Sunday, 30 December 2007
Regulars - Gadds' Number 3 Pale Ale
First brewed in 2002.
A 5% pale ale, surprisingly easy drinking for its strength and very refreshing. The hops are 100% Goldings, the house favourite and from Humphrey's farm in Shatterling (opposite the Frog & Orange on the Wingham Road).
This was the brew that got us up and running all those years ago and whilst some say it's changed over time, I maintain it's still essentially the same. Maybe it got more bitter, more hoppy, with a little more body, but maybe it needed that. Still, a cracking pint as confirmed by the Society of Independent Brewers who gave it a National Silver Medal last year.