The Woodman
Bridport, DT6 3NZ

The Woodman
Bridport, DT6 3NZ

Cask Beers Available

Cask Beers Available

Vocation - Pale Ale With Whiplash

Pale Ale With Whiplash - 5.2%

Pale Ale With Whiplash


5.2% abv

A light and refreshing hoppy pale base, combined with big US hops Citra and Cascade, gives an initial wave of citrussy, tropical flavours. Balanced out by subtle floral notes and a lingering bitterness on the finish. Part of our Vocation & Friends series. Collaboration with Whiplash Brewery.

Uley - Uley Bitter

Uley Bitter - 4%

Uley Bitter


4% abv

A copper coloured beer with hops and fruit in the aroma, and a malty, fruity taste underscored by a hoppy bitterness. The finish is long and dry, with a balance of hops and malt.

North Riding - US Session (V32)

US Session (V32) - 3.8%

US Session (V32)

North Riding

3.8% abv

Version 32 of our US Session features Amarillo, Cascade and HBC 431. The three hops combine really well to produce citrus flavours of grapefruit, orange and lemon notes.

Cerne Abbas - Gurt Coconuts Rum Stout

Gurt Coconuts Rum Stout - 6.7%

Gurt Coconuts Rum Stout

Cerne Abbas

6.7% abv

It's Gurt, it's rum, it's coconutty. A silky, supple and comforting gentle giant of a beer, full of oaty goodness, matured in rum casks to give a rum coconut depth of character that makes this an enchanting beer.

Craft Keg Available

Bristol Beer Factory - Clear head

Clear head - 0.5%

Clear head

Bristol Beer Factory

0.5% abv

Embracing Bristol Beer Factory's craft beer energy, Clear Head brings the best in hop and body to the alcohol-free world. Citra and Mosaic hops swing in with big US citrus notes and lactose adds the IPA body.

Wiper and True - Upside Down

Upside Down - 5%

Upside Down

Wiper and True

5% abv

Brewed with the freshest hop crop of rare Slovenian Styrian Dragon, this is a beer which reduces our carbon footprint and dependence on South Pacific and North American ingredients, whilst utilising the incredible, less well-known hops native to our European neighbours. The beer itself is a silky soft, hazy pale ale with notes of lemon and passion fruit.

DEYA - Tappy Pils

Tappy Pils - 4.4%

Tappy Pils


4.4% abv

A crisp, hoppy lager with bready malt character and a long bitter finish. We utilise fresh Saphir and Hersbrucker hops for snappy noble German hop character, and honour time, tradition and patience to create a beautiful, clean Pils. Enjoy!

Ciders & Perries Available

Dorset Nectar - Wildcat Cider

Wildcat Cider - 5.5%

Wildcat Cider

Dorset Nectar

5.5% abv

This untamed traditional cider is dark and mysterious, a medium cider with a bite, made using wild yeasts delivering a balanced cider with a light sparkle.

Hecks - Browns Apple

Browns Apple - 6%

Browns Apple


6% abv

Bred in Devon the early part of the 20th century, Browns has been at the fore front of the cider revival for recent years due to its trouble free nature. It produces a crisp, acidic cider with elderflower over-tones. Medium sweet.

Ascension - Shimmy

Shimmy - 4%



4% abv

Lovingly referred to as the Tangbomb this lip moreish number is awash with tropical pineapple flavours, balanced with a light touch of citric acid from the lemon.

Dorset Nectar - Sweet Maiden

Sweet Maiden - 5%

Sweet Maiden

Dorset Nectar

5% abv

A medium-sweet traditional still farmhouse cider that is rich and velvety in taste.

Burrow Hill - Dry Cider

Dry Cider - 6%

Dry Cider

Burrow Hill

6% abv

This dry farmhouse cider is smooth, golden and moreish - a cider that treads the path between rustic and refined with assured ease. Made with a blend of at least 11 varieties of vintage cider apples.

Isaac Cider - Anti-Gravity

Anti-Gravity - 5%


Isaac Cider

5% abv

A sweet and well-balanced medium dry still cider.

Hecks - Kingston Black

Kingston Black - 6.5%

Kingston Black


6.5% abv

A cider that is classic in appearance, taste and strength. It is copper coloured, rounded, almost velvety in texture and is full of flavour.

Hecks - Portwine of Glastonbury

Portwine of Glastonbury - 6.5%

Portwine of Glastonbury


6.5% abv

True to its name, this medium sweet cider has in origins in orchards below Glastonbury Tor. Easy on the palate, this is a true session cider with light effervescence and lemony tones.

Burrow Hill - Medium Cider

Medium Cider - 6%

Medium Cider

Burrow Hill

6% abv

This medium farmhouse cider is smooth, golden and moreish - a cider that treads the path between rustic and refined with assured ease. Made with a blend of at least 11 varieties of vintage cider apples.

Burrow Hill - Medium Dry Cider

Medium Dry Cider - 6%

Medium Dry Cider

Burrow Hill

6% abv

This medium dry farmhouse cider is smooth, golden and moreish - a cider that treads the path between rustic and refined with assured ease. Made with a blend of at least 11 varieties of vintage cider apples.

Coming Soon

Thornbridge - Freeman Street

Freeman Street - 6%

Freeman Street


6% abv

An outstanding example of a classic American IPA. It’s ferociously hop-forward with flavours of citrus fruit, pine and a tantalising floral character. These bold US hops also deliver a biting bitterness that is balanced with just a hint of sweetness and caramel from the malt, which all leads to a moreish dry finish.

Timothy Taylor - Landlord

Landlord - 4.3%


Timothy Taylor

4.3% abv

An incresingly dry, hoppy, bitter finish complements the spicy, citrus character of this full-flavoured and well balanced amber beer.

Kernel - Wheat Pale Ale - Mosaic

Wheat Pale Ale - Mosaic - 4.8%

Wheat Pale Ale - Mosaic


4.8% abv

A special softer, summery pale ale with 30% wheat and a lower ABV than our normal pale ales. Made with Mosaic hops for a light fruity flavour.

Oakham - Kaleidoscope

Kaleidoscope - 5%



5% abv

Deep red in colour with a full bodied taste. Brewed with roast and crystal malts which mellow in flavour to reveal a rich, robust hop finish. Hops: Brewers Gold (UK). First brewed in 2002, this was a regular customer favourite up until 2010. So at the brewing team’s suggestion, we’re releasing a slightly stronger cask aged version of the beer as part of our “Oakham 30 Years” celebrations.

Little Critters - Blonde Bear

Blonde Bear - 4.2%

Blonde Bear

Little Critters

4.2% abv

Our blonde ale is a smooth, balanced, bear hug of a session beer. The bready, lightly caramel malt complements the premium variety of whole hops used, and with a light body, makes this a satisfying, authentic and moreish blonde, with hints of tropical fruit balanced with earthiness.

GlassHouse - Koyo

Koyo - 4.5%



4.5% abv

A red ale with a wonderful grist composition of 7 malts accompanied by an Amarillo dry hop. Sweet caramel, nuttiness, rich digestive and a smidge of chocolate with balancing citrus pith.

Fyne - Everyone Loves Simcoe

Everyone Loves Simcoe - 3.8%

Everyone Loves Simcoe


3.8% abv

Part of our Everyone Loves... series showcasing flavour-forward hops is brimming with the multi-purpose Simcoe, offering a beautifully balanced citrus and earthy pine flavours.

Roosters - Variation On A Theme - Jester

Variation On A Theme - Jester - 4.3%

Variation On A Theme - Jester


4.3% abv

An approachable pale ale showcasing the Jester hop from the UK and displaying delicate notes of tropical fruit, grapefruit, blackcurrant and hints of lychee.

Thornbridge - In The Heart Of...

In The Heart Of... - 4.9%

In The Heart Of...


4.9% abv

A hop-forward modern English IPA using Olicana from Charles Faram's breeding programme with classic Goldings hops. This combination works sublimely with intricate floral undertones, providing a canvas for an array of tropical fruit flavour. Collaboration with Tollgate Brewery.

Salcombe - Shingle Bay

Shingle Bay - 4.2%

Shingle Bay


4.2% abv

A light easy drinking ale, with fruity aroma and flavour. Smooth to the taste with a crisp revitalising finish.

Uley - Old Spot

Old Spot - 5%

Old Spot


5% abv

A distinctive, full-bodied ruby coloured ale with a fruity aroma, a malty, fruity taste, with a light, hoppy bitterness, and a strong, balanced aftertaste. Our flagship ale, strong but not sweet.

Only With Love - Olicana

Olicana - 3.9%


Only With Love

3.9% abv

Smooth and crisp with a HUGE pineapple and stone fruit bouquet - this is the latest in our 'sunshine series' of golden, crushable, single UK hopped pales for the spring and summer. Brewed with just the one delicious whole leaf British hop: that megastar Olicana. Vegan friendly.

Saltaire - South Island

South Island - 3.5%

South Island


3.5% abv

A clean, pale beer, with cool crisp fruitiness from New Zealand hops, grown at Tasman Bay.

Moor - Illumination

Illumination - 4.3%



4.3% abv

Our brand new addition to our epic Bitter series, Illumination! That light at the end of the tunnel illuminates your journey. Ours started with the rawest form of an untraditional Best Bitter. Today we find ourselves setting off in a new direction that is even more welcoming, like a pub fire after a long walk.

Wiper and True - Kaleidoscope

Kaleidoscope - 4.2%


Wiper and True

4.2% abv

Citra, Simcoe and Mosaic: a trio of hops that combine to beautiful effect. Our carefully selected blend creates a kaleidoscope of bright citrus and vibrant fruit flavours, balanced with gentle, clean bitterness. Harmonious, refreshing, and very drinkable.

Blackjack - Irk Street Pale Ale

Irk Street Pale Ale - 3.8%

Irk Street Pale Ale


3.8% abv

Our flagship pale ale, aromatic and zesty. Amarillo and Citra do the talking here. A stripped back pale malt base gives the stage to two of our favourite hops. Updated for 2023 with an addition of Citra Cryo right at the end of fermentation for an extra bright citra zing. Designed for easy drinking and good times, so good we named it after the breweries cobbled street that's been our home for the last 10 years.

Salcombe - Gold

Gold - 4.2%



4.2% abv

A light harvest gold ale with a long hoppy finish. Using some of the best hops the USA has to offer in Citra, Amarillo and Chinook. These hops result in a citrus driven aroma and flavour supported by hints of melon, apricot and peach.

Verdant - Beyond The Pale

Beyond The Pale - 4.3%

Beyond The Pale


4.3% abv

A single-hop Nelson Sauvin pale ale. Lashings of white grape, gooseberry and lime in this New Zealand banger, with subtle rounding bitterness and a light malt base of extra pale malt.

Arbor - I Speak For The Trees

I Speak For The Trees - 5%

I Speak For The Trees


5% abv

American pale ale, bold grapefruit and pine flavours and a delicate citrus aroma. Brewed with Cascade, Centennial and Simcoe.

Wiper and True - Too Much Fun

Too Much Fun - 5.2% (keg)

Too Much Fun (keg)

Wiper and True

5.2% abv

What happens when you mix hot pink guava, fresh peach, juicy pineapple and tropical coconut in one beer? Too Much Fun, that’s what. A bright, bold sour beer that’s packed with flavour, backed up by a satisfying rich backbone of malt flavours.

Wiper and True - York Street Helles

York Street Helles - 4.7% (keg)

York Street Helles (keg)

Wiper and True

4.7% abv

A crisp, dry lager with subtle herbal aromas, the smooth malt flavours mellow into gentle, restrained bitterness, making for a deliciously easy-drinking Munich Lager.

Wiper and True - Sundance

Sundance - 5.6% (keg)

Sundance (keg)

Wiper and True

5.6% abv

Bursting with juicy tropical fruit flavours and layered with citrus and hedgerow berry, Sundance combines the best US and UK hops for a crisp, complex IPA.

Fauna - Pango Table Beer

Pango Table Beer - 2.8% (keg)

Pango Table Beer (keg)


2.8% abv

The unsung hero, boasting lots of oats to give a silky mouthfeel. Heavy on Bru-1 and supported by Azaca making this a punchy, easy sipping table beer. Vegan friendly.

Also Available

Foreign Keg

Roosters Brew Co Variation On A Theme Mosaic Pale Ale 4.3%

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