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The County Hotel (Wetherspoon)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Everards - Arcadia Session Pale AleExceptional1
Celt Experience (now brands are owned by Evans Evans) - Bleddyn 1075Excellent1
Westerham - Spirit of Kent XXX Pale AleExcellent1
Bowman - Quiver BitterExcellent1
Temperance Union - Vfm SoftyExcellent2
Hook Norton - Special Dark MildExcellent1
Caledonian - Maui Brewery Island Inspired Blonde AleExcellent1
Wantsum - HengistExcellent1
Oakham - JHBExcellent1
Banks's - Green Flash Citra Session India Pale AleGood1
Conwy (Bragdy Conwy) - RampartAcceptable1
JW Lees (see also Lees) - Game OnAcceptable1
Otter - Seville BitterNot Tried0
Sharp's - Doom BarNot Tried0
Greene King - Ruddles CountyNot Tried0
Caledonian - Deuchars IPANot Tried0
Greene King - Abbot AleNot Tried0
Conwy (Bragdy Conwy) - Welsh PrideNot Tried0
Picture 1. The County Hotel, Ashford, Kent

Visits Details

14 Jul 2017 (Jason)
Early evening and busy nearly all tables taken. Just a swift one before my bus to Great Chart. I've only listed the beer I had.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Caledonian - Maui Brewery Island Inspired Blonde Ale4.50ExcellentCreamy tropical and fruity. Delicious.
11 May 2017 (ChrisE)
Excellent service spoiled by junior schol chucking out time and young mothers not knowing their table numbers and shouting across the pub. Without doubt the best place in Ashford for beer though.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Everards - Arcadia Session Pale Ale4.50ExceptionalA good light hoppy ale with plenty of flavour.
Bowman - Quiver Bitter4.50Excellent
01 Feb 2017 (Jason)
Busy for a mid evening mid week visit no doubt due to Ashford's rapidly diminishing variety of pubs to choose from.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Oakham - JHB3.80Excellent
Westerham - Spirit of Kent XXX Pale Ale4.00ExcellentA nice zesty bite.
Greene King - Ruddles County4.30Not Tried
Caledonian - Deuchars IPA3.80Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Conwy (Bragdy Conwy) - Welsh Pride4.00Not Tried
12 Dec 2016 (Jason)
Mid afternoon til late evening. One of my rare visits to a Wetherspoons however not by choice due to attending our work do. Quieter than I expected not many other gatherings of a similar ilk. I've only listed the beer I drank.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Wantsum - Hengist5.00ExcellentThis was very nice so decided to stay loyal for the duration. Flavours of biscuit malt balancing a long fruit hop.
11 Sep 2016 (Alenomore)
19:30 visit. All quiet here. Sampled the new Rarebit Burger, and very good too.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Temperance Union - Vfm Softy1.00Excellent
29 Nov 2015 (Alenomore)
11am visit. Visiting a nearby cycle shop, so, a quick stop between trains. Few in.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Temperance Union - Vfm Softy1.00Good
25 Aug 2014 (ChrisE)
A wet Bank Holiday Monday and like most places in the area much quieter than usual, but at least it had some customers which is more than can be said for some pubs in the area.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Banks's - Green Flash Citra Session India Pale Ale4.50GoodLight, hoppy and flavoursome. Delicious.
Conwy (Bragdy Conwy) - Rampart4.50AcceptableO.K. but not impressive.
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
03 Jun 2014 (Ian)
Tuesday evening light sprinkling of drinkers
BeerABVScoreNotes
Celt Experience (now brands are owned by Evans Evans) - Bleddyn 10755.60ExcellentMassive grapefruit hop. Lovely
JW Lees (see also Lees) - Game On4.20AcceptableOk golden citrus bitter
31 May 2014 (ChrisE)
Early Saturday evening and ticking over nicely. The usual coming soon to tempt me to make a visit next week.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Hook Norton - Special Dark Mild4.60ExcellentFruity dark ale.
Otter - Seville Bitter4.00Not Tried
30 May 2014 (ChrisE)
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About The County Hotel

The pub sign. The County Hotel, Ashford, Kent

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional18
Excellent104
Good160
Acceptable158
Poor27

Website.

The pub is found in Ashford, Kent, TN24 8TD.

Typical Wetherspoon's drinking hall. Just about the only place where you can get a decent pint of real ale in Ashford. Marston's Bitter and Pedigree, Greene King Abbot Ale and Shepherd Neame Spitfire. Also 1-4 guest beers. Leffe, Hoegaarden and Staropramen on draught added recently. Guest beers are normally the best bet. 2 banks each of 4 handpumps on the higher level bar and 6 handpumps on the lower level.

We have visited this pub 293 times, seen 406 different beers and tried 334 of them.

Map location

Postcode: TN24 8TD