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Palmers IPA (Best)

PubAddressLast Visit Seen
Claret & Ale (formerly Claret Free House)Addiscombe, Greater London05 Aug 2022
Royal StandardLyme Regis, Dorset05 Aug 2022
MullionsStreet, Somerset19 Jul 2022
Axminster InnAxminster, Devon12 Jul 2022
George HotelWest Bay, Bridport, Dorset08 Oct 2021
Ship InnLyme Regis, Dorset03 Aug 2021
The Pilot BoatLyme Regis, Dorset03 Aug 2021
31st Dorchester Beerex 2019Dorchester, Dorset01 Feb 2019
The Cobb ArmsLyme Regis, Dorset02 Aug 2018
The Black Horse InnByworth, West Sussex14 Oct 2017
Anchor InnSeatown, Dorset01 Aug 2017
The White SwanCharlton, Greater London16 Apr 2017
The Tichborne ArmsTichborne, Hampshire11 Dec 2014
The HarpCharing Cross, Central London18 Oct 2014
Market HouseBridport, Dorset30 Jul 2014
Lord Nelson HotelBridport, Dorset30 Jul 2014
The Eagle InnAbbots Ann, Hampshire11 Jul 2014
Malet ArmsNewton Tony, Wiltshire09 Nov 2013
Crown InnBridport, Dorset24 Sep 2013
The Old InnHawkchurch, Devon15 Aug 2013
Swan InnFalmer, East Sussex06 Jul 2012
Duke of WellingtonWareham, Dorset23 Jun 2012
The ShipSouth Harting, West Sussex30 Mar 2012
The WheatsheafMaidstone, Kent14 Apr 2011
The BerkeleyWigan, Greater Manchester07 Aug 2010
Bull InnWest Malling, Kent21 Jul 2010
Royal OakCharmouth, Dorset09 Jun 2010
George InnChideock, Dorset09 Jun 2010
RopemakersBridport, Dorset09 Apr 2010
George HotelBridport, Dorset17 Jun 2009
New InnKilmington, Devon15 Jun 2009
Lamb & FlagOxford, Oxfordshire09 Feb 2008
Great British Beer Festival 2007Earl's Court, Central London11 Aug 2007
John of GuantHorsebridge, Hampshire02 Oct 2005
Ilchester ArmsSymondsbury, Dorset28 Jul 2005

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.

Claret & Ale (formerly Claret Free House), Addiscombe, Greater London

Philip PirripExcellent05 Aug 2022 Fast selling and always reliable
Philip PirripExcellent29 Jul 2022 As consistent as ever
Philip PirripExcellent23 Jul 2022 As it should be
Philip PirripExcellent19 Jul 2022 Lovely
Philip PirripExcellent16 Jul 2022 Predictably excellent
Philip PirripExcellent09 Jul 2022 What the doctor ordered, basic mid brown bitter
Philip PirripExcellent02 Jul 2022 Exactly as it should be
Philip PirripGood27 Jun 2022 Just a tad off its best
Philip PirripExcellent25 Jun 2022
Philip PirripGood11 Jun 2022
Philip PirripExcellent04 Jun 2022 Pumpclip badged today as Jubilee IPA. Who needs much more than this as a daily ale
Philip PirripExcellent30 Apr 2022 First rate
Philip PirripExcellent23 Apr 2022 At last found the Palmers certificate above the bar celebrating 1,000,000 pints of this ale sold here. I made my little contribution towards the second million
Philip PirripExcellent15 Mar 2022 Sold by the gallon here
ChrisEExcellent14 Jan 2020
Philip PirripAcceptable12 Oct 2019
Philip PirripExcellent25 Aug 2018 The fact of the matter is .... who needs more than this mid brown English bitter for total happiness? Superb.
ChrisEGood07 Feb 2015
Philip PirripAcceptable28 Feb 2014
ChrisEExcellent01 Feb 2014 A good traditional bitter in superb condition.
ChrisEExcellent10 Jan 2014 Sells very well in here.
Philip PirripExcellent29 Aug 2013 A simple formula from Palmers - make the imbiber want another and ............
Philip PirripExceptional05 Feb 2013 Simply 5 star can say no more
oz11Not Tried09 Jun 2012
Philip PirripExcellent05 May 2012
ChrisENot Tried26 Jun 2011
ChrisEExcellent30 Jan 2010 A malty best bitter.

Royal Standard, Lyme Regis, Dorset

AndrewExcellent05 Aug 2022 Really good condition. Tasty with hint of burton snatch (but obviously not a Sherwood Sandstone beer)
AndrewGood03 Aug 2020
AndrewGood14 Aug 2019
AndrewGood01 Aug 2018
AndrewGood02 Aug 2017
AndrewGood02 Aug 2015 Bit too cold. Reasonable condition.
AndrewGood01 Aug 2014
AndrewGood28 Jul 2014 Excellent condition. Quite zingy. Palmers Best can be considered either traditional stuff with none of these new fangled hops or a has-been throw back to flavour challenged times. Give me a solid brown bitter any day.
AndrewNot Tried13 Aug 2013
AndrewGood12 Jun 2012 A touch too cold but good
AndrewGood10 Jun 2012 Descent pint

Mullions, Street, Somerset

Jack WilliamNot Tried19 Jul 2022

Axminster Inn, Axminster, Devon

Jack WilliamNot Tried12 Jul 2022

George Hotel, West Bay, Bridport, Dorset

ChrisEExcellent08 Oct 2021

Ship Inn, Lyme Regis, Dorset

AndrewExcellent03 Aug 2021 Really malty and fresh.
AndrewExcellent02 Aug 2021 Really good condition. Really fresh.
AndrewAcceptable31 Jul 2018 Ok. Maybe end of barrel?
AndrewGood06 Aug 2015 This was really nice. Best pint of it all week.
AndrewExcellent26 Jul 2014 This was jollt nice. Could have been the fact that I've had a few but I jolly well enjoyed it.
AndrewNot Tried09 Aug 2013
AndrewGood08 Jun 2012 Sulfurous nose. Nice pint.
AndrewGood04 Jun 2011 Eggy nose and some eggyness in the body. Soft mouth feel. Nice summer fruits and leafy hop finish.
AndrewGood10 Jun 2010 Fresh, hoppy, nice.
AndrewGood12 Jun 2009 Very soft in the mouth. Slightly sulphurous and minerally. Drank like a session bitter.
AndrewExcellent05 Aug 2006 I've always liked this beer. Good sulphous undertones with well balanced hops

The Pilot Boat, Lyme Regis, Dorset

AndrewGood03 Aug 2021 Nice
AndrewExcellent04 Aug 2020 Really very good. Pricey but excellent drinking bitter.
AndrewExcellent15 Aug 2019
AndrewExcellent27 Jul 2018 Best pint of this I've had for some time.
AndrewGood28 Jul 2017 Bit more appley than I expected but very enjoyable
AndrewGood02 Aug 2015 Yeasy 1790's beer.
AndrewGood26 Jul 2014 Think Sheps Master Brew Dorset style.
AndrewGood14 Aug 2013
AndrewGood11 Aug 2013 Suppable
AndrewGood09 Aug 2013 Really very good. Excellent condition. A supping ale of old.
AndrewGood08 Jun 2012 A nice pint of best
AndrewGood10 Jun 2010 This was really good. Fresh, fruity, earthy hop. Good stuff.
AndrewGood14 Jun 2009 Malty, slightly tangy with nettle-hop.
AndrewNot Tried30 Jul 2005

31st Dorchester Beerex 2019, Dorchester, Dorset

Magnus GreelNot Tried01 Feb 2019

The Cobb Arms, Lyme Regis, Dorset

AndrewNot Tried02 Aug 2018
AndrewNot Tried05 Aug 2015
StuNot Tried09 Jun 2015
AndrewNot Tried29 Jul 2014
AndrewNot Tried13 Aug 2013
AndrewNot Tried14 Jun 2012
AndrewNot Tried13 Jun 2012
AndrewNot Tried16 Jun 2009
AlisonExcellent09 Jul 2008 A lovely pint, full-flavoured, hoppy.

The Black Horse Inn, Byworth, West Sussex

WittendenNot Tried14 Oct 2017

Anchor Inn, Seatown, Dorset

AndrewGood01 Aug 2017 Nice

The White Swan, Charlton, Greater London

Philip PirripNot Tried16 Apr 2017 Ran out

The Tichborne Arms, Tichborne, Hampshire

HSBAcceptable11 Dec 2014 Very average pint.

The Harp, Charing Cross, Central London

Philip PirripNot Tried18 Oct 2014
Philip PirripGood20 Jul 2014 Fresh, lacking full condition
Philip PirripNot Tried04 Jul 2014
Philip PirripNot Tried14 Mar 2014
Philip PirripExcellent01 Mar 2014 Once I'd had one I was hooked
Philip PirripExcellent27 Jan 2014 Ran out then new cask on. Superb bitterness from first one out
Philip PirripGood03 Jan 2014

Market House, Bridport, Dorset

AndrewNot Tried30 Jul 2014

Lord Nelson Hotel, Bridport, Dorset

AndrewExcellent30 Jul 2014 Excellent condition. Zingy and fruity.

The Eagle Inn, Abbots Ann, Hampshire

Philip PirripNot Tried11 Jul 2014

Malet Arms, Newton Tony, Wiltshire

EdbeckAcceptable09 Nov 2013

Crown Inn, Bridport, Dorset

ChrisEExcellent24 Sep 2013

The Old Inn, Hawkchurch, Devon

AndrewNot Tried15 Aug 2013

Swan Inn, Falmer, East Sussex

Philip PirripExcellent06 Jul 2012
ChrisENot Tried06 Jul 2012
Magnus GreelExcellent06 Jul 2012

Duke of Wellington, Wareham, Dorset

Stephen HarrisNot Tried23 Jun 2012

The Ship, South Harting, West Sussex

HSBNot Tried30 Mar 2012

The Wheatsheaf, Maidstone, Kent

PedroGood14 Apr 2011

The Berkeley, Wigan, Greater Manchester

pavorossiGood07 Aug 2010

Bull Inn, West Malling, Kent

PedroGood21 Jul 2010

Royal Oak, Charmouth, Dorset

AndrewNot Tried09 Jun 2010

George Inn, Chideock, Dorset

AndrewAcceptable09 Jun 2010 A little cold with a slightly metallic tartish hop finish.

Ropemakers, Bridport, Dorset

Session Beer manGood09 Apr 2010
AndrewAcceptable17 Jun 2009 A reasonable pint.

George Hotel, Bridport, Dorset

AndrewNot Tried17 Jun 2009

New Inn, Kilmington, Devon

AndrewNot Tried15 Jun 2009

Lamb & Flag, Oxford, Oxfordshire

IanNot Tried09 Feb 2008

Great British Beer Festival 2007, Earl's Court, Central London

IanAcceptable11 Aug 2007 Amber, lasting beige head. It’s an ok bitter, slightly creamy. Light in mouth. Moderate hop. Pleasant bitter.

John of Guant, Horsebridge, Hampshire

AndrewNot Tried02 Oct 2005

Ilchester Arms, Symondsbury, Dorset

AndrewGood28 Jul 2005 A bit too cold but light and fruity with a subtle hoppyness

Palmers IPA (Best)

4.20% ABV.

We have tried this beer 79 times.

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

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