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Medway Beer Festival 2012 (Non-CAMRA Beer Festival)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Phoenix - SkellingtonExcellent1
Williams Brothers - March of the PenguinsExcellent1
Otley - O-GardenExcellent1
Moles - Perle Anniversary AleExcellent1
Titanic - Chocolate & Vanilla StoutExcellent1
Green Jack - Red HerringExcellent1
Banks & Taylor's (B&T) - Black SquirrelExcellent1
Hoggleys - India Pale AleExcellent1
Skinner's - Cornish ScreamExcellent1
Bowland - ElderadoGood1

Visits Details

09 Nov 2012 (Alenomore)
13:00 visit. Good to be back here after missing last years 10th edition. Good crowd already in and plenty of familiar faces too. Organiser John Brice, has certainly established this successful b/f. I stayed until 6pm and sampled some decent ales.
Otley - O-Garden4.80Excellent
Titanic - Chocolate & Vanilla Stout4.50ExcellentExactly as described..
Banks & Taylor's (B&T) - Black Squirrel3.90Excellent
Skinner's - Cornish Scream4.30Excellent
Phoenix - Skellington4.10Excellent
Williams Brothers - March of the Penguins4.90Excellent
Moles - Perle Anniversary Ale4.60Excellent
Green Jack - Red Herring5.00Excellent
Hoggleys - India Pale Ale5.00Excellent
Bowland - Elderado3.50Good

About the Medway Beer Festival 2012

Summary of Beer Scores



The pub is found in Chatham, Kent, ME4 6BB.

This, the 11th edition, held at the impressive Stanley Ballroom at the rear of the St George Hotel, on New Road Avenue, entrance in Gundulph Lane. A large, open plan, old type venue, with plenty of seating. Live music for the evening sessions and good value hot food on offer. Three bar areas selling over 50 real ales, plus a large selection of cider, perry and foreign beers. This very successful and popular annual event is run and licensed by local landlord John Brice of the King George V in nearby Brompton (Gillingham), with the help of many unpaid volunteers. Recommended.

We have visited this pub once, seen 10 different beers and tried them all.

Map location

Postcode: ME4 6BB