Real Ale Club

Real Ale Club

We launched of our Real Ale Club in 2011 and welcome new members, you can join any time at the main bar.Members are supplied with a loyalty card which offers them a free pint of real ale after collecting 20 stamps, one stamp per pint of real ale.
We serve 3 real ales in the bar and are rolling two pumps on a barrel basis, to serve alongside Wye Valley HPA.

We have a good reputation for serving a well conditioned pint and have been included in The Good Beer Guide in 2014 , 2015 and 2017. Additionally we can keep you in touch via e mail of our rolling guest ales list. So if you are a real ale fan you can get involved at The Forest and join our real ale club.

Froth Blowers – John Bull Best – 17 (4.4%)

Brewed locally in Erdington, A sessionable Pale Ale at 4.4%, with light hints of malt on the nose and a soft bitterness on the palate. Made using only British sourced hops and malts

Hopback – Hopfest – Code C127 – (4.5%)

A golden coloured ale with plenty of fruit and hops on the nose, has a sweet palate with a dry finish. This is a feisty blond made using East Kent Goldings, Celeia, Citra and Pioneer hops, get ready to dazzle your tongue!

Ascot Brewery – Starting Gate – (3.8%)

Copper coloured bitter packed with refreshing tropical fruit and lemon aromas, well balanced. Craft brewed in Surrey in a 4 barrel micro brewery using only the finest ingredients