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We always have at least a dozen traditional ciders aswell as keg ciders from Just Pressed.

Tucked adrift of idle feet
A promised land, a lost retreat
Scarcely found without design
This simple pleasure island mine

Everything is tapped and ready to go for our beer festival starting tomorrow. I’ll put the final list of beers on the Untappd page last thing tonight/first thing in the morning so the link will show you exactly which 36 beers will be on when we open at 12 Thurs morning. Everything will be numbere...

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I’m in the middle of ordering all the beers ready for this years Winter Ales Festival (10th-13th March 2022). So far I’ve bought beers from Vocation, Verdant, Alphabet, Bakers Dozen, Brew By Numbers, Elusive, Kirkstall, Wye Valley, Squawk, Anarchy, Overtone, Arbor, Hophurst, Inferno, Lucifer and ...

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Pelican Winter Ales Festival

Mar 10, 2022 – Mar 13, 2022

The Pelican Winter Ales Festival 10th-13th March. At least 45 Cask and 10 Craft Keg will be available over the weekend with 28 casks available at any time. As beers run out imsimple replace them with a different beer from the list. Tasting Cards give you 15 thirds (12 Cask & 3 Keg) for £20 or you...

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We now have a huge collection of cans available aswell as 4 craft keg and 8-10 cask ales

Officially the Best Real Ale Pub in Gloucestershire 2020. Thank you to everyone who has journeyed with us. Mike


a month ago
Fantastic range of real ales, craft beers and ciders on tap, with plenty more in bottle and can. Friendly staff and a good mix of customers, where everyone seems to get on and enjoy themselves. Everything a good pub should be.
- David A
3 months ago
Bags of character a cracking pub just how it should be . Great real ale . Good choice of Wye valley and one or two guest beers . Beer quality top notch. Roaring fire old beams but not ruined by modern theme pub add ons
- Phil A
a month ago
A must for lovers of proper beer. Plenty of choice of excellent ales. Bar man has helpful with knowledge of beer on offer. Nice courtyard to enjoy the drinks in the sun.
- richard f

Real Ale House

A family run, traditional ale house. Popular with cyclists, cathedral visitors and fans attending Gloucester Rugby home matches. Multi-award winning for beer quality (Gloucestershire CAMRA Pub of the Year 2020, Gloucester City Pub of the Year 2014-18 & 2020, Cask Marque 2012-2021 and Good Beer Guide 2014-2021). Hosts two epic beer festivals each year in June and February with as many as 44 beers on offer aswell as a Tap-Takeover in November. 10 Real ales and 4 or 5 craft kegs on at all other times aswell as a growing collection of unusual cans and bottles. Discover more on, Instagram, Twitter and Untappd.

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4 Saint Mary's Street

Opening Hours

Mon:12:00 pm – 12:00 am
Tue:12:00 pm – 12:00 am
Wed:12:00 pm – 12:00 am
Thu:12:00 pm – 12:00 am
Fri:12:00 pm – 12:00 am
Sat:12:00 pm – 12:00 am
Sun:12:00 pm – 12:00 am
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