The Dead Poets Inn
Holbrook, DE56 0TQ

The Dead Poets Inn
Holbrook, DE56 0TQ

Cask beers available

Cask beers available

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.

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.

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.

Aquila - 4%

Aquila

Thornbridge

4% abv

A golden bitter brewed in collaboration with Anspach & Hobday. This beer has a golden hue and is crisp, refreshing and fruity. It’s an easy-drinking beer with a honeyed character and aromas of citrusy hops.

The Big Three - 4.5%

The Big Three

Brunswick

4.5% abv

US Pale, full of citrus and fruity hop flavours from Citra-Simcoe-Mosaic hop additions.

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.

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.

Fletchers - 5.2%

Fletchers

Milestone

5.2% abv

This light golden ale is brewed with New Zealand hop varieties, delivering a bold, aromatic fruity and full-bodied character, with crisp citrus and gooseberry flavours.

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.

Ubiquitous - 6%

Ubiquitous

Brunswick

6% abv

Single hop pale ale featuring Citra hops. Part of our Engine Shed Project range.

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.

Birra Moretti L'Autentica - 4.6%

Birra Moretti L'Autentica

Birra Moretti

4.6% abv

Only the highest quality raw materials are used and a particular mixture of valuable hops, that gives the beer its aroma and unique fragrance, intensifying the slight bitter flavour. It is a low fermented beer that has a golden colour, the tone of which is given by the quality of malt used.

Ciders & Perries available

Under The Bridge - 6%

Under The Bridge

Monkey Bridge Cider

6% abv

Medium dry cider made with a mix of local fruit from Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire pressed in September 2020. A pale clear crisp cider with a refreshing juicy zingy acidity.

Sheep Wash - 6.5%

Sheep Wash

Torkard

6.5% abv

A crisp, but easy-drinking cider made from a blend of locally-grown fruit including crab apples for bite. Slightly hazy, it has a distinct fresh apple nose and flavour.

Clifton Beauty - 6.5%

Clifton Beauty

Blue Barrel

6.5% abv

A light crisp medium cider with a fine soft tannic after taste. Whole juice, wild yeast and naturally fermented. No concentrates, artificial sweeteners or flavouring.

Funky Fruit - 5%

Funky Fruit

Darley Abbey

5% abv

A sweet apple cider made with over 40 varieties of locally grown apples and infused with fruits picked during the summer.

Third Time Lucky - 5.9%

Third Time Lucky

Sneinton

5.9% abv

Our third full batch of cider, picked and pressed across 2020. While it was a bad year for...well everything, the cider has never been better. Mixing apples from local orchards, allotments, gardens and waste ground, Third Time Lucky is a medium sweet 100% full juice cider with vibrant apple taste and a smooth finish. At 5.9% its not too deadly but will definitely get you where you need to go.

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.

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.

Rhubarb - 4%

Rhubarb

Snails Bank

4% abv

A real apple cider infused with tart rhubarb and blended with vanilla for a smooth session cider.

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.

Ashover Pippin - 6%

Ashover Pippin

Ashover Cider

6% abv

A 100% pure juice, wildly fermented cider made with a blend of fruit hand-picked from Derbyshire and Herefordshire Dabinett apples. A clean, bright, medium dry cider with a mellow taste and a real fresh apple flavour.

Straight Outta Hucknall - 6.5%

Straight Outta Hucknall

Torkard

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.

Colwick Perry - 6.5%

Colwick Perry

Blue Barrel

6.5% abv

Award winning, fruity tannic medium sweet perry with a lasting gentle astringency. Whole juice, wild yeast and naturally fermented. No concentrates, artificial sweeteners or flavouring.

Very Perry - 5%

Very Perry

Snails Bank

5% abv

A fruity medium Perry with a complex yet balanced flavor only found in real Perry. This little number is made from Stinking Bishop Perry pears and has all the hall marks of a top quality Perry.

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

Shelby - 5%

Shelby

Thornbridge

5% abv

A lovingly crafted English IPA, golden amber in colour with a nose of stone fruit and red berries, a gentle maltiness on the palate and a wonderful citrus, lemon-pith bitterness. The official beer of the award-winning Peaky Blinders TV series.

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