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Ravensgate Arms (Freehouse)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Vibrant Forest - KaleidoscopeExcellent1
Wiper and True - Kaleidoscope Excellent1
Redemption - TrinityExcellent1
One Mile End Brew Co. (formerly Mulligans at the White Hart and then WH Brew Pub) - Dockers DelightExcellent1
Pig & Porter - Ashburnham Pale AleExcellent1
Bad Seed - CascadeGood1
Blackjack - New DeckGood1
RedWillow - WrecklessGood1
Late Knights - Penge PorterGood1
Southey - Best BitterGood1
Gun - Project Babylon Pale AleGood1
Salopian - Bullet ProofGood1
Late Knights - Crack of Dawn Pale AleNot Tried0
Late Knights - Worm Catcher IPANot Tried0
Late Knights - Morning GloryNot Tried0
Brighton Bier - Dealer's Choice IPANot Tried0
Pig & Porter / Weird Beard Collaboration - Weird PigNot Tried0
Redemption - Big ChiefNot Tried0
Dukeries - Northern RisingNot Tried0
One Mile End Brew Co. (formerly Mulligans at the White Hart and then WH Brew Pub) - Tinker's CussNot Tried0
Ilkley - Mary JaneNot Tried0
Southey - FlashmansNot Tried0
Picture 1. Ravensgate Arms, Ramsgate, Kent
Picture 2. Ravensgate Arms, Ramsgate, Kent

Visits Details

17 Jan 2017 (ChrisE)
A good social gathering at the bar.
Southey - Best Bitter4.50GoodA good traditional best bitter.
Ilkley - Mary Jane3.50Not Tried
Southey - Flashmans4.50Not Tried
29 Nov 2016 (ChrisE)
A quiet afternoon, some builders/decorators were working in the small bar making some alterations to the pub.
One Mile End Brew Co. (formerly Mulligans at the White Hart and then WH Brew Pub) - Dockers Delight4.50Excellent
Redemption - Trinity3.00Not Tried
Blackjack - New Deck4.20Not Tried
One Mile End Brew Co. (formerly Mulligans at the White Hart and then WH Brew Pub) - Tinker's Cuss5.20Not Tried
27 Nov 2016 (Stephen Harris)
Early evening visit. I have reached the conclusion that Ramsgate is blessed with some very nice pubs. I’m tempted to describe this one as being a bit ‘Hackney-on-Sea”, but I won’t - I think Andrew's word 'Bohemian' is better.
Wiper and True - Kaleidoscope 4.00ExcellentFrom Key-Keg. Golden and hazy. Fragrant and spicy hop tastes.
Blackjack - New Deck4.20GoodA balanced, fruity, Golden Ale with a long, bitter finish.
Redemption - Trinity3.00Not Tried
Vibrant Forest - Kaleidoscope6.50Not Tried
23 Nov 2016 (Dosser)
Lots in tonight
Vibrant Forest - Kaleidoscope6.50ExcellentVery enjoyable
Gun - Project Babylon Pale Ale4.60GoodSaid its 4.6%
20 Sep 2016 (ChrisE)
Late afternoon and a nice crowd in including the owner of a Thanet micropub. I was told that this pub is no longer associated with Late Knights Brewery which explains why none of their beers were available.
Pig & Porter - Ashburnham Pale Ale3.80Excellent
Redemption - Big Chief5.50Not Tried
Dukeries - Northern Rising4.70Not Tried
10 Sep 2016 (Andrew)
Fourth stop and unplanned. I liked the pub. Quite bohemian.
Redemption - Trinity3.00ExcellentAmerican hops. Pale gold. Excellent condition
Pig & Porter / Weird Beard Collaboration - Weird Pig5.50Not Tried
15 Aug 2016 (Dosser)
Few in
RedWillow - Wreckless4.80GoodVery hoppy
14 Jun 2016 (Dosser)
Empty bar. Very quiet.
Bad Seed - Cascade5.40GoodNice and hoppy
01 Jun 2016 (Dosser)
Few in including Paul from the Tap who was pleased that Ales of Thanet shows him selling local ale.
Salopian - Bullet Proof5.80GoodPacks a punch. Very hoppy.
02 Feb 2016 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening. My first visit here and immediately struck by the apparent better organisation and beer quality than at some of Late Knights's London pubs. Cosy inside and playing up, one suspects, to the slow but steady gentrification of Ramsgate.
Late Knights - Penge Porter4.60GoodNot bad at all
Late Knights - Crack of Dawn Pale Ale3.90Not Tried
Late Knights - Worm Catcher IPA5.00Not Tried
Late Knights - Morning Glory4.40Not Tried
Brighton Bier - Dealer's Choice IPA4.50Not Tried

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About the Ravensgate Arms

The pub sign. Ravensgate Arms, Ramsgate, Kent

Summary of Beer Scores



The pub is found in Ramsgate, Kent, CT11 8NY.

Corner pub in King Street, Ramsgate. It has previously been known as the Hamilton Tavern and Maguires, reopened by Late Knights Brewery in late 2014 who sold cask and keg beers from its own and other independent breweries, it now operates as a Free House since autumn 2016. Check which beers are cask ales and which are keg on a large blackboard. 3 handpumps and 10 keg lines. Closed in May 2017 due to licensing issues. Bare wooden floor boarded throughout. Re-opened under new management on 31st August 2017 after refurbishment and with the involvement of Eddie Gadd from Ramsgate Brewery.

We have visited this pub 38 times, seen 56 different beers and tried 35 of them.

Map location

Postcode: CT11 8NY