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Long Man Best Bitter

PubAddressLast Visit Seen
The HaywainBramling, Kent16 May 2024
The Yew Tree InnChalvington, East Sussex05 May 2024
Claret & Ale (formerly Claret Free House)Addiscombe, Greater London30 Apr 2024
This Ancient Boro'Tenterden, Kent12 Apr 2024
Halfway HouseBrenchley, Kent29 Feb 2024
Marden Village ClubMarden, Kent29 Feb 2024
Carpenters ArmsColdred, Kent10 Jan 2024
Bell & CrownCanterbury, Kent02 Dec 2023
Bowl InnCharing, Kent07 May 2023
The Ship InnRye, East Sussex28 Mar 2023
The Bell & JorrocksFrittenden, Kent22 Oct 2022
Larkins' AlehouseCranbrook, Kent10 Jul 2021
The Ram InnFirle, East Sussex24 Jun 2021
ParkervilleHerne Bay, Kent18 May 2021
The Sekforde (formerly Sekforde Arms)Clerkenwell, Central London12 Jul 2020
The London and CountyEastbourne, East Sussex02 Mar 2020
George HotelLydd, Kent02 Jan 2020
The BullWoolwich, Greater London28 Dec 2019
The Black Horse InnThurnham, Kent25 Oct 2019
The Prince AlbertBrighton, East Sussex19 Aug 2019
The Beer SellerTonbridge, Kent17 Jun 2019
ParrotCanterbury, Kent01 Apr 2019
The Mucky DuckBrighton, East Sussex10 Nov 2018
The UnicornCanterbury, Kent05 Aug 2018
The BedfordTunbridge Wells, Kent23 Jun 2018
The LanesDover, Kent16 Jun 2018
Ladies MileBrighton, East Sussex24 Mar 2018
The EagleEastbourne, East Sussex17 Jan 2018
The Lady LuckCanterbury, Kent08 Dec 2017
The New Fox Inn (formerly The Windmill Inn)Willesborough, Kent06 Oct 2017
The Hopbine InnPetteridge, Kent05 Aug 2017
The Firkin FrogHerne Bay, Kent07 Jul 2017
The GeeseBrighton, East Sussex08 Oct 2016
The Victory InnBrighton, East Sussex08 Oct 2016
Lord HarrowbyGrantham, Lincolnshire06 Jul 2014
The WindmillSevenoaks Weald, Kent04 Jun 2014
Stile BridgeMarden, Kent09 Nov 2013
The Tickled TroutWye, Kent04 Sep 2013
The Wenlock ArmsHoxton, Central London11 Jun 2013
The Sussex ArmsTwickenham, Greater London10 Mar 2013
Black HorseNuthurst, West Sussex13 Oct 2012
The Humphrey BeanTonbridge, Kent18 Aug 2012
The Sussex ArmsTunbridge Wells, Kent31 Jul 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.

The Haywain, Bramling, Kent

Jack WilliamNot Tried16 May 2024

The Yew Tree Inn, Chalvington, East Sussex

IanGood05 May 2024 Proper brown bitter great condition and temperature.

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

Philip PirripNot Tried30 Apr 2024
Philip PirripGood22 Apr 2024 Good condition although a rather bland offering
Philip PirripNot Tried15 Dec 2023
Philip PirripNot Tried31 Jul 2023
Philip PirripNot Tried12 May 2023
Philip PirripNot Tried29 Apr 2023

This Ancient Boro', Tenterden, Kent

WittendenNot Tried12 Apr 2024

Halfway House, Brenchley, Kent

AndrewNot Tried29 Feb 2024
Jack WilliamNot Tried04 Oct 2022

Marden Village Club, Marden, Kent

DosserExcellent29 Feb 2024 Boss gave me this to compare to Harvey's. It was superb.

Carpenters Arms, Coldred, Kent

Jack WilliamGood10 Jan 2024
Jack WilliamGood25 Jul 2023
Jack WilliamGood29 Jun 2023

Bell & Crown, Canterbury, Kent

AndrewNot Tried02 Dec 2023
Magnus GreelGood08 Nov 2023 Not as sulphurous as I remember
Magnus GreelNot Tried12 Oct 2023
AndrewNot Tried19 Nov 2022
Jack WilliamNot Tried29 Oct 2022

Bowl Inn, Charing, Kent

Jack WilliamAcceptable07 May 2023 Something rather ordinary about this. I was disappointed.
AndrewNot Tried29 Aug 2022

The Ship Inn, Rye, East Sussex

Magnus GreelNot Tried28 Mar 2023
ChrisENot Tried09 Mar 2016
AndrewGood15 Aug 2014 Ice cold to start with but after it warmed up the fruit came through and it was nice

The Bell & Jorrocks, Frittenden, Kent

WittendenNot Tried22 Oct 2022

Larkins' Alehouse, Cranbrook, Kent

WittendenNot Tried10 Jul 2021
WittendenNot Tried07 Sep 2019
WittendenNot Tried16 Jun 2018

The Ram Inn, Firle, East Sussex

WittendenExcellent24 Jun 2021 Still on stalwart form. I stayed with this one.
WittendenGood22 Jun 2021 First pint.
WittendenExcellent22 Jun 2021 Second pint: an old school malty best bitter.Almonds. Reassuring.

Parkerville, Herne Bay, Kent

AndrewExcellent18 May 2021
Magnus GreelExcellent25 Sep 2020
AndrewExcellent23 Sep 2020 Nice crisp brown bitter
Jack WilliamNot Tried30 Mar 2018
AndrewNot Tried28 Oct 2017
AndrewNot Tried09 Aug 2017
AndrewNot Tried27 Jan 2017

The Sekforde (formerly Sekforde Arms), Clerkenwell, Central London

Stephen HarrisNot Tried12 Jul 2020

The London and County, Eastbourne, East Sussex

ChrisENot Tried02 Mar 2020

George Hotel, Lydd, Kent

ChrisENot Tried02 Jan 2020

The Bull, Woolwich, Greater London

Philip PirripGood28 Dec 2019 Good enough but pretty basic
Philip PirripAcceptable15 Dec 2017 Perhaps rather fresh, seemed caramel sweet, did not want a second one
Philip PirripGood22 Apr 2017 Caramel taste, not one I like in a beer. Odd shaped Brains branded glass used

The Black Horse Inn, Thurnham, Kent

Jack WilliamGood25 Oct 2019 Traditional bitter in good nick.
PedroGood26 Jan 2013

The Prince Albert, Brighton, East Sussex

Philip PirripNot Tried19 Aug 2019
Philip PirripNot Tried23 Aug 2018
Philip PirripNot Tried19 May 2018
Philip PirripNot Tried19 Mar 2018
Philip PirripNot Tried27 Aug 2017
Philip PirripNot Tried11 Mar 2016
Stephen HarrisPoor26 May 2012 Copper-coloured, warm and a bit sour.
Philip PirripPoor23 May 2012 Asked for a taster which made me splutter so declined a larger measure
Philip PirripUndrinkable17 May 2012 As sour as old Harry. Exchanged for another choice without ado, pump clip turned round, pipes pulled through and a new cask placed.

The Beer Seller, Tonbridge, Kent

Stephen HarrisNot Tried17 Jun 2019

Parrot, Canterbury, Kent

Magnus GreelGood01 Apr 2019 Earthy traditional English bitter
Jack WilliamGood21 Oct 2017 A good best bitter.
ChrisEGood01 Jul 2017

The Mucky Duck, Brighton, East Sussex

AndrewGood10 Nov 2018
ChrisEExcellent28 Aug 2018

The Unicorn, Canterbury, Kent

Jack WilliamNot Tried05 Aug 2018

The Bedford, Tunbridge Wells, Kent

Stephen HarrisNot Tried23 Jun 2018
Judy G GarlandNot Tried06 Nov 2013
Martin the MildmanAcceptable05 Jun 2012 New brewery to me, a typical Sussex style best bitter, quite bitter, aromatic, yeasty with a dryish finish. My score 14/20.

The Lanes, Dover, Kent

Philip PirripGood16 Jun 2018

Ladies Mile, Brighton, East Sussex

AndrewGood24 Mar 2018 Sweet with winter fruits taste.

The Eagle, Eastbourne, East Sussex

Magnus GreelNot Tried17 Jan 2018

The Lady Luck, Canterbury, Kent

Jack WilliamNot Tried08 Dec 2017

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

ChrisENot Tried06 Oct 2017

The Hopbine Inn, Petteridge, Kent

WittendenNot Tried05 Aug 2017

The Firkin Frog, Herne Bay, Kent

Jack WilliamNot Tried07 Jul 2017

The Geese, Brighton, East Sussex

AndrewAcceptable08 Oct 2016 Marzipan.

The Victory Inn, Brighton, East Sussex

AndrewNot Tried08 Oct 2016

Lord Harrowby, Grantham, Lincolnshire

Philip PirripNot Tried06 Jul 2014

The Windmill, Sevenoaks Weald, Kent

thebrewingmanNot Tried04 Jun 2014 But my wife enjoyed three halves.
thebrewingmanNot Tried07 Dec 2013
thebrewingmanNot Tried10 Nov 2013

Stile Bridge, Marden, Kent

thebrewingmanNot Tried09 Nov 2013

The Tickled Trout, Wye, Kent

TrevorNot Tried04 Sep 2013

The Wenlock Arms, Hoxton, Central London

Stephen HarrisNot Tried11 Jun 2013
Philip PirripGood10 Jun 2013 Initial euphoria lead to disappointment

The Sussex Arms, Twickenham, Greater London

Stephen HarrisNot Tried10 Mar 2013

Black Horse, Nuthurst, West Sussex

AlenomoreExcellent13 Oct 2012 Another LocAle winner! This one from Litlington, E.Sussex. Top class too.
PedroExcellent13 Oct 2012

The Humphrey Bean, Tonbridge, Kent

oz11Not Tried18 Aug 2012

The Sussex Arms, Tunbridge Wells, Kent

Martin the MildmanNot Tried31 Jul 2012

Long Man Best Bitter

4.00% ABV.

We have tried this beer 35 times.

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

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