This drink, which we categorise as a 'Porter', has a strength of 4% ABV.
A traditional dark brown winter ale brewed with Crystal and Chocolate Malts, hopped with Kent Northdown, Bramling Cross and Goldings hops for flavour and aroma. Our ‘Puddledock Porter’ takes its name from the village of Puddledock and its association with Westerham’s famous resident, Winston Churchill. The possibility of Churchill’s receiving a dukedom after the war led to speculation about what his son would be known as. After discussions with Churchill, his private secretary reported that Churchill would never accept: “First of all what could he be Duke of? Secondly, even if he were Duke of Westerham, what would Randolph be? He could only be Marquis of Puddledock Lane which was the only other possession he had apart from Chartwell. And thirdly, quite seriously, he wished to die in the House of Commons as Winston Churchill.”
So far, this is one of 41 beers from Westerham Brewery that have been sold at the Bake & Alehouse.
To date, the Bake & Alehouse has supplied -
From THIS brewery:
12 ales with a higher strength
25 ales of this ABV
4 ales with a lower ABV
From ALL breweries:
501 stronger ales
128 ales of this strength
160 weaker ales
13 ales with an unrecorded strength
Records indicate that a barrel of this drink has been available once in the Bake & Alehouse since August 2012
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