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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.

pardonersThe Pardoner's Ale

Canterbury Ales : Pardoner's Ale ABV 3.8% "dry, fruity pale ale"
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 Pardoner's Ale', a light pale ale, with honey notes giving way to spicy, orange & citrus hops.

pardonersThe Pardoner's Ale

Canterbury Ales : Pardoner's Ale ABV 3.8% "dry, fruity pale ale"
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 Pardoner's Ale', a light pale ale, with honey notes giving way to spicy, orange & citrus hops.

Bronco BusterBronco Buster

Ascot Brewing Co. : Bronco Buster ABV 4.8% "US style IPA"
The Ascot Brewing Company is a multi award-winning, Surrey based micro-brewery established in 2007. They brew with unbridled passion using the finest blended malts and whole flower hops to bring you unique beers of exceptional quality. Their love of traditional English ales and craft beers has inspired a line-up of racing themed core beers and seasonal releases. From them come 'Bronco Buster; an IPA brewed with Munich and Vienna malts, loads of lovely hops in the copper then dry hopped with buckets of Citra and Nelson Sauvin.

Bronco BusterBronco Buster

Ascot Brewing Co. : Bronco Buster ABV 4.8% "US style IPA"
The Ascot Brewing Company is a multi award-winning, Surrey based micro-brewery established in 2007. They brew with unbridled passion using the finest blended malts and whole flower hops to bring you unique beers of exceptional quality. Their love of traditional English ales and craft beers has inspired a line-up of racing themed core beers and seasonal releases. From them come 'Bronco Buster; an IPA brewed with Munich and Vienna malts, loads of lovely hops in the copper then dry hopped with buckets of Citra and Nelson Sauvin.

Pearl of KentPearl of Kent

Whitstable Brewery : Pearl of Kent ABV 4.5% "tropical fruit flavours"
The Maidstone-based Whitstable Brewery started ten years ago and have expanded to a range of prize-winning cask ales and keg beers despatched to all parts of the world-famous Whitstable Oyster Company and to an ever-growing number of Free Houses, Farm Shops, Farmer’s Markets and restaurants in Kent, Surrey and London. From them comes 'Pearl of Kent', its tropical fruit flavours distinguish this light-coloured and well rounded premium beer – a jewel amongst ales.

Pearl of KentPearl of Kent

Whitstable Brewery : Pearl of Kent ABV 4.5% "tropical fruit flavours"
The Maidstone-based Whitstable Brewery started ten years ago and have expanded to a range of prize-winning cask ales and keg beers despatched to all parts of the world-famous Whitstable Oyster Company and to an ever-growing number of Free Houses, Farm Shops, Farmer’s Markets and restaurants in Kent, Surrey and London. From them comes 'Pearl of Kent', its tropical fruit flavours distinguish this light-coloured and well rounded premium beer – a jewel amongst ales.

Summer TopSummer Top

Old Dairy Brewery : Summer Top ABV 3.6% "light, golden"
The Old Dairy Brewery started out in 2010 in an old milking parlour deep in the Kent countryside. From them comes Summer Top; pull up a deck chair and relax. Brewed with smooth Maris Otter malts balanced perfectly with distinctive Cascade hops for a delicious citrusy flavour, Summer Top is the perfect summer beer to refresh you on a warm summer’s day. Light, golden and very drinkable.

Summer TopSummer Top

Old Dairy Brewery : Summer Top ABV 3.6% "light, golden"
The Old Dairy Brewery started out in 2010 in an old milking parlour deep in the Kent countryside. From them comes Summer Top; pull up a deck chair and relax. Brewed with smooth Maris Otter malts balanced perfectly with distinctive Cascade hops for a delicious citrusy flavour, Summer Top is the perfect summer beer to refresh you on a warm summer’s day. Light, golden and very drinkable.