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The Great Tree (Freehouse)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Nottingham - Rock MildExcellent1
Wantsum - Green Hop Bramling CrossExcellent2
Oakham - Black Hole PorterGood1
Mad Cat - Special Relationship Anglo-American Pale AleGood2
Tonbridge - Winter SolaceGood1
Whitstable - Oyster StoutGood1
Whitstable - Grafty Green HopGood1
Tonbridge - Ebony MoonGood1
Goody Ales - Bleangate Brewery - Good King WenceslasGood1
Tring - Tea Kettle StoutGood1
Hopdaemon - Skrimshander IPANot Tried0
Mad Cat - Platinum Blonde (previously Meaney's Platinum Blonde Ale)Not Tried0
Goody Ales - Bleangate Brewery - Good SheppardNot Tried0
Cottage - Somerset & Dorset AleNot Tried0
Picture 1. The Great Tree, Ramsgate, Kent

Visits Details

12 May 2017 (Dosser)
Not many in but a good election on. Looks like some of eddy gadds beer swaps.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Oakham - Black Hole Porter5.50GoodIf anything too warm but still a good pint.
18 Dec 2016 (Dosser)
Bar moved around, Gospel choir singing in the main part of the bar, delicious food laid on for free; A most enjoyable 90 mins. Such a good community pub.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Tonbridge - Ebony Moon4.20Good
Goody Ales - Bleangate Brewery - Good King Wenceslas4.80GoodLots of spices
04 Jun 2016 (Dosser)
Another good dark un on
BeerABVScoreNotes
Whitstable - Oyster Stout4.50GoodVery drinkable
28 May 2016 (ChrisE)
Afternoon visit and quiet.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Mad Cat - Special Relationship Anglo-American Pale Ale4.80Good
Hopdaemon - Skrimshander IPA4.50Not Tried
01 Jan 2016 (Dosser)
Few in and great nibbles.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Tonbridge - Winter Solace4.80GoodNot really to my taste
Mad Cat - Special Relationship Anglo-American Pale Ale4.80AcceptableAcceptable but tired
29 Nov 2015 (Dosser)
Tipped off about a great stout here so changed our next destination to come here. Welcomed by the landlady who invited us to watch 2001 a space oddity but it didnt fit in with our planned visits to potential GBG pubs.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Tring - Tea Kettle Stout4.70GoodNice stout
31 Oct 2015 (Dosser)
Ales of thanet delivery. Landlady would like to advertise her many clubs in our mag. 4 beers on all with a witches theme apart from the one I had
BeerABVScoreNotes
Wantsum - Green Hop Bramling Cross4.50Good
25 Oct 2015 (Dosser)
Crowd in for a band. So much happens in this pub its extraordinary. Every club from doggie walking to learn croquet and opera singing!
BeerABVScoreNotes
Wantsum - Green Hop Bramling Cross4.50ExcellentTasted better here than the one I had at the Wantsum brewery!
03 Oct 2015 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening. After my mate's birthday celebrations in The Just Reproach over to here to find it was Spee's here too with a voluminous buffet.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Whitstable - Grafty Green Hop4.80Good
Goody Ales - Bleangate Brewery - Good Sheppard4.50Not Tried
Cottage - Somerset & Dorset Ale4.40Not Tried
Mad Cat - Special Relationship Anglo-American Pale Ale4.80Not Tried
22 Aug 2015 (ChrisE)
Early afternoon and just one other customer.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Nottingham - Rock Mild3.80ExcellentIt seemed strange to find this in here as I had spent the previous day touring Nottingham and did not find this anywhere.
Hopdaemon - Skrimshander IPA4.50Not Tried
Mad Cat - Platinum Blonde (previously Meaney's Platinum Blonde Ale)4.20Not Tried

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About The Great Tree

The pub sign. The Great Tree, Ramsgate, Kent

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional-
Excellent12
Good16
Acceptable4
Poor-

Website.

The pub is found in Ramsgate, Kent, CT11 7SP.

Formerly known as the Shakespeare (and the One Hundred & Eighty) this pub in Margate Road has been transformed into a genuine free house and arts centre. It is owned by opera singer Scheherezade Pesante (so some call the pub Spee's) and specialises in local real ales and ciders. No keg beers or lagers are stocked here. 4 handpumps plus a massive range of boxed ciders on offer.

We have visited this pub 23 times, seen 46 different beers and tried 26 of them.

Map location

Postcode: CT11 7SP