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The Red Lion (Thorley Taverns)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - No. 3Exceptional3
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - West Coast IPA (superseded by 5.6% version)Excellent1
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - West Coast IPAExcellent2
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - SeasiderGood1
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - She Sells Sea ShellsGood3
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Dark AleNot Tried0
Oakham - InfernoNot Tried0
Five Points - Five Points PaleNot Tried0
Picture 1. The Red Lion, Ramsgate, Kent

Visits Details

14 Nov 2019 (Dosser)
3 Gadds ales on. Pleased to hear from Mel that she will still be in charge of the cellar.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - No. 35.00ExcellentTheir best selling beer and in top condition. Yet again.
07 Nov 2019 (Dosser)
3 Gadds beers available. The barmaid told us that the brewer thinks that their no 3 is served better here than any other pub in kent. Hes not far out with that one. Heard that Mel is standing down as Manager here.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - No. 35.00ExceptionalOutstanding beer served perfectly.
23 Oct 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Mid evening visit. Like a broken record I reiterate that I can not understand why this house is not in the Good Beer Guide.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - She Sells Sea Shells4.70GoodBest beer of the evening
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - No. 35.00Not Tried
Five Points - Five Points Pale4.40Not Tried
13 Sep 2019 (Dosser)
Loud jukebox with rock music playing with the odd Jason Donovan song thrown in.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - West Coast IPA (superseded by 5.6% version)6.50ExcellentSuperb 5.6 version
21 Aug 2019 (Dosser)
Afternoon visit. Mel ordered 24 casks of Gadds no 3. yes its that popular. Lager drinkers are being retrained!
BeerABVScoreNotes
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - West Coast IPA5.60ExcellentSuperb
16 Aug 2019 (Dosser)
3 ales from gadds on. Not too full on a Friday afternoon. And to Mr pirrip I really don't know what this pub has to do to be in gbg. But thanet has great pubs and only 11 spaces.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - West Coast IPA5.60ExcellentSuperb pint. Cool on what looks like a rainy evening for my pub crawl.
03 Aug 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Mid evening visit. A soloist was tuning up on the stage.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - She Sells Sea Shells4.70ExcellentSimply gluggable, vied for best beer of the night. Why this house is not in the Good Beer Guide I can not begin to guess
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - No. 35.00Not Tried
Oakham - Inferno4.00Not Tried
01 Aug 2019 (Dosser)
3 Gadds ale on.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - No. 35.00ExceptionalThis was outstanding.
22 Jun 2019 (Dosser)
I forgot I came here until I read Mr Pirrups comment.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - She Sells Sea Shells4.70GoodMurky apparently. BUT tasted good to me.
22 Jun 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Mid evening visit. Dosser of this website tried the Gadds' She Sells Sea Shells which was last out of cask and murky but he accepted it with good grace despite an offer to change it.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Seasider4.30GoodHave had better here, but still good
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - She Sells Sea Shells4.70Not TriedRan out
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Dark Ale3.90Not Tried

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About The Red Lion

The pub sign. The Red Lion, Ramsgate, Kent

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional16
Excellent69
Good33
Acceptable1
Poor-

Website.

The pub is found in Ramsgate, Kent, CT11 8NN.

Busy corner pub right in the centre of town. Attracts a mostly alternative crowd and there will often be heavy rock music on the jukebox. Several large TV screens for sport enthusiasts. There is a raised area to the rear. 3 handpumps on the lower bar counter.

We have visited this pub 107 times, seen 50 different beers and tried 36 of them.

Map location

Postcode: CT11 8NN