The Nelson Arms
Tonbridge, TN9 1UP

The Nelson Arms
Tonbridge, TN9 1UP

Cask beers available

Cask beers available

Porter - 5.5%

Porter

Kent

5.5% abv

A full-bodied porter with coffee and chocolate undertones.

London Special - 4.5%

London Special

Young's, Marston's

4.5% abv

Full flavoured amber ale with toasted nutty malt, stewed apples and pears, balanced by earthy hops and a dry finish. This is a richly flavoursome beer that definitely packs a punch.

NIPA - 5%

NIPA

Rother Valley

5% abv

A traditional IPA brewed with the classic English Admiral hops. Golden in colour, it is both bitter and sweet.

Blonde Star - 4.1%

Blonde Star

Anarchy

4.1% abv

Crisp and fresh, Blonde Star is light in body but certainly not in flavour. Brim-full of lemon, grapefruit, passion fruit and pale malt. Refreshing and satisfying, this was our first beer and it’s still our biggest seller.

Ripper - 8.5%

Ripper

Green Jack

8.5% abv

Ripper is the Green Jack Brewing Company's champion Barley Wine. Inspired by Belgian tripel ales, this multi-award winning brew is dangerously drinkable. Rich amber in colour; Ripper is sweet and fruity with a robust hop character and a warming finish.

The Quiet American - 4.2%

The Quiet American

Kent

4.2% abv

A light and fresh American Pale Ale that is both floral and citrusy with a hint of grapefruit.

Craft Keg available

The Boysen Back In Town - 3.5%

The Boysen Back In Town

Alphabet

3.5% abv

Super sessional sour, co-fermented with Framgarden Kveik yeast and lactic-acid producing bacteria, with a load of boysenberry and blackberry added during fermentation.

Headband - 5.5%

Headband

Verdant

5.5% abv

A juicy and dank pale packed with a trio of US hops. Overripe tropical fruit, a rich mouthfeel and a quick, smooth finish.

Roadie - 4.3%

Roadie

Signature

4.3% abv

A dependable and refreshing road-dog of a beer. Boasting a hard-earned reputation and fit for grafters and road crews the world over, this all-night IPA loads up notes of citrus fruits including grapefruit and lime.

Maple Latte - 6.1%

Maple Latte

Wild Weather

6.1% abv

A viscous and creamy oatmeal stout infused with locally roasted Peruvian espresso, maple and milk sugar.

Hackney Hopster - 4.2%

Hackney Hopster

London Fields

4.2% abv

A pacific pale ale with New Zealand and US hops, the Hopster shows off flavours of grapefruit, lemon zest and gooseberry, with a dry and fresh finish.

Kaltenberg Royal Lager - 4.1%

Kaltenberg Royal Lager

Konig Ludwig*

4.1% abv

A fine example of a classic Bavarian Lager Beer, easy drinking but with a full and rounded palate. Beer fit for a King. A genuine Bavarian Royal Lager, named after Kaltenberg Castle originally built in 1290. Kaltenberg beers are strictly brewed according to the Bavarian purity law of 1516.

Premium Pils - 4.8%

Premium Pils

Warsteiner*

4.8% abv

Pleasantly well-rounded taste profile. Mild, crispy hop tone for a unique slightly tart taste experience. Only top quality ingredients are used in the brewing of this beer. The beer is pleasantly light thanks to especially soft brewing water.

Ciders & Perries available

Strawberry Cider - 4%

Strawberry Cider

Double Vision

4% abv

Medium sweet cider made with strawberries for a wonderful sweet taste to complement the apple.

Chiddingstone Cider - Medium Dry - 7.5%

Chiddingstone Cider - Medium Dry

Castle Cider Co

7.5% abv

Medium dry cider made from a blend of apple varieties from Kent.

Dry Cider - 7%

Dry Cider

Turners

7% abv

Still, light, crisp cider with high acidity and low sweetness.

Rhubarb Cider - 5%

Rhubarb Cider

Turners

5% abv

Blended with fresh-pressed Kentish rhubarb, this cider is sweet, juicy and very refreshing.

Apple Pie Cider - 4%

Apple Pie Cider

Turners

4% abv

Gently spiced with cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and cloves this really is like apple pie in a glass! Can also be warmed up as a mulled cider.

Raspberry - 4%

Raspberry

Double Vision

4% abv

Burst's of sharp raspberry flavour runs through this tasty sweet fruit cider.

Mango Cider - 4%

Mango Cider

Double Vision

4% abv

A medium sweet cider flavoured with mango.

Apple & Oak - 6.7%

Apple & Oak

Sandford Orchards

6.7% abv

A dry vintage cider aged in new oak barrels. Showcasing youthful, ripe, bittersweet apple flavours – complemented by notes of vanilla and toasty oak.

Organic Dry - 6.8%

Organic Dry

Dunkertons

6.8% abv

Carefully blended from a range of traditional cider apples which provide a crisper taste. Sharp, crisp and to the point. Pours with a red hued gold with a very slight haze. This cider is full-bodied with a short-lived fizz from a light carbonation leading to a slightly sparkling drier cider with a rustic cider apple feel.

Silly Moo Unfiltered - 5%

Silly Moo Unfiltered

Silly Moo

5% abv

Lusciously fruit-forward with a pleasing tannic finish, Silly Moo Cider is made by Rachel on her family's farm in Sussex. Naturally cloudy very juicy lightly sparkling real cider from Sussex.

First Press Vintage Cider 2017 - 5.5%

First Press Vintage Cider 2017

Friels

5.5% abv

Award winning light, refreshingly, medium dry vintage cider fermented with a blend of 100% fresh juice from traditional English eating apple varieties, such as Red Falstaff, Katy and Windsor. Made in a limited batch with the first press of the juiciest apples from each season’s harvest of our Herefordshire and Worcestershire orchards.

Coming Soon

1859 Porter - 4.8%

1859 Porter

Harvey's

4.8% abv

A complex, dark and full-bodied beer with prominent roasted malts, reminiscent of date sugars, and a restrained fruitiness.

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