If Guinness isn’t your tipple of choice, then why not try one of these alternative dark ales, courtesy of Sheffield’s wonderful array of local breweries?
Kelham Island - Bête Noir 5.5%
One of Sheffield’s most well-known breweries, you’ll find Kelham Island ales all over the city centre. This beverage is packed with plum notes & chocolate, and develops into a dry but sweet aftertaste.
Kelham Island is stocked in most bars & pubs in the city centre inc, The Wig & Pen and The Dove & Rainbow
Bradfield Brewery - Farmers Stout 4.5%
A Sheff fave - Bradfield Brewery has certainly made its mark on the city! This ale is an enriched ‘black & white’ stout, balanced by roasted malts & flaked oats with a subtle but bitter hop character.
Bradfield Brewery is stocked in most bars & pubs in the city centre inc, The Red Lion, Stone & Taps and Beer Central
True North Brew - Best Bitter 3.8%
If you’re after something a little lighter than a dark stout or porter, go for True North Brew’s Best Bitter. A malty, sweet traditional brown ale balanced with the spice and bitterness of UK hops!
Find them in the city centre at - The Forum, The Old House and The Common Room.
Sentinel Brew - Orange Stout 4.2%
One of the new kids on the block, Sentinel Brewery has quickly become popular with locals. Their dark ale is a twist on the classic Irish stout with rich coffee-roast malts & lingering orange flavours.
Find them in the city centre at- Sentinel Brewhouse.
Little Critters - Sleepy Badger 4.5%
Now being stocked by several city centre bars, Little Critters are fairly new to the ale game. Sleepy Badger is a classic British-style stout brewed with flaked oatmeal, chocolate malt & roasted barley.
Find them in the city centre at - The Benjamin Huntsman, The Wig & Pen and West Street Ale House.