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The Rising Sun (Freehouse)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Caledonian - A Man's a ManExcellent2
Wadworth - St. George & the DragonExcellent1
Theakston - Best BitterGood4
Sharp's - Atlantic IPA (now replaced by 4.2% Atlantic)Good1
Robinsons - Mr Scrooge Humbug Bitter Good1
Goacher's - Fine Light AleGood9
Sharp's - Doom BarAcceptable1
Shepherd Neame - Master Brew BitterNot Tried0
Westerham - British Bulldog "BB" (was 4.3%)Not Tried0
Theakston - Grouse BeaterNot Tried0
Jennings - Red BreastNot Tried0

Visits Details

01 Sep 2012 (Alenomore)
19:30 visit. Post-b/f look-in. Current gbg, but you need to "catch" this pub at the right time? I moved on swiftly..
BeerABVScoreNotes
Goacher's - Fine Light Ale3.70GoodIn top condition here today. Cooler than normal, and very refreshing.
Theakston - Best Bitter3.80Not Tried
26 Apr 2012 (Pedro)
Evening
BeerABVScoreNotes
Wadworth - St. George & the Dragon4.50Excellent
Goacher's - Fine Light Ale3.70Good
Theakston - Best Bitter3.80Good
05 Feb 2012 (Pedro)
Evening
BeerABVScoreNotes
Goacher's - Fine Light Ale3.70Excellent
Caledonian - A Man's a Man3.40Excellent
Theakston - Best Bitter3.80Not Tried
04 Feb 2012 (Pedro)
Afternoon
BeerABVScoreNotes
Caledonian - A Man's a Man3.40Excellent
Goacher's - Fine Light Ale3.70Good
Theakston - Best Bitter3.80Good
13 Jan 2012 (Pedro)
Early evening
BeerABVScoreNotes
Goacher's - Fine Light Ale3.70Good
Theakston - Best Bitter3.80Good
Robinsons - Mr Scrooge Humbug Bitter 4.40Good
26 Dec 2011 (Pedro)
Lunchtime
BeerABVScoreNotes
Goacher's - Fine Light Ale3.70Good
Jennings - Red Breast4.50Not Tried
Theakston - Best Bitter3.80Not Tried
01 Apr 2011 (Dosser)
BeerABVScoreNotes
Sharp's - Atlantic IPA (now replaced by 4.2% Atlantic)4.80Good
Goacher's - Fine Light Ale3.70Not Tried
Theakston - Best Bitter3.80Not Tried
27 Jan 2011 (Pedro)
Evening visit was disappointed with beer quality !
BeerABVScoreNotes
Goacher's - Fine Light Ale3.70Good
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Acceptable
Theakston - Best Bitter3.80Acceptable
04 Sep 2010 (Alenomore)
A first visit after the excellant East Malling b/f. An ok pub, but the Goachers Fine Light was the coldest I've ever had!
BeerABVScoreNotes
Goacher's - Fine Light Ale3.70GoodOK, but too cold here!
Theakston - Grouse Beater4.20Not Tried
Theakston - Best Bitter3.80Not Tried
26 Jul 2008 (Ian)
Cycled here from West Malling. A proper village local for me. Sky Sports TV was on. People sat all afternoon drinking beer. Large patio tiered terrace at rear.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Goacher's - Fine Light Ale3.70GoodIt's good. Fine light ale, drinakble light bitter with good finishing hop sting.
Shepherd Neame - Master Brew Bitter3.70Not Tried
Westerham - British Bulldog "BB" (was 4.3%)4.10Not Tried

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About The Rising Sun

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional-
Excellent4
Good13
Acceptable3
Poor-

The pub is found in East Malling, Kent, ME19 6BX.

Unpretentious pub on the road towards West Malling. Central bar with 2 regulars (Master Brew and Goacher's Light) plus 1 guest. Good range of whiskeys and popular darts pub. Big screen TV shows Sky Sports.

We have visited this pub 11 times, seen 12 different beers and tried 8 of them.

Map location

Postcode: ME19 6BX