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Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') Black Pearl Oyster Stout

PubAddressLast Visit Seen
The Conqueror AlehouseRamsgate, Kent25 Feb 2018
Mind the GapBroadstairs, Kent17 Feb 2018
The Hovelling Boat InnRamsgate, Kent08 Jan 2018
The LanesDover, Kent14 Dec 2017
The Man of Kent Ale HouseRochester, Kent01 Nov 2017
Montefiore ArmsRamsgate, Kent23 Oct 2017
Yard of AleSt Peter's, Kent06 Jun 2017
The Great TreeRamsgate, Kent03 Jun 2017
Planet Thanet Easter Beer Festival 2017Margate, Kent16 Apr 2017
The Goose (formerly The Sovereign)Ramsgate, Kent29 Nov 2016
The HarpCharing Cross, Central London26 Nov 2016
White Cliffs Beer Festival 2016Dover, Kent05 Feb 2016
The Compass AlehouseGravesend, Kent08 Aug 2015
Harbour ArmsMargate, Kent25 May 2015
One Inn The WoodPetts Wood, Greater London19 May 2015
White Cliffs Beer Festival 2015Dover, Kent06 Feb 2015
The Potting ShedHythe, Kent20 Nov 2014
The Bouncing BarrelHerne Bay, Kent05 May 2014
White Cliffs Beer Festival 2014Dover, Kent08 Feb 2014
The Firkin AlehouseFolkestone, Kent31 Dec 2013
The Flower PotMaidstone, Kent12 May 2013
The Tankerton ArmsTankerton, Kent01 May 2013
Royal Cinque Ports Yacht ClubDover, Kent02 Mar 2013
White Cliffs Beer Festival 2013Dover, Kent01 Feb 2013
Euston TapEuston, Central London22 Jan 2013
The Just ReproachDeal, Kent11 Dec 2012
Louis ArmstrongDover, Kent22 Sep 2012
The Rose of EnglandRamsgate, Kent21 Sep 2012
The Cock TavernHackney, Greater London06 Sep 2012
East Kent RailwayShepherdswell, Kent25 Aug 2012
Artillery ArmsRamsgate, Kent04 Aug 2012
Kent Beer Festival 2012Canterbury, Kent19 Jul 2012
The Lifeboat Ale & Cider HouseMargate, Kent22 Mar 2012
Southampton ArmsGospel Oak, Greater London09 Feb 2012
3rd K&ES Railway Beer Festival 2011Tenterden, Kent18 Jun 2011
White Cliffs Beer Festival 2011Dover, Kent04 Feb 2011
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 Conqueror Alehouse, Ramsgate, Kent

DosserGood25 Feb 2018 Good pint. Ran out
Philip PirripExcellent01 Apr 2017 Third superb Gadds' beer of the evening. Fast becoming the best brewer in Kent
DosserExceptional17 Feb 2017 Superb
DosserExcellent14 Feb 2016 Wonderful, even the last one out..

Mind the Gap, Broadstairs, Kent

Philip PirripExcellent17 Feb 2018
DosserExcellent06 May 2017 Again missing a 5* coz its too cold.
DosserExcellent02 May 2017 Would have been 5* if it hadnt been so cold.
DosserExcellent11 Feb 2017 Great value at £3
Philip PirripNot Tried22 Jul 2016 Ran out
ChrisEExcellent19 Jul 2016
DosserExcellent19 Jul 2016 Lovely cool pint, just right for such a warm day.

The Hovelling Boat Inn, Ramsgate, Kent

beery steveExcellent08 Jan 2018
DosserExceptional07 Nov 2017 Outstanding
ChrisEExceptional06 Nov 2017 Delicious
DosserExcellent14 Jun 2017 Quality
DosserExceptional17 Apr 2017 Quality
DosserExceptional18 Feb 2017 Outstanding
DosserGood04 Jan 2017 Not as fan as normal
DosserExceptional10 Jul 2016 Outstanding
DosserExceptional12 Jul 2015 Amazing. By far the best beer tried this weekend

The Lanes, Dover, Kent

Jack WilliamExcellent14 Dec 2017 Opulent indeed.
Philip PirripGood09 Jun 2017
ChrisEExcellent09 Jun 2017 Superb dark ale.
Philip PirripExcellent17 Dec 2016 4½* and nourishing

The Man of Kent Ale House, Rochester, Kent

ChrisEExceptional01 Nov 2017

Montefiore Arms, Ramsgate, Kent

DosserExcellent23 Oct 2017 Tried the key keg version
DosserExcellent16 Jun 2017 The key keg version
DosserExcellent08 Jun 2017 Drank the key keg version. At £3.60 excellent value.
DosserExcellent10 Jul 2016 Drank the key keg version
DosserExcellent01 Jan 2016 Great as usual. Previous beer was Gadds of course!
DosserExceptional29 Nov 2015 It doesnt come any better than this. To have the genius who brews this serve you only adds to the enjoyment.
DosserExceptional20 Jul 2015 This was why I kept coming back. Just magnificent.
DosserExceptional14 Jun 2015 Just amazing. Excellent value as well
IanNot Tried13 Jun 2015
IanNot Tried07 Mar 2015 On keg

Yard of Ale, St Peter's, Kent

DosserExcellent06 Jun 2017 Took 4 pints home.
AndrewNot Tried03 Jun 2017
DosserExceptional29 Jul 2016 Sooo good we had to have a take out.
DosserExcellent07 Jan 2016 Last one out

The Great Tree, Ramsgate, Kent

DosserExcellent03 Jun 2017 Served at room temperature on a warm day. Most expensive pint ive had in thanet at £4 a pint.
HSBExcellent18 Apr 2013

Planet Thanet Easter Beer Festival 2017, Margate, Kent

DosserExceptional16 Apr 2017 Outstanding

The Goose (formerly The Sovereign), Ramsgate, Kent

ChrisEExceptional29 Nov 2016 Superb dark beer, absolutely delicious and exceptionally good value today at £2.25 per pint but £1.55 per half.

The Harp, Charing Cross, Central London

Philip PirripExcellent26 Nov 2016 Nourishingly nourishing, went well with The Talisker 10 year old chaser

White Cliffs Beer Festival 2016, Dover, Kent

Philip PirripNot Tried05 Feb 2016

The Compass Alehouse, Gravesend, Kent

Philip PirripExcellent08 Aug 2015 A meal to feast on

Harbour Arms, Margate, Kent

ChrisENot Tried25 May 2015 Excellent value at £3 per pint.
ChrisENot Tried24 Mar 2014

One Inn The Wood, Petts Wood, Greater London

oz11Not Tried19 May 2015

White Cliffs Beer Festival 2015, Dover, Kent

Philip PirripNot Tried06 Feb 2015

The Potting Shed, Hythe, Kent

ChrisEExcellent20 Nov 2014 One of my favourite beers, a bit strong for lunchtime but I had one anyway.

The Bouncing Barrel, Herne Bay, Kent

TobesNot Tried05 May 2014

White Cliffs Beer Festival 2014, Dover, Kent

IanExceptional08 Feb 2014 Smoked sausage. Dark chocolate the only truly outstanding beer of the festival.
Philip PirripNot Tried07 Feb 2014

The Firkin Alehouse, Folkestone, Kent

IanExcellent31 Dec 2013 Love this beer. Even after 4 days on it's good. Great malts
IanExceptional28 Dec 2013 Beautiful dark intense beer.

The Flower Pot, Maidstone, Kent

BullsNot Tried12 May 2013
oz11Excellent10 May 2013
PedroNot Tried09 May 2013
DosserNot Tried04 Dec 2012
DosserExceptional02 Dec 2012 Amazing. Surely Eddie is kents best brewer.
PedroNot Tried02 Dec 2012
PedroExcellent01 Dec 2012

The Tankerton Arms, Tankerton, Kent

ChrisENot Tried01 May 2013

Royal Cinque Ports Yacht Club, Dover, Kent

Philip PirripExcellent02 Mar 2013 Full flavoured which lived through the pickled eggs
ChrisEExceptional02 Mar 2013 My favourite of Gadds' regular beers, absolutely delicious, and in very good condition.
PedroNot Tried02 Mar 2013

White Cliffs Beer Festival 2013, Dover, Kent

Philip PirripGood01 Feb 2013

Euston Tap, Euston, Central London

Philip PirripExcellent22 Jan 2013 Only £3.80 pp

The Just Reproach, Deal, Kent

Philip PirripExcellent11 Dec 2012 Very oily and full bodied

Louis Armstrong, Dover, Kent

AlenomoreExceptional22 Sep 2012 On the stillage, and top class too.
ChrisEExcellent20 Sep 2012 On gravity dispense and very tasty indeed.

The Rose of England, Ramsgate, Kent

ChrisEExcellent21 Sep 2012 Delicious and selling very well. Good value at £3 per pint for a 6.2% ale.
ChrisEExceptional01 Aug 2012 Fantastic, at 6.2% I decided to only have a half of this but it was so good that I quickly followed it up with a second half. Very good value at £3 per pint.

The Cock Tavern, Hackney, Greater London

Stephen HarrisNot Tried06 Sep 2012

East Kent Railway, Shepherdswell, Kent

AlenomoreExceptional25 Aug 2012 Top Class. True 5* Stout.

Artillery Arms, Ramsgate, Kent

PedroExcellent04 Aug 2012
BlairNot Tried08 Jun 2011
ChrisEExceptional07 Jun 2011 Wow, this was fantastic.
BlairExcellent06 Jun 2011 Very rich, very black and very heavy. Lovely stout but I couldn't have a second.

Kent Beer Festival 2012, Canterbury, Kent

MickExceptional19 Jul 2012 Superb, rich and dark with hints of coffee toast and caramel, lovely.

The Lifeboat Ale & Cider House, Margate, Kent

BlairExcellent22 Mar 2012 Beautiful. Rich and smoky stout. Had a few of these, left me a little wobbly.
PedroExcellent22 Jan 2011

Southampton Arms, Gospel Oak, Greater London

Stephen HarrisExcellent09 Feb 2012 Very nice, smooth, thick, Oyster Stout with a bit of a tang.

3rd K&ES Railway Beer Festival 2011, Tenterden, Kent

Martin the MildmanNot Tried18 Jun 2011

White Cliffs Beer Festival 2011, Dover, Kent

BlairExceptional04 Feb 2011 Turned out to be my beer of the festival. Much improved from previous years, incredibly rich and full of flavour. In stunning condition as well, pretty much perfect.

Planet Thanet Easter Beer Festival 2010, Margate, Kent

AndrewAcceptable02 Apr 2010 Sour with harsh dark chocolate flavours which failed to hide the alcohol flavours. I suspect that this is actually a superb beer if left to develop over a few days in a pub's cellar. I'll be looking out for it.
AlenomoreExceptional02 Apr 2010 Excellant. Big, dark, tasty and strong?

Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') Black Pearl Oyster Stout

6.20% ABV.

We have tried this beer 68 times.

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

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