Real Ales / Cask-Conditioned Beer

Real Ales / Cask Conditioned Beer
Real Ales / Cask Conditioned Beer

We pride ourselves on our selection of regularly changing local Cask-Conditioned Real Ales, all served by gravity direct from the cask.
Real Ales / Cask Conditioned Beer

Our selection of Real Ales change on a week to week basis, however we usually have on a selection of cask ales from the Isle of Purbeck Brewery, Dorset Piddle Brewery, Palmers Brewery and Sharp’s brewery.


Real Ales / Cask Conditioned Beer

We also have 2 pint containers/hoppers available so you can take home a selection of draught cask ale to enjoy. If you are a member of CAMRA (Campaign for Real Ale), please submit your scores/rating for the beers you had when you visited: National Beer Scoring System.

We are proud to have been awarded the East Dorset CAMRA’s “Rural Pub of the Year” 2010 & 2012!

Current Real Ales

Below are the current Real Ales we have available, and we endeavour to update this list on a daily basis. Please note that unfortunately certain ales may become unavailable during the day.


Yeovil Star GazerStar Gazer
Yeovil Ales
Percentage: 4% ABV | Units: 2.3 per Pint

STAR GAZER is a dark copper speciality bitter with a late hopping floral bouquet, it is rich & hoppy yet sweet & luscious at the same time!

6 votes, 4.50 avg. rating (87% score)

imageGorge Best
Cheddar Ales
Percentage: 4% ABV | Units: 2.3 per Pint

The intricate blend of hops we use in our distinguished Best Bitter provides a clean bitter taste that complements the warm malt flavours perfectly. It is brewed using the best quality Maris Otter and Crystal malts and hopped with a blend of English whole hops.

5 votes, 3.20 avg. rating (65% score)

palmers_best_bitter_largeBest Bitter (Traditional IPA)
Palmers Brewery
Percentage: 4.2% ABV | Units: 2.4 per Pint

A full-drinking, well-balanced beer with a delicious hop character, brewed with classic English malted barley.

7 votes, 4.29 avg. rating (83% score)

Plain Ales
Percentage: 4.2% ABV | Units: 2.4 per Pint

Ruby, hints of chocolate and summer berries, balanced and rounded.

4 votes, 4.75 avg. rating (90% score)

Fuggle Dee DumFuggle Dee Dum
Goddards Brewery
Percentage: 4.8% ABV | Units: 2.7 per Pint

Intensely flavoured, malty, hoppy, strong ale that makes your mouth water. Amber/brown in colour and full bodied.

5 votes, 3.80 avg. rating (75% score)

st_georges_brewery_dragons_bloodDragons Blood
St George’s Brewery
Percentage: 4.8% ABV | Units: 2.7 per Pint

Chocolate and crystal malt combined to give a ruby red coloured beer with a hint of chocolate. Brewed using fuggles and styrian Goldings, blended for an earthy and slightly spicy aroma.

8 votes, 3.62 avg. rating (72% score)

Dorset Piddle's Little Willie AleLittle Willie
Dorset Piddle Brewery
Percentage: 4.9% ABV | Units: 2.8 per Pint

Smooth with a hint of red, an easy drinking beer of character with a rounded fruitiness giving way to a hint of blackcurrant, liquorice and toffee.

13 votes, 4.46 avg. rating (87% score)

Learn about the other Breweries we have used!