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Theakston Old Peculier

PubAddressLast Visit Seen
The Alexandra HotelDerby, Derbyshire09 Jan 2018
Navigation TavernMirfield, West Yorkshire02 Dec 2017
Fizzy Moon BrewhouseLeamington Spa, Warwickshire02 Dec 2017
Cover Bridge InnEast Witton, North Yorkshire03 Nov 2017
The Farmers ArmsMuker, North Yorkshire29 Oct 2017
The RailwayDoncaster, South Yorkshire14 Oct 2017
Town Wall TavernCoventry, West Midlands10 Sep 2017
The Old WindmillCoventry, West Midlands10 Sep 2017
Old Black BullRaskelf, North Yorkshire07 Jul 2017
The Laurel InnRobin Hood's Bay, North Yorkshire06 Jun 2017
The Robert PocockGravesend, Kent12 May 2017
The Charles HoldenColliers Wood, Greater London03 Dec 2016
Museum TavernBloomsbury, Central London05 Sep 2016
BrownswoodStoke Newington, Greater London24 Jun 2016
Adam and EveNorwich, Norfolk10 Jun 2016
Whitelock's Ale HouseLeeds, West Yorkshire07 Jun 2016
The Prince AlbertEly, Cambridgeshire09 Jan 2016
Guest HouseSouthport, Merseyside01 Jan 2016
Lamb & FlagOxford, Oxfordshire22 Dec 2015
Jenny LindHastings, East Sussex06 Dec 2015
Old Bulls HeadWare, Hertfordshire12 Nov 2015
Watermill InnIngs (Nr. Staveley), Cumbria07 Oct 2015
Bay HorseMasham, North Yorkshire24 Sep 2015
The Roebuck InnBurton upon Trent, Staffordshire02 Sep 2015
The Last PlantagenetLeicester, Leicestershire10 Aug 2015
Wetherspoons (also known as Station)Leeds, West Yorkshire02 Jul 2015
Ye Olde SmackLeigh-on-Sea, Essex26 Jun 2015
The Castle InnSkipton, North Yorkshire25 Jun 2015
The CrownHawes, North Yorkshire21 Jun 2015
The HaywainBramling, Kent23 May 2015
J.J. Moon'sKingsbury, Greater London07 Apr 2015
The Moon Under WaterBalham, Greater London02 Apr 2015
The Bankers DraftEltham, Greater London02 Apr 2015
Royal OakYork, North Yorkshire26 Mar 2015
Ye Olde White HarteKingston upon Hull, East Yorkshire30 Dec 2014
Three DawsGravesend, Kent28 Dec 2014
The Muggleton Inn Maidstone, Kent21 Dec 2014
The BohemianDeal, Kent29 Nov 2014
The Bouncing BarrelHerne Bay, Kent23 Oct 2014
The Tan Hill InnKeld, North Yorkshire17 Oct 2014
Melton ConstableSeaton Sluice, Northumberland26 Jul 2014
The CB InnLangthwaite, North Yorkshire18 Jul 2014
Royal OakChesterfield, Derbyshire12 Jul 2014
White CrossLancaster, Lancashire07 Jul 2014
Anchor InnCowes, Isle of Wight21 Jun 2014
The Olde Ship HotelSeahouses, Northumberland10 Jun 2014
Golden FleeceYork, North Yorkshire08 May 2014
The Flying CircusNewark, Nottinghamshire15 Apr 2014
The Flower PotMaidstone, Kent30 Dec 2013
The Drapers ArmsPeterborough, Cambridgeshire19 Nov 2013
The GeorgeHitchin, Hertfordshire14 Nov 2013
The Black BullReeth, North Yorkshire19 Oct 2013
Old GeorgeBethnal Green, Greater London07 Oct 2013
Bull InnWest Malling, Kent02 Oct 2013
The Kings HeadYarmouth, Isle of Wight14 Sep 2013
The Brandon WorksMotherwell, North Lanarkshire05 Jul 2013
The AngelIslington, Central London01 Jul 2013
Shambles BarWhitby, North Yorkshire27 Jun 2013
Pier InnWhitby, North Yorkshire17 Jun 2013
The Peter CushingWhitstable, Kent08 May 2013
The Half Moon (Ex Tap & Spile)Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire04 May 2013
The Old SwanUttoxeter, Staffordshire28 Apr 2013
George & DragonWentworth, South Yorkshire29 Mar 2013
The Corner PinDoncaster, South Yorkshire28 Mar 2013
Tap & SpileBirmingham, West Midlands12 Mar 2013
The PhoenixYork, North Yorkshire07 Jan 2013
The Kings ArmsOffham, Kent25 Dec 2012
The Wig & PenNorthampton, Northamptonshire18 Sep 2012
The Up Steps InnOldham, Greater Manchester14 Sep 2012
The WindmillHollingbourne, Kent27 Jul 2012
The Metropolitan BarBaker Street, Central London12 Jul 2012
Dog & GunKeswick, Cumbria17 Jun 2012
Golden LionYork, North Yorkshire17 May 2012
The TigerCamberwell, Greater London01 May 2012
Cask CornerDoncaster, South Yorkshire10 Apr 2012
The LionBlakey Ridge, North Yorkshire17 Feb 2012
Queens HeadQueens Head, Shropshire16 Feb 2012
Old PlantationBearsted, Kent03 Jan 2012
Black Horse & HoodensBorough Green, Kent04 Aug 2011
The Magnesia BankNorth Shields, Tyne and Wear23 Jun 2011
The New InnCanterbury, Kent15 Mar 2011
The PhoenixCanterbury, Kent27 Dec 2010
The Old Three CrownsBolton, Greater Manchester31 Jul 2010
The Samuel LloydCorby, Northamptonshire25 Jul 2010
Ye Olde Starre InneYork, North Yorkshire22 Jul 2010
Bowl InnCharing, Kent18 Jul 2010
The Opera HouseTunbridge Wells, Kent15 Jan 2010
The Druids ArmsMaidstone, Kent06 Jan 2010
The Churchill TavernRamsgate, Kent04 Dec 2009
The PilotDungeness, Kent04 Apr 2009
The Park TavernEltham, Greater London08 Jan 2009
The Black SwanMiddleham, North Yorkshire28 Aug 2008
Bolton ArmsLeyburn, North Yorkshire27 Aug 2008
The Earl of DalkeithKettering, Northamptonshire27 Jun 2008
The Bree LouiseEuston, Central London24 Apr 2008
Simple Simon'sCanterbury, Kent09 Feb 2008
The Butchers ArmsHerne, Kent22 Sep 2007
The Red LionHiston, Cambridgeshire07 Jul 2007
The Castle InnSt Ives, Cornwall24 Apr 2007
The HotspurNewcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear23 Feb 2007
Behind the WallFalkirk, Falkirk26 May 2006
Pillars of HerculesSoho, Central London17 Dec 2005
Lincolnshire PoacherNottingham, Nottinghamshire22 Oct 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.

The Alexandra Hotel, Derby, Derbyshire

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JasonNot Tried09 Jan 2018

Navigation Tavern, Mirfield, West Yorkshire

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ChrisENot Tried02 Dec 2017
ChrisENot Tried21 Mar 2014

Fizzy Moon Brewhouse, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

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Stephen HarrisNot Tried02 Dec 2017

Cover Bridge Inn, East Witton, North Yorkshire

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WittendenNot Tried03 Nov 2017
WittendenNot Tried20 Jan 2017
WittendenNot Tried15 Oct 2013 Uncle George thought he had died and gone to Heaven.
AdrianExcellent27 Aug 2008 Very impressive

The Farmers Arms, Muker, North Yorkshire

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WittendenNot Tried29 Oct 2017
WittendenNot Tried12 Oct 2014
WittendenNot Tried19 Jul 2014
WittendenExcellent18 Oct 2013 Had to join Uncle George with this one. Unlike Abbott, this hasn't deteriorated.Mysterious,dried fruit.
WittendenExcellent12 Oct 2012 Drunk in honour of Uncle George. Black as sin,dried fruit,sweet and sour. Magic.
WittendenNot Tried14 Feb 2012
WittendenExceptional29 Oct 2010 If Uncle George was rating, he would give 10. That aside, wonderfully dark and treacly, without being cloying.Epic.
WittendenNot Tried26 Oct 2010
WittendenNot Tried30 Oct 2009

The Railway, Doncaster, South Yorkshire

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ChrisENot Tried14 Oct 2017

Town Wall Tavern, Coventry, West Midlands

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Stephen HarrisNot Tried10 Sep 2017

The Old Windmill, Coventry, West Midlands

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Stephen HarrisNot Tried10 Sep 2017
Stephen HarrisNot Tried07 Aug 2016
Stephen HarrisNot Tried20 Apr 2013

Old Black Bull, Raskelf, North Yorkshire

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JasonNot Tried07 Jul 2017

The Laurel Inn, Robin Hood's Bay, North Yorkshire

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StuNot Tried06 Jun 2017

The Robert Pocock, Gravesend, Kent

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Philip PirripGood12 May 2017

The Charles Holden, Colliers Wood, Greater London

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Stephen HarrisNot Tried03 Dec 2016

Museum Tavern, Bloomsbury, Central London

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Stephen HarrisNot Tried05 Sep 2016

Brownswood, Stoke Newington, Greater London

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Stephen HarrisNot Tried24 Jun 2016

Adam and Eve, Norwich, Norfolk

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AndrewNot Tried10 Jun 2016

Whitelock's Ale House, Leeds, West Yorkshire

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MickNot Tried07 Jun 2016
MickNot Tried22 Feb 2016
MickNot Tried11 May 2015
MickGood02 Jun 2014 Nice dark beer in excellent condition
MickNot Tried06 Jan 2014
MickNot Tried10 Mar 2013
MickNot Tried28 Aug 2012
MickNot Tried03 Jan 2012
MickNot Tried09 Aug 2011

The Prince Albert, Ely, Cambridgeshire

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WittendenNot Tried09 Jan 2016

Guest House, Southport, Merseyside

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HSBNot Tried01 Jan 2016
HSBNot Tried07 Feb 2015

Lamb & Flag, Oxford, Oxfordshire

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HSBNot Tried22 Dec 2015
IanGood09 Feb 2008 Tasty dark beer.

Jenny Lind, Hastings, East Sussex

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Stephen HarrisNot Tried06 Dec 2015

Old Bulls Head, Ware, Hertfordshire

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HSBNot Tried12 Nov 2015

Watermill Inn, Ings (Nr. Staveley), Cumbria

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RayGood07 Oct 2015 Smooth and rich but perhaps not too fresh.
ChrisENot Tried16 Jul 2015
ChrisENot Tried18 Jul 2013
ChrisENot Tried19 Jul 2012
McGargleAcceptable22 Nov 2009 Lacking both body and flavour.

Bay Horse, Masham, North Yorkshire

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ChrisENot Tried24 Sep 2015

The Roebuck Inn, Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire

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Stephen HarrisNot Tried02 Sep 2015
GarryNot Tried18 Mar 2011

The Last Plantagenet, Leicester, Leicestershire

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Philip PirripNot Tried10 Aug 2015
Philip PirripNot Tried02 Sep 2014
Philip PirripNot Tried18 Feb 2014
Philip PirripNot Tried02 Jan 2014
Philip PirripNot Tried23 Oct 2013
Philip PirripNot Tried25 Feb 2013
Philip PirripNot Tried31 Dec 2012
Philip PirripNot Tried09 Oct 2012

Wetherspoons (also known as Station), Leeds, West Yorkshire

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HSBNot Tried02 Jul 2015
HSBNot Tried22 May 2015
HSBNot Tried06 Feb 2015

Ye Olde Smack, Leigh-on-Sea, Essex

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Philip PirripExcellent26 Jun 2015

The Castle Inn, Skipton, North Yorkshire

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Jack WilliamNot Tried25 Jun 2015

The Crown, Hawes, North Yorkshire

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Jack WilliamGood21 Jun 2015 Sweet with rum tones - ok if you like this sort of thing.

The Haywain, Bramling, Kent

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BrianGood23 May 2015 More an ale for the winter months. Good but not the best I've ever had. No rum and raisin, more bitter than usual.

J.J. Moon's, Kingsbury, Greater London

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HSBNot Tried07 Apr 2015

The Moon Under Water, Balham, Greater London

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HSBNot Tried02 Apr 2015

The Bankers Draft, Eltham, Greater London

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Philip PirripNot Tried02 Apr 2015
Philip PirripNot Tried19 Mar 2015

Royal Oak, York, North Yorkshire

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HSBNot Tried26 Mar 2015
Philip PirripNot Tried15 Aug 2013

Ye Olde White Harte, Kingston upon Hull, East Yorkshire

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HSBNot Tried30 Dec 2014
Stephen HarrisGood09 Nov 2012 It is honestly many years since I last drank this classic old ale. It is instantly recognisable. Very dark, with a big creamy head. Rich, caramelly and with liquorice notes. Slight fruity sourness.

Three Daws, Gravesend, Kent

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Stephen HarrisNot Tried28 Dec 2014
Philip PirripNot Tried23 Nov 2014

The Muggleton Inn , Maidstone, Kent

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DosserGood21 Dec 2014

The Bohemian, Deal, Kent

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Vacuous Poor29 Nov 2014 More vineous than it should be. Annoying.

The Bouncing Barrel, Herne Bay, Kent

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Philip PirripNot Tried23 Oct 2014

The Tan Hill Inn, Keld, North Yorkshire

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WittendenNot Tried17 Oct 2014

Melton Constable, Seaton Sluice, Northumberland

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Stephen HarrisNot Tried26 Jul 2014

The CB Inn, Langthwaite, North Yorkshire

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WittendenExcellent18 Jul 2014 Dark and nourishing, but thinner than I remember. Too cold.

Royal Oak, Chesterfield, Derbyshire

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HSBNot Tried12 Jul 2014

White Cross, Lancaster, Lancashire

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HSBNot Tried07 Jul 2014

Anchor Inn, Cowes, Isle of Wight

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Stephen HarrisNot Tried21 Jun 2014

The Olde Ship Hotel, Seahouses, Northumberland

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StuNot Tried10 Jun 2014
StuNot Tried31 May 2014
StuNot Tried04 Jul 2009

Golden Fleece, York, North Yorkshire

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HSBUndrinkable08 May 2014 Far too sweet and sickly

The Flying Circus, Newark, Nottinghamshire

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Philip PirripNot Tried15 Apr 2014

The Flower Pot, Maidstone, Kent

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DosserNot Tried30 Dec 2013
AngieNot Tried30 Dec 2012
PedroExcellent26 Dec 2012
PedroExcellent26 Dec 2012
PedroExcellent25 Dec 2012
DosserGood07 May 2012
AlenomoreExceptional27 Dec 2011 A top class big un'. Pedro and myself are intent on consuming all of this excellent ale. Could this ale be described as "legendary"? It seems to have been around for an awful long time!
PedroExceptional27 Dec 2011 Absolutely Great !
PedroExcellent26 Dec 2011
PedroExceptional25 Dec 2011
AlenomoreExcellent24 Dec 2011 A classic old ale, very nice, slightly fruity with a good taste that belies it's abv.
PedroExceptional24 Dec 2011 Great beer in great nick
PedroNot Tried13 Jan 2011
DosserExcellent09 Jan 2011
PedroExceptional09 Jan 2011 One of my favourites
PedroExcellent24 Oct 2010 Good to see an old favourite and no Dosser to drink it all !
AngieExcellent23 Oct 2010 Strong and dark.
PedroExcellent31 Dec 2009 alas now run out !
PedroNot Tried30 Dec 2009
PedroExceptional29 Dec 2009
PedroExcellent28 Dec 2009
PedroExceptional25 Dec 2009 All four that I squeezed in before 3 o'clock closing !...what a great beer when on form !
PedroExcellent04 Sep 2009
PedroExcellent03 Sep 2009
PedroGood02 Sep 2009 tried outside on patio
PedroExcellent23 May 2009
PedroNot Tried22 May 2009
PedroNot Tried21 May 2009
PedroExceptional20 May 2009
PedroExceptional17 May 2009 Stunning !
PedroExcellent16 May 2009 Also new on during evening...great !

The Drapers Arms, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

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HSBNot Tried19 Nov 2013

The George, Hitchin, Hertfordshire

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HSBNot Tried14 Nov 2013

The Black Bull, Reeth, North Yorkshire

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WittendenNot Tried19 Oct 2013

Old George, Bethnal Green, Greater London

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Stephen HarrisNot Tried07 Oct 2013

Bull Inn, West Malling, Kent

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Judy G GarlandGood02 Oct 2013

The Kings Head, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight

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ChrisENot Tried14 Sep 2013

The Brandon Works, Motherwell, North Lanarkshire

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HSBNot Tried05 Jul 2013

The Angel, Islington, Central London

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Philip PirripNot Tried01 Jul 2013
Philip PirripNot Tried01 May 2013

Shambles Bar, Whitby, North Yorkshire

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StuNot Tried27 Jun 2013

Pier Inn, Whitby, North Yorkshire

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StuNot Tried17 Jun 2013

The Peter Cushing, Whitstable, Kent

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AndrewNot Tried08 May 2013
AndrewNot Tried24 Mar 2013
Philip PirripNot Tried20 Mar 2013

The Half Moon (Ex Tap & Spile), Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire

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Stephen HarrisNot Tried04 May 2013

The Old Swan, Uttoxeter, Staffordshire

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Nick WillisNot Tried28 Apr 2013

George & Dragon, Wentworth, South Yorkshire

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Stephen HarrisNot Tried29 Mar 2013

The Corner Pin, Doncaster, South Yorkshire

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Philip PirripNot Tried28 Mar 2013 Newly on
Philip PirripExcellent28 Nov 2012 Distinctive creosotey, tarry flavour
Philip PirripGood25 Jul 2012 1st out a little warm
Philip PirripExcellent25 Jul 2012 2nd out right temperature

Tap & Spile, Birmingham, West Midlands

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AndrewNot Tried12 Mar 2013

The Phoenix, York, North Yorkshire

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MickNot Tried07 Jan 2013

The Kings Arms, Offham, Kent

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PedroExcellent25 Dec 2012

The Wig & Pen, Northampton, Northamptonshire

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ChrisENot Tried18 Sep 2012

The Up Steps Inn, Oldham, Greater Manchester

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AlenomoreNot Tried14 Sep 2012

The Windmill, Hollingbourne, Kent

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PedroGood27 Jul 2012 Ner it's end will be replaced by Bank's Mild
AlenomoreExceptional30 Jun 2012 Nice to see this one. A winter warmer in mid summer! A spot on, rich tasting ale.

The Metropolitan Bar, Baker Street, Central London

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Philip PirripExcellent12 Jul 2012 Full liquorice tones and gives no clue as to its 5.6% status. For some silly reason the beer some people are scared to drink
Stephen HarrisNot Tried28 Apr 2012

Dog & Gun, Keswick, Cumbria

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StuNot Tried17 Jun 2012

Golden Lion, York, North Yorkshire

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ChrisENot Tried17 May 2012

The Tiger, Camberwell, Greater London

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Stephen HarrisNot Tried01 May 2012

Cask Corner, Doncaster, South Yorkshire

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Stephen HarrisNot Tried10 Apr 2012

The Lion, Blakey Ridge, North Yorkshire

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WittendenNot Tried17 Feb 2012
WittendenExceptional04 Nov 2011 I only drink this about once a year, but, as ever, it was medieval in its conflation of sweetness and sharp, chocolate and spice. A treat!

Queens Head, Queens Head, Shropshire

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Bear & Ragged StaffPoor16 Feb 2012 At £3.30 I expected something special. My pint had the aroma of pear drops and the overwhelming taste of pear drops. Absolutely awful.

Old Plantation, Bearsted, Kent

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PedroGood03 Jan 2012

Black Horse & Hoodens, Borough Green, Kent

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PedroExcellent04 Aug 2011 Just luv it !
PedroExcellent29 Jul 2011
PedroExcellent27 Jul 2011 I luv this beer !!
PedroExcellent26 Jul 2011 Gorgeous - luv this one !

The Magnesia Bank, North Shields, Tyne and Wear

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Flying.geordieGood23 Jun 2011

The New Inn, Canterbury, Kent

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BrianExcellent15 Mar 2011 Soft velvety darkness.
AndrewNot Tried10 Dec 2010

The Phoenix, Canterbury, Kent

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Martin the MildmanNot Tried27 Dec 2010
BrianGood17 Dec 2010 Really good strong chocolate beer. Not a fruity as I remember and slightly milky.

The Old Three Crowns, Bolton, Greater Manchester

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pavorossiGood31 Jul 2010 Pretty well kept

The Samuel Lloyd, Corby, Northamptonshire

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StephenNot Tried25 Jul 2010

Ye Olde Starre Inne, York, North Yorkshire

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pavorossiGood22 Jul 2010

Bowl Inn, Charing, Kent

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AlenomoreNot Tried18 Jul 2010

The Opera House, Tunbridge Wells, Kent

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IanGood15 Jan 2010 Always worth having. Some wood shavings, some perfume, but mostly a solid old ale. Good chewy malts.
PedroGood12 Dec 2009

The Druids Arms, Maidstone, Kent

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PedroExceptional06 Jan 2010

The Churchill Tavern, Ramsgate, Kent

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BlairNot Tried04 Dec 2009
BlairNot Tried21 Nov 2009
BlairGood19 Nov 2009 Fruity, tangy and smooth. Roasted malts and a little chocolate. Still not as good as I remember it a few years back.
BlairNot Tried05 Apr 2009
BlairGood04 Apr 2009 They've changed this and I don't think it's for the better. It seems a lot lighter in colour and not as strong tasting. Old Peculier used to be one of my favourite beers, this was good but not as good as it once was.
BlairNot Tried01 Apr 2009
IanNot Tried22 Nov 2008
BlairExcellent02 Nov 2008 I love this beer. Rich and black, loads of roasted malt and chocolate with a slight tartness.

The Pilot, Dungeness, Kent

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TrevorExcellent04 Apr 2009 Good, clear dark brown ale which I found quite to my liking
TrevorExcellent26 Feb 2008 Very dark colour and was expecting something full bodied and heavy, but was pleasantly surprised by its lightness. Very drinkable.
TrevorNot Tried29 Dec 2006

The Park Tavern, Eltham, Greater London

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DubbelExcellent08 Jan 2009 First cask OP of the season. Wintry winner, dark, moody malts. Is this the ideal cold January evening ale? Cellar must have been chilly as this was served a little on the cool side, though conditioning was excellent once it had warmed through.

The Black Swan, Middleham, North Yorkshire

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AdrianGood28 Aug 2008 Condition varied throughout week. Last pint from towards the bottom of the barrel.

Bolton Arms, Leyburn, North Yorkshire

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AdrianGood27 Aug 2008

The Earl of Dalkeith, Kettering, Northamptonshire

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StephenNot Tried27 Jun 2008

The Bree Louise, Euston, Central London

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IanNot Tried24 Apr 2008

Simple Simon's, Canterbury, Kent

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BlairNot Tried09 Feb 2008
IanNot Tried12 Jan 2008
AndrewNot Tried15 Dec 2007
IanNot Tried24 Nov 2007
AndrewNot Tried31 Oct 2007
BrianExcellent27 Oct 2007 Normally this is served too cold here, but this time it wasn't. It's a dear pint but in my opnion well worth it. This was tart, with burnt rubber aroma. A deep chocolate malt taste and a sweet caramel finish. It's lovely but not one for a session.
IanNot Tried20 May 2007
BrianExcellent23 Mar 2007 Normal. That's to say, too cold to start and excellent by the end - see all previous posts. (Didn't make a note of what else was on as this is one of my favourites).
IanGood21 Dec 2006 Very dark ruby, no head. Is it supposed to be this sour? The it warms up and this lovely dark fruit flavour comes out. Not huge hop, some dryness on end. Some liquorice and a bit of roasted malt with choc and coffee, but the dark fruits dominate.
BrianExcellent18 Dec 2006 Too cold to start, but soon excellent. Had two pints and felt suitably rewarded.
BrianExcellent11 Nov 2006 I had this on Wednesday and this was just as good. Like a bar of Old Jamaica.
BrianExcellent08 Nov 2006 Too cold to start, but then dark rum and slight sweetness. I love this beer but at 5.7 I only need a couple. Cost £3.30 by the way.
IanNot Tried29 Dec 2005
BrianExcellent11 Dec 2005 A bit cold to begin with, but soon the roasted malt came through with a slight sweetness at the end.

The Butchers Arms, Herne, Kent

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AndrewExcellent22 Sep 2007 Dark stewed prune colour. Rich plum and raisen. I've not had this for years but this was probably the best pint of it I've had
IanGood22 Sep 2007 I am not a big drinker of this beer, but we gave it a go. Liquorice, dark malts, good characterful beer and interesting.

The Red Lion, Histon, Cambridgeshire

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AndrewNot Tried07 Jul 2007

The Castle Inn, St Ives, Cornwall

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AndrewNot Tried24 Apr 2007

The Hotspur, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear

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AndrewNot Tried23 Feb 2007

Behind the Wall, Falkirk, Falkirk

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CharlesNot Tried26 May 2006

Pillars of Hercules, Soho, Central London

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IanNot Tried17 Dec 2005

Lincolnshire Poacher, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

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IanNot Tried22 Oct 2005

Monsal Head Hotel, Monsal Head, Derbyshire

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AndrewNot Tried24 Mar 2005
AndrewNot Tried21 Mar 2005

Theakston Old Peculier

5.60% ABV.

We have tried this beer 82 times.

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

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