The Magnet
Colchester, CO1 1UZ

The Magnet
Colchester, CO1 1UZ

Cask Beers Available

Cask Beers Available

Lacons - Sundown

Sundown - 4%



4% abv

Full-bodied radiant red ale. Caramel and toffee bright up the palate with tropical fruit shining through.

Cross Bay - The EPA - Halo

The EPA - Halo - 3.6%

The EPA - Halo

Cross Bay

3.6% abv

Our version of a classic English Pale Ale. Starting with a spicy marmalade and orange rind aroma, that's sure to please real ale drinkers.

Craft Keg Available

BrewDog - Punk IPA

Punk IPA - 5.6%

Punk IPA


5.6% abv

This Trans-Atlantic fusion IPA is light golden in colour with tropical fruits and light caramel on the nose. The palate soon becomes assertive and resinous with the New Zealand hops balanced by the biscuit malt. The finish is aggressive and dry with the hops emerging over the warming alcohol.

Tiny Rebel - Easy Livin'

Easy Livin' - 4.3%

Easy Livin'

Tiny Rebel

4.3% abv

Easy going citrusy session pale to kick back with.

Left Handed Giant - City Lights

City Lights - 4%

City Lights

Left Handed Giant

4% abv

A crisp easy drinking pale ale brewed using Huell Melon, Celeia, Simcoe and Citra for bright floral notes with undertones of grapefruit and lemon. Vegan friendly.

Calvors - Helles Lager

Helles Lager - 3.8%

Helles Lager


3.8% abv

Our flagship session lager is light, crisp and refreshing a real thirst-quencher of a beer. Its exceptional flavour belies its lower ABV of only 3.8%.

Ciders & Perries Available

Seacider - Medium Dry

Medium Dry - 5.8%

Medium Dry


5.8% abv

A fruity flourish gives way to a dry backbone. All the Gala and Bramley flavour washing over then a creeping dryness, refreshing the palate. Produced with slightly less Gala Apple juice to produce a refreshing dryness and a higher ABV.

Snails Bank - Apple Hog

Apple Hog - 4.5%

Apple Hog

Snails Bank

4.5% abv

Dabinett and Michelin apples are blended here to present a very interesting medium cider.

Coming Soon

Animal, XT - Heron

Heron - 4.6%


Animal, XT

4.6% abv

A pale ale with Southern Pacific hops: Rakau, Pacific Gem and Strata. Expect notes of passionfruit, various citrus fruits, pine and 'rock concert cannabis' - whatever that is…

White Rose - White Dragon

White Dragon - 4.2%

White Dragon

White Rose

4.2% abv

Pale straw coloured ale, refreshing with a slightly sweet finish.

New Bristol - The Happy World Of Sabro

The Happy World Of Sabro - 4.5% (keg)

The Happy World Of Sabro (keg)

New Bristol

4.5% abv

The second in our series of hop-centric brews. Sabro is an aroma hop that is notable for its complexity of fruity and citrus flavours. With distinct tangerine, coconut, tropical fruit, stone fruit aromas and hints of cedar, mint and cream. A super tasty session beer. Vegan friendly.

Also Available

Foreign Keg

Krombacher Pils 4.8%

No Description.


The Kernel Brewery Grisette - Huell Melon 4.7%

No Description.

Snails Bank Fruit Bat 4.0%

Crisp apple cider blended with Strawberry, Raspberry and Blackcurrant

Snails Bank Vintage 6.9%

A supreme blend of the seasons best Dabinett, Harry Masters & Gilly apples

Snails Bank Apple Hog 4.5%

Dabinett & Michelin apples are blended to present a medium cider


Neckstamper Brewing Bagley's Braggot 7.0%

Blackberry / Wildflower Braggot

The Big Bear Cider Mill Essex Gold Bullion 5.9%

Bold & Complex Craft Cider

The Big Bear Cider Mill Essex Gold Rush 4.8%

Crisp & Fresh Craft Cider

Howling Hops Black Box 4.1%

Fruit Sour (Blackberry Blackcurrant Lemon)

Felinfoel Double Dragon 4.2%

Deep Copper Red Ale

Yonder Salad Days 5.2%


Howling Hops Pirusuna 5.0%

Japanese Dry Pilsner (Sorachi Ace)

Exale Jazz Dragon 8.5%

Double PA

Left Handed Giant Future Visions 6.5%

Hazy IPA

Yonder Brewing Battenburg Pastry Stout 8.5%

Battenburg: Marzipan snd Sponge Cake Pastry Stout

Left Handed Giant / Verdant Drift Out 6.5%

West Coast IPA

Left Handed Giant / Gamma Peaceful Noise 6.5%

Hazy IPA (Vic Secret, Simco, Citra)

Left Handed Giant Dream House 5.9%

Hazy Pale (citra, mosaic, galaxy, vic secret)

Left Handed Giant You Are Flying 6.5%

Hazy IPA (Citra, Simcoe)

Left Handed Giant Higher Valleys 6.5%

Hazy IPA (Amarillo, Centennial, Waimea)

Left Handed Giant In Love With Chaos 6.9%

Milk Stout

Left Handed Giant Wade Beyond 8.0%


Yonder Key Lime Pie 5.5%

Lime, Vanilla, Marshmallow & Biscuit Pastry Sour

Yonder Peach & Cherry Sorbet Sour 5.0%

No Description.

Yonder Mango Guava & Passionfruit Tropical Crus 4.5%

Triple Fruited Tropical Sour

Yonder Freak Shake 8.4%

Sour cherry vanilla butterscotch & jelly bean milkshake sour

Left Handed Giant Citra & Nelson Pale Ale 5.0%

Gluten Free


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The Magnet is in the Colchester & North East Essex CAMRA branch area.