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Bath Ales Gem Bitter

PubAddressLast Visit Seen
The Farmers BoySt Albans, Hertfordshire23 May 2018
The Broken DrumBlackfen, Greater London21 May 2018
The Three CrownsBushey, Hertfordshire23 Dec 2017
Bear InnBradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire20 Jun 2017
Compass InnTomarton, Gloucestershire21 Apr 2017
St. Kew InnSt Kew, Cornwall07 Apr 2017
Blacksmiths ArmsWillesborough, Kent19 Dec 2016
Oakford Social ClubReading, Berkshire14 Sep 2016
The MarquisCharing Cross, Central London09 Jul 2016
Rack of AleDover, Kent26 May 2016
Australian ArmsRamsgate, Kent25 Oct 2015
George InnBerkhamsted, Hertfordshire21 Oct 2015
The HollybushBridgeyate, Gloucestershire17 Oct 2015
Jolly SailorCanterbury, Kent15 Aug 2015
Old Road TavernChippenham, Wiltshire24 Jun 2015
The Edgar WallaceTemple, Central London12 May 2015
The MontpelierPeckham, Greater London23 Apr 2015
The SalamanderBath, Somerset30 Jan 2015
The White Lion (Mezzé at The White Lion)Portishead, Somerset25 Jan 2015
Woolwich EquitableWoolwich, Greater London01 Nov 2014
Bridge InnBristol, Avon15 Sep 2014
The BellBath, Somerset01 Sep 2014
Beerd (formerly Grapes)Oxford, Oxfordshire06 Jul 2014
Hamilton HallCity, Central London13 Jun 2014
Bush InnCwmbran, Gwent17 May 2014
Galleon InnFowey, Cornwall15 May 2014
The Watch HouseLewisham, Greater London11 May 2014
Red Lion & SunHighgate, Greater London29 Apr 2014
The David ProtheroeNeath, Glamorgan28 Apr 2014
Leyton Orient Supporters ClubLeyton, Greater London26 Apr 2014
The PeasantClerkenwell, Central London20 Apr 2014
The Flower PotMaidstone, Kent12 Apr 2014
The Three HatsMilton Regis, Kent20 Feb 2014
The Hop PocketBossingham, Kent31 Jan 2014
The King's HeadLeicester, Leicestershire24 Jan 2014
Leyton TechnicalLeyton, Greater London01 Jan 2014
Graze Bar, Brewery & ChophouseBath, Somerset16 Dec 2013
The Ale House Bath, Somerset09 Jul 2013
The Kings ArmsOffham, Kent01 Feb 2013
The Druids ArmsMaidstone, Kent19 Jan 2013
The Fox and CrownNewark, Nottinghamshire05 Dec 2012
Hare & HoundsMaidstone, Kent01 Dec 2012
The BellWalthamstow, Greater London22 Nov 2012
The BarnsburyBarnsbury, Central London14 Oct 2012
Ye Olde Three Horseshoes InnCharlbury, Oxfordshire02 Oct 2012
The Milson RhodesDidsbury, Greater Manchester12 Sep 2012
The Society RoomsMaidstone, Kent19 Aug 2012
The White HorseDover, Kent16 Jul 2012
The Sovereign of the SeasPetts Wood, Greater London16 Jul 2012
Kings ArmsWareham, Dorset23 Jun 2012
The Boot InnTisbury, Wiltshire08 Jun 2012
The Good IntentRochester, Kent22 Mar 2012
New InnPadbury, Buckinghamshire07 Feb 2012
Rose & CrownHalstead, Kent03 May 2011
Portwall TavernBristol, Avon26 Jan 2011
BoathouseWylam, Northumberland13 Oct 2010
16th Bridgnorth Beer FestivalBridgnorth, Shropshire18 Sep 2010
Stile BridgeMarden, Kent28 Aug 2010
The Black HorseBirmingham, West Midlands15 Aug 2010
The Mechanical ElephantMargate, Kent12 Jul 2010
The Hop PoleBath, Somerset14 Apr 2007
The Thomas IngoldsbyCanterbury, Kent20 May 2006
Hare on the HillBristol, Avon06 May 2006

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 Farmers Boy, St Albans, Hertfordshire

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ChrisENot Tried23 May 2018

The Broken Drum, Blackfen, Greater London

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Philip PirripExcellent21 May 2018 In fine form

The Three Crowns, Bushey, Hertfordshire

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AndrewNot Tried23 Dec 2017
AndrewNot Tried27 May 2016

Bear Inn, Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire

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Jack WilliamGood20 Jun 2017

Compass Inn, Tomarton, Gloucestershire

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Jack WilliamGood21 Apr 2017 Fruity and malty, very nice.

St. Kew Inn, St Kew, Cornwall

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AndrewNot Tried07 Apr 2017

Blacksmiths Arms, Willesborough, Kent

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Magnus GreelGood19 Dec 2016 A rich aroma of hops and a long, deep, bittersweet finish.
ChrisEExcellent07 Aug 2015

Oakford Social Club, Reading, Berkshire

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Stephen HarrisGood14 Sep 2016 Amber-coloured. An above average quality, malty Bitter.

The Marquis, Charing Cross, Central London

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Philip PirripAcceptable09 Jul 2016 Now St Austell owned, will it go the way of Doom Bar. Did not taste quite right to me, too cloying

Rack of Ale, Dover, Kent

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Philip PirripNot Tried26 May 2016

Australian Arms, Ramsgate, Kent

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DosserGood25 Oct 2015 Todays guest

George Inn, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire

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ChrisEExcellent21 Oct 2015

The Hollybush, Bridgeyate, Gloucestershire

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Stephen HarrisNot Tried17 Oct 2015

Jolly Sailor, Canterbury, Kent

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AndrewGood15 Aug 2015 Nice toffee apple malt. Hint of butter.

Old Road Tavern, Chippenham, Wiltshire

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Philip PirripAcceptable24 Jun 2015 Guvnor said was a comparatively new cask on

The Edgar Wallace, Temple, Central London

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Philip PirripNot Tried12 May 2015

The Montpelier, Peckham, Greater London

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Philip PirripNot Tried23 Apr 2015

The Salamander, Bath, Somerset

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Archie14Good30 Jan 2015
Stephen HarrisNot Tried27 Nov 2013
TonyNot Tried14 Apr 2007
AndrewNot Tried14 Apr 2007

The White Lion (Mezzé at The White Lion), Portishead, Somerset

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AndrewAcceptable25 Jan 2015 A bit pappy

Woolwich Equitable, Woolwich, Greater London

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Philip PirripNot Tried01 Nov 2014
Philip PirripNot Tried31 Oct 2014

Bridge Inn, Bristol, Avon

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Philip PirripAcceptable15 Sep 2014
Philip PirripNot Tried26 Jun 2014
Philip PirripAcceptable17 Mar 2014
AndrewNot Tried06 May 2006

The Bell, Bath, Somerset

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Archie14Good01 Sep 2014
TonyNot Tried14 Apr 2007
AndrewNot Tried14 Apr 2007

Beerd (formerly Grapes), Oxford, Oxfordshire

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Stephen HarrisNot Tried06 Jul 2014

Hamilton Hall, City, Central London

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HSBNot Tried13 Jun 2014

Bush Inn, Cwmbran, Gwent

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Nick WillisGood17 May 2014 In good order, more flavoursome, nutty, than the last time I tried it.

Galleon Inn, Fowey, Cornwall

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HSBNot Tried15 May 2014

The Watch House, Lewisham, Greater London

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Philip PirripNot Tried11 May 2014

Red Lion & Sun, Highgate, Greater London

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HSBGood29 Apr 2014

The David Protheroe, Neath, Glamorgan

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Philip PirripNot Tried28 Apr 2014

Leyton Orient Supporters Club, Leyton, Greater London

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Stephen HarrisNot Tried26 Apr 2014

The Peasant, Clerkenwell, Central London

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Jack WilliamGood20 Apr 2014 sweet and nutty

The Flower Pot, Maidstone, Kent

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TobesNot Tried12 Apr 2014
PedroNot Tried23 Nov 2012 Ran out on ordering
PedroExcellent15 Dec 2010
PedroExcellent14 Dec 2010
PedroExcellent12 Dec 2010
DosserNot Tried12 Dec 2010
PedroExceptional08 Sep 2010
PedroExceptional07 Sep 2010
AlenomoreNot Tried05 Sep 2010

The Three Hats, Milton Regis, Kent

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Philip PirripGood20 Feb 2014 Fresh on and tasted fresh

The Hop Pocket, Bossingham, Kent

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MickGood31 Jan 2014 Nice enough, a bit sweet on the finish.

The King's Head, Leicester, Leicestershire

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StuNot Tried24 Jan 2014

Leyton Technical, Leyton, Greater London

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Stephen HarrisNot Tried01 Jan 2014
Stephen HarrisNot Tried16 Dec 2013
Stephen HarrisNot Tried12 Oct 2013
Stephen HarrisGood03 Oct 2013 Good beer on fine form.
Stephen HarrisGood17 Sep 2013 A malty best bitter with a toffee taste.

Graze Bar, Brewery & Chophouse, Bath, Somerset

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Philip PirripNot Tried16 Dec 2013

The Ale House , Bath, Somerset

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Philip PirripExcellent09 Jul 2013 Best conditioned beer of the evening
Philip PirripGood09 Sep 2012 Absolutely choked on first mouthful with an acute caramel nose and taste. Subsided as the pint went down

The Kings Arms, Offham, Kent

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PedroExcellent01 Feb 2013

The Druids Arms, Maidstone, Kent

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DosserGood19 Jan 2013
PedroExcellent18 Jan 2013

The Fox and Crown, Newark, Nottinghamshire

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Philip PirripNot Tried05 Dec 2012

Hare & Hounds, Maidstone, Kent

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PedroExcellent01 Dec 2012
PedroExcellent30 Nov 2012
PedroExcellent27 Nov 2012
PedroGood24 Nov 2012

The Bell, Walthamstow, Greater London

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Stephen HarrisNot Tried22 Nov 2012

The Barnsbury, Barnsbury, Central London

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Stephen HarrisNot Tried14 Oct 2012

Ye Olde Three Horseshoes Inn, Charlbury, Oxfordshire

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Philip PirripNot Tried02 Oct 2012

The Milson Rhodes, Didsbury, Greater Manchester

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AlenomoreNot Tried12 Sep 2012

The Society Rooms, Maidstone, Kent

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AlenomoreNot Tried19 Aug 2012
AlenomoreNot Tried19 Jul 2012
AlenomoreNot Tried18 Jul 2012
AlenomoreExceptional15 Aug 2010 Good condition.
PedroGood20 Jul 2010

The White Horse, Dover, Kent

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ChrisEGood16 Jul 2012 Good, but too cold for my taste.

The Sovereign of the Seas, Petts Wood, Greater London

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oz11Excellent16 Jul 2012 Lots of caramel/toffee. Very nice.

Kings Arms, Wareham, Dorset

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Stephen HarrisGood23 Jun 2012 A brown, full-bodied, toffee malty, bitter.

The Boot Inn, Tisbury, Wiltshire

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AndrewNot Tried08 Jun 2012

The Good Intent, Rochester, Kent

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ChrisEGood22 Mar 2012 Gravity dispense, and full of flavour.
PedroGood09 Jun 2011 crackin toffee flavour but a bit flat

New Inn, Padbury, Buckinghamshire

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HSBExcellent07 Feb 2012

Rose & Crown, Halstead, Kent

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PedroGood03 May 2011

Portwall Tavern, Bristol, Avon

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MickNot Tried26 Jan 2011

Boathouse, Wylam, Northumberland

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McGargleNot Tried13 Oct 2010 £1.99/pint.

16th Bridgnorth Beer Festival, Bridgnorth, Shropshire

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AlenomoreNot Tried18 Sep 2010

Stile Bridge, Marden, Kent

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PedroGood28 Aug 2010

The Black Horse, Birmingham, West Midlands

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PedroExcellent15 Aug 2010

The Mechanical Elephant, Margate, Kent

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beery steveGood12 Jul 2010 Very Tasty

The Hop Pole, Bath, Somerset

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TonyGood14 Apr 2007 Sweet toasty caramel. Smoooooth. Andy says "a classy beer" and I agree.
AndrewNot Tried14 Apr 2007

The Thomas Ingoldsby, Canterbury, Kent

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IanAcceptable20 May 2006 Amber colour, lasting beige head. Caramel/toffee bitter with earthy citric finish. Fine, but not exceptional

Hare on the Hill, Bristol, Avon

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AndrewNot Tried06 May 2006

Bath Ales Gem Bitter

4.10% ABV.

We have tried this beer 51 times.

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

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