Gardener's Tap and tankard
A great gift for ale-lovers - one bottle Gardener's Tap, a traditionally brewed estate ale, and a glass tankard. Presented in a Chatsworth gift box.
The story behind Gardener’s Tap Ale
When James Paine built the Chatsworth stables in the 1760s, a brewery was included. Rather than carry the barrels to the house cellar, a lead pipe was sunk from the brew house through the garden to the cellar.
In the 1950s, it was decided to uproot the lead pipe for the salvage value. When tracing it through the first Duke’s greenhouse, it was found that the gardeners had tapped into it! When ale was flowing down the pipe, the brewers would tip the wink to the gardeners so they could ‘borrow’ the odd pint or two.
Gardener's Tap is still brewed to an original recipe by Peak Ales, a brewery on the Chatsworth Estate.
For a full list of allergens or nutritional information, please contact us.