Drinks at The Malt Shovel


At The Malt Shovel we take drinks very seriously and have something for every occasion.

If you’re just popping in for a quick pint, our bar area is the place for you. You’ll find Doom Bar plus an array of lagers, ciders and local ales on our hand pulls. Stuck for choice? Just ask for a sample.

If the sun’s out, why not set yourself up in our outside area. We’ve a whole host of fabulous British gins just waiting for you to try. Plus delicious soft drinks and low and no alcohol products if you’re designated driver for the day.

If you’re after a bite to eat too, we’ve a great selection of red, white, rose and sparkling wines that pair perfectly with our menus. Scroll down for our full wine list and drinks menu, or explore the sections below to discover some of our favourites…

Drinks menu

Open the tabs below by clicking on the arrows on the right to explore our Drinks Menu in more detail:

Cask Ales, Beers, & Ciders

• Cask Ales

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We take cask ale seriously at Vintage Inns. So as well as always having Doom Bar on our handpulls, you’ll find a selection of regional ales to sample. Ask a member of our team about what’s on today.

DOOM BAR - 4% (UK) 
A dry and refreshing amber ale, Doom Bar is the epitome of consistency, balance and moreish appeal, and is brewed here in the UK, on Cornwall’s North Atlantic coast.

• Bottled Lagers

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PERONI NASTRO AZZURRO - 5.1% (ITALY)

Brewed and bottled in Italy to create a delicate balance of bitterness and citrus aromatic notes, with a crisp, refreshing finish.

PERONI NASTRO AZZURRO – GLUTEN-FREE - 5.1% (ITALY)
The same trademark taste of Italy’s most iconic beer, but gluten-free.

CORONA - 4.5% (MEXICO)
Brewed in Mexico since 1925 using the finest quality ingredients, Corona is famously light and refreshing.

• British Craft Beers

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HAWKES GINGER BEER - 4.5% (UK)
The sweet ginger snap biscuit and tropical fruit aromas mask a warming root ginger heat on the finish.

HIVER HONEY BEER - 5% (UK)
Brewed using three types of honey, this is an utterly moreish and refreshing blonde beer.

THORNBRIDGE JAIPUR (IPA) - 5.9% (UK)
This multi-award winning American-style IPA is multi-hopped, with powerful citrus aromas & flavours culminating in a remarkably smooth, moreish finish.

THORNBRIDGE LUCAS (HELLES LAGER) - 4.2% (UK)
A modern take on the traditional Bavarian beer style - perfectly balanced, with subtle sweetness and crisp, clean finish.

THORNBRIDGE VERSA (WHEAT BEER) - 5% (UK)
A great example of a British take on a German wheat beer, with Aromas of banana and cloves leading to a sweet, satisfying finish.

• Ciders

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OLD MOUT STRAWBERRY & POMEGRANATE 4% 
The distinctive taste of strawberry with a twist of tangy pomegranate.

BULMERS ORIGINAL - 4.5% 
A balance of sweet and sharp apples, to produce a great tasting medium-sweet cider. Wonderfully refreshing.

OLD MOUT BERRIES & CHERRIES - 4% 
A crisp medley of apples, mixed with a generous handful of sweet ripe berries and cherries.

• Alcohol-Free

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BECK’S BLUE - 0.05%

A light, crisp and refreshing non-alcoholic lager – and only 53 calories per bottle.

OLD MOUT BERRIES & CHERRIES - 0.05%
Same great taste, but without the alcohol. A crisp medley of apples, mixed with a generous handful of sweet ripe berries and cherries.

ST. PETER’S WITHOUT® - 0.05%
A delicious, full-bodied, alcohol-free craft ale, with a distinctive malt flavour and a refreshing delicate bitterness.

Gins

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The UK is home to some of the best gin makers in the world. Explore our range of traditional and contemporary British gins for a twist on the quintessential G & T.

TANQUERAY LONDON DRY - 43.10%
A refreshing gin, delivering fresh pine and lemon peel aromas with a smooth juniper finish.

TANQUERAY No. TEN - 47.30%
A premium gin with a unique, full-bodied character. Made with grapefruits, limes and oranges for a subtle, fresh, citrus taste.

TANQUERAY RANGPUR - 41.30%
A bold, fresh gin, flavoured with Rangpur limes – a particularly juicy and zesty variety from India.

WARNER EDWARDS VICTORIA’S RHUBARB - 40%
Infused with rhubarb and slightly sweetened, this has a gorgeously spicy background and is a beautiful pale pink.

ADNAMS COPPER HOUSE DRY - 40%
As well as brewing some superb cask ales, Adnams also creates this gloriously aromatic gin, which is infused with six botanicals.

CHASE GB EXTRA DRY - 40%
Starting life as a vodka, this extra dry gin is infused with juniper buds, berries and 10 botanicals to make a traditionally British recipe.

BOMBAY SAPPHIRE - 40%
Delicate and slightly sweet with light juniper, lemon zest and coriander flavours.

HENDRICK’S - 41.40%
This Scottish gin is made with peculiar botanicals and uniquely curious infusions of cucumber and rose petals.

GORDON’S PINK - 37.5%
Inspired by an original 1880s recipe, this gin is perfectly crafted to balance refreshing Gordon’s with naturally sweet raspberries and strawberries.

CHASE SLOE & MULBERRY - 30%
From the renowned Chase distillery, this gin is sweet and bursting with flavour thanks to a fine blend of hand-picked sloes and mulberries.

PLYMOUTH - 41.2%
An extremely smooth, well-balanced gin with a slight sweetness. Made using Dartmoor water and distilled the same way since 1793.

J.J  WHITLEY ELDERFLOWER - 38.6%
A delightful elderflower gin, inspired by the English countryside that J.J Whitley grew up in.

TANQUERAY FLOR DE SEVILLA - 41.3%
A perfect balance of the uniquely sweet sweet and zesty taste of blood orange, with the complexity of Tanqueray London Dry Gin.

A New Spanish Addition:

GIN MARE - 42.7%
Mediterranean lifestyle in a glass - herbaceous, savoury and refreshing.

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All of our gins match perfectly with one of our refreshingly light Fever-Tree tonics.

NATURALLY LIGHT TONIC WATER
Crisp, fresh tonic water with 58% less calories than Indian Tonic.

GINGER ALE
Made using three fresh gingers, with a flavoursome, dry finish.

ELDERFLOWER TONIC
A subtle, sweet flavour of elderflower, with delicate floral notes

SICILIAN LEMON TONIC
Made using the finest Sicilian lemons, for a supremely fresh citrus touch

MEDITERRANEAN TONIC
A unique tonic of a delicately sweet herbaceous taste

A Few of our Favourites

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A DEEP AND BROODING RUM & GINGER 
Our version of the Bermudian classic, Dark & Stormy, Sailor Jerry Rum served with two squeezed lime wedges for an extra burst of flavour.

RASPBERRY & PEACH GINTONICA  
A fruity and exciting blend of Tangueray gin, raspberry, peach bitters and Mediterranean tonic.

TANQUERAY SEVILLA SPRITZ
A refreshing mix of Tanqueray Flor de Sevilla gin, Prosecco and lemonade, served over ice in a wine glass.

POMEGRANATE & ELDERFLOWER GINTONICA
Tanqueray gin, pomegranate, cucumber bitters and elderflower tonic combine in this elegant and floral thirst-quencher

DISARONNO LEMON SOUR  
A zippy citrus blend of Disaronno Amaretto and Fever-Tree lemon tonic.

APEROL SPRITZ
The perfect aperitif - refreshing and bittersweet Aperol, topped with Prosecco and soda.

Soft Drinks

• J20

J20 is a delicious blend of fruit juices and water, perfect for any occasion. Enjoy both the still and lightly sparkling varieties.

ORANGE & PASSION FRUIT 

APPLE & MANGO 

• Bottlegreen Sparkling Presses

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Crisp, sparkling pressés, made from a fine blend of delicious natural ingredients with naturally sparkling Cotswold spring water. 

ELDERFLOWER

RASPBERRY LEMONADE

• Ribena Sparkling

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Delicious, refreshing and gently sparkling soft drinks, from one of the nation's favourite Brands - and less than 15 calories per bottle!

BLACKCURRANT

PINEAPPLE & PASSION FRUIT

• Appletiser

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Made with gently sparkling 100% apple juice, these soft drinks make any meal more 'appletising' - and officially count as one of your 5 a day!

ORIGINAL

APPLE & POMEGRANATE

Low & No Alcohol

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BECK’S BLUE - 0.05%
A light, crisp and refreshing non-alcoholic lager – and only 53 calories per bottle.

ST. PETER’S WITHOUT® - 0.05%
A delicious, full-bodied, alcohol-free craft ale, with a distinctive malt flavour and a refreshing delicate bitterness.

THE BEES KNEES ALCOHOL-FREE SPARKLING - 0%
A refreshing and well-balanced, non-alcholic alternative to a traditional dry sparkling wine.

OLD MOUT BERRIES & CHERRIES - 0.05%
Same great taste, but without the alcohol. A crisp medley of apples, mixed with a generous handful of sweet ripe berries and cherries.

bitter twists


ELDERFLOWER & CUCUMBER- 0.08%
Elderflower Tonic + Cucumber Bitters.

LEMON & PEACH - 0.08%
Sicilian Lemon Tonic + Peach Bitters.

GINGER & ORANGE- 0.08%
Ginger Beer + Orange Bitters.

Wine List

SO WHAT WILL IT BE?


Now we’ve tempted you with our wonderful drinks menu,
all you need to do is book a table and look forward to your next country escape.