Drinks

our great range

We have a very comprehensive range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic products.

These include draught and craft ales, with guest beers, ciders, soft drinks and a huge variety of spirits and mixers.

We also serve tea and freshly ground coffee.

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Vodka



Smirnoff
37.5 ABV
£ 2.80

Chekov
37.5 ABV
£ 4.00

Our house double vodka.



Beluga
40 ABV
£ 3.60

Ciroc Mango
37.5 ABV
£ 3.20

Ciroc Red Berry
37.5 ABV
£ 3.20

Suffolk Coconut
28 ABV
£ 3.50

Eiko
£ 3.85

Greygoose
£ 3.20

Thunder
29.9 ABV
£ 3.20

Whitley Neill Rhubarb
43 ABV
£ 3.00

Whitley Neill Blood Orange
43 ABV
£ 3.00

Suffolk Rhubarb & Honey
43 ABV
£ 3.20

J.J Whitley Rhubarb
38.6 ABV
£ 3.00

Chase Juniper
£ 3.70
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Gins



Bakewell
40 ABV
£ 3.50

Bloom Strawberry Liqueur
25 ABV
£ 3.50

Bombay Sapphire
40 ABV
£ 3.10

Brockmans
40 ABV
£ 3.10

Forest Gin
42 ABV
£ 6.00

Gordons
42 ABV
£ 3.00

Gordons Pink
37.5 ABV
£ 3.00
Gordons Elderflower
37.5 ABV
£ 3.00

Hendricks
41.4 ABV
£ 3.60

Hendricks Summer Solstice
43.4 ABV
£ 3.60

Grosvenor
37.5 ABV
£ 4.00

Our house double gin.



Jumbo
42 ABV
£ 3.90

Colchester's first Gin in over 100 years. Launched in 2017



Poetic License Blackberry & Bay
40 ABV
£ 3.85

Poetic License Agave Nectar
42.7 ABV
£ 3.85

Poetic License Fireside Gin
40.1 ABV
£ 3.85

Poetic License Old Tom
41.6 ABV
£ 3.85

Poetic License Northern Dry
43.2 ABV
£ 3.85

Tanqueray Export Strength
43.1 ABV
£ 3.15

Tanqueray De Sevilla
41.3 ABV
£ 3.15

Tarquin's Strawberry & Lime
£ 4.15

Tarquin's Rhubarb & Raspberry
£ 4.15

William's Grapefruit
£ 3.85

Williams Orange
£ 3.85

Warner Edwards Rhubarb
40 ABV
£ 3.80

Warner Edwards Elderflower
40 ABV
£ 3.80

MOM
39.5 ABV
£ 3.75

Puerto De Indias
37.5 ABV
£ 3.90

Roku
43 ABV
£ 4.85

Sakurao
47 ABV
£ 4.85

The Botanist
£ 3.50

Portobello Road
£ 3.00

Cruxland
43 ABV
£ 4.75

Wilde Samphire
£ 4.50

La Grappe De Montpellier
£ 3.90

Persian Blue Marshmallow
£ 5.10

English Spirit Rhubarb Gin Liqueur
£ 3.00

Suffolk Dry
£ 3.55

Suffolk Navy Strength
£ 4.85

Chase Sloe & Mulberry
£ 3.95

Chase GB Very Dry
£ 4.25

Whitley Neill Pink Grapefruit
43 ABV
£ 3.00

Whitley Neill Blackberry
43 ABV
£ 3.00

Whitley Neill Parma Violet
43 ABV
£ 3.00

Whitley Neill Aloe & Cucumber
43 ABV
£ 3.00

Whitley Neill Quince
43 ABV
£ 3.00

Whitley Neill Rhubarb & Ginger
43 ABV
£ 3.00

Whitley Neill Lemongrass & Ginger
43 ABV
£ 3.00

Whitley Neill Raspberry
43 ABV
£ 3.00

Whitley Neill Blood Orange
43 ABV
£ 3.00
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Rums



Captain Morgan's Original Spiced
35 ABV
£ 2.80

Captain Morgan's Dark
40 ABV
£ 2.80

Kraken
40 ABV
£ 3.20

Bacardi White
40 ABV
£ 2.70

Bacardi Gold
40 ABV
£ 2.70

Bacardi 8
40 ABV
£ 3.10

Bumbu
35 ABV
£ 3.50

Dead Man's Fingers Coconut
37.5 ABV
£ 3.00

Dead Man's Fingers Coffee
37.5 ABV
£ 3.00

Old J Cherry
35 ABV
£ 3.00

Old J Tiki Fire
75.5 ABV
£ 3.60

Pineapple Grenade
65 ABV
£ 4.15

Two Swallows Spiced
38 ABV
£ 3.45

Cut To The Overproof Spiced
75.5 ABV
£ 3.80

Wild Tiger
£ 2.85
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Brandys



Courvoiser
£ 3.00

Hennessy
40 ABV
£ 3.00

Napoleon Fine Brandy
36 ABV
£ 4.00

Our house double brandy.



English Spirits Apple Brandy
42 ABV
£ 4.65

English Spirit Cherry Brandy
27.8 ABV
£ 4.75

Martell
40 ABV
£ 3.00

Asbach
38 ABV
£ 2.80
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Liqueurs



Archers
18 ABV
£ 2.70

Baileys
17 ABV
£ 3.60

Baileys Strawberries & Cream
17 ABV
£ 3.60

Chambord
16.5 ABV
£ 2.50

Clement Mahina Coco
18 ABV
£ 2.80

Cointreau
40 ABV
£ 2.90

Disaronno
28 ABV
£ 2.80

Limocello
27 ABV
£ 2.50

Khalua
20 ABV
£ 3.00

Pimms
25 ABV
£ 4.00

Tia Maria
20 ABV
£ 2.70

Black Sambuca
38 ABV
£ 3.00

White Sambuca
38 ABV
£ 2.80

Aperol
11 ABV
£ 2.30

Tequila Rose
£ 2.80

Jagermeister
35 ABV
£ 2.70
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Tequila



Cazcabel Honey
34 ABV
£ 3.70

Cazcabel Coffee
34 ABV
£ 3.70

Cazcabel Blanco
38 ABV
£ 3.70

Cazcabel Reposado
38 ABV
£ 4.00

Don Julio Reposado
£ 5.20

Don Julio Blanco
£ 4.90

XO Cafe Patron
£ 3.85

Silver Patron
£ 5.20

Anejo Patron
£ 5.80

KAH Blanco
£ 5.70
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Cask Ales



John Smiths Extra Smooth
3.6 ABV
£ 3.80

This bestselling ale has a distinct cereal character, combined with malt and caramel.



Theakston's Best Bitter
3.8 ABV
£ 4.20

See

Warm evening sun

Smell

Noted for the aroma of its Fuggle hops and the dry hopping of Bramling Cross

Taste

Good bitter sweet balance described as citrus and spicy 

 



Theakston's Old Peculier
5.6 ABV
£ 4.40

Colour

Dark and rich ruby red

Smell

Distinctive banana and blackcherry aroma 

Taste

Rich, dark and smooth tasting with a magnificent Christmas pudding kaleidoscope of flavour



Adnam's Ghostship
4.5 ABV
£ 4.30

This Pale Ale has a good assertive pithy bitterness and a malty backbone. It is brewed with a selection of malts - Pale Ale, Rye and Cara



Fuller's London Pride
4.1 ABV
£ 4.10

Not just the iconic ale of the capital, London Pride is an all-British affair that unites a nation of beer drinkers. It’s brewed with entirely home-grown hop varieties - Target for bittering and Northdown, Challenger and Goldings for aroma - but the soul of the beer is unquestionably in the malt.



Trooper - Day Of The Dead
4.7 ABV
£ 4.50

Malt flavours and citric notes for a unique blend of Bobek, Goldings and Cascade hops give this deep golden ale a subtle hint of lemon. TROOPER takes its name from the Iron Maiden song which itself was inspired by the famous Charge of the Light Brigade.


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Non-Alcoholic Beer/Cider



Heineken 0.0
0 ABV
£ 3.50

On draught

A refreshing non-alcoholic lager, brewed with a unique recipe for a distinct balanced taste with refreshing fruity notes and soft malty body, which now allows you to enjoy a Heineken beer at any time of day



Old Mout Berries & Cherries 0.0
0.05 ABV
£ 4.30

AROMA: Summery bust of forest fruits

FLAVOUR: A special blend of strawberry and raspberry with notes of blueberry. Finished off with a refreshing burst of juicy apple. 

MOUTHFEEL: Sweet and spritzy.

FINISH: Tangy berry linger.



Brewdog Nanny State
0.5 ABV
£ 3.50

A low alcoholic ale with a pale ale style and amber malts.


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Red Wine



Pasos De La Capula Tempranillo
13 ABV
£ 0.00

Our house red wine

This wine has a fantastically deep violet colour, and displays intense berry fruits on the nose, and juicy sweetness and length on the palate.

Bottle - £16.95

250ml - £5.65

175ml - £4.35

125ml - £3.45



Vinecrafter Merlot (2018)
14 ABV
£ 19.95

Our house merlot from South Africa.

There's intense red fruit, plums and dried herbs on the nose of this wine, along with a hint ofsweet cassis and subtle oak flavours on  the palate. 

250ml - £6.45

175ml - £4.95

125ml - £3.15

 



Santa Luz Merlot (2013)
13.5 ABV
£ 24.95

Aromas of fresh cherry, red currant and plum are wrapped up in a subtle spiciness obtained from 12 months in French and American oak. This wine is from Chile.

250ml - £7.55

175ml - £6.00

125ml - £4.00



Laborie Shiraz (2016)
14 ABV
£ 22.95

This wine has a distinct blackberry, black cherry and plum aromas complimented with hints of spice. On the palate the wine is soft and smooth with well-balanced, integrated tannins.

250ml - £7.65

175ml - £5.50

125ml - £3.85



Montgras Aura Malbec (2017)
13 ABV
£ 24.95

This bottle contains the founders shared a dream of an enjoyable, easy drinking wine from Chile that will surpass your expectations. 

250ml - £7.95

175ml - £6.25

125ml - £4.10


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White Wine



Pasos De La Capula Verdejo
12 ABV
£ 0.00

Our house white wine.

This wine has a clear straw colour, with hints of green apples, almonds and spice on the nose. The wine's natural acidity keeps it fresh and balanced on the mouth.

Bottle - £16.95

250ml - £5.65

175ml - £4.35

125ml - £3.45



Prima Alta Italia Pinot Grigio (2018)
12 ABV
£ 19.95

Prima Alta is a pure, clean, fresh Pinot Grigio from the Veneto with a gentle floral nose and a dry refreshing palate. 

250ml - £6.65

175ml - £4.95

125ml - £3.95



La Linda Chardonnay Unoaked (2018)
13.5 ABV
£ 25.95

Bright yellow with golden hues and aromas that bring memories of pear, green apple and white peach. Very fresh and expressive, without aging in wood to preserve its purity.

Wine of Mendoza, Argentina.

250ml - £7.25

175ml - £5.95

125ml - £4.55



Vinecrafter Sauvingnon Blanc (2019)
13 ABV
£ 19.95

Our house sauvingnon blanc from South Africa.

A zesty white wine that is crisp, fine and refreshing with tropical, gooseberry and passion fruit aroma.

250ml - £6.45

175ml - £4.95

125ml - £3.15



Wild South Sauvingnon Blanc (2018)
12.5 ABV
£ 27.95

This wine has concentrated citrus and tropical fruit characters with a rich lifted finish.

From New Zealand 

250ml - £8.25

175ml - £6.25

125ml - £4.65


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Rose Wine



Pasos De La Capula Tempranillo Rose
12 ABV
£ 0.00

Our house rose.

This wine displays strawberries and cream on the nose and a sweet fresh palate.

Bottle - £16.95

250ml - £5.65

175ml - £4.35

125ml - £3.45



Luigi Bosca A Rose Is A Rose (2017)
12.5 ABV
£ 19.95

Made from Pinot Gris and Syrah Grapes, it is fruity in the mouth, with aromas and flavours that bring memories of honey, ginger and spices such as cinnamon, with a floral and mineral touch.

Luigi Bosca A Rose is A Rose, Lujan de Cuyo is our pinot blush and is from Argentina. 

250ml - £6.65

175ml - £4.95

125ml - £3.95



Stallions Leap White Zinfandel Rose
10 ABV
£ 21.95

Aroma - Sweet strawberries and red fruits

Taste - Lashings of sun-ripened strawberries and ripe sunny vineyards of California 

250ml - £7.35

175ml - £5.45

125ml - 3.65


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Prosecco



Ca' Degli Ermellini Prosecco
11 ABV
£ 25.95

Extra dry



Di Maria Prosecco
11 ABV
£ 6.50

Extra dry


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Soft Drinks



Pepsi Max
£ 3.50

On draught

1/2 a pint - £2.00



Diet Pepsi
£ 3.50

On draught

1/2 a pint - £2.00



Lemonade
£ 3.50

On draught

1/2 a pint - £2.00



Bottled Water
£ 1.50

Still or sparkling



Barn Farm
£ 2.40

Orange

Apple & Raspberry

Apple & Strawberry

Apple & Blackberry



Fentimans
£ 2.75

Sparkling Raspberry

Ginger Beer

Rose Lemonade

Gently Sparkling Elderflower

Mandarin & Seville Orange Jigger



Bottled Regular/Diet/Zero Coke
£ 2.40

Sprite
£ 2.40

Fanta Orange
£ 2.40

Fever Tree
£ 1.80

Regular Premium Indian Tonic

Slimline Indian Tonic

Mediterrenean Tonic 

Elderflower Tonic

Aromatic Tonic

Cucumber Tonic

Lemon Tonic

Ginger Ale

Spiced Orange Ginger Ale



Britvic Tomato Juice
£ 1.80

Cawston Press Kid's Fruit Juice
£ 1.40

Apple & Pear

Apple & Mango

Apple & Summer Berries



Redbull
£ 2.40

Soda Water & Cordial
£ 1.75

Blackcurrent, Orange & Lime available

1/2 pint - £1.25



Fruit Juice
£ 3.50

Apple

Orange

Cranberry

1/2 a pint - £2.00


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Lager



Birra Moretti
4.6 ABV
£ 4.60

It is a bottom fermented beer with a golden colour. This colouring is a result of the type of malt used in brewing.
Its alcohol content is 4.6% alcohol by volume. It is not a strong beer and is therefore perfect for drinking at lunch, at dinner or for evenings out with friends.



Guinness
4.1 ABV
£ 4.30

Aroma: Sweet smelling with a coffee and malty nose 

Flavour: Perfect balance of bitter and sweet with malt and roast characters

Palate: Smooth, creamy and balanced

Appearance: Distinctively dark, with a rich creamy head



Amstel
4.1 ABV
£ 4.10

Distinctive and mildly bitter taste



Fosters
4 ABV
£ 4.00

Foster's is an easy-drinking lager that is perfectly balanced with moderate vanilla tasting notes and no hard edges or bitter aftertaste for perfect refreshment.



Heineken Extra Cold
5 ABV
£ 4.30

A stronger, bitterer taste than most internationally mass-produced lagers. It's perfectly carbonated, pours a straw yellow colour, with little or no head to speak of. It goes down smoothly when it's ice cold



Kronenbourg
5 ABV
£ 4.20

Known as the ‘caviar of hops’ by master brewers, Strisselspalt gives KRONENBOURG 1664 a pleasant bitterness and aromatic quality. Beer connoisseurs will notice a persistent fruity aroma, with notes of citrus peel and spices, and a medium and sustained intensity. It has a pale yellow and golden hue.

 



Maltsmiths
4.6 ABV
£ 4.80

AROMA: Complex, but light with fresh hops, leafy lavender and slight dried orange peel.

FLAVOUR: Brioche with tropical fruit and perfumed hop notes and dry hop bitterness.

MOUTHFEEL: Silky with a building bitterness.

FINISH: Medium dry with peppery, zingy hop finish.


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Bottled Beers



Newcastle Brown Ale
4.7 ABV
£ 3.90

NEWCASTLE BROWN ALE is a true one and only. It is brewed with a unique blend of a pale malt and darker caramel malt to give its smooth, characteristic flavour and colour.



Lagunitas Daytime Ale
4 ABV
£ 3.90

Mid-weigh, clean and crisp, medium carbonation and a moderate length and intensity bitterness. Light pineapple-tastey beer with notes of honey. 



Erdinger
5.3 ABV
£ 4.20

Gently spicy wheat and yeast aromas blend with mildly bitter hops. The invigorating carbon dioxide ensures its typical liveliness. A premium beer whose full-bodied yet elegant character leaves a lasting impression of ultimate Bavarian enjoyment.



Skinny
4 ABV
£ 3.80

Skinny Lager is a full strength and full flavour lager with a long list of ‘better-for-you' characteristics at only 89 calories!



Sol
4.2 ABV
£ 3.80

AROMA: Corn chips with hints of lemon and bubblegum fruitiness.

FLAVOUR: Lightly sweet, delicate cereal and fruit notes.

MOUTHFEEL: Light with husky crisp dryness.

FINISH: Fast and crisp with hint of bubblegum sweetness.



Desperados
5.9 ABV
£ 4.00

AROMA: Fresh cut pinewood, lemon and lime, with a hint of tequila.

FLAVOUR: Citrus zest, woody and lime juice.

MOUTHFEEL: Sherbet tang, lively and refreshing.

FINISH: Dry and woody reminiscent of cranberry juice but with lime.



Brewdog Punk IPA
5.6 ABV
£ 4.00

Punk IPA explodes onto your palate, riding your taste buds dispersing its tropical fruit and leaving a sharply bitter finish in its wake.


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Cider



Strongbow Cloudy Apple
4 ABV
£ 4.30

AROMA: Fresh apple juice.

FLAVOUR: Sweet apple juice with a hint of citrus.

MOUTHFEEL: Light body, hint of the famous Strongbow dryness.

FINISH: Clean light appley linger.



Strongbow Original
4.5 ABV
£ 4.00

AROMA: Apple store, cooking apple and oaky.

FLAVOUR: Tart green apple.

MOUTHFEEL: Crisp and very refreshing.

FINISH: Crisp and tangy.



Strongbow Dark Fruits
4 ABV
£ 4.30

AROMA: Blackcurrant and hints of herbal leafiness.

FLAVOUR: Initial hit of fruits of the forest compote with apple base notes.

MOUTHFEEL: Spritzy, dry, subtle tartness.

FINISH: Clean with a light linger of fruit.


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Bottled Cider



Bulmers Orchard Pioneers Red Apple
5 ABV
£ 3.50

Bitter sweetness straight from the bottle



Bulmers Orchard Pioneers Green Apple
5 ABV
£ 3.50

Crunchy sweetness straight from the bottle



Old Mout Strawberry & Pomegranate
4 ABV
£ 4.30

Aroma Tropical sharpness and sweet strawberry.

Taste Distinct Strawberry with the tang of tropical red fruits.

Colour A light rose blush.

Serve Chilled with ice, strawberries and a wedge of lime. 



Old Mout Kiwi & Lime
4 ABV
£ 4.30

Aroma Kiwi fruit with a citrus edge. 

Taste Refreshing kiwi fruit character cut with tangy lime. 

Colour Clear, pale and blonde. 

Serve Chilled with ice and a wedge of lime.



Old Mout Pineapple & Raspberry
4 ABV
£ 4.30

Aroma Exotic sweet pineapple & juicy raspberry

Taste Refreshingly light, exotic fusion of the natural sweetness of pineapple and tart raspberry

Colour All-natural soft pink hue

Serve Chilled with ice and a slice of pineapple



Old Mout Berries & Cherries
4 ABV
£ 4.30

Aroma Summery burst of fruits of the forest.

Taste A special blend of strawberry and raspberry with notes of blueberry. Finished off with a refreshing burst of juicy apple.  

Colour Translucent sunset red. 

Serve Chilled with ice and strawberries and blueberries. 


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Whiskeys



Monkey Shoulder
40 ABV
£ 3.30

Bells
40 ABV
£ 2.70

Glenfiddich
40 ABV
£ 3.70

Jacobite
40 ABV
£ 4.00

Our house double whiskey.



The Ardmore
40 ABV
£ 3.20

Pike Creek
42 ABV
£ 3.10

Akashi
40 ABV
£ 3.85

Togouchi
40 ABV
£ 4.40

Jameson
40 ABV
£ 2.80

Jack Daniels
40 ABV
£ 3.00

Jack Daniels Honey
35 ABV
£ 3.00

Jack Daniels Fire
35 ABV
£ 3.00

Jack Daniels Single Barrel
45 ABV
£ 3.85

Big Peat
40 ABV
£ 4.50

Smokehead
43 ABV
£ 3.80

Smokehead High Voltage
58 ABV
£ 4.90

Glenmorangie
40 ABV
£ 3.70

Laphroig
40 ABV
£ 3.50

The Glenlivet
40 ABV
£ 2.90

The Chita
43 ABV
£ 5.10

The Hakushu
43 ABV
£ 7.50

Southern Comfort
35 ABV
£ 2.80

Drambuie
40 ABV
£ 3.50
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Hot Drinks


Americano
£ 3.00

Black or white available 


Espresso
£ 2.50

Single or double available


Cappuccino
£ 3.50
Latte
£ 3.50
Tea
£ 2.50

A variety of tea options available


Hot Chocolate
£ 3.50

Squirty cream & marshmallows available 


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92 High Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1TH
  01206 563988
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