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Yard of Ale (Freehouse)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Oakham - InfernoExcellent1
Romney Marsh - Cinque PorterExcellent1
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Black Pearl Oyster StoutExcellent1
Oakham - Scarlet MacawExcellent1
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - DogBolter Dark PorterGood1
Skinner's - Pennycomequick StoutGood1
Mr Grundy's - SniperGood1
Romney Marsh - Rye MildGood1
Dark Star - HopheadGood1
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Dark ConspiracyGood1
Oakham - Dr. PhobiaGood1
Arundel - Sussex GoldNot Tried0
Moorhouse's - RyeNot Tried0
Windsor & Eton - Conqueror Black IPANot Tried0
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Dr Sunshine's Special Friendly English Wheat AleNot Tried0
Ripple Steam - Classic IPANot Tried0
Picture 1. Yard of Ale, St Peter's, Kent
Picture 2. Yard of Ale, St Peter's, Kent

Visits Details

07 Jan 2018 (Dosser)
Quiet for a change
Mr Grundy's - Sniper4.60Good
22 Nov 2017 (Dosser)
4 beers on
Skinner's - Pennycomequick Stout4.50GoodInteresting flavours
23 Oct 2017 (Dosser)
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - DogBolter Dark Porter5.60Good
25 Jul 2017 (Dosser)
Early evening visit. Lots in as usual.
Oakham - Scarlet Macaw4.40ExcellentQuality ale which was on the cold side but not a problem with this light beer.
06 Jun 2017 (Dosser)
Everyone seemed pissed. Barmaid birthday
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Black Pearl Oyster Stout6.20ExcellentTook 4 pints home.
03 Jun 2017 (Andrew)
Pub number 8. Busy in the yard so we sat inside. Nice straw on the floor.
Romney Marsh - Rye Mild3.20GoodBrown. Zingy. Hoppy.
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Dr Sunshine's Special Friendly English Wheat Ale4.20Not Tried
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Black Pearl Oyster Stout6.20Not Tried
Ripple Steam - Classic IPA4.50Not Tried
02 May 2017 (Dosser)
Good with with Shawn about temperature control of his micros.
Oakham - Inferno4.00Excellent
Romney Marsh - Cinque Porter4.20ExcellentGood porter
29 Apr 2017 (Dosser)
Big crowd in
Oakham - Dr. Phobia5.20GoodA little too cold for me.
08 Jan 2017 (Dosser)
Pub crawl continued. Good afternoon crowd.
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Dark Conspiracy4.90Good
10 Sep 2016 (Andrew)
The good old Loop bus dropped us very near. The pub was busy.
Dark Star - Hophead3.80Good
Arundel - Sussex Gold4.20Not Tried
Moorhouse's - Rye4.10Not Tried
Windsor & Eton - Conqueror Black IPA5.00Not Tried

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About the Yard of Ale

The pub sign. Yard of Ale, St Peter's, Kent

Summary of Beer Scores



The pub is found in St Peter's, Kent, CT10 2TU.

Micropub located in Church Street (corner of Northdown Road) which opened on Good Friday 18th April 2014 although it had a pre-opening soirée the previous evening. A converted 19th century stable which serves cask ales, ciders and wines often (but not exclusively) locally produced. Handmade pork pies and Kent crisps and cheese make up the comestibles. The ales and ciders are dispensed by gravity from a cooled cabinet containing wooden stillage capable of holding 8 firkins with cider boxes on the top tier. From the street entrance is gained down a small slope and through a latched wicket gate. This leads to a patio area with wooden decking then to the stable building itself. The inside is floored with original cobbles often strewn with hay for that authentic stable feel. Unisex toilet behind 2 doors in the corner. CAMRA Thanet branch Pub of the Year 2015 and again in 2016. CAMRA East Kent Pub of the Year 2015 and again in 2016. CAMRA Kent Pub of the Year 2015 and subsequently in November 2015 selected as one of the last 4 in the CAMRA National 2015 PoTY competition.

We have visited this pub 38 times, seen 46 different beers and tried 29 of them.

Map location

Postcode: CT10 2TU