The Starting Gate
Penn Fields, WV3 7BG

The Starting Gate
Penn Fields, WV3 7BG

Cask beers available

Cask beers available

Enville Ale - 4.5%

Enville Ale

Enville

4.5% abv

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.

Butty Bach - 4.5%

Butty Bach

Wye Valley

4.5% abv

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.

Gold - 4.2%

Gold

Ludlow

4.2% abv

This has a golden ale complexion with a papaya, pineapple and lemon aroma. Gold has a soft, full bodied creamy taste.

Citra - 4.2%

Citra

Oakham

4.2% abv

A light refreshing beer with pungent grapefruit, lychee and gooseberry aromas leading to a dry, bitter finish.

Wholesome Stout - 4.6%

Wholesome Stout

Wye Valley

4.6% abv

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.

Craft Keg available

Hell - 5%

Hell

ABK

5% abv

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 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.

Ciders & Perries available

Rattler - 6%

Rattler

Healeys

6% abv

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

Draught Cyder - 5.5%

Draught Cyder

Aspall

5.5% abv

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

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XXX - 4.3%

XXX

Three Tuns

4.3% abv

A renowned beer from a recipe passed down by the Roberts family who owned the brewery for several generations; a pale-straw-coloured, premium bitter with simple, light malty-sweetness, delicately balanced with light bitterness of floral, earthy character.

Pale Rider - 5.2%

Pale Rider

Kelham Island

5.2% abv

A full-bodied, straw pale ale, with good fruity aroma and a strong fruit and hop taste. Its well-balanced sweetness and bitterness continue in the finish.

Dark Raven - 4.5%

Dark Raven

Beowulf

4.5% abv

A traditional, flavourful mild produced by the combination of malts and Fuggles hops.

Inferno - 4%

Inferno

Oakham

4% abv

This light igniting ale flickers complex fruits across your tongue leaving a dry fruity bitter finish smothering your thirst. Inferno uses a blend of five different hops from the Yakima Valley to create its floral aroma and unique flavour.

Town Crier - 4.5%

Town Crier

Hobsons

4.5% abv

A full-flavoured golden ale with a big voice. The elegant straw coloured bitter has a hint of sweetness which is complemented by subtle hop flavours leading to a dry finish. The nose of crisp fruit is apparent with a refreshing balance of taste, a bitter which is supremely consistent and full of flavour.

Moonshine - 4.3%

Moonshine

Abbeydale

4.3% abv

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

Ay Up - 3.9%

Ay Up

Dancing Duck

3.9% abv

An eminently drinkable pale session ale. Subtle malt and floral notes are matched splendidly with citrus hop, rounded off with a slightly dry finish.

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