We're hatching some plans to brew a very pale ale (Grain of Thrones) in celebration of the King's coronation (on sale w/c 24th April). For further details and to pre-order, call the office on 01756 243243. Cheers!


Copper Dragon (based in Skipton, North Yorkshire) have been brewing award-winning ales for nearly 20 years using only the best quality malted barley, hops and Yorkshire water.

Our reputation for quality, choice and fabulously clear beers is well documented and our brewers have a rich pedigree behind them of experience, knowledge and passion.

Our cask ales are available in both 9 & 4.5 gallon casks delivered to you brewery fresh by our friendly and helpful dray. We have an extensive range of core and limited editions (two every month) on offer.

We also have our own stunning pilsner lager which is brewed to a traditional pilsner method. This is available in 11 gallon Sankey-fit kegs.

Copper Dragon

Core Cask Ales

Our core range of cask ales consists of six superb beers that appeal to all drinkers whatever their preference. Top of the list is our best seller Golden Pippin (blonde); Best Bitter (a traditional bitter); Black Gold (dark malted stout); Scotts 1816 (a premium IPA); Silver Myst (a cask pilsner) and Antedote (a blonde citrus ale from the Recoil stable).

Golden Pippin


Pippin, one of the first UK blonde ales, often copied but never mastered. Packed with citrus flavours and aroma. Absolutely delicious

  • Original Gravity: 1.039
  • Final Gravity: 1.008
  • International Bitterness: 32
  • Colour: Blonde
  • Malt: Pale Maris Otter
  • Hop(s): Cascade

Best Bitter


A refreshing amber coloured traditional bitter beer. Top quality malt and hops are specially selected to produce a drink which suits all palates.

  • Original Gravity: 1.038
  • Final Gravity: 1.008
  • International Bitterness: 38
  • Colour: Amber
  • Malt: Pale, Crystal 240
  • Hop(s): Challenger, Pilgrim, Northdown

Black Gold


A recipe created from restored brewing records from the 1800’s. The use of traditional coloured and roasted malts give a rich and luscious flavour.

  • Original Gravity: 1.040
  • Final Gravity: 1.009
  • International Bitterness: 20
  • Colour: Dark, almost black
  • Malt: Pale, Black, Roast
  • Hop(s): Challenger, Pilgrim, Northdown

Scotts 1816


A full bodied flavoursome rounded ale with a distinctive hoppy palate and aroma. Only the finest malt and hops are used to produce this quality drink.

  • Original Gravity: 1.042
  • Final Gravity: 1.010
  • International Bitterness: 32
  • Colour: Mid-amber
  • Malt: Pale, Crystal 240
  • Hop(s): Dana

Silver Myst


A genuine real ale Pilsner brewed with German pilsner malt, saaz & hallertau hops and Yorkshire water! Crisp, smooth, refreshing and pale in colour..

  • Original Gravity: 1.041
  • Final Gravity: 1.010
  • International Bitterness: 26
  • Colour: Straw
  • Malt: Pale
  • Hop(s): Dana, Hersbrucker, Lubelski



Look for the tropical fruit citrus like qualities of orange and grapefruit set off against a pale malt backbone with a touch of caramalt. Got to be the perfect antidote!.

  • Original Gravity: 1.039
  • Final Gravity: 1.095
  • International Bitterness: 39
  • Colour: Blonde
  • Malt: Pale, Caramalt, Munich
  • Hop(s): Brewers Gold, Amarillo



A very easy drinking extra pale ale, Whitesnake is well-hopped with a combination of Columbus, Amarillo and Bravo hops to produce aromas of lychees, peach and orange with a refreshing level of bitterness.

Current Limited Edition



ABV: 4.2%

A classic American pale. Simco & Magnum hops give this divine beer bold, brassy flavours with intense citrus, herb & pine aromas. A truly balanced beer created to be savoured.

Our Next Limited Editon

Available w/c 24th April

Grain of Thrones


Brewed in celebration of the King’s coronation, Game of Thrones is a pale ale that embodies British spirit. Packed with elaborate hopping and delicious malt flavours, Grain of Thrones is likely to sell out quickly. Pre-orders now being taken.

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Get in touch with us: 01756 243243

Copper Dragon, The Brewery, Snaygill Ind. Est. Keighley Road, Skipton BD23 2QR

Tel: +44 (0)1756 243 243

Snaygill Ind.Est, Keighley Rd, Skipton BD23 2QR