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Kent Brewers Reserve

PubAddressLast Visit Seen
The River Ale HouseEast Greenwich, Greater London11 Jul 2024
The Just ReproachDeal, Kent08 Jun 2024
Nelson ArmsTonbridge, Kent06 Feb 2024
The Brickfield MicropubSwalecliffe, Kent30 Jan 2024
The Compass AlehouseGravesend, Kent02 Dec 2023
The New InnCanterbury, Kent02 Dec 2023
Ale House in the Middle of our Street (formerly NauticAles)Ramsgate, Kent19 Nov 2023
The Long PondEltham, Greater London04 Jul 2022
Southampton ArmsGospel Oak, Greater London26 May 2021
Larkins' AlehouseCranbrook, Kent01 Aug 2020
Mind the GapBroadstairs, Kent09 Aug 2019
The ChapelBroadstairs, Kent17 Jul 2019
The Black DogWhitstable, Kent11 May 2019
Furlongs Ale HouseFaversham, Kent10 May 2019
White Cliffs Beer Festival 2019Dover, Kent01 Feb 2019
The LanesDover, Kent02 Nov 2018
Ye Olde Rose & CrownWalthamstow, Greater London15 Aug 2018
Carpenters ArmsColdred, Kent08 Aug 2018
Sonder (formerly The Thirty-Nine Steps Brewhouse; The Thirty-Nine Steps Alehouse)Broadstairs, Kent22 Jul 2018
The Handsome SamWhitstable, Kent10 Jun 2018
The Flippin' FrogRochester, Kent02 Jul 2017
10:50 From VictoriaStrood, Kent05 Nov 2016
The Hackney CarriageSidcup, Greater London14 Sep 2016
The Tankerton ArmsTankerton, Kent17 May 2016
Ravensbourne ArmsLewisham, Greater London01 May 2016
Craft Beer Co.Brighton, East Sussex14 Nov 2015
The Flower PotMaidstone, Kent25 Jul 2015
Craft Beer Co.Clerkenwell, Central London20 Apr 2015
The Door HingeWelling, Greater London18 Oct 2014
Craft Beer Co.Islington, Central London10 Sep 2013
SIBA South East Beer Festival 2013Tonbridge, Kent13 Jul 2013
Crabble Corn Mill Beer Festival 2013Dover, Kent24 May 2013
Craft Beer Co.Brixton, Greater London27 Apr 2013
The George & DragonSwanscombe, Kent25 Apr 2013
Planet Thanet Easter Beer Festival 2013Margate, Kent30 Mar 2013
Dartford Working Men's ClubDartford, Kent14 Jan 2013
Old FountainOld Street, Central London11 Dec 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 PirripGood11 Jul 2024 Have had better, crisper examples of this ale
Philip PirripExcellent23 May 2024 As yesterday - top form and bursting with flavour
Philip PirripExcellent22 May 2024 Intense flavouring made this moreish
Philip PirripGood08 Feb 2024 Excellent head and lacing, bloated me a little, perhaps over-carbonated
Philip PirripExcellent04 Jan 2024 4½* An exceptional gyle of this is out there. This almost matched the 5* at the Tonbridge Nelson Arms a fortnight ago
Philip PirripGood30 Apr 2023 Always reliable
Philip PirripNot Tried03 Nov 2022
Philip PirripGood22 Sep 2022 Staple diet Kent pale ale
Philip PirripGood14 Jul 2022 An always reliable ale
Philip PirripAcceptable12 May 2022 Nearing end of cask, some loss of condition
Philip PirripExcellent10 May 2022 Spot on
Philip PirripGood25 Jan 2022 Viciously sour hopped
Philip PirripGood08 Aug 2021 Alas last out of cask, else would have remained on it through the session
Philip PirripExcellent15 Aug 2020 In fine flavoursome form
Philip PirripGood06 Oct 2019
Philip PirripNot Tried28 Apr 2019
Philip PirripGood25 Nov 2018
Philip PirripNot Tried16 Aug 2018
Philip PirripExcellent15 Jul 2018 Superb head, condition, mouthfeel and bitterness. A professional beer
Philip PirripExcellent31 May 2018
Philip PirripNot Tried23 Nov 2017
Philip PirripAcceptable20 Oct 2017 Should not be hazy

The Just Reproach, Deal, Kent

AndrewNot Tried08 Jun 2024
thebrewingmanExcellent09 Oct 2013

Nelson Arms, Tonbridge, Kent

Philip PirripNot Tried06 Feb 2024
Philip PirripExceptional22 Dec 2023 The very very best condition Brewers Reserve I have ever had

The Brickfield Micropub, Swalecliffe, Kent

AndrewGood30 Jan 2024 Well served. Pale straw colour. ESB flavour
Jack WilliamExcellent11 Jan 2024 Superb beer in top condition.

The Compass Alehouse, Gravesend, Kent

Magnus GreelGood02 Dec 2023 Dry hoppy with a citrus punch but just a tad resinous for my liking.
Magnus GreelNot Tried07 Dec 2019
Philip PirripExcellent28 Aug 2018

The New Inn, Canterbury, Kent

AndrewNot Tried02 Dec 2023
Jack WilliamGood30 Nov 2023
Jack WilliamNot Tried11 Aug 2020
Jack WilliamExcellent29 Dec 2019 Great body, easy drinking.

Ale House in the Middle of our Street (formerly NauticAles), Ramsgate, Kent

DosserGood19 Nov 2023 £4.30 a pint and circus flavoury beer.

The Long Pond, Eltham, Greater London

Philip PirripNot Tried04 Jul 2022
Philip PirripExcellent18 Oct 2019 Strong flavours always in this ale
Philip PirripExcellent05 Jul 2019 In fine form
Philip PirripNot Tried07 Sep 2018
Philip PirripGood18 Aug 2018 Towards end of cask
Philip PirripExcellent11 May 2018 Only a half but a powerful taste hit
ChrisENot Tried22 Jun 2017
Philip PirripGood27 Feb 2016

Southampton Arms, Gospel Oak, Greater London

Magnus GreelNot Tried26 May 2021

Larkins' Alehouse, Cranbrook, Kent

WittendenExcellent01 Aug 2020 Upstanding pale ale.Dark rhubarb.Grand.

Mind the Gap, Broadstairs, Kent

Magnus GreelNot Tried09 Aug 2019
Philip PirripNot Tried03 Aug 2019

The Chapel, Broadstairs, Kent

DosserGood17 Jul 2019 Very nice pint

The Black Dog, Whitstable, Kent

WittendenNot Tried11 May 2019
WittendenNot Tried09 Jun 2018
WittendenExcellent08 Jul 2017 Pale,resinous hops.Poplars.Grand stuff.
WittendenNot Tried25 Mar 2017
WittendenExcellent24 Sep 2016 For some reason I'd thought this was a dark 'un.Barley straw.Trees 'n' meadows.Modern and approachable.Grand.
Jack WilliamExcellent12 May 2015 Top condition, dry hoppy bite.
HSBGood08 Oct 2013 Just a sip from my chum's glass. Not too bad at all.

Furlongs Ale House, Faversham, Kent

Philip PirripExcellent10 May 2019 Excellent. Absolute clarity in this glowing golden beer
Philip PirripExcellent24 Aug 2017 Kent quality shone through

White Cliffs Beer Festival 2019, Dover, Kent

Philip PirripNot Tried01 Feb 2019

The Lanes, Dover, Kent

ChrisENot Tried02 Nov 2018
Jack WilliamExcellent26 Sep 2017 Superb.
Philip PirripExcellent01 Sep 2016 4½* marks. Fresh cask on too

Ye Olde Rose & Crown, Walthamstow, Greater London

Stephen HarrisExcellent15 Aug 2018 Pale. Very bitter. Citrus hop.

Carpenters Arms, Coldred, Kent

Jack WilliamExcellent08 Aug 2018 Top brew in good condition.

Sonder (formerly The Thirty-Nine Steps Brewhouse; The Thirty-Nine Steps Alehouse), Broadstairs, Kent

DosserExcellent22 Jul 2018 Lovely flavours
DosserGood11 Aug 2015

The Handsome Sam, Whitstable, Kent

WittendenNot Tried10 Jun 2018

The Flippin' Frog, Rochester, Kent

Stephen HarrisNot Tried02 Jul 2017

10:50 From Victoria, Strood, Kent

Philip PirripNot Tried05 Nov 2016

The Hackney Carriage, Sidcup, Greater London

Philip PirripAcceptable14 Sep 2016 Head soon died

The Tankerton Arms, Tankerton, Kent

Jack WilliamExcellent17 May 2016 Delicious - full bodied hoppiness - took two pints home with me.

Ravensbourne Arms, Lewisham, Greater London

Philip PirripAcceptable01 May 2016 Totally lacking mouthfeel or natural carbonation
Philip PirripExcellent05 Jul 2015 Wey aye man, in lovely nick
Philip PirripPoor25 Aug 2014 No condition left
Philip PirripAcceptable24 Aug 2014

Craft Beer Co., Brighton, East Sussex

AndrewNot Tried14 Nov 2015

The Flower Pot, Maidstone, Kent

TobesNot Tried25 Jul 2015
TobesNot Tried23 May 2015
DosserExcellent14 Dec 2014 In great nick till it ran out
TobesNot Tried29 Aug 2014
DosserGood28 Aug 2014
TobesNot Tried30 Aug 2013
oz11Good30 Aug 2013
Judy G GarlandNot Tried29 Aug 2013
thebrewingmanExceptional08 Jan 2013 Nectar.
PedroExcellent06 Jan 2013
DosserExceptional05 Jan 2013 Wonderfull
DosserExceptional16 Dec 2012 Ran out
PedroExcellent14 Dec 2012 Brewers Reserve

Craft Beer Co., Clerkenwell, Central London

Stephen HarrisNot Tried20 Apr 2015
Stephen HarrisExcellent28 Jan 2013 Very pale in colour. Strong, with plenty of citrus hop flavours.

The Door Hinge, Welling, Greater London

Philip PirripExceptional18 Oct 2014 Everything was right
Philip PirripExcellent16 Oct 2014
Philip PirripExcellent29 Aug 2014
Philip PirripGood22 Jul 2014 Had lost its edge
Philip PirripExcellent19 Jul 2014
Philip PirripExcellent18 Jul 2014 Preview pint of one which will be on sale from tomorrow

Craft Beer Co., Islington, Central London

Judy G GarlandNot Tried10 Sep 2013
Stephen HarrisNot Tried24 Jun 2013

SIBA South East Beer Festival 2013, Tonbridge, Kent

oz11Exceptional13 Jul 2013

Crabble Corn Mill Beer Festival 2013, Dover, Kent

MickNot Tried24 May 2013

Craft Beer Co., Brixton, Greater London

Philip PirripExcellent27 Apr 2013 Just came on as I was leaving so I stayed

The George & Dragon, Swanscombe, Kent

thebrewingmanNot Tried25 Apr 2013

Planet Thanet Easter Beer Festival 2013, Margate, Kent

oz11Excellent30 Mar 2013 Joint-pick of the day.

Dartford Working Men's Club, Dartford, Kent

ChrisENot Tried14 Jan 2013

Old Fountain, Old Street, Central London

Martin the MildmanExcellent11 Dec 2012 Strong pale bitter with citrus hops to the fore. Full bodied and smooth tasting with a citrus hop finish. My score 16/20.

Kent Brewers Reserve

5.00% ABV.

We have tried this beer 71 times.

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

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