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Parkerville (Free House)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - No. 5Exceptional1
Goacher's - Special House AleExcellent1
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - HPA Hoppy Pale AleExcellent1
Tonbridge - Velvet RavenExcellent1
Dark Star - Hophead (some has also been brewed by Fuller's)Excellent2
Bristol Beer Factory - FortitudeExcellent1
Mighty Oak - Cat and FiddleExcellent1
Pig & Porter - Caravan (was 3.6%)Good1
Wantsum - 1381Good1
Wantsum - More’s HeadGood1
Tonbridge - TraditionalAcceptable1
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London PrideNot Tried0
Skinner's - Betty Stogs BitterNot Tried0
Wantsum - ImperiumNot Tried0
Wantsum - GolgothaNot Tried0
Northdown - Pale Ale MaryNot Tried0
Mighty Oak - Maldon GoldNot Tried0
Mighty Oak - Hogs HeadNot Tried0
Mighty Oak - Deja VuNot Tried0
Langton - Thomas LiftNot Tried0
Shivering Sands - Maunsell BitterNot Tried0
Northdown - Tidal MoonNot Tried0
Wantsum - Black PrinceNot Tried0
Rooster's - Capability BrownNot Tried0
Old Brass - Pussy Galore PorterNot Tried0
Oakham - CitraNot Tried0
Mad Squirrel (formerly Red Squirrel) - London PorterNot Tried0
Northdown - Bitter SeasNot Tried0
Picture 1. Parkerville, Herne Bay, Kent
Picture 2. Parkerville, Herne Bay, Kent

Visits Details

05 Apr 2024 (Andrew)
Closed for the night when we arrived, which was a shame.
25 Mar 2024 (Andrew)
Mid evening (at least in terms of Micropub opening times). Not too many in.
Dark Star - Hophead (some has also been brewed by Fuller's)3.80GoodNice and crisp
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Not Tried
Skinner's - Betty Stogs Bitter4.00Not Tried
Wantsum - Golgotha5.50Not Tried
03 Feb 2024 (Andrew)
Ah the Parkerville. Sat in the back and watched the Wales-Scotland rugby game. Excellent atmosphere.
Pig & Porter - Caravan (was 3.6%)3.40GoodExcellent condition. Had the initial smell and flavour of Gadd's No. 7 but with a much sweeter malt body. Very drinkable.
Oakham - Citra4.20Not Tried
Mad Squirrel (formerly Red Squirrel) - London Porter5.00Not Tried
Northdown - Bitter Seas4.20Not Tried
23 Jan 2024 (Magnus Greel)
Mid afternoon friendly and welcoming as always here from the bemused locals and barmaid when we all piled in! Busy in the front bar so we occupied the vacant rear bar during our short stay.
Bristol Beer Factory - Fortitude4.00ExcellentA well balanced no frills beer with a satisfying bitterness.
Dark Star - Hophead (some has also been brewed by Fuller's)3.80Not Tried
Rooster's - Capability Brown4.00Not Tried
Old Brass - Pussy Galore Porter5.50Not Tried
21 Aug 2023 (Gareth)
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - No. 54.40ExceptionalBest pint of 5 possibly ever
Dark Star - Hophead (some has also been brewed by Fuller's)3.80ExcellentA great pint of Hophead, new barrel
30 Jan 2023 (Andrew)
Fairly busy. Four beers on but can only remember 2.
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - HPA Hoppy Pale Ale3.60ExcellentGreat beer. Similar to Darkstar hop head
Wantsum - Black Prince3.90Not Tried
14 Jan 2023 (Gareth)
Tonbridge - Velvet Raven5.20ExcellentA very interesting stout with licorice and whisky undertones. Good ol' tonbridge
Wantsum - 13813.80GoodA hoppy citrus session IPA
Wantsum - More’s Head3.70GoodA good session bitter
10 Jan 2023 (Magnus Greel)
Friendly welcome and just a few folk in the front bar so we took over the empty back room and endured the unnecessary and loud music for our stay.
Tonbridge - Traditional3.60AcceptableFound this rather cloying and acetic despite its clarity.
Wantsum - Imperium4.00Not Tried
Northdown - Pale Ale Mary4.00Not Tried
Tonbridge - Velvet Raven5.20Not Tried
29 Dec 2022 (Andrew)
Great as always
Mighty Oak - Cat and Fiddle4.40ExcellentA roasted watery porter. Very very drinkable!
Mighty Oak - Maldon Gold3.80Not Tried
Mighty Oak - Hogs Head4.10Not Tried
Mighty Oak - Deja Vu3.90Not Tried
26 Nov 2022 (Andrew)
Not too busy. We sat by the window.
Goacher's - Special House Ale3.80ExcellentNice Goacher's Special!
Langton - Thomas Lift4.40Not Tried
Shivering Sands - Maunsell Bitter4.00Not Tried
Northdown - Tidal Moon5.80Not Tried

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About the Parkerville

The pub sign. Parkerville, Herne Bay, Kent

Summary of Beer Scores



The pub is found in Herne Bay, Kent, CT6 5AD.

Micropub style pub opened in former Mac's Music Store in High Street (eastern end), its name is derived from the proprietor's surname. Opened Friday 29th July 2016. Low tables and chairs at the front with a corner bar counter. Cask ales and ciders are served on gravity dispense from a small temperature controlled cellar room behind the bar. The stillage is on 2 tiers, each holding 4 casks. There is further seating down one step towards the rear and at the very back is storage for a rump musical instruments sales business which remains on the premises from its Mac's days. There is a small stage with piano by the front window.

We have visited this pub 59 times, seen 129 different beers and tried 57 of them.

Map location

Postcode: CT6 5AD