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Information on this page is as was understood to be correct in or about 2017. It may have changed since as this database is no longer maintained. Nelson
Founded 1995 as Flagship brewery. Went into liquidation in 2003. The assets and premises were bought by the current owners, who kept roughly the same beer range. Possibly the only British brewery located in a dockyard?
114 Real Ales recorded
(plus 12 aliases)
The Grand Ale 4.4% Produced for the Grand Hotel. Presumably in Chatham, though this isn't made clear on the website. 1805 5.5% Aden Ale 5.1% Admiral 3.8% (AKA Paddlesteamer Bitter) Admiral IPA 4% Admiral's Pumpkin 4.8% Baggywinkle 4.5% Barge Special Birthday Boy 4.9% Bitter 3.7% Black Jack 5.4% Blantyre Bevy Blue Anchor Ale 4.3% Brewed for the Blue Anchor. Presumably in Chatham, though this isn't made clear on the website. BST 4.4% Buccaneer Bunny 4.2% Capstan Ale 3.8% Cat O' Nine Tails 4% Cat O' Nine Tails Festival 4.4% Charing Ale 4% Produced for the Oak at Charing. Cock's Delight 3.5% (AKA Dockyard Matey, Riverside Rollocks) Colossus 4.3% Conqueror 4% Cooling's Only Cask 4.0% Core Commando 4.4% Crow's Nest Ale 4.8% Cutlass 4% Dartford Creek 4.0% Dasher 4.5% Defiance 3.7% Destroyer 4.0% Dockyard Matey 3.5% (AKA Cock's Delight, Riverside Rollocks) Dogwatch Stout 4.5% Dover Patrol 5.5% Dumper's Depth Charge 5.6% Elephant's Kiss 3.8% (AKA Kiss Me Hardy) England Expects 4.2% Ensigh Ale 4.2% (AKA Hardy's Kiss) Extinguisher 4.0% February Flipover 5.8% Festive 4.4% Fort Amherst Special 4.5% Friggin' in the Riggin' 4.7% Friggin' Millennium 5.0% (AKA Shipwrecked,Shipwrecked Santa) Friggin' Yuletide 5.5% Futtock Ale 5.2% Galley Slave 3.8% Gangplank Ale 5.8% Gold 5.0% Golden Galleon 4.3% Golden Rivet 4.5% Gravesend Grog 4.1% Hardy's Kiss 4.2% (AKA Ensigh Ale) Helmsman 3.5% High & Dry 4.6% Hod's On 5.0% (AKA Jay's Revenge,Mother's Folly) Hogsmill 6.6% IPA 4.8% Jack Knife 4.1% Jammin' Jack 4.3% Jay's Revenge 5.0% (AKA Mother's Folly, Hod's On) Jingle Ale 3.8% Joshua Ale 4.2% (AKA Spanker) Hardy's kiss with an extra hop additive. Known as Joshua Ale at the Barge, Gillingham. Just Ale 4.5% Based on the Spring Pride recipe, this was a special brew to mark the 1400th anniversary of the founding of Rochester Cathedral. Kiss Me Hardy 3.8% (AKA Elephant's Kiss) Lady Hamilton 4.1% Loose Cannon 4.4% Lutine Lemon 4.1% Master Mate Mild 3.7% Midshipman Mild 4% Moby Dick 4.4% Mother's Folly 5.0% (AKA Jay's Revenge, Hod's On) Mutineer's Revenge 5% Nelson Bitter 3.7% A trial brew that was superseded by Rochester Bitter. Nelson's Blood 6% (AKA Sid's Chang, Trafalgar Day Brew) Nelson's Blood Extra 7.1% Nelson's Xmas Blood 6.1% Created for the 2007 Pig's Ear Beer Festival. No 23 Spring Ale 4.4% Oakum Floatum 4.7% Old Sea Dog Stout 5.5% Paddlesteamer Bitter 3.8% (AKA Admiral) Pembroke Festive Porter 4.4% Pembroke Old Ale 4.4% Pieces Of Eight 3.8% Play With Fire 4.2% Powder Monkey 4.4% Press Gang 4.3% Purser's Pudding Ale 4% Purser's Pussy Porter 5.1% Revenge 4% Riverside Rollocks 3.5% (AKA Dockyard Matey,Cock's Delight) Rochester Bitter 3.7% Rudolph's Revenge 7.0% Santa's Rum Salvo 4.7% Santa's Salvo 4.5% Sea Shanty 4.6% Shipwrecked 5.0% (AKA Shipwrecked Santa, Friggin' Millennium) Shipwrecked Santa 5.0% (AKA Shipwrecked, Friggin' Millennium) Shiver M' Timbers 4.7% Sid & Mad 4.3% Sid's Chang 6% (AKA Nelson's Blood, Trafalgar Day Brew) Smoke On The Water 4.0% Sovereign Gold 5.0% Spanker 4.2% (AKA Joshua Ale) Hardy's kiss with an extra hop additive. Known as Joshua Ale at the Barge, Gillingham. Special Ale 3.5% Spinnaker 4% Splice The Mainbrace 4.5% Spook Ale 4.4% Spring Pride 4.0% Swagger 5.0% Swashbuckler 4.5% Sway 4.5% Task Force 25 5.5% Temeraire 4% Temptress 4% Thunderer 4.2% Trafalgar Bitter 4.1% Trafalgar Day Brew 6% (AKA Sid's Chang,Nelson's Blood) Trafalgar Extra 5.0% Unstable Lad 4.2% VE Special 4.0% Vengeance 4.8% Victory Dark Mild 3.5% Wellington Boot White Cliffs Special 5.7% Brewed for the 2004 White Cliffs Winter Beer Festival. White Cliffs Strong Ale 6.0% Brewed for the 2004 White Cliffs Winter Beer Festival. Witch's Brew 5.0%