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Mind the Gap (Freehouse)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Black Pearl Oyster StoutExcellent2
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - DogBolter Dark PorterExcellent1
Milk Street - Zig Zag StoutExcellent1
Brunswick - Black SabbathExcellent2
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Dark ConspiracyGood1
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - No. 7Acceptable1
Oakham - JHBAcceptable1
Romney Marsh - American PaleAcceptable1
Iron Pier - PorterPoor1
Skinner's - Betty Stogs BitterNot Tried0
Skinner's - LushingtonsNot Tried0
Saltaire - Amarillo GoldNot Tried0
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Festiv'AleNot Tried0
Mighty Oak - Kings (was 3.9% before 2013)Not Tried0
Wantsum - MontgomeryNot Tried0
Mighty Oak - Howzat!Not Tried0
Dark Star - American Pale AleNot Tried0
Milk Street - The Usual (at one time 4.1%)Not Tried0
Iron Pier - Perry St PaleNot Tried0
Silver Brewhouse (formerly Raw) - Crazy DaisyNot Tried0
Picture 1. Mind the Gap, Broadstairs, Kent

Visits Details

28 Oct 2018 (Dosser)
Not much space today
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Dark Conspiracy4.90Good
16 Oct 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Early evening visit.
Oakham - JHB3.80AcceptableNot really recognisable as JHB. Little condition and watery to boot
Skinner's - Betty Stogs Bitter4.00Not Tried
Iron Pier - Porter5.30Not Tried
Silver Brewhouse (formerly Raw) - Crazy Daisy4.60Not Tried
03 Oct 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Mid evening visit. Quiet tonight with some card players downstairs.
Milk Street - Zig Zag Stout4.50ExcellentBest beer of the evening
Dark Star - American Pale Ale4.70Not Tried
Milk Street - The Usual (at one time 4.1%)4.40Not Tried
Iron Pier - Perry St Pale3.70Not Tried
15 Sep 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Mid evening visit.
Iron Pier - Porter5.30PoorAwful! Poured flat, lifeless with no mouthfeel. Just a viscous liquid which was a chore to finish
Mighty Oak - Kings (was 3.9% before 2013)4.20Not Tried
Wantsum - Montgomery4.00Not Tried
Mighty Oak - Howzat!3.70Not Tried
13 Aug 2018 (Dosser)
Fight er I mean folk week in broadstairs so strange people carrying plastic glasses full of alcohol everywhere.
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Black Pearl Oyster Stout6.20ExcellentExcellent pearl but doesn't taste the same in plastic.
28 Jul 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Early evening visit. Relaxed with just a few inside and two sunbathing at the pavement seating.
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Black Pearl Oyster Stout6.20ExcellentFull bodied, really too good to start a session on!
Saltaire - Amarillo Gold4.50Not Tried
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Festiv'Ale3.80Not Tried
22 Jul 2018 (Dosser)
Full micro
Brunswick - Black Sabbath6.00ExcellentTop quality
20 Jul 2018 (Dosser)
Few raindrops on another warm afternoon.
Brunswick - Black Sabbath6.00ExcellentSuperb
01 Jun 2018 (Dosser)
Muggy afternoon.
Romney Marsh - American Pale5.00AcceptableI'm not keen on Romney marsh beers. Lacking flavour.
17 May 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Mid evening visit. Just a couple of drinkers on the top deck. There has been a significant reshuffle of seating downstairs.
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - DogBolter Dark Porter5.60Excellent
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - No. 73.80AcceptableBroken yeasty head, not at its peak
Skinner's - Betty Stogs Bitter4.00Not Tried
Skinner's - Lushingtons4.20Not Tried

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About the Mind the Gap

The pub sign. Mind the Gap, Broadstairs, Kent

Summary of Beer Scores



The pub is found in Broadstairs, Kent, CT10 1JB.

Retail premises conversion into the Micropub style at the top end of the High Street near the railway station. Opened officially on 15th July 2016 with a soft opening the day before. Cask ales and ciders / perries sold on gravity dispense from a chilled cabinet on the upper level behind a bar counter. The lower level has tables and chairs with a couple of settees in the bay window. Operated by the same people that have an interest in the nearby award winning Yard of Ale. Railway themed including interest adorning the walls and a real length of mainline rail acting as a foot rail at the bar counter upstairs. Thanet CAMRA branch Cider Pub of the Year 2017.

We have visited this pub 49 times, seen 62 different beers and tried 31 of them.

Map location

Postcode: CT10 1JB