They Are Special

We are constantly innovating with our range of craft specials, using the many exciting, newly available or seasonal ingredients in interesting ways.

With our limited edition production brewing we have created a range of fine artisan beers, each with its own distinct personality & character.

Of course we use the same care, passion and enthusiasm in our brewing process and the only real difference is that we can be a little more experimental with the tastes, pushing our brewing process to the edge and possibly taking you out of your comfort zone.

What we want to do is to give you another beer to tick off, maybe a flavour combination you hadn’t considered but one that makes you think again and open up another one!

The Process

We pride ourselves in producing high quality ales in small batches using traditional methods and the finest ingredients from around the world.

Each beer is produced at our brewery, in the lovely surroundings of the Forest of Dean. We use the finest hops and malts then add a huge amount of care – this we find to be crucial to brewing fantastic ales(!) and finally we let everything relax before bottling or putting in to a cask.

We bottle everything by hand to ensure we maintain a top quality and consistent product for you to enjoy. We even lovingly place every label on every bottle – just the final part of our quality control!




Golden Ale 5%
Bursting with the tropical fruit flavours of mango and passion fruit. A subtle caramel malt flavour leaves you wanting more.




American IPA 7%
A heavily hopped American IPA, packed with citrus & tropical fruit flavours, that definitely leaves a lasting impression.

OUT OF STOCKCompatriot



American Pale Ale 4.9%
Peach and orange zest on the nose, together with a well balanced citrus taste lightly blended with hints of orange and lemon.

OUT OF STOCKCountryman



Table Beer 2.7%
A refreshing 2.7% table beer with a spicy, clove and melon aroma with the flavour to match. This new British hop does all the talking.

OUT OF STOCKForest Falcon

Forest Falcon


Exclusive Hillside IPA 4.6%
A full bodied and flavoursome IPA with a rich dark berry aroma. Produced using a brand new British hop, exclusive to Hillside Brewery.



Crisp Lager 4.3%
A clean and crisp lager with a subtle honey flavour and a refreshing peach and zesty finish. Perfect for those summer days.

HR8 + GL17 Cider


Farmhouse Cider 6.4%
A traditional, dry, cloudy farmhouse cider combining four types of Herefordshire apples. 100% apples results in a dry & tangy finish.

OUT OF STOCKJolly Jester

Jolly Jester


Belgian Tripel 9%
A fresh and fruity Belgian style beer, made using the brand new British Jester hop, which has limited & rare availability.




Ale with Elderflowers 4%
A refreshing British summer ale with a twist. A beautiful mix of pale malt, earthy & spicy hops and hand picked hillside elderflowers.