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Broadstairs Beer Festival 2011 (Beer Festival)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Common ConspiracyExcellent1
Adnams - LighthouseExcellent1
Adnams - MildExcellent1
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - DogBolter Dark PorterExcellent1
Meantime - London Pale AleGood1
Adnams - GunhillGood1
Ascot - AardvarkGood1
Caledonian - Flying Dutchman Wit BierNot Tried0
Caledonian - LipsmackerNot Tried0

Visits Details

25 Mar 2011 (Blair)
It really would have been rude not to come along to this beer festival. I've been saying for years that this venue is perfect for a beer festival, glad someone finally made it happen. the band Hullabaloo were playing from 8 and provided a great atmosphere.
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - DogBolter Dark Porter5.60ExcellentEver reliable strong porter. Rich and satisfying with lots of roasted malt, chocolate and a great mouthfeel.
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Common Conspiracy4.80ExcellentBeer of the festival for me. Seems to be improving year by year and it's fantastic now. Hoppy and malty, just lovely really.
Adnams - Lighthouse3.40ExcellentReally well flavoured for such a 'weak' beer. Malty and a little biscuity, not as light as I expected.
Adnams - Mild3.20ExcellentSweet and malty, very drinkable. Top notch session ale.
Meantime - London Pale Ale4.30GoodA good enjoyable pint, however I always think there's just something missing I can't quite put my finger on.
Adnams - Gunhill4.00GoodSolid malty beer, pretty good really.
Ascot - Aardvark5.00GoodCrisp and very hoppy. Really tasty beer if just a tad sweet.
Caledonian - Flying Dutchman Wit Bier4.50Not Tried
Caledonian - Lipsmacker4.30Not Tried

About the Broadstairs Beer Festival 2011

The pub sign. Broadstairs Beer Festival 2011, Broadstairs, Kent

Summary of Beer Scores



The Beer Festival is found in Broadstairs, Kent, CT10 1EU.

First beer festival to be held at The Pavilion in Broadstairs. Fantastic venue for a beer festival, large hall inside with live bands and a lovely garden overlooking the beach.

We have visited this Beer Festival once, seen 9 different beers and tried 7 of them.

Map location

Postcode: CT10 1EU