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

PubAddressLast Visit Seen
The River Ale HouseEast Greenwich, Greater London23 Jan 2022
The Ship InnConyer, Kent17 Aug 2021
Royal OakRiver, Kent05 Jul 2021
Furlongs Ale HouseFaversham, Kent02 Feb 2020
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
The Door HingeWelling, Greater London05 Jul 2019
Carpenters ArmsColdred, Kent28 Jun 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 HaywainBramling, Kent23 May 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 River Ale House, East Greenwich, Greater London

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

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.

Furlongs Ale House, Faversham, Kent

Archie14Excellent02 Feb 2020 Lovely no nonsense bitter

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

The Door Hinge, Welling, Greater London

Philip PirripNot Tried05 Jul 2019
Philip PirripExcellent24 Apr 2015

Carpenters Arms, Coldred, Kent

Jack WilliamNot Tried28 Jun 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 Haywain, Bramling, Kent

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

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 26 times.

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

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