Great Heck Brewery

Guest Beers

Guest Beers available from 22nd May


  Timsbury, Bath


Bristol Blonde (1)) 3.8% Citrus aroma full of fresh lemons and spicy zest.

The mouth is filled with vanilla malt and left with a long and satisfying bitter finish.


East Dole,

West Sussex

Bramber (1) 4.5% Floral, tropical and grapefruit aromas, a rich iscuit malt base sitting below a punchy resinous hop build come together with style in this American amber ale.
  Half Moon

  Ellerton, York

Dark Masquerade (2) 3.6% A rich ruby/brown ale which is packed with dark chocolate  and liquorice flavours. Warm, smokey and intriguing


S. Yorks

Bunch of Cnuts (1) 4.6% Collab with Steel City

Chocolate, raspberry, coconut and oat milk stout – tastes like cake!

Stout Wi’ Nowt Tekkn’ Owt (1) 6.0% This creamy stout is full of flavours, sweet toffee and coffee. Bramling X has been added late in the copper to give a wonderful sweet spice, floral and light blackcurrant hints.









Justinian (2) 3.9% Crisp pale bronze-coloured bitter. Attractive bitter orange flavours persist into a satisfying lasting finish.
Pegasus (1) 4.1% Complex copper-coloured beer. The initial hoppiness is balanced with a long fruity, malty finish. Very moreish.
Sparta (3) 4.3% Refreshing pale bitter. Packed with hop flavours and crisp bitterness.
Medusa (2) 4.6% Strong mild. Cocoa, vanilla and fruitcake aromas are backed by a satisfying yet subtle bitterness. Very drinkable
Saturnalia (1) 5.3% Crisply hoppy, with powerful tropical fruit flavours and satisfyingly bitter finish.

Ilkeston, Derby

Summit Hoppy (1) 4.0% Pale and hoppy session beer packed with a mountain of American summit hops
  North Yorkshire        


Dizzy Dick (1) 4.8% Strong smooth dark ale with plenty of hops




Grip Yorkshire Ale (1) 3.9% Chestnut-coloured session strength bitter with a fruity and lightly floral hopfinish.
Wiess Stripes (1) 4.8% Collab with Eyes Brewery

Red  Rye Wit Beer

  Slightly Foxed







Foxglove (1) 4.3% Golden premium best bitter, based on English and European hops.  Glove has a full bodied, fruity flavour from Challenger

hops, with Maris Otter and a touch of caramalt balancing the spice and

fruit aromas of German brewers gold and Sovereign hops.

21st Century Fox (2) 4.8% **LIMITED RUN TRIPLED HOPPED** created using a  number of recently developed New World Hops and mashed using the palest of pale malts, this citrusy triple hopped beer has a true ‘craft’ finish to it.


Summertime  (1) 3.9% A straw coloured session ale with hints of citrus hop.
Centaurus (3) 4.0% A golden ale with notes of citrus marmalade and a dry bitter finish
South Island Pale (3) 4.1% Pale and nicely hopped with Rakau and Dr. Rudi hops for a light citrus flavour
Stockporter (2) 4.8% Deep red in colour with a slight coffee roast smell. Flavour is rich with a chocolate and liquorice essence
Deluded IPA (3) 6.1% Old style ipa with US hops












Beltane Dew (3) 3.8% Fresh and  aromatic sweet golden Mild


Tom Long (1) 3.8% Amber session beer with spicy citrus aroma. Good body for low ABV.


Budding (1) 4.5% Very popular pale ale with a grassy bitterness, sweet malt and luscious floral aroma, with Fuggles used as the main bittering hop – then late hopped for a luscious floral aroma.
Redcoat Rye (1) 5.4% Red & Robust rye malt with a distinct earthy bitterness

















Imperium (2) 4.0% A deep amber Best Bitter with smooth biscuit malts and a hoppy nose. Brewed exclusively with locally  grown Bullion hops.
Black Pig (1) 4.8% Adapted from an imperial Russian porter recipe, this beer is incredibly smooth with burnt chocolate and smoky malt notes mixed with delicate hop bitterness and floral notes.
Red Raddle (1) 5.0% A 5 Hop, ruby red premium bitter with biscuit and toasted malt base supporting a broad hoppy  smooth finish
Golgotha (3) 5.5% A rich, deep and broad malt base gives this stout a very long smooth finish. Hops are prominent on the  nose with blackcurrant, liquorice and cedar
Ravening Wolf (1) 5.9% A strong New Zealand Pale Ale.  Toasted biscuit and rye malt flavours support a pine lemon hop crispness with a hint of vanilla.
  XT Brewing Co.

Long Crendon,













Animal Simian (1) 4.2% A rich red ale hopped up to give a special extra hoppy finish.
XT15 English IPA (2) 4.5% Brewed to celebrate the new varieties of English Hops. This is an English IPA triple hopped, pale amber ale with caramel malt notes, lasting floral, hop character.
XT17 Single Hop Pale (Olicana) (1) 4.5% A series of single hop beers – showcasing a wide variety of hop varieties, this one using Olicana.
XT Xperimental CF127 (1) 4.5% The English hop growers are developing new hop varieties and XT has been selected to work on this project by brewing experimental beers using these new hops. The varieties are still in development, are only available to the partner brewers and only have code names. This is the second experimental beer – brewed in collaboration with Farams Hops.
Animal Hop Hound (2) 4.6% A series of single hop beers – a pale malt base gives the hop variety to shine forward. We will work through a series of unique flavours from around the world. The latest outing for the hound is the wonderful English hop: Goldings.










Glory  (1) 3.8% With a complex taste profile benefiting from several hop varieties. It has well balanced bitterness with slightly spicy citrus notes
Star Gazer (1) 4.0% copper speciality bitter with a late hopping floral bouquet, it is rich & hoppy yet sweet & luscious at the same time!
Summerset (1) 4.1% Blonde ale with light rounded mouth feel and a tangerine fruity hop finish.
Spring Forward (1) 4.5% Seasonal  full-bodied premium bitter with a fresh aroma & distinctive hop zing.


Guest Beers available from 25th May






















Brock Bitter (2) 3.7% Proof that traditional session beers don’t have to be bland. This light brown quaffing ale graces us with a hint of sweetness and caramel on the palate, with the dynamic duo of Challenger and Styrian Goldings hops imparting complimentary flavour, aroma and bitterness.
Drop Bar Pale  Ale (2) 4.0% This is a beer to drink all night long and all year round. A slower, low temperature fermentation and dry hopping with Mosaic yields crisp flavours, subtle bitterness and a gentle floral, tropical fruit aroma
Moongazing (2) 4.2% Red-amber hued ale has a well rounded late bitterness with grapefruit, mango and peach hop characteristics imparted by American Chinook and Citra. Rye crystal malt adds additional complexity to stimulate your senses.
Bring Me Sunshine (2) 4.2% Fact – the sun has always shined on Tring the day we release this beer. Cascade hops and light roasted malts are the base for this fruity, hoppy golden brown ale. Get some ‘Sunshine’ in your life
Pale Four (2) 4.6% Hops, hops and more hops, although this is not just another one dimensional ‘lupin fest’. Cara, Munich and Rye Crystal malts provide a robust base for this punchy American West Coast IPA style beer.
Tea Kettle Stout (3) 4.7% A stout like no other. The antithesis of bitter Irish stouts, this is creamy, smooth with underlying chocolate notes imparted by generous amounts of roasted malts and oats. Pours with a dark body and ivory head. It’s a tall, dark handsome pint.


Guest beers available from 29th May



S. Wales









South Island  (2) 4.2% Our NZ Maori (very) pale ale. Dry, bitter and refreshing with a big punch from heavy late hopping with Waimea
Dark  Matter (3) 4.4% Champion Beer of Wales 2015. Our champion blackcurrant porter! Easy going, rich and smooth with liquorice and chocolate notes from the complex dark roasted malt recipe, balanced perfectly by the late addition of Bramling Cross hops
Speak Easy (2) 4.5% All american hepta-hopped IPA. Underpinned by a big malt character with a bitter tropical citrus finish
New Tricks #9  (3) 4.5% Oat Malt, usually a supporting character, takes centre stage in this modernised kuit. Silky mouthfeel underpins American C-Hopping amidst a backdrop of berry, grain and lemon notes.


Guest Beers available from 5th June



Odin  (3) 3.8% Odin is a fresh, light bodied pale blonde ale brewed with the Czech noble hop Saaz and the highly sought after US hop Amarillo, together with rising stars from New Zealand. Expect a fruity, citrus flavour and moderately bitter finish.
B-Side  (3) 4.2% Part of our ‘Manchester Icon’ range, this beer is our tribute to the Manchester music scene. It was originally designed as a thirst quencher for the summer so is pale golden in colour with a mild bitterness and a vibrant fruity hop flavour
BrightsideBest Bitter (2) 4.3% This mid-amber coloured English style bitter is brewed using hops from our continental cousins to give it a slightly more modern feel. American Willamette and Slovenian Bobek are genetically related to Fuggles, but have a more pronounced character, showing subtle fruit and citrus flavours as well as the usual earthy and spicy notes you’d expect in a bitter
Mancunican Blonde (3) 4.5% Here’s a blast from the past; a tasty blonde ale brewed with 4 sought after American hop varieties including the ever popular Columbus and Citra. We’ve tinkered with it a little so that it’s a bit weightier and hoppier for the cooling of the season. Enjoy!
Wildside Beers

Kashmire IPA (4)

4.8% Hops: Cashmere, Columbus

Malt: Pale ale, Wheat,  Cara Blonde, Dextrin Malt, Crystal

Extras & Yeast: House Ale Yeast

Result: All will be revealed

NZ Blonde (3) 5.0% Here’s an IPA designed for summer drinking; made with 4 top class New Zealand hops Nelson Sauvin, Green Bullet, Southern Cross and Rakau, the malt bill was designed to be light on flavour and colour so that the hops can take centre stage. Fresh, aromatic and thirst quenching.
Lincoln Green




Marion (3) 3.8% A full bodied pale ale with citrus aroma and hint of grapefruit.
Archer (3) 4.0% In hops we trust. Packed with three of the biggest hitting USA hops, this American style IPA punches above its ABV.
Sherwood (2) 4.4% As from acorns major oaks grown, this moreish extra pale ale will leave you wanting more.
Tuck (3) 4.7% Full bodied and dependable. A rich, well rounded flavoursome porter.
Sheriff (3) 5.5% For every hero there’s a villain. This true India Pale Ale has hidden strength and powerful English hop aroma.

















Priory Mild (3) 3.5% A traditional dark mild but with a surprisingly fresh bitterness right to the end, slaking your thirst
Umbel Ale (2) 3.8% We’ve been messing around with coriander in beer since 1988, just as they did back in the 1700’s. The coriander in our multi-award winning Umbel Ale gives a floral aroma, fruity tang and a well-rounded finish.
Azzaboxoffrogs (4) 4.0% Mad with zesty flavours exploding in the mouth and a smooth hoppy finish.
Stour Valley Gold (3) 4.2% A smooth and refreshing golden ale brewed with citrus hops. It has a lovely fresh zingy aroma with a touch of spice early on and a gentle bitterness at the end.
Old Growler (3) 5.0% A complex, satisfying Porter, smooth and distinctive. Roast malt and fruit feature on the palate and the finish is powerfully hoppy. Tantalising taste buds since 1988.
Umbel Magna (3) 5.0% If you recreate a 1750’s porter containing coriander in the 20th century you get the much loved, herb-alicious, funky cousin of Old Growler – Umbel Magna. Step back in time and experience the wonderful spiciness of this fabulous porter – a taste of history still living it large in the 21 st century.


Also Available on request with one weeks notice please

Horbury Ales

Horbury, W. Yorks










Now Then 3.8% A gently hopped citrusy pale ale with hints of pineapple & gooseberry; very fruity!
Horbury Gold


3.9% A gently hopped session pale ale showcasing Cascade & Admiral Hops
First Light


4.1% An aromatic, thirst quenching and yet moresih, pale ale finely crafted from NZ Hops
5 Hop 4.1% Light fresh and hoppy pale ale using no  less than 5 of the finest US and NZ hops
Tiramisu 4.3% Chocolate and Coffee porter with a nutty yet bitter finish


JFB :  Marmalade Edition 5.6% Strong IPA, well crafted using hops from around the world leaving hints of Grapefruit, pineapple and orange on the palate