3PS is a small nano brewery,set in the South Derbyshire village of Woodville Swadlincote.
It was established by a budding enthusiastic home brewer, who has a passion for traditional cask ales.
Woodville was once renowned for its, "Pits Pots & Pipes" hence the name 3Ps was born.
Incorporating the freshest natural ingredients possible,and never far from an experiment or two, our aim is to create something just that little bit different, yet still retaining that cask ale tradition.
All our ales come in small packages, called pins, it gives us flexibility to create different ales,and a better choice to our suppliers not having 9 gallons of one type of ale.
Occasionally we do produce one off keg beers throughout the year, and small batch cans.
Why cask ale? Well, when i moved to South Derbyshire over 30 years ago,my first drink was a pint of Bass,straight from the cask served in a jug!!! from The Saracen’s Head on the outskirts of Calke Abbey, (i thought this is going to be awful) how very wrong i was,it was something very special, this became our local watering hole for some years, until it sadly closed in 2000.Bass is sadly not the same now, as it was then. http://www.closedpubs.co.uk/derbyshire/heathend_saracenshead.html
I brew something different throughout the year, and below is a small selection of the core ales produced,using only the freshest high quality Simpson malts, and speciality malts, crushed on the day we brew & hops from around the world supplied by Charles Faram.
All our cask ales are suitable for Vegan & Vegetarians just to make these more available to a wider customer base.
Some of our keg & can beers may contain lactose, so are not suitable for Vegans unless specified.
We hope you enjoy our beers, tell us if you do, and tell us if you don't.
SELECTION OF OUR ALES
Big Butty: 5% Amber/Chestnut ale hopped with Challenger & Azzaca.
Fools Gold: Pale Ale 4.3% infused with Citra & Motueka hops
Anthracite: Choc mint Porter. 5% infused with fresh mint, and chocolate nibs.
Knocker upper: Amber ale 4.8% with Jester and Dragon hops,which gives a hit of plum aftertaste, very moorish.
Bob "Ole" 4.5% Bitter malty with cracker biscuit & a nutty finish.
Tub Thumper: Amber ale 5.3% A Belgian & Verdant yeast fermented beer, caramel,sweet candy vanilla & a hint of orange notes from the dry hopped Amarillo & Czech Most hops.