Real Ale Factoids...

...Real ale is the name coined by the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) in 1973 for a type of beer defined as "beer brewed from traditional ingredients, matured by secondary fermentation in the container from which it is dispensed, and served without the use of extraneous carbon dioxide"....


...A “beer engine” or handpump is used to siphon the beer upstairs. The beer engine is a half-pint (sometimes a 1/4 pint), airtight piston chamber; pulling down on the handle raises the piston which drags up a half pint of beer...





Real Ales at the Salopian Bar

We strive to always have eight real ales on draught including...

Station Bitter
3.9% A.B.V.


Oakham Ales
3.8% A.B.V.


Oakham Ales
Bishops Farewell
4.6% A.B.V.



Best Bitter
4.3% A.B.V.

  Bars Shropshire

We also host several guest ales which change on a daily basis so there's always something new to try!