The Thirsty Duck
Burscough, L405RZ

The Thirsty Duck
Burscough, L405RZ

Cask Beers Available

Cask Beers Available

Parker - Dark Spartan Stout

Dark Spartan Stout - 5%

Dark Spartan Stout

Parker

5% abv

Hints of chocolate and coffee and silky smooth, think bonfire night and treacle toffee.

Hawkshead - Bitter

Bitter - 3.7%

Bitter

Hawkshead

3.7% abv

A pale, hoppy and bitter ale: a slight elderflower aroma from Slovenian Celeia hops, followed by long bitterness. The hikers' favourite - the perfect thirst quencher after a day on the Fells.

Thornbridge - Wild Swan

Wild Swan - 3.5%

Wild Swan

Thornbridge

3.5% abv

White gold in colour with aromas of light bitter lemon, a hint of herbs and a subtle spiciness. A great refreshing beer.

Manchester - Hamster

Hamster - 4%

Hamster

Manchester

4% abv

Our, now traditional, summer special - straw coloured pale, macerated with fresh elderflower through the end of fermentation and into cold crashing and conditioning.

Rudgate - Valkyrie APA

Valkyrie APA - 5%

Valkyrie APA

Rudgate

5% abv

American West Coast pale ale. Gold in colour with a slightly sweet and hoppy finish. Notes of gooseberry, citrus and tropical fruit.

Craft Keg Available

Brew York - Lupu Lion

Lupu Lion - 5%

Lupu Lion

Brew York

5% abv

Lupulin: The golden part of the hop that gives beer its bitterness, aroma and flavour. Lupu Lion: The hippest cat in the pride, a juicy golden pale ale heavily hopped for roaring citrus notes with a totally paw-some resinous pine finish. Oh, and it’s also gluten-free!

UnBarred - Casual Pale

Casual Pale - 4.5%

Casual Pale

UnBarred

4.5% abv

Crisp, clean pale ale with a soft mouthfeel and citrus hop aroma and flavour.

Neptune - Lost At Sea

Lost At Sea - 6.2%

Lost At Sea

Neptune

6.2% abv

Our sixth birthday beer, brewed in collaboration with Bristol based brewery Lost and Grounded. This West Coast IPA is bursting with grapefruit, passion fruit, and notes of orange, leading to a piney, and resinous bitterness.

Freedom - Freedom Four

Freedom Four - 4%

Freedom Four

Freedom

4% abv

A light pale lager reflecting all the brewing values and beliefs of Freedom. Four ingredients producing an inherently British lager conditioned for a minimum of four weeks resulting in a refreshing beer delivering both flavour and satisfaction.

Ciders & Perries Available

Lilley's - Mango

Mango - 4%

Mango

Lilley's

4% abv

Smooth and sophisticated mango cider made with an ample portion of mango juice and Somerset cider.

Celtic Marches - Thundering Molly

Thundering Molly - 5.2%

Thundering Molly

Celtic Marches

5.2% abv

Thundering Molly is a well rounded medium cider. Fresh and fruity with a lovely apple aroma. Gorgeous golden colour and a balanced finish. Made on our Herefordshire farm from 100% cider apples. Made from a blend of bitter sweet and sharp cider apples.

Lilley's - Bee Sting

Bee Sting - 6.8%

Bee Sting

Lilley's

6.8% abv

Sweet but incredibly refreshing with a glorious fresh tasting pear flavour and a wonderful pear aroma.

Sandford Orchards - Devon Red

Devon Red - 4.5%

Devon Red

Sandford Orchards

4.5% abv

A perfectly balanced, refreshing, medium cider named after the rich red soil that gives our orchards their distinctive quality.

Celtic Marches - Cloudy Cider

Cloudy Cider - 4.5%

Cloudy Cider

Celtic Marches

4.5% abv

Limited edition Cloudy Cider made from a blend of a variety of cider apples. Good depth of flavour and a crisp slightly sweet finish.

Winkleigh - Sam's Autumn Scrumpy

Sam's Autumn Scrumpy - 7.4%

Sam's Autumn Scrumpy

Winkleigh

7.4% abv

Sam’s Autumn Scrumpy has wine like characteristics and is bright in colour. It is well balanced on the palate and releases a wonderful apple aroma.

Crossman's - Mayfield Traditional

Mayfield Traditional - 6%

Mayfield Traditional

Crossman's

6% abv

An award winning traditional cider made with bitter sweet apples such as Michelin, Fredericks, Stoke Red, Yarlington Mill and Dabinetts. These apples give this medium cider a classic traditional taste.

Rosie's - Triple D - Medium

Triple D - Medium - 6.5%

Triple D - Medium

Rosie's

6.5% abv

Medium cider made from a blend of 69 different apple varieties pressed on the farm in Llandegla North Wales. It is a full-juice cider which means it hasn't been diluted and it hasn't had concentrate added to it. So the ABV is 'Robust'. The cider is made and matured in stainless steel vessels which help lock-in and retain the clean, great appley taste.

Hogan's - Original Draught

Original Draught - 4.5%

Original Draught

Hogan's

4.5% abv

Our original no-nonsense cider, 100% fresh pressed. It’s authentically distinctive appley aroma mixed with peaty notes. Packed full of classic cider apple tannins with a well- balanced and pleasing complexity.

Coming Soon

RedWillow - Sabro Simcoe

Sabro Simcoe - 3.9%

Sabro Simcoe

RedWillow

3.9% abv

Our first outing with Sabro in a pale ale balanced with the wonderful Simcoe. Think pineapple, mango and grapefruit dressed with shavings of coconut.

Thornbridge - Jaipur

Jaipur - 5.9%

Jaipur

Thornbridge

5.9% abv

A citrus dominated India Pale Ale, its immediate impression is soft and smooth yet builds to a crescendo of massive hoppiness accentuated by honey. An enduring, bitter finish.

Parker - Saxon Red Ale

Saxon Red Ale - 4.5%

Saxon Red Ale

Parker

4.5% abv

A stunning ruby red ale in colour. A moreish, smooth drinking ale packed full of warm fruit flavours and a subtle hint of spice on the finish.

Salopian - Sunlit Uplands

Sunlit Uplands - 4.1%

Sunlit Uplands

Salopian

4.1% abv

A vibrant gold ale with subtle citrus aromas and glorious bright flavours that are balanced by a refreshing and assertive bitterness.

Blackjack - Irk Street Pale

Irk Street Pale - 4%

Irk Street Pale

Blackjack

4% abv

Amarillo and Citra do the talking here. A stripped back pale malt base gives centre stage to two of our favourite hops. Brewed for easy drinking and good times, so good we named it after breweries cobbled Street that's been our home for the last ten years.

Shiny - Afterglow

Afterglow - 4.2%

Afterglow

Shiny

4.2% abv

Soft and juicy session IPA with Citra, Mosaic, Centennial, Chinook and Azacca hops.

Squawk - Mallard

Mallard - 4.5% (keg)

Mallard (keg)

Squawk

4.5% abv

Gluten Free Pale. Our first foray into the world of gluten free goodness! A quaffable hoppy pale ale packed with the classics Citra and Mosaic hops, creating a super quaffable and refreshing pale ale.

Thornbridge - Quiet Storm - Galaxy

Quiet Storm - Galaxy - 5.5% (keg)

Quiet Storm - Galaxy (keg)

Thornbridge

5.5% abv

Quiet Storm is a unique series of single hop showcases. Using some of our favourite hop varieties to really highlight the full spectrum and capability of each individual variety through precise application at different stages of brewing. Galaxy hops hail from Australia and are famed for their huge tropical profile. Showcasing juicy fruit flavours of guava, mango and lychee, its easy to see why this variety is popular with modern breweries around the world.

Blackjack - Jungle Is Massive

Jungle Is Massive - 6% (keg)

Jungle Is Massive (keg)

Blackjack

6% abv

A juice box IPA with loads of tropical fruit punch with residual sweetness and a sharpness from a load of citric fruits. First off comes the big rolling oaty body hitting a mango smoothie blend colour with sweetness from an early finish in the fermentation. Augmented with the finest mango, pineapple, orange and passion fruit puree we could buy totalling 240kg of fruit in 2100ltrs of beer. For hops we used Idaho 7 for its tropical sweet punch and then dry-hopped with experimental Bru-1 known for its powerful pineapple aroma.

Beatnikz Republic - Tropic Fiesta

Tropic Fiesta - 4% (keg)

Tropic Fiesta (keg)

Beatnikz Republic

4% abv

Inspired by those long sunny hedonistic days spent with friends. Combining a huge tropical new world hop profile with a lower alcohol strength, this beer is perfect for when you want to keep the party going.

 

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