The Oast Beer Festival 2023
23 & 24 June 2023
There will be 30 Kent beers, wines and ciders from local breweries including a unique "Toast to the Oast" beer brewed by the Oast team at Four Candles brewery and another locally brewed beer specifically for the festival.
Beer list for 2022 is now available here.
Once inside you can collect your glass and buy vouchers for the beer, cider and wine. The vouchers cost £10 and are cards marked up with amounts from 10p to £1 that total £10. The beer and cider bar is located in the kiln adjacent to the car park, it doesn't take cash and is vouchers only. You can order each beer/cider as pints or halves. When you've chosen your beer or cider please order by the number in the programme and on the barrel and the amount will be marked off your card.
Beers cost between £3.40 and £3.80 depending on the strength
# Brewery Beer ABV Style Notes
1 The Oast Team Toast to the Oast 4.5 Golden Ale Golden sweet IPA specially brewed for the Oast beer festival with Target, Chinook and Mosaic hops. 2022 batch brewed by Karl & Nick.
2 Constellation Indus 3.9 Pale Ale Nice mix of old and new world hops from around the world, makes this pale beer a very easy drinking session IPA.
3 Constellation Draco 4.2 Bitter Traditional Bitter, copper in colour using a blend of the best British hops. Subtle flavour with a slight spice note.
4 Four Candles Amarillo Session 3.9 Pale Ale Single hop beer highlighting the distinct flowery, spicy, tropical, citrus-like flavour and aroma.
5 Four Candles Citra Mosaic 4.8 IPA Two classic hops merged together to give a terrific IPA, balanced and flavourful.
6 Iron Pier Perry Street Pale 3.7 Pale Ale Light and dry with an upfront hit of orange rind, a background hint of pine and some pink grapefruit in the finish.
7 Iron Pier New Evolution 5 IPA Juicy IPA made with US hop varieties giving a bold grapefruit flavour.
8 Kent Session Pale 3.7 Pale Ale A light and hoppy session beer with hints of citrus and elderflower.
9 Kent The Quiet American 4.2 APA A light and fresh American Pale Ale that is both floral and citrusy with a hint of grapefruit.
10 Kent Hazed and Confused 4.6 Pale Ale Hazy blend of tropical hop flavours and smooth oats, produce a cocktail of citrus and stone fruit aromas.
11 Kent Prohibition 4.8 APA A citrusy Pale Ale highly hopped with some of the latest US hop varieties.
12 Musket Ball Puller 4 Bitter Classic Kentish Bitter with a smooth and lingering after taste.
13 Musket Gracious 5.3 IPA Classic English IPA combining traditional Kentish Bramling Cross hops with blackcurrant giving a citrus aroma. Specially brewed for the Jubilee.
14 Nelson Nelson's Blood 6 Strong Ale A strong malty ale that has mellow roast tones. Slightly nutty and fruity with a warming aftertaste.
15 Old Dairy Uber Brew 3.8 Pale Ale Bursting with hops, extremely clean-drinking hoppy pale ale with a strong floral aroma.
16 Old Dairy Jubilee 4 Light & Bitter Very limited edition ‘Light and Bitter’ created in celebration of the Platinum Jubilee by blending a best bitter with a specially brewed light ale.
17 Old Dairy Silver Top 4.5 Stout A delightfully smooth cream stout with flavours of chocolate, coffee and liquorice from a blend of dark roasted English malts.
18 Pig & Porter Skylarking 4 IPA An ultra-pale, super refreshing, session IPA hopped with Ella & Galaxy. Expect hints of tropical fruit, mango, lychee and melon.
19 Pig & Porter Blackbird 4 Stout A dry Irish fulfilling session stout with a delicate roasted coffee flavour using Willamette hops to give a balanced bitterness
20 Ramsgate (Gadds') HPA 3.6 Pale Ale A modern, balanced hoppy pale ale brewed with delicious, juicy US hops. One for the hopheads.
21 Ramsgate (Gadds') Dr Sunshine's Special Friendly 4.2 Wheat Coriander, orange zest, wheat and bags of fruity hops combine with malted barley to create a mellow, soft and refreshing English wheat ale.
22 Ramsgate (Gadds') No. 3 4.4 Pale Ale The true taste of East Kent, this pale ale is brewed simply with pale malt and Goldings hops. It’s fresh, hoppy, clean and bitter.
23 Running Man Hazy Pale 5.1 Pale Ale Hazy unfined (cloudy) pale ale, dry hopped with Citra and Vic Secret giving a bright tropical character of pineapple, pine, and passion fruit.
24 Shivering Sands Knock John 3.5 Amber Ale Session ale, light and fruity with hints of thick cut Seville marmalade with a dry peppery finish.
25 Shivering Sands Celebration Ale 4 Golden Ale Golden session IPA with great aroma, hop flavour and bitterness, giving a pleasant mouthfill with a wide range of fruity citrusy flavours.
26 Shivering Sands Estuary Porter 4.1 Porter Dark and rich Porter with mild notes of roasted grains, chocolate and toffee, and undertones of coffee and licorice with a nice hoppy finish.
27 Tonbridge Golden Rule 3.5 Golden Ale A crisp tasting golden ale with a caramel malt flavour. English Cascade and French Aramis hops provide a delicate floral and light citrus finish.
28 Tonbridge Easy Street 3.9 Pale Ale A pale golden ale with delicate hints of citrus, stone fruit and mint, and a light floral aroma.
29 Tonbridge Rustic 4 Bitter Rich deep bronze coloured country ale with a delicate spiciness.
30 Wantsum 1381 3.8 Pale Ale Session IPA full of fruit and citrus hop aroma and flavour provided by the Mosaic & Centennial American Hops.
31 Wantsum Hurricane 4.5 Golden Ale Refreshing IPA using Mosaic & Citra Hops, packing a citrus punch. Oats in the Mash give a smooth mouthfeel and plenty of body to the Beer.