One for the diary – our fantastic DARK LIFE festival is scheduled to return for 2023 in February. Last year we showcased over 60 of our favourite, rare, dark and delicious beers across the pubs over the month. We played Dark Life Bingo for prizes, we drank some of the finest dark beer in cask …
GIPSY HILL BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS!
We’re helping celebrate Gipsy Hills’ 8th Birthday. We’re big fans of this South London outfit and we’re looking forward to sharing some rather great beers with you all… From their excellent core range through to some rather special beers brewed just for the day itself – including a Strawberry Shortcake Sour with Happy Endings (who …
VERDANT – FULL MOON VERTICAL TASTING
We’re huge fans of everything Verdant do here at Fuggles. With that in mind we’ve a couple of exciting releases coming up for you all. First off, on the 20th January we’ll be doing a ‘vertical tasting’ of the entire ‘Moon’ series of beers – so that means we’ll have 10 Watt Moon, 20 Watt …
BALTIC PORTER DAY with PöHJALA
Baltic Porter is a style that has been an important part of Pöhjala’s story since day one, and this year they’re beginning an annual celebration of that – Baltic Porter Day! Please join us for the celebrations on Saturday 15th January and share their love of long dark nights and strong beers! Tartu, Estonia is …
8th TJs Winter Festival
After two dry years due to that cursed lockdown TJs are delighted to announce that we will again be hosting our very own TJs Beer Festival on Friday 4th and Saturday 5th February 2022 down at the club. As in previous years it will be held in the warm (and dry) clubhouse, whatever the weather! …
Home Brewer Evening
Calling all home brewers!! Our home brewing evenings are back!! This Thursday from 7.30pm in our function room upstairs, join your brother brewers to taste and talk about all things brewing!!
A brief blog about beer!
I met with the general manager of The Beer Seller this week, a new pub coming to Tonbridge High Street, to be situated on the site of John Angell jewellers, and due to open mid December. Jamie and the team are busy refurbishing the inside – it’s going to be unlike anywhere else we have already! – and sourcing quality libation.
Beercause it’s ale for a great cause! (I know, terrible.)
Warning! This blog is not for the cynical – it’s very positive! Community spirit, creative people, generous businesses. But it does all start with a sad story.
The Dovecote, Capel, 2 September 2017
The Dovecote is hidden away on the road between Tudeley and Capel, almost blending into a row of cottages. Mr EAT and I had a date night and as I was willing to drive, we decided to try somewhere further afield, new to us and somewhere that I hadn’t heard any of you discuss. This very welcoming and homely pub was a pleasant surprise.
What I’ve Learnt This Year
Firstly, thank you very much for such a positive reaction to last week’s blog. In light of the awful events this week, being kind seems all the more important so whether you spread the blog or not, at least just spread the message.