The Victoria Inn
Colchester, CO1 1RB

The Victoria Inn
Colchester, CO1 1RB

Cask beers available

Cask beers available

Switch #15 - 4.5%

Switch #15

Revolutions

4.5% abv

Light-golden pale with a hop ...

Light-golden pale with a hop bill that changes every 2 months. #15 features the delicious NZ hop Nelson Sauvin.

Amish Mash - 4.7%

Amish Mash

Great Heck

4.7% abv

Cloudy, hoppy weizen with Apollo, ...

Cloudy, hoppy weizen with Apollo, Bravo and Galena hops. This is a genuine German style Weizen with the hops of an American IPA. Light, refreshing and extemely fruity as the hops balance the banana and clove notes from the german yeast. This beer is naturally cloudy because it is unfined and thus suitable for vegans.

Voodoo Mild - 4.3%

Voodoo Mild

Great Heck

4.3% abv

Very dark mild brewed with ...

Very dark mild brewed with addition of chocolate and black malt. In keeping with the beer style, hops don’t feature in the flavour profile of this beer as much as with other Great Heck beers but it’s no shrinking violet. Beautiful chocolaty, roasty flavours dominate this classic dark mild.

Ambassador - 3.9%

Ambassador

Colchester

3.9% abv

A smooth brown session ale. ...

A smooth brown session ale.

Yorkshire Embassy Blonde - 4%

Yorkshire Embassy Blonde

Colchester

4% abv

Blonde ale brewed exclusively for ...

Blonde ale brewed exclusively for The Victoria Inn, Colchester.

Craft Keg available

Milky Joe - 5.6%

Milky Joe

Ridgeside

5.6% abv

Coffee milk stout brewed with ...

Coffee milk stout brewed with North Star Coffee Roasters' El Salvadorian coffee. Rich, decadent and unbelievably smooth.

Light Lager (AW18) - 3.9%

Light Lager (AW18)

Cloudwater

3.9% abv

Our Light Lager is designed ...

Our Light Lager is designed for ease of enjoyment, providing serious drinkability without compromising on flavour. It's brewed to be thirst-quenching, crisp and dry, combining a subtle lemon and herbal hop character with light sweetness and a pronounced, lasting malt character.

Social Distortion - 5.8%

Social Distortion

Torrside

5.8% abv

Awaiting tastings notes from brewer. ...

Awaiting tastings notes from brewer.

Ghost in the Circuit - 4.5%

Ghost in the Circuit

Mission Creep

4.5% abv

Golden with new wave UK ...

Golden with new wave UK and European hops.

Blackshore Stout - 4.2%

Blackshore Stout

Adnams

4.2% abv

Brewed with Pale Ale, Brown, ...

Brewed with Pale Ale, Brown, Double Roasted Crystal and Roasted malts, this stout is brimming with coffee and chocolate flavours, hints liquorice and dark fruits. Hopped with Phoenix and other British hops. Blackshore Stout is delicious with oysters or dark chocolate puddings.

Odyssey - 5%

Odyssey

Wibblers

5% abv

A clean crisp premium lager ...

A clean crisp premium lager made with East Anglian malt and Czech hops.

Ciders & Perries available

Rhubarb - 4%

Rhubarb

Pulp

4% abv

Rhubarb Cider....all pulp, no fiction! ...

Rhubarb Cider....all pulp, no fiction! This craft medium cider is made the way all ciders should be... from pure juice. Delicately flavoured with genuine Yorkshire rhubarb to create a refreshing zingy cider where the fruit tastes as it should - from Yorkshire!

Bop Drop - 5%

Bop Drop

Ham Hill

5% abv

Bop drop brings traditional cider ...

Bop drop brings traditional cider bang up to date, using classic apple varieties like Somerset Redstreak and the legendary Kingston Black. The result is an easy drinking full bodied cider, with plenty of fruit and a smooth finish.

Oldbury - 5.5%

Oldbury

Tutts Clump

5.5% abv

This dry Real Cider is ...

This dry Real Cider is handmade in West Berkshire from a variety of hand-picked Cider apples from an old private orchard in Oldbury-on-Severn South Gloucestershire.

Deanhouse - 7%

Deanhouse

Pure North

7% abv

A dry cider made for ...

A dry cider made for festivals using mainly sharp and bitter-sharp cider fruit with the addition of some eating apples from gardens in Deanhouse.

Dabinett - 7%

Dabinett

Dorset Sunshine

7% abv

Single variety Dabinett cider, deliciously ...

Single variety Dabinett cider, deliciously smooth and crisp.

Crimson King - 6%

Crimson King

Broadoak

6% abv

Fruity plum coloured medium cider ...

Fruity plum coloured medium cider with an apple aroma.

Wild Wave - 5%

Wild Wave

Adnams

5% abv

Something wildly different - our ...

Something wildly different - our brand new English cider! Wild Wave is a delicious blend of bittersweet and dessert apples. It's a bright, sparkling cider with flavours and aromas of fresh apples and mango balanced with a medium-dry finish.

Coming Soon

Oatmeal Porter - 5%

Oatmeal Porter

Fat Cat

5% abv

A creamy mouthfeel and a ...

A creamy mouthfeel and a range of coloured malts give real depth and flavour to this brand new porter.

Marquee - 5.4%

Marquee

Revolutions

5.4% abv

Rich, golden IPA made with ...

Rich, golden IPA made with four juicy US hop varieties.

Shankar IPA - 5.9%

Shankar IPA

Great Heck

5.9% abv

Pale IPA with good bitterness ...

Pale IPA with good bitterness using lots of American Columbus, Chinook, Cascade and Citra for flavour and aroma and dry hopped during fermentation with Columbus, Willamette and Cascade. A bold, hoppy beer you’d expect from Great Heck!

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