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Canterbury Ales (sometimes badged as Canterbrew) The Friar's Ale

PubAddressLast Visit Seen
The Royal OakBlean, Kent09 Apr 2024
The Pub Herne BayHerne Bay, Kent26 Mar 2024
The River Ale HouseEast Greenwich, Greater London07 Mar 2024
Bell & CrownCanterbury, Kent08 Nov 2023
Furlongs Ale HouseFaversham, Kent25 Oct 2023
The Freed ManWalmer, Kent11 Oct 2023
The HaywainBramling, Kent19 May 2023
Carpenters ArmsColdred, Kent28 Apr 2023
Kipps' AlehouseFolkestone, Kent24 Dec 2022
The Door HingeWelling, Greater London19 Nov 2022
Copper PottleBeltinge, Kent16 Jun 2022
The Ship InnConyer, Kent17 Aug 2021
Royal OakRiver, Kent05 Jul 2021
Three ChimneysBiddenden, Kent15 Sep 2019
Ship CenturionWhitstable, Kent12 Sep 2019
12 Degrees (a.k.a. RAMS Micropub 12 Degrees)Rochester, Kent17 Aug 2019
The Broken DrumBlackfen, Greater London15 Jul 2019
Larkins' AlehouseCranbrook, Kent22 Dec 2018
Ye Olde Thirsty PigMaidstone, Kent11 Jul 2015
The Churchill TavernRamsgate, Kent09 Jul 2015
The Bull InnBenenden, Kent20 Jun 2015
The PloughStalisfield Green, Kent20 May 2015
The Man of Kent Ale HouseRochester, Kent07 Apr 2015
The Bricklayer's ArmsPutney, Greater London27 Sep 2012
The Flower PotMaidstone, Kent25 Sep 2012
East Malling Beer & Cider Festivals 2012 and 2013East Malling, Kent01 Sep 2012
The BerryWalmer, Kent11 Aug 2012
Leas Lift Beer FestivalFolkestone, Kent28 Jul 2012
The Black RobinKingston, Kent28 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 Royal Oak, Blean, Kent

AndrewGood09 Apr 2024 A good outting.

The Pub Herne Bay, Herne Bay, Kent

AndrewNot Tried26 Mar 2024

The River Ale House, East Greenwich, Greater London

Philip PirripNot Tried07 Mar 2024
Philip PirripNot Tried03 Mar 2024
Philip PirripNot Tried07 Sep 2023
Philip PirripNot Tried25 Jun 2023
Philip PirripNot Tried26 Jan 2023
Philip PirripNot Tried25 Jan 2023
Philip PirripNot Tried24 Jan 2023
Philip PirripNot Tried23 Jan 2023
Philip PirripNot Tried22 Jan 2023
Philip PirripNot Tried24 Jul 2022
Philip PirripNot Tried06 Feb 2022
Philip PirripNot Tried04 Feb 2022 Put on at session end
Philip PirripNot Tried23 Jan 2022
Philip PirripNot Tried11 Sep 2021
Philip PirripExcellent10 Sep 2021 Fine form
Philip PirripAcceptable26 Jul 2021 Turned out to be last out of cask
Philip PirripExcellent25 Jul 2021 Still excellent after several days on open stillage
Philip PirripExcellent23 Jul 2021 4½* Every so often the planets align with a beer and did tonight with this new cask on today. One to happily drown in
Philip PirripNot Tried16 Aug 2020
Philip PirripAcceptable15 Aug 2020 Nothing exciting in the taste
Philip PirripNot Tried01 Dec 2019
Philip PirripExcellent08 Aug 2019 I believe this is the best beer I have had at the River to date

Bell & Crown, Canterbury, Kent

Magnus GreelGood08 Nov 2023
Magnus GreelExcellent12 Oct 2023 Delicious dark fruits and citrus nectar hence it earned my loyalty during our short stay.
AndrewNot Tried19 Nov 2022
Jack WilliamGood29 Oct 2022

Furlongs Ale House, Faversham, Kent

Jack WilliamGood25 Oct 2023
Archie14Excellent02 Feb 2020 Lovely no nonsense bitter

The Freed Man, Walmer, Kent

Jack WilliamNot Tried11 Oct 2023

The Haywain, Bramling, Kent

Jack WilliamExcellent19 May 2023
BrianExcellent23 May 2015 Badged as Friars IPA. Really good golden IPA. Good condition.

Carpenters Arms, Coldred, Kent

Jack WilliamGood28 Apr 2023
Jack WilliamExcellent11 Jan 2023
Jack WilliamNot Tried28 Jun 2019

Kipps' Alehouse, Folkestone, Kent

Jack WilliamNot Tried24 Dec 2022

The Door Hinge, Welling, Greater London

Philip PirripGood19 Nov 2022 First out of a new cask, a tad fresh
Philip PirripNot Tried05 Jul 2019
Philip PirripExcellent24 Apr 2015

Copper Pottle, Beltinge, Kent

Jack WilliamNot Tried16 Jun 2022

The Ship Inn, Conyer, Kent

Jack WilliamExcellent17 Aug 2021 Superb and just £3.50 a pint.

Royal Oak, River, Kent

Jack WilliamExcellent05 Jul 2021 Very good nick, a half went down a treat in about a minute flat.

Three Chimneys, Biddenden, Kent

Jack WilliamNot Tried15 Sep 2019 Marked up as “Friar’s Pale” - not impressed by the lack of attention to detail on their chalk board.

Ship Centurion, Whitstable, Kent

Jack WilliamNot Tried12 Sep 2019

12 Degrees (a.k.a. RAMS Micropub 12 Degrees), Rochester, Kent

Philip PirripNot Tried17 Aug 2019

The Broken Drum, Blackfen, Greater London

Philip PirripGood15 Jul 2019

Larkins' Alehouse, Cranbrook, Kent

WittendenExcellent22 Dec 2018 Long fruity hoppy finish.

Ye Olde Thirsty Pig, Maidstone, Kent

TobesExcellent11 Jul 2015

The Churchill Tavern, Ramsgate, Kent

DosserNot Tried09 Jul 2015

The Bull Inn, Benenden, Kent

WittendenNot Tried20 Jun 2015

The Plough, Stalisfield Green, Kent

WittendenGood20 May 2015 Mid brown, tropical fruits.Hoppy finish.

The Man of Kent Ale House, Rochester, Kent

Philip PirripExcellent07 Apr 2015 Lovely traditional bitterness

The Bricklayer's Arms, Putney, Greater London

Stephen HarrisGood27 Sep 2012 Well-balanced IPA with both English and US hop character.

The Flower Pot, Maidstone, Kent

AlenomoreExcellent25 Sep 2012 Very nice too.
PedroNot Tried24 Sep 2012
PedroExcellent23 Sep 2012
AlenomoreNot Tried21 Sep 2012
PedroExcellent21 Sep 2012

East Malling Beer & Cider Festivals 2012 and 2013, East Malling, Kent

AlenomoreExcellent01 Sep 2012 A1.
Martin the MildmanAcceptable01 Sep 2012 Amber bitter with a strong hop bitterness. Little malt or citrus flavour. Dry, hoppy finish. My score 13/20.
oz11Excellent01 Sep 2012

The Berry, Walmer, Kent

Stephen HarrisGood11 Aug 2012 A pale beer with light, biscuit malt and a floral hop presence.

Leas Lift Beer Festival, Folkestone, Kent

ChrisENot Tried28 Jul 2012
IanAcceptable27 Jul 2012 Yep a decent beer

The Black Robin, Kingston, Kent

MickGood28 Jul 2012 A real IPA, a little biscuit, some spice and good hops. Nice finish.

Canterbury Ales (sometimes badged as Canterbrew) The Friar's Ale

4.30% ABV.

We have tried this beer 35 times.

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

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