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Canterbury Brewers Foundry Torpedo

PubAddressLast Visit Seen
The Foundry Brew PubCanterbury, Kent19 Oct 2019
The Freewheel Cycling Pub & Cafe BarGraveney, Kent21 Feb 2018
City ArmsCanterbury, Kent08 Dec 2017
Inn DoorsSandgate, Kent28 Aug 2015
Wye Beer Festival 2015Wye, Kent26 Jun 2015
The LanesDover, Kent22 Jan 2015
The Flower PotMaidstone, Kent12 May 2014
The BerryWalmer, Kent10 Dec 2013
Rack of AleDover, Kent08 Nov 2013
The Man of Kent Ale HouseRochester, Kent16 Jul 2013
The Firkin AlehouseFolkestone, Kent05 Jul 2013
Leas Lift Beer FestivalFolkestone, Kent15 Mar 2013
The Conqueror AlehouseRamsgate, Kent21 Dec 2012
Artillery ArmsRamsgate, Kent28 Nov 2012
The Royal OakMersham, Kent05 Oct 2012
Crabble Corn Mill Beer Festival 2012Dover, Kent01 Jun 2012
Bake & AlehouseWestgate-on-Sea, Kent12 Apr 2012
The Rum PuncheonGravesend, Kent26 Jan 2012
Wye Hops Beer Festival 2011Wye, Kent17 Sep 2011
Kent Beer Festival 2011Canterbury, Kent23 Jul 2011

Tasting Summary

These comments are the opinion of the individual reviewer and represent what they thought of the beer on a particular day in a particular pub. If a review is less favourable, it may be because the beer suffered somewhere in the supply chain between them and the brewery.

The Foundry Brew Pub, Canterbury, Kent

WhoScoreWhenNotes
Jack WilliamExcellent19 Oct 2019 Seemed more malty than I thought previously - new recipe? A very good, complex brew.
Jack WilliamExcellent12 Jul 2019
Jack WilliamExcellent28 Jun 2019 Not had this for a while - lovely bitterness.
Stephen HarrisExcellent19 Jun 2019 A well-hopped, golden Bitter. Very bitter in fact. Just my thing.
Magnus GreelNot Tried01 Apr 2019
Jack WilliamGood31 Dec 2018
AndrewGood15 Dec 2018
AndrewNot Tried14 Jul 2018
AndrewNot Tried13 Apr 2018
Jack WilliamGood12 Apr 2018
ChrisEExcellent23 Nov 2017
ChrisEExcellent14 Jan 2017
Jack WilliamNot Tried21 Dec 2016
AndrewExcellent16 Sep 2016
WittendenExcellent20 Aug 2016 Bit hazy,not as bitter as it was in bottle a few years ago.Raspberries.
AndrewGood27 Jul 2016 Bit hazy and a bit of perspex but nice
Jack WilliamGood19 Dec 2015 Good - but not at its best - a bit metallic.
Philip PirripNot Tried03 Sep 2015
Jack WilliamExcellent01 Jul 2015 This is so well balanced - delicious.
MickNot Tried26 Jun 2015
ChrisENot Tried06 May 2015
Jack WilliamExcellent19 Apr 2015
AndrewGood19 Apr 2015 Right at the end of the barrel but lots of burnt rubber and peanut on the finish with slightly syrupy body and plenty of leafy hop bite.
Jack WilliamAcceptable18 Feb 2015 A little cloudy and tasted a little soapy - not at its best.
Jack WilliamExcellent21 Dec 2014 First rate.
AndrewExcellent19 Dec 2014 Hint of smoke and, perhaps, vanilla. Good stuff.
AndrewExceptional22 Nov 2014 Just outstandingly good.
ChrisENot Tried22 Oct 2014
oz11Not Tried27 Sep 2014
Jack WilliamExcellent10 Aug 2014 Excellent condition - great hoppy bite and clearly travels well all 3 metres from brewery to pump.
MickNot Tried27 Jun 2014
AndrewExcellent07 Jun 2014 Hint of Brett. ...but nice orange flavours and peppery hop
AndrewAcceptable17 May 2014 This is not Torpedo. It has Brett yeast. It's nice but it isn't Torpedo.
Jack WilliamNot Tried09 May 2014
MickNot Tried15 Mar 2014
Archie14Not Tried03 Jan 2014
BrianExcellent21 Dec 2013 Really good as per normal
AndrewExcellent21 Dec 2013 Me really likey.
BrianNot Tried29 Nov 2013
Stephen HarrisNot Tried11 Oct 2013
AlenomoreNot Tried23 Sep 2013
AndrewNot Tried15 Sep 2013
AndrewExcellent31 Aug 2013 Hint of orange. Nice leafy, peppery hops
IanGood29 Aug 2013 Very bitter bitter
BrianNot Tried25 Jul 2013
IanNot Tried22 Jun 2013
AndrewNot Tried13 May 2013
Philip PirripNot Tried23 Apr 2013
AndrewExceptional20 Apr 2013
BrianExcellent09 Feb 2013 It's a bitter bitter. Great.
AndrewExceptional16 Dec 2012 Stunning
BrianExcellent02 Dec 2012 As always, superb light brown bitter
AndrewGood17 Nov 2012
MickNot Tried10 Nov 2012
BrianExcellent10 Nov 2012 Great pint of bitter beer.
WittendenNot Tried27 Oct 2012 not available today, unfortunately!
IanExcellent20 Oct 2012 Really good standard hoppy bitter bitter that was even better when mixed with a bit of a Target hop dry hopped version.
EddieExcellent06 Oct 2012
MickExcellent28 Sep 2012 Good hoppy pint, fresh and crisp with some citrus.
MickNot Tried22 Sep 2012
AndrewExcellent15 Sep 2012 Leafy rough hop brilliance
MickExcellent10 Sep 2012 Good hoppy pale well balanced beer.
EddieExcellent14 Aug 2012
AndrewExcellent20 Jul 2012 Excellent stuff
ChrisENot Tried14 Jul 2012
IanExcellent23 Jun 2012 I love this bitter
Philip PirripNot Tried06 Jun 2012
BrianNot Tried28 Apr 2012
MickExcellent10 Mar 2012 Light copper colour with a good hop finish
BrianNot Tried02 Mar 2012
oz11Excellent25 Feb 2012
AngieNot Tried24 Feb 2012
AndrewExceptional18 Feb 2012 Stunning beer as usual.
AndrewExceptional04 Feb 2012 Back to its earthy toasted nut best
IanNot Tried24 Jan 2012
AndrewExceptional14 Jan 2012 Top stuff
AlenomoreExcellent27 Dec 2011
AndrewExceptional24 Dec 2011 Top stuff. Back to it's rough hoppy best
Martin the MildmanNot Tried24 Dec 2011
BrianNot Tried04 Dec 2011
AndrewExcellent02 Dec 2011 Had 3 pints of this. Top stuff
AndrewNot Tried29 Nov 2011
IanNot Tried12 Nov 2011
AndrewAcceptable04 Nov 2011 Umm, I think the recipe has changed. This was quite pulpy with strong passion fruit and melon flavours. Gone was the great ripping leafy hop profile.
IanNot Tried29 Oct 2011
PedroExcellent08 Oct 2011
AndrewNot Tried14 Sep 2011
IanExcellent29 Jul 2011 Such a bitter bitter. Hits the spot. I actually wake up in the morning and think, "You know what? I fancy a pint of Torpedo today." First time that's happened with a beer in quite a while.
AndrewExceptional22 Jul 2011 Superb beer. Great nettley hop and solid body.
AndrewExcellent12 Jul 2011 I'd have given this a 5 out of 5 if it wasn't for the fact it was way too cold.
BlairNot Tried12 Jul 2011
BlairGood19 Jun 2011 Pale, hoppy beer. Tastes remarkably like Gadds' - No 3.
MickExceptional16 Jun 2011 I preferred this to the Gold, really fresh taste, super hops and a wonderful sharp lingering finish 10/10
ChrisEExceptional13 Jun 2011 Some other customers had a taster of this, and did not like it. They offered it to me, and I just had to have a couple of pints of it before I left. A really nice bitter finish.
AndrewExcellent11 Jun 2011 Really good best bitter. Well balanced, slightly syrupy, nettlely hop finish.

The Freewheel Cycling Pub & Cafe Bar, Graveney, Kent

WhoScoreWhenNotes
Jack WilliamNot Tried21 Feb 2018 I was so impressed with the house ale that I didnít try this.

City Arms, Canterbury, Kent

WhoScoreWhenNotes
Jack WilliamGood08 Dec 2017
AndrewExcellent31 Oct 2017 Spot on (if a little more ruby flavoured and slightly less hippy than I recall)
Jack WilliamExcellent14 Mar 2015 At its best.
AndrewExcellent12 Dec 2014 Fruity with great nettly hops.
BrianExcellent31 Jan 2014 Fruit and body, not at all like a lager.
AlenomoreNot Tried23 Sep 2013
BrianExcellent23 Dec 2012 What Ian said (see Firkin Ale House visit).
AndrewNot Tried06 Jul 2012
Philip PirripNot Tried06 Jun 2012
IanNot Tried29 Oct 2011
AndrewNot Tried25 Oct 2011
Martin the MildmanAcceptable13 Aug 2011 Darker amber coloured brew with a sharper piney hop character giving quite a bitter taste. Dry, sharpish finish. My score 14/20.
ChrisEExcellent13 Jun 2011

Inn Doors, Sandgate, Kent

WhoScoreWhenNotes
ChrisEGood28 Aug 2015

Wye Beer Festival 2015, Wye, Kent

WhoScoreWhenNotes
AndrewGood26 Jun 2015

The Lanes, Dover, Kent

WhoScoreWhenNotes
Philip PirripNot Tried22 Jan 2015

The Flower Pot, Maidstone, Kent

WhoScoreWhenNotes
DosserGood12 May 2014
TobesGood10 May 2014
IanGood08 Sep 2012 REally excellent bitter
oz11Excellent07 Sep 2012
PedroExcellent07 Sep 2012
PedroNot Tried06 Sep 2012
AlenomoreExcellent06 Sep 2012 Another top Foundry ale. Very refreshing.
PedroExceptional06 Sep 2012

The Berry, Walmer, Kent

WhoScoreWhenNotes
Philip PirripNot Tried10 Dec 2013
AndrewNot Tried22 Dec 2012

Rack of Ale, Dover, Kent

WhoScoreWhenNotes
Jack WilliamExcellent08 Nov 2013 Full hoppy flavour - the most popular choice of the bar.

The Man of Kent Ale House, Rochester, Kent

WhoScoreWhenNotes
Philip PirripNot Tried16 Jul 2013

The Firkin Alehouse, Folkestone, Kent

WhoScoreWhenNotes
IanNot Tried05 Jul 2013
IanExceptional03 Jul 2013 brilliant bitter
IanExcellent20 Feb 2013 My most drunk Kentish bitter over the past 12 months. Love it. With Gadd's No.5 coming in a close second.
ChrisEExcellent24 Dec 2012
IanExcellent21 Dec 2012 one of the few proper bitter beers left in britain. could still taste the hops on the train on the way home.

Leas Lift Beer Festival, Folkestone, Kent

WhoScoreWhenNotes
ChrisENot Tried15 Mar 2013

The Conqueror Alehouse, Ramsgate, Kent

WhoScoreWhenNotes
Philip PirripExcellent21 Dec 2012 What a bitter should be - BITTER
ChrisEExcellent30 Sep 2011

Artillery Arms, Ramsgate, Kent

WhoScoreWhenNotes
BlairExcellent28 Nov 2012 Yup exactly what I've come to expect, very hoppy and exceedingly drinkable.

The Royal Oak, Mersham, Kent

WhoScoreWhenNotes
ChrisENot Tried05 Oct 2012

Crabble Corn Mill Beer Festival 2012, Dover, Kent

WhoScoreWhenNotes
MickExcellent01 Jun 2012 Pale straw ale, good hops and a lovely finish.

Bake & Alehouse, Westgate-on-Sea, Kent

WhoScoreWhenNotes
Philip PirripExcellent12 Apr 2012 This brewery is so consistent with its output

The Rum Puncheon, Gravesend, Kent

WhoScoreWhenNotes
Martin the MildmanGood26 Jan 2012 Amber best bitter with good citrus hop character and some malt balance. The finish is dry and hoppy. My score 15/20.

Wye Hops Beer Festival 2011, Wye, Kent

WhoScoreWhenNotes
AndrewNot Tried17 Sep 2011
oz11Excellent17 Sep 2011

Kent Beer Festival 2011, Canterbury, Kent

WhoScoreWhenNotes
oz11Good23 Jul 2011
AlenomoreExcellent22 Jul 2011 My first ales from this new brewer.
MickExcellent21 Jul 2011 Good hoppy ale with much hops.

Canterbury Brewers Foundry Torpedo

4.50% ABV.

We have tried this beer 90 times.

We have given this beer an average score of Good to Excellent.

Other Canterbury Brewers beers.