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The Pheasant (Marston's Inns and Taverns)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Banks's - BitterExcellent1
Ringwood - Old ThumperExcellent4
Banks's - BitterGood1
Wychwood - Hobgoblin GoldGood1
Marston's - PedigreeGood3
Jennings - Cocker Hoop (aka September Ale)Good1
Banks's - Amber BitterGood1
Jennings - Cumberland AleAcceptable1
Wychwood - HobgoblinNot Tried0
Picture 1. The Pheasant, Ashford, Kent
Picture 2. The Pheasant, Ashford, Kent

Visits Details

10 Jun 2017 (Magnus Greel)
Early evening and busy as expected for a Saturday. Bar staff managed to keep up with the orders admirably.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Marston's - Pedigree4.50GoodA tad yeasty to warrant a score upgrade.
Jennings - Cocker Hoop (aka September Ale)4.60Good
Wychwood - Hobgoblin4.50Not Tried
Banks's - Bitter3.80Not Tried
31 May 2017 (Magnus Greel)
Mid afternoon and fairly quiet apart from a few children escaping from the resident zoo. Ho hum...
BeerABVScoreNotes
Banks's - Bitter3.80Excellent
Marston's - Pedigree4.50Not Tried
Wychwood - Hobgoblin4.50Not Tried
10 Apr 2017 (Magnus Greel)
Mid evening and fairly quiet as expected for a Monday evening here. We took advantage of the £3.99 steak and chips offer.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Marston's - Pedigree4.50Good
Jennings - Cumberland Ale4.00Not Tried
Jennings - Cocker Hoop (aka September Ale)4.60Not Tried
Ringwood - Old Thumper5.10Not Tried
03 Apr 2017 (Magnus Greel)
Monday mid evening, very quiet around the bar area just a couple of tables occupied but busier around the pool table end with folk participating in the quiz night.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Wychwood - Hobgoblin Gold4.20GoodI had the last one out hence slightly hazy but tasted fine.
Jennings - Cocker Hoop (aka September Ale)4.60Not Tried
Banks's - Bitter3.80Not Tried
14 Mar 2017 (ChrisE)
Afternoon visit and fairly busy, good service from friendly staff. I took advantage of the £4.99 steak and chips again.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Banks's - Bitter3.80Good
Jennings - Cumberland Ale4.00AcceptableSlightly metallic.
Marston's - Pedigree4.50Not Tried
Wychwood - Hobgoblin4.50Not Tried
Jennings - Cocker Hoop (aka September Ale)4.60Not Tried
Ringwood - Old Thumper5.10Not Tried
02 Mar 2017 (Magnus Greel)
Early evening visit for a beer or 2 before we venture opposite for a curry. Fairly quiet and relaxed atmosphere with plenty of tables to choose from. Usual beers on offer seems to be the norm since recent refurb.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Ringwood - Old Thumper5.10ExcellentFruity, very moorish and in spot on condition.
Marston's - Pedigree4.50Not Tried
Jennings - Cumberland Ale4.00Not Tried
Wychwood - Hobgoblin4.50Not Tried
Jennings - Cocker Hoop (aka September Ale)4.60Not Tried
Banks's - Bitter3.80Not Tried
13 Feb 2017 (ChrisE)
Early evening visit and quite busy. Bar staff were friendly and attentive. I thought the steak and chips was good value at £4.99 but managed to get it for a bargain £3.99. I did not make a list of all the beers on offer but there was a good selection from the Marston's range.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Banks's - Amber Bitter3.80Good
Jennings - Cumberland Ale4.00Not Tried
08 Feb 2017 (Magnus Greel)
Late evening visit, just in time for food orders. Busy with quiz night in full swing.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Ringwood - Old Thumper5.10ExcellentPerfect for washing down Jalapeño Poppers.
Marston's - Pedigree4.50Not Tried
Jennings - Cumberland Ale4.00Not Tried
Wychwood - Hobgoblin4.50Not Tried
Jennings - Cocker Hoop (aka September Ale)4.60Not Tried
Banks's - Bitter3.80Not Tried
06 Feb 2017 (Magnus Greel)
Late evening and final pub on our Ashford periphery tour. Not too busy as we've missed the early evening crowds and still in time to order a meal. Usual beer range on offer.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Ringwood - Old Thumper5.10Good
Marston's - Pedigree4.50Not Tried
Jennings - Cumberland Ale4.00Not Tried
Wychwood - Hobgoblin4.50Not Tried
Jennings - Cocker Hoop (aka September Ale)4.60Not Tried
Banks's - Bitter3.80Not Tried
27 Jan 2017 (Magnus Greel)
Friday mid evening busy with groups of all ages. Usual range of beers on offer.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Ringwood - Old Thumper5.10ExceptionalImagine banana bread smothered in treacle? And in superb nick too.
Marston's - Pedigree4.50Good
Jennings - Cumberland Ale4.00Not Tried
Wychwood - Hobgoblin4.50Not Tried
Jennings - Cocker Hoop (aka September Ale)4.60Not Tried
Banks's - Bitter3.80Not Tried

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About The Pheasant

The pub sign. The Pheasant, Ashford, Kent

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional1
Excellent33
Good59
Acceptable20
Poor3

Website.

The pub is found in Ashford, Kent, TN25 4QH.

Between the new Trinity housing estate and the Eureka Business Park. Largish multi-area pub. Patio to the side for better weather and smokers. Curved bar has six handpumps serving beer from the Marston's estate. Pictures of old Ashford on the walls. It advertises a monthly special also from the Marston's range.

We have visited this pub 91 times, seen 43 different beers and tried 36 of them.

Map location

Postcode: TN25 4QH