The Sussex Arms
Tunbridge Wells, TN2 5TE

The Sussex Arms
Tunbridge Wells, TN2 5TE

Cask Beers Available

Cask Beers Available

Hollow Stone - Skylight 33

Skylight 33 - 3.3%

Skylight 33

Hollow Stone

3.3% abv

Our summer session ale. This light easy drinking beer is perfect when the sun comes out. Gluten free and vegan friendly.

Brew York - Micklegate

Micklegate - 3.4%


Brew York

3.4% abv

A complex dark mild with a robust nutty, caramel and coffee profile that punches beyond what you might expect for its low ABV.

Fonthill - Good Morning Captain

Good Morning Captain - 3.8%

Good Morning Captain


3.8% abv

A light sessionable pale ale, dual hopped with Cascade and Amarillo.

Long Man - Best Bitter

Best Bitter - 4%

Best Bitter

Long Man

4% abv

Perfectly balanced with a complex bittersweet malty taste, fragrant hops and a characteristic long deep finish. A traditional Sussex style Best Bitter.

Craft Keg Available

Tiny Rebel - Hop Hut Summer Slam

Hop Hut Summer Slam - 5.5%

Hop Hut Summer Slam

Tiny Rebel

5.5% abv

A refreshing IPA blending Simcoe and Idaho 7 together to give you that amazing stone fruit on the nose with citrus and orange peel on the front and a bit of mango sweetness on the finish. Vegan friendly.

Beavertown - Neck Oil

Neck Oil - 4.3%

Neck Oil


4.3% abv

A light and zingy go to IPA. Extra pale base malts are used to keep it crisp and give the hops a great platform to dance on. Masses of hop additions during the whirlpool and a huge dose of dry hops make this a brilliantly 'easy' IPA. Hops: Columbus, Centennial, Simcoe, Amarillo, Galaxy, Vic Secret and Mosaic. Vegan friendly.

Ciders & Perries Available

Perry's - Grey Heron

Grey Heron - 5.5%

Grey Heron


5.5% abv

A single-orchard cider pressed from a blend of the best Redstreak and Dabinett apples grown at Perry's Knowles St. Giles orchard located five minutes away from the farm (by tractor). The resulting cider is a fruity, expressing both apple varieties in its well-balanced sweetness.

Westons - Stowford Press

Stowford Press - 4.5%

Stowford Press


4.5% abv

A refreshing medium-dry sparkling cider that is bursting with the delicious flavour of crisp cider apples.

Coming Soon

Moor - Revival

Revival - 3.4%



3.4% abv

A modern reimagining of a classic session bitter, combining American hops with a British sense of balance and drinkability. Vegan friendly.

Thornbridge - Jaipur Noir

Jaipur Noir - 5.9%

Jaipur Noir


5.9% abv

A black IPA. Our flagship beer has had a makeover to celebrate its 19th birthday! For this special batch we have added an array of dark malts to the brew to give this version it’s unique look alongside the classic Jaipur flavours. Hops: Chinook, Centennial, Ahtanum, Simcoe and Columbus.

Downlands - Revival

Revival - 4.8%



4.8% abv

A classic recipe from 2005. A well hopped retro American pale ale. Collaboration with Evening Star and Rob Jones.

Wilde Child - Resplendent Perspective

Resplendent Perspective - 3.8%

Resplendent Perspective

Wilde Child

3.8% abv

Easy drinking English blonde ale hopped with Goldings and First Gold hops. Vegan friendly.

Attic - Dawn

Dawn - 4.2%



4.2% abv

A bright, light and refreshing golden ale. A perfect antidote to all those mince pies. Vegan friendly.

Left Handed Giant - Golden Mild

Golden Mild - 3.4%

Golden Mild

Left Handed Giant

3.4% abv

A classic golden mild, using floor-malted Maris Otter barley and British Endeavour, Goldings and Bramling Cross hops. Providing a rich gold hue, with notes of honey, fresh barley and hedgerow delights. Vegan friendly.

Ampersand - First Promise

First Promise - 4.2%

First Promise


4.2% abv

A golden Bitter brewed with Golden Promise malt and hopped with First Gold. Vegan friendly.

Distortion - Nectaron

Nectaron - 5% (keg)

Nectaron (keg)


5% abv

A New England IPA using the in demand Nectaron hops from New Zealand, paired with Bru-1, so expect plenty of tropical flavours from both. A one-off special to celebrate our 3rd birthday. Vegan friendly.

Mobru - Mo Strawberry Beer

Mo Strawberry Beer - 4% (keg)

Mo Strawberry Beer (keg)


4% abv

Real strawberry juice is added to the traditional Witbier base to deliver a full fruity drink with a vibrant red colour, a pink foamy head and a delicious fruit aroma. Sweet yet balanced, smooth and gently carbonated, it looks and smells as good as it tastes.

Thornbridge - Green Mountain Alcohol Free

Green Mountain Alcohol Free - 0.5% (keg)

Green Mountain Alcohol Free (keg)


0.5% abv

A fantastic alcohol free version of our session IPA which encompasses the same great juicy and tropical flavours of the original. After some detailed recipe development, we’re very happy with the results. It pours a beautiful hazy gold, with the classic aromas of mango and pineapple leading to a soft and well-rounded mouthfeel. Alcohol free and vegan friendly.

Loud Shirt - EXP16

EXP16 - 5.9% (keg)

EXP16 (keg)

Loud Shirt

5.9% abv

The latest in our award-winning EXP(erimental) line - EXP16 - is made up of a unique blend of five American hops: Citra, Mosaic, Idaho-7, Calypso and Chinook, providing a pillowy yet punchy New England IPA, with a peach, nectarine and mango finish. Vegan friendly.

Snails Bank - Rhubarb

Rhubarb - 4%


Snails Bank

4% abv

A real apple cider infused with tart rhubarb and blended with vanilla for a smooth session cider.

Pulp - Peach Mojito

Peach Mojito - 3.4%

Peach Mojito


3.4% abv

A sweet fruity twist on the classic Mojito. A refreshing cider cocktail giving the taste of summer, peach, lime, and rum flavoured cider.


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