The Water Gate
Barnstaple, EX31 1EU

The Water Gate
Barnstaple, EX31 1EU

Cask Beers Available

Cask Beers Available

Loddon - Dragonfly

Dragonfly - 5.2%

Dragonfly

Loddon

5.2% abv

£2.74 pt 

Strong pale ale, sharp and refreshing with a crisp, clean bitterness and heaps of Cascade and Comet hops providing a floral, peppery aroma with hints of grapefruit.

£2.74 pt 

CountryLife - Bumpkin

Bumpkin - 6%

Bumpkin

CountryLife

6% abv

£2.74 pt 

The strongest regular beer we brew, it's a darkish and slightly malty tasting old ale. Not as sweet as some beers in this strength band, it is a great beer for those who like a full tasting ale. Brewed using Maris Otter and chocolate malt along with Challenger hops giving a malty full flavoured smooth taste.

£2.74 pt 

Sharp's - Doom Bar

Doom Bar - 4%

Doom Bar

Sharp's

4% abv

£2.71 pt 

A perfectly balanced beer combining subtle yet complex flavours. This creates an amber ale which is both satisfying and deliciously moreish.

£2.71 pt 

Dartmoor - Jail Ale

Jail Ale - 4.8%

Jail Ale

Dartmoor

4.8% abv

£2.74 pt 

A full-bodied, deep golden brown beer, Jail Ale has a well-rounded flavour and a rich, moreish aftertaste. We're proud to have achieved many top awards with Jail Ale in the Premium Bitter categories at numerous beer festivals.

£2.74 pt 

Greene King - Abbot Ale

Abbot Ale - 5%

Abbot Ale

Greene King

5% abv

£2.99 pt 

A full-bodied, very distinctive beer with a bitter-sweet aftertaste.

£2.99 pt 

Greene King - Ruddles Best

Ruddles Best - 3.7%

Ruddles Best

Greene King

3.7% abv

£1.79 pt 

A best bitter brewed with the rare Bramling Cross hop for soft fruit aroma and taste. The satisfying bitterness is balanced by sweet toffee/caramel from the crystal malt. Hops: Goldings, Pilgrim, Bramling Cross and Target.

£1.79 pt 

Ciders & Perries Available

Westons - Old Rosie (2019)

Old Rosie (2019) - 6.8%

Old Rosie (2019)

Westons

6.8% abv

£3.88 pt 

Old Rosie is the name given to our 1921 Aveling and Porter steam roller, that still sits in our yard in Herefordshire. Strong, reliable and so loved by everyone in the Westons family, we named this cloudy cider in her honour. Light, crisp and dry, this truly old fashioned cloudy cider is slowly matured and left unfiltered.

£3.88 pt 

Thistly Cross - Whisky Cask

Whisky Cask - 6.7%

Whisky Cask

Thistly Cross

6.7% abv

£3.88 pt 

The perfect marriage between Scottish methods and Scotland's favourite craft cider. We use Glen Moray Distillery casks to give our cider its warming notes of oak, vanilla and honey.

£3.88 pt 

Sandford Orchards - The General

The General - 8.4%

The General

Sandford Orchards

8.4% abv

£3.88 pt 

A rich and powerful vintage, improved by ageing in a 100-year-old mighty Oak vat. Here it develops a complexity and depth enjoyed by a cultured palate. Grown, pressed and produced in Devon.

£3.88 pt 

Healeys - Flattler - Original

Flattler - Original - 5.5%

Flattler - Original

Healeys

5.5% abv

£3.88 pt 

Our famous Rattler Original without with fizz! It's still cloudy, it's still cyder and it definitely still bites! Slightly cloudy in character, it is a young, light, tremendously fruity and refreshing cyder with a distinctive bite.

£3.88 pt 

Gwynt y Ddraig - Black Dragon

Black Dragon - 7.2%

Black Dragon

Gwynt y Ddraig

7.2% abv

£3.88 pt 

The legendary Black Dragon! This cider now has quite a following amongst the most descerning cider drinkers. It is rich in colour, body and flavour with a fresh, fruity aroma.

£3.88 pt 

Broadoak - Moonshine

Moonshine - 7.5%

Moonshine

Broadoak

7.5% abv

£3.88 pt 

This medium-sweet cider has a crisp, light, refreshing, fruity flavour, supplied by dessert and culinary apples, resulting in a very drinkable character, despite its strength.

£3.88 pt 

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CountryLife - Golden Pig

Golden Pig - 4.7%

Golden Pig

CountryLife

4.7% abv

£2.74 pt 

A gold-coloured, full-bodied smooth tasting premium ale. Maris Otter along with crystal and wheat malts are used in the mash, with Challenger being the main hop which gives this ale a very pleasing and distinctive taste. The first ale brewed and still the favourite with a bit of a cult following over the years. Voted N. Devons best ale!

£2.74 pt 

Exeter - Darkness

Darkness - 5.1%

Darkness

Exeter

5.1% abv

£2.74 pt 

Darkness lives up to its name - black and velvety as midnight. This is a well-balanced but complex chocolate stout. Deliciously smooth, made with our special recipe which include seven separate grain types. The rich bitter-chocolate taste is created using a complex mash of premium malts including Chocolate Malt, which derives its characteristic coffee/chocolate flavour and aroma from subtle roasting during the malting process.

£2.74 pt 

Exeter - MC6 Mash Concentration Six

MC6 Mash Concentration Six - 6%

MC6 Mash Concentration Six

Exeter

6% abv

£2.74 pt 

MC6 is the first of our small batch limited edition ales. Deep ruby red with a rich malt and fruit aroma leading to a malty bitter sweet, caramel, and red berry taste.

£2.74 pt 

Magpie - Jay IPA

Jay IPA - 5.2%

Jay IPA

Magpie

5.2% abv

£2.74 pt 

Mature hops, citrus fruit nose with a balance of hops and malt in the mouth with a smooth, hoppy aftertaste.

£2.74 pt 

Sandford Orchards - Sandford Reserve

Sandford Reserve - 7.4%

Sandford Reserve

Sandford Orchards

7.4% abv

Finest cask-aged cider. We take our most elegant and refined ciders from vat, cask and foudre at the point that both barrel and fruit marry perfectly. Intricate flavours of peach, vintage oak and sherry wine.

Thatchers - Stan's Cheddar Valley

Stan's Cheddar Valley - 6%

Stan's Cheddar Valley

Thatchers

6% abv

With its distinctive orange hues, this smooth, robust, naturally cloudy cider is a Somerset tradition. For those who like oak-aged cider medium dry, our cidermakers choose apples including Tremlett's Bitter for its tannins, while Dabinett brings a rich, full body.

Also Available

Cans

Powderkeg Chequered Past IPA 4.7%

No Description.


Hop Union Bloody Nora 4.7%

Soft fruity IPA


 

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