The Tap End
Preston, PR2 1HX

The Tap End
Preston, PR2 1HX

Cask Beers Available

Cask Beers Available

Lancaster - Herkules

Herkules - 4.2%



4.2% abv

German hops give this pale ale a unique, spicy flavour. Hops: Herkules.

Cloudwater - Happy!

Happy! - 3.5%



3.5% abv

This modern, low-ABV Pale Ale is designed to make you want to return time and time again. Bright, fresh hop aromatics are allied with a smooth body and a finish that's dry but still lets those juicy flavours linger long on the palate.

Crankshaft - Hellfire Preacher

Hellfire Preacher - 6%

Hellfire Preacher


6% abv

Dark golden ale brewed with classic American hops and finished off with Citra. As its name suggests the taste is dank and bitter with a small amount of spice. Collaboration with the band Hellfire Preachers.

South Hams - Ju-bee-lee

Ju-bee-lee - 4.2%


South Hams

4.2% abv

A light amber colour beer with a flowery & fruity aroma to it. Full of body and smooth to drink, certainly the Stokeley honey adds its bit with a nice hoppy after taste. A pleasing blend between bitter and sweet.

Craft Keg Available

Chain House - Beneath The Neon Sky

Beneath The Neon Sky - 5.5%

Beneath The Neon Sky

Chain House

5.5% abv

Pale ale Cryo Pop, Citra Cryo and Rakau.

Alphabet - I'm Like A Bird, I Wanna IPA

I'm Like A Bird, I Wanna IPA - 6.5%

I'm Like A Bird, I Wanna IPA


6.5% abv

Dank and delectable IPA that oozes rich ripe pineapple and tangy papaya. Collaboration with Squawk Brewing Company.

Ciders & Perries Available

Artisan Ciders - Talking Horse - Forest Fruits

Talking Horse - Forest Fruits - 4%

Talking Horse - Forest Fruits

Artisan Ciders

4% abv

A delicious combination of apples with raspberry, blackcurrant and strawberry fruits perfectly blended for a refreshingly moreish cider.

Sheppy's - Classic Draught Cider

Classic Draught Cider - 5.5%

Classic Draught Cider


5.5% abv

A crisp, fruity, lightly sparkling hand crafted cider. One of our most popular products, it is blended to perfection using traditional Somerset apples.

Coming Soon

Crankshaft - Crown And Pinion

Crown And Pinion - 4.5%

Crown And Pinion


4.5% abv

Our Platinum Jubilee ale which is a golden ale with New Zealand and British hops. A light beer with balance of stone fruit and citrus flavours.

Roosters - Highway 51

Highway 51 - 3.7%

Highway 51


3.7% abv

Brewed with a blend of Mosaic, Centennial and Rakau hops. Juicy, tropical fruit flavours come to the fore in this dry-hopped, sessionable pale ale that's backed up by a hint of citrus and a grapefruit finish.

Three B's - Doff Cocker

Doff Cocker - 4.5%

Doff Cocker

Three B's

4.5% abv

A premium straw coloured ale brewed with 50% Bitter hops and 50% Lager hops, a light and refreshing pale ale that everybody loves.

Fallen - Odyssey

Odyssey - 4.1%



4.1% abv

Odyssey was our first beer and is still our flagship recipe. Brewed with light lager malts, Saaz, Citra and Mosaic hops this is a beer brewed to satisfy ale and lager lovers alike. Crisp and refreshing with tropical and stone fruit aromas and flavours.

Liverpool - Big Juicy

Big Juicy - 4.5%

Big Juicy


4.5% abv

A modern pale, loaded with oats to give body and big quantities of juicy "A" list American hops. It has establishes itself as a firm favourite everywhere it goes, the combination of the fruity hops and low bitterness make it a very modern beer indeed. Intentionally hazy, as craft beer should be, with nothing taken out.

Three B's - Bobbins

Bobbins - 3.8%


Three B's

3.8% abv

A golden bitter with warm aromas. Golding and nut grain and a full fruity flavour with light dry finish.

Mobberley - Bunji

Bunji - 3.8%



3.8% abv

A modern session pale packed with Rakau hops, with stone fruit notes and a light bitter finish.

Vocation - Bread & Butter

Bread & Butter - 3.9%

Bread & Butter


3.9% abv

We've set out to prove that an easy drinking, everyday beer can still be special. Layers of US hops are set against a backbone of British malts, so what this beer lacks in strength, it makes up for in character. Look out for fresh flavours and aromas of pine, peach, lychee and citrus fruits, tempered by a smoothly rounded bitterness to leave you wanting more.

Crankshaft - Constant State Of Flux

Constant State Of Flux - 4.1%

Constant State Of Flux


4.1% abv

Hazy pale with hints of strawberry and melon.

Mobberley - Sidekick

Sidekick - 4.2%



4.2% abv

New World Pale featuring Citra hops. A new recipe and new abv replacing our New World Pale in August 2019.

Marble - Hindmarsh

Hindmarsh - 3.7%



3.7% abv

A smooth session beer driven with Amarillo hops bringing flavours of tropical fruits rounded with distinct notes of soft lemon and bright zesty orange. Leaving you racing for the next sip.

Cloudwater - A Wave In The Marlborough Sounds

A Wave In The Marlborough Sounds - 5% (keg)

A Wave In The Marlborough Sounds (keg)


5% abv

There is a flavour intensity to our DDH Pales, this one hopped with hand-selected Rakau and Waimea, that we find affirming, yet also mellow and relaxing.

Verdant - Lightbulb

Lightbulb - 4.5% (keg)

Lightbulb (keg)


4.5% abv

As pale as a 100W light bulb but as juicy as an IPA. Sessionable, quenching and totally addictive. Biscuity malt base with a hint of sweetness all drenched in fruity/dank hops.

Chain House - Exit Through The Car Park

Exit Through The Car Park - 5% (keg)

Exit Through The Car Park (keg)

Chain House

5% abv

Hazy New England pale ale with El Dorado and Simcoe Cryo hops.

Porterhouse - Yippy IPA

Yippy IPA - 5% (keg)

Yippy IPA (keg)


5% abv

Zesty notes of lemon and grapefruit match the fruity, juicy flavour of citrus (Cascade, Amarillo, Moasic, Citra) and a subtle, fresh, pine spice (Nugget, Centennial). A light but chewy body, and we all like that, with subtle bitterness leaves the palate tingling and ready for more.

Cloudwater - Super Happy!

Super Happy! - 5.3% (keg)

Super Happy! (keg)


5.3% abv

This doubled-up version of our modern session Pale Ale will leave you twice as Happy! It retains all the drinkability of the original, while providing an even greater rush of fresh hop aromatics. Bright tropical fruits and juicy citrus carried by a smooth body and rounded off by a refreshing, dry finish.

Snails Bank - Peach Melba

Peach Melba - 4% (keg)

Peach Melba (keg)

Snails Bank

4% abv

Succulent juicy peach cider rippled with sharp raspberry.

Also Available


Heineken Cruzcampo 4.8%

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Hofmeister Helles 5.0%

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The Tap End is in the Central Lancashire CAMRA branch area.