'The Strong Box' Strong Cornish Ale Gift Box
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This selection is only for the brave - it contains strong Cornish beers that are above 5% ABV. Try it if you dare! Enjoy!

  • St Austell Brewery - Hicks -  St Austell's most legendary ale, Hicks is full bodied, strong deep and complex, brimming with flavour. It is brewed with plenty of malt and English Fuggles and Golding hops. (ABV 6.0%)
  • Lizard Ales - An GofBrewed to commemorate An Gof the St Keverne Blacksmith who led the Cornish Revolt of 1497 against unfair taxes. He was Hanged, Drawn & Quartered on Tyburn hill but defiant to the end declared that he and his followers would share a 'fame permanent & immortal.' He wasn't far wrong as 523 years later his name lives on in this excellent ale. An Gof is brewed using a complex mix of malts. Maris Otter, Crystal, Chocolate and Smoked Malts plus Fuggles and Goldings hops. (ABV 5.2%)
  • Keltek Brewery - Beheaded -  This is extremely deceptive with a smooth, slightly sweet, flavour (ABV 7.6%)
  • Blue Anchor - Spingo Extra Special - This magnificent beer is one of the strongest brewed in Britain today. The big brother of Spingo Special usually arriving around Christmas & Easter. Like liquid Christmas cake, it's dark, deceptively moreish and very strong. Handle with care! (ABV 7.4%)
  • Dynamite Valley Brewing Co - Splann - Strong sweet and dark but with a bitterness and a noticeable but subtle hop flavour. In the mouth caramel comes to the fore and is dominant in the aroma too. usually only seen around Christmas and Easter. (ABV 7.2%)
  • Tintagel Brewery - Harbour Special - The dark amber colouring begins the journey, in the mouth the initial sensations are crisp and astringent, leading to bosum rounded flavours of rich roast malt, deep fruit and chocolate massage the taste buds, whilst the finish is a long and delicious citrus affair. Special by name and by nature. (ABV 4.8%)
Please Note: Contents may differ from image shown. Please see 'What's In The Box' section for more accurate contents. During busy times we reserve the right to provide substitutes where necessary.

Customer Reviews4.85 4.8/5 Based on 8 reviewsShow all reviews


I’m not a beer drinker BUTReviewed by Susanscowen on 21 Nov 2023

My husband is and looking at the beer selection I think he will be chuffed to bits with his Christmas present !


5 starReviewed by Ashton200937 on 09 Dec 2020

I brought this a christmas gift gift for my partner who loves to try new ales.I know he will love it


Strong Cornish AlesReviewed by Scottwmcvey on 25 Sep 2019

Great selection wasn't aware of the variety available. Thanks


Strong Cornish AlesReviewed by Scottwmcvey on 25 Sep 2019

Great selection wasn't aware of the variety available. Thanks


Very efficient- made an excellent giftReviewed by Valerie on 16 Dec 2018

As this was a present , I can’t comment directly on the contents but I know the beers will be well received. The selection was very interesting,just what I was looking for. I was informed every stage of the gifts journey to Scotland so the carrier was impressively efficient. Will certainly be giving this way again.


Please Note: Our courier will provide delivery updates via text message, so please provide a mobile phone number for the recipient at the checkout.

Mainland UK Delivery

Delivery OptionDelivery TimeTrackedSigned ForCost
Standard Delivery24 HoursYesYes£7.95
Before Midday (Weekdays Only)24 HoursYesYes£15.25
Saturday Delivery24 HoursYesYes£14.95
Post Box Gifts*1 - 2 Working DaysNoNoFREE

*Please note, we cannot guarantee our post box gifts will fit through all letterboxes. Where that's the case, delivery will be made by the courier as normal.

Can I request a delivery date?

We can deliver your order on a date of your choice (please see above regarding weekend delivery). Please specify this when you complete your order. All requested delivery dates are desired and not guaranteed. We will do our utmost to ensure delivery on your requested day but occasionally deliveries may be delayed due to adverse weather or other conditions beyond our control for which we will not be held responsible.

A delivery date cannot be selected for items sent via the free of charge option. We do send these items on a fast service but are unable to guarantee delivery next day. For this reason items sent on this service are dispatched Monday - Thursday only.

Delivery to Non Mainland UK, Scottish Highlands & Islands

It takes longer to deliver to some of the Scottish Highlands and UK Islands so we can only deliver hampers containing non perishable items to these areas. This may take 2 or more working days. Delivery surcharges for the relevant postcodes are calculated at the checkout.

Fresh & Frozen Produce

Hampers containing fresh produce will only be dispatched Monday to Thursday.

We send Clotted Cream and Pasties out frozen and use an overnight courier service for delivery, so they should arrive in a chilled condition. However we advise that someone be available to receive hampers containing perishable products in order that they can be placed in a refrigerator as soon as possible. The courier will advise an estimated delivery time in advance, we will need a mobile phone number or email address to be provided. All hampers containing these products will have a notice on the outer carton to this effect. However, if for any reason the hamper has to be returned to the courier depot overnight, we are unable to guarantee the condition of these products. 

Delivery Instructions 

Signatures are no longer required upon delivery, although the recipient must acknowledge receipt unless the hamper is to be left in a designated place. 

If the package cannot be delivered, a card will be left advising the purchaser or recipient to contact the courier. In the unlikely event that the delivery is delayed due to circumstances beyond our control, Classic Cornish Hampers cannot accept responsibility. Nor can we be held responsible if incorrect delivery information is given, premises are closed when delivery is attempted and we were not informed of opening times or the recipient is out or away.

The couriers are responsible for goods in transit but if for any reason our couriers misplace a parcel, we will offer you a complete refund or replacement.

Combined Bottle & Food Orders

If you make your own hamper and it contains both bottles and food items, you may have to pay an extra delivery charge. To avoid breakages, orders over 4 bottles need to be sent with different couriers. Your chosen box (black gift box / wicker hamper) will only apply to your food items; bottles are sent in our standard cartons.

Up to 4 bottles, our standard rules apply. Between 5 - 12 bottles, an extra delivery charge will be applied, and over 12 bottles, three carriage charges will apply.

For more information, please view our full delivery policy here.

Returns Policy

You may cancel your order up to 48 hours prior to the dispatch date. This will incur a small administration charge. If you are not happy with your hamper please contact us to arrange return within 24 hours. The full value of the hamper/box will then be refunded on receipt of undamaged and/or in date goods excluding postage.

If goods are returned to us via the courier following unsuccessful attempts at delivery and where any delivery instructions have been met no refund will be made. In these circumstances the customer may request that the goods be resent. This would incur the standard delivery charge and would not cover any spoilt perishable goods. Classic Cornish Hampers will not make any administration charge for dealing with these cases.

For more information, please view our full returns policy here.