The Orange Tree
Chelmsford, CM2 0AS

The Orange Tree
Chelmsford, CM2 0AS

Cask Beers Available

Cask Beers Available

Mighty Oak - The Old Man and the Sea

The Old Man and the Sea - 4.1%

The Old Man and the Sea

Mighty Oak

4.1% abv

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

Hop Back - Summer Lightning

Summer Lightning - 5%

Summer Lightning

Hop Back

5% abv

The original Summer ale brewed all year round. An extremely pleasant bitter, straw coloured beer with a terrific fresh, hoppy aroma. This, coupled with an intense bitterness, leads to an excellent long, dry finish. Probably the beer to receive the most awards in Britain!

Colchester - The Orange Tree House Bitter

The Orange Tree House Bitter - 4.2%

The Orange Tree House Bitter


4.2% abv

A full flavoured best bitter with a deep red hue. Roasted malt flavours and a subtle dry spiciness provided by crystal rye. Delicate hop flavours from late additions of US Willamette hops. Hops: Bramling Cross and Willamette.

Mighty Oak - Helios

Helios - 4%


Mighty Oak

4% abv

Blonde ale brewed with First Gold (UK) and Azacca (USA) hops. Bursting with hoppiness but well balanced malts ensure smooth finish.

JW Lees - The Boilerhouse: Craft Pale

The Boilerhouse: Craft Pale - 4.2%

The Boilerhouse: Craft Pale

JW Lees

4.2% abv

Our permanent Boilerhouse beer, perfect for all seasons. Perfectly balanced moderate bitterness, fresh fruit hops and pale ale malt.

Portobello - Star

Star - 4.3%



4.3% abv

Star is the first beer we ever brewed. It's a smooth, balanced bitter, which is deliciously floral with lovely coffee notes at the very end. We love it and we're never going to stop brewing it.

JW Lees - Dark

Dark - 3.5%


JW Lees

3.5% abv

This dark-coloured beer is smooth, well-rounded and light to drink. It has enticingly sweet undertones of liquorice and chocolate, and a full, malty aftertaste. Always a favourite with cask ale fanatics.

Chelmsford - Orange Tree House Ale

Orange Tree House Ale - 3.9%

Orange Tree House Ale


3.9% abv

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

Mighty Oak - Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde - 3.7%

Oscar Wilde

Mighty Oak

3.7% abv

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

Craft Keg Available

BrewDog - Lost Lager

Lost Lager - 4.7%

Lost Lager


4.7% abv

This is a dry-hopped Pilsner made with classic German Saphir hops, giving vibrant citrus and stone-fruit notes. Built from Bavarian yeast, it has a crisp clean taste. This is lager like it was, like it should be, like it will be. Lager is back!

BrewDog - Planet Pale

Planet Pale - 4.3%

Planet Pale


4.3% abv

A session-strength pale ale, part of our new Headliner range. This quaffable creation is laced with Columbus, Chinook and Citra hops for a sharp citrus aroma and piney notes that give way to mellow tropical fruits.

JW Lees - Original Lager

Original Lager - 4%

Original Lager

JW Lees

4% abv

Our Original Lager recipe, nice and simple for a crisp, light taste. Brewed using only British malts, we use plenty of Styrian and Saaz hops and no additives. This makes sure it’s got just the right enticing hoppiness and depth when it reaches the glass.

Ciders & Perries Available

Westons - Rosie's Pig Raspberry

Rosie's Pig Raspberry - 4%

Rosie's Pig Raspberry


4% abv

A refreshing berry flavour with citrus notes creates a well-balanced easy drinking cider with a fresh finish. A fresh distinctive raspberry aroma with hints of aromatic cucumber.

Westons - Rosie's Pig Strawberry

Rosie's Pig Strawberry - 4%

Rosie's Pig Strawberry


4% abv

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

Celtic Marches - Pear Cider

Pear Cider - 4%

Pear Cider

Celtic Marches

4% abv

A tantalising blend of fresh pressed cider and the delicately sweet after notes of pear combine effortlessly with the aromas of our Herefordshire cider apple harvest. An alluring twist of palate pleasing tastes will lure you back for more of this thirst quenching drop. Not from concentrate - crafted from our home grown, fresh pressed cider apples. Gluten free and suitable for vegans.

Westons - Old Rosie (2019)

Old Rosie (2019) - 6.8%

Old Rosie (2019)


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.

Westons - Rosie's Pig Cloudy Cider

Rosie's Pig Cloudy Cider - 4.2%

Rosie's Pig Cloudy Cider


4.2% abv

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

Thatchers - Gold

Gold - 4.8%



4.8% abv

This crafted Somerset cider is full of flavour blended from the highest quality apples, here at Myrtle Farm. A medium dry golden cider, with a smooth and refreshing taste.

Thatchers - Dark Berry

Dark Berry - 4%

Dark Berry


4% abv

A rich and fruity cider with natural berry flavourings.

Thatchers - Cloudy Lemon

Cloudy Lemon - 4%

Cloudy Lemon


4% abv

Full of Braeburn, Gala and Red Spur dessert apples, blended with the juice of real lemons.

Thatchers - Blood Orange

Blood Orange - 4%

Blood Orange


4% abv

Crafted with naturally juicy, aromatic apples chosen for their sweetness – Braeburn, Fuji and Gala. Bursting with natural blood orange flavour, this is a vibrant and sparkling cider.

Coming Soon

Billericay - Billericay Dickie

Billericay Dickie - 4.2%

Billericay Dickie


4.2% abv

A balanced amber ale with biscuit notes.

Also Available

Foreign Keg

Dinkelacker-Schwaben Brau Meister Pils 4.9%

A balanced, lean beer in the Pilsner brewing style: full-bodied, with a light malt note, fine-spicy hopped and rounded in taste.

Dinkelacker-Schwaben Brau Sanwald Hefe Weizen 4.9%

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

Carlsberg Danish Pilsner 3.8%

By appointment to the Royal Danish Court. A light refreshing pilsner with a great hop flavour.


Adnams Sole Star 0.5%

Low alcohol beer

Adnams Ghost Ship 0.5%

Low alcohol beer

Becks Blue

No alcohol lager

Bitburger Premium Pils

No alcohol lager

Dinkelacker-Schwaben Brau Wulle Biere 5.0%

Helles style light crisp golden beer.

J.W. Lees Vintage Harvest Ale 2019 11.5%

No Description.

Magners Cider 4.5%

No Description.

Morland Old Speckled Hen 5.0%

No Description.

Thatchers Zero

No alcohol cider


Guinness 0.0%

The good stuff without the alcohol.


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The Orange Tree is in the Chelmsford CAMRA branch area.