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Whitstable Kentish Reserve

PubAddressLast Visit Seen
The Magnet MicropubBroadstairs, Kent09 Aug 2019
The LanesDover, Kent23 Jul 2019
The Long PondEltham, Greater London02 Feb 2019
White Cliffs Beer Festival 2019Dover, Kent01 Feb 2019
The Rusty BucketEltham, Greater London28 May 2018
White Cliffs Beer Festival 2018Dover, Kent02 Feb 2018
The Mechanical ElephantMargate, Kent28 Jul 2017
The Peter CushingWhitstable, Kent15 Jul 2017
White Cliffs Beer Festival 2017Dover, Kent03 Feb 2017
The Creeker's Tap (formerly The Corner Tap)Faversham, Kent15 Dec 2016
The New InnCanterbury, Kent02 Dec 2016
The West Gate InnCanterbury, Kent02 Dec 2016
The Brunswick InnDerby, Derbyshire24 Nov 2016
White Cliffs Beer Festival 2016Dover, Kent05 Feb 2016
Harbour ArmsMargate, Kent02 Aug 2015
The Conqueror AlehouseRamsgate, Kent30 Jul 2015
The Society RoomsMaidstone, Kent27 Jun 2015
The Red LionHernhill, Kent09 Apr 2015
Old Cross TavernHertford, Hertfordshire17 Feb 2015
White Cliffs Beer Festival 2015Dover, Kent07 Feb 2015
The Humphrey BeanTonbridge, Kent24 Oct 2014
The Flower PotMaidstone, Kent28 Sep 2014
The Leading LightFaversham, Kent13 Sep 2014
Catford Constitutional ClubCatford, Greater London11 Sep 2014
Claret & AleAddiscombe, Greater London28 Feb 2014
White Cliffs Beer Festival 2014Dover, Kent07 Feb 2014
The WindmillSevenoaks Weald, Kent07 Dec 2013
Red LionLeytonstone, Greater London14 Nov 2013
Ales of the UnexpectedWestbrook, Kent01 Oct 2013
The Thomas IngoldsbyCanterbury, Kent23 Sep 2013
Cherry TreeCanterbury, Kent23 Sep 2013
The Samuel PetoFolkestone, Kent18 Aug 2013
The Saxon ShoreHerne Bay, Kent11 Aug 2013
The Hovelling Boat InnRamsgate, Kent31 May 2013
White Cliffs Beer Festival 2013Dover, Kent01 Feb 2013
Bull InnWest Malling, Kent30 Dec 2012
Ye Olde Thirsty PigMaidstone, Kent26 Oct 2011
The ChambersFolkestone, Kent06 Sep 2011
Lobster Shack (formerly The Whitstable Brewery Bar)Whitstable, Kent22 Jul 2011
Bowl InnCharing, Kent17 Jul 2011
The Churchill TavernRamsgate, Kent06 Jun 2011
The Yeoman (formerly Lion of Kent, Kentish Yeoman).Bearsted, Kent30 Apr 2011
Artillery ArmsRamsgate, Kent02 Mar 2011
Stile BridgeMarden, Kent24 Feb 2011
The Man of Kent Ale HouseRochester, Kent15 Feb 2011
The ElephantFaversham, Kent05 Sep 2010
Lenham Working Mens ClubLenham, Kent22 May 2010
The UnicornBekesbourne, Kent29 Aug 2009
The Old Brewery TavernCanterbury, Kent24 May 2009

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 Magnet Micropub, Broadstairs, Kent

Magnus GreelNot Tried09 Aug 2019

The Lanes, Dover, Kent

Jack WilliamNot Tried23 Jul 2019
Jack WilliamNot Tried25 Feb 2015

The Long Pond, Eltham, Greater London

Philip PirripNot Tried02 Feb 2019
Philip PirripNot Tried19 Jan 2019
Philip PirripExcellent12 Jul 2018 Magnificent refreshing pint on another balmy night

White Cliffs Beer Festival 2019, Dover, Kent

Philip PirripNot Tried01 Feb 2019

The Rusty Bucket, Eltham, Greater London

Philip PirripAcceptable28 May 2018 Disappointing, came across as fresh and with the lack of the usual clean bitterness

White Cliffs Beer Festival 2018, Dover, Kent

Philip PirripNot Tried02 Feb 2018 Fobbing on serving every pint, so lively

The Mechanical Elephant, Margate, Kent

DosserGood28 Jul 2017 Not bad
Philip PirripAcceptable24 Sep 2016 Bordering on poor, very tired pint
Philip PirripExcellent26 Feb 2013
Philip PirripExcellent04 Jul 2012 The second one out was slightly cooler and better condition. At £2.15 pp for a 5% flavoursome local ale perhaps the best value in Kent

The Peter Cushing, Whitstable, Kent

Joe GargeryGood15 Jul 2017
AndrewNot Tried04 Dec 2015
AndrewNot Tried09 Oct 2013
AndrewGood24 Mar 2013 £1.08 a half! Is it 1995? Anyway this is a light brown beer with a clean juicy palate. Good condition. Thin body.

White Cliffs Beer Festival 2017, Dover, Kent

Philip PirripAcceptable03 Feb 2017 OK but not right, massive yeast tastes

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

Philip PirripAcceptable15 Dec 2016 Rather metallic

The New Inn, Canterbury, Kent

AndrewNot Tried02 Dec 2016

The West Gate Inn, Canterbury, Kent

AndrewAcceptable02 Dec 2016

The Brunswick Inn, Derby, Derbyshire

Magnus GreelNot Tried24 Nov 2016

White Cliffs Beer Festival 2016, Dover, Kent

Philip PirripNot Tried05 Feb 2016

Harbour Arms, Margate, Kent

DosserGood02 Aug 2015

The Conqueror Alehouse, Ramsgate, Kent

Philip PirripNot Tried30 Jul 2015 Ran out as I was about to order one
Philip PirripExcellent13 Sep 2013

The Society Rooms, Maidstone, Kent

TobesNot Tried27 Jun 2015
TobesNot Tried07 Feb 2015
TobesNot Tried31 Jan 2015
TobesNot Tried02 Aug 2014
TobesNot Tried21 Apr 2014
TobesNot Tried08 Feb 2014
ChrisENot Tried15 Jan 2014
TobesNot Tried16 Nov 2013
AlenomoreNot Tried08 Sep 2013
TobesNot Tried07 Sep 2013
AlenomoreNot Tried26 Aug 2013
AlenomoreNot Tried17 Aug 2013
AlenomoreNot Tried11 Aug 2013
AlenomoreNot Tried08 Aug 2013
Toby Not Tried13 Jun 2013
DosserAcceptable17 Mar 2013 Took 5 mins to pour without the sparkler. Tired and unremarkable.
BullsNot Tried16 Mar 2013
PedroExcellent05 Mar 2013
PedroNot Tried04 Jan 2013 Run out

The Red Lion, Hernhill, Kent

AndrewNot Tried09 Apr 2015

Old Cross Tavern, Hertford, Hertfordshire

HSBNot Tried17 Feb 2015

White Cliffs Beer Festival 2015, Dover, Kent

oz11Acceptable07 Feb 2015
Philip PirripNot Tried06 Feb 2015

The Humphrey Bean, Tonbridge, Kent

oz11Not Tried24 Oct 2014

The Flower Pot, Maidstone, Kent

DosserNot Tried28 Sep 2014
TobesNot Tried27 Sep 2014
PedroExcellent10 Sep 2012
DosserExcellent29 Mar 2009 Lovely beer.

The Leading Light, Faversham, Kent

ChrisENot Tried13 Sep 2014
Philip PirripAcceptable25 Jun 2013 Too cold and really not in best condition
Philip PirripExcellent29 Apr 2012 One pump clip said Kentish Reserve - the other said Naval Reserve. Always good Whitstable here. A full bodied and malty brew

Catford Constitutional Club, Catford, Greater London

Philip PirripExcellent11 Sep 2014

Claret & Ale, Addiscombe, Greater London

Philip PirripExcellent28 Feb 2014
Philip PirripNot Tried29 Aug 2013

White Cliffs Beer Festival 2014, Dover, Kent

Philip PirripNot Tried07 Feb 2014 Ran out

The Windmill, Sevenoaks Weald, Kent

thebrewingmanNot Tried07 Dec 2013
thebrewingmanNot Tried13 Jan 2013

Red Lion, Leytonstone, Greater London

Stephen HarrisNot Tried14 Nov 2013

Ales of the Unexpected, Westbrook, Kent

Philip PirripExcellent01 Oct 2013

The Thomas Ingoldsby, Canterbury, Kent

AlenomoreNot Tried23 Sep 2013

Cherry Tree, Canterbury, Kent

AlenomoreNot Tried23 Sep 2013

The Samuel Peto, Folkestone, Kent

AlenomoreNot Tried18 Aug 2013
AlenomoreNot Tried25 Nov 2012
AlenomoreNot Tried29 Jul 2012
IanNot Tried31 Mar 2010

The Saxon Shore, Herne Bay, Kent

AlenomoreNot Tried11 Aug 2013

The Hovelling Boat Inn, Ramsgate, Kent

Philip PirripExcellent31 May 2013

White Cliffs Beer Festival 2013, Dover, Kent

Philip PirripNot Tried01 Feb 2013

Bull Inn, West Malling, Kent

PedroExcellent30 Dec 2012
PedroExcellent28 Oct 2011

Ye Olde Thirsty Pig, Maidstone, Kent

PedroGood26 Oct 2011

The Chambers, Folkestone, Kent

ChrisENot Tried06 Sep 2011
IanGood23 Aug 2010 Chris said that it had only been on half an hour and this was fresh and very good indeed especially from a brewery I don't always like.
IanNot Tried17 Jun 2010
AlenomoreNot Tried03 Apr 2010 Available.
IanNot Tried09 Feb 2010
IanNot Tried24 Sep 2009
IanNot Tried18 Sep 2009
IanNot Tried23 Jun 2009

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

PedroNot Tried22 Jul 2011

Bowl Inn, Charing, Kent

PedroExcellent17 Jul 2011

The Churchill Tavern, Ramsgate, Kent

BlairNot Tried06 Jun 2011
BlairNot Tried10 Dec 2009
BlairNot Tried28 Mar 2009
BlairNot Tried09 Oct 2008
BlairGood20 Jun 2008 Don't normally like this brewery, but this beer was really nice. Very fruity with nice mouthfeel.
BlairNot Tried28 May 2008

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

PedroGood30 Apr 2011

Artillery Arms, Ramsgate, Kent

BlairNot Tried02 Mar 2011
BlairNot Tried14 Mar 2010
BlairNot Tried31 Oct 2009
BlairNot Tried09 Oct 2009
BlairNot Tried07 Mar 2009
BlairAcceptable25 Feb 2009 Not a fan of the Whitstable brewery and this did nothing to change my opinion. Bland and uninspired.
IanGood22 Nov 2008 Copper. Very distinctive hop aroma. That's pretty good. Nice tangerine fruit, excellent earthy hops. I'm quite impressed. Very drinkable tangerine hoppy strong bitter. Good spice on finish.
BlairNot Tried05 Sep 2008
BlairNot Tried13 Jul 2008
BlairNot Tried19 Apr 2008

Stile Bridge, Marden, Kent

PedroNot Tried24 Feb 2011

The Man of Kent Ale House, Rochester, Kent

ChrisENot Tried15 Feb 2011

The Elephant, Faversham, Kent

PedroExcellent05 Sep 2010

Lenham Working Mens Club, Lenham, Kent

AlenomoreExceptional22 May 2010 My beer of the festival. Top class.
PedroExcellent21 May 2010

The Unicorn, Bekesbourne, Kent

AndrewNot Tried29 Aug 2009

The Old Brewery Tavern, Canterbury, Kent

IanAcceptable24 May 2009 Malty and syrupy strong bitter.
BrianExcellent16 May 2009 Clear mid brown with constant foam head. Slight sweaty hop aroma. Good hit of fruit in the body and clear dry finish. Really very good and not a noticeably strong ale.

Whitstable Kentish Reserve

5.00% ABV.

We have tried this beer 38 times.

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

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