Tunbridge Wells Beer Weekend

TUNBRIDGE WELLS FOOD MONTH: BEER WEEKEND

The Tunbridge Wells Beer Weekend will be a celebration of all things beer from 13-16 September 2018, from the history of brewing and hop farming in Royal Tunbridge Wells, to rare barrel tastings, home brew classes and walking tours!

Join us at 9 different venues for a weekend of talks, tastings, tap takeovers and brewery open days, live music and special food events to tickle your taste buds over four glorious days.

For more details, ticket information and prices for certain events, or to reserve yourself a spot at an event, please check in with the pubs directly or keep an eye on the Tunbridge Wells Beer Weekend Facebook page.

Find out more about our local breweries, pubs and retailers:

Fuggles, 28 Grosvenor Rd

Pig & Porter, Unit 18H, Chapman Way

The George, 29 Mount Ephraim

The Royal Oak, 92 Prospect Rd

The Ragged Trousers, 44 The Pantiles

The Beer Boutique, 40 Mount Pleasant

Sankey’s, 39 Mount Ephraim

The Bedford, 2 High Street

The Pantiles Tap, 39 The Pantiles

FUGGLES BEER CAFE

 

13th, 6pm – UnBarred Brewery Tap Takeover & Meet The Brewer (free to attend)

14th, 9pm – Late Night Bottle Club – Rare Barrel Aged Tasting (£20 / ticket)

15th, 12 noon – The Beer Cavalier Talk with Jeremy Kimmel

15th, 9pm – Late Night Bottle Club – Rare Aged ORVAL Trappist Beer tasting (£20 / ticket)

16th, 2pm – The Beer Cavalier Beer History Talk

16th, 7pm – Beer & Food Dinner with Will Devlin of The Small Holding Restaurant (price TBC)

 

THE RAGGED TROUSERS

 

14th – 7pm-9pm – Tap Takeover & Meet the Team with Siren Craft Brew

THE GEORGE

 

13th, 7pm – Long Man Brewery Tap Takeover & Meet The Brewer (free to attend)

13-16th – Beer Through the Ages – Fonthill Brewing (based under The George) will be brewing some historical beers from the archives of Tunbridge Wells Breweries gone by – available on the bar at The George all weekend.

 

PIG & PORTER BREWERY

 

13th – 5pm – Open Evening – come and enjoy some drinks, a BBQ and take a look around the brewery

Pig & Porter will also be releasing a special collaborative beer brewed with the pubs of Tunbridge Wells to celebrate Beer Weekend which will be available in pubs locally throughout the weekend!

PANTILES TAP

 

14th – 7pm – Ascension Cider Meet The Maker

 

THE BEER BOUTIQUE

 

13th – 7pm – TBB Running Club Tour

14th – 5pm – Focus on Hops Talk & Beer Tasting

15th – 5pm – Sour Power Beer Tasting & Talk

16th – 4pm – Ultimate Beer Tasting Quiz

 

THE BEDFORD

 

14th – 16th – Bavarian Beer Festival featuring the finest German beers, Bavarian food & maybe even an Oompah band!

THE ROYAL OAK

 

13th – 16th: Cask Beer Festival featuring 15 ales plus live music Friday, Saturday & Sunday!

15th, 2pm – Let’s Taco About Beer – Taco & Beer Matching with beer writer James Beeson (£15 / ticket)

 

SANKEY’S

 

14th – 7pm – Beer & Music Pairing with Signature Brew

15th – 1pm – Home Brewing Class – hosted by Andy Parker, award winning homebrew champion & owner of Elusive Brewery. Get some pro brewing tips, and check out Andy’s new homebrew book as well!

16th – 2pm – Larkin’s Tap Takeover & Hop Talk with Bob Dockerty

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