The Starting Gate
Penn Fields, WV3 7BG

The Starting Gate
Penn Fields, WV3 7BG

Cask beers available

Cask beers available

Dragon Smoke Stout - 4.7%

Dragon Smoke Stout

Beowulf

4.7% abv

Black with light brown creamy head. Roast aromas of tobacco, charcoal, liquorice with raisins and mixed fruity tangs. Taste of burnt and smoked fruit with hops providing a bitter edge. Smooth mouthfeel but gives continual flavours to a mouth-watering finish. Hints of a good port emerge and warm you through.

Black Pear - 4.4%

Black Pear

Malvern Hills

4.4% abv

A premium beer, golden in colour with a combination of hops giving a pleasant bitter finish.

Abduction - 5.5%

Abduction

Dancing Duck

5.5% abv

A myriad of tropical fruit flavours in harmonious balance with an enjoyable level of hoppy bitterness, a good malt character and a very clean finish. This a dangerously drinkable 5.5% IPA!

Cheltenham Gold - 4.5%

Cheltenham Gold

Goffs

4.5% abv

A classic American IPA. Boldly hoppy with a distinctly tropical aroma.

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

Rosie's Pig Rhubarb - 4%

Rosie's Pig Rhubarb

Westons

4% abv

Medium-sweet, cloudy, and slowly matured still cider made from freshly pressed apples, paired with a refreshing infusion of rhubarb juice. The well balanced, fruity taste and tart finish provides a deliciously moreish cider.

Stowford Press - 4.5%

Stowford Press

Westons

4.5% abv

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

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.

Coming Soon

Fallen Angel - 5%

Fallen Angel

Church End

5% abv

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

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.

Vicar's Ruin - 4.4%

Vicar's Ruin

Church End

4.4% abv

This is our straw coloured best bitter. Delightful hop flavours soften to a delicate malt finish.

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.

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.

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