The Nag's Head
 

Beer

We offer a range of 15 ales: eight permanent ales, including three from our brewery, St George's, plus seven guests. Our free house status allows us to support local breweries as well some of the country's more recognised names. If there is a beer you want to see, please let us know and we will do our utmost to get it in.

We also offer a range of still and sparkling ciders, Guinness, and lagers.

(The beers and ciders on offer can be subject to changes and availability)

 

Permanent Ales

St. George's Dreamweaver - 4.5%
A light golden well balanced ale. Brewed using cascade and Amarillo hops to give Beautiful citrus and pine notes.


St. George's Dragon's Blood - 4.8%
Strong dark ruby ale, brewed with Maris malts to give a rich nutty flavour. Blended with locally grown Fuggles to create a spicy aroma with fruity overtones.


St. George's Friar Tuck - 4.0%
Flavoursome pale ale brewed with a combination of hops. Styrian Goldings help to create the original citrus character of this smooth session beer.


Batham's Best Bitter - 4.3%
A straw-coloured bitter which initially seems sweet, but a complex dry, hoppy taste soon predominates.


Banks' Bitter - 3.8%
Crafted with the finest ingredients to deliver a really easy drinking beer. A deep gold in colour it comes with malty, hoppy flavours and clean finish with fruity overtones.


Wood's Shropshire Lad - 4.5%
A strong well rounded bitter drawing from a fine blend of selected English malted barley, traditional English Fuggles and Golding hops.


Ringwood Forty Niner - 4.9%
A golden ale that is bright and full of rich flavours to satisfy the most refined palate.

 

Ciders

Robinsons Flagon Cider  - 4.5%
A revival of the traditional style of cider, this is a medium dry cider, with a distinctive (and variably) hazy appearance, that keeps it "closer to the apple" than commercially produced draught ciders. Gently sparkling rather than gassy, to make it easier to drink and allow you taste the superb apple flavour.


Thatchers' Gold - 4.8%
This cider uses special dispense technology to serve frozen cider. The dual-action pump first dispenses one-third frozen cider, and then the glass is topped up with chilled cider, resulting in a pint consistently cold all the way through.


Westons' Family Reserve - 5.0%
A clear bright still cider with a smooth, well-balanced fruity flavour and clean apple finish.


Westons' Stowford Press - 4.5%
A great tasting cider, rooted in tradition that combines century-old traditions with a flavour designed to appeal to more modern tastes.

 

Lagers

Warsteiner - 4.8%
A refreshing, pale golden pilsener with a clean taste perfectly balanced with hints of barley malt, subtle bottom fermenting yeast tones and mild hoppy bitterness.


Marston's Revisionist Craft Lager - 4.0%
Crafted with Lager Malt and a hop blend of German Hallertau Magnum & Tradition, Slovenian Styrian and dry hopped with British Admial & Boadicea varieties to deliver a refreshing easy drinking beer with a subtle citrus orange marmalade flavour.


Nastro Peroni - 5.1%
The best selling Italian lager worldwide, with its distinctive, intensely crisp and refreshing character.


Stella Artois - 4.8%
A renowned quality beer brewed for an average of 6-11 days longer than most other beers. Its use of the finest quality hops and barley including Bohemian Saas hops gives Stella its distinctive full flavour.


Carling - 4.0%
Britain's number one selling lager. A clean cool palate and distinctive bite is down to their good old lightly kilned British malts, aromatic hops and Carling's unique yeast.

 

Stouts

Guinness - 4.1%
A popular Irish dry stout with a thick, creamy head from St. James's Gate, Dublin. Guinness is one of the most successful beer brands worldwide.

 

Bottled and Canned Beers

BrewDog's Dead Pony Club (Bottle) - 3.8%
Inspired by US-Style pale ales, Dead Pony is a low amplitude, high voltage hop hit, crafted from US hops and delivering massive citrus aromas of lemongrass and lime zest.


Cromarty Brewing's Rogue Wave (Bottle) - 5.7%
This extra pale ale may look calm and tranquil, but as you throw it back the mass of hop induced flavours will drown your taste buds.


Wylam's Hickey the Rake (Bottle) - 4.2%
A Limonata Pale - an ultra pale which emulates almost toxic levels of citrus zing. A nuclear sherbet dib-dab of lemon, lime and tropical pineapple.


Five Points' Pale (Can) - 4.4%
A fresh, zesty, aromatic pale ale brewed with malted barley, a little wheat, and Amarillo, Centennial and Citra hops from the West Coast of the USA. The British ale tradition collides head first with the best of the US craft beer movement, resulting in an incredibly drinkable pale ale with tonnes of US hop aroma and flavour.


Dark Star's Revelation (Can) - 5.7%
A blend of Warrior, Cascade, Columbus, Crystal and Chinook by the sack full – then dry hopped during conditioning their our 'Hoptimizer'.


Magic Rock's Dark Arts Surreal Stout (Can) - 6.0%
Dark Arts blends four malts and bags of whole hops to deliver a decadently deep and indulgent experience. A luxuriously smooth mouthfeel, is followed by spicy hop notes and full flavours of chocolate, liquorice, blackberries and figs. The finish is rich and satisfying with a lingering roasted bitterness. Their stout will convert you to the dark side.


Magic Rock's Inhaler (Can) - 4.5%
hings move quickly in the beer world and our latest pale ale/IPA hybrid is designed to showcase some of the newer hop varieties which work so well in modern hop forward beers. Pale malt, a little crystal malt , low bitterness and then six different hops! Super fruity, super ripe, super juicy and super drinkable. Breathe it in!


Magic Rock's Common Grounds Triple Coffee Porter (Can) - 5.4%
A full bodied, decadently smooth coffee beer in collaboration with local roaster Dark Woods. 7 different malts combine with 7 different coffees added at 3 different points during the brew to create a sweet toffee, rich fruit and chocolate depth, accented with notes of vanilla, and hazelnut. A coffee beer designed with texture, aroma and deliciousness in mind, brewed to celebrate locality and a shared philosophy in creative quality.


Harbour Brewing's Session IPA (Can) - 4.3%
A session strength IPA from Harbour Brewing Co.


Wild Beer's Pogo (Can) - 4%
A big juicy fruit bomb with a low enough ABV to have a session on, packed full of tropical fruit flavours: passion fruit, orange, guava and more orange.


Flying Dog's Dogtoberfest (Bottle) - 5.6%
Brewed with 100% imported German ingredients, it will cut spice while pulling out sweetness.


Spaten's Oktoberfest (Bottle) - 5.9%
Spaten's beer brewed for Munich's famous Oktoberfest: aromatic, savoury, and golden-colored.


Hofbräu's Oktoberfest (Bottle) - 6.3%
Hofbräu's rich, full-bodied beer brewed for Munich's Oktoberfest beer festival.