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Banks's Bitter

PubAddressLast Visit Seen
The Crooked HouseHimley, West Midlands14 Mar 2019
The PheasantAshford, Kent10 Jun 2017
British LionFolkestone, Kent19 Jun 2016
The CausewayHartlepool, Durham15 Nov 2015
Kings HeadTenbury Wells, Worcestershire17 Sep 2015
The WoodmanRuislip, Greater London01 Sep 2015
The Vine HotelStafford, Staffordshire22 Jul 2015
Albion VaultsShrewsbury, Shropshire03 Jul 2015
The LoggerheadsShrewsbury, Shropshire12 Jun 2015
Old Post OfficeShrewsbury, Shropshire12 Jun 2015
Rising SunBeltinge, Kent06 Jun 2015
The Malting House Stoke Goldington, Buckinghamshire10 Aug 2014
The WatermillKidderminster, Worcestershire28 Jun 2014
Railway BellKidderminster, Worcestershire20 Jun 2014
The Royal OakWolverhampton, West Midlands20 May 2014
The Clarendon HotelWolverhampton, West Midlands20 May 2014
The ShamblesLutterworth, Leicestershire07 May 2014
The White Lion HotelTenterden, Kent07 May 2014
Alum Ale HouseSouth Shields, Tyne and Wear18 Apr 2014
Thatcher's NeedleDiss, Norfolk17 Apr 2014
Prince of WalesTwickenham, Greater London22 Jan 2014
The Benton Ale HouseLongbenton, Tyne and Wear26 Oct 2013
Spooner's BarPorthmadog, Gwynedd10 Oct 2013
The Swan & RailwayWigan, Greater Manchester16 Apr 2013
The UnicornCanterbury, Kent04 Feb 2012
Ye Olde Thirsty PigMaidstone, Kent06 Oct 2011
The VineShavington, Cheshire12 May 2011
Ye Olde Red Lion HotelMarket Bosworth, Leicestershire25 Dec 2010
The TracksideBury, Greater Manchester22 Dec 2010
The White Lion InnBridgnorth, Shropshire18 Sep 2010
The LocomotiveAshford, Kent16 Sep 2010
The Bree LouiseEuston, Central London20 Jan 2010
The Half MoonHitchin, Hertfordshire26 Sep 2009
The PhoenixCanterbury, Kent04 Oct 2008

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 Crooked House, Himley, West Midlands

Magnus GreelNot Tried14 Mar 2019

The Pheasant, Ashford, Kent

Magnus GreelNot Tried10 Jun 2017
Magnus GreelExcellent31 May 2017
Magnus GreelNot Tried03 Apr 2017
Magnus GreelNot Tried02 Mar 2017
Magnus GreelNot Tried27 Jan 2017
Magnus GreelNot Tried07 Jan 2017
ChrisEGood26 Dec 2016
Magnus GreelNot Tried24 Dec 2016
Magnus GreelNot Tried11 Jun 2016
Magnus GreelNot Tried26 May 2016
ChrisEGood26 May 2016
Magnus GreelNot Tried14 May 2016
ChrisEGood16 Feb 2016
ChrisENot Tried07 Aug 2015
TrevorNot Tried24 Nov 2014
TrevorNot Tried27 Oct 2014
TrevorNot Tried30 Jun 2014
TrevorNot Tried09 Jun 2014
ChrisENot Tried26 May 2014 Ran out
Magnus GreelNot Tried26 May 2014 Ran out even though clip was still facing customers.
TrevorNot Tried28 Apr 2014
TrevorNot Tried07 Apr 2014
Magnus GreelNot Tried19 Mar 2014
TrevorNot Tried18 Mar 2014
TrevorPoor03 Mar 2014 Not very flavourful
ChrisEGood10 Feb 2014
TrevorNot Tried27 Jan 2014
ChrisEGood20 Jan 2014 Very nice, but I am sorry that the Mild is no longer available in this pub.
TrevorNot Tried13 Jan 2014
TrevorNot Tried08 Jan 2014
ChrisEGood04 Nov 2013
TrevorNot Tried22 Oct 2013
ChrisEAcceptable31 Jul 2013 Far too cold with chill haze on the glass, and overtight sparkler.
TrevorNot Tried20 Feb 2012
TrevorNot Tried15 Aug 2011
TrevorNot Tried10 Aug 2011
ChrisEAcceptable01 Aug 2011 Tasted a bit tired, possibly end of cask.
TrevorNot Tried25 Jul 2011

British Lion, Folkestone, Kent

ChrisEGood19 Jun 2016
ChrisEAcceptable29 Sep 2015

The Causeway, Hartlepool, Durham

Stephen HarrisNot Tried15 Nov 2015

Kings Head, Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire

HSBNot Tried17 Sep 2015

The Woodman, Ruislip, Greater London

HSBNot Tried01 Sep 2015

The Vine Hotel, Stafford, Staffordshire

Philip PirripGood22 Jul 2015

Albion Vaults, Shrewsbury, Shropshire

ChrisEExcellent03 Jul 2015

The Loggerheads, Shrewsbury, Shropshire

HSBNot Tried12 Jun 2015
ChrisEExcellent22 Oct 2010 A really well kept pint.

Old Post Office, Shrewsbury, Shropshire

HSBNot Tried12 Jun 2015

Rising Sun, Beltinge, Kent

AndrewNot Tried06 Jun 2015

The Malting House , Stoke Goldington, Buckinghamshire

Jack WilliamGood10 Aug 2014 Good condition - quite sweet.
Jack WilliamNot Tried12 Jul 2014

The Watermill, Kidderminster, Worcestershire

Magnus GreelNot Tried28 Jun 2014

Railway Bell, Kidderminster, Worcestershire

ChrisEAcceptable20 Jun 2014

The Royal Oak, Wolverhampton, West Midlands

AndrewGood20 May 2014 Sweet malty. Weak body with a little too flimsy a body but still good

The Clarendon Hotel, Wolverhampton, West Midlands

AndrewNot Tried20 May 2014

The Shambles, Lutterworth, Leicestershire

StephenGood07 May 2014 Pedigree needed changing this was fine a good example of a session bitter

The White Lion Hotel, Tenterden, Kent

thebrewingmanPoor07 May 2014 Golden and wet.
AndrewNot Tried02 Jan 2007

Alum Ale House, South Shields, Tyne and Wear

Stephen HarrisNot Tried18 Apr 2014

Thatcher's Needle, Diss, Norfolk

HSBNot Tried17 Apr 2014

Prince of Wales, Twickenham, Greater London

AndrewGood22 Jan 2014 Good condition. Nice traditional brown bitter.

The Benton Ale House, Longbenton, Tyne and Wear

Stephen HarrisNot Tried26 Oct 2013

Spooner's Bar, Porthmadog, Gwynedd

RayNot Tried10 Oct 2013
RayNot Tried13 May 2012
RayNot Tried06 May 2012
RayAcceptable28 Apr 2012 Uninspiring choice led me to this old faithful.
RayGood21 Apr 2012 Solid traditional bitter.
RayNot Tried01 Apr 2012
RayNot Tried25 Mar 2012
RayGood16 Mar 2012 Solid, traditional bitter.
RayNot Tried11 Mar 2012
RayGood19 Feb 2012 No nonsense, traditional Black Country session bitter. Bitter drying finish leaves you wanting one more. I surprised myself with this and fully enjoyed it.
RayNot Tried12 Feb 2012
RayNot Tried04 Feb 2012

The Swan & Railway, Wigan, Greater Manchester

Philip PirripGood16 Apr 2013 Sweetish brew with little distinctive bitterness

The Unicorn, Canterbury, Kent

AndrewGood04 Feb 2012 Creamy red fruit. Nothing like the bottle version I can get from Aldi for a quid. Bottle version is better I think.

Ye Olde Thirsty Pig, Maidstone, Kent

PedroGood06 Oct 2011

The Vine, Shavington, Cheshire

Andy MorrisExcellent12 May 2011 A nice pint as usual. You know what you get with this bitter.

Ye Olde Red Lion Hotel, Market Bosworth, Leicestershire

DubbelNot Tried25 Dec 2010
DubbelNot Tried03 Oct 2009
DubbelNot Tried25 Dec 2008

The Trackside, Bury, Greater Manchester

pavorossiNot Tried22 Dec 2010
pavorossiNot Tried10 Dec 2010
pavorossiNot Tried28 Nov 2010
pavorossiNot Tried24 Oct 2010
pavorossiNot Tried23 Oct 2010
pavorossiNot Tried21 Oct 2010
pavorossiNot Tried03 Oct 2010
pavorossiNot Tried12 Sep 2010
pavorossiNot Tried11 Sep 2010
pavorossiNot Tried31 Aug 2010
pavorossiGood30 Aug 2010
pavorossiNot Tried29 Aug 2010

The White Lion Inn, Bridgnorth, Shropshire

AlenomoreNot Tried18 Sep 2010

The Locomotive, Ashford, Kent

ChrisEGood16 Sep 2010
ChrisEAcceptable05 Sep 2010 Towards the end of the cask, and it ran out whilst we were there.

The Bree Louise, Euston, Central London

BlairNot Tried20 Jan 2010

The Half Moon, Hitchin, Hertfordshire

BlairNot Tried26 Sep 2009

The Phoenix, Canterbury, Kent

BlairNot Tried04 Oct 2008

Banks's Bitter

3.80% ABV.

We have tried this beer 32 times.

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

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