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Kelham Island Pale Rider

PubAddressLast Visit Seen
Royal Victoria PavilionRamsgate, Kent20 Sep 2017
The Black DogWhitstable, Kent26 Aug 2017
Waters Green TavernMacclesfield, Cheshire09 May 2017
The Fat CatSheffield, South Yorkshire03 May 2017
Artillery ArmsRamsgate, Kent31 Mar 2017
White Cliffs Beer Festival 2017Dover, Kent03 Feb 2017
The New Cross TurnpikeWelling, Greater London05 Oct 2016
The Broken DrumBlackfen, Greater London04 Oct 2016
The New Fairlop OakBarkingside, Greater London04 Sep 2016
WetherspoonsVictoria, Central London01 Jul 2016
The Robert PocockGravesend, Kent21 May 2016
FezMargate, Kent22 Dec 2015
Commercial InnGlossop, Derbyshire16 Dec 2015
The Watch HouseLewisham, Greater London31 Aug 2015
Church InnChelmorton, Derbyshire10 Aug 2015
The Society RoomsMaidstone, Kent18 Jul 2015
Dentdale Music and Beer Festival 2015Dent, Cumbria26 Jun 2015
The Brockley BargeBrockley, Greater London23 May 2015
The Moon & StarsPenge, Greater London15 Apr 2015
Becketts BankLeeds, West Yorkshire02 Feb 2015
Tap & TankardSheffield, South Yorkshire19 Dec 2014
MoCa BarMatlock, Derbyshire06 Dec 2014
The Market PubChesterfield, Derbyshire31 Oct 2014
The Henglers CircusGlasgow, Glasgow, City of06 Jul 2014
Horse & GroomBasford, Nottinghamshire29 Mar 2014
The Treacle TapMacclesfield, Cheshire03 Feb 2014
Whitelock's Ale HouseLeeds, West Yorkshire06 Jan 2014
The Lord ClifdenHockley, Birmingham, West Midlands07 Sep 2013
The Doric ArchEuston, Central London03 Aug 2013
Dambusters InnScampton, Lincolnshire05 Jul 2013
King William the FourthLeyton, Greater London08 Mar 2013
The Flower PotMaidstone, Kent01 Feb 2013
Leyton Orient Supporters ClubLeyton, Greater London08 Jan 2013
The Muggleton Inn Maidstone, Kent24 Dec 2012
Slug and LettuceLeicester, Leicestershire02 Nov 2012
Hamilton HallCity, Central London13 Sep 2012
The Brun LeaBurnley, Lancashire08 Sep 2012
The ElephantFaversham, Kent04 Aug 2012
York TapYork, North Yorkshire02 Aug 2012
Sir John Stirling MaxwellGlasgow, Glasgow, City of26 Jul 2012
The ShipCity, Central London18 Jul 2012
The PloughChelmsford, Essex05 Jul 2012
The Butchers ArmsHerne, Kent28 Apr 2012
Waltham Forest Sports & Social ClubWalthamstow, Greater London26 Apr 2012
The Devonshire CatSheffield, South Yorkshire14 Apr 2012
The TalbotBrockley, Greater London22 Mar 2012
The BullHorton Kirby, Kent29 Feb 2012
The SteamboatSouth Shields, Tyne and Wear04 Jul 2011
Old BlackfriarsAberdeen, Aberdeenshire08 Jun 2011
Prince of WalesAberdeen, Aberdeenshire17 Mar 2011
Great Central Railway Beer Festival 2010Loughborough, Leicestershire25 Sep 2010
RoebuckRichmond, Greater London28 Aug 2010
The TracksideBury, Greater Manchester25 Jul 2010
Hooden on the HillWillesborough, Kent02 Jun 2010
The Bree LouiseEuston, Central London27 Mar 2010
BeltaneBuxton, Derbyshire11 Sep 2009
Greenwich Beer and Jazz FestivalGreenwich, Greater London09 Jul 2009
Dove & RainbowSheffield, South Yorkshire25 Apr 2009
The Fat CatNorwich, Norfolk22 Nov 2008
The GeorgeBethersden, Kent29 Jul 2006
Rare Breeds Beer Festival 2005Woodchurch, Kent03 Jun 2005
Monsal Head HotelMonsal Head, Derbyshire24 Mar 2005

Tasting Summary

These comments are the opinion of the individual reviewer and represent what they thought of the beer on a particular day in a particular pub. If a review is less favourable, it may be because the beer suffered somewhere in the supply chain between them and the brewery.

Royal Victoria Pavilion, Ramsgate, Kent

WhoScoreWhenNotes
DosserAcceptable20 Sep 2017 Lacked condition

The Black Dog, Whitstable, Kent

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WittendenNot Tried26 Aug 2017

Waters Green Tavern, Macclesfield, Cheshire

WhoScoreWhenNotes
Philip PirripNot Tried09 May 2017
Philip PirripNot Tried09 Dec 2015
Philip PirripNot Tried17 Nov 2015
Philip PirripNot Tried28 Aug 2015
Philip PirripNot Tried01 May 2015
Philip PirripNot Tried29 Dec 2014
Philip PirripNot Tried29 Sep 2014
Philip PirripNot Tried18 May 2012

The Fat Cat, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

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JasonExcellent03 May 2017
Stephen HarrisNot Tried11 Oct 2014
Stephen HarrisNot Tried01 Feb 2014
BlairNot Tried25 Oct 2008

Artillery Arms, Ramsgate, Kent

WhoScoreWhenNotes
DosserAcceptable31 Mar 2017 Too warm and Angie wasn't keen. I found it ok ish.
DosserExcellent01 Oct 2016 Fine pint
DosserAcceptable06 Jun 2016 Tired
DosserExcellent27 Jul 2015 Superb
Philip PirripGood01 Oct 2014
BlairExcellent09 Aug 2009 Great beer. Lemony and fruity, easy to drink.
BlairGood25 Jun 2009 Not as good as I've had it previously for whatever reason, still a very tasty strong pale ale though.
BlairExcellent19 Oct 2008 Great, just as it was yesterday.
BlairExcellent18 Oct 2008 Sweet and very fruity. I was really impressed with this one.

White Cliffs Beer Festival 2017, Dover, Kent

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Philip PirripNot Tried03 Feb 2017

The New Cross Turnpike, Welling, Greater London

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Philip PirripNot Tried05 Oct 2016
Philip PirripGood04 Oct 2016
Philip PirripAcceptable15 Aug 2016 Giving it away at £2.05pp to clear

The Broken Drum, Blackfen, Greater London

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Philip PirripExcellent04 Oct 2016 Very last out of the cask and still top notch

The New Fairlop Oak, Barkingside, Greater London

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Stephen HarrisNot Tried04 Sep 2016 Not clear whether this was actually available. Mix up with pump clips.

Wetherspoons, Victoria, Central London

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Philip PirripGood01 Jul 2016 Over the top at £3.80 pp in a Spoon's

The Robert Pocock, Gravesend, Kent

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Philip PirripNot Tried21 May 2016

Fez, Margate, Kent

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Philip PirripNot Tried22 Dec 2015

Commercial Inn, Glossop, Derbyshire

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HSBNot Tried16 Dec 2015

The Watch House, Lewisham, Greater London

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Philip PirripAcceptable31 Aug 2015 Cloudy, nearing end of cask. Nowhere near as good as the other night.
Philip PirripExcellent29 Aug 2015 Spot on with a big taste
Philip PirripExcellent24 Mar 2013 Full bodied in good form

Church Inn, Chelmorton, Derbyshire

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HSBGood10 Aug 2015

The Society Rooms, Maidstone, Kent

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TobesNot Tried18 Jul 2015
TobesNot Tried01 Nov 2014
TobesNot Tried26 Jul 2014
TobesExcellent14 Jul 2013
PedroNot Tried20 Jan 2013 Run out
PedroExcellent17 Oct 2012
AlenomoreExceptional15 Oct 2012 An incredibly good ale. Two pints devoured tonite. (Dosser, eat your heart out!).
AlenomoreNot Tried07 Oct 2012
AlenomoreExceptional06 Oct 2012 "Nought special" elsewhere, but, this is superb.
AlenomoreNot Tried31 Jul 2012
AlenomoreNot Tried29 Jul 2012
AlenomoreNot Tried07 Jul 2012

Dentdale Music and Beer Festival 2015, Dent, Cumbria

WhoScoreWhenNotes
Jack WilliamExcellent26 Jun 2015 As the beer notes said - full-bodied, strong and fruity," excellent choice to finish on - before a pleasant walk back - in good daylight after 10 pm. I like this festival.

The Brockley Barge, Brockley, Greater London

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Philip PirripExcellent23 May 2015 Really superb, full bodied

The Moon & Stars, Penge, Greater London

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HSBNot Tried15 Apr 2015

Becketts Bank, Leeds, West Yorkshire

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MickGood02 Feb 2015 Nice pint

Tap & Tankard, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

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Stephen HarrisNot Tried19 Dec 2014

MoCa Bar, Matlock, Derbyshire

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Stephen HarrisNot Tried06 Dec 2014

The Market Pub, Chesterfield, Derbyshire

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StuNot Tried31 Oct 2014

The Henglers Circus, Glasgow, Glasgow, City of

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HSBNot Tried06 Jul 2014

Horse & Groom, Basford, Nottinghamshire

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ChrisENot Tried29 Mar 2014

The Treacle Tap, Macclesfield, Cheshire

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Philip PirripGood03 Feb 2014 Nothing great

Whitelock's Ale House, Leeds, West Yorkshire

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MickNot Tried06 Jan 2014

The Lord Clifden, Hockley, Birmingham, West Midlands

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Stephen HarrisNot Tried07 Sep 2013

The Doric Arch, Euston, Central London

WhoScoreWhenNotes
Nick WillisNot Tried03 Aug 2013
Philip PirripGood04 Apr 2013 Bit flattish
PedroNot Tried06 Mar 2013
Philip PirripNot Tried19 Apr 2012
Stephen HarrisNot Tried13 Feb 2012
ChrisENot Tried27 Jan 2012
Flying.geordieExcellent06 Jul 2011
ChrisEExcellent11 May 2010
IanAcceptable01 Mar 2005 Golden lemony citrusy strong ale, with hoppy end. Odd flavour on end of this pint

Dambusters Inn, Scampton, Lincolnshire

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Philip PirripNot Tried05 Jul 2013
ChrisENot Tried05 Jul 2013

King William the Fourth, Leyton, Greater London

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Stephen HarrisNot Tried08 Mar 2013

The Flower Pot, Maidstone, Kent

WhoScoreWhenNotes
PedroGood01 Feb 2013
ChrisENot Tried05 Jun 2011
PedroExcellent04 Jun 2011
PedroExcellent06 Feb 2011
PedroExceptional05 Feb 2011
DosserExcellent20 Dec 2010 Went down well

Leyton Orient Supporters Club, Leyton, Greater London

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Stephen HarrisNot Tried08 Jan 2013

The Muggleton Inn , Maidstone, Kent

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AlenomoreExcellent24 Dec 2012 Very nice. Good to sample this one down south.

Slug and Lettuce, Leicester, Leicestershire

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StuNot Tried02 Nov 2012

Hamilton Hall, City, Central London

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HSBGood13 Sep 2012

The Brun Lea, Burnley, Lancashire

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AlenomoreNot Tried08 Sep 2012

The Elephant, Faversham, Kent

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PedroNot Tried04 Aug 2012

York Tap, York, North Yorkshire

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Philip PirripNot Tried02 Aug 2012

Sir John Stirling Maxwell, Glasgow, Glasgow, City of

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Stephen HarrisExcellent26 Jul 2012 Pale gold in colour and sharply citrus hoppy.

The Ship, City, Central London

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Stephen HarrisNot Tried18 Jul 2012

The Plough, Chelmsford, Essex

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Philip PirripNot Tried05 Jul 2012

The Butchers Arms, Herne, Kent

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MickExcellent28 Apr 2012 Distinctive notes here, not a beer I'm familar with, very nice hops with fruity citrus.

Waltham Forest Sports & Social Club, Walthamstow, Greater London

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Stephen HarrisNot Tried26 Apr 2012

The Devonshire Cat, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

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Stephen HarrisNot Tried14 Apr 2012
James TNot Tried21 Nov 2009

The Talbot, Brockley, Greater London

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Stephen HarrisNot Tried22 Mar 2012

The Bull, Horton Kirby, Kent

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PedroNot Tried29 Feb 2012

The Steamboat, South Shields, Tyne and Wear

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Flying.geordieExceptional04 Jul 2011

Old Blackfriars, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire

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McGargleNot Tried08 Jun 2011 It was 'On' on the board, it was 'On' on the pump clip but it was 'Off' when ordered. Lazy!

Prince of Wales, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire

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McGargleNot Tried17 Mar 2011

Great Central Railway Beer Festival 2010, Loughborough, Leicestershire

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AlenomoreNot Tried25 Sep 2010

Roebuck, Richmond, Greater London

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ChrisEExcellent28 Aug 2010
JasonExcellent28 Aug 2010

The Trackside, Bury, Greater Manchester

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pavorossiNot Tried25 Jul 2010

Hooden on the Hill, Willesborough, Kent

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TrevorExcellent02 Jun 2010 Although pale, as the name suggests, it had some distinctive flavours.
IanAcceptable29 May 2010 Haven't had this in years. Still a decent strong blond ale. Just a tad on the syrupy side on aroma. Decent hops, some tropical fruit salad flavours.

The Bree Louise, Euston, Central London

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PedroGood27 Mar 2010

Beltane, Buxton, Derbyshire

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StuExcellent11 Sep 2009 Pale gold in colour,with a hoppy grapefruit taste with some floral hints and a dry bitter finish.

Greenwich Beer and Jazz Festival, Greenwich, Greater London

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James TGood09 Jul 2009 Citrus fruits surround this in the mouth. Not a massive fan of this, but on good form generally. No more notes on my sheet!

Dove & Rainbow, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

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BlairGood25 Apr 2009 Really light and fruity beer. A must if you're in Sheffield.

The Fat Cat, Norwich, Norfolk

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BlairNot Tried22 Nov 2008
AndrewNot Tried26 Jul 2007

The George, Bethersden, Kent

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IanPoor29 Jul 2006 Pale gold, thin white head. Astringent hop aroma. Too citric to be pleasant. I think the heat may have been too much for some of the delicate flavours. Bit of alcoholic sweetness, but otherwise disappointing

Rare Breeds Beer Festival 2005, Woodchurch, Kent

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AndrewExcellent03 Jun 2005 Dark yellow colour with a rich earthy taste and a finish of metalic hops

Monsal Head Hotel, Monsal Head, Derbyshire

WhoScoreWhenNotes
AndrewGood24 Mar 2005
AndrewAcceptable21 Mar 2005 Not as good as I thought it should be. Slightly cloudy and wheatbeerish. Too much of an alcohol taste for me

Kelham Island Pale Rider

5.20% ABV.

Golden beer with lemony citrus fruit and hoppy finish.

We have tried this beer 53 times.

We have given this beer an average score of Good to Excellent.

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