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Westerham Grasshopper Kentish Bitter

PubAddressLast Visit Seen
The Leading LightFaversham, Kent12 Oct 2017
The New InnCanterbury, Kent03 Oct 2017
The River Ale HouseEast Greenwich, Greater London18 Sep 2017
The White SwanCharlton, Greater London11 Aug 2017
The New Cross TurnpikeWelling, Greater London12 Jun 2017
Planet Thanet Easter Beer Festival 2017Margate, Kent14 Apr 2017
The Milk HouseSissinghurst, Kent25 Mar 2017
Louis ArmstrongDover, Kent16 Dec 2016
The Red CowSandwich, Kent14 Jul 2016
The KnoxbridgeFrittenden, Kent09 Jul 2016
The Three MarinersHythe, Kent15 Mar 2016
The Dog and BellDeptford, Greater London15 Jan 2016
GlassblowerSoho, Central London17 Nov 2015
Kent Beer Festival 2015Canterbury, Kent23 Jul 2015
The Black RobinKingston, Kent03 Jul 2015
Prince Albert (Rose's)Woolwich, Greater London25 Jun 2015
The Watch HouseLewisham, Greater London16 Jun 2015
Thornbury CastleMarylebone, Central London07 May 2015
The Society RoomsMaidstone, Kent17 Feb 2015
One Inn The WoodPetts Wood, Greater London20 Jan 2015
The Butchers ArmsHerne, Kent22 Dec 2014
The Penny FarthingCrayford, Greater London11 Oct 2014
Three ChimneysBiddenden, Kent07 Aug 2014
3rd Angelfest Music and Beer Festival 2014Tonbridge, Kent01 Jun 2014
The Boars Head InnCrowborough, East Sussex14 Mar 2014
Duke of WellingtonRyarsh, Kent30 Nov 2013
Weald of Kent Ploughing Match 2013Chainhurst, Kent14 Sep 2013
The Rum PuncheonGravesend, Kent09 Aug 2013
The Grape & GrainCrystal Palace, Greater London26 Jun 2013
Red LionSnargate, Kent12 May 2013
Grasshopper on the GreenWesterham, Kent06 May 2013
1st East Dulwich Real Ale & Cider FestivalEast Dulwich, Greater London03 May 2013
2nd Angelfest Music and Beer Festival 2013Tonbridge, Kent27 Apr 2013
The Bowl InnHastingleigh, Kent17 Mar 2013
The Black Horse InnThurnham, Kent07 Feb 2013
The PullmanFolkestone, Kent25 Nov 2012
The WindmillHollingbourne, Kent02 Nov 2012
The ChapelBroadstairs, Kent03 Aug 2012
The County HotelAshford, Kent19 Feb 2012
The Bell InnStaplehurst, Kent09 Feb 2012
The Flower PotMaidstone, Kent23 Jan 2012
The Humphrey BeanTonbridge, Kent03 Jan 2012
The Sovereign of the SeasPetts Wood, Greater London14 Nov 2011
The CrownOtford, Kent08 Oct 2011
WheatsheafBough Beech, Kent27 Aug 2011
Sissinghurst Castle Smallholders FairSissinghurst, Kent13 Aug 2011
Bake & AlehouseWestgate-on-Sea, Kent21 Jul 2011
Planet Thanet Easter Beer Festival 2011Margate, Kent22 Apr 2011
Weald of Kent Ploughing Match 2010Frittenden, Kent18 Sep 2010
The Bell & JorrocksFrittenden, Kent16 Sep 2010
The Opera HouseTunbridge Wells, Kent12 Sep 2010
The Mundy BoisMundy Bois, Kent04 Jul 2010
Star & EagleGoudhurst, Kent05 Jun 2010
The UnicornBekesbourne, Kent01 May 2010
Crabble Corn Mill Beer Festival 2009Dover, Kent22 May 2009
The Harvest MoonOrpington, Greater London15 Apr 2009
Blacksmith ArmsWormshill, Kent30 Mar 2008
King & QueenEast Malling, Kent29 Dec 2007
Kings HeadCanterbury, Kent03 Dec 2006
Kent Beer Festival 2006Canterbury, Kent20 Jul 2006
Bowl InnCharing, Kent14 Jul 2006
The Lobster PotWest Malling, Kent27 Aug 2005
Rare Breeds Beer Festival 2005Woodchurch, Kent03 Jun 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 Leading Light, Faversham, Kent

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Philip PirripNot Tried12 Oct 2017

The New Inn, Canterbury, Kent

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JasonNot Tried03 Oct 2017

The River Ale House, East Greenwich, Greater London

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Philip PirripNot Tried18 Sep 2017

The White Swan, Charlton, Greater London

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Philip PirripNot Tried11 Aug 2017

The New Cross Turnpike, Welling, Greater London

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Philip PirripNot Tried12 Jun 2017
Philip PirripNot Tried12 Jan 2017

Planet Thanet Easter Beer Festival 2017, Margate, Kent

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AndrewExcellent14 Apr 2017 Always liked Grasshopper.

The Milk House, Sissinghurst, Kent

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WittendenNot Tried25 Mar 2017

Louis Armstrong, Dover, Kent

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ChrisEGood16 Dec 2016
ChrisENot Tried26 Aug 2015

The Red Cow, Sandwich, Kent

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Jack WilliamNot Tried14 Jul 2016

The Knoxbridge, Frittenden, Kent

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WittendenGood09 Jul 2016 In good nick.Brown and malty with peppery hops.

The Three Mariners, Hythe, Kent

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ChrisENot Tried15 Mar 2016
thebrewingmanNot Tried30 Jul 2011
IanExcellent30 Jan 2010 Lovely bitter, good deep malts and very good hops on the finish.

The Dog and Bell, Deptford, Greater London

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Philip PirripNot Tried15 Jan 2016 Ran out
ChrisENot Tried15 Jan 2016
Stephen HarrisNot Tried08 Sep 2013

Glassblower, Soho, Central London

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Stephen HarrisExcellent17 Nov 2015 An excellent pint. A full-bodied, brown Best Bitter, given an extra edge by some good, zesty hops.

Kent Beer Festival 2015, Canterbury, Kent

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AndrewGood23 Jul 2015

The Black Robin, Kingston, Kent

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MickGood03 Jul 2015

Prince Albert (Rose's), Woolwich, Greater London

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Philip PirripNot Tried25 Jun 2015

The Watch House, Lewisham, Greater London

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Philip PirripExcellent16 Jun 2015
Philip PirripGood07 May 2014 1st one great head and condition
Philip PirripAcceptable07 May 2014 2nd (no others served between) and flat and poor head
Philip PirripNot Tried26 May 2012 Put on and pump clip attached for open doors in the morning

Thornbury Castle, Marylebone, Central London

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HSBNot Tried07 May 2015

The Society Rooms, Maidstone, Kent

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TobesNot Tried17 Feb 2015
ChrisENot Tried15 Jan 2014
AlenomoreNot Tried07 Jul 2013
AlenomoreNot Tried25 Nov 2012
AlenomoreNot Tried05 Nov 2012
AlenomoreNot Tried04 Nov 2012
AlenomoreNot Tried27 Oct 2012

One Inn The Wood, Petts Wood, Greater London

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oz11Not Tried20 Jan 2015
oz11Not Tried10 Jun 2014

The Butchers Arms, Herne, Kent

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Philip PirripNot Tried22 Dec 2014

The Penny Farthing, Crayford, Greater London

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Philip PirripNot Tried11 Oct 2014

Three Chimneys, Biddenden, Kent

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WittendenNot Tried07 Aug 2014

3rd Angelfest Music and Beer Festival 2014, Tonbridge, Kent

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oz11Good01 Jun 2014
oz11Not Tried31 May 2014

The Boars Head Inn, Crowborough, East Sussex

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ChrisENot Tried14 Mar 2014

Duke of Wellington, Ryarsh, Kent

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DosserNot Tried30 Nov 2013
PedroNot Tried21 Feb 2013
PedroNot Tried16 Aug 2012
PedroNot Tried02 Mar 2012
PedroNot Tried05 Feb 2012
PedroExcellent03 Feb 2012
PedroNot Tried29 Jan 2012
PedroExcellent13 Jan 2012
PedroExcellent15 May 2011
PedroExcellent12 Feb 2011
PedroNot Tried07 Feb 2011
PedroExcellent29 Jan 2011

Weald of Kent Ploughing Match 2013, Chainhurst, Kent

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WittendenGood14 Sep 2013 Darkish,malt driven bitter. Mellow.

The Rum Puncheon, Gravesend, Kent

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Philip PirripGood09 Aug 2013 Very malty darker brew
ChrisEGood09 Aug 2013
ChrisEGood04 Aug 2011

The Grape & Grain, Crystal Palace, Greater London

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HSBNot Tried26 Jun 2013

Red Lion, Snargate, Kent

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AlenomoreNot Tried12 May 2013

Grasshopper on the Green, Westerham, Kent

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Stephen HarrisGood06 May 2013 A traditional, brown bitter. Nutty and malty.
AndrewNot Tried10 Feb 2007
IanNot Tried10 Feb 2007

1st East Dulwich Real Ale & Cider Festival, East Dulwich, Greater London

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oz11Not Tried03 May 2013

2nd Angelfest Music and Beer Festival 2013, Tonbridge, Kent

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oz11Not Tried27 Apr 2013

The Bowl Inn, Hastingleigh, Kent

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MickExcellent17 Mar 2013 Nice, good malt and hops, good mouth feel. A good honest bitter. citrus and pepper.
MickExcellent23 Dec 2012 Super pint, good malt and hops, fruit and a peppery background, a really nice beer.

The Black Horse Inn, Thurnham, Kent

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PedroGood07 Feb 2013
PedroNot Tried26 Jan 2013
PedroExcellent03 Nov 2012
PedroGood27 Jul 2012
PedroNot Tried14 Jun 2012
PedroNot Tried14 May 2011

The Pullman, Folkestone, Kent

WhoScoreWhenNotes
AlenomoreNot Tried25 Nov 2012
ChrisENot Tried03 Oct 2012
ChrisEGood26 Jul 2012 Tawny best bitter in very good condition.

The Windmill, Hollingbourne, Kent

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PedroExcellent02 Nov 2012

The Chapel, Broadstairs, Kent

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AndrewGood03 Aug 2012 I always feel like David Carradine in Kung Fu when I order this beer. Lacked a bit of zing but still a nice pint.

The County Hotel, Ashford, Kent

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IanGood19 Feb 2012 Good condition and lovely and drinkable session ale.

The Bell Inn, Staplehurst, Kent

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PedroGood09 Feb 2012
PedroGood28 Jan 2012
PedroGood21 Jan 2012
PedroGood14 Jan 2012
PedroGood12 Feb 2011
PedroAcceptable15 Jan 2011 But only just !

The Flower Pot, Maidstone, Kent

WhoScoreWhenNotes
oz11Good23 Jan 2012
PedroNot Tried22 Jan 2012
PedroNot Tried21 Jan 2012
PedroExcellent20 Jan 2012
PedroNot Tried17 Dec 2011
AlenomoreGood16 Dec 2011
PedroExcellent16 Dec 2011
PedroNot Tried29 Oct 2009
PedroNot Tried27 Oct 2009
PedroExcellent24 Oct 2009
AngieNot Tried23 Oct 2009

The Humphrey Bean, Tonbridge, Kent

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Martin the MildmanAcceptable03 Jan 2012 Amber bitter with a crisp, bitter hop flavour and a dryish hoppy finish. My score 14/20.

The Sovereign of the Seas, Petts Wood, Greater London

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oz11Not Tried14 Nov 2011

The Crown, Otford, Kent

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oz11Excellent08 Oct 2011
PedroNot Tried07 Oct 2011

Wheatsheaf, Bough Beech, Kent

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PedroExcellent27 Aug 2011

Sissinghurst Castle Smallholders Fair, Sissinghurst, Kent

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WittendenNot Tried13 Aug 2011

Bake & Alehouse, Westgate-on-Sea, Kent

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AndrewGood21 Jul 2011 I like Grasshopper. My favourite Westerham beer I think.

Planet Thanet Easter Beer Festival 2011, Margate, Kent

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BlairExcellent22 Apr 2011 I love this beer, ridiculously drinkable.

Weald of Kent Ploughing Match 2010, Frittenden, Kent

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thebrewingmanNot Tried18 Sep 2010

The Bell & Jorrocks, Frittenden, Kent

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PedroExcellent16 Sep 2010

The Opera House, Tunbridge Wells, Kent

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Martin the MildmanGood12 Sep 2010 Darkish bitter with a full bodied hop and malt flavour. Dryish hoppy finish. My score 15/20.

The Mundy Bois, Mundy Bois, Kent

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IanPoor04 Jul 2010 Now I don't mind paying £3.20 a pint if it's kept brilliantly, but this was poor and I found myself pouring the rest of it away as I returned to the bar. Shame as I like this pub, but this didn't make a good impression beer-wise
TrevorNot Tried25 Apr 2010
TrevorNot Tried18 Apr 2010

Star & Eagle, Goudhurst, Kent

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WittendenExcellent05 Jun 2010 A lovely dark chestnut coloured bitter:malty without being cloying,with an intense hop bite.Who says Targets are boring?Great beer.

The Unicorn, Bekesbourne, Kent

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MickGood01 May 2010 Good bitter, dark with good malt and balanced hops.
BlairExcellent27 Mar 2010 Lovely darkish bitter, great hops and malt. A fantastic example of a classic bitter.
AndrewExcellent29 Aug 2009 Excellent condition. Bit of cane sugar, rough hops, lovely.

Crabble Corn Mill Beer Festival 2009, Dover, Kent

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BlairGood22 May 2009 Darkish bitter. Quite nutty with a bit of roasted malt in there. Pretty good.
MickGood22 May 2009 Ruby/Brown colour, fruity and hoppy, nice.

The Harvest Moon, Orpington, Greater London

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DubbelNot Tried15 Apr 2009

Blacksmith Arms, Wormshill, Kent

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AndrewExcellent30 Mar 2008 Excellent session brown bitter with hints of lemon, good buscuity malt and earthy hops.

King & Queen, East Malling, Kent

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AndrewGood29 Dec 2007 A good quality pint. Dark coloured and with a lemon grass bite to it.

Kings Head, Canterbury, Kent

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IanGood03 Dec 2006 Deep clear chestnut colour. Landlord pulled through a couple of pints to clear the lines from overnight. Fruity malt aroma. Mix of red/dark fruits, good conditioning in mouth, prickly carbonation and earthy hop finish. Some tannin. Full in mouth. Excellent malt/hop balance.

Kent Beer Festival 2006, Canterbury, Kent

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BrianGood20 Jul 2006 Dark brown colour, bubbly head. Slightly sulphurous aroma, but good bitter, nutty bite.

Bowl Inn, Charing, Kent

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IanExcellent14 Jul 2006 Deep brown/mahogany colour with thin beige head. Excellent session bitter, yeast, hop and dry malt aroma, plenty of fruit/tea in the mouth with a malty dry finish and a peppery hop. One of my favourites.

The Lobster Pot, West Malling, Kent

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IanNot Tried27 Aug 2005

Rare Breeds Beer Festival 2005, Woodchurch, Kent

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IanExcellent03 Jun 2005 Now I liked this a lot. I have had other Westerham beers and not been entirely impressed. mid brown tobacco/tea flavours, some good green hops with hoppy finish. I could easily do a session on this

Westerham Grasshopper Kentish Bitter

3.80% ABV.

A dark, malty bitter with nutty, roasted notes from the Chocolate Malt. This session bitter is hopped with Kent Target hops from the National Trust's hop farm at Scotney Castle and East Kent Goldings. A satisfying and flavoursome pint..

We have tried this beer 61 times.

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

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