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Newby Wyke Bear Island

PubAddressLast Visit Seen
HopinnNewcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire22 Nov 2016
The Greyfriar of ReadingReading, Berkshire16 Nov 2016
The Tollemache InnGrantham, Lincolnshire27 Jun 2016
The BeehiveGrantham, Lincolnshire14 Sep 2015
The Flower PotMaidstone, Kent26 Apr 2015
Kings HeadNorwich, Norfolk23 Oct 2014
Mariners RestLowestoft, Suffolk27 May 2014
The MaypoleCambridge, Cambridgeshire23 Jan 2014
The Good IntentRochester, Kent01 May 2010
The PubLeicester, Leicestershire02 Oct 2009
The BullHorton Kirby, Kent31 May 2009
Maidstone Beer Festival 2005Maidstone, Kent03 Sep 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.

Hopinn, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire

Nick WillisNot Tried22 Nov 2016

The Greyfriar of Reading, Reading, Berkshire

Stephen HarrisExcellent16 Nov 2016 Pale gold, with dry citrusy tastes.

The Tollemache Inn, Grantham, Lincolnshire

Philip PirripNot Tried27 Jun 2016
Philip PirripNot Tried26 Aug 2012
Philip PirripNot Tried30 Jul 2012

The Beehive, Grantham, Lincolnshire

Philip PirripGood14 Sep 2015 Newby Wyke beers are so samey

The Flower Pot, Maidstone, Kent

DosserNot Tried26 Apr 2015
DosserNot Tried20 Apr 2015
TobesNot Tried18 Apr 2015

Kings Head, Norwich, Norfolk

HSBNot Tried23 Oct 2014

Mariners Rest, Lowestoft, Suffolk

HSBGood27 May 2014

The Maypole, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

HSBNot Tried23 Jan 2014
HSBNot Tried30 Oct 2013

The Good Intent, Rochester, Kent

PedroExcellent01 May 2010

The Pub, Leicester, Leicestershire

StuGood02 Oct 2009 Pale gold,with a dry lemon/grapefruit taste with some biscuit malt and a dry hoppy finish.

The Bull, Horton Kirby, Kent

DubbelNot Tried31 May 2009
DubbelNot Tried06 Mar 2009
DubbelNot Tried25 Feb 2009
DubbelGood18 Feb 2009 Pale, dry, hoppy and refreshing. Great condition. According to others, my description of "a poor man's Bishop's Farewell" did it a disservice.

Maidstone Beer Festival 2005, Maidstone, Kent

IanAcceptable03 Sep 2005 Slightly hazy gold thin white head, citrus hop with some berry aroma. Spicey hoppy citric finish not quite there and a bit rubbery

Newby Wyke Bear Island

4.60% ABV.

A blonde beer brewed with four different types of high alpha acid hops to give a wonderfully mellow flavour, a hoppy aroma and a crisp dry aftertaste.

We have tried this beer 7 times.

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

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