We held our 14th Beer festival 2017, on August Bank Holiday Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th, featuring 14 great bitters, ales and cyders. what a fabulous weekend - we hope that everyone that came along had as great a time as we did.  

See below for this year's selections of beers, with a mix of strengths, flavours and colours.

Rendham Mummers final performance of their summer 'tour' will be at the pub on Monday 28th August at approx. 12:30 - a special thank you to Rendham Mummers for another entertaining performance and an amazing £264.28 (therefore Suffolk refugee support will receive £755 from the tour of the 3 White Horses)

For details of previous years beers which we served click the year

2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012  

2013 - 2014 2015 - 2016

We pride ourselves on our real ales served under gravity straight
from a still at the back of the bar.

For our current selection of beers
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 2017 14th Beer Festival Beers 
 
  
 CROUCH VALE - BREWERS GOLD 4.0%abv
Supreme Champion Beer of Britain at the Great British Beer Festival 2006 & 2005, this is a pale, refreshing and hoppy beer with gorgeous aromas of tropical fruits.
Location: South Woodham Ferrers, nr. Chelmsford
 
  
                       OAKHAM - JHB     3.8%abv
A golden beer whose aroma is full of characteristic citrus notes. Hops and fruit on the palate are balanced by malt and a bitter base. With soft fruit flavours in the finish.
Location: Peterborough
 
 
  
 GREEN JACK - ORANGE WHEAT    4.2%abv
Restrained zesty citrus flavours from the hops and the peels, balanced with soft sweetness from the wheat malt. Orange Wheat is one of our best selling beers, enjoyed by both men and women alike
Location: Lowestoft
 

 
   
 SALOPIAN - LEMON DREAM     4.5%abv
A wheat beer in the modern English style. The recipe uses a small amount of fresh lemon to compliment the citrussy flavours produced by the wheat malt.
Location: Shropshire
 
  
 THWAITES - LANCASTER BOMBER     4.4%abv
An award winning ale that pays tribute to the Avro Lancaster. A classic English ale, chestnut in colour with a lovely full-bodied flavour, enriched with a wonderful late hop character.
Location:  Blackburn, Lancastershire

 
   
 MAULDONS - MICAWBER MILD    3.5%abv
A dark mild brewed with pale, roasted barley and crystal malts and 100% Amarillo hops. This traditional beer has a full round flavour with a slight but distinctive bitter finish.
Location: Sudbury, Suffolk

 
   
 COLCHESTER - AKA PALE    3.7%abv
1900s pale ale, mildly hopped. Fresh, fruity and very easy drinking.
Location: Colchester
 
   
 MAULDONS - SUFFOLK PRIDE     4.8%abv
A full bodied strong bitter, light in colour with a powerful bouquet of hops & developed fruit with a deep dry finish.
Location: Sudbury, Suffolk

 
   
 BUFFFYS - HOPLEAF     4.5%abv
Buffy's beers are made with the very best East Anglian malted barley, choicest hops, and water from a deep borehole at Pulham Market. A mild, slightly spicy aroma
Location: Norwich

 
   
 EARL SOHAM - BRANDESTON GOLD    4.5%abv
Gold brewed from locally produced pilot hops from Wright Brother farm, Brandeston A very moreish ale!
Location: Earl Soham, Suffolk
 
   
  WELLS - BOMBARDIER PALE ALE     3.6%abv
A light, refreshing, pale gold beer. Hoppy aroma with notes of grapefruit and honey, balanced out by a gentle sweet maltiness and dry finish to give a fantastically moreish beer.
Location: Bedford

 
    
 BRENTWOOD - BEST     4.2%abv
Our best bitter made with a good dose of Challenger and EKG hops giving a well rounded flavour and aroma. Light copper in colour. CAMRA Champion Best Bitter of East Anglia 2017
Location: Brentwood, Essex

 
   
 CIDERS 
 Abrahalls - Slack Alice 4.6%abv
A medium well rounded cider. Mellow with a very slight tart finish.

Location: Herefordshire

 
  WaterGull Orchards - Farmhouse Cider with Strawberry 6.9%abv
Fine Cambridgeshire cider craft with local apples and infused with strawberries.
Location: Wisbech, Cambridgeshire
 

 
   



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