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Kent Black Gold

PubAddressLast Visit Seen
Carpenters ArmsColdred, Kent23 Feb 2024
The Pub RamsgateRamsgate, Kent12 Jul 2023
The Hoptimist Taproom & BarDover, Kent11 May 2023
The Green GoddessBlackheath, Greater London22 Sep 2022
Thomas BecketCanterbury, Kent26 Feb 2022
The LanesDover, Kent07 Feb 2020
The Door HingeWelling, Greater London23 Jan 2020
The Conqueror AlehouseRamsgate, Kent03 Aug 2019
Catford Constitutional ClubCatford, Greater London23 Jul 2019
The Golden Lion HotelRochester, Kent27 May 2019
The Lady LuckCanterbury, Kent06 Oct 2018
The Long Dog (formerly The Dartford Jug)Dartford, Kent20 Jul 2018
The Black DogWhitstable, Kent23 Jun 2018
The White SwanCharlton, Greater London12 Dec 2017
Bell & CrownCanterbury, Kent20 Nov 2017
The Robert PocockGravesend, Kent18 Aug 2017
The Broken DrumBlackfen, Greater London02 Aug 2017
Harbour ArmsMargate, Kent31 Jul 2017
The Flippin' FrogRochester, Kent02 Jul 2017
The Wrong 'UnBexleyheath, Greater London13 Jun 2017
The Bull InnBenenden, Kent15 Apr 2017
Waterloo TapWaterloo, Central London13 Jul 2016
Ravensbourne ArmsLewisham, Greater London10 Jul 2016
The Black RobinKingston, Kent01 Jul 2016
Craft Beer Co.Brighton, East Sussex14 Nov 2015
The George StaplesBlackfen, Greater London24 Sep 2015
Kings ArmsBethnal Green, Greater London15 Jun 2015
Holborn WhippetHolborn, Central London11 May 2015
The Crafty AlehouseMaidstone, Kent04 May 2015
One Inn The WoodPetts Wood, Greater London18 Nov 2014
The WindmillSevenoaks Weald, Kent23 Aug 2014
Ye Olde Thirsty PigMaidstone, Kent19 Jul 2014
The ElephantFaversham, Kent17 May 2014
The Tankerton ArmsTankerton, Kent13 Apr 2014
The Sovereign of the SeasPetts Wood, Greater London27 Mar 2014
Hair of the DogMinster (Thanet), Kent23 Jan 2014
Royal AlbertNew Cross, Greater London06 Jan 2014
The Kings ArmsOffham, Kent21 Aug 2013
The Flower PotMaidstone, Kent23 Mar 2013
The Flying BoatDartford, Kent03 Feb 2013
The Firkin AlehouseFolkestone, Kent25 Jan 2013
Jolly DraymanGravesend, Kent11 Nov 2012
2nd Spa Valley Railway Beer FestivalTunbridge Wells, Kent20 Oct 2012
Halfway HouseBrenchley, Kent27 Aug 2012
Stile BridgeMarden, Kent26 Aug 2012
Catford Bridge TavernCatford, Greater London15 Jul 2012
The Just ReproachDeal, Kent14 Jul 2012
George & DragonHeadcorn, Kent14 Apr 2012
Six BellsWoodchurch, Kent18 Feb 2012
Bull InnWest Malling, Kent02 Feb 2012
The Butchers ArmsHerne, Kent14 Jan 2012
1st Spa Valley Railway Beer FestivalTunbridge Wells, Kent23 Oct 2011
East Malling Beer & Cider Festival 2011East Malling, Kent03 Sep 2011
The BedfordTunbridge Wells, Kent24 Jul 2011
Kent Beer Festival 2011Canterbury, Kent22 Jul 2011
Nevill BullBirling, Kent23 Apr 2011
Planet Thanet Easter Beer Festival 2011Margate, Kent22 Apr 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.

Carpenters Arms, Coldred, Kent

Jack WilliamGood23 Feb 2024
Jack WilliamExcellent14 Feb 2023
Jack WilliamGood11 Jan 2023
Jack WilliamExcellent16 Oct 2022 Top notch.
Jack WilliamNot Tried08 Jun 2022
Jack WilliamNot Tried28 Mar 2022
Jack WilliamExcellent15 Dec 2021 Went surprisingly well with the blue cheese.
Jack WilliamGood23 Oct 2021

The Pub Ramsgate, Ramsgate, Kent

DosserGood12 Jul 2023 Nice but a tad warm.

The Hoptimist Taproom & Bar, Dover, Kent

Jack WilliamExcellent11 May 2023

The Green Goddess, Blackheath, Greater London

Philip PirripNot Tried22 Sep 2022
Philip PirripAcceptable18 Sep 2022 Despite half a pint pulled off and disposed of by bar staff this did not seem very fresh

Thomas Becket, Canterbury, Kent

Jack WilliamNot Tried26 Feb 2022

The Lanes, Dover, Kent

Philip PirripNot Tried07 Feb 2020
Jack WilliamNot Tried02 Feb 2018

The Door Hinge, Welling, Greater London

Philip PirripExcellent23 Jan 2020 In peak condition
Philip PirripExcellent21 Oct 2017
Philip PirripNot Tried22 Apr 2017
Philip PirripNot Tried05 Oct 2016
Philip PirripGood02 Mar 2016
Philip PirripNot Tried06 Feb 2016
Philip PirripNot Tried01 Oct 2015
Philip PirripGood01 Aug 2015
Philip PirripNot Tried27 Jun 2015
Stephen HarrisNot Tried12 Jul 2013 Ran out.

The Conqueror Alehouse, Ramsgate, Kent

Philip PirripNot Tried03 Aug 2019

Catford Constitutional Club, Catford, Greater London

Philip PirripNot Tried23 Jul 2019
Philip PirripGood19 Jul 2019 Creamy head and feel

The Golden Lion Hotel, Rochester, Kent

Philip PirripNot Tried27 May 2019

The Lady Luck, Canterbury, Kent

Jack WilliamExcellent06 Oct 2018 Very smooth, hoppy dark beer.

The Long Dog (formerly The Dartford Jug), Dartford, Kent

Philip PirripNot Tried20 Jul 2018

The Black Dog, Whitstable, Kent

WittendenNot Tried23 Jun 2018
WittendenExcellent14 Apr 2018 Dark brown pale ale. Roast notes forward.
WittendenExcellent13 Aug 2016 Described as a black golden ale:a bit more tasty than that, I thought.An Old for the Summer, perhaps.

The White Swan, Charlton, Greater London

Philip PirripGood12 Dec 2017

Bell & Crown, Canterbury, Kent

AndrewNot Tried20 Nov 2017
AndrewNot Tried14 Nov 2017

The Robert Pocock, Gravesend, Kent

Philip PirripGood18 Aug 2017
Philip PirripNot Tried14 Nov 2015

The Broken Drum, Blackfen, Greater London

Philip PirripNot Tried02 Aug 2017
Philip PirripExcellent25 Jul 2016 Lovely nick

Harbour Arms, Margate, Kent

Magnus GreelNot Tried31 Jul 2017

The Flippin' Frog, Rochester, Kent

Stephen HarrisExcellent02 Jul 2017

The Wrong 'Un, Bexleyheath, Greater London

Philip PirripNot Tried13 Jun 2017
Philip PirripNot Tried13 Sep 2014

The Bull Inn, Benenden, Kent

WittendenExcellent15 Apr 2017 Lovely dry dark toasty black bitter.

Waterloo Tap, Waterloo, Central London

Stephen HarrisGood13 Jul 2016 Dark red/brown with a big rocky head. A malty, dark Bitter.

Ravensbourne Arms, Lewisham, Greater London

Philip PirripExcellent10 Jul 2016
Philip PirripNot Tried20 Sep 2015
Philip PirripGood20 Sep 2015
Philip PirripExcellent19 Apr 2014 First rate condition

The Black Robin, Kingston, Kent

MickNot Tried01 Jul 2016

Craft Beer Co., Brighton, East Sussex

AndrewNot Tried14 Nov 2015

The George Staples, Blackfen, Greater London

Philip PirripNot Tried24 Sep 2015 Freshly on

Kings Arms, Bethnal Green, Greater London

Stephen HarrisNot Tried15 Jun 2015

Holborn Whippet, Holborn, Central London

Stephen HarrisNot Tried11 May 2015

The Crafty Alehouse, Maidstone, Kent

DosserAcceptable04 May 2015
ChrisEAcceptable04 May 2015 A good taste but lacking condition.
TobesExcellent02 May 2015

One Inn The Wood, Petts Wood, Greater London

oz11Excellent18 Nov 2014

The Windmill, Sevenoaks Weald, Kent

ChrisEExcellent23 Aug 2014 A superb tasty black ale, I had two of these.

Ye Olde Thirsty Pig, Maidstone, Kent

TobesNot Tried19 Jul 2014
AlenomoreExcellent22 Sep 2013 A welcome sight for my guest's.

The Elephant, Faversham, Kent

ChrisEExcellent17 May 2014 So good that I had a second one.

The Tankerton Arms, Tankerton, Kent

Archie14Excellent13 Apr 2014 Lovely dark ale.
HSBExcellent08 Aug 2013 Good black IPA
Jack WilliamGood07 Aug 2013 Looks like a winter warmer but tastes more like a summer ale - well named.

The Sovereign of the Seas, Petts Wood, Greater London

oz11Not Tried27 Mar 2014
oz11Excellent23 Aug 2012 So good I nearly gave it five stars.

Hair of the Dog, Minster (Thanet), Kent

Philip PirripGood23 Jan 2014

Royal Albert, New Cross, Greater London

Philip PirripGood06 Jan 2014

The Kings Arms, Offham, Kent

Judy G GarlandExcellent21 Aug 2013 Black IPA dark, hoppy with a bitter finish wouldn't call it an IPA though very drinkable
PedroExcellent19 Aug 2013
PedroExcellent13 Aug 2013
PedroExcellent12 Aug 2013
PedroExcellent29 Jul 2013
PedroNot Tried24 Feb 2013 Ran out
PedroExceptional08 Feb 2013 Fresh on whilst I was there and stunningly good!
PedroExcellent01 Feb 2013
PedroExcellent10 Dec 2012
PedroExcellent09 Dec 2012

The Flower Pot, Maidstone, Kent

BullsNot Tried23 Mar 2013
PedroExcellent20 Jan 2013
PedroExcellent21 Dec 2012
PedroExceptional20 Dec 2012
PedroNot Tried29 Oct 2012
PedroExcellent28 Oct 2012
PedroNot Tried27 Oct 2012
PedroNot Tried26 Oct 2012
AlenomoreExcellent26 Oct 2012 An amazingly good ale. We put this side by side with the Pale and our tastebuds were dumbfounded by the complexity of the two distinctly different notes emanating from our samples. Beery heaven tonite...
PedroNot Tried22 Aug 2012
PedroExcellent21 Aug 2012
PedroNot Tried20 Aug 2012
PedroNot Tried19 Aug 2012
AlenomoreExcellent19 Aug 2012 In tip top condition.
PedroNot Tried17 Aug 2012
AlenomoreExceptional09 Dec 2011 Stunningly good.
PedroExcellent27 Aug 2011
PedroExcellent24 Aug 2011 Fresh on
AngieExcellent18 Jun 2011
PedroExcellent26 Apr 2011
AngieNot Tried31 Jan 2011
PedroExcellent31 Jan 2011
PedroExcellent27 Nov 2010
PedroExcellent26 Nov 2010
PedroNot Tried25 Nov 2010

The Flying Boat, Dartford, Kent

Philip PirripNot Tried03 Feb 2013

The Firkin Alehouse, Folkestone, Kent

IanNot Tried25 Jan 2013

Jolly Drayman, Gravesend, Kent

PedroExcellent11 Nov 2012
PedroExcellent10 Nov 2012

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

oz11Excellent20 Oct 2012 Available from the small bar on the train.

Halfway House, Brenchley, Kent

oz11Excellent27 Aug 2012

Stile Bridge, Marden, Kent

thebrewingmanExcellent26 Aug 2012
PedroExceptional24 Mar 2011

Catford Bridge Tavern, Catford, Greater London

Philip PirripNot Tried15 Jul 2012

The Just Reproach, Deal, Kent

ChrisEExcellent14 Jul 2012 Very tasty.
ChrisEExcellent12 Jul 2012 Delicious

George & Dragon, Headcorn, Kent

PedroExcellent14 Apr 2012
PedroExcellent12 Apr 2012

Six Bells, Woodchurch, Kent

PedroNot Tried18 Feb 2012
PedroExcellent17 Feb 2012

Bull Inn, West Malling, Kent

PedroExcellent02 Feb 2012
HopmonsterExcellent08 Mar 2011 Mellow without too much of a burned note.

The Butchers Arms, Herne, Kent

MickNot Tried14 Jan 2012
AndrewNot Tried25 Aug 2011
MickExcellent19 Jul 2011 Nice, my type of beer, rich roast and liqurice, reminiscent of Over the Moon>

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

AlenomoreExcellent23 Oct 2011 Speaks for itself.

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

oz11Good03 Sep 2011

The Bedford, Tunbridge Wells, Kent

Martin the MildmanExcellent24 Jul 2011 Shown as 4.0% on pumpclip. Deep red bitter with good hop character balanced by malt. The finish is fairly dry with a mix of hop and malt. My score 16/20.

Kent Beer Festival 2011, Canterbury, Kent

AlenomoreGood22 Jul 2011

Nevill Bull, Birling, Kent

PedroExcellent23 Apr 2011
PedroExcellent17 Jan 2011

Planet Thanet Easter Beer Festival 2011, Margate, Kent

AndrewAcceptable22 Apr 2011 Kent Pale with caramel? Not in great condition.
BlairAcceptable22 Apr 2011 Not bad, a little bland though.

Kent Black Gold

4.00% ABV.

We have tried this beer 85 times.

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

Other Kent beers.