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Westerham 1965 Special Bitter Ale

PubAddressLast Visit Seen
The PloughStalisfield Green, Kent28 Apr 2024
Claret & Ale (formerly Claret Free House)Addiscombe, Greater London16 Feb 2024
The River Ale HouseEast Greenwich, Greater London26 Nov 2021
The Furze WrenBexleyheath, Greater London15 Apr 2019
The New Cross TurnpikeWelling, Greater London26 Feb 2019
The CapitolForest Hill, Greater London06 Dec 2018
The Conqueror AlehouseRamsgate, Kent14 Jun 2018
The White SwanCharlton, Greater London03 Apr 2018
The Watch HouseLewisham, Greater London26 Jul 2017
Ypres Castle InnRye, East Sussex07 Jun 2017
The Robert PocockGravesend, Kent12 May 2017
The West Gate InnCanterbury, Kent02 Dec 2016
The Broken DrumBlackfen, Greater London04 Oct 2016
Rack of AleDover, Kent05 Feb 2016
Halfway HouseBrenchley, Kent04 Jan 2016
Grove TavernTunbridge Wells, Kent04 Dec 2015
The HarpCharing Cross, Central London04 Aug 2015
Pelton ArmsEast Greenwich, Greater London08 Apr 2015
One Inn The WoodPetts Wood, Greater London31 Mar 2015
The Milk HouseSissinghurst, Kent27 Sep 2014
Louis ArmstrongDover, Kent03 Jun 2014
The Society RoomsMaidstone, Kent16 Nov 2013
The Lifeboat Ale & Cider HouseMargate, Kent29 Oct 2013
The ChapelBroadstairs, Kent08 Aug 2013
2nd Angelfest Music and Beer Festival 2013Tonbridge, Kent27 Apr 2013
The Alpaca (formerly The New Rose)Islington, Central London12 Feb 2013
Rose & CrownHalstead, Kent25 Jan 2013
The Leading LightFaversham, Kent06 Dec 2012
Six BellsWoodchurch, Kent22 Nov 2012
The Rum PuncheonGravesend, Kent20 Nov 2012
The Sovereign of the SeasPetts Wood, Greater London04 Oct 2012
Bottle ShopCanterbury, Kent04 Oct 2012
Leas Lift Beer FestivalFolkestone, Kent28 Jul 2012
The Rising SunTwitton, Kent06 May 2012
Red LionSnargate, Kent28 Apr 2012
The Vine InnGoudhurst, Kent19 Apr 2012
The SennockianSevenoaks, Kent08 Feb 2012
Duke of WellingtonRyarsh, Kent29 Jan 2012
The CrownOtford, Kent08 Oct 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 Plough, Stalisfield Green, Kent

WittendenNot Tried28 Apr 2024

Claret & Ale (formerly Claret Free House), Addiscombe, Greater London

Philip PirripExcellent16 Feb 2024 Still in fine form after several days
Philip PirripExcellent14 Feb 2024 In fine form
Philip PirripNot Tried30 Aug 2023
Philip PirripExcellent26 Aug 2023 Chased this with the British Bulldog to try them side by side
Philip PirripNot Tried23 Aug 2023
Philip PirripNot Tried21 Aug 2023
Philip PirripNot Tried18 Aug 2023
Philip PirripNot Tried19 Jul 2023
Philip PirripNot Tried18 Jul 2023
Philip PirripExcellent17 Jul 2023 Long time since tried this, as expected here in tip top condition - a rather sour bittering

The River Ale House, East Greenwich, Greater London

Philip PirripNot Tried26 Nov 2021
Philip PirripNot Tried25 Nov 2021 Well avoided
Philip PirripAcceptable24 Nov 2021 Poured almost flat, unappetising so chore to finish
Philip PirripGood19 Aug 2021 OK but not a favourite of mine
Philip PirripGood18 Aug 2021 All Kentish hops and a lot of malt
Philip PirripNot Tried18 Sep 2017

The Furze Wren, Bexleyheath, Greater London

Philip PirripAcceptable15 Apr 2019 Jury's out on this one's condition

The New Cross Turnpike, Welling, Greater London

Philip PirripNot Tried26 Feb 2019

The Capitol, Forest Hill, Greater London

Philip PirripNot Tried06 Dec 2018

The Conqueror Alehouse, Ramsgate, Kent

DosserGood14 Jun 2018 Not my favourite brewery but a good pint

The White Swan, Charlton, Greater London

Philip PirripNot Tried03 Apr 2018

The Watch House, Lewisham, Greater London

Philip PirripNot Tried26 Jul 2017
Philip PirripExcellent30 Jun 2013
Philip PirripNot Tried03 Mar 2013

Ypres Castle Inn, Rye, East Sussex

Magnus GreelGood07 Jun 2017

The Robert Pocock, Gravesend, Kent

Philip PirripNot Tried12 May 2017
Philip PirripNot Tried23 Jul 2016

The West Gate Inn, Canterbury, Kent

AndrewNot Tried02 Dec 2016

The Broken Drum, Blackfen, Greater London

Philip PirripGood04 Oct 2016

Rack of Ale, Dover, Kent

Philip PirripNot Tried05 Feb 2016

Halfway House, Brenchley, Kent

WittendenNot Tried04 Jan 2016
WittendenNot Tried01 Sep 2013
ChrisEAcceptable24 Apr 2013
WittendenNot Tried07 Oct 2012
PedroNot Tried03 Aug 2012
ChrisEGood01 Aug 2012 Malty copper coloured best bitter.
WittendenNot Tried01 Apr 2012

Grove Tavern, Tunbridge Wells, Kent

Stephen HarrisNot Tried04 Dec 2015

The Harp, Charing Cross, Central London

Philip PirripNot Tried04 Aug 2015

Pelton Arms, East Greenwich, Greater London

Magnus GreelExcellent08 Apr 2015 Tangy hoppy and bitter. Nice.

One Inn The Wood, Petts Wood, Greater London

oz11Not Tried31 Mar 2015

The Milk House, Sissinghurst, Kent

WittendenExcellent27 Sep 2014 Old school heavyweight best bitter.Darkish amber, plenty of malt,long bitter undertow. Perhaps a bit sweet for me today.

Louis Armstrong, Dover, Kent

Philip PirripNot Tried03 Jun 2014

The Society Rooms, Maidstone, Kent

TobesNot Tried16 Nov 2013
AlenomoreNot Tried22 Sep 2013
TobesExcellent21 Sep 2013
Toby Not Tried05 May 2013
BullsNot Tried30 Mar 2013
AlenomoreExcellent25 Nov 2012 In top conditon. A decent LocAle.
AlenomoreNot Tried28 Oct 2012
AlenomoreNot Tried18 Jul 2012 Gone....

The Lifeboat Ale & Cider House, Margate, Kent

IanNot Tried29 Oct 2013

The Chapel, Broadstairs, Kent

Philip PirripNot Tried08 Aug 2013
John BNot Tried06 Jul 2013
Philip PirripNot Tried07 Aug 2012
Philip PirripNot Tried07 Aug 2012

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

oz11Not Tried27 Apr 2013

The Alpaca (formerly The New Rose), Islington, Central London

ChrisEGood12 Feb 2013

Rose & Crown, Halstead, Kent

PedroNot Tried25 Jan 2013

The Leading Light, Faversham, Kent

Philip PirripExcellent06 Dec 2012

Six Bells, Woodchurch, Kent

ChrisEGood22 Nov 2012
WittendenNot Tried02 Jul 2012

The Rum Puncheon, Gravesend, Kent

ChrisENot Tried20 Nov 2012
Magnus GreelNot Tried20 Nov 2012

The Sovereign of the Seas, Petts Wood, Greater London

oz11Not Tried04 Oct 2012
oz11Not Tried24 Feb 2012

Bottle Shop, Canterbury, Kent

HSBExcellent04 Oct 2012

Leas Lift Beer Festival, Folkestone, Kent

ChrisENot Tried28 Jul 2012

The Rising Sun, Twitton, Kent

PedroNot Tried06 May 2012

Red Lion, Snargate, Kent

HSBNot Tried28 Apr 2012
ChrisENot Tried28 Apr 2012
Philip PirripExcellent28 Apr 2012 Rare on gravity dispense
Magnus GreelExcellent28 Apr 2012

The Vine Inn, Goudhurst, Kent

PedroNot Tried19 Apr 2012

The Sennockian, Sevenoaks, Kent

PedroNot Tried08 Feb 2012 Not available when I asked !

Duke of Wellington, Ryarsh, Kent

PedroNot Tried29 Jan 2012

The Crown, Otford, Kent

oz11Excellent08 Oct 2011 Added new entry to reflect the ABV of 4.8%. Came on towards the end of the evening.

Westerham 1965 Special Bitter Ale

4.80% ABV.

We have tried this beer 25 times.

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

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