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Special Beers

Please note, due to the COVID situation, brewing of our specials has been suspended

SPRING BLONDE

3.6%
ABV

STYLE
Blonde Ale

AVAILABILITY
Cask

A refreshing beer, perfect for a sunny Spring day. A hoppy blonde ale with with citrus and spice notes from English-grown First Gold and Epic hops.

Available in March

MAILLOT BLANC

4.8%
ABV

STYLE
Saison

AVAILABILITY
Cask

A honey coloured Belgian-style beer to celebrate the Tour of Yorkshire. Brewed with Sybilla hops, coriander seeds and lemon peel. Refreshing and zesty.

Available in April

PARCHED KIWI

4.8%
ABV

STYLE
New Zealand IPA

AVAILABILITY
Cask

A straw coloured pale ale brewed with Nelson Sauvin and Wakatu hops to quench your inner Kiwi. Fruity gooseberry, lime and floral flavours.

Available in May

BLOOM!

4.5%
ABV

STYLE
Infused Beer

AVAILABILITY
Cask

Brewed to celebrate York’s horticultural festival – Bloom! This beer is infused with ginger and hibiscus flowers to give a fresh summery pint.

 

Available in June

FIVE CONTINENTS

4.3%
ABV

STYLE
Golden Ale

AVAILABILITY
Cask

A sunny ale for the 2020 Olympic Games.  Brewed using hops from America, Europe and Oceania, star anise from Asia and grains of paradise from Africa.

Available in July

SUMMER GOLD

3.6%
ABV

STYLE
Golden Ale- Vegan Friendly

AVAILABILITY
Cask

A naturally hazy, golden ale with citrus and tropical fruit notes from Minstrel and Olicana hops. Perfect for lazing around.

Available in August

SEPTEMBER SPECIAL

%
ABV

STYLE
Delicious

AVAILABILITY
Cask

Watch this space, something tasty coming soon….

Available in September

GREEN HOPPED KETTLE DRUM

4.3%
ABV

STYLE
Green Hopped Bitter

AVAILABILITY
Cask

A beer version of Beaujolais Nouveau, this ‘Houblon Nouveau’ is our best bitter brewed with freshly harvested hops from the brewery’s very own hop garden. Copper coloured, fresh, clean and fruity.

 

Available in October

WINTER SOLSTICE

3.6%
ABV

STYLE
Brown Ale

AVAILABILITY
Cask

Amber with a malt backbone provided by a mix of Caramalt, Dark Crystal and Pale Chocolate malts with fruity Phoenix and Mandarina Bavaria hop flavours

Available in November & December

SPICECRACKER

5.1%
ABV

STYLE
Spiced Winter Ale

AVAILABILITY
Cask and Bottle

Ruby coloured, hopped with Willamette and lightly spiced with ginger, cinnamon and allspice. A beer to take the bite out of winter.

Available in December