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Wantsum Hengist

PubAddressLast Visit Seen
The Long PondEltham, Greater London05 Mar 2022
This Ancient Boro'Tenterden, Kent02 May 2021
Royal Victoria PavilionRamsgate, Kent08 Sep 2020
The Eight BellsDover, Kent31 Aug 2019
The Black DogWhitstable, Kent27 Apr 2019
The Mechanical ElephantMargate, Kent09 Jan 2019
The Hovelling Boat InnRamsgate, Kent31 Mar 2018
Artillery ArmsRamsgate, Kent26 Jul 2017
The County HotelAshford, Kent12 Dec 2016
The LanesDover, Kent10 May 2016
The West Gate InnCanterbury, Kent15 Aug 2015
The Door HingeWelling, Greater London20 Jun 2015
The Society RoomsMaidstone, Kent16 May 2015
The Anchor InnWingham, Kent17 Jan 2015
The Man of Kent Ale HouseRochester, Kent03 Sep 2014
The Thomas IngoldsbyCanterbury, Kent23 Sep 2013
Bake & AlehouseWestgate-on-Sea, Kent13 Jul 2013
Orpington Liberal ClubOrpington, Greater London22 Feb 2013
White Cliffs Beer Festival 2013Dover, Kent01 Feb 2013
The Conqueror AlehouseRamsgate, Kent31 Jan 2013
Post Office VaultsBirmingham, West Midlands28 Jan 2013
The Firkin AlehouseFolkestone, Kent23 Nov 2012
The PhoenixCanterbury, Kent09 Mar 2012
The Theobald ArmsGrays, Essex12 Feb 2012
The Rum PuncheonGravesend, Kent26 Jan 2012
Bull InnWest Malling, Kent28 Oct 2011
Leas Lift Beer FestivalFolkestone, Kent23 Sep 2011
The Saxon ShoreHerne Bay, Kent25 Jun 2011
Cherry TreeCanterbury, Kent01 Oct 2010
East Malling Beer & Cider Festival 2010East Malling, Kent04 Sep 2010
The Flower PotMaidstone, Kent06 May 2010
White Cliffs Beer Festival 2010Dover, Kent05 Feb 2010

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 Long Pond, Eltham, Greater London

Philip PirripNot Tried05 Mar 2022
Philip PirripNot Tried24 Jul 2021
Philip PirripNot Tried30 Nov 2018
Philip PirripGood02 Aug 2018
Philip PirripExcellent30 Jul 2018 Fresh on at 5pm opening. In top notch form and very refreshing
Philip PirripNot Tried04 Feb 2015

This Ancient Boro', Tenterden, Kent

Magnus GreelNot Tried02 May 2021

Royal Victoria Pavilion, Ramsgate, Kent

DosserExcellent08 Sep 2020 Great pint and temperature
DosserGood05 Jul 2020 Went down well but not as good as it can be.
DosserExcellent22 Jul 2018 Top pint.

The Eight Bells, Dover, Kent

Philip PirripAcceptable31 Aug 2019 Houston, we have a problem comes to mind. Not the first odd Wantsum beer I have encountered recently. This had an overly zingy tang and was hazy. Production problem somewhere?
Philip PirripExcellent09 Mar 2013

The Black Dog, Whitstable, Kent

WittendenNot Tried27 Apr 2019

The Mechanical Elephant, Margate, Kent

beery steveNot Tried09 Jan 2019
beery steveExcellent10 Sep 2018 Very Malty

The Hovelling Boat Inn, Ramsgate, Kent

Philip PirripNot Tried31 Mar 2018
ChrisENot Tried02 Feb 2016

Artillery Arms, Ramsgate, Kent

DosserAcceptable26 Jul 2017 Last one out. Ok but not very exciting
DosserNot Tried26 Aug 2015
DosserGood06 Aug 2015
thebrewingmanPoor18 Nov 2014 Not in the best condition and changed without question when returned.

The County Hotel, Ashford, Kent

Magnus GreelExcellent12 Dec 2016 This was very nice so decided to stay loyal for the duration. Flavours of biscuit malt balancing a long fruit hop.

The Lanes, Dover, Kent

Philip PirripGood10 May 2016
ChrisENot Tried26 Aug 2015

The West Gate Inn, Canterbury, Kent

AndrewNot Tried15 Aug 2015
AlenomoreNot Tried11 Aug 2013
BlairGood22 Oct 2010 I was pleasantly surprised by this one. Bready, biscuity ale with a little caramel and fruit. Not too shabby.
AlenomoreExceptional24 Jul 2010 In good condition.

The Door Hinge, Welling, Greater London

Philip PirripExcellent20 Jun 2015
Philip PirripNot Tried19 Jun 2015

The Society Rooms, Maidstone, Kent

Philip PirripGood16 May 2015 Good mouthfeel
DosserGood07 Mar 2015
TobesNot Tried31 Jan 2015
TobesNot Tried06 Dec 2014
TobesNot Tried22 Nov 2014
TobesNot Tried13 Sep 2014
TobesNot Tried21 Apr 2014
TobesNot Tried21 Mar 2014
TobesNot Tried01 Feb 2014
TobesNot Tried11 Jan 2014
DosserExcellent08 Nov 2013
TobesExcellent14 Jul 2013

The Anchor Inn, Wingham, Kent

AndrewExcellent17 Jan 2015 Good condition. Soft in the mouth. Hint of marzipan. Rich light brown colour

The Man of Kent Ale House, Rochester, Kent

Philip PirripNot Tried03 Sep 2014
AlenomoreGood04 Dec 2011

The Thomas Ingoldsby, Canterbury, Kent

AlenomoreNot Tried23 Sep 2013
AlenomoreNot Tried11 Dec 2011

Bake & Alehouse, Westgate-on-Sea, Kent

John BNot Tried13 Jul 2013

Orpington Liberal Club, Orpington, Greater London

oz11Not Tried22 Feb 2013

White Cliffs Beer Festival 2013, Dover, Kent

Philip PirripNot Tried01 Feb 2013

The Conqueror Alehouse, Ramsgate, Kent

Philip PirripExcellent31 Jan 2013 Superbly floral
ChrisENot Tried30 Sep 2011

Post Office Vaults, Birmingham, West Midlands

Philip PirripNot Tried28 Jan 2013

The Firkin Alehouse, Folkestone, Kent

IanNot Tried23 Nov 2012
ChrisEGood23 Nov 2012
IanNot Tried22 Nov 2012
IanAcceptable21 Nov 2012 I still think Wantsum can be a bit hit and miss. This was fine, quite malty worty on the aroma.

The Phoenix, Canterbury, Kent

AndrewNot Tried09 Mar 2012
AndrewNot Tried18 Feb 2012
BlairNot Tried13 Apr 2011
AndrewNot Tried06 Jan 2011
AndrewNot Tried06 Aug 2010

The Theobald Arms, Grays, Essex

Stephen HarrisGood12 Feb 2012 Golden/amber colour, heavy, earthy malt.

The Rum Puncheon, Gravesend, Kent

Martin the MildmanAcceptable26 Jan 2012 Deep gold coloured best bitter with a bitter hop character and a hint of citrus fruit in the dry finish. My score 14/20.

Bull Inn, West Malling, Kent

PedroNot Tried28 Oct 2011

Leas Lift Beer Festival, Folkestone, Kent

thebrewingmanExcellent23 Sep 2011

The Saxon Shore, Herne Bay, Kent

AndrewAcceptable25 Jun 2011 Pale gold. A bit hazy. Smoky, bit of perspex, strong grassy hop finish

Cherry Tree, Canterbury, Kent

pavorossiGood01 Oct 2010

East Malling Beer & Cider Festival 2010, East Malling, Kent

AlenomoreNot Tried04 Sep 2010

The Flower Pot, Maidstone, Kent

PedroExcellent06 May 2010

White Cliffs Beer Festival 2010, Dover, Kent

IanAcceptable05 Feb 2010 Orange gold colour with lasting thin white head. Earthy aroma. Earthy in mouth. Bit muddy. Ok.

Wantsum Hengist

5.00% ABV.

We have tried this beer 32 times.

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

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