Lichfield Vaults, Hereford
Real Ale at The Lichfield Vaults Pub, Hereford

Real ale in a real pub

We are justifiably proud of our reputation as Hereford's premier real ale pub. The Lich is a past runner-up (from over 1,000 Star Inn pubs) in the Best Cask Ale category, an accolade that speaks volumes for the hard work Andy and his team put in every day to ensure that you are served the perfect pint.

The selection of beers may vary slightly from time to time but its quality never does. At present the following ales are permanently on tap - plus a guest beer which changes on a regular basis, offering the discerning drinker the chance to enjoy some of Britain's best beers.

The Lich is a Cask Marque accredited pub, a sure sign that you are guaranteed to receive a great pint of cask ale.

London Pride
Brewed by Fullers, this is the UK's best-selling cask-conditioned ale and has an ABV of 4.1%. It is known for its exceptional balance of malt and hops, giving rise to well-rounded flavour and is brewed with Pale malt, plus Target, Challenger and Northdown hops. With its well-rounded flavour and rich history, this is an authentic and characterful beer.

Doom Bar
Brewed by Sharps in Cornwall, Doom Bar's distinctive aroma and balanced flavour sets it apart from other beers, taking unsuspecting first time drinkers by surprise with its moreish appeal. Doom Bar has achieved international cult status, is one of the fastest growing beer brands in the UK and the best selling cask beer in the South West of England.

Deuchars IPA
Winner of over 40 awards, including CAMRA Supreme Champion Beer of Britain and World Champion Cask Ale. Distinctively radiant, deliciously refreshing, Deuchars is a fabulous balance of malt and hops. Discerning beer drinkers consider this to be the benchmark in quality cask beer and for those new to cask, it's the perfect introduction.

Adnams Broadside
Brewed with pale ale, chocolate malt and First Gold hops, Broadside is a dark ruby red beer rich in fruit cake aromas, almonds and conserved fruit. Broadside has enjoyed a meteoric rise to fame. It’s a fine heart-warming English beer, rich in flavours of malt and hops which enjoys a special place in many people’s hearts.

Golden XPA
Derived from nearly three centuries of Caledonian brewing expertise, this is a hoppier and stronger version of the award-winning Deuchars IPA. An exceptional golden ale, delivering the lightness and glow of an endless summer evening, perfectly harmonising a gentle biscuity sweetness with a refreshing medium bitterness. Thirst quenching, exceptional and irresistible.

Three Hop Lager
Also brewed by Caledonian, this beer combines three of Europe's finest hops - from Bavaria (Germany), Bohemia (Czech Republic) and Alsace (France) - which are blended with locally produced Maritime malt to produce a delicious, distinctive lager with a difference. The Lichfield the only pub in Herefordshire to stock Three Hop.

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