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Old Dairy Gold Top

PubAddressLast Visit Seen
Bell & CrownCanterbury, Kent30 Sep 2021
Woolpack HotelTenterden, Kent24 Aug 2020
The Made InnAshford, Kent11 Jul 2020
The Long PondEltham, Greater London07 Jul 2018
The County HotelAshford, Kent30 Jun 2018
Royal Victoria PavilionRamsgate, Kent12 Apr 2018
The River Ale HouseEast Greenwich, Greater London10 Oct 2017
The Milk HouseSissinghurst, Kent29 Jul 2017
The Broken DrumBlackfen, Greater London03 Jul 2017
The Mash TunDover, Kent10 Dec 2016
Earl of ClarendonSandgate, Kent16 Oct 2016
Weald of Kent Ploughing Match 2016Sissinghurst, Kent17 Sep 2016
One Inn The WoodPetts Wood, Greater London08 Sep 2016
The Butchers ArmsHerne, Kent24 Aug 2016
Copper PottleBeltinge, Kent08 Jun 2016
The Thomas Tallis AlehouseCanterbury, Kent22 Apr 2016
Kipps' AlehouseFolkestone, Kent09 Feb 2016
The LanesDover, Kent28 Jan 2016
The George & DragonFordwich, Kent09 Jan 2016
The Two HalvesMargate, Kent27 Nov 2015
The Honest MillerBrook, Kent29 Sep 2015
The ChapelBroadstairs, Kent23 Jul 2015
The Churchill TavernRamsgate, Kent22 May 2015
The Dog House Pub (formerly The Dog House & Vinyl Micropub)Smeeth, Kent13 May 2015
The Red LionLenham, Kent20 Mar 2015
The Door HingeWelling, Greater London12 Dec 2014
The Crooked BilletClapton, Greater London12 Nov 2014
The Compass AlehouseGravesend, Kent05 Nov 2014
The Kings ArmsUpper Upnor, Kent14 Sep 2014
The George & DragonSwanscombe, Kent10 Aug 2014
The White Lion HotelTenterden, Kent08 Aug 2014
Kitty FisherBenenden, Kent17 Jun 2014
6th K&ES Railway Beer Festival 2014Tenterden, Kent14 Jun 2014
Biddenden Vineyards "Taste the best of Produced in Kent"Biddenden, Kent08 Jun 2014
3rd Angelfest Music and Beer Festival 2014Tonbridge, Kent31 May 2014
The Vine GoudhurstGoudhurst, Kent04 Apr 2014
Blacksmiths ArmsWillesborough, Kent03 Apr 2014
Bake & AlehouseWestgate-on-Sea, Kent02 Apr 2014
The Hop PocketBossingham, Kent24 Feb 2014
The WoodcockIden Green, Kent18 Jan 2014
The White HartNewenden, Kent11 Jan 2014
The Flower PotMaidstone, Kent14 Dec 2013
Old FountainOld Street, Central London02 Dec 2013
The Three MarinersHythe, Kent24 Oct 2013
DrakesMaidstone, Kent04 Oct 2013
Ypres Castle InnRye, East Sussex20 Sep 2013
Bell InnSt Nicholas-at-Wade, Kent23 Aug 2013
Three ChimneysBiddenden, Kent15 Aug 2013
The PloughStalisfield Green, Kent20 Jul 2013
The Firkin AlehouseFolkestone, Kent19 Jun 2013
The Gun & SpitroastHorsmonden, Kent25 May 2013
Crabble Corn Mill Beer Festival 2013Dover, Kent24 May 2013
2nd Angelfest Music and Beer Festival 2013Tonbridge, Kent27 Apr 2013
The Tankerton ArmsTankerton, Kent04 Apr 2013
The Tickled TroutWye, Kent17 Mar 2013
The WindmillHollingbourne, Kent26 Jan 2013
Halfway HouseBrenchley, Kent12 Jan 2013
The Bell InnIvychurch, Kent05 Jan 2013
Ye Olde Thirsty PigMaidstone, Kent25 Nov 2012
The Kings ArmsOffham, Kent17 Nov 2012
The Royal OakMersham, Kent05 Oct 2012
The Four Candles AlehouseSt Peter's, Kent04 Sep 2012
Carousel LoungeHythe, Kent26 Aug 2012
Lord RaglanStaplehurst, Kent02 Aug 2012
Robin HoodBlue Bell Hill, Kent24 Jun 2012
The Black Horse InnThurnham, Kent14 Jun 2012
The BullBrenchley, Kent04 Jun 2012
The Lifeboat Ale & Cider HouseMargate, Kent24 May 2012
The Bowl InnHastingleigh, Kent12 May 2012
The Vigo InnFairseat, Kent05 Apr 2012
The Rose of EnglandRamsgate, Kent23 Nov 2011
Bull InnWest Malling, Kent28 Oct 2011
The Chequers InnPetham, Kent22 Oct 2011
The BedfordTunbridge Wells, Kent29 Aug 2011
Sissinghurst Castle Smallholders FairSissinghurst, Kent14 Aug 2011
White HorseChilham, Kent22 Jul 2011
Bowl InnCharing, Kent17 Jul 2011
Black GriffinCanterbury, Kent11 Jun 2011
The Man of Kent Ale HouseRochester, Kent09 Jun 2011
The WheatsheafMaidstone, Kent27 May 2011
The BerryWalmer, Kent25 May 2011
The Royal OakBlean, Kent07 May 2011
The PhoenixCanterbury, Kent15 Mar 2011
The LocomotiveAshford, Kent21 Oct 2010
The HaywainBramling, Kent25 Sep 2010
Louis ArmstrongDover, Kent11 Sep 2010
The ElephantFaversham, Kent05 Sep 2010
King George VBrompton, Kent05 Sep 2010
Smallhythe Place Beer and Music Festival 2010Smallhythe, Kent04 Sep 2010
East Malling Beer & Cider Festival 2010East Malling, Kent04 Sep 2010
The George HotelAshford, Kent26 Aug 2010
The HawkenburyHawkenbury, Kent09 Jul 2010
The DolphinLydd, Kent29 Jun 2010
2nd K&ES Railway Beer Festival 2010Tenterden, Kent12 Jun 2010
Stile BridgeMarden, Kent28 May 2010
Planet Thanet Easter Beer Festival 2010Margate, Kent02 Apr 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.

Bell & Crown, Canterbury, Kent

Archie14Not Tried30 Sep 2021
AndrewNot Tried09 Jun 2015
AndrewNot Tried22 Nov 2014
AndrewNot Tried04 Oct 2014
AndrewNot Tried19 Sep 2014
AndrewNot Tried05 Sep 2014
Archie14Excellent03 Jan 2014 Last pint out the cask but good till the end :)
BrianExcellent21 Dec 2013 Really like this beer. Stewed sweet fruit and hops.
AndrewNot Tried21 Dec 2013
AndrewNot Tried22 Nov 2013
AndrewNot Tried12 Nov 2013
AlenomoreNot Tried23 Sep 2013
AndrewNot Tried31 Aug 2013
AndrewNot Tried02 Aug 2013
AndrewNot Tried23 Jul 2013
AndrewGood20 Apr 2013 Not my favourite Old Dairy but Tony thought it was excellent.
AndrewNot Tried08 Feb 2013
MickGood24 May 2011 Nice pint, nothing exceptional but OK.
AndrewNot Tried24 May 2011
AndrewNot Tried05 May 2011
AndrewNot Tried11 Feb 2011
AndrewGood28 Jan 2011 Bread-dough and tangerines. Nice

Woolpack Hotel, Tenterden, Kent

Magnus GreelGood24 Aug 2020
ChrisENot Tried01 Aug 2012 On gravity dispense.

The Made Inn, Ashford, Kent

ChrisEGood11 Jul 2020

The Long Pond, Eltham, Greater London

Philip PirripNot Tried07 Jul 2018
Philip PirripNot Tried09 Aug 2016
Philip PirripNot Tried16 Dec 2014

The County Hotel, Ashford, Kent

AndrewNot Tried30 Jun 2018

Royal Victoria Pavilion, Ramsgate, Kent

Jack WilliamNot Tried12 Apr 2018
DosserGood30 Jan 2018 Much better

The River Ale House, East Greenwich, Greater London

Philip PirripNot Tried10 Oct 2017
Philip PirripNot Tried08 Oct 2017

The Milk House, Sissinghurst, Kent

WittendenNot Tried29 Jul 2017
WittendenNot Tried20 May 2016

The Broken Drum, Blackfen, Greater London

Philip PirripAcceptable03 Jul 2017
Philip PirripNot Tried15 Aug 2016

The Mash Tun, Dover, Kent

Philip PirripGood10 Dec 2016 A distinctive full on flavour

Earl of Clarendon, Sandgate, Kent

Stephen HarrisExcellent16 Oct 2016 Golden, full-bodied, tasty and satisfying.

Weald of Kent Ploughing Match 2016, Sissinghurst, Kent

WittendenNot Tried17 Sep 2016

One Inn The Wood, Petts Wood, Greater London

Philip PirripAcceptable08 Sep 2016 Zingy mouthfeel but head and condition disappeared almost immediately and it was quite flat once a third of the way down the glass

The Butchers Arms, Herne, Kent

Philip PirripGood24 Aug 2016
AndrewNot Tried08 Jul 2016
MickNot Tried16 Feb 2016
IanNot Tried28 Jul 2012
MickNot Tried14 Jul 2012
ChrisENot Tried14 Jul 2012
MickNot Tried25 Feb 2012
BlairAcceptable03 Aug 2011 Wasn't blown away by this one, shame as every other beer from this brewery has been fantastic.
AndrewNot Tried08 Oct 2010
GlynExceptional03 Sep 2010 I think most people were drinking this at some stage or other so it had to be good.In fact even with my poor sense of smell I was able to detect a lot of grapefruit, luvly!!
AndrewNot Tried02 Sep 2010

Copper Pottle, Beltinge, Kent

BaymartNot Tried08 Jun 2016
BaymartGood13 Aug 2015 Another good quality beer, and regularly found at the Copper Pottle
Philip PirripNot Tried30 Jun 2015

The Thomas Tallis Alehouse, Canterbury, Kent

AndrewNot Tried22 Apr 2016

Kipps' Alehouse, Folkestone, Kent

ChrisENot Tried09 Feb 2016

The Lanes, Dover, Kent

ChrisENot Tried28 Jan 2016

The George & Dragon, Fordwich, Kent

Jack WilliamGood09 Jan 2016 Light,fruity pint in very good condition.
Jack WilliamNot Tried17 Sep 2015

The Two Halves, Margate, Kent

DosserExcellent27 Nov 2015 The mark of a good pub is when they serve you something you think you wont like and it turns out to be superb. Well done that man.

The Honest Miller, Brook, Kent

TrevorNot Tried29 Sep 2015 Unavailable
TrevorNot Tried16 Sep 2015 Unavailable

The Chapel, Broadstairs, Kent

DosserAcceptable23 Jul 2015 Pretty lifeless
Stephen HarrisNot Tried20 Sep 2013
IanGood04 Sep 2012 Cooler temp than at Four Candles but naybe not quite as hoppy. Arh the joys of cask beer.
Philip PirripExcellent07 Aug 2012 Maybe my buds but not quite the finesse of the earlier pint
Philip PirripExceptional07 Aug 2012 5 stars in peak condition. A great find tonight
ChrisEExcellent04 Aug 2012
AndrewNot Tried03 Aug 2012

The Churchill Tavern, Ramsgate, Kent

DosserNot Tried22 May 2015

The Dog House Pub (formerly The Dog House & Vinyl Micropub), Smeeth, Kent

ChrisEExcellent13 May 2015

The Red Lion, Lenham, Kent

DosserAcceptable20 Mar 2015 Started off good but lost its flavour

The Door Hinge, Welling, Greater London

Philip PirripExcellent12 Dec 2014

The Crooked Billet, Clapton, Greater London

Stephen HarrisNot Tried12 Nov 2014

The Compass Alehouse, Gravesend, Kent

Philip PirripGood05 Nov 2014

The Kings Arms, Upper Upnor, Kent

thebrewingmanExcellent14 Sep 2014

The George & Dragon, Swanscombe, Kent

Philip PirripNot Tried10 Aug 2014
Philip PirripGood09 Aug 2014 Rebranded with new circular pumpclip

The White Lion Hotel, Tenterden, Kent

ChrisEGood08 Aug 2014 A little too sweet for my liking.
thebrewingmanExcellent04 Apr 2014

Kitty Fisher, Benenden, Kent

thebrewingmanExcellent17 Jun 2014 In very good condition.
DosserGood07 Jun 2014
WittendenExcellent12 Apr 2014 Solid Gold Top:clean citrus, herb tea.
Jack WilliamGood06 Apr 2014 Good condition and body. Well rounded and malty .

6th K&ES Railway Beer Festival 2014, Tenterden, Kent

Archie14Not Tried14 Jun 2014

Biddenden Vineyards "Taste the best of Produced in Kent", Biddenden, Kent

WittendenNot Tried08 Jun 2014 Sold out.
WittendenNot Tried09 Jun 2013

3rd Angelfest Music and Beer Festival 2014, Tonbridge, Kent

oz11Not Tried31 May 2014

The Vine Goudhurst, Goudhurst, Kent

thebrewingmanNot Tried04 Apr 2014

Blacksmiths Arms, Willesborough, Kent

ChrisENot Tried03 Apr 2014

Bake & Alehouse, Westgate-on-Sea, Kent

Philip PirripNot Tried02 Apr 2014

The Hop Pocket, Bossingham, Kent

MickNot Tried24 Feb 2014
MickGood28 Mar 2013 Well balanced pale session bitter.
BlairGood24 Aug 2012 Light and hoppy pale ale, exactly what you expect.

The Woodcock, Iden Green, Kent

WittendenAcceptable18 Jan 2014 Not at its best.Pinched.
WittendenExcellent27 Dec 2013 Golden:stewed fruit,citrus.
WittendenNot Tried23 Nov 2013

The White Hart, Newenden, Kent

ChrisENot Tried11 Jan 2014
IanNot Tried11 Jan 2014

The Flower Pot, Maidstone, Kent

DosserNot Tried14 Dec 2013
TobesExcellent13 Dec 2013
DosserNot Tried23 Nov 2013
PedroNot Tried07 Feb 2013
PedroNot Tried29 Jan 2013
PedroNot Tried28 Jan 2013
PedroNot Tried23 Nov 2012
DosserNot Tried06 Oct 2012
PedroNot Tried04 Oct 2012
DosserNot Tried16 Sep 2010
PedroExcellent14 Sep 2010
DosserNot Tried26 May 2010
PedroNot Tried26 May 2010
PedroNot Tried06 May 2010

Old Fountain, Old Street, Central London

Philip PirripExcellent02 Dec 2013 Fully bittered

The Three Mariners, Hythe, Kent

ChrisEGood24 Oct 2013 Too cold for my liking, and causing condensation on the outside of the glass.
IanAcceptable27 May 2010 Better than when I had it first time, ok golden ale.

Drakes, Maidstone, Kent

TobesExcellent04 Oct 2013

Ypres Castle Inn, Rye, East Sussex

Philip PirripNot Tried20 Sep 2013
thebrewingmanExcellent30 Dec 2012 Nice and citrussy.

Bell Inn, St Nicholas-at-Wade, Kent

John BNot Tried23 Aug 2013

Three Chimneys, Biddenden, Kent

PedroNot Tried15 Aug 2013

The Plough, Stalisfield Green, Kent

WittendenExcellent20 Jul 2013 Citrussy golden ale of the moment:prime.

The Firkin Alehouse, Folkestone, Kent

IanGood19 Jun 2013 I keep forgetting how much I like this beer
IanNot Tried01 Mar 2013

The Gun & Spitroast, Horsmonden, Kent

oz11Not Tried25 May 2013
oz11Excellent09 Nov 2012
oz11Excellent27 Aug 2012
oz11Not Tried04 Jun 2012 From the courtyard.
WittendenNot Tried03 Jun 2012

Crabble Corn Mill Beer Festival 2013, Dover, Kent

MickNot Tried24 May 2013

2nd Angelfest Music and Beer Festival 2013, Tonbridge, Kent

oz11Not Tried27 Apr 2013

The Tankerton Arms, Tankerton, Kent

AndrewNot Tried04 Apr 2013

The Tickled Trout, Wye, Kent

IanAcceptable17 Mar 2013 Biscuity more than hoppy. ok
TrevorNot Tried13 Mar 2013
TrevorExcellent08 Mar 2013 Seemed to have a pleasant citrus flavour.

The Windmill, Hollingbourne, Kent

PedroExcellent26 Jan 2013

Halfway House, Brenchley, Kent

PedroNot Tried12 Jan 2013
PedroNot Tried03 Aug 2012
WittendenNot Tried01 Apr 2012

The Bell Inn, Ivychurch, Kent

ChrisENot Tried05 Jan 2013
IanNot Tried05 Jan 2013
ChrisEExcellent13 May 2010 In very good condition, and I think at least one firkin was consumed tonight.

Ye Olde Thirsty Pig, Maidstone, Kent

EddieExceptional25 Nov 2012 5* again :)
PedroExcellent07 Apr 2012

The Kings Arms, Offham, Kent

PedroNot Tried17 Nov 2012

The Royal Oak, Mersham, Kent

ChrisENot Tried05 Oct 2012

The Four Candles Alehouse, St Peter's, Kent

IanGood04 Sep 2012 Enough pale malt to keep it solid and the hop was really good and bitter and rewarded your attention

Carousel Lounge, Hythe, Kent

AlenomoreNot Tried26 Aug 2012

Lord Raglan, Staplehurst, Kent

PedroNot Tried02 Aug 2012

Robin Hood, Blue Bell Hill, Kent

AlenomoreExceptional24 Jun 2012 A decent stout. My ale of the fest.

The Black Horse Inn, Thurnham, Kent

PedroNot Tried14 Jun 2012

The Bull, Brenchley, Kent

oz11Excellent04 Jun 2012

The Lifeboat Ale & Cider House, Margate, Kent

BlairNot Tried24 May 2012 Had a sip of my friends and it was far too sweet for me.
thebrewingmanExcellent15 Feb 2012

The Bowl Inn, Hastingleigh, Kent

PedroExcellent12 May 2012
MickNot Tried01 Apr 2012

The Vigo Inn, Fairseat, Kent

PedroExcellent05 Apr 2012

The Rose of England, Ramsgate, Kent

ChrisENot Tried23 Nov 2011

Bull Inn, West Malling, Kent

PedroNot Tried28 Oct 2011

The Chequers Inn, Petham, Kent

AndrewNot Tried22 Oct 2011
PedroNot Tried27 Mar 2011
thebrewingmanNot Tried20 Feb 2011

The Bedford, Tunbridge Wells, Kent

Martin the MildmanNot Tried29 Aug 2011

Sissinghurst Castle Smallholders Fair, Sissinghurst, Kent

WittendenNot Tried14 Aug 2011
WittendenNot Tried13 Aug 2011
WittendenGood22 Aug 2010 My first sight of this beer on draught. A clean tasting golden ale, with a slight "burnt" taste that I'd noticed in its bottled form

White Horse, Chilham, Kent

AlenomoreExcellent22 Jul 2011

Bowl Inn, Charing, Kent

PedroNot Tried17 Jul 2011
AlenomoreNot Tried18 Jul 2010

Black Griffin, Canterbury, Kent

AndrewGood11 Jun 2011 Well I was hoping for the Sun Top but hey ho. Nice hoppy gold beer.

The Man of Kent Ale House, Rochester, Kent

PedroNot Tried09 Jun 2011

The Wheatsheaf, Maidstone, Kent

PedroExcellent27 May 2011
PedroNot Tried26 May 2011
PedroExcellent26 Nov 2010
PedroExcellent25 Nov 2010

The Berry, Walmer, Kent

IanNot Tried25 May 2011

The Royal Oak, Blean, Kent

AndrewNot Tried07 May 2011

The Phoenix, Canterbury, Kent

BrianExcellent15 Mar 2011 Dark golden/amber colour, biscuit malt and great zingy bitterness. Really fresh tasting ale, excellent.

The Locomotive, Ashford, Kent

ChrisEGood21 Oct 2010 Amongst the best Gold Top that I have tasted. Clive has just installed a stillage for his cask ales which were previously served using a syphon system.
IanGood21 Oct 2010 Best I've had it. Good flowery hops on the aroma with some sherbert. Good condition. Very drinkable.

The Haywain, Bramling, Kent

BrianExcellent25 Sep 2010 Superb. Orangy colour, foam head, sweet stewed fruit aroma with marmalade and zesty orange taste.

Louis Armstrong, Dover, Kent

PedroExcellent11 Sep 2010

The Elephant, Faversham, Kent

PedroNot Tried05 Sep 2010
DosserNot Tried18 Jul 2010

King George V, Brompton, Kent

AlenomoreNot Tried05 Sep 2010

Smallhythe Place Beer and Music Festival 2010, Smallhythe, Kent

WittendenNot Tried04 Sep 2010

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

AlenomoreNot Tried04 Sep 2010

The George Hotel, Ashford, Kent

ChrisEGood26 Aug 2010

The Hawkenbury, Hawkenbury, Kent

DosserNot Tried09 Jul 2010 The lads enjoyed it.

The Dolphin, Lydd, Kent

ChrisEAcceptable29 Jun 2010

2nd K&ES Railway Beer Festival 2010, Tenterden, Kent

AlenomoreNot Tried12 Jun 2010

Stile Bridge, Marden, Kent

PedroNot Tried28 May 2010

Planet Thanet Easter Beer Festival 2010, Margate, Kent

IanAcceptable02 Apr 2010 Gold, no head. Fairly decent little bit of flowery hop. It's ok-ish.
AlenomoreExcellent02 Apr 2010 Better than the Red Top. Nice ale.

Old Dairy Gold Top

4.30% ABV.

We have tried this beer 77 times.

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

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