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Kent Session Pale

PubAddressLast Visit Seen
Copper PottleBeltinge, Kent05 Apr 2024
The Broken DrumBlackfen, Greater London29 Mar 2024
The River Ale HouseEast Greenwich, Greater London10 Mar 2024
Larkins' AlehouseCranbrook, Kent09 Mar 2024
Halfway HouseBrenchley, Kent29 Feb 2024
The New InnCanterbury, Kent29 Feb 2024
The Hoptimist Taproom & BarDover, Kent21 Feb 2024
Ale & AntiquesTankerton, Kent03 Feb 2024
The Bat & BallMottingham, Greater London02 Dec 2023
Furlongs Ale HouseFaversham, Kent08 Nov 2023
Carpenters ArmsColdred, Kent27 Oct 2023
The Hovelling Boat InnRamsgate, Kent23 Sep 2023
The HaywainBramling, Kent19 May 2023
The CockpitChislehurst, Greater London01 May 2023
The Just ReproachDeal, Kent25 Mar 2023
The UnicornCanterbury, Kent23 Feb 2022
The Long HaulBexleyheath, Greater London29 Dec 2021
The Firkin AlehouseFolkestone, Kent07 Dec 2021
Harbour ArmsMargate, Kent19 Nov 2021
East Cliff TavernFolkestone, Kent05 Sep 2021
ParkervilleHerne Bay, Kent03 Sep 2020
The Admiral's ArmQueenborough, Kent13 Aug 2020
The Stag (formerly The Sun)Maidstone, Kent17 Feb 2020
The Good IntentRochester, Kent30 Jan 2020
The LanesDover, Kent23 Jan 2020
The Black DogWhitstable, Kent21 Dec 2019
The Long PondEltham, Greater London20 Dec 2019
The Barrel VaultKing's Cross / St Pancras, Central London20 Sep 2019
The Surrey OaksNewdigate, Surrey27 Aug 2019
One Inn The WoodPetts Wood, Greater London27 Jul 2019
The Long Dog (formerly The Dartford Jug)Dartford, Kent20 Jul 2019
The Golden Lion HotelRochester, Kent14 Jun 2019
The Handsome SamWhitstable, Kent19 May 2019
The Rusty BucketEltham, Greater London08 Mar 2019
The Three PillarsGravesend, Kent01 Dec 2018
The Pilots' Rest (formerly The Flying Sheep Micropub)Sheerness, Kent28 Aug 2018
The Compass AlehouseGravesend, Kent09 Jun 2018
FezMargate, Kent28 Feb 2018
The Malling JugWest Malling, Kent02 Oct 2017
Pelt TraderCity, Central London22 Aug 2017
The Dodo MicropubHanwell, Greater London13 Jun 2017
Cranbrook Goes Nuts in MayCranbrook, Kent29 May 2017
Kent County Cricket Tunbridge Wells - CAMRA Beer TentTunbridge Wells, Kent26 May 2017
Home Taproom (formerly The Tontine Tavern; The Troubadour of Kent)Folkestone, Kent29 Apr 2017
The Lady LuckCanterbury, Kent21 Jan 2017
The Tankerton ArmsTankerton, Kent27 Aug 2016
The Robert PocockGravesend, Kent16 May 2016
Smugglers' AlehouseNew Romney, Kent26 Feb 2016
The Flower PotMaidstone, Kent23 Jan 2016
Euston TapEuston, Central London05 Jan 2016
The Firkin FrogHerne Bay, Kent15 Aug 2015
Ravensbourne ArmsLewisham, Greater London19 Jul 2015
The Paper MillSittingbourne, Kent13 Jan 2015
The Butchers ArmsHerne, Kent22 Dec 2014
The Door HingeWelling, Greater London30 Sep 2014
The WindmillSevenoaks Weald, Kent16 Aug 2014
The Wrong 'UnBexleyheath, Greater London20 Jun 2014
The Sovereign of the SeasPetts Wood, Greater London27 Mar 2014
The Vigo InnFairseat, Kent08 Sep 2013
Old FountainOld Street, Central London26 Jun 2013
5th K&ES Railway Beer Festival 2013Tenterden, Kent15 Jun 2013
Egham United Services ClubEgham, Surrey28 Mar 2013
Five Bells InnBrabourne, Kent17 Feb 2013
The Kings ArmsOffham, Kent18 Nov 2012
The Lifeboat Ale & Cider HouseMargate, Kent03 May 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.

Copper Pottle, Beltinge, Kent

AndrewNot Tried05 Apr 2024
Jack WilliamGood28 Dec 2023
Jack WilliamGood14 Sep 2023
Jack WilliamExcellent16 Jun 2022
Jack WilliamExcellent12 Aug 2021 Must have been good - we finished with a gallon of this.
Philip PirripNot Tried13 Feb 2020
AndrewExceptional21 Aug 2018 Lovely stuff.
AndrewExceptional18 May 2018 Top stuff.
AndrewExcellent20 Apr 2018 Quite smokey on the finish. This ran out soon after we had our pints
AndrewExcellent10 Mar 2018
AndrewExceptional27 Feb 2018 Superb
AndrewExceptional20 Feb 2018 Awesome stuff.
AndrewExceptional10 Nov 2017 Top banana!
GarethExcellent26 Oct 2017 End of the barrel but still superb!
AndrewExceptional07 Oct 2017 Superb
Magnus GreelExcellent17 Aug 2017 Spot on but thin, watery and bland. My palate had been accustomed to 3 pints of No5!
AndrewExceptional13 May 2017 Yum yum
AndrewExceptional22 Apr 2017 Superb
AndrewExceptional18 Feb 2017
AndrewExceptional16 Nov 2016 Jugs of this stuff were had
AndrewExceptional19 Oct 2016 Really very very good.
AndrewExceptional05 Oct 2016 This stuff's to die for.
AndrewExceptional24 Aug 2016
AndrewExceptional13 Aug 2016
AndrewExceptional08 Jul 2016 Top stuff
AndrewExceptional29 Jun 2016 Absolutely lovely
BaymartNot Tried08 Jun 2016
AndrewExceptional18 May 2016 Top stuff
AndrewExceptional05 May 2016 Lovely
AndrewExcellent19 Feb 2016
AndrewExcellent03 Jul 2015 Really good condition and very drinkable.
Philip PirripAcceptable30 Jun 2015

The Broken Drum, Blackfen, Greater London

Philip PirripGood29 Mar 2024 Session Pale as it should be
Philip PirripGood03 Nov 2015

The River Ale House, East Greenwich, Greater London

Philip PirripNot Tried10 Mar 2024
Philip PirripExcellent17 Aug 2023 Spot on form
Philip PirripNot Tried16 Apr 2023
Philip PirripNot Tried14 Apr 2023
Philip PirripNot Tried26 Jan 2023
Philip PirripGood25 Jan 2023 Tasty brew - best of evening
Philip PirripNot Tried24 Jan 2023
Philip PirripNot Tried23 Jan 2023
Philip PirripNot Tried22 Jan 2023
Philip PirripNot Tried27 Sep 2022
Philip PirripAcceptable17 Jun 2022
Philip PirripExcellent17 Mar 2022
Philip PirripExcellent16 Mar 2022 Quality Kent as always
Philip PirripNot Tried24 Nov 2021
Philip PirripNot Tried23 Nov 2021
Philip PirripNot Tried22 Nov 2021
Philip PirripNot Tried21 Nov 2021
Philip PirripNot Tried16 Sep 2021
Philip PirripNot Tried15 Sep 2021
Philip PirripExcellent09 Jul 2021 First rate but I was not in the mood for the flavour
Philip PirripExcellent17 Feb 2020 No need to try any other here tonight
Stephen HarrisExcellent04 Sep 2019
Philip PirripNot Tried03 Sep 2019
Philip PirripNot Tried21 Aug 2019
Philip PirripNot Tried16 Jan 2019
Philip PirripNot Tried31 Dec 2018
Philip PirripGood10 Oct 2017

Larkins' Alehouse, Cranbrook, Kent

WittendenExcellent09 Mar 2024 Sublime,flinty,floral.
WittendenNot Tried25 Nov 2023
WittendenNot Tried04 Nov 2023
WittendenNot Tried13 May 2023
WittendenNot Tried25 Feb 2023
WittendenNot Tried18 Jun 2022
WittendenExcellent26 Mar 2022 Lovely zesty pint,punching way above its weight.
WittendenNot Tried20 Nov 2021
WittendenNot Tried15 Feb 2018
WittendenExceptional23 Dec 2017 Sublime, in tiptop nick.Floral hops. Magic.
WittendenNot Tried02 Dec 2017

Halfway House, Brenchley, Kent

AndrewNot Tried29 Feb 2024
Jack WilliamExcellent04 Oct 2022
WittendenGood07 Oct 2018 Muted.

The New Inn, Canterbury, Kent

Jack WilliamGood29 Feb 2024
Jack WilliamExcellent12 Jul 2020 Sparklingly fresh.
Jack WilliamNot Tried09 Jul 2019

The Hoptimist Taproom & Bar, Dover, Kent

Jack WilliamExcellent21 Feb 2024 Fresh on
Jack WilliamExcellent22 Nov 2023

Ale & Antiques, Tankerton, Kent

AndrewExcellent03 Feb 2024 Really good condition. Very nice.

The Bat & Ball, Mottingham, Greater London

Philip PirripGood02 Dec 2023 Clean and bitter

Furlongs Ale House, Faversham, Kent

Jack WilliamNot Tried08 Nov 2023
Jack WilliamNot Tried04 Oct 2023
ChrisENot Tried18 May 2019
Philip PirripNot Tried06 Sep 2018
Philip PirripExcellent06 Aug 2016
Philip PirripExcellent05 Apr 2016

Carpenters Arms, Coldred, Kent

Jack WilliamGood27 Oct 2023

The Hovelling Boat Inn, Ramsgate, Kent

Philip PirripNot Tried23 Sep 2023

The Haywain, Bramling, Kent

Jack WilliamNot Tried19 May 2023
Jack WilliamGood29 May 2022

The Cockpit, Chislehurst, Greater London

Magnus GreelNot Tried01 May 2023
Philip PirripExcellent27 Apr 2023 In top form in all ways

The Just Reproach, Deal, Kent

Jack WilliamNot Tried25 Mar 2023
Magnus GreelExceptional22 Aug 2018 Ticked all my boxes for a perfect pint..
ChrisEExcellent01 Jul 2014

The Unicorn, Canterbury, Kent

Jack WilliamExcellent23 Feb 2022 I do like Kent ales. This in superb condition.
ChrisEExcellent10 Dec 2021
Jack WilliamNot Tried26 Dec 2019

The Long Haul, Bexleyheath, Greater London

Philip PirripGood29 Dec 2021 1st out of new cask. Very creamy, condition good but rather chilled

The Firkin Alehouse, Folkestone, Kent

Jack WilliamExcellent07 Dec 2021 Three perfect pints for us.
Jack WilliamGood13 Feb 2020 Consistent high quality.
IanGood18 Mar 2014 Best I have had it for some time.
IanGood31 Dec 2013 Best I have had this in a long time. Highly drinkable with a good bitter finish
IanNot Tried13 Jun 2013

Harbour Arms, Margate, Kent

ChrisENot Tried19 Nov 2021
Jack WilliamNot Tried31 Aug 2021
Jack WilliamExcellent01 Aug 2015 fitted the ambience perfectly - cool and tasty.
ChrisEGood01 Mar 2015

East Cliff Tavern, Folkestone, Kent

ChrisEExcellent05 Sep 2021
ChrisEExcellent03 Feb 2018 In top condition here tonight.

Parkerville, Herne Bay, Kent

AndrewExceptional03 Sep 2020 Superb stuff
AndrewNot Tried23 Nov 2018

The Admiral's Arm, Queenborough, Kent

Archie14Good13 Aug 2020 Near end of cask but still very good
Archie14Excellent09 Aug 2020 Lovely light hoppy pint

The Stag (formerly The Sun), Maidstone, Kent

ChrisEGood17 Feb 2020

The Good Intent, Rochester, Kent

ChrisENot Tried30 Jan 2020

The Lanes, Dover, Kent

Jack WilliamExcellent23 Jan 2020
Stephen HarrisNot Tried03 Feb 2018
Jack WilliamAcceptable14 Dec 2017 Rather flowery and oversweet.
Jack WilliamGood07 Apr 2017

The Black Dog, Whitstable, Kent

WittendenExcellent21 Dec 2019 Full of herbal flavours-a classic.
WittendenNot Tried28 Sep 2019
WittendenNot Tried14 Sep 2019
WittendenNot Tried24 Aug 2019
Philip PirripNot Tried22 Aug 2019
WittendenNot Tried10 Aug 2019
WittendenNot Tried27 Jul 2019
Jack WilliamNot Tried16 Jul 2019
WittendenExcellent13 Jul 2019 Ever reliable.
WittendenExcellent22 Jun 2019 What could be better on a Summer's day?
WittendenNot Tried08 Jun 2019
WittendenNot Tried25 May 2019
WittendenNot Tried11 May 2019
WittendenNot Tried27 Apr 2019
Magnus GreelNot Tried05 Apr 2019
WittendenNot Tried13 Oct 2018
Jack WilliamGood10 Oct 2018
WittendenNot Tried22 Sep 2018
WittendenNot Tried08 Sep 2018
Archie14Excellent02 Sep 2018
WittendenExcellent25 Aug 2018 Top notch today Excellent floral,herbal beer.
WittendenNot Tried11 Aug 2018
WittendenNot Tried28 Jul 2018
WittendenNot Tried14 Jul 2018
WittendenNot Tried23 Jun 2018
WittendenNot Tried09 Jun 2018
WittendenNot Tried26 May 2018
WittendenNot Tried12 May 2018
WittendenExcellent28 Apr 2018 Pretty near perfect:so complex for its strength.
ChrisENot Tried23 Apr 2018
WittendenNot Tried14 Apr 2018
AndrewAcceptable10 Mar 2018 Nothing wrong with it but once you've had it at the Pottle it's never going to be as good.
Jack WilliamExcellent09 Nov 2017 A very nice brew in tip top condition.
WittendenNot Tried23 Sep 2017
WittendenNot Tried26 Aug 2017
WittendenNot Tried12 Aug 2017
WittendenExceptional22 Jul 2017 Always top notch here.Delicious, minty hops.
Joe GargeryGood15 Jul 2017
WittendenNot Tried08 Jul 2017
WittendenNot Tried24 Jun 2017
WittendenNot Tried10 Jun 2017
WittendenNot Tried27 May 2017
WittendenExcellent13 May 2017 Thunderingly good.
WittendenNot Tried22 Apr 2017
WittendenNot Tried08 Apr 2017
WittendenNot Tried25 Mar 2017
WittendenExceptional26 Nov 2016 Delicious. Marmalade. A modern Kentish classic.
WittendenNot Tried24 Sep 2016
WittendenNot Tried13 Aug 2016
WittendenNot Tried23 Jul 2016
WittendenNot Tried09 Jul 2016
WittendenNot Tried25 Jun 2016
WittendenNot Tried11 Jun 2016
WittendenNot Tried14 May 2016
WittendenExceptional09 Apr 2016 A delicious, zesty pale ale.

The Long Pond, Eltham, Greater London

Philip PirripNot Tried20 Dec 2019
Philip PirripNot Tried02 Aug 2019
Philip PirripNot Tried08 Mar 2019
Philip PirripNot Tried19 Jan 2019
Philip PirripNot Tried09 Feb 2018
Philip PirripNot Tried18 Nov 2017

The Barrel Vault, King's Cross / St Pancras, Central London

Philip PirripNot Tried20 Sep 2019

The Surrey Oaks, Newdigate, Surrey

WittendenNot Tried27 Aug 2019

One Inn The Wood, Petts Wood, Greater London

ChrisENot Tried27 Jul 2019
oz11Excellent20 Jan 2015
oz11Excellent17 Dec 2014
oz11Excellent24 Jun 2014

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

Stephen HarrisNot Tried20 Jul 2019
Stephen HarrisNot Tried15 Feb 2019
Philip PirripGood20 Jul 2018

The Golden Lion Hotel, Rochester, Kent

Philip PirripAcceptable14 Jun 2019 Flat scummy head so suspect was far too fresh

The Handsome Sam, Whitstable, Kent

WittendenNot Tried19 May 2019

The Rusty Bucket, Eltham, Greater London

Philip PirripExcellent08 Mar 2019 First rate
Philip PirripNot Tried21 Sep 2018

The Three Pillars, Gravesend, Kent

Magnus GreelExcellent01 Dec 2018 Superb nick refreshing hints of tropical loveliness.
Philip PirripNot Tried24 Nov 2017

The Pilots' Rest (formerly The Flying Sheep Micropub), Sheerness, Kent

Archie14Good28 Aug 2018 Near end of cask so lacking condition but still a well flavoured pint

The Compass Alehouse, Gravesend, Kent

Philip PirripNot Tried09 Jun 2018
Philip PirripGood31 Dec 2016

Fez, Margate, Kent

DosserExcellent28 Feb 2018 Unbelievable for a low strength beer
beery steveNot Tried02 Feb 2018

The Malling Jug, West Malling, Kent

ChrisENot Tried02 Oct 2017
Philip PirripNot Tried15 Apr 2017

Pelt Trader, City, Central London

Stephen HarrisNot Tried22 Aug 2017
Stephen HarrisNot Tried21 Jul 2014

The Dodo Micropub, Hanwell, Greater London

Stephen HarrisNot Tried13 Jun 2017

Cranbrook Goes Nuts in May, Cranbrook, Kent

WittendenGood29 May 2017 Selling well in the heat. Not in bad nick.On gravity dispense.

Kent County Cricket Tunbridge Wells - CAMRA Beer Tent, Tunbridge Wells, Kent

Stephen HarrisExcellent26 May 2017
oz11Excellent25 May 2014

Home Taproom (formerly The Tontine Tavern; The Troubadour of Kent), Folkestone, Kent

Philip PirripNot Tried29 Apr 2017
ChrisEExcellent29 Apr 2017

The Lady Luck, Canterbury, Kent

ChrisEExcellent21 Jan 2017 A good quaffable pint in excellent condition.

The Tankerton Arms, Tankerton, Kent

Jack WilliamExcellent27 Aug 2016 Superb condition and flavour.
Jack WilliamExcellent16 Aug 2014 Zesty - went down very easily.
Archie14Exceptional13 Apr 2014 Delicious session blonde ale, served here today in great condition with a nice head. A very polished pint and great lacing.
ChrisEExcellent01 May 2013

The Robert Pocock, Gravesend, Kent

Philip PirripNot Tried16 May 2016
Philip PirripNot Tried16 May 2016

Smugglers' Alehouse, New Romney, Kent

ChrisENot Tried26 Feb 2016

The Flower Pot, Maidstone, Kent

ChrisENot Tried23 Jan 2016
TobesNot Tried23 May 2015
TobesNot Tried06 Mar 2015
DosserExcellent15 Feb 2015
DosserNot Tried14 Feb 2015
TobesNot Tried13 Dec 2014
TobesNot Tried29 Aug 2014 Ran Out.
DosserNot Tried23 Jun 2013 Ran out

Euston Tap, Euston, Central London

Philip PirripNot Tried05 Jan 2016

The Firkin Frog, Herne Bay, Kent

Jack WilliamExcellent15 Aug 2015 Delicious.

Ravensbourne Arms, Lewisham, Greater London

Philip PirripExcellent19 Jul 2015

The Paper Mill, Sittingbourne, Kent

Archie14Excellent13 Jan 2015
Archie14Excellent25 Apr 2014 Delicious :)
Archie14Exceptional22 Apr 2014 Stunning pint served in top condition
Archie14Excellent09 Mar 2014 Wonderful stuff :)
Archie14Excellent23 Nov 2013 So quaffable!

The Butchers Arms, Herne, Kent

Philip PirripExcellent22 Dec 2014
Philip PirripExcellent23 Oct 2014
ChrisEExcellent07 Aug 2014 As its name suggests, a good session ale.
Philip PirripAcceptable24 Jul 2014 Seemed a bit fresh
MickGood05 Jul 2014 Nice pint of this pale hoppy beer.
DosserExcellent21 Jun 2014
MickExcellent21 Jun 2014 Perhaps better than Wednesday, Very good condition.
MickExcellent19 Jun 2014 A super pint of this pale hoppy beer, super condition.
Jack WilliamExcellent08 Mar 2014 Bright and lively - well named.
Philip PirripExcellent26 Feb 2014
AndrewExcellent21 Dec 2013 Rich hoppy session bitter in the Hophead style
Philip PirripGood16 Jul 2013 Very Hopheadish
ChrisEExcellent16 Jul 2013
MickExcellent15 Jun 2013 Very nice, very pale with a good hop presence, some citrus notes.

The Door Hinge, Welling, Greater London

Philip PirripExcellent30 Sep 2014
Philip PirripExcellent02 Aug 2014
Philip PirripNot Tried28 Dec 2013
Philip PirripExcellent09 Nov 2013

The Windmill, Sevenoaks Weald, Kent

thebrewingmanExcellent16 Aug 2014

The Wrong 'Un, Bexleyheath, Greater London

Philip PirripExcellent20 Jun 2014 Beautiful clarity and condition but could not be bothered to try to fight the queues for another

The Sovereign of the Seas, Petts Wood, Greater London

oz11Excellent27 Mar 2014

The Vigo Inn, Fairseat, Kent

HSBGood08 Sep 2013

Old Fountain, Old Street, Central London

Stephen HarrisExcellent26 Jun 2013 Lovely, light and hoppy.
Martin the MildmanGood04 Oct 2012 A fruity pale bitter with the flavour of New Zealand hops. Good fuity hop finish. My score 15/20.
Philip PirripExcellent11 Jun 2012 A great contrast to the Sun Top I had first

5th K&ES Railway Beer Festival 2013, Tenterden, Kent

oz11Excellent15 Jun 2013 A new beer to me. Good stuff from a great brewery.

Egham United Services Club, Egham, Surrey

thebrewingmanExceptional28 Mar 2013 A double hopped version. Superb.

Five Bells Inn, Brabourne, Kent

WittendenGood17 Feb 2013 Pale 'n' hoppy, fruity,fairly aggressively citric.

The Kings Arms, Offham, Kent

PedroExcellent18 Nov 2012
PedroExcellent17 Nov 2012

The Lifeboat Ale & Cider House, Margate, Kent

BlairGood03 May 2012 Really good session pale ale, not quite a hophead but it's not far off.

Kent Session Pale

3.70% ABV.

We have tried this beer 147 times.

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

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