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Ravenswood R.B.L.C. (Royal British Legion Club)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Timothy Taylor - Boltmaker (formerly Best Bitter)Excellent1
Timothy Taylor - LandlordExcellent1
Eagle (formerly Wells & Young's, formerly Charles Wells, formerly Wells) - Young's London Original (was Bitter)Acceptable1
Navigation - New Dawn PaleAcceptable1
Shepherd Neame - Whitstable Bay Organic AleAcceptable1
Brains - TricksterPoor1
Adnams - GunhillPoor1
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London PrideUndrinkable1
Thwaites - Wainwright (please now use the Banks's entry)Not Tried0
Banks's - WainwrightNot Tried0

Visits Details

18 Mar 2020 (McGargle)
On a crisp, sunny evening the bay window was the place to sit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Timothy Taylor - Boltmaker (formerly Best Bitter)4.00ExcellentFully meriting 4*s this showed cask at its best. Smooth, balanced and refreshing it was served in perfect condition.
Banks's - Wainwright4.10Not Tried
25 Apr 2015 (McGargle)
Quietish late afternoon. Pleased to see a prominent No Swearing sign in place.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Navigation - New Dawn Pale3.90AcceptableThin in body and flavour.
Brains - Trickster4.20PoorTypically Brains. Twiggy and malt laden.
21 Aug 2011 (McGargle)
Busy and friendly.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Eagle (formerly Wells & Young's, formerly Charles Wells, formerly Wells) - Young's London Original (was Bitter)3.70AcceptableUn-exceptional, malty mid-brown ale. Served in good condition.
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10UndrinkableSour.
21 Aug 2010 (McGargle)
Busy. Great views from the terrace.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Timothy Taylor - Landlord4.30ExcellentTop form. Biscuity aromas with balanced malt and hops.
Thwaites - Wainwright (please now use the Banks's entry)4.10Not Tried
24 Jul 2010 (McGargle)
Very busy but welcoming.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Shepherd Neame - Whitstable Bay Organic Ale4.50AcceptableDark golden colour retaining a fine white head. Aroma and flavour swamped by biscuit malt and yeast leaving no room for anything else. Thin in the mouth for 4.5%.
Adnams - Gunhill4.00PoorDark brown, tired and flat.

About the Ravenswood R.B.L.C.

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional-
Excellent2
Good-
Acceptable3
Poor2

Website.

The pub is found in Banchory, Aberdeenshire, AB31 5TS.

Imposing granite building in an elevated position overlooking Banchory to the hills beyond. Thriving private members club who will happily sign in CAMRA members - don't forget your card. Fine beer terrace and friendly lounge make this a worthwhile stop.

We have visited this pub 5 times, seen 10 different beers and tried 8 of them.

Map location

Postcode: AB31 5TS