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The Woodcock (Greene King)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Harviestoun - Bitter & TwistedExcellent1
Rother Valley - Woodcock AleExcellent1
Greene King - XX Dark MildExcellent2
Cellar Head - Amber AleExcellent1
Old Dairy - Gold TopGood2
Greene King - Abbot AleGood1
Harvey's - Sussex Best BitterGood1
Greene King - Morland OriginalNot Tried0
Greene King - Ruddles BestNot Tried0
Greene King - IPANot Tried0
Wolf - Golden JackalNot Tried0
Greene King - Morland Old Golden HenNot Tried0
Long Man - Long Blonde Not Tried0
Picture 1. The Woodcock, Iden Green, Kent
Picture 2. The Woodcock, Iden Green, Kent

Visits Details

07 Jul 2019 (Wittenden)
Sunday lunchtime:we sat in the freshly turfed garden.Busy with families,diners and drinkers.Wood burning stove alight in the bar.Friendly welcome from behind the bar.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Cellar Head - Amber Ale4.00ExcellentWell rounded,floral:marmalade to the finish.Has pleasing echoes of an old school bitter.
Harvey's - Sussex Best Bitter4.00GoodYep,it's Harveys.
Long Man - Long Blonde 3.80Not Tried
11 May 2019 (Wittenden)
After a long period of closure, this pub reopened in april 2019. Late afternoon on a Saturday:several in,viewing some sporting event.No sign of Greene King beers on the bar.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Rother Valley - Woodcock Ale3.80ExcellentWorkmanlike mid brown bitter.Spicy.Long bitter finish.Good stuff.
Harvey's - Sussex Best Bitter4.00Not Tried
Long Man - Long Blonde 3.80Not Tried
28 May 2018 (Wittenden)
This pub seems to be closed:lease for sale.
BeerABVScoreNotes
08 May 2016 (Wittenden)
Mid Sunday afternoon on the hottest day of the year.I was dog walking in the area and came in the search for GK's xx mild.To no avail.A few other dog walkers enjoying the cool of the bar.A Greene King House Beer was also available.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Harviestoun - Bitter & Twisted3.80ExcellentFirst from a new cask. Citrus with a long bitter finish. Hit the spot today, not so sure about it in less clement weather.
Wolf - Golden Jackal3.70Not Tried
Greene King - Morland Old Golden Hen4.10Not Tried
18 Jan 2014 (Wittenden)
Busy on an overcast Saturday lunchtime.Drinkers, a few diners.Good pub.No XX Mild, unfortunately.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00GoodFor old time's sake.Unctuously malty.How times change.
Old Dairy - Gold Top4.30AcceptableNot at its best.Pinched.
Greene King - Morland Original4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
27 Dec 2013 (Wittenden)
Continuing the revels in the post Christmas lull:the pub filled up with parties and their dogs on a showery Friday lunchtime.XX Mild unavailable.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Old Dairy - Gold Top4.30ExcellentGolden:stewed fruit,citrus.
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Greene King - Morland Original4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
23 Nov 2013 (Wittenden)
Saturday lunch with the folks. Busy with drinkers:a few familiar faces.A warm welcome from the landlord.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Greene King - XX Dark Mild3.00ExcellentLuscious dark mild.Chocolate.Lowland river.Classic.
Greene King - IPA3.60Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Greene King - Morland Original4.00Not Tried
Old Dairy - Gold Top4.30Not Tried
02 May 2013 (Pedro)
Evening. Abbot not available
BeerABVScoreNotes
Greene King - XX Dark Mild3.00Excellent
Greene King - Morland Original4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried

About The Woodcock

The pub sign. The Woodcock, Iden Green, Kent

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional-
Excellent6
Good2
Acceptable1
Poor-

Website.

The pub is found in Iden Green, Kent, TN17 4HT.

Early 16th century house at Iden Green near Benenden. Weather-boarded and remotely set amongst woodlands, with its own large garden.

We have visited this pub 8 times, seen 13 different beers and tried 7 of them.

Map location

Postcode: TN17 4HT