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Larkins' Alehouse (Freehouse)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Three Legs - DarkExcellent1
Tonbridge - American PaleExcellent1
Pig & Porter - Purest GreenGood1
Larkins - TraditionalNot Tried0
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - No. 3Not Tried0
Titanic - Plum PorterNot Tried0
Truman's - RunnerNot Tried0
Wells & Young's (Charles Wells now) - Young's SpecialNot Tried0
Old Dairy - Red TopNot Tried0
Old Dairy - Silver TopNot Tried0
Canterbury Ales (sometimes badged as Canterbrew) - The Pardoner's AleNot Tried0
Picture 1. Larkins' Alehouse, Cranbrook, Kent
Linda Kilby

Visits Details

21 Oct 2017 (Wittenden)
Lunchtime on a showery Saturday.A few in,some elderly gents and a young family with rough coated Jack Russell.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Tonbridge - American Pale5.00ExcellentThis has much improved since I first tried it.Succulent, oily hops.Hint of that trademark farmyard ethos.
Wells & Young's (Charles Wells now) - Young's Special4.50Not Tried
Old Dairy - Red Top3.80Not Tried
Old Dairy - Silver Top4.50Not Tried
Canterbury Ales (sometimes badged as Canterbrew) - The Pardoner's Ale3.80Not Tried
07 Oct 2017 (Wittenden)
Saturday lunchtime.Cranbrook was 'en fete', celebrating Apple Day.Busy with drinkers wishing this new venture well. In addition to cask beers,Kentish cider and wines were available,together with some spirits.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Three Legs - Dark4.50ExcellentNudging 4.5.Lovely bible black coffee .
Pig & Porter - Purest Green5.20GoodEast Kent Goldings Green hop.Barley straw,thin marmalade. In plastic glasses because of the Apple Day frolics.
Larkins - Traditional3.40Not Tried
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - No. 35.00Not Tried
Titanic - Plum Porter4.90Not Tried
Truman's - Runner4.00Not Tried

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About the Larkins' Alehouse

The pub sign. Larkins' Alehouse, Cranbrook, Kent

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional1
Excellent8
Good5
Acceptable-
Poor-

Website.

The pub is found in Cranbrook, Kent, TN17 3EB.

Long awaited micropub in a former florist's shop in the High Street. Long narrow room,with servery bar counter to the back. Beers served on gravity dispense from a cool room to the rear. Some tables and chairs to the front. Opened on Friday 6th October 2017. Unisex toilet.

We have visited this pub 12 times, seen 33 different beers and tried 11 of them.

Map location

Postcode: TN17 3EB