The Tap
Derby, DE1 2ED

The Tap
Derby, DE1 2ED

Cask beers available

Cask beers available

White Christmas - 5.5%

White Christmas

Derby

5.5% abv

A flavoursome rich pale with ...

A flavoursome rich pale with a full hop finish.

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.

Nelson Sauvin - 4.5%

Nelson Sauvin

Derby

4.5% abv

A 100% Nelson Sauvin hopped ...

A 100% Nelson Sauvin hopped beer, a simple malt bill showcasing this New Zealand super fruity, tropical hop, with similarities to its famous NZ name sake Sauvignon, a grape meets grain infusion.

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.

Fire Storm - 5.2%

Fire Storm

Black Storm

5.2% abv

Irish red ale brewed with ...

Irish red ale brewed with English Malts, hopped with English Fuggles and challenger hops for a clean well balanced ale.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Resistance Is Futile - 5.6%

Resistance Is Futile

Evolution

5.6% abv

Beer that will explode your ...

Beer that will explode your taste buds, and leave you feeling like you just flew in from Barbados - minus the shirt, with its juicy, fruity, tropical, hop bomb, pineapple, mango and zingy flavours.

Game of Stones - 3.8%

Game of Stones

Wadworth

3.8% abv

A thirst-quenching and truly satisfying ...

A thirst-quenching and truly satisfying golden ale with a sessionable abv and hidden depth of flavour. Spicy, tangy aromas are met with earthy tones on the palate. Full flavoured, but with a clean finish.

Positive Disposition - 4.5%

Positive Disposition

Attic

4.5% abv

Cherry flavour dominates a pale ...

Cherry flavour dominates a pale ale base, with a dry finish that accentuates the cherry and leaves you wanting more and more.

Galilale Galilei - 6%

Galilale Galilei

Lab Culture

6% abv

American style IPA brewed with ...

American style IPA brewed with wheat and oats. Fruity, citrus hints of grapefruit and tropical fruit. Hops used are Simcoe, Amarillo and Citra.

Bald Eagle - 4.5%

Bald Eagle

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%

Corvus

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%

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

Hip Hop - 4%

Hip Hop

Hogan's

4% abv

A proper mash-up, our authentic ...

A proper mash-up, our authentic bittersweet fresh pressed cider with just that perfect subtle hint of aromatic English grown Cascade hops to create something new and altogether unexpected. A complex and pleasing mix of classic apple tannins with a zingy citrus and grapefruit beat. Bizarre and delicious all at at the same time.

Creedy Vintage - 7.4%

Creedy Vintage

Sandford Orchards

7.4% abv

Our finest cider is aged ...

Our finest cider is aged for 18 months in wooden casks to develop a smooth, rich and intricate flavour profile. Only the finest juice can produce ciders of this quality.

Damson - 4%

Damson

Pulp

4% abv

This is no damson in ...

This is no damson in distress! The juicy fruit, combined with our real cider apples creates a delicately sweet, full of flavour, medium bodied tipple with a soft apple nose.

Strawberry Norman & Bedan - 7.4%

Strawberry Norman & Bedan

Springherne

7.4% abv

Awaiting tastings notes from brewer. ...

Awaiting tastings notes from brewer.

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Sparky's Dream - 4.3%

Sparky's Dream

Hemlock

4.3% abv

Awaiting tastings notes from brewer. ...

Awaiting tastings notes from brewer.

Twisterella - 4.1%

Twisterella

Hemlock

4.1% abv

Heavily dry hopped American pale ...

Heavily dry hopped American pale ale.

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!

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!

The Robots Are Coming - 8% (keg)

The Robots Are Coming (keg)

Evolution

8% abv

A New England style double ...

A New England style double IPA packed with Falconers Flight and Simcoe in doses that will make you feel like your drinking fruit salad.

Apple - 4.7%

Apple

Pulp

4.7% abv

The orchard apples are a ...

The orchard apples are a mix of Herefordshires finest. We have used a blend of real cider apples, bitter sharps and bitter sweets to which are added some desert varieties to make a zesty medium dry and very refreshing cider.

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