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PubAddressLast Visit Seen
The Long PondEltham, Greater London12 Jan 2018
The River Ale HouseEast Greenwich, Greater London10 Dec 2017
The Broken DrumBlackfen, Greater London08 Aug 2017
The Hovelling Boat InnRamsgate, Kent28 Jun 2017
The Gatekeeper (formerly The New Inn)Etchinghill, Kent11 Jan 2017
FezMargate, Kent24 Sep 2016
The Anchor InnWingham, Kent27 Feb 2016
The Tickled TroutWye, Kent24 Feb 2016
Kings HeadCanterbury, Kent24 Jan 2016
The Goose (formerly The Sovereign)Ramsgate, Kent31 Oct 2015
The George & DragonFordwich, Kent05 Sep 2015
Rack of AleDover, Kent21 Aug 2015
Rising SunBeltinge, Kent02 Aug 2015
The John Wallis (formerly Man of Kent)Ashford, Kent25 Jun 2015
The Door HingeWelling, Greater London15 May 2015
The Black RobinKingston, Kent21 Feb 2015
The Compass AlehouseGravesend, Kent05 Nov 2014
The PhoenixCanterbury, Kent17 Oct 2014
The Leading LightFaversham, Kent13 Sep 2014
Bake & AlehouseWestgate-on-Sea, Kent31 May 2014
The Conqueror AlehouseRamsgate, Kent31 Jan 2014
The ChambersFolkestone, Kent27 Nov 2013
The Society RoomsMaidstone, Kent15 Sep 2013
The Lifeboat Ale & Cider HouseMargate, Kent03 Aug 2013
The Sir Norman WisdomDeal, Kent01 Aug 2013
The Man of Kent Ale HouseRochester, Kent04 Jul 2013
Crabble Corn Mill Beer Festival 2013Dover, Kent24 May 2013
The Firkin AlehouseFolkestone, Kent30 Nov 2012
The ChapelBroadstairs, Kent04 Sep 2012
Halfway HouseBrenchley, Kent27 Aug 2012
Kent County Cricket Canterbury - CAMRA Beer TentCanterbury, Kent10 Aug 2012
The Peter CushingWhitstable, Kent21 Jul 2012
Six BellsWoodchurch, Kent18 Feb 2012
The Flower PotMaidstone, Kent06 Sep 2011
Kent Beer Festival 2011Canterbury, Kent21 Jul 2011
The Eight BellsDover, Kent04 Feb 2011
Black GriffinCanterbury, Kent23 Nov 2010
City ArmsCanterbury, Kent08 Oct 2010
East Malling Beer & Cider Festival 2010East Malling, Kent04 Sep 2010
The Lobster PotWest Malling, Kent28 Aug 2010
The Parrot (Young's)Canterbury, Kent10 Jul 2010
Lenham Working Mens ClubLenham, Kent22 May 2010
Planet Thanet Easter Beer Festival 2010Margate, Kent02 Apr 2010

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 Long Pond, Eltham, Greater London

WhoScoreWhenNotes
Philip PirripNot Tried12 Jan 2018 Ran out
Philip PirripNot Tried02 Mar 2016

The River Ale House, East Greenwich, Greater London

WhoScoreWhenNotes
Philip PirripNot Tried10 Dec 2017

The Broken Drum, Blackfen, Greater London

WhoScoreWhenNotes
Philip PirripNot Tried08 Aug 2017

The Hovelling Boat Inn, Ramsgate, Kent

WhoScoreWhenNotes
Philip PirripExcellent28 Jun 2017 Fruity and hoppy as the tin might say, in fact tongue raspingly bitter

The Gatekeeper (formerly The New Inn), Etchinghill, Kent

WhoScoreWhenNotes
JasonExcellent11 Jan 2017 Fruity golden ale with a hoppy and honey hit.

Fez, Margate, Kent

WhoScoreWhenNotes
Philip PirripNot Tried24 Sep 2016

The Anchor Inn, Wingham, Kent

WhoScoreWhenNotes
AndrewExcellent27 Feb 2016 Good condition. Light golden bitter. Reedy with rose notes. Nice. This nearly as good as Canterbury Ales Wife of Bath. Nearly :-)

The Tickled Trout, Wye, Kent

WhoScoreWhenNotes
TrevorNot Tried24 Feb 2016
TrevorGood14 Dec 2015 Some citrus hints.
TrevorExcellent08 Sep 2015 Good condition with hints of citrus. A pleasant drink.

Kings Head, Canterbury, Kent

WhoScoreWhenNotes
Jack WilliamGood24 Jan 2016 A lovely, fresh citrus ale with a nice bite - made me long for Spring.

The Goose (formerly The Sovereign), Ramsgate, Kent

WhoScoreWhenNotes
DosserNot Tried31 Oct 2015

The George & Dragon, Fordwich, Kent

WhoScoreWhenNotes
Jack WilliamNot Tried05 Sep 2015

Rack of Ale, Dover, Kent

WhoScoreWhenNotes
Jack WilliamGood21 Aug 2015

Rising Sun, Beltinge, Kent

WhoScoreWhenNotes
DosserNot Tried02 Aug 2015 3 weak uns on

The John Wallis (formerly Man of Kent), Ashford, Kent

WhoScoreWhenNotes
ChrisEAcceptable25 Jun 2015

The Door Hinge, Welling, Greater London

WhoScoreWhenNotes
Philip PirripNot Tried15 May 2015
Philip PirripExcellent10 Jan 2015

The Black Robin, Kingston, Kent

WhoScoreWhenNotes
MickNot Tried21 Feb 2015
MickGood13 Feb 2015 Excellent condition but not much taste
MickGood29 Jan 2015 Nice pale session bitter.
MickNot Tried18 Jan 2015
Jack WilliamExcellent16 Jan 2015 Lots of life, fresh and hoppy.

The Compass Alehouse, Gravesend, Kent

WhoScoreWhenNotes
Philip PirripAcceptable05 Nov 2014 Rather metallic - seemed too fresh

The Phoenix, Canterbury, Kent

WhoScoreWhenNotes
AndrewExcellent17 Oct 2014 Slightly fruity. Hint of perspex. Light body. Slightly tart. Very drinkable.
AlenomoreNot Tried15 Sep 2013
AndrewNot Tried07 Dec 2012
AndrewNot Tried06 Jan 2011
AndrewNot Tried29 Oct 2010
AndrewExcellent09 Sep 2010 Great condition. Bitter coffee, toasted peanuts, great stuff.
AndrewNot Tried02 Aug 2010
AndrewExcellent09 Jul 2010 Really very drinkable brown bitter.
AndrewNot Tried29 Jun 2010
AndrewGood09 Apr 2010 Not in fantastic condition but quite acceptable. Pale golden-brown colour with earthy citrus notes.
AndrewGood30 Oct 2009 Brown beer with earthy hop bite - quite pronounced bite on the finish

The Leading Light, Faversham, Kent

WhoScoreWhenNotes
ChrisEPoor13 Sep 2014 I did not finish this pint.
Stephen HarrisGood22 Apr 2012 Golden-coloured beer with a citrus and bitter hop character.

Bake & Alehouse, Westgate-on-Sea, Kent

WhoScoreWhenNotes
IanPoor31 May 2014 Earthy golden ale.
HSBExcellent26 Mar 2013
Philip PirripNot Tried12 Apr 2012

The Conqueror Alehouse, Ramsgate, Kent

WhoScoreWhenNotes
Philip PirripGood31 Jan 2014

The Chambers, Folkestone, Kent

WhoScoreWhenNotes
ChrisENot Tried27 Nov 2013
Philip PirripAcceptable08 Apr 2013
IanGood23 Oct 2012 Hoppy aroma good condition orange and tangerine fruit on the finish. Very pleasant.
Philip PirripExcellent04 Sep 2012 Grew on me as the pint emptied
AlenomoreNot Tried25 Aug 2012
ChrisEGood26 Jul 2012

The Society Rooms, Maidstone, Kent

WhoScoreWhenNotes
AlenomoreNot Tried15 Sep 2013

The Lifeboat Ale & Cider House, Margate, Kent

WhoScoreWhenNotes
John BNot Tried03 Aug 2013

The Sir Norman Wisdom, Deal, Kent

WhoScoreWhenNotes
Philip PirripNot Tried01 Aug 2013

The Man of Kent Ale House, Rochester, Kent

WhoScoreWhenNotes
Philip PirripNot Tried04 Jul 2013
ChrisEExcellent22 Mar 2012
PedroExcellent01 May 2010
AndrewNot Tried23 Jan 2010
BlairGood05 Dec 2009 Earthy, grassy flavour to this one. I liked it, pretty impressive from such a new brewer.

Crabble Corn Mill Beer Festival 2013, Dover, Kent

WhoScoreWhenNotes
MickGood24 May 2013 Nice IPA, but lacking a good finish.

The Firkin Alehouse, Folkestone, Kent

WhoScoreWhenNotes
Philip PirripAcceptable30 Nov 2012 Seemed tired
IanAcceptable30 Nov 2012 Now I've had this beer when it's been excellent and had it when it's not been so good which has got nothing to do with whichever pub is serving it, it's to do with how it's been brewed. Sherberty perfumey hoppy beer. Bit too perfumed for me

The Chapel, Broadstairs, Kent

WhoScoreWhenNotes
IanNot Tried04 Sep 2012

Halfway House, Brenchley, Kent

WhoScoreWhenNotes
oz11Not Tried27 Aug 2012

Kent County Cricket Canterbury - CAMRA Beer Tent, Canterbury, Kent

WhoScoreWhenNotes
oz11Not Tried10 Aug 2012

The Peter Cushing, Whitstable, Kent

WhoScoreWhenNotes
AlenomoreExcellent21 Jul 2012 Our chauffeur thought her sample was excellant.

Six Bells, Woodchurch, Kent

WhoScoreWhenNotes
PedroExcellent18 Feb 2012 Really impressed
PedroNot Tried17 Feb 2012

The Flower Pot, Maidstone, Kent

WhoScoreWhenNotes
DosserExcellent06 Sep 2011
PedroExcellent01 Sep 2011
DosserNot Tried31 Aug 2011
PedroNot Tried13 Feb 2011
AngieExceptional12 Feb 2011
PedroExcellent10 Feb 2011
AngieExceptional10 Jan 2011
PedroExcellent15 Dec 2010
PedroNot Tried14 Dec 2010
PedroExcellent12 Dec 2010
DosserExcellent02 Dec 2010
PedroExcellent06 May 2010

Kent Beer Festival 2011, Canterbury, Kent

WhoScoreWhenNotes
MickGood21 Jul 2011 nice aroma, some citrus and good hop balance.

The Eight Bells, Dover, Kent

WhoScoreWhenNotes
AndrewNot Tried04 Feb 2011
IanNot Tried27 Jan 2011

Black Griffin, Canterbury, Kent

WhoScoreWhenNotes
AndrewExcellent23 Nov 2010 Initially I thought they'd put the wrong barrel on and this was actually Golden Braid. However, there was a toasted peanut bite on the finish that gave it away that this was indeed a Wantsum beer.

City Arms, Canterbury, Kent

WhoScoreWhenNotes
AndrewExcellent08 Oct 2010 Brilliant. Light, lemony with a hint of toasty-roastiness.
pavorossiExcellent01 Oct 2010

East Malling Beer & Cider Festival 2010, East Malling, Kent

WhoScoreWhenNotes
AlenomoreNot Tried04 Sep 2010

The Lobster Pot, West Malling, Kent

WhoScoreWhenNotes
PedroExcellent28 Aug 2010
PedroNot Tried27 Aug 2010

The Parrot (Young's), Canterbury, Kent

WhoScoreWhenNotes
AndrewGood10 Jul 2010 Rustic, cloudy, unsophisticated. Smells of medows, it of lemon grass, bit of nettles, touch of tarmac. A sorbet beer.
BrianNot Tried08 Jan 2010
BrianGood30 Oct 2009 Really good this. A bit hazy, mid brown with foamy lasting head. Nice earthy hop and a little floral citrus. Excellent session beer.

Lenham Working Mens Club, Lenham, Kent

WhoScoreWhenNotes
AlenomoreExcellent22 May 2010
PedroExcellent21 May 2010

Planet Thanet Easter Beer Festival 2010, Margate, Kent

WhoScoreWhenNotes
AlenomoreExcellent02 Apr 2010 Another good offering from Kents other newish micro.

Wantsum 1381

3.80% ABV.

We have tried this beer 54 times.

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

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