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Tom Paine

A dry hopped, robust pale ale with a full, malty palate.

Strong and well balanced, with hints of impending revolution...

ALC 5.5% VOL
Available July
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IBC 2019: Bronze | BBI 2019: Diploma | IBC 2017: Runner up to Country Winner | Beer Awards 2016: 3* Beer | World Beer Awards 2016: UK’s Best Bitter over 5% | IBC 2016: Bronze | WBA 2014: UK’s Best Bitter over 5%  | IBC 2012: Silver | WBA 2011: Europe's Best Seasonal Pale Ale |  More Awards...


Named after the author of ‘Rights of Man’, who was an Excise Officer in  Lewes between 1768-1774. Originally released for Independence Day, twenty-five years ago.


A dry hopped, robust Pale Ale that launched the concept of seasonal brews ‘for one month only’ and celebrated independent brewers.


Tom Paine is available throughout the year in our Brewery Shop in 275ml and 500ml bottles.
Tom Paine 275ml
Tom Paine 500ml
Lewes Castle 275ml

Food Pairing

Tom Paine and a Sunday Roast

Tom Paine is a rich and complex beer with some big flavours. It has the hops to cut through the texture of the Sunday Roast and distinct toffee flavours that harmonise with the caramelisation of the roast as it cooks.

Vegetarian lasagne also caramelises so Tom Paine’s flavours are complementary. Salted Caramel pudding is a study in contrasts with the bitterness of the beer.

Food pairings: Sunday Roast, Vegetarian lasagne, Salted Caramel Pudding

Jane Peyton: Award winning writer, alcoholic drinks expert, public speaker,  and UK's first 'pommelier'

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Our 45 pubs are spread over South East England, with three establishments in London (in Borough, Clapham, and Wandsworth).

You can, of course, find a pint of Harvey's in many other pubs and venues in the area.

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Covid-19 Notice

As a result of the ongoing Coronavirus (Covid 19) pandemic we are operating with a scaled back team at Harvey's.
Our team is slowly being brought back to work, with their safety our highest priority.
We continue to brew as we have done throughout the pandemic; reproducing and preserving our unique yeast strain, at our safest maximum capacity to get our beer ready to sustain the resumption of trading.

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Please place orders over the phone via 01273 840509. Payment processes have changed, please bear with us whilst we run these through with you.
Harvey's pubs should continue to use the SwiftCloud ordering system available to them.

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Pop-Up Shop
The Brewery Shop is closed until further notice.
In lieu of this, we have opened a pop-up shop at our Harvey's Brewery Depot site:

Find us:
Harvey's Brewery Depot and Collections, Daveys Lane, Lewes. BN72BQ.
Opening Hours: Monday - Friday, 10am - 4pm

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