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Whitstable Native Bitter

PubAddressLast Visit Seen
The Anchor InnWingham, Kent08 Sep 2020
This Ancient Boro'Tenterden, Kent06 Aug 2020
The Plume of FeathersGreenwich, Greater London15 Mar 2020
The Broken DrumBlackfen, Greater London11 Mar 2020
The Golden HopeSittingbourne, Kent09 Jan 2020
The HarrowUlcombe, Kent04 Dec 2019
Larkins' AlehouseCranbrook, Kent01 Oct 2019
Red LionBadlesmere, Kent08 Sep 2019
The Creeker's Tap (formerly The Corner Tap)Faversham, Kent22 Aug 2019
The LanesDover, Kent23 Jul 2019
The Thomas WaghornChatham, Kent27 May 2019
Donna's Ale HouseSittingbourne, Kent14 Feb 2019
The Seven StarsAldwych, Central London15 Nov 2018
The Kentish BelleBexleyheath, Greater London16 Apr 2018
The Rose & CrownMundy Bois, Kent18 Jan 2018
Sylvan PostForest Hill, Greater London18 Jan 2018
The Black RobinKingston, Kent26 Sep 2017
Mirth, Marvel & MaudWalthamstow, Greater London16 Jun 2017
Half Moon & Seven StarsPreston, Kent13 Jun 2017
Black GriffinCanterbury, Kent26 Mar 2016
Prince of AlesRainham, Kent15 Mar 2016
The Tyler's KilnTyler Hill, Kent02 Dec 2015
Red LionSnargate, Kent25 Oct 2015
TurneroundMargate, Kent18 Aug 2015
The Conqueror AlehouseRamsgate, Kent06 Aug 2015
BeehiveTottenham, Greater London09 May 2015
The Olde Wine Vaults (formerly The Vaults Cask & Kitchen)Faversham, Kent15 Apr 2015
The TipperaryFleet Street, Central London08 Apr 2015
The Man of Kent Ale HouseRochester, Kent07 Apr 2015
Tan Bueno (formerly The Hop and Huffkin)Sandwich, Kent21 Feb 2015
The Society RoomsMaidstone, Kent17 Feb 2015
Coach & HorsesWellingborough, Northamptonshire01 Jan 2015
The Black HorseMonks Horton, Kent29 Nov 2014
The ArlingtonDover, Kent28 Nov 2014
One Inn The WoodPetts Wood, Greater London26 Nov 2014
The George & DragonSwanscombe, Kent26 Oct 2014
The Thomas IngoldsbyCanterbury, Kent04 Oct 2014
Catford Constitutional ClubCatford, Greater London30 Sep 2014
The Tickled TroutWye, Kent29 Sep 2014
The WindmillSevenoaks Weald, Kent16 Aug 2014
Old PlantationBearsted, Kent02 Aug 2014
The Saxon ShoreHerne Bay, Kent30 May 2014
The Humphrey BeanTonbridge, Kent12 Mar 2014
The Bowl InnHastingleigh, Kent02 Feb 2014
Bell & CrownCanterbury, Kent03 Jan 2014
Ravensbourne ArmsLewisham, Greater London08 Dec 2013
The Flower PotMaidstone, Kent23 Nov 2013
Catford Bridge TavernCatford, Greater London11 Nov 2013
The Leading LightFaversham, Kent21 Sep 2013
ChequersWalthamstow, Greater London10 Sep 2013
The Crispin InnSandwich, Kent07 Sep 2013
Ye Olde Thirsty PigMaidstone, Kent28 Jul 2013
Halfway HouseBrenchley, Kent25 May 2013
Crabble Corn Mill Beer Festival 2013Dover, Kent24 May 2013
The Tankerton ArmsTankerton, Kent01 May 2013
The Wishful Thinker (formerly The White Horse)Sandway, Kent27 Apr 2013
The PloughStalisfield Green, Kent01 Jan 2013
The PhoenixCanterbury, Kent07 Dec 2012
Bake & AlehouseWestgate-on-Sea, Kent06 Dec 2012
The Kings ArmsOffham, Kent17 Nov 2012
Bull InnWest Malling, Kent27 Oct 2012
The Peter CushingWhitstable, Kent20 Aug 2012
The SummonerSittingbourne, Kent07 Jul 2012
Smugglers Ale House (formerly The Black Pig)Hawkhurst, Kent11 May 2012
The SwanAshford, Kent30 Nov 2011
Blacksmiths ArmsWillesborough, Kent14 Nov 2011
DrakesMaidstone, Kent22 Oct 2011
The Crown of BroadstairsBroadstairs, Kent22 Oct 2011
The BedfordTunbridge Wells, Kent24 Jul 2011
Lobster Shack (formerly The Whitstable Brewery Bar)Whitstable, Kent22 Jul 2011
Artillery ArmsRamsgate, Kent08 Jun 2011
The SheafSouthwark, Central London21 May 2011
The Yeoman (formerly Lion of Kent; Kentish Yeoman).Bearsted, Kent30 Apr 2011
The Three MarinersHythe, Kent30 Jan 2011
Old Eden InnEdenbridge, Kent13 Nov 2010
Black Horse & HoodensBorough Green, Kent09 Nov 2010
The HaywainBramling, Kent25 Sep 2010
Dartford Working Men's ClubDartford, Kent09 Jun 2010
The Honest MillerBrook, Kent27 May 2010
Cask Pub & KitchenPimlico, Central London06 Mar 2010
The Carpenters ArmsCanterbury, Kent13 Sep 2009
The UnicornBekesbourne, Kent29 Aug 2009
The Churchill TavernRamsgate, Kent05 Apr 2009
The PloughByfleet, Surrey29 Jan 2009
The Three TunsCanterbury, Kent05 Dec 2008
Kent Beer Festival 2006Canterbury, Kent22 Jul 2006
The Wenlock ArmsHoxton, Central London10 Mar 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 Anchor Inn, Wingham, Kent

ChrisENot Tried08 Sep 2020

This Ancient Boro', Tenterden, Kent

ChrisEExcellent06 Aug 2020

The Plume of Feathers, Greenwich, Greater London

Philip PirripNot Tried15 Mar 2020

The Broken Drum, Blackfen, Greater London

Philip PirripGood11 Mar 2020 Native is not the bitter is was when first introduced. This was good but lacking
Philip PirripNot Tried22 Jul 2019
Philip PirripAcceptable19 Nov 2018 I did not recognise this as Native Bitter
Philip PirripExcellent26 Apr 2017

The Golden Hope, Sittingbourne, Kent

Jack WilliamNot Tried09 Jan 2020

The Harrow, Ulcombe, Kent

WittendenGood04 Dec 2019 Earthy toffee Bitter.

Larkins' Alehouse, Cranbrook, Kent

WittendenNot Tried01 Oct 2019
WittendenNot Tried10 Nov 2018

Red Lion, Badlesmere, Kent

AndrewNot Tried08 Sep 2019

The Creeker's Tap (formerly The Corner Tap), Faversham, Kent

Philip PirripNot Tried22 Aug 2019
Philip PirripNot Tried09 Aug 2019
Philip PirripNot Tried26 Jan 2019
Philip PirripExcellent15 Nov 2018 Excellent as one would expect in the brewery's own house
Jack WilliamNot Tried19 Sep 2018
Philip PirripNot Tried06 Sep 2018
Philip PirripNot Tried05 Jul 2018
Archie14Not Tried09 Mar 2018
Philip PirripNot Tried20 Dec 2017
Magnus GreelNot Tried15 Nov 2017
Jack WilliamGood14 Sep 2017
Philip PirripNot Tried24 Aug 2017
Philip PirripNot Tried20 Jul 2017
Philip PirripGood25 Apr 2017 Fresh on
Philip PirripNot Tried15 Dec 2016

The Lanes, Dover, Kent

Jack WilliamNot Tried23 Jul 2019

The Thomas Waghorn, Chatham, Kent

Philip PirripGood27 May 2019 Never as clean on the palate as it used to be

Donna's Ale House, Sittingbourne, Kent

Jack WilliamNot Tried14 Feb 2019
ChrisENot Tried08 Nov 2018
Philip PirripAcceptable08 Nov 2018 Very average, not its usual clean crispness

The Seven Stars, Aldwych, Central London

ChrisENot Tried15 Nov 2018
Philip PirripNot Tried16 May 2018
ChrisEGood30 Apr 2015
HSBGood30 Apr 2015

The Kentish Belle, Bexleyheath, Greater London

Philip PirripNot Tried16 Apr 2018

The Rose & Crown, Mundy Bois, Kent

ChrisENot Tried18 Jan 2018
Jack WilliamNot Tried10 Sep 2017
Jack WilliamExcellent30 Jul 2017 Well balanced, lovely clear copper colour. Travels well - from about 2 miles away.
WittendenAcceptable17 May 2017 Malt led brown bitter.
WittendenGood25 Feb 2017 Malt driven brownish bitter.Passionless.
WittendenGood25 Apr 2016
WittendenExcellent27 Nov 2015 Earthy, spicy, toffee, brown;what I look for in bitter.
DosserGood03 Aug 2015
ChrisENot Tried16 Jun 2015

Sylvan Post, Forest Hill, Greater London

Philip PirripAcceptable18 Jan 2018 Ruined by overfobbing whilst serving, this had ripped the guts out of the beer which came out creamy and with few smells and tastes left extant

The Black Robin, Kingston, Kent

Jack WilliamGood26 Sep 2017

Mirth, Marvel & Maud, Walthamstow, Greater London

Stephen HarrisNot Tried16 Jun 2017

Half Moon & Seven Stars, Preston, Kent

Jack WilliamNot Tried13 Jun 2017

Black Griffin, Canterbury, Kent

Philip PirripAcceptable26 Mar 2016
MickNot Tried22 Sep 2012

Prince of Ales, Rainham, Kent

Philip PirripGood15 Mar 2016

The Tyler's Kiln, Tyler Hill, Kent

Jack WilliamGood02 Dec 2015 Pleasant enough if a bit bland.

Red Lion, Snargate, Kent

AlenomoreNot Tried25 Oct 2015
AlenomoreNot Tried02 Aug 2015
IanNot Tried10 Jan 2015
AlenomoreNot Tried07 Jul 2013

Turneround, Margate, Kent

DosserNot Tried18 Aug 2015

The Conqueror Alehouse, Ramsgate, Kent

DosserNot Tried06 Aug 2015

Beehive, Tottenham, Greater London

ChrisENot Tried09 May 2015

The Olde Wine Vaults (formerly The Vaults Cask & Kitchen), Faversham, Kent

Philip PirripNot Tried15 Apr 2015

The Tipperary, Fleet Street, Central London

Stephen HarrisNot Tried08 Apr 2015

The Man of Kent Ale House, Rochester, Kent

Philip PirripAcceptable07 Apr 2015 A bit tired
ChrisENot Tried22 Mar 2012
ChrisENot Tried12 Aug 2011
PedroGood09 Jun 2011 bit warm

Tan Bueno (formerly The Hop and Huffkin), Sandwich, Kent

Vacuous Not Tried21 Feb 2015

The Society Rooms, Maidstone, Kent

TobesNot Tried17 Feb 2015
TobesNot Tried26 Aug 2013
TobesNot Tried25 Aug 2013
Toby Not Tried29 Jun 2013
Toby Not Tried25 May 2013
BullsNot Tried06 Apr 2013
PedroExcellent13 Feb 2013

Coach & Horses, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

Stephen HarrisNot Tried01 Jan 2015

The Black Horse, Monks Horton, Kent

ChrisEExcellent29 Nov 2014
Jack WilliamGood29 Nov 2014 Good condition and livelier than the half I had in Dover yesterday - but not a memorable beer.

The Arlington, Dover, Kent

Jack WilliamGood28 Nov 2014 Fairly malty bitter but nothing exceptional taste-wise.
Vacuous Not Tried25 Nov 2014

One Inn The Wood, Petts Wood, Greater London

oz11Not Tried26 Nov 2014
oz11Not Tried22 Oct 2014
oz11Good30 Aug 2014

The George & Dragon, Swanscombe, Kent

Philip PirripNot Tried26 Oct 2014
Philip PirripNot Tried19 Oct 2014

The Thomas Ingoldsby, Canterbury, Kent

AndrewNot Tried04 Oct 2014 Went off as I ordered it.

Catford Constitutional Club, Catford, Greater London

Philip PirripAcceptable30 Sep 2014 Pretty lacklustre
Philip PirripGood26 Jan 2014 Thin

The Tickled Trout, Wye, Kent

TrevorGood29 Sep 2014 Hint of citrus.
AndrewNot Tried08 Aug 2014
Philip PirripNot Tried05 Jun 2014 Ran out on first pull of the pump

The Windmill, Sevenoaks Weald, Kent

thebrewingmanNot Tried16 Aug 2014
ChrisENot Tried01 Jul 2014
thebrewingmanExcellent13 Jan 2013 New barrel on so in excellent condition.

Old Plantation, Bearsted, Kent

ChrisEGood02 Aug 2014

The Saxon Shore, Herne Bay, Kent

BaymartGood30 May 2014 Worthy of is SIBA medal - good condition
TobesNot Tried05 May 2014

The Humphrey Bean, Tonbridge, Kent

oz11Not Tried12 Mar 2014

The Bowl Inn, Hastingleigh, Kent

MickNot Tried02 Feb 2014

Bell & Crown, Canterbury, Kent

Archie14Not Tried03 Jan 2014
AndrewExcellent12 Feb 2010 It suddenly dawned on me why I like this beer; it's a brown bitter. Mellow, earthy with hints of roasted toffee. Great beer
AndrewGood18 Aug 2009 Earthy, grainy best bitter
IanNot Tried11 Jul 2009
AndrewAcceptable11 Jul 2009 Usually a good beer but this one lacked a bit of condition. Probably be good tomorrow or the day after.
AndrewGood26 Jun 2009 I liked this. A brown bitter with hints of vanilla and tart fruit but with a oaty feel in the mouth and good herby hops and malt.

Ravensbourne Arms, Lewisham, Greater London

Philip PirripGood08 Dec 2013 Cloying and less clean on palate than I have had previously

The Flower Pot, Maidstone, Kent

DosserNot Tried23 Nov 2013
DosserNot Tried21 Sep 2013
TobesExcellent15 Sep 2013
PedroExcellent07 Sep 2012
PedroNot Tried06 Sep 2012
PedroExcellent16 Mar 2012
DosserNot Tried06 Nov 2011
AlenomoreExcellent06 Nov 2011 A rare beast round here. Very good too.
PedroExcellent06 Nov 2011
PedroExcellent05 Nov 2011
PedroNot Tried04 Nov 2011

Catford Bridge Tavern, Catford, Greater London

Philip PirripExcellent11 Nov 2013 Good old fashioned English bitter to get stuck into

The Leading Light, Faversham, Kent

DosserNot Tried21 Sep 2013

Chequers, Walthamstow, Greater London

Stephen HarrisNot Tried10 Sep 2013

The Crispin Inn, Sandwich, Kent

HSBNot Tried07 Sep 2013

Ye Olde Thirsty Pig, Maidstone, Kent

PedroExcellent28 Jul 2013
PedroExcellent27 Jul 2013

Halfway House, Brenchley, Kent

oz11Not Tried25 May 2013

Crabble Corn Mill Beer Festival 2013, Dover, Kent

MickNot Tried24 May 2013

The Tankerton Arms, Tankerton, Kent

ChrisENot Tried01 May 2013

The Wishful Thinker (formerly The White Horse), Sandway, Kent

DosserNot Tried27 Apr 2013

The Plough, Stalisfield Green, Kent

WittendenExcellent01 Jan 2013 Decent brown session bitter.Earthy hops:toffee. I don't seem to see many Whitstable beers, even though they are brewed just up the road from us.Good stuff.

The Phoenix, Canterbury, Kent

AndrewAcceptable07 Dec 2012 Ever such a hint of sharpness too it but otherwise it was okay
AndrewNot Tried18 May 2012
AndrewGood17 May 2012 Tasty
BlairNot Tried13 Apr 2011

Bake & Alehouse, Westgate-on-Sea, Kent

Philip PirripNot Tried06 Dec 2012
Philip PirripExcellent06 Dec 2012

The Kings Arms, Offham, Kent

PedroExcellent17 Nov 2012

Bull Inn, West Malling, Kent

AlenomoreGood27 Oct 2012
PedroExcellent27 Oct 2012
PedroNot Tried26 Oct 2012
Stephen HarrisNot Tried07 Jul 2012
PedroExcellent28 Oct 2011

The Peter Cushing, Whitstable, Kent

PedroGood20 Aug 2012

The Summoner, Sittingbourne, Kent

AlenomoreExcellent07 Jul 2012 A nice LocAle type.

Smugglers Ale House (formerly The Black Pig), Hawkhurst, Kent

thebrewingmanNot Tried11 May 2012

The Swan, Ashford, Kent

ChrisENot Tried30 Nov 2011
IanNot Tried30 Nov 2011
ChrisENot Tried29 Nov 2011

Blacksmiths Arms, Willesborough, Kent

TrevorNot Tried14 Nov 2011

Drakes, Maidstone, Kent

AlenomoreNot Tried22 Oct 2011

The Crown of Broadstairs, Broadstairs, Kent

BlairNot Tried22 Oct 2011
BlairNot Tried05 Aug 2011
BlairNot Tried07 Jul 2011

The Bedford, Tunbridge Wells, Kent

Martin the MildmanNot Tried24 Jul 2011

Lobster Shack (formerly The Whitstable Brewery Bar), Whitstable, Kent

PedroNot Tried22 Jul 2011
BlairPoor07 Mar 2008 Ice cold, plastic up. No body or taste.
SteveNot Tried10 Aug 2007
IanNot Tried23 Nov 2006

Artillery Arms, Ramsgate, Kent

BlairNot Tried08 Jun 2011

The Sheaf, Southwark, Central London

oz11Not Tried21 May 2011

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

PedroGood30 Apr 2011

The Three Mariners, Hythe, Kent

ChrisENot Tried30 Jan 2011
IanNot Tried30 Jan 2011

Old Eden Inn, Edenbridge, Kent

PedroExcellent13 Nov 2010

Black Horse & Hoodens, Borough Green, Kent

PedroNot Tried09 Nov 2010
PedroExcellent08 Nov 2010
PedroExcellent27 Aug 2010

The Haywain, Bramling, Kent

BrianNot Tried25 Sep 2010 Pete had this and was impressed
BrianNot Tried30 Sep 2006

Dartford Working Men's Club, Dartford, Kent

ChrisENot Tried09 Jun 2010

The Honest Miller, Brook, Kent

TrevorExcellent27 May 2010 Very good clear light brown ale.
TrevorNot Tried12 May 2010 My friend found this had good interesting flavours.

Cask Pub & Kitchen, Pimlico, Central London

BlairNot Tried06 Mar 2010

The Carpenters Arms, Canterbury, Kent

BlairNot Tried13 Sep 2009

The Unicorn, Bekesbourne, Kent

AndrewNot Tried29 Aug 2009

The Churchill Tavern, Ramsgate, Kent

BlairNot Tried05 Apr 2009
BlairNot Tried14 Feb 2009
BlairNot Tried13 Feb 2009
BlairNot Tried22 Jan 2009
BlairGood05 Jun 2008 Not normally a fan of this brewery, but this one was quite nice. Plenty of caramel in the aroma and flavour.

The Plough, Byfleet, Surrey

IanNot Tried29 Jan 2009

The Three Tuns, Canterbury, Kent

AndrewExcellent05 Dec 2008 Excellent condition. Light and fruity with mandarin zesty flavours dominating. Really nice.

Kent Beer Festival 2006, Canterbury, Kent

BrianAcceptable22 Jul 2006 Mid brown and nice and clear in appearance. Nothing much to write about in the flavour though. OK, but compared to say their EIPA, it was forgetable.
AndrewGood21 Jul 2006 Brown bitter. Sharp malt bitter flavour with low depths of bitter finish

The Wenlock Arms, Hoxton, Central London

IanAcceptable10 Mar 2006 Deep chestnut with off white head. Some toasty malt and yeast aroma. Grainy, caramel in mouth, bit muddy. Finish has more grainyness, caramel and dry earthy hop. Malty caramel/hop session beer

Whitstable Native Bitter

3.70% ABV.

We have tried this beer 71 times.

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

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