The Tap
Derby, DE1 2ED

The Tap
Derby, DE1 2ED

Beers available

Beers available

Super Frank - 4.8%

Super Frank

Derby

4.8% abv

Light and refreshing, dry hopped ...

Light and refreshing, dry hopped with Centennial to add a citrus zing to this classic English IPA.

South Pacific - 4.5%

South Pacific

Derby

4.5% abv

A US West Coast inspired ...

A US West Coast inspired pale ale, brewed using Pacifica and Taiheke hops from New Zealand. A sweet malty backbone, balanced out with a pleasant bitterness and notes of tropical fruit.

Hop Till You Drop - 3.9%

Hop Till You Drop

Derby

3.9% abv

A polished blonde ale, with ...

A polished blonde ale, with fruity overtones and a dry finish.

Lighthouse - 3.9%

Lighthouse

Red Rock

3.9% abv

This award winning IPA is ...

This award winning IPA is an easy going, soft and refreshing light golden ale. Using our blend of Cascade, Eureka, Goldings and Northern Brewer hops means this light session IPA has a beautifully balanced citrus palate, decadent floral aromas and a subtle finish. A very quaffable beer.

Golden Touch - 4.5%

Golden Touch

Derby

4.5% abv

A smooth, golden coloured beer ...

A smooth, golden coloured beer with restrained bitterness and malt character to balance the hops.

Mercia IPA - 5%

Mercia IPA

Derby

5% abv

The finest English malts combined ...

The finest English malts combined with continental hops, create an IPA with a modern twist.

Dashingly Dark - 4.8%

Dashingly Dark

Derby

4.8% abv

A smooth dark brew with ...

A smooth dark brew with complex flavours and a chocolate roast finish.

Business as Usual - 4.4%

Business as Usual

Derby

4.4% abv

A balanced easy drinking, malty, ...

A balanced easy drinking, malty, traditional amber beer.

Fruitesse - 4.2% (keg)

Fruitesse (keg)

Liefmans

4.2% abv

Liefmans Fruitesse is a classic ...

Liefmans Fruitesse is a classic Belgian fruit beer. Aromas and flavours are dominated by cherries, raspberries, and other berries along with a bit of marzipan. Satisfyingly sweet but not cloying, the fruits are on full-display and are accented by a bit of extra sweetness with no hops to distract.

Full Of Dinosaurs - 7% (keg)

Full Of Dinosaurs (keg)

Double Barrelled

7% abv

Passionfruit, peaches and citrus notes ...

Passionfruit, peaches and citrus notes and that’s just from the Galaxy hops. Mosaic and Enigma follow with their ripe, juicy stone fruit and slight resinous notes. Beautiful, rounded mouthfeel with smooth drinkability, one sip and you want more.

Summer '18 No.1 - 4.4% (keg)

Summer '18 No.1 (keg)

Lost and Grounded

4.4% abv

Summer is upon us and ...

Summer is upon us and we are mega-excited to announce our first Summer Brewhouse Session collaboration with our friends Cloudwater (Manchester) and Jopen (NL): American-style Light Lager. A grist of 80% Pils and 20% flaked maize has made this lager mega-pale and light on the palate. Gentle hopping with Cluster, Centennial and Chinook makes for a super-smashable beer, perfect for a Summer’s day!

Nuttin' Else Matters - 8% (keg)

Nuttin' Else Matters (keg)

Black Iris

8% abv

This milk stout has the ...

This milk stout has the most lactose we’ve put in a brew to date, plus 50kg of Raspberry purée and plenty of peanut extract. Thick and fruity. Collaboration with Neon Raptor Brewing Co.

Corvus - 4.1% (keg)

Corvus (keg)

Wadworth

4.1% abv

Looks almost black, served chilled ...

Looks almost black, served chilled with a thick creamy head. Distinctly smooth with a subtle aroma of roasted malt and coffee, followed by a bitter sweet finish with excellent drinkability.

Rocky Python German Pilsner - 4.2% (keg)

Rocky Python German Pilsner (keg)

Derby

4.2% abv

Crisp, clean and refreshing. A ...

Crisp, clean and refreshing. A classic German pilsner, combining light malt flavours, balanced with a flavoursome hoppy bitterness.

Hefe Weissbier - 4.5% (keg)

Hefe Weissbier (keg)

Weihenstephan

4.5% abv

Nothing refreshes you more than ...

Nothing refreshes you more than this naturally cloudy wheat beer with its wonderful yeasty fragrance and taste. Goes well with dishes that do not have too intensive a flavour, especially that Bavarian speciality 'Weisswurst' or white sausage.

Brooklyn Lager - 5.2% (keg)

Brooklyn Lager (keg)

Brooklyn

5.2% abv

Dry-hopped, fresh, flowery, firm and ...

Dry-hopped, fresh, flowery, firm and flavourful.

Ciders & Perries available

The Willie Gunn Cloudy - 6%

The Willie Gunn Cloudy

Colcombe House

6% abv

An authentic Herefordshire style, still ...

An authentic Herefordshire style, still cider; crafted with traditional cider apple varieties to give a full bodied cider full of character.

Rabble Rouser - 6%

Rabble Rouser

Darley Abbey

6% abv

A medium dry apple cider, ...

A medium dry apple cider, made with over 40 varieties of locally grown apples.

Funky Fruit - 6%

Funky Fruit

Darley Abbey

6% abv

A sweet apple cider made ...

A sweet apple cider made with over 40 varieties of locally grown apples and infused with fruits picked during the summer.

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The Yak - 6.2%

The Yak

Derby

6.2% abv

Combining finest malted barley with ...

Combining finest malted barley with a whole bunch of Yakima hops. A thirst quenching and gutsy IPA. Dry and refreshing with a grapefruit citrus flavour.

Midnight Raven - 4.8% (keg)

Midnight Raven (keg)

Derby

4.8% abv

Dark and robust, complex in ...

Dark and robust, complex in flavour, with bittersweet liquorice and rich chocolate flavours, supported by a lovely creaminess on the finish.

Juice Springsteen - 4.5% (keg)

Juice Springsteen (keg)

Alphabet

4.5% abv

A 4.5% tropical fruit juice ...

A 4.5% tropical fruit juice session IPA. Bursting with bags of Pineapple, Mango, Passionfruit, Guava and Mandarin. Collaboration with BrewDog.

Neck Oil - 4.3% (keg)

Neck Oil (keg)

Beavertown

4.3% abv

We wanted to create a ...

We wanted to create a light, crisp, punchy, go to beer! A beer that you know you can pick up and appreciate or simply get it down ya neck. Extra pale base malts are used to keep it crisp and give the hops a great platform to dance on. Masses of hop additions during the whirlpool and a huge dose of dry hops make this a brilliantly 'easy' IPA.

Lupuloid - 6.7% (keg)

Lupuloid (keg)

Beavertown

6.7% abv

The most notable thing is ...

The most notable thing is that it is our first straight up IPA, no funny business, just malt, yeast, water and hops. Lots of hops. I guess it only took us four years!

Lush - 4% (keg)

Lush (keg)

Tiny Rebel

4% abv

Expect a hazy orange/yellow colour ...

Expect a hazy orange/yellow colour and a big fruity, tropical hit. This super light, very sessionable and easy drinking full bodied IPA is hopped with Citra and Cascade and is packed full of flavour.

Cold Steel Rail - 5.5% (keg)

Cold Steel Rail (keg)

Buxton

5.5% abv

Collaboration with Track Brewery, hopped ...

Collaboration with Track Brewery, hopped with Citra cryo, Amarillo and Rakau.

Vision Quest - 7% (keg)

Vision Quest (keg)

Turning Point

7% abv

Our hoppiest beer to date. ...

Our hoppiest beer to date. A huge fruity IPA that is deceptively drinkable. The mosaic hop takes centre stage in this citrus fruit mouth party.

Transmission - 6.9% (keg)

Transmission (keg)

North

6.9% abv

A classic American IPA. Aroma ...

A classic American IPA. Aroma and flavour dominate - Pine, Citrus, from U.S hops, whilst new varieties add tropical fruit. High in alcohol to balance out the huge late hopping, This is a hugely drinkable beer with a light body and dry finish.

Medium Sweet - 6.7%

Medium Sweet

Three Cats

6.7% abv

A medium sweet, still cider ...

A medium sweet, still cider made from a blend of apple varieties.

Janet's Jungle Juice - 6%

Janet's Jungle Juice

West Croft

6% abv

Janet’s Jungle Juice is a ...

Janet’s Jungle Juice is a golden medium dry and is a three time CAMRA champion cider.

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