The Black Bull Inn of Penwortham

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The Black Bull Inn of Penwortham Beers

Caledonian - Flying Scotsman - Pale - 3.5% - £3.40
Flying Scotsman is a sophisticated full flavoured beer combining the best barley from the north and robust southern hops. Profoundly malty in aroma and flavours but balanced with a raisiny spiciness and toasty dryness. Distinctive fresh, slightly citrus tang with a rich finish.

Caledonian - Lion's Share - Pale - 4.4% - £3.40
Tried and tested hearty English hops and East Coast malt are the main players in the British brew, offset with some tropical zesty hops from New Zealand The only way to find out who comes out on top is savour the experience whilst enjoying the Tests.

Castle Rock - Harvest Pale - Pale - 3.8% - £3.30
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 - Amarillo - Pale - 3.8% - £3.50
Awaiting tasting notes from brewer.

Greene King - Abbot Ale - Pale - 5% - £3.50
This distinctive full bodied, smooth and mature beer is bursting with fruit cake and toffee flavours.

Hopback - Crop Circle - Pale - 4.2% - £3.50
A very clean, flaxen-coloured beer with wonderful thirst-quenching properties.

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.

Long Arm - Lucky Penny - CRAFT - Pale - 4% - £3.50
CRAFT - Refreshing, easy drinking pale ale with hints of honey, orange and gentle hop aroma.

Long Man - American Pale Ale - Pale - 4.8% - £3.50
Made using only the choicest U.S. hops this triple-hopped APA has a pleasant citrus fruit aroma and characteristic robust bitterness.

Marston's - Wychwood Drophead - Pale - 3.8% - £3.50
Pale and caramel malts brewed at elevated temperatures - let off some steam with this amber beer.

Marston's - 61 Deep - Pale - 3.8% - £3.40
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

Theakstons - Lightfoot - Pale - 4.1% - £3.35
This is a very pale, straw coloured ale, that uses a special malt to produce a pronounced ‘peach-like’ element to the aroma and palate, which is complemented by a floral hop character.

Wadworth - Horizon - Pale - 4% - £3.50
Easy drinking all year round and robust enough to accompany most foods, Horizon is light in colour, but full flavoured and best enjoyed cool.

York - Guzzler - Pale - 3.6% - £3.30
A multi award winning, beautifully balanced light golden beer with dominant hop flavours and a pale malt character. An easy drinking session ale brewed with Challenger and Celeia hops which is crisp and refreshing with grapefruit undertones and a citrus finish.

Caledonian - Deuchars IPA - IPA - 3.8% - £3.30
Rich in character and long on refreshment. Solid gold in colour, strongly aromatic, with hints of fresh citrus. The distinctive light malt and fresh floral flavours combine with the zesty citric hop to deliver a mouth-watering adventure.

Greene King - Greene King IPA - IPA - 3.6% - £3.50
A refreshing session beer. It is often described as being a perfectly balanced ale and is characterised by the hoppy taste and aroma that comes from the use of Challenger and First Gold hops combined with pale and crystal malts.

St Austell - Proper Job - IPA - 4.5% - £3.50
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.

Theakstons - Double Cross - IPA - 4.2% - £3.50
In the style of the original export ale using Old English hops, married to traditional malt, Double Cross IPA is a full bodied and satisfying pale golden ale with a clean and fresh tasting flavour. Available for the month of November.

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.

Caledonian - First Dawn - Golden - 3.7% - £3.40
Spring is in the air and what better way to herald the new season with some fresh spring zest. Spring is in the air and what better way to herald the new season with some fresh spring zest. For this we are using hops famed for their zesty citric and piny qualities, to deliver flavours of grapefruit and orange.

Caledonian - Golden XPA - Golden - 4.3% - £3.40
Exceptional in Summer, Irresistible All Year Round. Enticing floral aromas from Cascade hops while Hersbrucker add more floral and soft fruit, Northdown hops develop aromas and light bitterness, all balanced by a malty moreish flavour and satisfying bitterness. Malted wheat ensures a silky smooth finish.

Everards - Sunchaser - Golden - 4% - £3.50
A thirst-quenching blonde beer made in the style of a continental lager, with subtle fruit flavours and a little sweetness

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.

Palmers - Dorset Gold - Golden - 4.5% - £3.50
A refreshing and thirst-quenching golden premium ale, with a palate that’s full and fruity and lightly hopped with Kent Goldings.

Shepherd Neame - Spitfire - Golden - 4.2% - £3.50
This golden ale combines an underlying depth of maltiness, tinged with a subtle hint of toffee, with the bold citrus and fruity spiciness of Kentish hops.

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.

Theakstons - Black Bull - Golden - 3.9% - £3.30
A bright amber bitter, well attenuated to give a crisp, refreshingly dry taste. The late and dry-hopping with Golding hops ensures a pronounced citrus fruit flavour and aroma.

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.

Batemans - XB - Amber - 3.7% - £3.30
A distinctive, well balanced bitter, with a refreshing dry bitterness on the palate and pleasing hoppy finish.

Fuller's - Seafarers Ale - Amber - 3.6% - £3.50
Light, refreshing amber coloured English bitter.

Greene King - Old Speckled Hen - Amber - 4.5% - £3.50
Has a full, smooth flavour and is very easy to drink. Its rich amber colour and superb fruity aromas are complemented by a delicious blend of malty tastes.

Marston's - New World Pale Ale - Amber - 3.8% - £3.30
A marriage of the fragrant flower of Australia with the pedigree of England, the perfect union of English class and style with the free spirit of a New World. A handsome ale with a crisp, refreshing flavour, producing a thoroughbred pale ale.

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.

Robinsons - Trooper - Amber - 4.8% - £3.40
Created with Iron Maiden's lead vocalist Bruce Dickinson. A deep golden ale with citric hop notes and dominating malt flavours with a subtle hint of lemon. Real depth of character with complex hop notes using a combination of Goldings, Bobec and Cascade Hops.

Wells and Youngs - Young's Special - Barley - 4.5% - £3.50
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
Fragrant aromas of finest English hops and malt. Dry but refreshing, with a distinctive lingering hoppiness. Appetising and delicious. Adnams Southwold Bitter is a top ten selling cask beer in the UK. ****SERVED IN THE MAIN BAR****

Butcombe - Bitter - Malty - 4% - £3.50
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. ****SERVED IN THE MAIN BAR****

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.

Theakstons - Best Bitter - Malty - 3.8% - £3.20
The definitive English Bitter. This fine, golden coloured beer, now restored to 3.8% ABV, has a full flavour that lingers pleasantly on the palate.

Theakstons - Cresset Ale - Malty - 4% - £3.50
An ale with a rich, malty sweetness blended with bitter hops to give a mellow taste.

Wells and Youngs - Bitter - Malty - 3.7% - £3.40
Youngs Bitter is a 100% malt brew combining Maris Otter and Crystal malt with locally sourced British Fuggle and Goldings hops.

Wells and Youngs - Courage Best - Malty - 4% - £3.40
Pale in colour, fully balanced with a malty flavour and distinctive hop character, makes for an easy drinking session beer.

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

Wadworth - Dirty Rucker - Copper - 3.9% - £3.50
A bold English bitter. Fruity on the palate and a malty sweetness leads to a peppery note for a smooth finish.

Opening Times

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

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