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The Plough (Wellington Pub Company)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Greene King - Abbot AleExcellent1
Loddon - HullabalooExcellent1
Moorhouse's - Pride of PendleExcellent1
Old Mill - Winter WarmerExcellent1
Titanic - CentenaryExcellent1
Shepherd Neame - SpitfireExcellent2
Tonbridge - Plough BitterExcellent3
Dark Star - Hophead (some, if not all, also brewed by Fuller's)Excellent1
Loddon - Gravesend Shrimpers BitterGood1
Caledonian - XPAGood1
Shepherd Neame - Amber AleGood1
Robinsons - EnigmaGood1
Yates' (Isle of Wight) (some beers brewed at Goddards) - Golden BitterGood1
Wadworth - SwordfishGood1
Jennings - Cockle WarmerGood1
Acorn - Barnsley BitterAcceptable1
Rockin Robin - Rock A HulaAcceptable1
WharfeBank - Tether BlondAcceptable1
Rudgate - Pillage PorterAcceptable1
Jennings - La'al Cockle WarmerAcceptable1
Musket - TriggerPoor1
Shepherd Neame - Christmas AleNot Tried0
Westerham - God's Wallop (see now 4% entry)Not Tried0
Plain Ales - Sheep DipNot Tried0
Thwaites - Lancaster Bomber (please now use the Banks's entry)Not Tried0
Brains - The Rev James OriginalNot Tried0
Archers - EmpireNot Tried0
Eagle (was Wells & Young's, was Charles Wells, was Wells) - Courage Best BitterNot Tried0
Caledonian - 80/-Not Tried0
Archers - GoldNot Tried0
Caledonian - Golden SunNot Tried0
Daleside - Pride of EnglandNot Tried0
Eagle (was Wells & Young's, was Charles Wells, was Wells) - Bombardier (was Bombardier Glorious English)Not Tried0
Musket - Fife & Drum Golden AleNot Tried0
Jennings - Cocky BlondeNot Tried0
Picture 1. The Plough, Langley, Kent

Visits Details

10 Jul 2015 (Tobes)
Quick stop after work.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Caledonian - XPA4.30GoodOk another hazy looking beer.
Rockin Robin - Rock A Hula4.00AcceptableHad half seemed tired, looked hazy, smelt nice.
Jennings - Cocky Blonde4.00Not Triedordered half, very hazy tasted sent back and taken off. Seems to be some problems behind the scenes with the quality of ale here had a very similar experience a couple of weeks ago.
13 Jun 2015 (Tobes)
BeerABVScoreNotes
Musket - Trigger3.60PoorClearly something wrong with it, should have taken it back. End barrel? very cloudy.
Eagle (was Wells & Young's, was Charles Wells, was Wells) - Bombardier (was Bombardier Glorious English)4.10Not Tried
Musket - Fife & Drum Golden Ale3.80Not Tried
Musket - Fife & Drum Golden Ale3.80Not Tried
16 Feb 2013 (Pedro)
Lunchtime
BeerABVScoreNotes
Jennings - Cockle Warmer4.20Good
Eagle (was Wells & Young's, was Charles Wells, was Wells) - Courage Best Bitter4.00Not Tried
Shepherd Neame - Spitfire4.20Not Tried
15 Feb 2013 (Dosser)
BeerABVScoreNotes
Jennings - La'al Cockle Warmer6.50AcceptableLabel said 4.2.
15 Jul 2012 (Alenomore)
1730 visit. Having been to an event at the nearby Headcorn Aerodrome, we popped in here en-route home. My first visit and very pleasant too. Carvery noted for £8.45 as well.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Shepherd Neame - Spitfire4.20ExcellentMy chauffer had this and she thought it was spot on.
Tonbridge - Plough Bitter3.60ExcellentVery good for 3.6%.
Eagle (was Wells & Young's, was Charles Wells, was Wells) - Courage Best Bitter4.00Not Tried
Caledonian - 80/-4.10Not Tried
Archers - Gold4.00Not Tried
Caledonian - Golden Sun4.30Not Tried
21 Jun 2012 (Pedro)
Evening
BeerABVScoreNotes
Dark Star - Hophead (some, if not all, also brewed by Fuller's)3.80Excellent
Loddon - Hullabaloo4.20Excellent
Moorhouse's - Pride of Pendle4.10Excellent
Daleside - Pride of England4.00Not Tried
Tonbridge - Plough Bitter3.60Not Tried
27 Apr 2012 (Pedro)
Lunchtime
BeerABVScoreNotes
Titanic - Centenary4.50Excellent
Thwaites - Lancaster Bomber (please now use the Banks's entry)4.40Not Tried
Brains - The Rev James Original4.50Not Tried
Tonbridge - Plough Bitter3.60Not Tried
Archers - Empire4.70Not Tried
15 Apr 2012 (Pedro)
afternoon - good chat to resident grumpy old men!
BeerABVScoreNotes
Shepherd Neame - Spitfire4.20Excellent
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Excellent
Shepherd Neame - Amber Ale4.50GoodHandwritten pump clip said Blonde Ale but as I haven't heard of it and the beer wasn't blonde guessing it was Amber!
Tonbridge - Plough Bitter3.60Good
Robinsons - Enigma4.30Good
WharfeBank - Tether Blond4.10Acceptable
18 Feb 2012 (Pedro)
Returned several beers but later they were ok so probably a pulling through issue.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Loddon - Gravesend Shrimpers Bitter4.10Good
Yates' (Isle of Wight) (some beers brewed at Goddards) - Golden Bitter4.00Good
Acorn - Barnsley Bitter3.80Acceptable
Rudgate - Pillage Porter4.00Acceptable
Plain Ales - Sheep Dip3.80Not Tried
Tonbridge - Plough Bitter3.60Not Tried
29 Dec 2011 (Pedro)
Afternoon - been hearing good reports so popped along, licensee been in 5 weeks and immediate added three more handpumps (up to 6) which he hopes trade will allow. Cavery coming in Jan !
BeerABVScoreNotes
Old Mill - Winter Warmer5.00Excellent
Tonbridge - Plough Bitter3.60ExcellentFresh on and a little young, guess it's same as Three in a Bed at Crown Otford !
Wadworth - Swordfish5.00Good
Shepherd Neame - Christmas Ale5.00Not Tried
Westerham - God's Wallop (see now 4% entry)4.30Not Tried

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About The Plough

The pub sign. The Plough, Langley, Kent

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional-
Excellent10
Good8
Acceptable6
Poor1

Website.

The pub is found in Langley, Kent, ME17 3LX.

A Grade II listed, weather-boarded pub in Sutton Road situated at a crossroads but has parking at the rear. On entering from the car park, there is a bar area with some tables and at the far end the restaurant is to be found. Re-opened in November 2016 with a significant move towards top chef cuisine.

We have visited this pub 11 times, seen 37 different beers and tried 22 of them.

Map location

Postcode: ME17 3LX