to go.

Orchard Medley - 6.8%

Orchard Medley

Charnwood Cider

6.8% abv

A smooth and fruity dry cider with soft tannins, made with 50/50 eating apples and bittersweet cider apples grown on Charnwood Ciders own orchard.

Apples & Pears - 6%

Apples & Pears

Ashover Cider

6% abv

A full juice cider blend of Derbyshire fruit and bittersweet/sharp ancient cider apple varieties from Hereford, left untampered for a slow wild fermentation, sweetened post-fermentation with fresh pear juice.

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