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Ravensgate Arms (Freehouse)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - SeasiderExcellent1
Saltaire - Unity IPAExcellent1
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - UberExcellent1
Burning Sky - PlateauExcellent1
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - She Sells Sea ShellsExcellent2
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - West Coast IPAExcellent1
Dark Star - Revelation CatExcellent1
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - East Kent India Pale AleGood1
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - No. 5Good1
Boutilliers - Sunday DebutAcceptable1
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Green Hop Ale (2016)Acceptable1
Oakham - Blue Skies IPANot Tried0
Dark Star - Hophead (some also brewed by Fuller's)Not Tried0
Dark Star - American Pale AleNot Tried0
Swan - Swan GoldNot Tried0
Picture 1. Ravensgate Arms, Ramsgate, Kent
Picture 2. Ravensgate Arms, Ramsgate, Kent

Visits Details

20 Sep 2018 (Dosser)
Few in. Found a can of beer for £10. Expensive Keg beers but the cask ales are reasonable
BeerABVScoreNotes
Saltaire - Unity IPA6.00ExcellentLovely pint at £3.50
22 Jun 2018 (Andrew)
Ian and I came here for a swift one.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - She Sells Sea Shells4.70ExceptionalOutstandingly good
01 Mar 2018 (Magnus Greel)
Fourth pub and fairly quiet until we arrived. Echoing Phil's remarks regarding Keg vs Cask.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Boutilliers - Sunday Debut4.80AcceptableNot reading the small print (keg) I ordered this by mistake and instantly regretted it.
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - She Sells Sea Shells4.70Not Tried
Swan - Swan Gold4.00Not Tried
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - West Coast IPA5.60Not Tried
01 Mar 2018 (Dosser)
The crawl continued
BeerABVScoreNotes
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - West Coast IPA5.60ExcellentLove it
10 Feb 2018 (Andrew)
Quiet, which is a shame as it's a nice pub. The barman was friendly and you can control the music from your phone.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - She Sells Sea Shells4.70Good
Dark Star - American Pale Ale4.70Not Tried
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - West Coast IPA5.60Not Tried
07 Jan 2018 (Dosser)
Few in
BeerABVScoreNotes
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Uber3.80ExcellentBest beer ive had here for a while
23 Dec 2017 (Philip Pirrip)
Mid evening visit, good thriving pub but was stiflingly hot and eventually staff opened the separate 2 front doors to create airflow. Sad to see more fizz beer than cask being sold.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - East Kent India Pale Ale6.50GoodA nourishing beer, some slight haze
Dark Star - Hophead (some also brewed by Fuller's)3.80Not Tried
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - She Sells Sea Shells4.70Not Tried
16 Oct 2017 (ChrisE)
It is nice to see this pub back under old management. Cask ales are now on handpump.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Seasider4.30Excellent
Oakham - Blue Skies IPA6.00Not Tried
27 Sep 2017 (Dosser)
Few in and some samples available from roger
BeerABVScoreNotes
Dark Star - Revelation Cat9.00ExcellentOnly a sample but sooo sweet. Labeled as death star
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Green Hop Ale (2016)4.80Acceptable2017 version. Tasty but lifeless
20 Sep 2017 (Dosser)
First visit to the revamped pub. 2 beers on plus lots of expensive Key kegs not sold in pints but 1/3 or 2/3rds. One stout worked out at £9 a pint. Well it was 13%. Hipster pub, whatever that is?
BeerABVScoreNotes
Burning Sky - Plateau3.50ExcellentFine half at £1.50 made it a bargain here
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - No. 54.40GoodGood half

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About the Ravensgate Arms

The pub sign. Ravensgate Arms, Ramsgate, Kent

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional2
Excellent21
Good18
Acceptable3
Poor-

Website.

The pub is found in Ramsgate, Kent, CT11 8NY.

Corner pub in King Street, Ramsgate. It has previously been known as the Hamilton Tavern and Maguires, reopened by Late Knights Brewery in late 2014 who sold cask and keg beers from its own and other independent breweries, it now operates as a Free House since autumn 2016. Check which beers are cask ales and which are keg on a large blackboard. 3 handpumps and 10 keg lines. Closed in May 2017 due to licensing issues. Bare wooden floor boarded throughout. Re-opened under new management on 31st August 2017 after refurbishment and with the involvement of Eddie Gadd from Ramsgate Brewery.

We have visited this pub 40 times, seen 57 different beers and tried 36 of them.

Map location

Postcode: CT11 8NY