The Black Bull Inn of Penwortham

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The Black Bull Inn of Penwortham Beers

Bank Top - Flat Cap - Pale - 4% - £3.40
Our signature beer - a pale bitter with a citrus fruit aroma and hoppy citrus finish.

Blackedge - HoP - Pale - 3.8% - £3.40
An Award Winning pale ale. Clean, dry & refreshing citrus flavoured session beer with spicy floral aromas.

Blackedge - Pike - Pale - 4% - £3.40
Well hopped with US Cascade, Summit and UK pioneer. A pale ale with plenty of citrus sweet aroma.

Castle Rock - Harvest Pale - Pale - 3.8% - £3.40
Supreme Champion Beer of Britain 2010. Brewed with a gently-kilned malt, and an aromatic blend of American hops added during the brewing process gives it exceptional poise. Its distinct hop flavour leads to a crisp finish.

Greene King - Abbot Ale - Pale - 5% - £3.60
This distinctive full bodied, smooth and mature beer is bursting with fruit cake and toffee flavours.

Hopstar - LANCASHIRE GOLD - Pale - 4% - £3.40
A light beer with a good combination of malt and hops. Maris Otter Premium and Crystal malts makes a well balanced body with an English and two American hops giving great taste for this session beer.

JW Lees - Manchester Pale Ale - Pale - 3.7% - £3.30
The Real Refreshing Alternative. MPA is a golden ale made from all-British malt, Liberty and Mount Hood hops. We recommend MPA with the deep fried cod that is on our Manchester food menu.

Marston's - 61 Deep - Pale - 3.8% - £3.30
61 metres. that's the depth of the well at the Brewery that gives this refreshing pale ale its name. SEE: Pale Gold. SMELL: Soft citrus, fruity and fresh. TASTE: Full bodied, sweetness, warming

Prospect - Blinding Light - Pale - 4.2% - £3.40
A pale and refreshing beer with citrus and spicy notes.

Reedley Hallows - Pendleside - Pale - 4% - £3.50
Refreshing pale ale

Reedley Hallows - Monkholme Premium - Pale - 4.2% - £3.40
Cornish Pale Ale with hoppy, sweet finish and floral aroma.

Wadworth - Horizon - Pale - 4% - £3.40
Easy drinking all year round and robust enough to accompany most foods, Horizon is light in colour, but full flavoured and best enjoyed cool.

St Austell - Proper Job - IPA - 4.5% - £3.40
Proper Job is an authentic IPA brewed with Cornish spring water and a blend of malts including Cornish Gold. A powerfully hopped golden bitter that explodes with citrus grapefruit flavours, Proper Job was awarded a Gold medal as the Best Bottled Beer in the 2011 Great British Beer Festival.

Beer Brothers - Gold - Blonde - 3.8% - £3.50
Hoppy Session Ale

Blackedge - Blonde - Blonde - 4.5% - £3.40
Full flavoured, full bodied Blonde Ale. Well hopped to give bold grapefruit flavour and citrus essence.

Bradfield - Farmers Blonde - Blonde - 4% - £3.40
A very pale brilliant blonde beer. Has citrus and summer fruit aromas making it an extremely refreshing ale.

Hopstar - Saaz Blonde - Blonde - 4% - £3.50
A light and refreshing beer/lager brewed with extra pale malt and continental hops. One of our fastest selling beers when on the bar.

Lytham - Lytham Blonde - Blonde - 3.8% - £3.40
A pale golden beer witha subtle hop aroma and a smooth dry finish.

Moorhouse's - White Witch - Blonde - 3.9% - £3.40
A blond style ale using Brewers Gold hops and the noble German variety, Tettnang. This gives a refreshing fruity Springtime flavour with a hint of citrus, flowers and rich peppery spice aroma.

Moorhouse's - Blonde Witch - Blonde - 4.4% - £3.40
A punchy, full-bodied blonde ale with a distinct fruit taste and citrus hop finish.

Ossett - Yorkshire Blonde - Blonde - 3.9% - £3.30
A brand new addition to the permanent range for 2010. This lager coloured ale is full bodied, well rounded and slightly sweet on the palate. A generous addition of Mount Hood hops result in a delicate fruity hop aroma

Reedley Hallows - Filly Close Blonde - Blonde - 3.9% - £3.50
A very well balanced ale. Fruity and bitter with a spicy finish.

Robinsons - Dizzy Blonde - Blonde - 3.8% - £3.30
Straw coloured Summer Ale with distinctive herbal or perfume like hop aroma. This light refreshing beer has a clean zesty hop dominated palate complimented by a crisp dry finish.

Thwaites - Wainwright - Blonde - 4.1% - £3.50
A refreshing straw-coloured beer with soft fruit flavours and a hint of sweetness from the fine malt.

Wily Fox - Blonde Vixen - Blonde - 3.8% - £3.40
Sassy blonde session beer with a touch of citrus spice.

Windmill - Knock out blonde - Blonde - 4% - £3.50

Blackedge - CASCADE - Golden - 4% - £3.40
A traditional pale ale golden in colour, single hopped with US Cascade to give a slightly floral flavour with hints of lychees & grapefruit.

Bowland - Bowland Gold - Golden - 3.8% - £3.40
Mid-Gold hoppy bitter with grapefruit and generous malt flavours.

Bowland - Hen Harrier - Golden - 4% - £3.50
Pale session bitter with soft citrus, peach and lime flavours.

Brains - SA Gold - Golden - 4.3% - £3.50
SA Gold is a full-flavoured, hoppy and refreshing golden ale. Careful use of hops creates a satisfying bitterness, perfectly balanced by vibrant citrus aromas and complex hop flavours from late-hopping using Cascade and Styrian Goldings. A deliciously satisfying and refreshing pint!

Fuzzy Duck - Golden Cascade - Golden - 3.8% - £3.40
Golden coloured ale brewed with Cascade hops for a citrus flavour and a floral aroma.

Hobsons - Town Crier - Golden - 4.5% - £3.50
Crisp golden ale. A beer with a big voice. The hint of sweetness is complemented by subtle hop flavours leading to a dry finish. CAMRA West Midlands Golden Ales Winner 2011

Jennings - Cumberland Ale - Golden - 4% - £3.50
A superb golden coloured ale, brewed with malt made from specially selected pale ale malt and using only the finest English aromatic hops.

Joseph Holt - Two Hoots - Golden - 4.2% - £3.40
Brewed using pale malt, choice East Kent Goldings and Slovenian celeriac hops.

Lytham - Lytham Gold - Golden - 4.2% - £3.40
Golden beer with a fruity aroma and a lasting bitter finish.

Moorhouse's - Stray Dog - Golden - 4.2% - £3.40
A brand new brew in collaboration with New Order. A refreshingly clean tasting golden ale. Brewed using American Cascade, Centennial and Willamette hops to give aromas of citrus fruits including lemon, grapefruit and lychee. Classic English Maris Otter provides a smooth malt balance to complement the subtle bitterness.

Moorhouse's - Witchfinder General - Golden - 4.4% - £3.40
A golden ale with a strong fruity body, full flavoured, balanced with a smooth distinctive warm finish.

Salopian - Shropshire Gold - Golden - 3.8% - £3.20
Golden, with a flora aroma and a full hoppy flavour that is balanced by a crisp dry maltiness and a rich finish.

St Austell - Tribute - Golden - 4.2% - £3.50
Tribute is a magnificent example of a bronze coloured English bitter, with a rich aroma of biscuity malt and tart citrus fruit from the Willamette hops. Juicy malt, hop resins and tangy fruit coat the tongue, while the finish is long and lingering, with a fine balance between malt, hops and fruit, finally becoming dry and bitter.

Wells and Youngs - Youngs Bitter - Golden - 3.7% - £3.50
Standard Bitter - Traditionally brewed to deliver a clean taste. A `Top 10` standard cask ale brand. A refreshing cask ale, golden in colour, with a light dry palate, a refreshing aroma and a long satisfying bitter finish.

Wells and Youngs - London Gold - Golden - 4% - £3.50
Young's London Gold is a light, golden beer with a refreshing bite. The combination of English malted barley and Styrian hops provides a well rounded floral and citrus flavour with hints of fruit, finished off with a dry, hoppy bitterness.

Wily Fox - The Fox Hat - Golden - 4.2% - £3.40
Hop-infused golden ale with spicy citrus and grapefruit notes and a bitter but well-balanced finish .

Windmill - Deckhand - Golden - 3.8% - £3.50
A Lancashire Golden Ale brewed in Standish.

Fuzzy Duck - Pheasant Plucker - Amber - 4.2% - £3.40
Amber beer with a slightly spicy taste and a citrus finish from the late addition of Cascade hops.

Fuzzy Duck - Cunning Stunt - Amber - 4.3% - £3.40
Amber coloured single-hop beer brewed with American Willamette hops. The rub of the hops gives an estery/blackcurrant/herbal aroma.

JW Lees - John Willie's - Amber - 4.5% - £3.30
Named after Mr JW Lees himself, this lightly coloured, robust beer drinks smoothly and has a nutty finish. Made from pale ale malt, Northdown hops and golding hops. Also available in bottles from

Marston's - Pedigree - Amber - 4.5% - £3.50
HAND PULL Unique in this world, it is still brewed in the oak casks of the Burton Union to preserve its unique character, consistent quality and taste.

Prospect - Pioneer - Amber - 4% - £3.40
*WINCH* A classic easy drinking light bodied amber beer with aromas of dry pale malt and earthy hops

Robinsons - Light Brigade - Amber - 4.1% - £3.30
A unique golden English ale with a 4.1% ABV. It has been developed in support of HELP FOR HEROES, the British charity that provides recovery and support for the Armed Forces

Timothy Taylor - Landlord - Amber - 4.3% - £3.40
This ale has won more awards nationally than any other beer. A strong ale with a golden amber colour. It has a scent of caramel, light fruits and roasted malt hints.

Wily Fox - Crafty Fox - Amber - 4% - £3.40
An ambercoloured ale, triplehopped with classic English varieties to create a quaffable, full bodied bitter ale with a spicy, earthy aroma.

Wells and Youngs - Young's Special - Barley Wine - 4.5% - £3.40
A refreshing cask ale with a fresh, fruity aroma that leaves a long, satisfying bitter finish. It is traditionally brewed to deliver a clean taste and is light and dry in flavour with a subtle taste of hops.

Adnams - Southwold Bitter - Malty - 3.7% - £3.30
Southwold Bitter is a top ten selling cask beer in the UK.

Banks's - Bitter - Malty - 3.8% - £3.30
A deep gold in colour, Banks's Bitter is crafted with the finest ingredients to deliver a really easy drinking beer with malty, hoppy flavours and a refreshing clean, bitter finish.

Brakspear - Brakspear Bitter - Malty - 3.4% - £3.30
A superb session beer. Amber in colour with a good fruit, hop and malt nose. The initial taste of malt and the well-hopped bitterness quickly dissolves into a predominantly bitter-sweet and fruity finish.

Butcombe - Bitter - Malty - 4% - £3.30
The West Country’s favourite beer derives from pure Mendip Spring Water…notably bitter, clean tasting, refreshingly dry and distinctive. Made with 100% best Maris Otter malt (the Rolls Royce of malts), together with a blend of (never divulged) English hop varieties…Butcombe Bitter is a moreish Mendip masterpiece!

Fuller's - London Pride - Malty - 4.1% - £3.50
To the beer aficionado looking for the classic English pint, we say this: Whatever you do, take Pride.

Greene King - Ruddles County - Malty - 4.3% - £3.40
Cask Conditioned An English Ale with a distinctive flavour of dark toffee and caramel combined with a crisp bitterness derived from using rare Bramling Cross hops.

Sharp's - Doom Bar - Malty - 4% - £3.40
A nicely balanced but firmly malt-accented amber Cornish bitter with an accomplished balance of spicy resinous hop, inviting sweet malt and delicate roasted notes.

Wells and Youngs - Courage Directors - Malty - 4.8% - £3.50
It is a genuine premium ale, pale brown in appearance with a deep rich taste.

Charles Wells - Bombardier - Copper - 4.1% - £3.50
Bombardier has a rich, tempting aroma of peppery hops and raisins, while the palate is dominated by more dark fruit, juicy malt and tangy hops

Ringwood - Razor Back - Copper - 3.8% - £3.20
With an ideal balance of hoppiness and tangy citrus, this classic best bitter is very refreshing

Black Sheep - Best Bitter - Brown - 3.8% - £3.30
A well hopped, light golden best bitter with a distinctive, dry, refreshing taste, to be enjoyed in true Black Sheep style through a rich creamy head.

Thwaites - Lancaster Bomber - Brown - 4.4% - £3.50
Chestnut in colour, Lancaster Bomber has a warming, full-flavoured taste, with a hint of toffee and biscuit and a very moreish flavour.

Opening Times

Weekdays: 11-11, late Friday 12.00am
Saturday: 11-11.30 midnight
Sunday: 12-11pm

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