This is a full list of beers we have had on tap or will be going on tap, see our On Tap page for list of beers that are currently on tap

This is bitter at its best traditionally blended top-quality hops & malt with a fresh bit hit of hops!! Producing an ale of bittersweet perfection.

70 FATHOM 4.0% ABV - A quaffable blonde ale with an exceptionally pleasant herbal-spice aroma with a hint of fruitiness

A well balanced bitter hopped with three different gold hops. This creates a smooth ale that has hints of citrus, earthiness and fruitiness.

A refreshing straw coloured blonde ale with hints of blackcurrant, citrus and herbal notes. Followed by a clean dry refreshing finish.

A well balanced golden bitter that delivers a refreshing dry bitterness and a pleasing hoppy finish

A crisp citrusy American Amber Ale with a medium body; smooth and well balanced with a pleasing fruit aroma and a creamy mouth feel.

Based around the flavours in a Raspberry Mojito. Sweet and Sour with Raspberry, Lime and Mint in abundance.

Packed with citrus flavours and aroma, this light, blonde, thirst-quenching ale has been the connoisseurs choice since it’s conception in 2003

Amber, with a fruity palate & citrus aromas

Pale, Light, malty and spicy hop aromas

A full-bodied flavoursome rounded ale with a distinctive hoppy palate and aroma. Only the finest malt and hops are used to produce this quality drink.

Kilend Malt Flavors with a slightly sweet bitterness growing into a big hoppy head.

Delicious and rich, a mid brown, chestnut coloured ale made from Maris Otter barley and the finest English aromatic hops.Perfect balance of malty nuttiness and a fresh hoppy aroma.

A superb full-bodied amber bronze session beer – with a biscuit malt flavour balanced with a smooth bitterness from the finest English Fuggles and Golding hops

An award winning authentic all English India Pale Ale. Pale, strong and bitter, yet deceptively easy drinking. Intense hoppy aroma compliments strong malty flavour

A refreshing, blonde  beer made with Challenger, Bramling Cross and Cascade English hops. Smooth, fresh and highly drinkable!

A Golden bitter it has a hint citrus and makes it a great brew for the summer. Wigs customers have really liked this beer

A genuine real ale Pilsner brewed with German pilsner malt, saaz & hallertau hops and Yorkshire Water! Crisp, smooth, refreshing and pale in colour.

Traditional Dark Stout With a base of nine different malts, Black Bishop is full bodied and rich but still manages to be very sessionable. A clean, crisp, roast body gives way to a pleasantly smokey finish.

Extremely pale in colour with refreshing crisp hops. Lemon notes add to the freshness. Our best selling beer is the ultimate session drink. Three Magi, One Magus!

Dry hopped with Azacca for a tropical fruit aroma. Mellow bitterness throughout with Cluster hops creating berry fruit over a pale malt base. Long but clean finish.

’A beast of an IPA brewed with heavy hitting Waimea and Cascade hops’

Classic black porter brewed with Bramling Cross and NZ Dr. Rudi. With plenty of tasty hops, malt character and chocolate and treacle.

Pale malt blended with cascade hops and chinook to finish a very drinkable IPA

"The Blaydon Brick" was the "nick-name" for the popular cloth capped 19th century MP for Newcastle, Joseph Cowen Jnr. A son of Blaydon; he was a friend to Garibaldi, Mazzini, the working man, and anyone whose rights were suppressed! A well rounded and gentle golden session beer, slight sweet spice is balanced by clean pine bitterness

Dark mild; coffee, blackcurrent, and some liquorice. (CAMRA WAF exhibited 2014)

A rich and worthy best bitter, a substantial but not overpowering best bitter, deep coloured with flavours of malt biscuit, plum fruit and a pleasant bitterness

Fireglow is a warming winter ale, sweet spiced with Cinnamon bark, Allspice berries and Black Cardamom in the mash. The complex grain bill gives a wealth of underlying malt flavours; British, German and Czech republic hops are added to compliment rather than override the spice

Uses a small percentage of roasted barley for colour, to portray the horizon where heat scorched earth meets sunset skies, and five types of hops, from traditional English, to new and fruity, plus an addition of premium grade vanilla beans; the result is a warm coloured smooth Summer beer with tastes of light roast malt, spice.

Pagan Queen blonde beer; some fruit blossom on nose; crisp and slightly fruity, very refreshing. (GBBF exhibited 2016)

Stella Spark uses large amounts of some of the best hops in the world from the American West Coast and combines them late in the process with light malts to create a very refreshing golden citrus beer.

Northern style Brown Ale; malt and liquorice on the nose; taste is malty/ nutty with liquorice, slight sweetness balanced with light tannin for a brown ale bite.

A malty, fruity, deep amber beer. A complex grain bill and hopping give a long palate and many background flavours including toffee, autumn fruits, warm orange, and liquorice.

New Zealand Hopped amber pale ale; spice on nose, tropical fruit, lemon, lime, and spice in taste. (GBBF exhibited 2015) it is generously hopped mid and late in the boil for taste not bitterness and background hints of lemon meringue come from Celeia Hops (Styrian Golding - Slovenia) mid boil; gentle Tutti Frutti/nectar fruit, and light hop spice

A black and white pint sensation, allows the drinker to celebrate the football heritage and theatre; from Milburn to Shearer and on to present day; of the magnificent Newcastle United Strikers shirt and number. Background pilsner maltiness and a hint of coffee are balanced by restrained resinous hopping and a smooth feel.

Wey-Aye P.A. 5.8% Cascade & Centennial Hopped IPA. Elegant & Fruity, very drinkable.

Chestnut coloured ale brewed with british fuggles and east kent golding for bitterness, aroma and flavor.

Silver and bronze medal winner at the great british beer festival.

A best bitter from the yorkshire real ale brewery.

A genuine real ale Pilsner brewed with German pilsner malt, saaz & hallertau hops and Yorkshire Water! Crisp, smooth, refreshing and pale in colour.

A traditional, robust and satisfying smooth Porter made with chocolate and black malt. With a distinct bitter coffee finish. (Allergen advice: This product contains gluten from malted barley and oats)

PERONI NASTRO AZZURRO has a clear, bright, golden colour; creamy, yeasty, malty aromas; a refreshing palate with a light bitterness


A Sweet berry burst which sublimely compliments the refreshing bite of an apple in this moreish juicy cider.

Chants’ Badger’s Spit is a hazy gold, well balanced dry cider with a tart finish. Dry and fruity made with a variety of apples


A sweet English Cider for all! Now staring at wigs place.


Rich's Legbender Cider's are traditionally produced with a blend of cider apples grown in Somerset. It’s a full flavoured crisp, clear still cider, making it easy to drink, But beware can make you go weak at the knees!

Lilley's mango cider is a smooth and sophisticated mango cider made with an ample portion of mango juice and somerset cider.

Fruity delight with a sharp bite of raspberry. this is a perry blended with raspberry juice to make a refreshing drink whether rain or shine.

Named after the delightful sound of pigs when they come across some windfall apples! Like those pigs this is full ofcharacter. A rich bronze cider that is smooth as it is tasty.Snailsbank's Pig Squeal is beautifully balanced with a satisfyingly rounded finish.


Thundering Molly 5.2% vol is a well rounded medium cider. Fresh and fruity with a lovely apple aroma. Gorgeous golden colour and a balanced finish. Made on Celtic Marches' Herefordshire farm from 100% cider apples. Made from a blend of bitter sweet and sharp cider apples.

Muckle Chuckle, a refreshing amber ale with layers of flavour, is crafted around the sound of the burn bubbling and chuckling over and around the dark, mossy stones of Haltwhistle Burn Gorge.

Muckle Moss, a National Nature Reserve, is situated in the undulating crested landscape of Hadrian’s Wall Country and is a place of Curlew and Snipe, Bog Rosemary and Cotton Grass. Muckle Moss Stout mirrors the character of the Moss. Rich, dark, aromatic with a good strong head the colour of Cotton Grass.

Whin Sill Blonde is brewed with Progress and Bramling Cross hops; giving an initial citrus flavour, followed by sweet grass and then a biscuity finish. Refreshing and light, perfect for a warm sunny summers day.

Packed full of smooth roasty toasty flavours this robust Porter has a blend of 5 malts giving notes of chocolate, coffee and toffee. A rich reward for the wise and the watchful. Best enjoyed under the stars

English pale ale is brewed with locally grown Golden Promise barley, and Pioneer, Bramling Cross and Challenger hops. With notes of peach and stone fruits, a biscuity middle and a satisfyingly bitter finish The Pale Ale is a balanced, easy drinking beer that celebrates the classic English tradition of cask conditioned beer

A rich ruby colour and jam-like aroma from generous use of Styrian Wolf hops, with bushels of berries, biscuits and caramel flavours. Our hoppy Trickster will box your ears with a lip smackingly bitter finish.

Oats and a multitude of malts give the sweet stout its sumptuous base. Expect bitter, yet silky chocolateyness from the cocoa nibs and chocolate malts, giving way to the smoky sweetness from aging in former bourbon whiskey oak barrels. The Raven is a moreish combination and certainly not a case of "nevermore".

Brewed with a mass of local rhubarb, this saison balances the earthy spiciness of the style with a tangy rhubarb punch. Fresh vanilla pods and scrumped elderflowers provide a depth to the fruity aroma in this naturally hazy saison.

Another beer from our local brewery as the name suggests a nice amber cask conditioned ale.

Another quality beer from The Old Potting Shed, specaily brewed with care for your enjoyment at Christmas.

A very nice full bodied amber ale. from our local producer made with care for your enjoyment

Another quality beer from The Old Potting Shed, specaily brewed with care for your enjoyment at Christmas.

A hoppy blonde beer from The Old Potting Shed, you can't get more local than that.

A nice blonde beer from the High Spen Brewery TOPS (The old Potting Shed).

Monkey Business another beer from the brewery next door to wigs place.

oaky dokey then, why not pop in and try another beer from our local brewery.

Another quality beer from our local brewery, these beers are brewed with care for your enjoyment.

A Blonde Ale from TOPS (The old potting shed) this brewery is next door and produces high spens finest beers, for high spen's finest people.

Another blonde beer from our very local brewery

Another quality beer from our local brewery, these beers are brewed with care for your enjoyment.

An Amber ale with nettles from Chopwell Woods and hops from T.O.P.S Brewery hop vine

Another quality blonde beer from our local brewery, these beers are brewed with care for your enjoyment.

A smooth British ale using all English ingredients. A slightly sweet tongue feel with a mild bitter aftertaste.

A rich, full flavoured crystal ale with a spicy and fruity finish. Dry hopped with Cascade to give that perfect last ingredient for Christmas day.

This beer is light in colour but full of citrus hop character, it’s a cheerful beer best enjoyed in the company of your peers!

The bitter known as ‘Lucky Crown’ has been created using traditional malting barleys and hops, coupled with a methodology that has stood the test of time. The resulting bitter has a flavour which has always proved popular - a balanced, malty character complimented with subtle fruit flavours.

The Beer is simple in grist with a slight colour being provided from a dash of crystal malts. The earthy, refreshing characteristic achieved from a dry hopping in the cask bounces onto the palate like a three wheeled colliery wagon!

The legendary Black Dragon! This cider now has quite a following amongst the most descerning cider drinkers. It is rich in colour, body and flavour with a fresh, fruity aroma. Suitable for vegetarians, vegans and coeliacs. Contains sulphites

Who can resist a light, bright, fruity glass of Happy Daze? It's got a smooth, and fresh tasting finish. It's light and a very easy to drink medium cider. Suitable for vegetarians, vegans and coeliacs. Contains sulphites

This pale copper amber ale is a well-balanced bitter with a citrus character in the aroma and a rich, spicy finish driven by the Cascade hop.

Single Malt, Triple Hopped Pale… brewed with masses of new season USA Cascade! Huge notes of pink grapefruit & sherbet lemon

Honey-soaked in colour with a sweet tangerine aroma from the finishing hop, light and soft bodied with a citrus zest / fresh pinewood flavour and an appetising dry and bitter finish.

Extra light session pale with a heavy absorbed dose of New World Hops. Fresh orange shred, stone fruit blasts and a clean dry fresh pine kick to the finish.

Made with all gold ingredients - Golden Promise Pale Malt, Golden naked oats, First Gold Hops, with a Willamette hop finish. Fresh, clean flavour with a hint of grapefruit citrus from the Willamette.

Low Colour Extra Blond Lager... brewed using high grade concerto pilsner malt and saaz hops. Bottom fermented using an authentic strain of lager yeast then cold conditioned at zero degrees for 3 weeks. Sweet malt on the nose with a dry crisp palate and a delicate herbal finish.

A ruby ale in the style of a traditional scotch where the hops are balanced with residual maltiness to give subtle hop character and a rich palate