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Wantsum Imperium

PubAddressLast Visit Seen
The Plume of FeathersGreenwich, Greater London07 Jul 2024
Hair of the DogMinster (Thanet), Kent16 Jun 2024
The Rose & CrownStelling Minnis, Kent08 May 2024
The Door HingeWelling, Greater London06 Dec 2023
Nelson ArmsTonbridge, Kent31 Oct 2023
Wantsum Brewery (and Brewery Tap)St Nicholas-at-Wade, Kent24 Sep 2023
The Long PondEltham, Greater London27 Jul 2023
Bowl InnCharing, Kent07 May 2023
The Tankerton ArmsTankerton, Kent11 Mar 2023
The Plum TreePlumstead, Greater London02 Mar 2023
ParkervilleHerne Bay, Kent10 Jan 2023
Kipps' AlehouseFolkestone, Kent24 Dec 2022
Petham PintPetham, Kent10 Nov 2022
Claret & Ale (formerly Claret Free House)Addiscombe, Greater London05 Aug 2022
The Real Ale WayWest Wickham, Greater London16 Jul 2022
The White HorseDover, Kent26 Mar 2022
The County HotelAshford, Kent21 Feb 2022
The Peter CushingWhitstable, Kent21 Jan 2022
Bake & AlehouseWestgate-on-Sea, Kent12 Mar 2020
The VineyardSittingbourne, Kent09 Jan 2020
The River Ale HouseEast Greenwich, Greater London24 Oct 2019
The CapitolForest Hill, Greater London27 Dec 2018
12 Degrees (a.k.a. RAMS Micropub 12 Degrees)Rochester, Kent22 Sep 2018
The HopeCarshalton, Greater London18 Aug 2018
The Thomas IngoldsbyCanterbury, Kent03 Jun 2018
Ye Olde Thirsty PigMaidstone, Kent22 Mar 2018
Larkins' AlehouseCranbrook, Kent15 Dec 2017
The Hackney CarriageSidcup, Greater London13 Oct 2016
The Lifeboat Ale & Cider HouseMargate, Kent20 Feb 2016
The Society RoomsMaidstone, Kent19 Dec 2015
The Crafty AlehouseMaidstone, Kent01 Aug 2015
Harbour ArmsMargate, Kent30 Jul 2015
TurneroundMargate, Kent30 Jul 2015
The Duke WilliamIckham, Kent14 Jun 2015
The George & DragonFordwich, Kent30 May 2015
Bell & CrownCanterbury, Kent06 Mar 2015
The Blue PigeonsWorth, Kent25 Jan 2014
The Flower PotMaidstone, Kent22 Sep 2013
Admiral OwenSandwich, Kent07 Sep 2013
The ChapelBroadstairs, Kent07 Sep 2013
The PhoenixCanterbury, Kent12 Jul 2013
The Conqueror AlehouseRamsgate, Kent14 Jun 2013
The Man of Kent Ale HouseRochester, Kent05 Mar 2013
Robin HoodBlue Bell Hill, Kent24 Jun 2012
The West Gate InnCanterbury, Kent27 Dec 2011
The Three MarinersHythe, Kent30 Jul 2011
Halfway HouseBrenchley, Kent29 Apr 2011

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 Plume of Feathers, Greenwich, Greater London

Philip PirripNot Tried07 Jul 2024
Philip PirripNot Tried04 Feb 2024
Philip PirripNot Tried05 Dec 2021
Philip PirripNot Tried12 Sep 2021

Hair of the Dog, Minster (Thanet), Kent

Jack WilliamNot Tried16 Jun 2024
DosserGood31 May 2024 Caramel notes and quite fresh.
Jack WilliamNot Tried25 Apr 2024
Jack WilliamNot Tried07 Apr 2024 Is this becoming a Wantsum unofficial tie?
Jack WilliamAcceptable07 Feb 2024 Very ordinary and rather flat.
DosserGood28 Jul 2023 Interesting flavour.
Jack WilliamNot Tried12 Jul 2023
Jack WilliamExcellent02 Jul 2022 Superb.
Jack WilliamGood09 Jun 2022 Marked up as 3.8%.

The Rose & Crown, Stelling Minnis, Kent

Jack WilliamExcellent08 May 2024 Very well kept, full of body and malty flavours.

The Door Hinge, Welling, Greater London

Philip PirripNot Tried06 Dec 2023
Philip PirripGood09 May 2023 New cask fresh on today
Philip PirripNot Tried03 Feb 2023

Nelson Arms, Tonbridge, Kent

Philip PirripNot Tried31 Oct 2023

Wantsum Brewery (and Brewery Tap), St Nicholas-at-Wade, Kent

Jack WilliamAcceptable24 Sep 2023 Past it’s best. Rather flat.
Jack WilliamAcceptable30 Apr 2023 Not a lot of life in this.

The Long Pond, Eltham, Greater London

Philip PirripNot Tried27 Jul 2023
Philip PirripExcellent27 Sep 2022 A basic best bitter with excellent head and mouthfeel
Philip PirripExcellent02 Aug 2022 Excellent small bubbled head remained until the end. A rarity
Philip PirripNot Tried18 Jul 2022
Philip PirripNot Tried15 Nov 2019
Philip PirripNot Tried21 Sep 2019
Philip PirripNot Tried23 Feb 2019
Philip PirripExcellent30 Nov 2018 3rd excellent ale on tonight's journey
Philip PirripNot Tried04 Oct 2018
Philip PirripExcellent07 Sep 2018 Dark to mid brown English bitter, just what I wanted. Held a good head and condition throughout
Philip PirripNot Tried17 Apr 2018
Philip PirripNot Tried26 Jan 2018
Philip PirripNot Tried05 Aug 2017

Bowl Inn, Charing, Kent

Jack WilliamNot Tried07 May 2023

The Tankerton Arms, Tankerton, Kent

Jack WilliamAcceptable11 Mar 2023 Bit disappointed with this, rather flat.

The Plum Tree, Plumstead, Greater London

Philip PirripNot Tried02 Mar 2023

Parkerville, Herne Bay, Kent

Magnus GreelNot Tried10 Jan 2023
Jack WilliamGood22 Jul 2021

Kipps' Alehouse, Folkestone, Kent

Jack WilliamGood24 Dec 2022

Petham Pint, Petham, Kent

Jack WilliamExcellent10 Nov 2022
Jack WilliamNot Tried30 Apr 2022

Claret & Ale (formerly Claret Free House), Addiscombe, Greater London

Philip PirripNot Tried05 Aug 2022
Philip PirripExcellent23 Jul 2022 Some pubs seem to muck up Wantsum, not here though
Philip PirripExcellent19 Jul 2022 Not in the same class as Palmers but excellent condition

The Real Ale Way, West Wickham, Greater London

Philip PirripNot Tried16 Jul 2022

The White Horse, Dover, Kent

Jack WilliamGood26 Mar 2022

The County Hotel, Ashford, Kent

ChrisENot Tried21 Feb 2022
ChrisEGood03 Feb 2022 A short measure but at £1.49 I decided not to argue. A nice pint of Imperium.
ChrisEGood17 Oct 2021 A short measure but as I was only paying £1.49 with a voucher I decided not to complain.
ChrisENot Tried11 Mar 2020

The Peter Cushing, Whitstable, Kent

Jack WilliamNot Tried21 Jan 2022

Bake & Alehouse, Westgate-on-Sea, Kent

Jack WilliamGood12 Mar 2020 Good, rounded flavour - just slightly hazy.

The Vineyard, Sittingbourne, Kent

Jack WilliamPoor09 Jan 2020 Either the end of the barrel or left in the pipe overnight I’m guessing. Flat and a bit whiffy.

The River Ale House, East Greenwich, Greater London

Philip PirripExcellent24 Oct 2019 2nd out of a new cask. Wantsum would seem to have beaten its recent quality problems

The Capitol, Forest Hill, Greater London

Philip PirripAcceptable27 Dec 2018 Tired or first out for a while. From a pump on the right hand end of the bar which is less often visited

12 Degrees (a.k.a. RAMS Micropub 12 Degrees), Rochester, Kent

Philip PirripNot Tried22 Sep 2018

The Hope, Carshalton, Greater London

ChrisEExcellent18 Aug 2018 This replaced one of the beers that ran out.

The Thomas Ingoldsby, Canterbury, Kent

Jack WilliamNot Tried03 Jun 2018

Ye Olde Thirsty Pig, Maidstone, Kent

ChrisEGood22 Mar 2018

Larkins' Alehouse, Cranbrook, Kent

WittendenNot Tried15 Dec 2017

The Hackney Carriage, Sidcup, Greater London

Philip PirripNot Tried13 Oct 2016

The Lifeboat Ale & Cider House, Margate, Kent

IanNot Tried20 Feb 2016
AndrewNot Tried20 Feb 2016
BlairNot Tried27 Oct 2011

The Society Rooms, Maidstone, Kent

Philip PirripNot Tried19 Dec 2015
TobesNot Tried11 Oct 2014
TobesNot Tried13 Sep 2014
Philip PirripExcellent06 Jun 2014 Moreish
TobesNot Tried03 May 2014

The Crafty Alehouse, Maidstone, Kent

ChrisENot Tried01 Aug 2015

Harbour Arms, Margate, Kent

ChrisEExcellent30 Jul 2015

Turneround, Margate, Kent

ChrisENot Tried30 Jul 2015

The Duke William, Ickham, Kent

Jack WilliamGood14 Jun 2015 A malty, but not very distinctive beer.

The George & Dragon, Fordwich, Kent

Jack WilliamGood30 May 2015

Bell & Crown, Canterbury, Kent

AndrewNot Tried06 Mar 2015

The Blue Pigeons, Worth, Kent

BrianAcceptable25 Jan 2014 Not bad brown best bitter

The Flower Pot, Maidstone, Kent

AlenomoreNot Tried22 Sep 2013
DosserNot Tried21 Sep 2013
TobesGood21 Sep 2013
DosserNot Tried11 Nov 2012
PedroNot Tried09 Nov 2012
AngieNot Tried29 Feb 2012
PedroNot Tried29 Feb 2012 Ran out
PedroExcellent28 Feb 2012
AngieNot Tried27 Feb 2011 Ran out
PedroExcellent23 Feb 2011
AngieNot Tried27 Jan 2011 Ran out
DosserNot Tried22 Dec 2010
ChrisEExcellent22 Dec 2010 A good copper/brown coloured ale, earthy hop flavour.

Admiral Owen, Sandwich, Kent

HSBGood07 Sep 2013

The Chapel, Broadstairs, Kent

HSBNot Tried07 Sep 2013

The Phoenix, Canterbury, Kent

AndrewNot Tried12 Jul 2013
AndrewAcceptable01 Feb 2013 Had a whiff of vinegar and was quiet sharp. Still I can't give it a 2 as I drank it all - so a 3, but only just
AndrewExcellent08 Jul 2011 Superb condition; fantastic refreshing, tart fruity flavours with that Wantsum roasted peanut bite to it.
AndrewExcellent06 Jan 2011 Black and roasted with a tart red fruit finish. Excellent beer.
BrianNot Tried17 Dec 2010

The Conqueror Alehouse, Ramsgate, Kent

ChrisEExcellent14 Jun 2013
ChrisEExcellent05 Oct 2011

The Man of Kent Ale House, Rochester, Kent

Philip PirripNot Tried05 Mar 2013
Philip PirripNot Tried22 Apr 2012

Robin Hood, Blue Bell Hill, Kent

AlenomoreExcellent24 Jun 2012 Very good.

The West Gate Inn, Canterbury, Kent

AlenomoreExcellent27 Dec 2011 A very nice dark type. One of Wantsum's best ales.
AlenomoreNot Tried11 Dec 2011
IanGood11 Dec 2010 Good earthy hoppy bitter

The Three Mariners, Hythe, Kent

thebrewingmanAcceptable30 Jul 2011 I have not had this beer before and it tasted as if it was getting near the end of the barrel.

Halfway House, Brenchley, Kent

Martin the MildmanAcceptable29 Apr 2011 Deep golden bitter with quite a sharp, piney hop character. Dry, hoppy finish. My score 14/20.

Wantsum Imperium

4.00% ABV.

We have tried this beer 48 times.

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

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