The Rifle Volunteers Beer

Goachers Brewery has been in operation in Maidstone since 1983. A family affair the Goachers family use traditional brewery methods that are being passed down through generations maintaining the integrity of Kentish Real Ale.

Real Mild (3.4% abv)

A full flavoured dark mild brewed with chocolate (black malts and hopped with Kent Fuzzles) originally produced to celebrate the brewerys 5th anniversary.

Fine Light (3.7% abv)

A pale amber light bitter with a rewarding floral hop character from the WGV and East Golding hops.

Gold Star (5.1% abv)

A true draught Pale Ale made with floor malted low colour Marts Otter malted barley and hopped with the finest East kent aroma hops.

Imperial Crown Stout (4.5% abv)

Goachers version of the true bottled Irish Stout intended to replicate its flavour and character. Brewed with roasted barley and extremely high levels of Kent Fuzzles.

Best Dark Ale (4.1%abv)

A rich complex full bodied ale with proportions of Crystal Malt and East Kent Golding hops. This is the original Goachers Ale.

We also serve exceptional local cider produced by Turners of Marden using only Kentish apples.

There are more unusual fruit Ciders (Rhubarb, Cherry, Pear and Apple Pie) dependent on the season.