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Tonbridge Rustic

PubAddressLast Visit Seen
The River Ale HouseEast Greenwich, Greater London07 Jan 2022
Harbour ArmsMargate, Kent19 Nov 2021
The WaterworksRye, East Sussex26 Sep 2021
The Door HingeWelling, Greater London23 Oct 2020
The ChequersSevenoaks, Kent16 Dec 2019
The Real Ale WayHayes (SE London), Greater London12 Dec 2019
The Compass AlehouseGravesend, Kent07 Dec 2019
The Broken DrumBlackfen, Greater London03 Jun 2019
The Handsome SamWhitstable, Kent19 May 2019
Prince of AlesRainham, Kent04 May 2019
Copper PottleBeltinge, Kent22 Feb 2019
The LanesDover, Kent12 Jan 2019
The New Fox Inn (formerly The Windmill Inn)Willesborough, Kent10 Dec 2018
The Thomas Tallis AlehouseCanterbury, Kent16 Nov 2018
The Made InnAshford, Kent13 Nov 2018
Halfway HouseBrenchley, Kent07 Oct 2018
The Flippin' FrogRochester, Kent05 Jul 2018
The Black DogWhitstable, Kent23 Apr 2018
Artillery ArmsRamsgate, Kent28 Jun 2017
The Two HalvesMargate, Kent26 Oct 2016
The ChapelBroadstairs, Kent19 Jul 2016
The White SwanCharlton, Greater London11 May 2016
Globe Inn MarshRye, East Sussex03 Apr 2016
The Honest MillerBrook, Kent22 Feb 2016
The DuckPett Bottom, Kent06 Dec 2015
The Dog House Pub (formerly The Dog House & Vinyl Micropub)Smeeth, Kent15 Oct 2015
The Firkin AlehouseFolkestone, Kent06 Aug 2015
The George & DragonFordwich, Kent25 Apr 2015
The Flower PotMaidstone, Kent09 Jan 2015
Old PlantationBearsted, Kent24 Dec 2014
One Inn The WoodPetts Wood, Greater London01 Nov 2014
The DistillersHammersmith, Greater London28 Oct 2014
The PloughStalisfield Green, Kent13 Sep 2014
Two SawyersCanterbury, Kent17 May 2014
Fuggles Beer CafeTunbridge Wells, Kent02 May 2014
Five Bells InnBrabourne, Kent12 Apr 2014
The Vine GoudhurstGoudhurst, Kent04 Apr 2014
The ElephantFaversham, Kent13 Feb 2014
The Padwell ArmsSeal, Kent25 Oct 2013
Orpington Liberal ClubOrpington, Greater London26 Aug 2013
Good IntentWest Farleigh, Kent23 Aug 2013
The Poet at MatfieldMatfield, Kent21 Aug 2013
Ye Olde Thirsty PigMaidstone, Kent19 Aug 2013
SIBA South East Beer Festival 2013Tonbridge, Kent13 Jul 2013
The Man of Kent Ale HouseRochester, Kent04 Jul 2013
The Dovecote InnCapel-le-Ferne, Kent07 Jun 2013
2nd Angelfest Music and Beer Festival 2013Tonbridge, Kent28 Apr 2013
The Kings ArmsOffham, Kent17 Nov 2012
2nd Spa Valley Railway Beer FestivalTunbridge Wells, Kent20 Oct 2012
The Bricklayer's ArmsPutney, Greater London27 Sep 2012
The BedfordTunbridge Wells, Kent07 Aug 2012
The Five BellsChelsfield, Greater London01 Jun 2012
Six BellsWoodchurch, Kent11 May 2012
George & DragonTonbridge, Kent11 May 2012
1st Angelfest Music and Beer Festival 2012Tonbridge, Kent21 Apr 2012
Man of KentTonbridge, Kent15 Mar 2012
The Lifeboat Ale & Cider HouseMargate, Kent12 Nov 2011
1st Spa Valley Railway Beer FestivalTunbridge Wells, Kent22 Oct 2011
The CrownOtford, Kent08 Oct 2011
East Malling Beer & Cider Festival 2011East Malling, Kent03 Sep 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 River Ale House, East Greenwich, Greater London

Philip PirripNot Tried07 Jan 2022
Philip PirripNot Tried21 Aug 2019
Philip PirripNot Tried31 Dec 2018

Harbour Arms, Margate, Kent

ChrisENot Tried19 Nov 2021

The Waterworks, Rye, East Sussex

Magnus GreelNot Tried26 Sep 2021

The Door Hinge, Welling, Greater London

Philip PirripExcellent23 Oct 2020
Philip PirripExcellent13 Jul 2017
Philip PirripNot Tried19 Sep 2014
Philip PirripExcellent15 Aug 2014

The Chequers, Sevenoaks, Kent

ChrisENot Tried16 Dec 2019
oz11Excellent13 Dec 2014
oz11Acceptable14 Dec 2013 Didn't taste like the Rustic of old.
oz11Good16 Mar 2013

The Real Ale Way, Hayes (SE London), Greater London

Philip PirripNot Tried12 Dec 2019
Philip PirripNot Tried12 Dec 2019
Philip PirripNot Tried13 Jul 2019

The Compass Alehouse, Gravesend, Kent

Magnus GreelExcellent07 Dec 2019 In superb condition and temperature brought out the nutty malty flavours
Philip PirripNot Tried09 Jun 2017

The Broken Drum, Blackfen, Greater London

Philip PirripGood03 Jun 2019

The Handsome Sam, Whitstable, Kent

WittendenNot Tried19 May 2019
Magnus GreelNot Tried05 Apr 2019

Prince of Ales, Rainham, Kent

TobesGood04 May 2019
TobesGood20 Apr 2019

Copper Pottle, Beltinge, Kent

AndrewNot Tried22 Feb 2019

The Lanes, Dover, Kent

Philip PirripNot Tried12 Jan 2019

The New Fox Inn (formerly The Windmill Inn), Willesborough, Kent

ChrisENot Tried10 Dec 2018

The Thomas Tallis Alehouse, Canterbury, Kent

AndrewNot Tried16 Nov 2018

The Made Inn, Ashford, Kent

Magnus GreelNot Tried13 Nov 2018

Halfway House, Brenchley, Kent

WittendenExcellent07 Oct 2018 Farmyard,grand stuff.
WittendenExcellent04 Jan 2016 On gravity. Good dark best bitter:blackberries.
oz11Excellent25 May 2013

The Flippin' Frog, Rochester, Kent

Philip PirripNot Tried05 Jul 2018

The Black Dog, Whitstable, Kent

ChrisENot Tried23 Apr 2018
WittendenNot Tried23 Sep 2017

Artillery Arms, Ramsgate, Kent

Philip PirripNot Tried28 Jun 2017

The Two Halves, Margate, Kent

ChrisEExcellent26 Oct 2016

The Chapel, Broadstairs, Kent

ChrisEGood19 Jul 2016

The White Swan, Charlton, Greater London

Philip PirripGood11 May 2016

Globe Inn Marsh, Rye, East Sussex

WittendenGood03 Apr 2016 Roast earth.Uses the scarce Epic hop.
ChrisEGood09 Mar 2016 Badged with a house beer clip.
thebrewingmanNot Tried11 Jan 2015 This was called Hookers Hooch but the 2012 SIBA award label on the pump clip gave it away.

The Honest Miller, Brook, Kent

TrevorNot Tried22 Feb 2016

The Duck, Pett Bottom, Kent

AndrewExcellent06 Dec 2015 On gravity. Really good dark malty bitter.

The Dog House Pub (formerly The Dog House & Vinyl Micropub), Smeeth, Kent

ChrisEExcellent15 Oct 2015

The Firkin Alehouse, Folkestone, Kent

Philip PirripGood06 Aug 2015
ChrisEExcellent04 Aug 2015
BrianGood26 Feb 2014 Really good. Excellent condition, some smoky malt and black fruit.
IanGood28 Jun 2013 Good dark best bitter

The George & Dragon, Fordwich, Kent

AndrewExcellent25 Apr 2015 Sweet malty mildly tart dark beer
BrianNot Tried28 Feb 2015

The Flower Pot, Maidstone, Kent

DosserNot Tried09 Jan 2015
TobesNot Tried23 Aug 2014
DosserNot Tried13 Jul 2014
TobesNot Tried12 Jul 2014
DosserNot Tried10 Mar 2014
TobesNot Tried04 Jan 2014
DosserNot Tried20 Dec 2013
TobesNot Tried06 Sep 2013
Toby Excellent29 Jun 2013
DosserNot Tried07 May 2013
DosserNot Tried07 May 2013
BullsNot Tried05 May 2013
HSBNot Tried05 May 2013
DosserNot Tried28 Apr 2013 Ran out
PedroNot Tried23 Apr 2012
HSBNot Tried20 Apr 2012
PedroNot Tried20 Apr 2012
PedroExceptional10 Sep 2011 Superb condition
oz11Excellent08 Sep 2011
AlenomoreGood21 Jul 2011 Still in good nick.
PedroExcellent21 Jul 2011
AlenomoreExcellent20 Jul 2011 A new ale. Darkish bitter and very good too.

Old Plantation, Bearsted, Kent

ChrisEGood24 Dec 2014

One Inn The Wood, Petts Wood, Greater London

oz11Excellent01 Nov 2014
oz11Excellent05 Jun 2014

The Distillers, Hammersmith, Greater London

Jack WilliamNot Tried28 Oct 2014

The Plough, Stalisfield Green, Kent

WittendenExcellent13 Sep 2014 Darkish, earthy best bitter.Spicy , hedge fruit.Almost 5x

Two Sawyers, Canterbury, Kent

AndrewNot Tried17 May 2014

Fuggles Beer Cafe, Tunbridge Wells, Kent

Stephen HarrisNot Tried02 May 2014

Five Bells Inn, Brabourne, Kent

AndrewExcellent12 Apr 2014 Good condition. Grapefruit with red fruit flavours. Brown.

The Vine Goudhurst, Goudhurst, Kent

thebrewingmanAcceptable04 Apr 2014 Not on top form, probably been on too long.

The Elephant, Faversham, Kent

Philip PirripExcellent13 Feb 2014

The Padwell Arms, Seal, Kent

TobesNot Tried25 Oct 2013
TobesNot Tried18 Oct 2013

Orpington Liberal Club, Orpington, Greater London

oz11Excellent26 Aug 2013

Good Intent, West Farleigh, Kent

PedroNot Tried23 Aug 2013

The Poet at Matfield, Matfield, Kent

WittendenExcellent21 Aug 2013 Solid dark best bitter. Luscious malt and some stone fruit:good stuff.

Ye Olde Thirsty Pig, Maidstone, Kent

PedroExcellent19 Aug 2013

SIBA South East Beer Festival 2013, Tonbridge, Kent

oz11Not Tried13 Jul 2013

The Man of Kent Ale House, Rochester, Kent

Philip PirripExcellent04 Jul 2013 First rate yeasty bitter darkish beer - thoroughly enjoyed this
AlenomoreNot Tried22 Dec 2012
oz11Not Tried07 Jun 2012 Went off before I could get a pint.
ChrisEGood22 Mar 2012

The Dovecote Inn, Capel-le-Ferne, Kent

thebrewingmanExcellent07 Jun 2013
thebrewingmanNot Tried08 Jul 2012

2nd Angelfest Music and Beer Festival 2013, Tonbridge, Kent

oz11Excellent28 Apr 2013
oz11Excellent27 Apr 2013

The Kings Arms, Offham, Kent

PedroExcellent17 Nov 2012

2nd Spa Valley Railway Beer Festival, Tunbridge Wells, Kent

oz11Excellent20 Oct 2012 Tunbridge Wells

The Bricklayer's Arms, Putney, Greater London

Stephen HarrisExcellent27 Sep 2012 Copper/bronze-coloured best bitter. Richly malty and fruity with hop character too.

The Bedford, Tunbridge Wells, Kent

thebrewingmanNot Tried07 Aug 2012

The Five Bells, Chelsfield, Greater London

PedroExcellent01 Jun 2012

Six Bells, Woodchurch, Kent

PedroExcellent11 May 2012

George & Dragon, Tonbridge, Kent

oz11Excellent11 May 2012
oz11Excellent27 Apr 2012
oz11Excellent20 Apr 2012
oz11Excellent17 Apr 2012 Perfectly clear and in good condition.
oz11Excellent05 Apr 2012

1st Angelfest Music and Beer Festival 2012, Tonbridge, Kent

oz11Not Tried21 Apr 2012

Man of Kent, Tonbridge, Kent

oz11Excellent15 Mar 2012 Beer from the local brewery in a local pub, and my favourite of his range...fab!

The Lifeboat Ale & Cider House, Margate, Kent

IanExcellent12 Nov 2011 Lovely proper brown best bitter. Excellent. Lovely hop flavours from hedgerow fruits and a healthy dollop of English earthiness. Top drawer English bitter. Just adorable

1st Spa Valley Railway Beer Festival, Tunbridge Wells, Kent

AlenomoreExcellent22 Oct 2011 A tasty deep bronze ale. Another ride back to Eridge to get this one.
Martin the MildmanExcellent22 Oct 2011 This one was to be found in the waiting room at Eridge which was a little warmer. Good all round flavour in this bronze coloured bitter. Some toffee malt and a little spicy hop combine to give a good flavour profile. Good malty finish. My score 16/20.

The Crown, Otford, Kent

oz11Excellent08 Oct 2011 Nice to have my favourite beer from my local brewery in good nick!
PedroExcellent29 Jul 2011

East Malling Beer & Cider Festival 2011, East Malling, Kent

oz11Excellent03 Sep 2011

Tonbridge Rustic

4.00% ABV.

We have tried this beer 63 times.

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

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