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Dark Star Revelation

PubAddressLast Visit Seen
Ye Olde MitreHolborn, Central London09 Nov 2023
The HarpCharing Cross, Central London10 Nov 2022
The New InnCanterbury, Kent16 Jan 2022
The Gardener's ArmsLewes, East Sussex07 Jan 2020
The Mad Bishop & BearPaddington, Central London07 Jan 2020
Beer EngineSouthwick, West Sussex05 Jul 2019
The Evening StarBrighton, East Sussex21 May 2019
The Doric ArchEuston, Central London02 Feb 2019
Artillery ArmsRamsgate, Kent07 Jan 2019
The Red LionRamsgate, Kent01 Jan 2019
The Parcel YardKing's Cross / St Pancras, Central London18 Aug 2018
ImperialHastings, East Sussex16 Jun 2018
The Conqueror AlehouseRamsgate, Kent06 May 2018
Royal AlbertNew Cross, Greater London18 Mar 2018
Montefiore ArmsRamsgate, Kent10 Feb 2018
White Cliffs Beer Festival 2018Dover, Kent02 Feb 2018
The Dodo MicropubHanwell, Greater London29 Dec 2017
The Victoria InnColchester, Essex09 Dec 2017
Craft Beer Co.Clerkenwell, Central London06 Nov 2017
Carpenters ArmsColdred, Kent13 Sep 2017
The Paper MillSittingbourne, Kent24 Aug 2017
Craft Beer Co.Islington, Central London17 Jun 2017
The Admiral's ArmQueenborough, Kent03 Jun 2017
The White SwanCharlton, Greater London23 Apr 2017
Craft Beer Co.Limehouse, Greater London30 Dec 2016
HopinnNewcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire28 Oct 2016
The Flower PotMaidstone, Kent15 Oct 2016
Furlongs Ale HouseFaversham, Kent05 May 2016
The GlasshouseNorwich, Norfolk16 Mar 2016
Leman Bar (formerly The Dispensary)Aldgate, Central London08 Dec 2015
The Victory InnBrighton, East Sussex14 Nov 2015
The Bald Buzzard Ale HouseLeighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire09 Oct 2015
The Butchers ArmsHerne, Kent06 Oct 2015
The Two HalvesMargate, Kent18 Aug 2015
Harbour ArmsMargate, Kent01 Aug 2015
Queen CharlotteRamsgate, Kent27 Jun 2015
Wye Beer Festival 2015Wye, Kent26 Jun 2015
Rack of AleDover, Kent06 Jun 2015
Stalybridge Station Refreshment Rooms (Buffet Bar)Stalybridge, Greater Manchester16 Apr 2015
Leyton Orient Supporters ClubLeyton, Greater London27 Feb 2015
Piston BrokeShoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex14 Feb 2015
White Cliffs Beer Festival 2015Dover, Kent06 Feb 2015
The Crooked BilletClapton, Greater London08 Jan 2015
Southampton ArmsGospel Oak, Greater London21 Oct 2014
Catford Constitutional ClubCatford, Greater London13 Aug 2014
Bake & AlehouseWestgate-on-Sea, Kent26 Jul 2014
The Water PoetSpitalfields, Central London22 Jul 2014
The Duke of WellingtonShoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex03 Jul 2014
6th K&ES Railway Beer Festival 2014Tenterden, Kent14 Jun 2014
The Snooty FoxCanonbury, Greater London11 Jun 2014
The Cock TavernHackney, Greater London18 May 2014
The George & DragonSwanscombe, Kent11 May 2014
The Holy InadequateStoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire07 May 2014
Fuggles Beer CafeTunbridge Wells, Kent02 May 2014
The GeorgeCroydon, Greater London20 Mar 2014
The Alexandra HotelDerby, Derbyshire19 Mar 2014
WetherspoonsVictoria, Central London22 Feb 2014
White Cliffs Beer Festival 2014Dover, Kent07 Feb 2014
IndoWhitechapel, Greater London30 Jan 2014
The Sovereign of the SeasPetts Wood, Greater London25 Sep 2013
The Ale HouseChelmsford, Essex15 Sep 2013
The Chaser InnShipbourne, Kent18 Aug 2013
The Humphrey BeanTonbridge, Kent06 Jul 2013
The Firkin AlehouseFolkestone, Kent08 May 2013
The ElephantFaversham, Kent07 May 2013
Royal Cinque Ports Yacht ClubDover, Kent02 Mar 2013
White Cliffs Beer Festival 2013Dover, Kent01 Feb 2013
The William Webb EllisTwickenham, Greater London18 Dec 2012
Craft Beer Co.Brixton, Greater London28 Oct 2012
Kent Beer Festival 2012Canterbury, Kent21 Jul 2012
The Beer HallStaveley, Cumbria19 Jul 2012
Old Red CowSmithfield, Central London18 Jun 2012
Simon the TannerBermondsey, Central London08 May 2012
Claret & Ale (formerly Claret Free House)Addiscombe, Greater London05 May 2012
Stile BridgeMarden, Kent19 Apr 2012
The Just ReproachDeal, Kent30 Mar 2012
Battersea Beer Festival 2012Battersea, Greater London10 Feb 2012
The BullHorton Kirby, Kent27 Jan 2012
Port Street Beer HouseManchester, Greater Manchester27 Jan 2012

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.

Ye Olde Mitre, Holborn, Central London

Philip PirripExcellent09 Nov 2023 Good strong hit of flavour but where and by whom is it now brewed

The Harp, Charing Cross, Central London

Philip PirripNot Tried10 Nov 2022
Philip PirripNot Tried28 Jun 2022
Philip PirripExcellent18 Feb 2019
Philip PirripGood10 Jan 2019 Very last half out, some haze, Then it ran out
Philip PirripExcellent10 Jan 2019
Philip PirripExcellent13 Oct 2018
Philip PirripNot Tried29 Jun 2018
Philip PirripNot Tried03 Nov 2017
Philip PirripNot Tried09 Jan 2015
Philip PirripExcellent16 Nov 2013
Philip PirripExcellent22 Feb 2013 What a head above the top of the glass

The New Inn, Canterbury, Kent

Jack WilliamExceptional16 Jan 2022 Superb pint in top condition.
AndrewNot Tried04 Jul 2017
Jack WilliamExcellent04 Jul 2017 Superb - I really like the complexity of this beer.
Jack WilliamExcellent16 Jun 2016 Gorgeous beer - even though this was near to the end of the barrel.
MickExcellent27 Jun 2015 very, very nice.
MickExcellent22 Jun 2013 A firm favourite of mine and served on gravity, full on malt and hops, superb.
BrianExcellent24 Nov 2012 Clear golden ale, with bubbly head. Excellent balance between hop bitterness and sweet malt.
oz11Excellent25 Feb 2012

The Gardener's Arms, Lewes, East Sussex

Magnus GreelNot Tried07 Jan 2020

The Mad Bishop & Bear, Paddington, Central London

Stephen HarrisExcellent07 Jan 2020 Clear gold. A very hop-forward beer with a long, bitter aftertaste.

Beer Engine, Southwick, West Sussex

Jack WilliamExcellent05 Jul 2019 Spot on.

The Evening Star, Brighton, East Sussex

Philip PirripExcellent21 May 2019 Head and shoulders above all other beers tried in Brighton tonight
Magnus GreelExcellent03 Sep 2017 'For the love of hops' declared the pump clip however I found this complex beer spicy yet smoky to start which developed to a rich fruity flavour. Delicious.
Philip PirripNot Tried27 Aug 2017
Philip PirripNot Tried02 Jun 2016 Ran out
Philip PirripNot Tried30 Oct 2013
Philip PirripNot Tried11 Aug 2013
Philip PirripExcellent11 Aug 2013 Excellent hop bite
Philip PirripNot Tried09 May 2013
AndrewNot Tried26 Jan 2013
Philip PirripExcellent23 May 2012 One could feel its strength pretty quickly. I felt it became rather cloying towards the end of the pint
BrianNot Tried07 May 2012

The Doric Arch, Euston, Central London

ChrisENot Tried02 Feb 2019

Artillery Arms, Ramsgate, Kent

DosserExcellent07 Jan 2019 Superb
DosserGood05 Aug 2018 In good nick but still a tad too warm.
DosserGood27 Sep 2017 A tad warm
DosserExcellent10 Sep 2017 Fine pint
DosserExcellent18 Jun 2017 Crackin
DosserExcellent19 May 2017 Superb
DosserExcellent09 Apr 2017 Superb and at £3.30 a pint excellent value.
DosserGood18 Sep 2016 Hoppy
DosserExcellent16 Sep 2016 Quality ale
DosserExcellent01 Jan 2016 Superb. Chris ecxel would have loved this one.
BlairExceptional16 May 2012 Perfect. Knocked me for six.

The Red Lion, Ramsgate, Kent

DosserExceptional01 Jan 2019 Superb
DosserGood15 Jul 2018 Nice pint at the right temperature
DosserExcellent18 Apr 2018
DosserExcellent29 Dec 2017 Superb
DosserExcellent24 Sep 2017 Spot on
DosserExcellent10 Sep 2017 Magical
DosserGood22 Jul 2017 Fresh on but on the way out already!
DosserExcellent26 Apr 2017 mmmm
DosserExcellent15 Aug 2016 Quality

The Parcel Yard, King's Cross / St Pancras, Central London

ChrisEExcellent18 Aug 2018

Imperial, Hastings, East Sussex

Stephen HarrisNot Tried16 Jun 2018

The Conqueror Alehouse, Ramsgate, Kent

DosserExceptional06 May 2018 Doesnt get better than this

Royal Albert, New Cross, Greater London

Philip PirripNot Tried18 Mar 2018 Ran out, end of the Dark Star products here
Philip PirripNot Tried17 Sep 2017
Philip PirripExcellent31 May 2017 Far too hopdelicious to have just one
Philip PirripExcellent09 May 2016

Montefiore Arms, Ramsgate, Kent

AndrewNot Tried10 Feb 2018
DosserExcellent05 Aug 2017 Quality
DosserExceptional20 Jul 2017 The best
DosserExceptional12 May 2017 Amazing. Cool but the right temperature for this beer. £3.40 represents good value.
DosserExcellent23 Apr 2017
DosserExceptional29 Jan 2017 Top quality

White Cliffs Beer Festival 2018, Dover, Kent

Philip PirripNot Tried02 Feb 2018

The Dodo Micropub, Hanwell, Greater London

BlairExcellent29 Dec 2017 Classic beer.

The Victoria Inn, Colchester, Essex

AndrewNot Tried09 Dec 2017

Craft Beer Co., Clerkenwell, Central London

Stephen HarrisNot Tried06 Nov 2017
Stephen HarrisNot Tried20 Apr 2015
Judy G GarlandExceptional21 Aug 2013 First class as usual
Stephen HarrisNot Tried19 Mar 2013
Stephen HarrisNot Tried27 Feb 2013
Stephen HarrisNot Tried09 Jun 2012
PedroExcellent03 Mar 2012

Carpenters Arms, Coldred, Kent

Jack WilliamExcellent13 Sep 2017 This really packs a punch of flavour.

The Paper Mill, Sittingbourne, Kent

Philip PirripNot Tried24 Aug 2017

Craft Beer Co., Islington, Central London

Jack WilliamGood17 Jun 2017 Getting overtones of violets.
Jack WilliamExcellent14 Jun 2014 Good body - barley wine overtones. very nice.

The Admiral's Arm, Queenborough, Kent

ChrisENot Tried03 Jun 2017

The White Swan, Charlton, Greater London

Philip PirripNot Tried23 Apr 2017 On gravity on garden stillage
Philip PirripNot Tried27 Jan 2017
Philip PirripNot Tried23 Jan 2017
Philip PirripNot Tried22 Jan 2017
Philip PirripNot Tried19 Jan 2017

Craft Beer Co., Limehouse, Greater London

Stephen HarrisNot Tried30 Dec 2016
Stephen HarrisNot Tried14 Dec 2016

Hopinn, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire

Nick WillisNot Tried28 Oct 2016

The Flower Pot, Maidstone, Kent

Nick WillisNot Tried15 Oct 2016 Ran out
DosserExcellent17 May 2014
PedroNot Tried18 Aug 2013
Judy G GarlandExcellent16 Aug 2013 Came on late, this beer is still a revelation!
BullsNot Tried06 Apr 2013
PedroExcellent18 Nov 2012
DosserExcellent17 Nov 2012
PedroNot Tried12 May 2012
DosserExceptional12 May 2012
DosserExcellent07 May 2012
oz11Not Tried05 May 2012
DosserGood14 Mar 2012 Ran out
PedroNot Tried12 Mar 2012
PedroExcellent11 Mar 2012
AndrewGood10 Mar 2012 Good condition but too hoppy for me.
PedroNot Tried03 Mar 2012
PedroNot Tried02 Mar 2012
PedroExcellent01 Mar 2012
PedroNot Tried17 Feb 2012

Furlongs Ale House, Faversham, Kent

Philip PirripGood05 May 2016 Seemed overly citrus to me

The Glasshouse, Norwich, Norfolk

HSBExcellent16 Mar 2016

Leman Bar (formerly The Dispensary), Aldgate, Central London

Stephen HarrisNot Tried08 Dec 2015
Stephen HarrisExcellent12 Jun 2014 Beautiful, hoppy beer.

The Victory Inn, Brighton, East Sussex

AndrewNot Tried14 Nov 2015
Stephen HarrisNot Tried26 May 2012

The Bald Buzzard Ale House, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire

ChrisENot Tried09 Oct 2015

The Butchers Arms, Herne, Kent

Philip PirripGood06 Oct 2015 Fresh cask, first pints out
AndrewNot Tried25 Sep 2015

The Two Halves, Margate, Kent

DosserGood18 Aug 2015

Harbour Arms, Margate, Kent

Jack WilliamExceptional01 Aug 2015 Have just fallen in love again.

Queen Charlotte, Ramsgate, Kent

DosserAcceptable27 Jun 2015 Took 10 mins to pour. At £4.50 a pint they werent going to waste one drop. Too cold and lacking flavour as I know it.

Wye Beer Festival 2015, Wye, Kent

AndrewNot Tried26 Jun 2015

Rack of Ale, Dover, Kent

Philip PirripNot Tried06 Jun 2015

Stalybridge Station Refreshment Rooms (Buffet Bar), Stalybridge, Greater Manchester

HSBNot Tried16 Apr 2015

Leyton Orient Supporters Club, Leyton, Greater London

Stephen HarrisNot Tried27 Feb 2015
Stephen HarrisNot Tried20 Apr 2012

Piston Broke, Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex

Stephen HarrisNot Tried14 Feb 2015

White Cliffs Beer Festival 2015, Dover, Kent

MickExcellent06 Feb 2015
Philip PirripNot Tried06 Feb 2015

The Crooked Billet, Clapton, Greater London

Stephen HarrisNot Tried08 Jan 2015
Stephen HarrisNot Tried16 Apr 2014

Southampton Arms, Gospel Oak, Greater London

Magnus GreelExceptional21 Oct 2014 Hoppy bitter finish with a strong alcohol kick
Stephen HarrisNot Tried04 Feb 2013

Catford Constitutional Club, Catford, Greater London

Philip PirripExcellent13 Aug 2014
Philip PirripExcellent04 Jan 2014 Best of the evening

Bake & Alehouse, Westgate-on-Sea, Kent

ChrisENot Tried26 Jul 2014

The Water Poet, Spitalfields, Central London

Stephen HarrisAcceptable22 Jul 2014 Not in prime condition and a bit too warm to fully appreciate the flavours that I know this beer has.

The Duke of Wellington, Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex

ChrisENot Tried03 Jul 2014

6th K&ES Railway Beer Festival 2014, Tenterden, Kent

Archie14Not Tried14 Jun 2014

The Snooty Fox, Canonbury, Greater London

Stephen HarrisNot Tried11 Jun 2014

The Cock Tavern, Hackney, Greater London

Stephen HarrisNot Tried18 May 2014
Stephen HarrisNot Tried30 Aug 2013
Stephen HarrisNot Tried22 Mar 2013
ChrisENot Tried07 Mar 2013

The George & Dragon, Swanscombe, Kent

Philip PirripGood11 May 2014
ChrisENot Tried10 Mar 2012

The Holy Inadequate, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire

Nick WillisNot Tried07 May 2014

Fuggles Beer Cafe, Tunbridge Wells, Kent

Stephen HarrisNot Tried02 May 2014
thebrewingmanNot Tried02 May 2014

The George, Croydon, Greater London

Philip PirripNot Tried20 Mar 2014
Philip PirripNot Tried14 Oct 2013
Stephen HarrisNot Tried30 Apr 2013

The Alexandra Hotel, Derby, Derbyshire

Philip PirripNot Tried19 Mar 2014
Philip PirripNot Tried10 Dec 2012

Wetherspoons, Victoria, Central London

TobesNot Tried22 Feb 2014
AlenomoreNot Tried08 Dec 2012

White Cliffs Beer Festival 2014, Dover, Kent

BrianExcellent07 Feb 2014 Excellent fruit and hop balance.
MickExcellent07 Feb 2014 I love this beer, super hops backed by a good malt profile.
Philip PirripNot Tried07 Feb 2014

Indo, Whitechapel, Greater London

Stephen HarrisNot Tried30 Jan 2014

The Sovereign of the Seas, Petts Wood, Greater London

oz11Acceptable25 Sep 2013 Tired, lacking condition, a shame as I was looking forward to it.
oz11Not Tried08 Aug 2013
oz11Not Tried30 Jan 2013
oz11Excellent08 Jan 2013

The Ale House, Chelmsford, Essex

Stephen HarrisNot Tried15 Sep 2013

The Chaser Inn, Shipbourne, Kent

Judy G GarlandExcellent18 Aug 2013 Superb as usual, blended to perfection

The Humphrey Bean, Tonbridge, Kent

oz11Not Tried06 Jul 2013
oz11Good02 Feb 2013

The Firkin Alehouse, Folkestone, Kent

IanGood08 May 2013 Aroma wasn't perfect, but the condition was outstanding and so was the mouthfeel. The hop finish made up for the aroma. A very drinkable strong blond beer.

The Elephant, Faversham, Kent

Philip PirripExcellent07 May 2013
PedroNot Tried29 Sep 2012

Royal Cinque Ports Yacht Club, Dover, Kent

Philip PirripNot Tried02 Mar 2013
ChrisENot Tried02 Mar 2013
PedroNot Tried02 Mar 2013
IanExcellent02 Mar 2012 Hoppy as hell but maybe a touch too aggressive hoppy

White Cliffs Beer Festival 2013, Dover, Kent

Philip PirripNot Tried01 Feb 2013

The William Webb Ellis, Twickenham, Greater London

Martin the MildmanExcellent18 Dec 2012 Pale and hoppy proper IPA style with good burst of citrus hop balanced by a strong malt base. Full bodied with a lingering fruity citrus hop finish. My score 16/20.

Craft Beer Co., Brixton, Greater London

Stephen HarrisNot Tried28 Oct 2012

Kent Beer Festival 2012, Canterbury, Kent

oz11Exceptional21 Jul 2012 Tapped a new barrel early afternoon so had to have a half.

The Beer Hall, Staveley, Cumbria

ChrisENot Tried19 Jul 2012

Old Red Cow, Smithfield, Central London

Stephen HarrisNot Tried18 Jun 2012

Simon the Tanner, Bermondsey, Central London

Stephen HarrisNot Tried08 May 2012

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

Philip PirripNot Tried05 May 2012

Stile Bridge, Marden, Kent

PedroNot Tried19 Apr 2012
PedroExcellent18 Apr 2012

The Just Reproach, Deal, Kent

MickExcellent30 Mar 2012 Very nice, shades of Hophead here but on a richer hoppier, smoother level.

Battersea Beer Festival 2012, Battersea, Greater London

oz11Exceptional10 Feb 2012 Fantastic. Pick of the day!

The Bull, Horton Kirby, Kent

DubbelExceptional27 Jan 2012 The beer the brewer always wanted to create - and it didn't disappoint. A clever concoction of hops, big fruity flavours and delicately balanced malts. Immediately becomes one of, if not my favourite, Dark Star beer.

Port Street Beer House, Manchester, Greater Manchester

Stephen HarrisExceptional27 Jan 2012 A very pale beer that is massively and fiercely hopped with Cascade, Chinook and Columbus.. A full week’s IBUs in one hit. Fabulous.

Dark Star Revelation

5.70% ABV.

We have tried this beer 94 times.

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

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