The Orange Tree
Chelmsford, CM2 0AS

The Orange Tree
Chelmsford, CM2 0AS

Cask beers available

Cask beers available

Rare Gold - 4.5%

Rare Gold

Three Castles

4.5% abv

£4.10 pint

Dark golden, fresh citrus and fruity flavours.

£4.10 pint

Amarillo - 5%

Amarillo

Crouch Vale

5% abv

£4.40 pint

A superb premium golden ale with wonderful aromas of Amarillo hops and a lasting spicy and orangy flavour. Cara malt provides a little burnished colour, but the light body belies its strength. Dangerously drinkable!

£4.40 pint

Orange Tree House Ale - 3.9%

Orange Tree House Ale

Chelmsford

3.9% abv

£3.90 pint

Our amazing house ale. A hoppy and zesty style session pale ale.

£3.90 pint

Island Street Porter - 5.9%

Island Street Porter

Salcombe

5.9% abv

£4.90 pint

Inspired by Island Street's boat builders, we have hand crafted a rich, velvety porter. A blend of eight malts produces hints of dark chocolate, coffee and black cherry which combined with British hops, creates an aroma reminiscent of Black Forest gateaux.

£4.90 pint

Crown Best Bitter - 4.2%

Crown Best Bitter

Stockport

4.2% abv

£3.90 pint

Pale copper in colour with a vibrant, fruity hop smell. Flavour is dry with toffee apples and a bitter finish.

£3.90 pint

Jail Ale - 4.8%

Jail Ale

Dartmoor

4.8% abv

£4.20 pint

A full-bodied, deep golden brown beer, Jail Ale has a well-rounded flavour and a rich, moreish aftertaste. We’re proud to have achieved many top awards with Jail Ale in the Premium Bitter categories at numerous beer festivals.

£4.20 pint

Oscar Wilde - 3.7%

Oscar Wilde

Mighty Oak

3.7% abv

£3.80 pint

A wonderfully mellow, nutty, morish dark mild. Brewed using Maris Otter Pale, Crystal and Black malts and gently hopped with Challenger.

£3.80 pint

Dartmoor Best - 3.7%

Dartmoor Best

Dartmoor

3.7% abv

£3.90 pint

A hand crafted amber ale, made using Dartmoor water, Dartmoor grown malted barley, our core range of English hop varieties and an excellent new hop variety giving a very drinkable dry hop citrus fruit character.

£3.90 pint

The Old Man and the Sea - 4.1%

The Old Man and the Sea

Mighty Oak

4.1% abv

£4.20 pint

Rich black creamy stout with satisfying malt flavours of espresso coffee, dark chocolate and a hint of dark fruit.

£4.20 pint

Craft Keg available

The Orange Tree Lager - 4.5%

The Orange Tree Lager

Wantsum

4.5% abv

£4.30 pint

A true German Lager, made with English barley, German Mittelfruh hops and genuine lager yeast. This beer has been brewed slowly at 12C and lagered for several weeks resulting in a light, crisp and refreshing pint.

£4.30 pint

Sanwald Hefe Weizen - 4.9%

Sanwald Hefe Weizen

Dinkelacker-Schwaben

4.9% abv

£4.70 pint

An unfiltered and natural top-fermenting wheat beer with an inimitable fresh and aromatic taste.

£4.70 pint

Helles Landbier - 4.2%

Helles Landbier

Dinkelacker-Schwaben

4.2% abv

£4.70 pint

Awaiting tastings notes from brewer.

£4.70 pint

Ciders & Perries available

Lily the Pink - 4.5%

Lily the Pink

Celtic Marches

4.5% abv

£4.20 pint

A medium fruity cider – gorgeous pink colour – made from 100% cider apples on their Herefordshire farm – intense fruity aroma – very drinkable!!!

£4.20 pint

Very Perry - 5%

Very Perry

Snails Bank

5% abv

£4.30 pint

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.

£4.30 pint

Apple Hog - 4.5%

Apple Hog

Snails Bank

4.5% abv

£4.40 pint

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

£4.40 pint

Old Rosie (2019) - 6.8%

Old Rosie (2019)

Westons

6.8% abv

£4.60 pint

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.

£4.60 pint

Rosie's Pig Strawberry - 4%

Rosie's Pig Strawberry

Westons

4% abv

£4.00 pint

Well balanced cloudy cider with delicious strawberry flavour and hints of added elderflower.

£4.00 pint

Mango Cider - 4%

Mango Cider

Snails Bank

4% abv

£4.00 pint

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

£4.00 pint

Rosie's Pig Cloudy Cider - 4.2%

Rosie's Pig Cloudy Cider

Westons

4.2% abv

£4.20 pint

An easy drinking traditional cloudy medium dry cider blended to give a fresh apple flavour with hints of citrus and spice.

£4.20 pint

Bush Pig Cider - 7%

Bush Pig Cider

Cockeyed

7% abv

£4.60 pint

A medium cloudy strong Scrumpy. Pull a Pig!

£4.60 pint

Moonshine - 7.5%

Moonshine

Broadoak

7.5% abv

£4.60 pint

This medium-sweet cider has a crisp, light, refreshing, fruity flavour, supplied by dessert and culinary apples, resulting in a very drinkable character, despite its strength.

£4.60 pint

Haze - 4.5%

Haze

Thatchers

4.5% abv

£4.60 pint

Naturally cloudy thanks to the juice of the Jonagold apple.

£4.60 pint

Norfolk Adder - 4.5%

Norfolk Adder

Woodforde's

4.5% abv

£4.60 pint

Introducing our first ever Cyder! This beauty of a drink is called Norfolk Adder, named after the local Norfolk snake often found in our woodland areas. Why did we give it this name you ask? Because our cyder comes with a bite!

£4.60 pint

Draught Cider - 4.5%

Draught Cider

Orchard Thieves

4.5% abv

£4.60 pint

Balanced bittersweet taste, both appley and fresh. Golden brown in colour using 100% British apples.

£4.60 pint

Coming Soon

Maldon Gold - 3.8%

Maldon Gold

Mighty Oak

3.8% abv

Brewed using only Maris Otter pale malt for a light golden ale with biscuity malt flavours. Mount Hood and First Gold hops give a distinctive citrus character along with a long dry bitter finish.

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