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Brains Hancock's HB

PubAddressLast Visit Seen
The WellingtonBirmingham, West Midlands10 Sep 2021
St Bride's InnLittle Haven, Pembrokeshire04 Sep 2018
The Prince AlbertBrighton, East Sussex23 Aug 2018
Swan on the RiverLittleport, Cambridgeshire25 Aug 2017
The Chequers InnSmarden, Kent05 Nov 2016
The Bull TavernWoolwich, Greater London26 Jul 2016
Spooner's BarPorthmadog, Gwynedd08 Apr 2012
Black Cock InnCaerphilly Mountain, Glamorgan09 Mar 2012
Station InnPorthmadog, Gwynedd08 Mar 2012
Black Horse & HoodensBorough Green, Kent16 Dec 2011
Black Boy InnCaernarfon, Gwynedd08 May 2011
Henry SimmondsBorough Green, Kent02 Apr 2011
King Ethelbert InnReculver, Kent08 May 2010
The Black LionAppledore, Kent09 Apr 2006

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 Wellington, Birmingham, West Midlands

Magnus GreelNot Tried10 Sep 2021

St Bride's Inn, Little Haven, Pembrokeshire

Jack WilliamNot Tried04 Sep 2018
Jack WilliamGood23 Apr 2017 Not the most flavoursome bitter - but a silky smooth drink and a head that stayed to the end.
Jack WilliamNot Tried22 Apr 2017

The Prince Albert, Brighton, East Sussex

Philip PirripNot Tried23 Aug 2018 Bashed out at £2.80pp, not a jot of brewing provenance honesty at point of sale

Swan on the River, Littleport, Cambridgeshire

AndrewAcceptable25 Aug 2017

The Chequers Inn, Smarden, Kent

WittendenNot Tried05 Nov 2016
WittendenNot Tried19 Jun 2011
WittendenAcceptable02 Oct 2010 Mid brown nutty bitter, a bit too sweet for me, but with a prolonged hoppy finish.

The Bull Tavern, Woolwich, Greater London

Philip PirripNot Tried26 Jul 2016 No Brains provenance at point of sale so no go for me

Spooner's Bar, Porthmadog, Gwynedd

RayNot Tried08 Apr 2012 Contract brew for brand owner Coors.

Black Cock Inn, Caerphilly Mountain, Glamorgan

Stephen HarrisNot Tried09 Mar 2012

Station Inn, Porthmadog, Gwynedd

RayNot Tried08 Mar 2012 Just came on. Brand owned by Coors and, I think, brewed by Brains.

Black Horse & Hoodens, Borough Green, Kent

PedroNot Tried16 Dec 2011
PedroExcellent09 Dec 2011

Black Boy Inn, Caernarfon, Gwynedd

ChrisENot Tried08 May 2011 I am not sure where this is brewed now.

Henry Simmonds, Borough Green, Kent

PedroGood02 Apr 2011
PedroGood03 Oct 2009 Not inspiring but ok quality
IanPoor26 Jul 2008 Tastes like home brew. Yeast, green apple and malt. Very very poor, but not off, just a badly brewed beer.

King Ethelbert Inn, Reculver, Kent

AndrewGood08 May 2010 In good condition. Nice malty-nutty notes. I liked this brown bitter.
AndrewNot Tried11 Nov 2007

The Black Lion, Appledore, Kent

AndrewNot Tried09 Apr 2006
IanAcceptable07 May 2005 Mid brown colour. Piney hops on nose, ok in mouth, some good citrus acids, bitter finish.
AndrewAcceptable07 May 2005 A brown bitter that tasted slighly syrupy with a hoppy twang

Brains Hancock's HB

3.60% ABV.

We have tried this beer 10 times.

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

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