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Hook & Hatchet (Freehouse)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Shepherd Neame - Master Brew BitterGood5
Shepherd Neame - Spitfire (or Spitfire Amber Ale)Good3
Whitstable - East India Pale Ale (or EIPA)Acceptable1
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London PrideNot Tried0
Eagle (formerly Wells & Young's, formerly Charles Wells, formerly Wells) - Young's London Original (was Bitter)Not Tried0
Whitstable - Christmas SpiritNot Tried0

Visits Details

16 Dec 2017 (Wittenden)
Saturday afternoon:we'd decided against Christmas shopping and went for a walk in the Woodland Trust estate instead. Fairly busy with walkers and family groups;I hadn't been here since the 1970s, when I think it sold Youngs.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Whitstable - East India Pale Ale (or EIPA)4.10AcceptablePale and grainy.Not at the peak of condition.
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Not Tried
Eagle (formerly Wells & Young's, formerly Charles Wells, formerly Wells) - Young's London Original (was Bitter)3.70Not Tried
Whitstable - Christmas Spirit4.60Not Tried
05 Oct 2012 (Pedro)
Evening visit to see Jumbo gumbo
BeerABVScoreNotes
Shepherd Neame - Spitfire (or Spitfire Amber Ale)4.20Good
06 Jul 2012 (Pedro)
Evening
BeerABVScoreNotes
Shepherd Neame - Master Brew Bitter3.70Excellent
Shepherd Neame - Spitfire (or Spitfire Amber Ale)4.20Good
14 Jun 2012 (Pedro)
Evening
BeerABVScoreNotes
Shepherd Neame - Master Brew Bitter3.70Good
Shepherd Neame - Spitfire (or Spitfire Amber Ale)4.20Not Tried
24 Mar 2012 (Pedro)
Afternoon
BeerABVScoreNotes
Shepherd Neame - Master Brew Bitter3.70Good
Shepherd Neame - Spitfire (or Spitfire Amber Ale)4.20Not Tried
07 Jan 2012 (Pedro)
Been a Sheps pub for a while...had a nice chat with bar staff before she heads back to uni...and Sheps plan to have new managers in by Feb
BeerABVScoreNotes
Shepherd Neame - Master Brew Bitter3.70Good
Shepherd Neame - Spitfire (or Spitfire Amber Ale)4.20Good
21 May 2011 (Pedro)
Afternoon - Spitfire not available today
BeerABVScoreNotes
Shepherd Neame - Master Brew Bitter3.70Acceptable

About the Hook & Hatchet

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional-
Excellent1
Good6
Acceptable2
Poor-

Website.

The pub is found in Hucking, Kent, ME17 1QT.

Remote pub located in Church Road. High on the North Downs and very close to Leeds Castle. Put on the market by Shepherd Neame who closed it in November 2014. Finally re-opened, after several years of closure, in June 2016.

We have visited this pub 7 times, seen 6 different beers and tried 3 of them.

Map location

Postcode: ME17 1QT