The Tap
Derby, DE1 2ED

The Tap
Derby, DE1 2ED

Cask beers available

Cask beers available

Nero - 5%

Nero

Milton

5% abv

A satisfying, full-flavoured black brew ...

A satisfying, full-flavoured black brew with a good balance of malt, roast and fruit. Bittersweet flavours carry through to a dry finish.

Triple Hop - 4.1%

Triple Hop

Derby

4.1% abv

A classic flavoursome pale with ...

A classic flavoursome pale with Goldings, Challenger and Northdown hops.

Quintessential - 5.8%

Quintessential

Derby

5.8% abv

A moreish and crisp golden ...

A moreish and crisp golden ale with citrus fruit flavours and a complex hoppy finish.

Indian Runner - 4.1%

Indian Runner

Wincle

4.1% abv

Brewed with all-British hops. ...

Brewed with all-British hops. The zesty beer has a tang of grapefruit and lime in its flavour. It takes its name Indian Runner, from the ducks that feed outside the brewery on our spent grain each day.

Strange Gods - 4%

Strange Gods

Backyard

4% abv

Light hopped Elderflower pale ale. ...

Light hopped Elderflower pale ale. A sweet fragrant nose with citrus and floral note.

Lucky No 7 - 4.5%

Lucky No 7

Derby

4.5% abv

Refreshing American inspired pale ale. ...

Refreshing American inspired pale ale. Packed with grapefruity citrus flavours and dry hopped with Idaho 7 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.

Craft Keg available

Fruitesse - 4.2%

Fruitesse

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.

Good Vibes - 6%

Good Vibes

Evolution

6% abv

Awaiting tastings notes from brewer. ...

Awaiting tastings notes from brewer.

Easy Livin' - 4%

Easy Livin'

Tiny Rebel

4% abv

Easy going citrusy session pale ...

Easy going citrusy session pale to kick back with.

AM:PM - 4.5%

AM:PM

Thornbridge

4.5% abv

A session ale at 4.5% ...

A session ale at 4.5% but it packs a punch with its abundance of tropical fruit flavours. Hints of pineapple, guava, tangerine and passion fruit make it a perfect beer to enjoy on a summers day.

The Age Of The Quick Fix - 6.2%

The Age Of The Quick Fix

Lost and Grounded

6.2% abv

Dry hopped sour IPA with ...

Dry hopped sour IPA with Cryo Laurel and Cryo Ekuanot. Flavour profile is a hoppy San Pelligrino Limonata. Lervig Collaboration.

Midnight Raven - 4.8%

Midnight Raven

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.

Rocky Python German Pilsner - 4.2%

Rocky Python German Pilsner

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%

Hefe Weissbier

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%

Brooklyn Lager

Brooklyn

5.2% abv

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

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

Ciders & Perries available

Pineapple & Pink Grapefruit - 4%

Pineapple & Pink Grapefruit

Snails Bank

4% abv

Artisan cider made by selecting ...

Artisan cider made by selecting the best local fruit combined with years of experience to craft ciders that our traditional, yet suit the modern palate. The sweet tasty Pineapple is balanced out by the tangy Grapefruit. English cider with a tropical twist!

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.

2014 Vintage Perry - 6%

2014 Vintage Perry

Ross on Wye

6% abv

A warm, complex blend of ...

A warm, complex blend of traditional Perry Pears. Sherbet lemon notes, very mellow texture and soft astringency. A great example of simple, farmhouse Perry.

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.

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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Tropical Symphony IPA - 6.5%

Tropical Symphony IPA

Derby

6.5% abv

A symphony of juicy tropical ...

A symphony of juicy tropical fruit, resinous pine, aromatic zest and citrussy bitterness that remains clean and balanced.

Electric Pale - 3.6%

Electric Pale

Derby

3.6% abv

Electrifying session strength pale ale. ...

Electrifying session strength pale ale. Simcoe and Centennial hops blended with Maris Otter and Oat malts. Low in alcohol, bursting with flavour.

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.

Minerva - 4.6%

Minerva

Milton

4.6% abv

Golden ale brewed with US, ...

Golden ale brewed with US, NZ and British hops for a powerful hop punch and satisfying bitterness.

Summer Ale - 3.9%

Summer Ale

Wadworth

3.9% abv

This new, sessionable golden ale ...

This new, sessionable golden ale is a real thirst quencher. Tropical fruits and spicy floral notes balance the malty and biscuit sweet profile.

Jamestown - 5.4%

Jamestown

Backyard

5.4% abv

Full bodied, deep brown Porter. ...

Full bodied, deep brown Porter. Robust dark malt, coffee and chocolate flavours .Light spicy and oak hop characters with subtle aromas of vanilla, blackberry and pine.

Junkman No 2 Passionfruit Pale - 5%

Junkman No 2 Passionfruit Pale

4 T's

5% abv

Light and fruity pale ale ...

Light and fruity pale ale with added passion fruit. Collaboration with Tin Head Brewery.

Gamma Ray - 5.4% (keg)

Gamma Ray (keg)

Beavertown

5.4% abv

The concept was to create ...

The concept was to create a juicy tropical beer. A brew you can sit on and drink all day, rammed with juicy malts and huge tropical aromas of mango and grapefruit. Massive additions of American hops are added to the whirlpool giving huge hop flavour. The beer is then dry hopped for days, driving the punchy aromas so you can smell it from miles away!

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!

Blood Wolf - 4.8% (keg)

Blood Wolf (keg)

Derby

4.8% abv

American Red. Toasted caramel, sweet ...

American Red. Toasted caramel, sweet sticky toffee and bitter richness from intensely roasted malt and subtle spiciness of rye. Zesty pithiness and robust resin of new world hops. Bold and upfront with a twisted complexity.

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.

Bald Eagle - 4.5% (keg)

Bald Eagle (keg)

Derby

4.5% abv

A golden pale ale with ...

A golden pale ale with a well-rounded body and dry finish. Hopped with buckets of Citra to provide a topical fruit bouquet. Finally dry hopped to make it a real juice box.

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.

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.

Peaches and Cream IPA - 5.5% (keg)

Peaches and Cream IPA (keg)

Tiny Rebel

5.5% abv

Does exactly what it says ...

Does exactly what it says on the tin! Peach flavours from, you guessed it, peaches! The cream comes from sweet, smooth lactose and the IPA from the bucket loads of Citra, Mosaic and Simcoe that compliment the sweet fruit flavours.

Bombay Dazzler - 4.8% (keg)

Bombay Dazzler (keg)

Northern Monk

4.8% abv

Initially a collaboration with Bundobust, ...

Initially a collaboration with Bundobust, this beer is an Indian Spiced Wit. Effervescent, sessionable and gently spiced with ginger, cardamom and coriander for a delightful spicy twist on a classic style.

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