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4th K&ES Railway Beer Festival 2012 (CAMRA Beer Festival)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Kent - Beyond the PaleExceptional1
Goacher's - Dry Hopped Festival SpecialExcellent1
Leeds - Jubilee IPAExcellent1
Rother Valley - Cocoa HopsExcellent1
Summer Wine (SWB) - Zenith Pale AleExcellent1
Angus Ales - Driver DarkGood1
Hadrian and Border - Reivers IPAGood1
Orkney (Sinclair) - 3 Sisters Scottish Ale (Atlas range)Good1
Outstanding - Blond (superseded by 4.5% version)Good1
Ripple Steam - Classic IPAGood1
Battledown - Sunbeam California Steam BeerAcceptable1

Visits Details

16 Jun 2012 (oz11)
Quieter than the last couple of years. a few showers during the day but generally decent weather. Other beers were available.
Kent - Beyond the Pale5.40ExceptionalThe first really "overhopped" beer of the day. Splendid!
Summer Wine (SWB) - Zenith Pale Ale4.00Excellent
Leeds - Jubilee IPA4.80Excellent
Goacher's - Dry Hopped Festival Special3.80ExcellentHouse beer, specially dry hopped with EKG.
Rother Valley - Cocoa Hops4.60ExcellentDescribed as "new dark, malty and hoppy ale". I note there was a version brewed to 4.8% previously. This might be spelled as "CoCo Hops".
Orkney (Sinclair) - 3 Sisters Scottish Ale (Atlas range)4.20Good
Hadrian and Border - Reivers IPA4.40Good
Angus Ales - Driver Dark4.40Good
Outstanding - Blond (superseded by 4.5% version)4.20GoodAroma and flavour of oranges.
Ripple Steam - Classic IPA4.50Good
Battledown - Sunbeam California Steam Beer3.80AcceptableAmerican style "Steam Beer". Lacking condition.

About the 4th K&ES Railway Beer Festival 2012

Summary of Beer Scores



The pub is found in Tenterden, Kent, TN30 6HE.

A chance to drink real ales, ciders and perries and travel on a steam train.

We have visited this pub once, seen 11 different beers and tried them all.

Map location

Postcode: TN30 6HE