Guest ales

Alongside our core range of beers, we also offer a selection of seasonal ales throughout the year. Seasonal ales are all cask beers that are Availability: for a limited period of time.

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Greene King Speciality

Suffolk Porter logo

Suffolk Porter

A rich full bodied stout with smokey and fruit cake aroma and deeply satisfying dark chocolate, treacle flavours.

Availability: January and February

5.4%
ABV

Down the Dragon

Down the Dragon

Down the Dragon is inspired by the Patron Saint of England as he slayed the dangerous fire breathing dragon. A chocolate and chilli infused beer with a warm toffee taste and a touch of fire in the aftertaste!

Availability: March and April

4.8%
ABV

Magna Carta 800th Anniversary Ale logo

Magna Carta 800th Anniversary Ale

A fragrant beer infused with juniper berries. The citrus and pine notes of the juniper berries is balanced by a rich malt body. Created to celebrate the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta using juniper berries which were added to flavour ale instead of hops around the time of the Magna Carta.

Availability: May and June

5%
ABV

The Rumrunner logo

The Rumrunner

A rum infused beer with authentic Jamaican rum for a full flavour of the Caribbean! The Rumrunner is the name traditionally used for the ships sailed by the pirates smuggling alcohol illegally to avoid tax!

Availability: July and August

5.2%
ABV

Black IPA logo

Black IPA

A robust IPA packed with hops for citrus and tropical fruits and spicy notes, full bodied and malty with a satisfying bitter linger.

Availability: September and October

5%
ABV

Benjamin's Red Molasses Beer logo

Benjamin's Red Molasses Beer

A beer infused with cinnamon, cardamom, coriander and combined with molasses and amber malts for a rich sweet treacle and malt character. Brewed in honour of Benjamin Greene, founder of our world renowned brewery.

Availability: November and December

5%
ABV

Belhaven

Belhaven Robert Burns Scottish Ale logo

Robert Burns

A mild beer with rich, sweet tones of Scottish toffee and a subtle malty aftertaste.

Availability: January

4.2%
ABV

Belhaven Grand Slam logo

Grand Slam

A clean refreshing ale with grapefruit citrus aroma and taste and a long, dry refreshing bitter finish. Perfect to celebrate Six Nations Rugby.

Availability: February and March

4%
ABV

Golden Bay logo

Golden Bay

This ale is reminiscent of the striking sunsets that can be seen from Belhaven Bay. With its refreshing citrus taste balanced against clean floral tones, this ale is certainly one to tempt the palate.

Availability: April and May

3.8%
ABV

St Andrews logo

St Andrews

A real classic, Belhaven's St Andrews Ale is inspired by the great Scottish invention - golf. It has great balance and flavours, just the thing to quench the thirst after a day on the course and to coincide with the Open Championship in July.

Availability: June and July

4.9%
ABV

Old Gold logo

Old Gold

A smooth, full bodied ale from Belhaven, with rich oak and whisky notes. The malt whiskies of Speyside are world famous for their sweetness and elegance – giving this outstanding beer poise and finesse as well as depth.

Availability: August and September

5%
ABV

Howell at the Moon logo

Howell at the Moon

Roasted barley and chocolate malts give the key roasted and dark bitter chocolate aroma and taste. Pale and crystal malts add body and sweetness. Simple dry hop herbal character comes from the Challenger which also delivers the moderate bitterness to balance the maltiness

Availability: October and November

4%
ABV

Smoke Stack Stout logo

Smoke Stack Stout

Great roasted coffee and wood-smoke aromas, rich dark chocolate and black coffee flavours combined with velvet-smooth oak notes and a spicy, smoky finish.

Availability: December

5%
ABV

Seasonal Classics

Tolly Cobbold Phoenix logo

Tolly Cobbold Phoenix

Enjoy an old classic from the past. A rich and full bodied ale - a distinctive balance of malts and ripe fruit flavours with just a hint of sweetness.

Availability: January

4.2%
ABV

Old Hoppy Hen logo

Old Hoppy Hen

This hoppy pale ale is bursting with flavour and aroma. It is brewed with the finest pale and crystal malts as well as the American Chinook hop to give a fresh grapefruit hop character.

Availability: April and May

4.2%
ABV

Ale Fresco logo

Ale Fresco

A popular light and refreshing beer with tropical fruit and lemon citrus notes and moderate bitterness.

Availability: June

4.3%
ABV

Napa Smith Pale Ale logo

Napa Smith Pale Ale

A very special collaboration with US artisan brewer Napa Smith based in Napa Valley, California. It combines rich English malt body and character with spicy, herbaceous American hop flavours. Great clean, crisp finish perfectly refreshing.

Availability: July

4.5%
ABV

Ale'oha logo

Ale'oha

A perfect, easy drinking beer for the Summer; the Amarillo and Citra hops create a refreshing beer with an intense citrus zing.

Availability: August

4.1%
ABV

Scrum Down logo

Scrum Down

An easy drinking Auburn IPA brewed with 4 hops to give lots of floral and spicy notes with soft tropical and citrus fruits. Perfect to celebrate the Rugby World Cup!

Availability: September and October

4.2%
ABV

Gangly Ghoul logo

Gangly Ghoul

An easy drinking beer. A warming toffee character with a touch of orange peel citrus and spiciness.

Availability: October

4.2%
ABV

Fireside logo

Fireside

A full bodied, refreshing beer with masses of grapefruit and lemon citrus. Black malt adds dryness.

Availability: November

4.5%
ABV

Rocking Rudolph logo

Rocking Rudolph

A full bodied beer with redcurrant and blackcurrant flavours, along with a malted toffee taste. A crisp bitter finish.

Availability: November and December

4.2%
ABV

Abbot Reserve logo

Abbot Reserve

Distinctive full bodied, smooth and mature beer, bursting with fruit cake and toffee flavours.

Availability: December

6.5%
ABV

Guest Brewer Collaboration

Penpoint Brewery: Cornish Coast logo

Penpoint Brewery: Cornish Coast

An easy-drinking and refreshing beer with a beautiful citrus flavour and subtle piney finish from the Cascade hops.

Availability: January and February

3.7%
ABV

Mauldons Brewery: Bronze Adder logo

Mauldons Brewery: Bronze Adder

This rich ruby red ale boasts sweet toffee notes from the malt, and a fresh, grassy herbal hop aroma.

Availability: March and April

4.1%
ABV

Hop Back Brewery: World Hop Medley logo

Hop Back Brewery: World Hop Medley

A pale golden ale, crisp on the tongue, with a citrus nose and flavour backed up with a subtle spiciness, leading to a dry finish.

Availability: May and June

4.2%
ABV

Brentwood Brewing Co: Golden Galaxy logo

Brentwood Brewing Co: Golden Galaxy

A rich beer with a gentle malt complexity and aroma of passion fruit and peaches. The hop character gives a burst of pleasure on the tongue.

Availability: July and August

4%
ABV

Sadler's Brewery: One Stop Hop logo

Sadler's Brewery: One Stop Hop

A truly English, single-hopped pale ale brewed to celebrate the Hop Harvest in early September. Using East Kent Goldings, a gentle bitterness leads to a sweet citrus floral finish

Availability: September and October

4.3%
ABV

Elgood's Brewery: CXXX logo

Elgood's Brewery: CXXX

A beautifully balanced beer with a satisfying bitterness and light sweetness. Fruity, with tropical notes and hoppy undertones.

Availability: November and December

4.2%
ABV