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The Pheasant (Marston's Inns and Taverns)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Brakspear (at Marston's Wychwood) - BitterExcellent1
Banks's - BitterExcellent1
Banks's - BitterExcellent1
Banks's - Amber BitterExcellent2
Wychwood - Hobgoblin GoldGood1
Marston's - PedigreeGood5
Jennings - Cocker Hoop (aka September Ale)Good1
Jennings - Cumberland AleNot Tried0
Ringwood - Old ThumperNot Tried0
Wychwood - HobgoblinNot Tried0
Picture 1. The Pheasant, Ashford, Kent
Picture 2. The Pheasant, Ashford, Kent

Visits Details

29 Aug 2017 (Jason)
Mid evening and fairly quiet, a couple of groups dining and a few outside enjoying a balmy humid evening.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Brakspear (at Marston's Wychwood) - Bitter3.40ExcellentAt last, something different and in top form too.
Marston's - Pedigree4.50Not Tried
Banks's - Amber Bitter3.80Not Tried
16 Aug 2017 (Jason)
Mid evening and fairly busy by the bar, we had our pick of tables so opted for one by a welcome open window on a warm sunny evening. Since last year's refurb Marston's seem to have given up on offering customers a wider choice of beers.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Marston's - Pedigree4.50ExcellentExcellent condition compared to my last visit. The first pint didn't touch the sides!
Jennings - Cocker Hoop (aka September Ale)4.60Not Tried
05 Aug 2017 (Jason)
Mid evening and fairly busy with drinkers and diners, a fair amount of tables reserved for later groups. The exciting beer range tonight caught me by surprise I must admit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Banks's - Amber Bitter3.80GoodIn as good condition as expected however not eyebrow raising.
Marston's - Pedigree4.50AcceptableTired and lacklustre, lacking it's usual liveliness.
Jennings - Cocker Hoop (aka September Ale)4.60Not Tried
20 Jul 2017 (ChrisE)
Afternoon visit to this family friendly pub.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Banks's - Amber Bitter3.80Excellent
Marston's - Pedigree4.50Not Tried
Jennings - Cocker Hoop (aka September Ale)4.60Not Tried
19 Jul 2017 (Jason)
Pleasant Pheasant mid week evening visit, fairly quiet as expected with a few, including us, dining. I haven't seen the full beer range or new ones on offer for a while now.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Marston's - Pedigree4.50Good
Jennings - Cocker Hoop (aka September Ale)4.60Not Tried
Banks's - Amber Bitter3.80Not Tried
19 Jun 2017 (ChrisE)
According to local publicity there should have been no buses between Willesborough and here today so when one turned up I decided to catch it and come here. Fairly busy as usual, exceptionally friendly bar staff made this a worthwhile visit. I took advantage of the £4.99 steak and chips again. I did not make a note of all the ales on sale but there was a fair selection from the Marstons range.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Banks's - Bitter3.80ExcellentStill badged as Banks's Bitter here.
Marston's - Pedigree4.50Not Tried
10 Jun 2017 (Jason)
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 (Jason)
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 (Jason)
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 (Jason)
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

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About The Pheasant

The pub sign. The Pheasant, Ashford, Kent

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional1
Excellent29
Good56
Acceptable20
Poor2

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 87 times, seen 42 different beers and tried 35 of them.

Map location

Postcode: TN25 4QH