Cask Beers available all year

Good Ordinary

Bitter 3.8%

A classic English style session bitter. Maris Otter combined with toasted malts give this conker brown ale a delicious nutty flavour. 
Subtle bitterness from UK hops and an extra layer of freshness from the addition of dry hops.

Blonde Bird

Golden Pale Ale 3.9%

A refreshing golden pale ale made using top quality Bavarian lager malts and Hallertauer hops combined with an English ale yeast to give this real ale a well-rounded dry finish.


Session Bitter 4.0%

A balanced, well rounded chestnut amber Ale. Malty biscuit  flavours and light caramel notes makes it a very quaffable  session bitter with a clean hop bitterness and delicate aroma from  UK hops, in particular the late addition of Goldings.

Amber Eyes

Golden Ale 4.2%

A rich and well balanced golden amber ale with complex floral aromas, rounded light biscuit malt flavours and a well-mannered biter finish,
Our original and best seller! .

Best Bitter


A copper brown beer with malty, fruity and hoppy aromas. This full bodied ale has a delightfully clean hop finish.The original and best selling Ballards Beer.
Ballards Best is Still The Best! Gold winner at S.E. SIBA Brewing Competition 2008


Light Premium A.P.A. 4.5%

A light lemon zest aroma with gentle floral notes gives way to a subtle, nutty malt backbone and delicate fruit. The gentle bitter finish is clean with citrus 
hop characteristics.

Seasonal Beers available for 3 months

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American Brown 4.4%

This American style brown ale is a delicious balance of  light and dark toasted English malts and punchy  Cascade hops.
Delightfully quaffable with a great  bitter finish.

Tree Frog

Hoppy Pale Ale 4.9%

Pale malts and seven different hops give this fresh,  grassy ale an incredibly refreshing zesty spin.

Ballards Nyewood Gold


A golden premium ale with light biscuit malt flavours and spicy hop characteristics. This well balanced award winning ale with a  refreshing fruit finish was first brewed in 1997 to trial a new variety of  UK hops - Phoenix - keeping the abv high but the malt flavours subtle this wonderful UK hop is allowed to shine through.

White Bird

Witte Bier 5.1%

A cloudy light straw beer in the Belgian traditional style,  with hints of spice and bitter orange.
A refreshing beer for sunny days.

Rainbow Eyes

Copper Ale 5.2%

This bright copper ale with rich and rounded biscuit malt  structure has complex hop characteristics from a combination  of European and American hops.


Porter 5.4%

Dark chocolate and rich, deep roast malt flavours, perfectly  balanced
with a clean dry bitter finish.
Gloriously dark yet thirst quenching and moreish!

Ballards Wassail


This multi-award winning Premium ale is ruby/chestnut in colour  with a fruity, oaky aroma.
The rich malt flavour is warming and strong -  a real winter warmer and a firm favourite all year round!


Stout 7.5%

A deliciously rich stout with notes of coffee and liquorice.
  We combine the U.K.s finest pale, dark and chocolate malts with  a generous amount of oats to create this luxuriously velvety ale.  Delicately hopped to give just the right balance of bitterness.

We wish to acknowledge Hayley Rockwood of for some of the background designs used as a starting point for our labels’

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‘The fine Art of Craft®' together with the yellow bird and same bird as an outline are trade marks, as is 'Tree Frog®' and 'Blonde Bird®'. All are trade marks licenced to Greyhound Brewery Ltd.