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PubAddressLast Visit Seen
White Hart TapSt Albans, Hertfordshire22 Apr 2024
The Three CrownsBushey, Hertfordshire30 Dec 2023
The Five BellsEastry, Kent09 Apr 2023
The Cock TavernHackney, Greater London20 Feb 2020
The HarpCharing Cross, Central London20 Jul 2019
Brocket ArmsAyot St Lawrence, Hertfordshire18 May 2019
Grand Junction ArmsBulbourne, Hertfordshire13 May 2017
Hamilton HallCity, Central London06 Mar 2017
The West Gate InnCanterbury, Kent11 Feb 2017
The George & DragonWendover, Buckinghamshire16 Jul 2016
The Black HorseTring, Hertfordshire05 Mar 2016
Tring Brewery ShopTring, Hertfordshire05 Mar 2016
Royal StandardWooburn Common, Buckinghamshire21 Nov 2015
The LambBerkhamsted, Hertfordshire21 Oct 2015
The Estcourt ArmsWatford, Hertfordshire16 Jul 2015
The Flying CircusNewark, Nottinghamshire29 Mar 2015
The White LionSt Albans, Hertfordshire03 Feb 2015
The BeehiveSt Albans, Hertfordshire24 May 2014
Kings HeadNorwich, Norfolk06 Mar 2014
Black HorseHertford, Hertfordshire30 Jan 2014
Beer ShopSt Albans, Hertfordshire25 Jan 2014
Blakes of DoverDover, Kent20 Nov 2013
Stags HeadFitzrovia, Central London09 Sep 2013
NortonCold Norton, Essex26 Aug 2013
Our Mutual FriendStevenage, Hertfordshire17 Aug 2013
The Lytton ArmsOld Knebworth, Hertfordshire17 Aug 2013
Halfway HouseBrenchley, Kent25 May 2013
1st East Dulwich Real Ale & Cider FestivalEast Dulwich, Greater London03 May 2013
Carpenters ArmsColdred, Kent19 Mar 2013
Hare & HoundsMaidstone, Kent16 Mar 2013
The Eleanor ArmsBow, Greater London05 Mar 2013
The Why NotWestgate-on-Sea, Kent26 Feb 2013
Ye Olde Thirsty PigMaidstone, Kent31 Jan 2013
Leyton Orient Supporters ClubLeyton, Greater London08 Jan 2013
The Flower PotMaidstone, Kent30 Dec 2012
01st Loughborough Winter Beer FestivalLoughborough, Leicestershire24 Nov 2012
The Oxted InnOxted, Surrey03 Sep 2012
The Sir John ArderneNewark, Nottinghamshire02 Sep 2012
The Society RoomsMaidstone, Kent01 Sep 2012
The Swatters CarrMiddlesbrough, North Yorkshire25 Aug 2012
The Great HarryWoolwich, Greater London04 Aug 2012
The County HotelAshford, Kent20 Jul 2012
The Crosse KeysCity, Central London18 Jul 2012
The Old OrchardHarefield, Greater London30 Jun 2012
Hooden Smokehouse & Cellar (formerly Hooden on the Hill)Willesborough, Kent05 May 2012
1st Angelfest Music and Beer Festival 2012Tonbridge, Kent21 Apr 2012
The Just ReproachDeal, Kent03 Mar 2012
Stile BridgeMarden, Kent03 Dec 2011
The Rising SunTwitton, Kent19 Aug 2011
Bull's HeadPratt's Bottom, Kent02 May 2011
The Yeoman (formerly Lion of Kent; Kentish Yeoman).Bearsted, Kent30 Apr 2011
Rushden Historical Transport SocietyRushden, Northamptonshire13 Oct 2010
The AlbionAmpthill, Bedfordshire21 Sep 2010
The Victory ClubSouth Norwood, Greater London30 Aug 2010
ChartersPeterborough, Cambridgeshire18 Oct 2009
The Foy BoatRamsgate, Kent05 Sep 2008
Crooked BilletColney Heath, Hertfordshire04 Apr 2008
The SportsmanCroxley Green, Hertfordshire01 Apr 2006
Ashford Rugby Club Beer Festival 2005Ashford, Kent04 Sep 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.

White Hart Tap, St Albans, Hertfordshire

Magnus GreelExcellent22 Apr 2024 Refreshing well rounded hoppy fruity dry fare for such a low ABV
Magnus GreelExcellent20 Jul 2018 Sweet earthy with a fruity banana hint, this was the most popular choice amongst our group including myself.

The Three Crowns, Bushey, Hertfordshire

AndrewExcellent30 Dec 2023 Excellent beer this. Malty watery bitter. Nice tartness on the finish with leafy hop.
AndrewNot Tried11 Mar 2017
AndrewNot Tried17 Jul 2010
AndrewExcellent11 Nov 2006 Initial grape juice flavours followed by a sharp grapefruit bite. Hints of lemon and orange. Bitter grapefruit finish.

The Five Bells, Eastry, Kent

Jack WilliamNot Tried09 Apr 2023

The Cock Tavern, Hackney, Greater London

Stephen HarrisNot Tried20 Feb 2020

The Harp, Charing Cross, Central London

Philip PirripNot Tried20 Jul 2019

Brocket Arms, Ayot St Lawrence, Hertfordshire

WittendenExcellent18 May 2019 A nettley,reliable Bitter.Seems to be the house beer here.

Grand Junction Arms, Bulbourne, Hertfordshire

Stephen HarrisExcellent13 May 2017 A very pleasant, amber-coloured Bitter.

Hamilton Hall, City, Central London

Stephen HarrisGood06 Mar 2017 I really like this light beer but don’t seem to see it much these days.

The West Gate Inn, Canterbury, Kent

Jack WilliamNot Tried11 Feb 2017

The George & Dragon, Wendover, Buckinghamshire

AndrewGood16 Jul 2016 Good toad.

The Black Horse, Tring, Hertfordshire

AndrewGood05 Mar 2016 Fresh zingy malty bitter

Tring Brewery Shop, Tring, Hertfordshire

AndrewNot Tried05 Mar 2016 Cask take-out

Royal Standard, Wooburn Common, Buckinghamshire

ChrisENot Tried21 Nov 2015

The Lamb, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire

ChrisEGood21 Oct 2015 Yeasty brownish head which soon went flat. A tasty pint but somewhat lacking in condition.

The Estcourt Arms, Watford, Hertfordshire

HSBNot Tried16 Jul 2015

The Flying Circus, Newark, Nottinghamshire

Philip PirripNot Tried29 Mar 2015

The White Lion, St Albans, Hertfordshire

Magnus GreelNot Tried03 Feb 2015
HSBGood01 May 2014

The Beehive, St Albans, Hertfordshire

AndrewNot Tried24 May 2014

Kings Head, Norwich, Norfolk

HSBNot Tried06 Mar 2014

Black Horse, Hertford, Hertfordshire

HSBNot Tried30 Jan 2014

Beer Shop, St Albans, Hertfordshire

Stephen HarrisNot Tried25 Jan 2014

Blakes of Dover, Dover, Kent

Jack WilliamNot Tried20 Nov 2013

Stags Head, Fitzrovia, Central London

Stephen HarrisGood09 Sep 2013 A very quaffable, balanced, pale beer. In excellent condition here.
HSBExcellent25 Jul 2012

Norton, Cold Norton, Essex

HSBNot Tried26 Aug 2013

Our Mutual Friend, Stevenage, Hertfordshire

Stephen HarrisNot Tried17 Aug 2013

The Lytton Arms, Old Knebworth, Hertfordshire

Stephen HarrisNot Tried17 Aug 2013
AndrewExcellent31 Dec 2011 Nettle hops, rich creamy body, green fruit. Really very lovely.

Halfway House, Brenchley, Kent

oz11Not Tried25 May 2013

1st East Dulwich Real Ale & Cider Festival, East Dulwich, Greater London

oz11Not Tried03 May 2013

Carpenters Arms, Coldred, Kent

Philip PirripGood19 Mar 2013 Slightly hazy but good zest

Hare & Hounds, Maidstone, Kent

BullsNot Tried16 Mar 2013

The Eleanor Arms, Bow, Greater London

Stephen HarrisGood05 Mar 2013

The Why Not, Westgate-on-Sea, Kent

Philip PirripNot Tried26 Feb 2013

Ye Olde Thirsty Pig, Maidstone, Kent

PedroExcellent31 Jan 2013

Leyton Orient Supporters Club, Leyton, Greater London

Stephen HarrisNot Tried08 Jan 2013

The Flower Pot, Maidstone, Kent

AngieNot Tried30 Dec 2012 Ran out
DosserNot Tried18 Oct 2009
PedroExcellent17 Oct 2009
PedroNot Tried16 Oct 2009
PedroGood15 Oct 2009
AngieNot Tried13 Oct 2009

01st Loughborough Winter Beer Festival, Loughborough, Leicestershire

AlenomoreNot Tried24 Nov 2012

The Oxted Inn, Oxted, Surrey

PedroNot Tried03 Sep 2012

The Sir John Arderne, Newark, Nottinghamshire

Philip PirripNot Tried02 Sep 2012

The Society Rooms, Maidstone, Kent

AlenomoreNot Tried01 Sep 2012
AlenomoreNot Tried31 Aug 2012
PedroGood28 Aug 2012
AlenomoreNot Tried29 Jul 2012
AlenomoreExcellent07 Jul 2012 On top form.
PedroExcellent01 Feb 2010

The Swatters Carr, Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire

McGargleExcellent25 Aug 2012 For a 'light' beer this was full bodied, some solid malt and excellent hop presence.

The Great Harry, Woolwich, Greater London

Philip PirripGood04 Aug 2012 Smarting a little at the price

The County Hotel, Ashford, Kent

ChrisENot Tried20 Jul 2012
ChrisEExcellent15 Jul 2012 A new cask to replace the Westerham Uppin Smoke
IanNot Tried10 Jan 2010

The Crosse Keys, City, Central London

Stephen HarrisNot Tried18 Jul 2012

The Old Orchard, Harefield, Greater London

Stephen HarrisNot Tried30 Jun 2012

Hooden Smokehouse & Cellar (formerly Hooden on the Hill), Willesborough, Kent

AndrewExcellent05 May 2012 So good I had 4 pints

1st Angelfest Music and Beer Festival 2012, Tonbridge, Kent

oz11Excellent21 Apr 2012

The Just Reproach, Deal, Kent

MickExcellent03 Mar 2012 I liked this,full on citrus from cascade hops, clean crisp taste, lovely finish.
ChrisEGood21 Dec 2011

Stile Bridge, Marden, Kent

PedroExcellent03 Dec 2011

The Rising Sun, Twitton, Kent

PedroExcellent19 Aug 2011

Bull's Head, Pratt's Bottom, Kent

PedroGood02 May 2011
PedroGood02 May 2011

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

PedroNot Tried30 Apr 2011

Rushden Historical Transport Society, Rushden, Northamptonshire

StephenExcellent13 Oct 2010 A great session ale herbal citrus hops on a good malty base

The Albion, Ampthill, Bedfordshire

StephenExcellent21 Sep 2010 Good tasty session ale

The Victory Club, South Norwood, Greater London

ChrisEExcellent30 Aug 2010 Straw coloured, citrus notes and a dry finish.

Charters, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

StephenExceptional18 Oct 2009 Quite simply the best session bitter I have tasted in my life, I was the worst for wear in a great mood from pubs i had found but that was a Purple Haze moment it blows you away

The Foy Boat, Ramsgate, Kent

BlairNot Tried05 Sep 2008
AndrewNot Tried21 Aug 2008
BlairNot Tried17 Aug 2008
BlairAcceptable16 Aug 2008 Nice malty bitter, nothing fancy. Not terribly exciting, was hoping for more from the name.

Crooked Billet, Colney Heath, Hertfordshire

AndrewGood04 Apr 2008 Yellow-brown colour. Sulphourous malt with syrup. Shorted lived, but sharp, bitter finish.

The Sportsman, Croxley Green, Hertfordshire

AndrewGood01 Apr 2006 A light brown beer with a soft mouth feel. It had initial marigold flavours rapidly followed by a base lemon bitterness.

Ashford Rugby Club Beer Festival 2005, Ashford, Kent

IanGood04 Sep 2005 Amber good hop nose, bit sherberty. Some orange and citrus. More orange citrus in mouth leads to a crisp finish

Tring Side Pocket for a Toad

3.60% ABV.

We have tried this beer 41 times.

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

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