A rich auburn ale with complex malty flavours and a richness balanced by the clean hoppy finish.  A signature brew for Henry Hobson that embodies the Hobsons art of brewing beyond their weight.

Old Henry is a premium British ale brewed with the finest local Maris Otter barley and Worcestershire hops - Goldings and Challenger.

Old Henry Bottle Notes - Old Henry is a bottle conditioned beer which contains sediment, pour carefully and best stored upright at cellar temperature 10 - 12 degrees. Available in bottles all year round. 

Cask Notes - Old Henry is available in cask in the Autumn.




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tasting notes...

  • Premium Ale
  • Chestnut
  • Berry, Spicy
  • Rich, Roasted

Test food panel3

Rich and full-flavoured, Old Henry is a great match for roast red meats, particularly Beef, Venison or Lamb.

Ideal with fruit cakes, coffee cake or apple with cinnamon & nutmeg. A good partner to a Shropshire Blue Cheese.






  • CAMRA West Midlands Regional Real Ale in a Bottle Dark, Gold 2018
  • CAMRA West Midlands Champion Beer of Britain, Real Ale in a Bottle Light Category, Silver 2015
  • CAMRA West Midlands Beer of the Year, Real Ale in a Bottle Light Category, Gold 2014
  • CAMRA West Midlands Beer of the Year, Strong Bitters Champion 2009

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