Christmas Gift Boxes

As a special treat for Christmas we’ve partnered with the Wincle Beer Co to present their lovely bottled beers in presentation/gift boxes.

On sale now in our Online Shop.

The boxes include 4 different beers from their range.

We’ll deliver (locally) or you can collect from the bar – you choose.

Buy here in our Online Shop.

Hanging Stone

Our last Seasonal beer of 2020 continues our focus on delicious dark ales this lightly smoked porter is a warming, rich and full flavoured beer, guaranteed to be a fireside pleaser

Style: Smoked Porter
Colour: Dark

Alc: 4.5% alc. (2.3UK Units)
Drinking notes: Full malty and fruit taste
Hops: Fuggles, Challenger, Target, EKG
Malt: Maris Otter, Dark Crystal

Beerspiration: Take the (steep in places) climb to Hanging Stone from the brewery and take in the awesome view of our 3 surrounding counties – the Moors and Roaches of Staffordshire, Shuttlingsloe and the plains of Cheshire and the Moors of Derbyshire. On a good day see the mountains of Wales.

Allergens: Barley, Wheat

Helles Belles

Ultimate in refreshment, this Helles lager has been a pet project of the brewery team for years and now finally we are able to release this delicious lager as a limited edition.

Style: Helles lager
Colour: Pale

Alc: 4.7% (2.4 UK units)
Drinking notes: Subtle, clean and refreshing it’s the perfect accompaniment to any season
Malt: Maris Otter and German Pilsner Malt
Hops: Saaz, Sladek & EKG

Beerspiration: Rumour has it that there is a coven of Wincle Witches in the area with the faces of Angels and the ability to party like no others…

Allergens: Barley, Wheat


A subtle blend of malt and Autumnal fruit hoppiness. An enduring crowd pleaser this is an original that keeps on giving

Style: Amber Ale
Colour: Amber

Alc: 4.0% alc. (UK Units)
Drinking notes: Dark comforting ale with lashings of malt
Hops: Brewers Gold, Cascade, Fuggles
Malt: Pale, crystal, amber and chocolate

Beerspiration: Meet Peter – local and rambler extraordinaire – inspiration for the beer and indeed our 2020 walking series

Allergens: Barley, Wheat

Sir Phillip

An original premium bitter – enduring in our line up and for good reason.

Style: Premium Bitter
Colour: Medium

Alc: 4.2% alc. (2.1 UK Units)
Drinking notes: Full taste with light malty overtones
Hops: Challenger and Fuggles
Malt: Maris Otter, Crystal, pale chocolate and brown.

Beerspiration: A beer created in honour of a local adventurer Squire who accompanied Shackleton to the Antarctic in 1908.

Allergens: Barley, Wheat


Style: Vintage Ale 🎄
Colour: Dark

Alc: 8% alc. tbc (2.7 UK units)
Drinking notes: A celebration strength vintage ale, dark rich, spicy and “Christmassy”

Beerspiration: Christmas. Christmas. Did we mention Christmas? Seen now as a yuletide tradition by many this incredibly rich and complex vintage ale has notes of Christmas. Favoured by Peter in the team as the perfect accompaniment to mince pies and the fireside on a cold winter’s afternoon 😋

Allergens: Barley, Wheat

Wibbly Wallaby

Legendary and award winning. Wallabies on the roaches. Unconfirmed reports that Wallaby makes you Wibbly

Style: Strong Pale Ale
Colour: Pale

Alc: 4.4% alc. (UK Units)
Drinking notes: Golden with a fruity and biscuity finish
Hops: East Kent Goldings
Malt: Maris Otter, Wheat

Beerspiration: Tasmania meets the Roaches… allegedly released after the war a colony of Wallabies made the Roaches home. Last known sighting in Feb 2009

Allergens: Barley, Wheat

So…. go on order one (or two) from our Online Shop for your nearest & dearest.

… Alan xx

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