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Hopdaemon Golden Braid

PubAddressLast Visit Seen
The Man of Kent Ale HouseRochester, Kent20 Dec 2019
Sawyers (formerly Barbers Arms)Wye, Kent28 Sep 2019
The Bowl InnHastingleigh, Kent20 Jul 2019
The Timber BattsBodsham, Kent20 Jul 2019
The Black DogWhitstable, Kent22 Jun 2019
Carpenters ArmsColdred, Kent30 May 2019
Kipps' AlehouseFolkestone, Kent11 Apr 2019
The County HotelAshford, Kent05 Feb 2019
The Broken DrumBlackfen, Greater London04 Feb 2019
The Eight BellsDover, Kent14 Sep 2018
Kings ArmsElham, Kent19 Apr 2018
The Kentish BelleBexleyheath, Greater London09 Apr 2018
The ElephantFaversham, Kent28 Nov 2017
The Leading LightFaversham, Kent12 Oct 2017
The Robert PocockGravesend, Kent30 Sep 2017
The Paper MillSittingbourne, Kent24 Aug 2017
Harbour ArmsMargate, Kent31 Jul 2017
The Firkin FrogHerne Bay, Kent27 Jan 2017
The Admiral's ArmQueenborough, Kent03 Dec 2016
The Lifeboat Ale & Cider HouseMargate, Kent24 Sep 2016
Red LionBadlesmere, Kent04 Sep 2016
The Thomas IngoldsbyCanterbury, Kent25 Jul 2016
The PhoenixCanterbury, Kent27 May 2016
ParrotCanterbury, Kent26 Feb 2016
The Just ReproachDeal, Kent02 Feb 2016
The Cellars AlehouseMaidstone, Kent19 Dec 2015
The Conqueror AlehouseRamsgate, Kent26 Nov 2015
Furlongs Ale HouseFaversham, Kent12 Sep 2015
The Peter CushingWhitstable, Kent20 Aug 2015
Louis ArmstrongDover, Kent11 Aug 2015
The Wrong TurnBarfrestone, Kent22 Jul 2015
Artillery ArmsRamsgate, Kent09 Jul 2015
The Society RoomsMaidstone, Kent04 Jul 2015
Wye Beer Festival 2015Wye, Kent26 Jun 2015
The UnicornCanterbury, Kent10 Jun 2015
The HaywainBramling, Kent23 May 2015
The Handsome SamWhitstable, Kent06 Nov 2014
Rack of AleDover, Kent22 Oct 2014
The Old Brewery TavernCanterbury, Kent06 Sep 2014
The Mash TunDover, Kent06 Sep 2014
Elephant & Hind (formerly The Burger Bros Bar & Grill as well as The Port of Call)Dover, Kent30 Jul 2014
Five Bells InnBrabourne, Kent12 Apr 2014
Bake & AlehouseWestgate-on-Sea, Kent29 Mar 2014
The Sir Norman WisdomDeal, Kent23 Mar 2014
The Oxted InnOxted, Surrey20 Mar 2014
Six BellsWoodchurch, Kent22 Feb 2014
The HeritageHalfway (Sheppey), Kent20 Feb 2014
The Great TreeRamsgate, Kent22 Jan 2014
The Hop PocketBossingham, Kent04 Jan 2014
The DolphinCanterbury, Kent02 Sep 2013
The Bouncing BarrelHerne Bay, Kent07 May 2013
Stile BridgeMarden, Kent02 Apr 2013
The Humphrey BeanTonbridge, Kent16 Mar 2013
Leas Lift Beer FestivalFolkestone, Kent15 Mar 2013
Royal Cinque Ports Yacht ClubDover, Kent02 Mar 2013
The Butchers ArmsHerne, Kent16 Nov 2012
The Flower PotMaidstone, Kent07 Nov 2012
East Malling Beer & Cider Festivals 2012 and 2013East Malling, Kent01 Sep 2012
Halfway HouseBrenchley, Kent27 Aug 2012
Kent County Cricket Canterbury - CAMRA Beer TentCanterbury, Kent10 Aug 2012
Sittingbourne & Kemsley Light Railway Beer Festival 2012 Sittingbourne, Kent07 Jul 2012
Crabble Corn Mill Beer Festival 2012Dover, Kent01 Jun 2012
The Vaults Cask & KitchenFaversham, Kent29 Apr 2012
The Three MarinersHythe, Kent21 Jan 2012
The Padwell ArmsSeal, Kent04 Oct 2011
The Railway HotelAppledore, Kent24 Sep 2011
Shipwrights ArmsFaversham, Kent23 Jun 2011
The Yeoman (formerly Lion of Kent, Kentish Yeoman).Bearsted, Kent30 Apr 2011
East Cliff TavernFolkestone, Kent12 Apr 2011
East Malling Beer & Cider Festival 2010East Malling, Kent04 Sep 2010
2nd K&ES Railway Beer Festival 2010Tenterden, Kent12 Jun 2010
Lenham Working Mens ClubLenham, Kent22 May 2010
The Parrot (Young's)Canterbury, Kent10 Apr 2010
The Samuel PetoFolkestone, Kent24 Sep 2009
The UnicornBekesbourne, Kent29 Aug 2009
Blakes of DoverDover, Kent06 Feb 2009
Simple Simon'sCanterbury, Kent23 Apr 2008
Red LionSnargate, Kent31 Jul 2006
The Yew Tree InnBarfrestone, Kent04 Jun 2006
The DuckPett Bottom, Kent23 Aug 2005
Rare Breeds Beer Festival 2005Woodchurch, Kent03 Jun 2005
Crabble Corn Mill Beer Festival 2005Dover, Kent27 May 2005
Rose & CrownElham, Kent14 Dec 2004
CoastguardSt Margaret's at Cliffe, Kent05 Nov 2004

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 Man of Kent Ale House, Rochester, Kent

Archie14Not Tried20 Dec 2019 Just put on as I was leaving Damn!
Philip PirripNot Tried13 Jan 2016
Philip PirripNot Tried18 May 2015
Philip PirripNot Tried29 Apr 2014
ChrisENot Tried12 Aug 2011
PedroNot Tried01 May 2010
BlairNot Tried05 Dec 2009
AndrewNot Tried09 Dec 2006

Sawyers (formerly Barbers Arms), Wye, Kent

Jack WilliamNot Tried28 Sep 2019

The Bowl Inn, Hastingleigh, Kent

Magnus GreelNot Tried20 Jul 2019
WittendenExcellent16 Jan 2016 Great condition.Pale.Nettles and bitter herbs.
MickNot Tried13 Jan 2013
MickExcellent06 May 2012 Very nice, crisp and hoppy, lovely condition.
MickExcellent01 Apr 2012 Super pint, fresh on and delicious.

The Timber Batts, Bodsham, Kent

Magnus GreelNot Tried20 Jul 2019
ChrisENot Tried29 Apr 2017

The Black Dog, Whitstable, Kent

WittendenNot Tried22 Jun 2019
Archie14Excellent13 Apr 2014

Carpenters Arms, Coldred, Kent

Jack WilliamGood30 May 2019 Fresh on and very pleasing.

Kipps' Alehouse, Folkestone, Kent

Philip PirripGood11 Apr 2019

The County Hotel, Ashford, Kent

ChrisEGood05 Feb 2019

The Broken Drum, Blackfen, Greater London

Philip PirripAcceptable04 Feb 2019 Not what it was, thin gruel with little distinctive taste

The Eight Bells, Dover, Kent

Philip PirripNot Tried14 Sep 2018

Kings Arms, Elham, Kent

Jack WilliamGood19 Apr 2018
Jack WilliamGood09 Feb 2018 Nice fresh example of this.
Magnus GreelGood11 Jan 2017
MickNot Tried22 Oct 2012
MickAcceptable14 Aug 2012 A bit tired and past it's best. Confirmed when a new barrel had to be put on for the next pint.
MickGood27 Feb 2011 A nice pint but a close second to the skrimshander in my opinion.
WittendenExcellent06 Feb 2011 A revelation-I hadn't tried this before,an epitome of East Kent .Great hops, followed by a floral , aromatic taste very reminiscent of Fremlins back in the 70's. In my personal rating scheme, I gave it 4.5 stars.
MickNot Tried11 Sep 2010
ChrisENot Tried28 Jul 2010
MickGood21 May 2010 Pale and mellow, OK
ChrisEExcellent25 Nov 2009

The Kentish Belle, Bexleyheath, Greater London

Philip PirripPoor09 Apr 2018 Had been alternating sips with the Whitstable Mosaic. This was poured with no head and had lost its bitterness with a caramel smell and taste. Left a third
Magnus GreelNot Tried08 Apr 2018

The Elephant, Faversham, Kent

Jack WilliamNot Tried28 Nov 2017
Philip PirripExcellent21 Aug 2014
Philip PirripGood23 Jul 2013 Felt this was a little bland but in good enough condition
IanNot Tried26 Aug 2006

The Leading Light, Faversham, Kent

Philip PirripNot Tried12 Oct 2017

The Robert Pocock, Gravesend, Kent

Philip PirripExcellent30 Sep 2017

The Paper Mill, Sittingbourne, Kent

Philip PirripGood24 Aug 2017 Bittersweet balance
DosserGood11 Jan 2014 Ok ish
Archie14Excellent11 Jan 2014 Lovely session ale
ChrisENot Tried18 Nov 2013
Archie14Not Tried16 Nov 2013
Archie14Good15 Nov 2013 Great flavour but lacking condition for a fresh cask also a slight haze.
Archie14Excellent09 Nov 2013 Lovely
Judy G GarlandGood09 Nov 2013
Archie14Excellent02 Nov 2013 In fine form:)

Harbour Arms, Margate, Kent

Magnus GreelPoor31 Jul 2017 Disappointing

The Firkin Frog, Herne Bay, Kent

AndrewNot Tried27 Jan 2017

The Admiral's Arm, Queenborough, Kent

ChrisEGood03 Dec 2016 Sweetish session beer.

The Lifeboat Ale & Cider House, Margate, Kent

Philip PirripNot Tried24 Sep 2016
DosserNot Tried24 Jul 2015
PedroNot Tried22 Jan 2011

Red Lion, Badlesmere, Kent

AndrewNot Tried04 Sep 2016

The Thomas Ingoldsby, Canterbury, Kent

AndrewGood25 Jul 2016 Bit cold and a touch apply but also very drinkable.
AlenomoreNot Tried23 Sep 2013

The Phoenix, Canterbury, Kent

AndrewNot Tried27 May 2016
AndrewNot Tried05 Dec 2014
AndrewNot Tried17 Oct 2014
AndrewAcceptable28 Nov 2013 Lacking a bit of condition bit drinkable. Interestingly this is the first pub I had this beer in
BrianNot Tried10 Nov 2012
AndrewAcceptable09 Mar 2012 Umm, not in the greatest condition (cloudy and some floaters) but still drinkable.
AndrewNot Tried22 Jun 2011
AndrewNot Tried20 May 2011
AndrewNot Tried19 May 2011
BlairNot Tried13 Apr 2011
Martin the MildmanNot Tried26 Mar 2011

Parrot, Canterbury, Kent

AndrewGood26 Feb 2016 Top session quality
AndrewExcellent05 Mar 2012 Really lovely. Fresh, with a leafy, pink grapefruit hop. Top stuff.

The Just Reproach, Deal, Kent

ChrisENot Tried02 Feb 2016
Philip PirripGood01 Aug 2013
HSBExcellent05 Sep 2012
ChrisEExcellent05 Sep 2012 We finished the cask.

The Cellars Alehouse, Maidstone, Kent

Philip PirripGood19 Dec 2015

The Conqueror Alehouse, Ramsgate, Kent

Philip PirripNot Tried26 Nov 2015
ChrisEGood22 Jan 2014
Philip PirripGood22 Sep 2012

Furlongs Ale House, Faversham, Kent

AndrewNot Tried12 Sep 2015
Philip PirripAcceptable20 Dec 2014 A very bland liquid with little taste

The Peter Cushing, Whitstable, Kent

AndrewAcceptable20 Aug 2015 Bit lack lustre
TobesNot Tried07 Mar 2015
BaymartNot Tried13 Jun 2014

Louis Armstrong, Dover, Kent

Vacuous Excellent11 Aug 2015 nicely kept. had a few
Vacuous Good15 May 2015 An unusually hoppy version of this beer, which is pretty hoppy anyway. No bad thing, but a bit much after the second one.
Philip PirripExcellent27 Aug 2014 Proves beer does not have to be overchilled. Best beer of Dover trip

The Wrong Turn, Barfrestone, Kent

MickGood22 Jul 2015 Nice pint of this golden bitter.

Artillery Arms, Ramsgate, Kent

DosserNot Tried09 Jul 2015
HSBAcceptable27 Nov 2012
ChrisENot Tried23 Aug 2012
BlairGood03 Jun 2011 Good refreshing ale.
BlairNot Tried01 Jun 2011

The Society Rooms, Maidstone, Kent

TobesNot Tried04 Jul 2015
TobesNot Tried26 Apr 2014
TobesNot Tried25 Apr 2014

Wye Beer Festival 2015, Wye, Kent

AndrewGood26 Jun 2015

The Unicorn, Canterbury, Kent

Jack WilliamNot Tried10 Jun 2015
IanNot Tried11 Jun 2011
IanExcellent19 Mar 2010 One of the best pints of this I've had in some time. Fresh and lovely. Yes, hoppy, but not overly so with a little biscuit malt on the swallow.
BlairExcellent01 Nov 2008 Really light, sweet bitter. Very refreshing and easy to drink.
IanExcellent21 Dec 2006 I haven't had this in a bit and had forgotten how good it was. Lots of hop and good pale malt base. But this is about the hop.

The Haywain, Bramling, Kent

BrianNot Tried23 May 2015
AndrewNot Tried02 Jun 2012
BrianNot Tried25 Sep 2010

The Handsome Sam, Whitstable, Kent

Philip PirripAcceptable06 Nov 2014 Rather flat. In fact it soon ran out

Rack of Ale, Dover, Kent

BrianNot Tried22 Oct 2014

The Old Brewery Tavern, Canterbury, Kent

Jack WilliamNot Tried06 Sep 2014
AndrewGood03 Aug 2009 In good condition. Slightly rich, tangy, nutty-nettle hopped bear. Nice
IanNot Tried24 May 2009
AndrewNot Tried11 Sep 2008 I miss read the pump clip and thought this was Skrim otherwise I may well have had it instead of the Otter.

The Mash Tun, Dover, Kent

Philip PirripGood06 Sep 2014

Elephant & Hind (formerly The Burger Bros Bar & Grill as well as The Port of Call), Dover, Kent

Jack WilliamNot Tried30 Jul 2014

Five Bells Inn, Brabourne, Kent

AndrewExcellent12 Apr 2014 Excellent condition. Drying. Astringent. Tangy. Lemon & lime bite.
WittendenNot Tried19 May 2012 Coming next.Frustrating, as I love this beer.

Bake & Alehouse, Westgate-on-Sea, Kent

AndrewNot Tried29 Mar 2014
Philip PirripGood07 Jun 2012 One of the last out if not the very last one out of the cask
BlairNot Tried16 Jun 2011

The Sir Norman Wisdom, Deal, Kent

IanNot Tried23 Mar 2014
Philip PirripGood01 Aug 2013

The Oxted Inn, Oxted, Surrey

Philip PirripExcellent20 Mar 2014

Six Bells, Woodchurch, Kent

IanNot Tried22 Feb 2014
ChrisENot Tried11 Jan 2014
IanNot Tried11 Jan 2014
PedroNot Tried09 Aug 2013
ChrisEGood21 May 2013
PedroNot Tried22 Feb 2013
ChrisENot Tried22 Nov 2012
ChrisEGood02 Nov 2012
PedroNot Tried19 Oct 2012
WittendenExceptional02 Jul 2012 Hops to the fore, with stone fruit to the finish.Excellent stuff.On consideration, I've upped this to 5 star.
PedroNot Tried19 May 2012
PedroNot Tried11 May 2012
PedroNot Tried18 Feb 2012
PedroNot Tried17 Feb 2012
ChrisENot Tried30 Nov 2011
PedroNot Tried13 Aug 2011
PedroNot Tried12 Aug 2011
PedroNot Tried19 Jun 2011
PedroNot Tried04 Jun 2011
PedroNot Tried06 May 2011
PedroExcellent23 Apr 2011
PedroNot Tried18 Feb 2011
PedroExcellent28 Dec 2010

The Heritage, Halfway (Sheppey), Kent

Philip PirripNot Tried20 Feb 2014

The Great Tree, Ramsgate, Kent

ChrisEGood22 Jan 2014
Philip PirripExcellent22 Sep 2012 My palate was jaded by mountains of cough sweets but my colleague confirmed it was perhaps the best Braid he had quaffed for a long time

The Hop Pocket, Bossingham, Kent

MickNot Tried04 Jan 2014
MickGood16 Mar 2013 I like Hopdaemon beers, the Skrimshander and Incubus are superb but this is always a bit underwhelming.
MickGood02 Feb 2013 fresh and spicy, a good pint.

The Dolphin, Canterbury, Kent

AndrewGood02 Sep 2013
EddieGood06 Oct 2012 Not had this for a while and very nice it was to :)
AndrewAcceptable01 Jul 2012 Bit too soapy in the mouth and a bit dull for this usually nice beer.
BlairGood30 Jun 2012 Yup perfectly good pint of braid.
PedroGood29 Apr 2012
IanGood10 Jul 2010 Very drinkable session bitter
AndrewGood10 Jul 2010 Good condition. Reminded me of Swale Kentish Admiral (which of course isn't brewed anymore)
AndrewGood15 Aug 2009 Excellent condition. Slightly creamy with body. This felt like an oaty best bitter. Nothing like the Golden Braid of years ago which would blow your socks off with its dry, hoppy, blast. Still, a good session bitter.
IanNot Tried24 May 2009

The Bouncing Barrel, Herne Bay, Kent

Philip PirripGood07 May 2013 Lacking body and a little flat

Stile Bridge, Marden, Kent

thebrewingmanNot Tried02 Apr 2013
Magnus GreelExcellent29 Sep 2011 A golden Helles style beer with luscious tropical fruit aromas and a crisp clean finish. Delicious!
ChrisEExcellent29 Sep 2011

The Humphrey Bean, Tonbridge, Kent

oz11Not Tried16 Mar 2013

Leas Lift Beer Festival, Folkestone, Kent

ChrisENot Tried15 Mar 2013

Royal Cinque Ports Yacht Club, Dover, Kent

Philip PirripNot Tried02 Mar 2013
HSBGood02 Mar 2013
ChrisENot Tried02 Mar 2013
PedroNot Tried02 Mar 2013
IanNot Tried01 Nov 2006 Phil sat and drank this all night, so it must have been in pretty good nick

The Butchers Arms, Herne, Kent

BlairExcellent16 Nov 2012 As good as braid gets.
AndrewNot Tried16 Mar 2012

The Flower Pot, Maidstone, Kent

PedroNot Tried07 Nov 2012
AlenomoreNot Tried21 Sep 2012
PedroExcellent21 Sep 2012
PedroNot Tried19 Sep 2012
AlenomoreGood18 Sep 2012 Came on at 22:00. And very good too.
AlenomoreNot Tried20 Nov 2011
IanNot Tried19 Nov 2011
AlenomoreNot Tried19 Nov 2011
MattY1Not Tried19 Nov 2011
PedroGood18 Nov 2011
AngieExcellent14 Oct 2011 Ran out
PedroExcellent12 Oct 2011
AngieNot Tried18 Jun 2011 Ran out

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

oz11Not Tried01 Sep 2012

Halfway House, Brenchley, Kent

oz11Not Tried27 Aug 2012

Kent County Cricket Canterbury - CAMRA Beer Tent, Canterbury, Kent

oz11Good10 Aug 2012

Sittingbourne & Kemsley Light Railway Beer Festival 2012 , Sittingbourne, Kent

AlenomoreExcellent07 Jul 2012

Crabble Corn Mill Beer Festival 2012, Dover, Kent

MickExcellent01 Jun 2012 I like this beer, a well balanced session bitter.

The Vaults Cask & Kitchen, Faversham, Kent

Philip PirripNot Tried29 Apr 2012
ChrisENot Tried30 Jun 2010

The Three Mariners, Hythe, Kent

Stephen HarrisExcellent21 Jan 2012 A golden, hoppy, well-carbonated and refreshing pint.
IanNot Tried28 May 2009

The Padwell Arms, Seal, Kent

SessionstarExcellent04 Oct 2011 Simply stunning pint.
SessionstarNot Tried25 Aug 2011
SessionstarExcellent01 Jan 2011 Simply stunning pint.

The Railway Hotel, Appledore, Kent

PedroNot Tried24 Sep 2011

Shipwrights Arms, Faversham, Kent

thebrewingmanNot Tried23 Jun 2011
AndrewExcellent08 May 2011 Excellent condition. Melon and fruit cocktail. Hint of bubblegum. Nice nettle hop finish
AndrewNot Tried02 May 2009
AndrewNot Tried20 Jul 2008 Jane had this and it tasted excellent (...if a little unnervingly like Goachers Light)
AndrewExceptional21 Jan 2006 Mandarin and lychee flavours followed by a bitter elderflower bite. Shame most other pubs have Incubus rather than this!
IanNot Tried29 Aug 2005
AndrewGood26 Aug 2005 Light and hoppy.
AndrewAcceptable09 Apr 2005 A bit tired for this usually excellent beer
IanAcceptable09 Apr 2005 Golden ale, some citrus fruit, thin in mouth , some hops and a bit tart/acid on finish.
AndrewExceptional28 Aug 2004

The Yeoman (formerly Lion of Kent, Kentish Yeoman)., Bearsted, Kent

PedroNot Tried30 Apr 2011

East Cliff Tavern, Folkestone, Kent

ChrisEExceptional12 Apr 2011 The finest pint of Golden Braid that I have ever had.

East Malling Beer & Cider Festival 2010, East Malling, Kent

AlenomoreExceptional04 Sep 2010 Very refreshing.

2nd K&ES Railway Beer Festival 2010, Tenterden, Kent

AlenomoreNot Tried12 Jun 2010

Lenham Working Mens Club, Lenham, Kent

AlenomoreExcellent22 May 2010
PedroExcellent22 May 2010

The Parrot (Young's), Canterbury, Kent

IanAcceptable10 Apr 2010 All agreed this had a bit of burnt plastic, rubber to it.
AndrewAcceptable10 Apr 2010 Bit of an odd flavour to it; kind of like the essence of perspex or rubber or something. The condition wasn't great either. I drank it all though so it was okay.

The Samuel Peto, Folkestone, Kent

IanNot Tried24 Sep 2009

The Unicorn, Bekesbourne, Kent

AndrewNot Tried29 Aug 2009

Blakes of Dover, Dover, Kent

DubbelNot Tried06 Feb 2009
BrianExcellent22 May 2006 No head at all, slight golden tinge. Excellent full hop flavour.
IanAcceptable24 Sep 2005 Bit like the Skrim really. In fact I had the last pint of this and it was taken off to be replaced by the Crouch Vale Best Bitter. Golden Braid was flat and dull.

Simple Simon's, Canterbury, Kent

AndrewNot Tried23 Apr 2008 Went off as I ordered it
BlairGood01 Dec 2007 Sweet and refreshing, good session bitter.
AndrewExcellent24 Nov 2007 Liked this -I think. I remember thinking afterwards that it was good. It was the last pint I had so to be honest I don't remember much about it except it was excellent.
IanAcceptable24 Nov 2007 Everyone else thought that this was good. Perhaps I expect more hop from my golden ales. Fine, tasty and easy drinking.
AndrewExcellent31 Oct 2007 Bit too cold. Rich oatiness with a hint of strawberry with a straw mellow bitter finish.
AndrewExcellent19 Oct 2007 A touch too cold but excellent. Fresh, hoppy and dry.
IanGood20 May 2007 I had this because sometimes it can be sublime. This is perfectly drinkable, no off flavours, decent dry citrus finish, lacks a bit of condition maybe.
IanGood27 Dec 2006 Not as good as I was hoping for, but the hop was still good.
AndrewNot Tried27 Dec 2006
BrianExcellent11 Nov 2006 Superb fresh cut grass and hay. Straw coloured and livelier than I remember. Perfect balance of bitter fruit and malt. It has the feel of a summer pint though, not one for a grey November day in front of a wood fire.

Red Lion, Snargate, Kent

AndrewNot Tried31 Jul 2006 Had a sip of Jane's and it was a bit flat and lifeless
IanGood24 Jun 2006 Very easy drinking golden session bitter

The Yew Tree Inn, Barfrestone, Kent

AndrewExceptional04 Jun 2006 A lovely lime smell is followed by some subtle mellon on the front of the tounge and then rich mellon and well ballanced pineapple hop flavours dominate. Rich syrupy pineapple bitter finish. Ace!

The Duck, Pett Bottom, Kent

AndrewExcellent23 Aug 2005 Lovely and hoppy with a slightly orangy flowery nose. Great rich, sweet malt finish. An excellent pint.

Rare Breeds Beer Festival 2005, Woodchurch, Kent

IanExceptional03 Jun 2005 The type of beer I love. Golden, good hop nose, with citric/lemon flavours. Good sherberty flavour with tangy lemon on the tongue. Superb

Crabble Corn Mill Beer Festival 2005, Dover, Kent

IanGood27 May 2005 Blond session beer. Not as hoppy as it can be, but still has some nice citrus notes

Rose & Crown, Elham, Kent

IanAcceptable14 Dec 2004 A bit too cold and not with its normal hoppy bite
IanExceptional12 Nov 2004 Refreshing, typical Hopdeamon hops and yeast bringing a very drinkable session bitter
IanExceptional12 Nov 2004 Golden session beer. Hops to the fore. Just so well made, you wonder why other brewers can't make beer this good.

Coastguard, St Margaret's at Cliffe, Kent

MartinExcellent05 Nov 2004 Impressive still, but had better here a couple of weeks before

Hopdaemon Golden Braid

3.70% ABV.

We have tried this beer 123 times.

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

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