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  • Vegan

RISKY BLOND - 4.4%

Colour: Pale
An easy-drinking pale ale with a good balance of hops, subtle hints of citrus and a well rounded finish. This is our best selling beer and is rapidly gathering a reputation for flying off the bar in record time.

Malts used: Pale
Hops used: Cascade, Slavinski Goldings & Elderado.

ROCKETMAN - 3.9%

Colour: Super Pale
This beer is quite simply a super pale session ale, equal amounts of bitterness and flavour come through from this generously hopped 3.9% ale.

Malts used: Super Pale
Hops used: Ella, El Dorado & Mosaic

RIPTIDE - 5%

Colour: Orange
A blood orange & Ceylon orange pekoe leaf tea IPA. Gold medal winner with both Camra and Siba, simply put, an awesome beer!

Malts used: Pale & Amber
Hops used: Pacific Gem, Chinook & Galena

RHIDONKULOUS - 3.7%

Colour: Super Pale
An extremely pale triple hopped session ale with wonderful zesty citrus notes and huge grapefruit aroma, this generously hopped ale has plenty of taste for a 3.7%, the perfect summer drink.

Malts used: Super Pale
Hops used: Pacific Gem, Pacific Jade & Citra

RISE - 3.9%

Colour: Very Pale
An clean/easy-drinking, refreshing pale ale. Quite a hoppy, fruity little number especially for it's abv.

Malts used: Extra Pale & Super Pale
Hops used: Green Bullet, Dana, Sorachi Ace & Waimea

RENDEZVOUS #9 - 4.4%

Colour: Golden
Deep Golden Ale, full bodied, bold and fruity. The blend of American hops during brewing gives the beer bags of taste with exceptional poise with crisp, citrus notes and aroma.

Malts used: Pale & Crystal
Hops used: Summit, Chinook & Columbus

RECKLESS DANGER - 5%

Colour: Amber
An altogether sweeter tasting premium beer with its subtle bitterness poking through. A clean hoppy finish and moderate fruity aftertaste.

Malts used: Pale, Amber & Roast Barley
Hops used: Pacific Gem, Cascade & Galena.

RAVENOUS ROMP - 3.8%

Colour: Golden amber
This is an emblematic beer, a contemporary twist on the traditional bitter. Brewed with new world hops, it has a wealth of taste for it's low ABV.

Malts used: Pale & Amber
Hops used: Chinook, Summit & Galena.

RASH DASH - 3.8%

Colour: Copper
A rich copper beer with a very light floral aroma. Initial toffee flavour immediately gives way to a bombardment of hops that linger for a long aftertaste. This is a very popular ale, with an outstanding reputation.

Malts used: Pale, Crystal & Roast Barley
Hops used: Pacific Gem & Slavinski Goldings.

RANKENSTEIN - 5.5%

Colour: Golden
Rankenstein is inspired by Classic Horror. A golden American Pale Ale, a distinctive ale packed full of USA hops! Definately one for the hop lovers in both taste and aroma!

Malts used: Pale
Hops used: Summit, Cascade, Citra, Columbus & Chinook

RANDOM CHAOS - 4%

Colour: Pale
A unique pale, hoppy beer with Juniper berries and Nettle added during the brewing process.

Malts used: Super Pale, Extra Pale & Pale
Hops used: Sticklebract, Cardinal, Rakau & Wakatu

RADICAL BREW NO.2 - 4.2%

Colour: Golden
Radical follows on from last years No.1, a complex golden ale, 4 hops plus rolled oats, honey, elderflower, cinnamon & phoenix formosa oolong tea make up this unique brew.

Malts used: Pale
Hops used: Cascade, Columbus, Bobek & Galena.

RUSSIAN ROULETTE - 5%

Colour: Light Golden Amber
A crisp, hoppy, distinctive, bitter IPA, brewed with four different hops, it certainly packs a punch!

Malts used: Pale, Amber & crystal
Hops used: Pacific Jade, Cascade, Summit & Citra.

ROU SHOU - 4.1%

Colour: Very Pale
An extremely clean-drinking, sweet, refreshing pale ale with a strong floral aroma and elderflower notes from the Cascade hops. Rou Shou is the perfect beer to make it your new favourite session ale.

Malts used: Extra Pale
Hops used: Cascade & Galena

RENOWNED GINGER - 4.4%

Colour: Golden
A traditionally made golden, smooth yet fiery ginger beer. A generous depth of ginger is revealed in every mouthful and a wonderful root ginger aroma to match.

Malts used: Pale & Amber
Hops used: Chinook, Slavinski Goldings & Eldorado.

RADIANT 3.9%

Naturally translucent vegan friendly pale ale.

RAGABASH - 4.4%

Colour: Dark
A traditional old school porter

RAGGING YETI WARMER - 5.0%

Colour: Dark
A complex bourbon porter.

RANNYGAZOO - 4.2%

Colour: Dark
A well rounded plum porter.

RUN RIOT - 4.6%

Colour: Dark
An award winning peanut butter & milk stout.

RAUM - 4.8%

Colour: Dark
An espresso coffee stout.

CHERRY RAVEN 3.9%

Colour: Dark
This is simply a cherry version of our delicious dark mild

RENDEZVOUS #9 - 4.4%

Colour: Golden
Deep Golden Ale, full bodied, bold and fruity. The blend of American hops during brewing gives the beer bags of taste with exceptional poise with crisp, citrus notes and aroma.

Malts used: Pale & Crystal
Hops used: Summit, Chinook & Columbus

RAVENOUS ROMP - 3.8%

Colour: Golden amber
This is an emblematic beer, a contemporary twist on the traditional bitter. Brewed with new world hops, it has a wealth of taste for it's low ABV.

Malts used: Pale & Amber
Hops used: Chinook, Summit & Galena.

RANKENSTEIN - 5.5%

Colour: Golden
Rankenstein is inspired by Classic Horror. A golden American Pale Ale, a distinctive ale packed full of USA hops! Definately one for the hop lovers in both taste and aroma!

Malts used: Pale
Hops used: Summit, Cascade, Citra, Columbus & Chinook

RADICAL BREW NO.2 - 4.2%

Colour: Golden
Radical follows on from last years No.1, a complex golden ale, 4 hops plus rolled oats, honey, elderflower, cinnamon & phoenix formosa oolong tea make up this unique brew.

Malts used: Pale
Hops used: Cascade, Columbus, Bobek & Galena.

RUSSIAN ROULETTE - 5%

Colour: Light Golden Amber
A crisp, hoppy, distinctive, bitter IPA, brewed with four different hops, it certainly packs a punch!

Malts used: Pale, Amber & crystal
Hops used: Pacific Jade, Cascade, Summit & Citra.

RENOWNED GINGER - 4.4%

Colour: Golden
A traditionally made golden, smooth yet fiery ginger beer. A generous depth of ginger is revealed in every mouthful and a wonderful root ginger aroma to match.

Malts used: Pale & Amber
Hops used: Chinook, Slavinski Goldings & Eldorado.

RISKY BLOND - 4.4%

Colour: Pale
An easy-drinking pale ale with a good balance of hops, subtle hints of citrus and a well rounded finish. This is our best selling beer and is rapidly gathering a reputation for flying off the bar in record time.

Malts used: Pale
Hops used: Cascade, Slavinski Goldings & Elderado.

RANDOM CHAOS - 4%

Colour: Pale
A unique pale, hoppy beer with Juniper berries and Nettle added during the brewing process.

Malts used: Super Pale, Extra Pale & Pale
Hops used: Sticklebract, Cardinal, Rakau & Wakatu

RHIDONKULOUS - 3.7%

Colour: Super Pale
An extremely pale triple hopped session ale with wonderful zesty citrus notes and huge grapefruit aroma, this generously hopped ale has plenty of taste for a 3.7%, the perfect summer drink.

Malts used: Super Pale
Hops used: Pacific Gem, Pacific Jade & Citra

ROCKETMAN - 3.9%

Colour: Super Pale
This beer is quite simply a super pale session ale, equal amounts of bitterness and flavour come through from this generously hopped 3.9% ale.

Malts used: Super Pale
Hops used: Ella, El Dorado & Mosaic

RISE - 3.9%

Colour: Very Pale
An clean/easy-drinking, refreshing pale ale. Quite a hoppy, fruity little number especially for it's abv.

Malts used: Extra Pale & Super Pale
Hops used: Green Bullet, Dana, Sorachi Ace & Waimea

ROU SHOU - 4.1%

Colour: Very Pale
An extremely clean-drinking, sweet, refreshing pale ale with a strong floral aroma and elderflower notes from the Cascade hops. Rou Shou is the perfect beer to make it your new favourite session ale.

Malts used: Extra Pale
Hops used: Cascade & Galena

RECKLESS DANGER - 5%

Colour: Amber
An altogether sweeter tasting premium beer with its subtle bitterness poking through. A clean hoppy finish and moderate fruity aftertaste.

Malts used: Pale, Amber & Roast Barley
Hops used: Pacific Gem, Cascade & Galena.

RAVENOUS ROMP - 3.8%

Colour: Golden amber
This is an emblematic beer, a contemporary twist on the traditional bitter. Brewed with new world hops, it has a wealth of taste for it's low ABV.

Malts used: Pale & Amber
Hops used: Chinook, Summit & Galena.

RUSSIAN ROULETTE - 5%

Colour: Light Golden Amber
A crisp, hoppy, distinctive, bitter IPA, brewed with four different hops, it certainly packs a punch!

Malts used: Pale, Amber & crystal
Hops used: Pacific Jade, Cascade, Summit & Citra.

RASH DASH - 3.8%

Colour: Copper
A rich copper beer with a very light floral aroma. Initial toffee flavour immediately gives way to a bombardment of hops that linger for a long aftertaste. This is a very popular ale, with an outstanding reputation.

Malts used: Pale, Crystal & Roast Barley
Hops used: Pacific Gem & Slavinski Goldings.

RAGABASH - 4.4%

Colour: Dark
A traditional old school porter

RAGGING YETI WARMER - 5.0%

Colour: Dark
A complex bourbon porter.

RANNYGAZOO - 4.2%

Colour: Dark
A well rounded plum porter.

RUN RIOT - 4.6%

Colour: Dark
An award winning peanut butter & milk stout.

RAUM - 4.8%

Colour: Dark
An espresso coffee stout.

CHERRY RAVEN 3.9%

Colour: Dark
This is simply a cherry version of our delicious dark mild

RIPTIDE - 5%

Colour: Orange
A blood orange & Ceylon orange pekoe leaf tea IPA. Gold medal winner with both Camra and Siba, simply put, an awesome beer!

Malts used: Pale & Amber
Hops used: Pacific Gem, Chinook & Galena

RADIANT 3.9%

Naturally translucent vegan friendly pale ale.

A quick note to let you know that we are still closed as our outdoor space isn't large enough. we will be reopen and serving on 17/05/2021 and look forward to seeing then. #followthefool