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Cliff Quay Brewery is located in Debenham and started brewing in  February 2009 in the old loading bay of the former Tolly Cobbold Brewery in Ipswich on the Cliff Quay.  The Tolly Brewery is situated in the heart of the industrial dock area of Ipswich, and is a hugely historic site with brewing being carried out here since the 1970′s.  The Brewery only select materials to give the best flavour and quality.


See below for the range of beers brewed by The Cliff Quay Brewery, tasting notes and information on each beer:

Black Jack, 4.2% abv

A rich aniseed and roasted aniseed aroma, heralds the warming depths of complex and intriguing this porter with a twist.  Deepest and darkest ruby black in colour, with a pale creamy head, the flavours strike in waves, aniseed, roasted grains, sweetness, bitterness combined and then finally an aniseed aftertaste.

Full Steam Ahead, 4.1% abv

Full Steam ahead is a gloriously hoppy very pale ale. Brewed with extra pale malt and wheat malt and triple hopped with English and American hops.  A delicate malty slightly grainy flavour is the background to a profusion of hops flavour and aroma, though not excessive bitterness.

Docks Bollards, 5.0% abv

A sack full of malted wheat and a blend of fragrant punchy hops.  Bursting with the flavours of lemon and grapefruit with a full maltiness in contrast. 

Time and Tide, 3.8% abv

A beer brewed with dark wheat and rye malts.  A mid amber coloured ale.  Bags of zesty fresh English Target hops, combine with the malts to produce a glorious complicated blend of flavours for your taste buds to unravel. 

Clipper, 4.3% abv

Glorious hoppy pale ale. Stuffed full of fragrant citrus hops and bags of sweet malty flavours.  A lovely bitter finish makes this a most satisfying beer to watch the sun go down with.

Roaring 40's, 4.0% abv

Light amber in coloured with a crisp citrus hop flavour and a distinctive dry biscuit flavour.  Brewed with lightly roasted  malt and hopped with blend of American and Slovenian hops for a punchy flavour.

Sea Dog, 5.5% abv

A strong Pale ale with a light amber colour. Brewed with lashings of hops to produce a balanced but drinkable strong pale ale, with a prominent floral fruity aroma, a clean malty palate and a satisfying crisp bitter finish.

Tumblehome, 4.7% abv

Deep ruby in colour with a gentle warming fruity aroma with a hint of hoppy floral character.  The first flavour is of a fruity warmth followed by dark toffee character with by hints of roasted flavours.  The finish is crisp spicy bitterness. Deep complex and satisfying.

Tolly Roger, 4.2% abv

A warming golden yellow coloured ale, brewed using no coloured malt just pale ale malt. Intensely fragrant aroma of citrus fruit and floral notes, this beer has complex flavours of malt, sweetness, bitter oranges, and honey suckle.

Classic Bitter, 3.4% abv

Brewed with pale, crystal and black malts, this is an amber coloured classic bitter beer. I t has a glorious fragrant honey sweet aroma with hints of citrus fruits.  Deep malty depths of flavour and hints of marmalade and toffee balanced with a refreshing bitterness combine to produce a satisfying drinkable beer.

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