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The Hop Pocket (Freehouse)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - SeasiderGood1
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - No. 5Good2
Hopdaemon - IncubusGood1
Adnams - Southwold BitterGood6
Hop Fuzz - MartelloGood1
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Rye Pale AleGood1
Adnams - BroadsideGood1
Harvey's - RAcceptable1
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Little CrackerPoor1
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - No. 7Not Tried0
Sharp's - Doom BarNot Tried0
Theakston - Masham Four & TwentyNot Tried0
Hopdaemon - Green DaemonNot Tried0
Old Dairy - Copper TopNot Tried0
Weltons - Horsham BitterNot Tried0
Sawbridgeworth - Dragons BloodNot Tried0
Sawbridgeworth - IPANot Tried0
St. George's - Dragons BloodNot Tried0
Adnams - LighthouseNot Tried0
Picture 1. The Hop Pocket, Bossingham, Kent

Visits Details

02 Jan 2016 (Mick)
Only us in to start. Pub has been closed for several months. Opened for Christmas, closing for refurb and opening again on the 16th of January, if work is complete.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Hopdaemon - Incubus4.00GoodNice enough.
Hop Fuzz - Martello3.80GoodNice, crisp and drinkable.
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Little Cracker5.00PoorPast its best, changed with no problem.
19 Apr 2015 (Mick)
A few locals in.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Adnams - Southwold Bitter3.70ExcellentVery nice pint of this super beer.
St. George's - Dragons Blood4.80Not Tried
Adnams - Lighthouse3.40Not Tried
12 Apr 2015 (Mick)
Sat by the window and enjoyed the evening sunshine.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Seasider4.30GoodPale crosp and hoppy, nice.
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - No. 54.40AcceptableLast two pints from a polypin. Not at its best.
Sawbridgeworth - Dragons Blood4.30Not Tried
Sawbridgeworth - IPA3.80Not Tried
06 Apr 2015 (Mick)
Deserted apart from us.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Adnams - Broadside4.70GoodNice pint of this dark ale
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
01 Feb 2015 (Mick)
Early Sunday evening, just us in.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Adnams - Southwold Bitter3.70GoodNice pint of this distinctive bitter.
Weltons - Horsham Bitter3.80Not Tried
Old Dairy - Copper Top4.10Not Tried
17 Jan 2015 (Mick)
Quiet and a bit chilly.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Adnams - Southwold Bitter3.70GoodNice pint of Adnams bitter
Hopdaemon - Green Daemon5.00Not Tried
Old Dairy - Copper Top4.10Not Tried
06 Dec 2014 (Mick)
Only us in at 17-00. Staff busy preparing for diners.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Adnams - Southwold Bitter3.70GoodGood pint of this beer Good malt, some spice.
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Theakston - Masham Four & Twenty4.20Not Tried
28 Sep 2014 (Mick)
Not many in, chatted to the barmaids.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Adnams - Southwold Bitter3.70GoodVery nice pint of this distinctive ale.
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Rye Pale Ale4.00GoodNice pin, well rounded, good hops, somd pepper.
10 Aug 2014 (Mick)
Only ones in early evening.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Adnams - Southwold Bitter3.70ExcellentGood pint of this distinctive bitter.
Harvey's - R2.80AcceptableMalty, not much hop.
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - No. 73.80Not Tried
03 Jul 2014 (Mick)
Early evening. Much banter.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - No. 54.40ExcellentReally nice, full bodied and very drinkable.
Adnams - Southwold Bitter3.70Not Tried

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About The Hop Pocket

The pub sign. The Hop Pocket, Bossingham, Kent

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional3
Excellent42
Good31
Acceptable3
Poor1

The pub is found in Bossingham, Kent, CT4 6DY.

Old pub in the centre of the small village of Bossingham. There's lots of seating inside with various benches and different shapes of tables making for a good country pub feel.

We have visited this pub 54 times, seen 60 different beers and tried 37 of them.

Map location

Postcode: CT4 6DY