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Wantsum Ravening Wolf

PubAddressLast Visit Seen
The Eight BellsDover, Kent28 Feb 2022
Artillery ArmsRamsgate, Kent25 Feb 2022
The Handsome SamWhitstable, Kent21 Jan 2022
The Long PondEltham, Greater London29 Nov 2021
The Two HalvesMargate, Kent19 Nov 2021
The Pub RamsgateRamsgate, Kent18 May 2021
The County HotelAshford, Kent16 Sep 2020
The Hovelling Boat InnRamsgate, Kent11 Sep 2020
Royal Victoria PavilionRamsgate, Kent22 Feb 2020
White Cliffs Beer Festival 2020Dover, Kent07 Feb 2020
The River Ale HouseEast Greenwich, Greater London27 Jan 2020
Bake & AlehouseWestgate-on-Sea, Kent14 Jun 2019
White Cliffs Beer Festival 2019Dover, Kent01 Feb 2019
The Mechanical ElephantMargate, Kent10 Sep 2018
The Broken DrumBlackfen, Greater London19 Jun 2018
Jenny LindHastings, East Sussex27 May 2018
White Cliffs Beer Festival 2018Dover, Kent02 Feb 2018
The Robert PocockGravesend, Kent13 Dec 2017
Wantsum Brewery (and Brewery Tap)St Nicholas-at-Wade, Kent28 Oct 2017
The Conqueror AlehouseRamsgate, Kent10 May 2017
Banks Ale & Wine HouseCliftonville, Kent22 Apr 2017
White Cliffs Beer Festival 2017Dover, Kent03 Feb 2017
Harbour ArmsMargate, Kent15 Jan 2017
The Brunswick InnDerby, Derbyshire24 Nov 2016
Inn DoorsSandgate, Kent29 Aug 2016
White Cliffs Beer Festival 2016Dover, Kent05 Feb 2016
The Lydden BellLydden, Kent24 Sep 2015
Kent Beer Festival 2015Canterbury, Kent23 Jul 2015
The Door HingeWelling, Greater London02 Jul 2015
The Society RoomsMaidstone, Kent24 May 2015
The Tap RoomCliftonville, Kent11 Apr 2015
White Cliffs Beer Festival 2015Dover, Kent06 Feb 2015
One Inn The WoodPetts Wood, Greater London30 Aug 2014
The Paper MoonDartford, Kent18 Jul 2014
6th K&ES Railway Beer Festival 2014Tenterden, Kent14 Jun 2014
The Bouncing BarrelHerne Bay, Kent05 May 2014
The New InnCanterbury, Kent12 Apr 2014
The Old Brewery TavernCanterbury, Kent23 Sep 2013
The Leading LightFaversham, Kent12 Aug 2013
The SummonerSittingbourne, Kent11 Jul 2013
The Flying BoatDartford, Kent03 Feb 2013
White Cliffs Beer Festival 2013Dover, Kent01 Feb 2013
The Why NotWestgate-on-Sea, Kent06 Dec 2012
The Flower PotMaidstone, Kent21 Oct 2012
The Bell & JorrocksFrittenden, Kent10 Apr 2011
The Churchill TavernRamsgate, Kent12 Mar 2011
Six BellsWoodchurch, Kent18 Feb 2011
White Cliffs Beer Festival 2011Dover, Kent04 Feb 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 Eight Bells, Dover, Kent

DosserExcellent28 Feb 2022 Lovely pint
DosserGood16 Aug 2019 A good pint but I'm used to getting this in exceptional form in ramsgit. At 2.15 can't complain!
Philip PirripAcceptable10 Dec 2016
Philip PirripNot Tried04 Feb 2014
Philip PirripExcellent20 Sep 2012 All it is cracked up to be

Artillery Arms, Ramsgate, Kent

DosserGood25 Feb 2022 Little too sweet this afternoon
DosserExcellent23 Feb 2022 Quality ale at £3.90 a pint.
DosserExcellent09 Feb 2022 Quality ale
DosserExcellent01 Feb 2022 Sweetish and delicious. £2 3.80 a pint. None of this £7 a pint London stuff here.
DosserExcellent17 Dec 2021 Wolf on great form
DosserGood18 Aug 2021
DosserExcellent20 May 2021 Nice. £3.60.
Philip PirripGood23 Sep 2020
DosserAcceptable11 Jun 2017 Too warm
DosserGood08 Jun 2017
DosserGood17 Jun 2016 In good condition
DosserGood01 Jun 2016
DosserGood10 Jan 2016
DosserGood17 Dec 2015
DosserGood09 Jul 2015
DosserExcellent13 May 2015
Philip PirripNot Tried04 Jul 2014 Brand new on
BlairNot Tried13 Oct 2012 A friend had it and it wasn't in great condition.
ChrisENot Tried23 Aug 2012

The Handsome Sam, Whitstable, Kent

Jack WilliamExcellent21 Jan 2022 Excellent beer to finish on.

The Long Pond, Eltham, Greater London

Philip PirripExcellent29 Nov 2021 4½* Near perfect head, lacing, temperature and condition. Superb dry bitterness
Philip PirripExcellent22 Nov 2019 Slight haze but a lovely rounded easy drinker
Philip PirripNot Tried20 Apr 2019
Philip PirripExcellent08 Mar 2019 The strength soon hits
Philip PirripExcellent21 Dec 2018 Top form
Philip PirripGood04 Dec 2017 First time I have picked up some of this beer's taste characteristics. Perhaps a tad fresh
Philip PirripExcellent07 Sep 2017 First out of new cask, heady stuff

The Two Halves, Margate, Kent

ChrisENot Tried19 Nov 2021
Magnus GreelNot Tried31 Jul 2017

The Pub Ramsgate, Ramsgate, Kent

DosserExcellent18 May 2021 Top beer. £3.80 a pint

The County Hotel, Ashford, Kent

ChrisEGood16 Sep 2020 Sweeter than I remember it. Reassuring that I can taste it in the present circumstances.

The Hovelling Boat Inn, Ramsgate, Kent

ChrisEExcellent11 Sep 2020
Magnus GreelNot Tried17 Aug 2020
DosserExcellent05 Jan 2018 Quality pint
DosserExcellent27 Sep 2017 Great nick and the end of the cask
DosserExcellent24 Sep 2017 Tasted better from the new brewery.
DosserGood16 Aug 2017 In good nick
Stephen HarrisExcellent11 Oct 2013 Tasty, strong, pale ale.

Royal Victoria Pavilion, Ramsgate, Kent

DosserExcellent22 Feb 2020 Top pint.
DosserExcellent26 Sep 2019 In great nick
DosserGood07 Jan 2019 A good pint

White Cliffs Beer Festival 2020, Dover, Kent

AndrewPoor07 Feb 2020 Ummm. I like Wantsum but this was too venous for me.
Philip PirripNot Tried07 Feb 2020

The River Ale House, East Greenwich, Greater London

Philip PirripNot Tried27 Jan 2020
Philip PirripPoor26 Jan 2020 To me an off smell and flavour and swapped with good grace
Philip PirripGood05 Dec 2018 Bit too much caramel nose for me, after a few days on sale
Philip PirripExcellent02 Dec 2018 Heavy hitting with full flavour
Philip PirripGood26 Aug 2018 Nearing end of cask

Bake & Alehouse, Westgate-on-Sea, Kent

Magnus GreelNot Tried14 Jun 2019

White Cliffs Beer Festival 2019, Dover, Kent

Philip PirripNot Tried01 Feb 2019 The beer here which was fobbing on service more than any other

The Mechanical Elephant, Margate, Kent

DosserExcellent10 Sep 2018 Top pint. Hope the elephant keeps up this standard.
beery steveNot Tried10 Sep 2018
DosserGood27 Jul 2015 In good nick

The Broken Drum, Blackfen, Greater London

Philip PirripGood19 Jun 2018 A heavy hitter of a bitter

Jenny Lind, Hastings, East Sussex

Stephen HarrisNot Tried27 May 2018

White Cliffs Beer Festival 2018, Dover, Kent

Philip PirripNot Tried02 Feb 2018

The Robert Pocock, Gravesend, Kent

Philip PirripExcellent13 Dec 2017

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

DosserExcellent28 Oct 2017 New way of brewing so in better condition

The Conqueror Alehouse, Ramsgate, Kent

DosserExcellent10 May 2017 Fine pint
Philip PirripExcellent27 Jul 2012 The obvious favourite here tonight. Dry hoppiness just right for me
Philip PirripExcellent17 Apr 2012 Bit of a skull attack. Punched well above its 5.9% weight. Dangerously drinkable but closing time curtailed that urge.

Banks Ale & Wine House, Cliftonville, Kent

DosserNot Tried22 Apr 2017 £3.20 a beer.

White Cliffs Beer Festival 2017, Dover, Kent

Philip PirripNot Tried03 Feb 2017 Over lively

Harbour Arms, Margate, Kent

DosserAcceptable15 Jan 2017 Rather lifeless
DosserExcellent13 May 2015 £3 a pint. Excellent value.
Philip PirripExcellent03 Mar 2014 Too easy to knock back

The Brunswick Inn, Derby, Derbyshire

Magnus GreelNot Tried24 Nov 2016

Inn Doors, Sandgate, Kent

ChrisENot Tried29 Aug 2016

White Cliffs Beer Festival 2016, Dover, Kent

Philip PirripNot Tried05 Feb 2016

The Lydden Bell, Lydden, Kent

Jack WilliamNot Tried24 Sep 2015

Kent Beer Festival 2015, Canterbury, Kent

MickExcellent23 Jul 2015 Super stuff

The Door Hinge, Welling, Greater London

Philip PirripExcellent02 Jul 2015 Better than the fresh one on Saturday. An early turn postman seemed to want to empty the cask single-handed before he went home
Philip PirripGood27 Jun 2015 Slight haze

The Society Rooms, Maidstone, Kent

TobesNot Tried24 May 2015
TobesNot Tried18 Apr 2015
DosserGood21 Dec 2014
TobesExceptional19 Dec 2014
TobesNot Tried02 Aug 2014
DosserGood03 Jul 2014 Very dry
DosserExcellent28 Feb 2014
TobesNot Tried14 Dec 2013

The Tap Room, Cliftonville, Kent

Philip PirripExcellent11 Apr 2015

White Cliffs Beer Festival 2015, Dover, Kent

Philip PirripExcellent06 Feb 2015

One Inn The Wood, Petts Wood, Greater London

oz11Not Tried30 Aug 2014
oz11Good17 Jun 2014 Coming to the end

The Paper Moon, Dartford, Kent

Stephen HarrisNot Tried18 Jul 2014

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

Archie14Not Tried14 Jun 2014

The Bouncing Barrel, Herne Bay, Kent

TobesNot Tried05 May 2014

The New Inn, Canterbury, Kent

IanNot Tried12 Apr 2014
Jack WilliamNot Tried24 Nov 2013

The Old Brewery Tavern, Canterbury, Kent

AlenomoreNot Tried23 Sep 2013

The Leading Light, Faversham, Kent

Philip PirripExcellent12 Aug 2013

The Summoner, Sittingbourne, Kent

Philip PirripExcellent11 Jul 2013 In tip top condition

The Flying Boat, Dartford, Kent

Philip PirripGood03 Feb 2013
ChrisENot Tried14 Jan 2013

White Cliffs Beer Festival 2013, Dover, Kent

Philip PirripNot Tried01 Feb 2013

The Why Not, Westgate-on-Sea, Kent

Philip PirripExcellent06 Dec 2012

The Flower Pot, Maidstone, Kent

AlenomoreNot Tried21 Oct 2012
PedroNot Tried21 Oct 2012
DosserExcellent20 Oct 2012
PedroNot Tried13 Feb 2012
PedroNot Tried12 Feb 2012
PedroExcellent10 Feb 2012
PedroNot Tried02 Mar 2011
AngieExcellent27 Feb 2011 A little strong for a lady
PedroExcellent27 Feb 2011
AngieExcellent27 Jan 2011 A little strong for a lady

The Bell & Jorrocks, Frittenden, Kent

thebrewingmanExcellent10 Apr 2011
PedroNot Tried09 Apr 2011
PedroNot Tried08 Apr 2011

The Churchill Tavern, Ramsgate, Kent

BlairNot Tried12 Mar 2011

Six Bells, Woodchurch, Kent

PedroExcellent18 Feb 2011 Less to my taste as a bit odd

White Cliffs Beer Festival 2011, Dover, Kent

AndrewAcceptable04 Feb 2011 Light, sweet, acrid, tart bite.
IanAcceptable04 Feb 2011 Earthy English strong beer
Martin the MildmanAcceptable04 Feb 2011 A hoppy strong bitter with the characteristic piney hop flavour that is not to my taste. My score 13/20.

Wantsum Ravening Wolf

5.90% ABV.

We have tried this beer 78 times.

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

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