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The Phoenix, 67 Old Dover Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 3DB
The Phoenix, 67 Old Dover Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 3DB

As a Free House, we are very keen to promote Real Ales and host beer festivals at least four times a year, including our Christmas ale themed festival, our Wicked Brew Beer and Music Fest featuring beers from Kent Breweries, the War of the Roses Beer Festival for the May Day Bank Holiday and our 'Canstock' music festival.

The Phoenix


A selection of our featured ales this month
Not all ales listed will be available throughout the month, we have a fast moving selection of real ales and those featured are amongst those on tap, waiting in the cellar or expected.

miller's aleThe Miller's Ale

Canterbury Ales : The Miller's Ale ABV 4.2% "rich red bitter"
Established in 2010, The Canterbury Ales have been making our range of hand-crafted ales for pubs all over Kent for more than five years. As well as their range of "character" beers named after the pilgrims in The Canterbury Tales they produce regular monthly specials which have proved hugely popular. From them comes 'The Miller's Ale', a rich red bitter with toffee malts, rich fruity hops and a smooth bitter finish.

miller's aleThe Miller's Ale

Canterbury Ales : The Miller's Ale ABV 4.2% "rich red bitter"
Established in 2010, The Canterbury Ales have been making our range of hand-crafted ales for pubs all over Kent for more than five years. As well as their range of "character" beers named after the pilgrims in The Canterbury Tales they produce regular monthly specials which have proved hugely popular. From them comes 'The Miller's Ale', a rich red bitter with toffee malts, rich fruity hops and a smooth bitter finish.

tonbridgecoppernobTonbridge Traditional

Tonbridge Brewery : Traditional ABV 3.6% "mild citrus finish"
Established in 2010 in Tonbridge and expanded in 2013 with new premises in East Peckham, Kent, the Tonbridge Brewery aims to produce distinctive, high quality ales brewed predominantly with Kent grown hops and a strain of live yeast that originated from the Barclay Perkins Brewery. From them comes 'Traditional', an easy drinking, refreshing English style ale with a light toffee maltiness. Kentish Golding and Challenger hops provide a floral and mild citrus finish.

tonbridgecoppernobTonbridge Traditional

Tonbridge Brewery : Traditional ABV 3.6% "mild citrus finish"
Established in 2010 in Tonbridge and expanded in 2013 with new premises in East Peckham, Kent, the Tonbridge Brewery aims to produce distinctive, high quality ales brewed predominantly with Kent grown hops and a strain of live yeast that originated from the Barclay Perkins Brewery. From them comes 'Traditional', an easy drinking, refreshing English style ale with a light toffee maltiness. Kentish Golding and Challenger hops provide a floral and mild citrus finish.

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Old Dairy Brewery : Über Brew ABV 3.8% "bursting with hops"
The Old Dairy Brewery started out in 2010 in an old milking parlour deep in the Kent countryside. From them comes Über Brew, a beer bursting with hops, an extremely clean-drinking hoppy pale ale with a strong floral aroma. Full-bodied and full-flavoured yet gentle enough to make it a stunning session beer, featuring Citra, Chinook and Equinox hops. Winner of the Bronze in the Cask standard bitters and pale ales category at the SIBA South East Awards 2017.

uberÜber Brew

Old Dairy Brewery : Über Brew ABV 3.8% "bursting with hops"
The Old Dairy Brewery started out in 2010 in an old milking parlour deep in the Kent countryside. From them comes Über Brew, a beer bursting with hops, an extremely clean-drinking hoppy pale ale with a strong floral aroma. Full-bodied and full-flavoured yet gentle enough to make it a stunning session beer, featuring Citra, Chinook and Equinox hops. Winner of the Bronze in the Cask standard bitters and pale ales category at the SIBA South East Awards 2017.

OspreyOsprey

Cotleigh Brewery : Osprey ABV 5.0% "huge hop loveliness"
Cotleigh have been brewing in the West Country for over 35 years and have an extensive line up based around their core brands with ornithological themed names. From them comes Osprey Strong Ale, rich in flavour, this strong ale is always welcomed when it returns to the pumps. Described as a 'strong golden coloured bitter which is clean and refreshing with a generous, well hopped bitterness'.

OspreyOsprey

Cotleigh Brewery : Osprey ABV 5.0% "huge hop loveliness"
Cotleigh have been brewing in the West Country for over 35 years and have an extensive line up based around their core brands with ornithological themed names. From them comes Osprey Strong Ale, rich in flavour, this strong ale is always welcomed when it returns to the pumps. Described as a 'strong golden coloured bitter which is clean and refreshing with a generous, well hopped bitterness'.