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The Plough (Freehouse)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Hopdaemon - Skrimshander IPAExceptional1
Canterbury Ales (sometimes badged as Canterbrew) - The Wife of Bath's AleExceptional1
Westerham - Bohemian RhapsodyExcellent1
Kent - CobnutExcellent1
Musket - Flintlock Best BitterExcellent1
Tonbridge - RusticExcellent1
Hop Fuzz - Old American PaleExcellent1
Whitstable - Native BitterExcellent1
Mad Cat - Pow Wow Session Pale AleExcellent1
Rockin Robin - Reckless RobinExcellent1
Old Dairy - Gold TopExcellent1
Canterbury Ales (sometimes badged as Canterbrew) - SauvinGood1
Musket - Muzzleloader (superseded by 4.5% version)Good1
Canterbury Ales (sometimes badged as Canterbrew) - The Friar's AleGood1
Old Dairy - Red TopGood1
Kent - ZingiberNot Tried0
Whitstable - Pearl of KentNot Tried0
Whitstable - East India Pale AleNot Tried0
Whitstable - ChallengerNot Tried0
Tonbridge - Alsace GoldNot Tried0
Canterbury Ales (sometimes badged as Canterbrew) - The Merchant's AleNot Tried0
Hopdaemon - IncubusNot Tried0
Old Dairy - Blue TopNot Tried0
Tonbridge - CoppernobNot Tried0
Old Dairy - Sun TopNot Tried0
Old Dairy - Copper TopNot Tried0
Picture 1. The Plough, Stalisfield Green, Kent
Picture 2. The Plough, Stalisfield Green, Kent

Visits Details

20 May 2015 (Wittenden)
Evening on a May Wednesday:we were greeted by the Anvil Chorus, as a group of would-be mixologists were instructed in the dark art of cocktail making.I doubt if much learnt will be remembered by morning.Great pub.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Rockin Robin - Reckless Robin4.50ExcellentA new brewery for me. I'd always thought that Rockin Robin produced "traditional" beers. This was earthy, but in a contemporary manner.Grand.
Canterbury Ales (sometimes badged as Canterbrew) - The Friar's Ale4.30GoodMid brown, tropical fruits.Hoppy finish.
Whitstable - Pearl of Kent4.50Not Tried
13 Sep 2014 (Wittenden)
Clearing up after the farmers market. I like this pub.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Tonbridge - Rustic4.00ExcellentDarkish, earthy best bitter.Spicy , hedge fruit.Almost 5x
Old Dairy - Blue Top4.80Not Tried
Old Dairy - Copper Top4.10Not Tried
09 Aug 2014 (Wittenden)
After the farmers market.We enjoyed the beer and fish 'n' chips and discussed elderly dogs falling down stairs.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Westerham - Bohemian Rhapsody4.00ExcellentI'm not a lager drinker, but really enjoyed this: the first lager I've tried that doesn't have that unpleasant grainy metallic backtaste. Gentle hops with a long bitter finish.
Musket - Muzzleloader (superseded by 4.5% version)5.00GoodChestnut brown strong 'un.Arboreal, smoky. Malt driven.
Old Dairy - Sun Top3.60Not Tried
12 Jul 2014 (Wittenden)
Busy with late breakfasters and early lunchers after our stint at the farmers market.Always a good selection of Kentish beers.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Canterbury Ales (sometimes badged as Canterbrew) - The Wife of Bath's Ale3.90ExceptionalI'd been waiting to try this beer for ages:golden,marmaladey ardent hops.Long bitter finish.Grand condition.
Old Dairy - Blue Top4.80Not Tried
Tonbridge - Coppernob3.80Not Tried
14 Jun 2014 (Wittenden)
The family came up for lunch after the Farmers Market. Busy on a gloomy June Saturday.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Mad Cat - Pow Wow Session Pale Ale3.60ExcellentFruity, nettley hops.Nice.
Hopdaemon - Incubus4.00Not Tried
Old Dairy - Blue Top4.80Not Tried
10 May 2014 (Wittenden)
Good to get out of the wind after the farmers market:busy on a Saturday lunchtime.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Hop Fuzz - Old American Pale4.20ExcellentMid brown, plenty of arboreal hops.Almost 4.5 star.
Tonbridge - Alsace Gold4.00Not Tried
Canterbury Ales (sometimes badged as Canterbrew) - The Merchant's Ale4.00Not Tried
12 Apr 2014 (Wittenden)
Post-farmers market pint on a Saturday lunchtime.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Musket - Flintlock Best Bitter4.20ExcellentA new Kent brewery for me. Pleasantly hoppy. Some marmalade.
Whitstable - East India Pale Ale4.10Not Tried
Whitstable - Challenger4.40Not Tried
20 Jul 2013 (Wittenden)
Lunchtime on the first Saturday we haven't had to work for ages. Pleasantly busy with walkers, locals and the cat.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Old Dairy - Gold Top4.30ExcellentCitrussy golden ale of the moment:prime.
Old Dairy - Red Top3.80GoodNice old school bitter: deep and moreish.
Canterbury Ales (sometimes badged as Canterbrew) - Sauvin5.00GoodVery hoppy pale ale:melons 'n' bubble gum. A poorman's Kipling?
01 Jan 2013 (Wittenden)
Busy with diners (and the pub cat) on a sunny New Years Day. Unfortunately we hadn't booked, so we had a pint and continued our walk along the Downs. Good pub.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Whitstable - Native Bitter3.70ExcellentDecent brown session bitter.Earthy hops:toffee. I don't seem to see many Whitstable beers, even though they are brewed just up the road from us.Good stuff.
Whitstable - Pearl of Kent4.50Not Tried
01 Jan 2012 (Wittenden)
Back onto the top of the Downs for a New Year's Day lunch and walk in the rain.The pub was busy with diners and drinkers enjoying good Kentish food and drink.The cat was on fine form.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Hopdaemon - Skrimshander IPA4.50ExceptionalA lovely grassy, biscuity IPA. One of my favourite Kentish beers at the moment.
Kent - Cobnut4.10ExcellentDark ruby. Malt driven, with bold rasping hops.My first experience of this intriguing brewery.
Kent - Zingiber4.10Not TriedI had a taster of this: a good balance of hop and spice, though not really to my taste.

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About The Plough

The pub sign. The Plough, Stalisfield Green, Kent

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional4
Excellent10
Good5
Acceptable-
Poor-

Website.

The pub is found in Stalisfield Green, Kent, ME13 0HY.

A large 15th Century pub with camping at the rear.

We have visited this pub 13 times, seen 30 different beers and tried 18 of them.

Map location

Postcode: ME13 0HY