The Square Bottle
Chester, CH1 1HB

The Square Bottle
Chester, CH1 1HB

Cask beers available

Cask beers available

Santastic - 4.5%

Santastic

Maxim

4.5% abv

£1.99 pint

A revised recipe brewed exclusively for Christmas 2018. This well balanced pale golden ale is heavily hopped with American hops to give generous zesty lemon flavours and an abundance of tropical fruit aromas.

£1.99 pint

Pure UBU - 4.5%

Pure UBU

Purity

4.5% abv

£1.99 pint

A distinctive, full flavoured beer with a sweeter finish. Brewed with English Maris Otter, Crystal, and Wheat malts, with Pilgrim and Cascade hops.

£1.99 pint

Full Whack - 6%

Full Whack

Peerless

6% abv

£1.99 pint

A rich deep golden strong ale. The high level of alcohol is complemented by increased bitterness and the fruity hop finish is derived from a combination of Fuggles, First Gold and Cascade hops.

£1.99 pint

Talus - 4.4%

Talus

Big Bog

4.4% abv

£1.99 pint

Our latest single hopped beer - TALUS delivers big aromas of pink grapefruit, citrus rinds, dried roses, pine resin, tropical fruits and sage. These unique and impactful aromas remain throughout the brewing process and produce a wonderfully hoppy beer. TALUS is a new USA hop variety and we are proud to be producing one of the first beers in the UK with this variety.

£1.99 pint

Old Empire IPA - 5.7%

Old Empire IPA

Marston's

5.7% abv

£1.99 pint

This golden beer is brewed in the style of a traditional IPA, with plenty of crisp citrus hop aromas, a subtle malt character and generous hop flavours emerging in the bittersweet finish.

£1.99 pint

Lancaster Red - 4.8%

Lancaster Red

Lancaster

4.8% abv

£1.99 pint

A robust ale with a malt dominated body. A ‘Real Beer' multi-malt and multi hops have made this ‘Classic English Beer'. Spicy and fruity, culminating in a very moreish finish.

£1.99 pint

Doom Bar - 4%

Doom Bar

Sharp's

4% abv

£2.10 pint

Bitter with a faint flowery aroma and a moderately fruity, malty taste. The finish is long but pleasantly bitter with some sweetness and dryness.

£2.10 pint

Abbot Ale - 5%

Abbot Ale

Greene King

5% abv

£2.39 pint

A full-bodied, very distinctive beer with a bitter-sweet aftertaste.

£2.39 pint

Ruddles Best - 3.7%

Ruddles Best

Greene King

3.7% abv

£0.99 pint

Powerful fruitiness, with flavours reminiscent of redcurrants, raspberries and strawberries intermingled with citrus notes. The fruitiness is balanced out by the famous Ruddles bitterness and by a delicate aroma.

£0.99 pint

Craft Keg available

American Pale - 4.5%

American Pale

Shipyard

4.5% abv

£2.59 pint

An easy drinking, American style Pale Ale bursting with fruity citrus hop aroma and flavour. Dry hopped with 4x American hops Chinook, Cascade, Centennial and Columbus - Drop anchor for a spell and try a great tasting beer.

£2.59 pint

Punk IPA - 5.6%

Punk IPA

BrewDog

5.6% abv

£3.59 pint

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.

£3.59 pint

Guinness - 4.1%

Guinness

Guinness

4.1% abv

£3.59 pint

Unmistakeably GUINNESS, from the first velvet sip to the last, lingering drop. And every deep-dark satisfying mouthful in between.

£3.59 pint

Ciders & Perries available

Black Dragon - 7.2%

Black Dragon

Gwynt y Ddraig

7.2% abv

£3.49 pint

The legendary Black Dragon! This cider now has quite a following amongst the most descerning cider drinkers. It is rich in colour, body and flavour with a fresh, fruity aroma.

£3.49 pint

Raspberry Ripple - 4%

Raspberry Ripple

Snails Bank

4% abv

£3.49 pint

Sweet cider infused with tart raspberry rippled through with vanilla.

£3.49 pint

Old Rosie (2019) - 6.8%

Old Rosie (2019)

Westons

6.8% abv

£3.49 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.

£3.49 pint

Whisky Cask - 6.7%

Whisky Cask

Thistly Cross

6.7% abv

£3.49 pint

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.

£3.49 pint

Rhubarb - 4%

Rhubarb

Snails Bank

4% abv

£3.49 pint

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

£3.49 pint

Gold - 4.8%

Gold

Thatchers

4.8% abv

£3.15 pint

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.

£3.15 pint

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Black Bee - 4.5%

Black Bee

Phoenix

4.5% abv

£1.99 pint

A rich and creamy traditional style porter with a touch of sweetness from honey.

£1.99 pint

Bayou - 5%

Bayou

Big Bog

5% abv

£1.99 pint

American Pale Ale, brewed using extra pale ale and crystal rye malts. An intensely hoppy ale using USA Citra hops in the copper then dry hopped with USA Amarillo hops.

£1.99 pint

IPA - 5.2%

IPA

Mobberley

5.2% abv

£1.99 pint

An easy drinking, clear, crisp and clean IPA. Big hops balance against a malty backbone, creating a beer with serious drinkability.

£1.99 pint

Wobbly Bob - 6%

Wobbly Bob

Phoenix

6% abv

£1.99 pint

Malt and hop aroma, bitter and hoppy finish.

£1.99 pint

Plum Pudding - 4.8%

Plum Pudding

JW Lees

4.8% abv

£1.99 pint

Every family has a few Christmas traditions and this one’s ours. By using a blend of pale ale and crystal malt, Styrian Golding hops, and some festive ripe fruit flavours, it’s nothing less than Christmas wrapped up in a glass. We all love brewing it, almost as much as we love tasting it.

£1.99 pint

Plum Porter - 4.9%

Plum Porter

Titanic

4.9% abv

£1.99 pint

This beer is dark strong and well rounded; the richness of such a rotund beer is brought to an even keel by the late addition of Goldings hops and natural plum flavouring. Take the opportunity and go for the low hanging fruit, this sumptuous beer really is a plum!

£1.99 pint

Raspberry Pale - 4.7%

Raspberry Pale

Titanic

4.7% abv

£1.99 pint

Fruit wheat beer which is hazy in appearance due to the high percentage of wheat malt in the recipe and has light raspberry aromas and taste. It's a perfect beer for lovely sunny days and evenings, it's got us all excited for summer.

£1.99 pint

Donner & Blitzed - 5.4%

Donner & Blitzed

Milestone

5.4% abv

£1.99 pint

A winter warmer, packed full of Crystal, chocolate and roasted malts together with black treacle and rum essence.

£1.99 pint

Juice Machine - 4.2%

Juice Machine

Mobberley

4.2% abv

£1.99 pint

Brand new beer! A crisp, fruity, refreshing pale ale. Brewed with mango and pineapple.

£1.99 pint

Trooper - 4.7%

Trooper

Robinsons

4.7% abv

£1.99 pint

Malt flavours and citric notes from Bobek, Goldings and Cascade hops dominate this deep golden ale with a subtle hint of lemon.

£1.99 pint

Cascade IPA - 4.8%

Cascade IPA

Robinsons

4.8% abv

£1.99 pint

A strong character, full of hope and larger than life. A beer you don't meet every day. Deceptively unassuming, Cascade is well refined with hidden depth; the outgoing, adventurous type. A full-bodied classic, packed with American and UK hops, giving a well balanced flavour of rich, roasted malt and tangy citric fruit.

£1.99 pint

Fat Turkey - 4.6%

Fat Turkey

J. Buckley, Evans Evans

4.6% abv

£1.99 pint

New recipe festive ale with a rich malty taste and flavour. A great Christmas ale.

£1.99 pint

Old Peculier - 5.6%

Old Peculier

Theakston

5.6% abv

£1.99 pint

A full-bodied, dark brown, strong ale. Slightly malty but with hints of roast coffee and liquorice. A smooth caramel overlay and a complex fruitiness leads to a bitter chocolate finish.

£1.99 pint

Exmas - 5%

Exmas

Exmoor Ales

5% abv

£1.99 pint

This strong, ruby-coloured ale has a smooth, moreish flavour, its flowery and citrus hop aroma being balanced by the richness of the malt flavour which develops into a finish of spicy and fruity hop notes.

£1.99 pint

Worthington's - 3.6% (keg)

Worthington's (keg)

Molson Coors

3.6% abv

With rich, malty and toffee notes, it is sweet and lightly hoppy with a distinct fruity aroma.

Leffe Blonde - 6.6% (keg)

Leffe Blonde (keg)

Abbaye de Leffe

6.6% abv

Leffe Blonde is a classic Abbey beer with smooth and well balanced fruity, warming flavours. The beer has hints of quince, gooseberry, bitter cherry and apple flavours together with hints of cloves, nutmeg and allspice.

Stowford Press Mixed Berries - 4% (keg)

Stowford Press Mixed Berries (keg)

Westons

4% abv

A bright and refreshing cider, blended with the richness of ripe mixed berries.

Stowford Press - 4.5% (keg)

Stowford Press (keg)

Westons

4.5% abv

A refreshing medium-dry sparkling cider that is bursting with the delicious flavour of crisp cider apples.

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