Wetherspoon - William Rufus
Carlisle, CA1 1QS

Wetherspoon - William Rufus
Carlisle, CA1 1QS

Cask beers available

Cask beers available

Lakeland Summit - 4%

Lakeland Summit

Great Corby

4% abv

A light golden session ale, an initial burst of lime is balanced with a sweet malty palate leading to subtle bitter finish.

Doom Bar - 4%

Doom Bar


4% abv

Bitter with a faint flowery aroma and a moderately fruity, malty taste. The finish is long but pleasantly bitter with some sweetness and dryness.

Ruddles Best - 3.7%

Ruddles Best

Greene King

3.7% abv

Powerful fruitiness, with flavours reminiscent of redcurrants, raspberries and strawberries intermingled with citrus notes. The fruitiness is balanced out by the famous Ruddles bitterness and by a delicate aroma.

Abbot Ale - 5%

Abbot Ale

Greene King

5% abv

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

Coming Soon

Old Ale - 4.1%

Old Ale


4.1% abv

Using one of Adnams’ oldest recipes, this is a mild ale style beer brewed with East Anglian pale ale and Crystal malted barley and Boadicea hops. It’s dark red brown in colour with an aroma of toffee and nutty chocolate. The toffee and chocolate also come through on the palette along with hints of red fruits, malt and roast grain, all balanced by a smooth bitterness.

Monty Python's Dead Parrot - 4.1%

Monty Python's Dead Parrot

Black Sheep

4.1% abv

This amber-coloured beer has fresh hop aromas of citrus fruit and pine squawk against sweet malt and rye notes, while the malt and hop flavours blend to create a perfect balance with a fruity kick and a refreshing finish.

Shelby - 5%



5% abv

A lovingly crafted English IPA, golden amber in colour with a nose of stone fruit and red berries, a gentle maltiness on the palate and a wonderful citrus, lemon-pith bitterness. The official beer of the award-winning Peaky Blinders TV series.

Citrus - 4.5%


Hogs Back

4.5% abv

This new golden-coloured seasonal ale delivers a blend of floral and citrus notes in both the aroma and flavour, with subtle malt notes giving a fine balance to the light, hoppy character - culminating in a long, dry finish.

Queen Of Hearts - 4.3%

Queen Of Hearts


4.3% abv

This new, warming amber-red ale has been brewed exclusively for this Wetherspoon real-ale festival. The toffee and raisin notes, imparted by generous quantities of crystal malt, combine with pine and spicy hop notes, while the addition of dark fruits gives a distinctive twist to this ale’s character.

APA - 3.9%



3.9% abv

This new gluten-free and vegan friendly beer has been brewed exclusively for this Wetherspoon real-ale festival. It is a hazy pale golden in colour, with zesty aromas of berries, peach and passion fruit, leading to a fruity, balanced flavour.

New Wave IPA - 6%

New Wave IPA

Banks's, Marston's

6% abv

This new deep golden IPA has been brewed exclusively for this Wetherspoon real-ale festival. The impressive blend of UK-grown hops delivers aromas of tropical fruits and oranges, leading to a complex blend of fruit flavours and a fine balance of bitterness and subtle malt notes. Hops used are Admiral, Ernest, Godiva, Jester, Jester Type 45, Olicana, Pioneer, Target and UK Chinook.

Ruby Abbot Ale - 5.2%

Ruby Abbot Ale

Greene King

5.2% abv

This new, ruby-coloured ale has a rich, malty flavour, with its generous blend of traditional English hops providing an excellent balance and clean bitterness in the finish.

Off The Hook - 4.3%

Off The Hook

Hook Norton

4.3% abv

This new, golden-coloured beer has been brewed exclusively for this Wetherspoon real-ale festival, with an impressive range of hop varieties delivering a strong combination of orange and citrus notes, along with a full-flavoured, refreshing character.

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