Real ale in a real pub
Voted Pub of the Season (Spring 2019) by Herefordshire CAMRA
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A beer with a distinctive bitter, clean and refreshingly dry flavour. Made with only the best Maris Otter malt blended with a variety of English hops Butcombe Original is the classic session beer.
This delicious, invigorating and refreshing beer uses our unique combination of hops and 100% Maris Otter malt to provide subtle sweet notes and a delicately citrus aroma. The result is the perfectly refreshing reward if you enjoy your ale lightly hopped, with delicate fruity scents, or even if you’re normally a lager drinker who welcomes an easy drinking, lightness of style.
Krusovice Royal Czech Lager
The Royal Brewery of Krusovice was established in 1581, and is one of the Czech Republicís top five breweries. Krusovice is one of the few Czech beers to remain unpasteurized for export, so a pint of it drunk here is the same as a pint drunk in Prague. Brewed with Saaz hops from the famous Bohemia region, this Pilsner-style lager has a distinctive character with light notes of caramel, a refreshing bitter taste,a gentle hoppy finish and an ABV of 5.0%.