Real Ales

The Whip Inn is in several guides including the Good Beer Guide and is renowned for serving in excess of 800 different ales every year from our six handpumps. In addition to the ales we always have at least two real ciders available.

Here are some of our regular brands:

    • Three Hundreds Dark Old Ale

    • Style: Bitter
    • Brewer: The Chiltern Brewery (Buckinghamshire)
    • ABV: 5%
    • Award winning, robust, full-flavoured, dark old ale with real depth of flavour and a long finish.
    • Beechwood Bitter

    • Style: Bitter
    • Brewer: The Chiltern Brewery (Buckinghamshire)
    • ABV: 4.3%
    • The brewery flagship – a hearty and well-rounded beer.
    • Good Old Boy

    • Style: Bitter
    • Brewer: West Berkshire Brewery (Berkshire)
    • ABV: 4%
    • A classic bitter brewed with a blend of rich malted barley and fruity hops to produce an exceptionally well-balanced and full-flavoured beer.
    • Abbot Ale

    • Style: Bitter
    • Brewer: Greene King (Bury St. Edmunds)
    • ABV: 5%
    • Its distinctive, full-bodied, smooth and mature taste is complemented with fruitcake and toffee flavours.
    • Rebellion IPA

    • Style: Bitter
    • Brewer: Rebellion (Marlow, England)
    • ABV: 3.7%
    • A copper coloured, easy drinking beer, with considerable depth and complexity. A well balanced malt & fruit flavour continues to a long, refreshing & crisp finish.
    • Vale Wychert

    • Style: Bitter
    • Brewer: Vale (Aylesbury, England)
    • ABV: 3.9% Also available bottle condtioned.
    • Full bodied and full flavoured with fruity/nutty undertones. Ingredients: Maris Otter pale malt and crystal malt. Fuggles and Challenger hops.
    • Thatchers Gold

    • Style: Cider
    • Brewer: Thatchers Cider (Sandford, England)
    • ABV: 4.8% Keg cider.
    • A refreshing cider with a smooth appley taste. Thatchers Gold is full of flavour blended from the highest quality apples from orchards Myrtle Farm.
    • Loddon Hullabaloo

    • Style: Bitter
    • Brewer: Loddon (Reading, England)
    • ABV: 4.2%
    • A copper coloured Best Bitter with a rich, nutty malt balanced by the dry herby flavour of English Fuggle hops. Guaranteed to cause a stir!
    • Loddon Bamboozle

    • Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
    • Brewer: Loddon (Reading, England)
    • ABV: 4.8%
    • A straw coloured strong pale ale with a pure malty body and a smack of refreshing hops. Have you been Bamboozled?
    • Lilley's Mango Cider

    • Style: Cider
    • Brewer: Lilley's Cider Barn (Frome, England)
    • ABV: 4%
    • Smooth and sophisticated mango cider made with a ample portion of mango juice and Somerset cider.