The Starting Gate
Penn Fields, WV3 7BG

The Starting Gate
Penn Fields, WV3 7BG

Cask beers available

Cask beers available

Butty Bach - 4.5%

Butty Bach

Wye Valley

4.5% abv

Butty Bach is Welsh meaning ...

Butty Bach is Welsh meaning ‘little friend’. This smooth and satisfying premium ale is burnished gold in colour, and certainly has made a few friends in its time. Brewed using Maris Otter and Crystal malts, flaked barley, malted wheat, and locally grown Fuggles, Goldings and Bramling Cross hops.

Moonshine - 4.3%

Moonshine

Abbeydale

4.3% abv

Pale premium beer balancing hints ...

Pale premium beer balancing hints of sweetness and bitterness with full hop aroma. Pleasant grapefruit traces may be detected.

Wheelie Pale - 4.1%

Wheelie Pale

Fixed Wheel

4.1% abv

Our easy drinking house pale, ...

Our easy drinking house pale, sweet malts with hints of citrus and melon from a combination of Citra, Blanc, Magnum and Cardinal hops.

Top Totty - 4%

Top Totty

Slater's

4% abv

A stunning blonde beer, full ...

A stunning blonde beer, full bodied with a voluptuous aroma. It has a ripe generous fruitiness with deep and complex hop notes and a rich malt.

Craft Keg available

Hell - 5%

Hell

ABK

5% abv

Lightly golden Helles lager with ...

Lightly golden Helles lager with a bubbly, medium white head that steadily shrinks to a thin foamy lace, the aroma is soft and sweet with grain and very flowery hops.

Fels - 4.2%

Fels

ABK

4.2% abv

A well balanced, full bodied ...

A well balanced, full bodied flavoursome Bavarian beer with a smooth aromatic hop taste. Cool, refreshing session beer with an intense yellow/golden appearance and great ability to produce an excellent head.

Wholesome Stout - 4.6%

Wholesome Stout

Wye Valley

4.6% abv

A dark, full-bodied number; a ...

A dark, full-bodied number; a wonderful stout with intense roasted barley flavours and a dry, bitter finish. It boasts roasted coffee notes and plenty of hop flavour. It’s only the second beer to gain top beer writer Roger Protz’s five-star rating.

Ciders & Perries available

Rhubarb Cider - 4%

Rhubarb Cider

Lilley's

4% abv

We have expertly blended our ...

We have expertly blended our crisp Somerset Cider and tangy rhubarb to make this taste sensation. Sweet and full of rhubarb flavour with a tart edge to it.

Rattler - 6%

Rattler

Healeys

6% abv

Named after the feisty Cornish ...

Named after the feisty Cornish Rattler apple and blended with Healey’s know-how, our Rattler Cyder has the crisp, fresh flavour you crave.

Aspall Draught - 5.5%

Aspall Draught

Aspall

5.5% abv

Mid straw colour and a ...

Mid straw colour and a refreshing medium dry cyder with a floral/appley aroma, especially Russet.

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Bridgnorth Porter - 5%

Bridgnorth Porter

Hop & Stagger

5% abv

A beautifully balanced dark beer ...

A beautifully balanced dark beer with complex layers of taste that gives your taste buds hints of chocolate with some dark fruit notes coming through alongside the suggestion of caramel. All of that sweetness is then perfectly balanced by the hops that deliver citrus and spice.

Surprise - 5%

Surprise

Sarah Hughes

5% abv

A golden premium ale brewed ...

A golden premium ale brewed with Maris Otter and hopped with Goldings to give the beer a hoppy bitter taste with a malty body and sweet finish. A 'True Bitter'.

Enville Ale - 4.5%

Enville Ale

Enville

4.5% abv

Based on a 19th century ...

Based on a 19th century recipe, this traditional beekeepers ale is light in colour with fruity notes and a hint of sweetness to compliment the dry hoppy taste. Brewed using our own natural spring water, 100% Maris Otter floor malted barley, top fermenting ale yeast, specially selected honeys and pure English hops.

Port Nelson - 4%

Port Nelson

Small World

4% abv

A New Zealand Pale Ale ...

A New Zealand Pale Ale brewed with our own natural mineral water, Motueka and Nelson Sauvin hops with a balanced malty backbone.

Fallen Angel - 5%

Fallen Angel

Church End

5% abv

A sharp, full flavoured pale ...

A sharp, full flavoured pale bitter. Bucket fulls of American hops, give it that lemony edge.

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