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Furlongs Ale House (Freehouse)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Burning Sky - PlateauExceptional1
Goacher's - Gold StarExceptional1
Kent - ProhibitionExceptional2
Kent - MandarinaExcellent1
Kent - Southern CrossExcellent1
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - East Kent India Pale AleExcellent1
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - She Sells Sea ShellsExcellent1
Five Points - XPAExcellent1
Kent - The Quiet AmericanExcellent1
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - No. 5Excellent1
Four Candles - Triple Hop Extra PaleExcellent1
Goacher's - Crown Imperial StoutExcellent1
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - HPA Hoppy Pale AleExcellent2
Hopdaemon - Green DaemonExcellent1
Goacher's - Best Dark Ale (aka Original)Excellent1
Canterbury Ales (sometimes badged as Canterbrew) - The Wife of Bath's AleExcellent1
Canterbury Ales (sometimes badged as Canterbrew) - The Friar's AleExcellent1
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - No. 5Excellent1
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Little CrackerExcellent1
Kent - Beyond the PaleExcellent1
Oakham - Scarlet MacawGood1
Constellation - Indus Good1
Lincoln Green - ArcherGood1
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - HeatwaveAcceptable1
Northern Monk - Eternal Session IPANot Tried0
Marble - PintNot Tried0
Kent - PorterNot Tried0
Four Candles - American Pale AleNot Tried0
Four Candles - East Kent BitterNot Tried0
Four Candles - Chinook Session BitterNot Tried0
Oakham - Bishops FarewellNot Tried0
Angels & Demons (also uses McCanns branding) - Bombay SocialNot Tried0
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Black Pearl Oyster StoutNot Tried0
Burning Sky - AriseNot Tried0
Northdown - Papworth Victory Best BitterNot Tried0
Canterbury Ales (sometimes badged as Canterbrew) - The Merchant's StoutNot Tried0
Oakham - CitraNot Tried0
Angels & Demons (also uses McCanns branding) - I Spy Dragonfly IPANot Tried0
Saltaire - Stout No. 5Not Tried0
Thornbridge / Thornbridge Hall - JaipurNot Tried0
Burning Sky - SummertimeNot Tried0
Gun - Pale AleNot Tried0
Old Dairy - Copper TopNot Tried0
Picture 1. Furlongs Ale House, Faversham, Kent

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08 Aug 2021 (Archie14)
Very quiet in this usually busy micro, perhaps the weather was putting people off? Even more reason to go to the pub I say 🍺👍
BeerABVScoreNotes
Goacher's - Best Dark Ale (aka Original)4.10ExcellentThe original! Great stuff
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - HPA Hoppy Pale Ale3.60Excellent
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - No. 54.40ExcellentProper premium traditional bitter of the finest order, delicious malt, and great head retention.
Kent - Southern Cross4.80ExcellentDelicious dry & hoppy pale
Thornbridge / Thornbridge Hall - Jaipur5.90Not Tried
Gun - Pale Ale4.60Not Tried
Constellation - Indus 3.90Not Tried
11 Jul 2021 (Archie14)
As ever a most excellent visit to this wonderful micro, excellent service, atmosphere and excellent selection of proper cask ale.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - She Sells Sea Shells4.70ExcellentIt’s Gadds! Excellent condition, moorishly malty with stunning notes of floral hoppiness.
Kent - The Quiet American4.20ExcellentSo so close to a 5* for me. Wonderful dry and floral apa excellent condition.
Constellation - Indus 3.90Good
Canterbury Ales (sometimes badged as Canterbrew) - The Merchant's Stout4.00Not Tried
Angels & Demons (also uses McCanns branding) - I Spy Dragonfly IPA5.00Not Tried
19 Jun 2021 (Archie14)
Garden was busy by 1pm so we sat inside which also became fully occupied by late afternoon. Potential customers queuing outside only to be told the pub was at full capacity in these Covid times. Amazingly the one member of staff on manages to greet and take details at the door, serve, do table service inside and out, clean and change casks all on her own and the service is excellent, other establishments take note!
BeerABVScoreNotes
Canterbury Ales (sometimes badged as Canterbrew) - The Wife of Bath's Ale3.90ExcellentNice soft floral notes with hint of citrus
Kent - Beyond the Pale5.40ExcellentDelicious dry strong pale of the finest order 👍
Burning Sky - Arise4.40Not Tried
Northdown - Papworth Victory Best Bitter4.20Not Tried
05 Jun 2021 (Archie14)
First visit sine the current lockdown easing. This is in my top three micros. Excellent Covid procedures in place, excellent service as ever and top quality ale in the superb garden.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Goacher's - Gold Star5.10ExceptionalMagnificent example of this premium golden ale from Kent’s best brewery.
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Black Pearl Oyster Stout6.20Not Tried
Northern Monk - Eternal Session IPA4.10Not Tried
01 Aug 2020 (Archie14)
Finished work at 1pm in Faversham by 2pm, after a quick look round the charity shops Looking for bargains l “stumble” in the great micro and have a most enjoyable late afternoon/early evening session, garden fully occupied and inside soon to be full to the current safety limit, good conversation and banter to be had by all.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Kent - Prohibition4.80ExceptionalJust has to be a 5! Stunning example of this wonderful beer and no wonder now a permanent fixture in this pub 🍺👍
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - No. 54.40ExcellentSuperb malty finish to this great traditional Bitter
Oakham - Bishops Farewell4.60Not Tried
Angels & Demons (also uses McCanns branding) - Bombay Social3.80Not Tried
26 Jul 2020 (Archie14)
Great to once again frequent this great micro, professionally run and organised in the current climate, which didn’t ruin the great atmosphere you always get in here.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Kent - Prohibition4.80ExcellentNow a permanent beer in here and selling very quickly
Kent - Mandarina4.50ExcellentDeliciously well balanced hoppy pale
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Heatwave3.50AcceptableUnfined and brewed with ginger so on both accounts not to my taste
Four Candles - East Kent Bitter4.10Not Tried
Four Candles - Chinook Session Bitter3.90Not Tried
22 Feb 2020 (Archie14)
Very busy, great atmosphere.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Four Candles - Triple Hop Extra Pale4.60Excellent
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - HPA Hoppy Pale Ale3.60Excellent
Oakham - Scarlet Macaw4.40Good
Kent - Porter5.50Not Tried
Four Candles - American Pale Ale4.00Not Tried
02 Feb 2020 (Archie14)
Wonderful Sunday afternoon session in sunny Faversham. For me this Micropub is without a doubt one of the best there is, superb beer selection served in tip top condition.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Burning Sky - Plateau3.50ExceptionalJust has to be a 5*! A fine example of a perfect pint, incredible condition, immaculately polished pint with a tight brilliant white head with incredible lacing with a wonderful tingly sensation on the tongue and an almost cream like mouthfeel.... Exceptional 👍
Goacher's - Crown Imperial Stout4.50ExcellentTruly a wonderful beer and for me the best cask stout there is.
Hopdaemon - Green Daemon5.00ExcellentAfter the Burning Sky Plateau this was like a massive smack in the face! Intense strong flavour.
Canterbury Ales (sometimes badged as Canterbrew) - The Friar's Ale4.30ExcellentLovely no nonsense bitter
Marble - Pint3.90Not Tried
22 Dec 2019 (Archie14)
Before my visit to this great Micro I had the pleasure of walking and shopping in the town, can I just say that Faversham should be extremely proud of itself as the Market town this Christmas was stunning, shops buzzing, great market stalls, brass band playing in the square, you simply could not of wished for anything more, the town was as traditional as you can get and truly felt like Christmas's of old. Inside the pub was no different, as ready flow of customers before a brief quiet period then before you knew it the pub was heaving, great atmosphere!
BeerABVScoreNotes
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Little Cracker5.00Excellent
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - East Kent India Pale Ale6.50ExcellentStunning stuff, big bold flavoursome pint with an almost spirit like finish
Five Points - XPA4.00ExcellentDelicious pale beer, nice slight citrus and floral finish.
Old Dairy - Copper Top4.10Not Tried
Northern Monk - Eternal Session IPA4.10Not Tried
22 Aug 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Last knockings visit until 10pm close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Lincoln Green - Archer4.00Good
Oakham - Citra4.20Not Tried
Saltaire - Stout No. 54.20Not Tried
Burning Sky - Summertime4.50Not TriedMy colleague's was a massively hazy pint

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About the Furlongs Ale House

The pub sign. Furlongs Ale House, Faversham, Kent

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional6
Excellent50
Good33
Acceptable14
Poor-

Website.

The pub is found in Faversham, Kent, ME13 8NS.

Faversham's first Micropub, at the Market Place end of Preston Street, which opened on 18th December 2014 having previously been open for a short while as a pop-up during the town's Hop Festival in the autumn. Shop conversion from a wet fish shop. Small oblong room, sparsely decorated, with large central skylight. High wall mounted benches provide the seating at high tables. Small bar counter in the far left hand corner is equipped with 6 wall mounted handpumps and 1 on the counter top for the real ale and cider dispense. Unisex toilet at the back. CAMRA card holders' discount for real ale and cider, 10p a pint and 5p a half. Lost the apostrophe in its name with recent new signage!

We have visited this pub 59 times, seen 169 different beers and tried 88 of them.

Map location

Postcode: ME13 8NS