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Parkerville (Freehouse)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - No. 5Exceptional2
Kent - Session PaleExceptional1
Kent - Green Hop 2020Exceptional1
Dark Star - Hophead (some has also been brewed by Fuller's)Exceptional1
Long Man - Best BitterExcellent2
Kent - Black HoneyExcellent1
Wantsum - Montgomery (was SS Richard Montgomery)Excellent1
Gun - Chummy BlusterExcellent1
Tonbridge - Oh that old chestnutGood1
Mighty Oak - The Old Man and The SeaGood1
Oakham - InfernoGood1
Tonbridge - IPAGood1
Wantsum - Black PigGood1
Mighty Oak - Faye WrayGood1
Northdown - Papworth Victory Best BitterGood1
Salopian - Lemon DreamGood1
Eagle (formerly Wells & Young's, formerly Charles Wells, formerly Wells) - Young's London Special (was Special)Not Tried0
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Green Hop Ale (2019)Not Tried0
Old Dairy - Silver TopNot Tried0
Mighty Oak - Kings (was 3.9% before 2013)Not Tried0
Mighty Oak - CopperheartNot Tried0
Thornbridge / Thornbridge Hall - JaipurNot Tried0
Wantsum - HurricaneNot Tried0
Caveman (latterly a cuckoo at Leatherbritches) - NeolithicNot Tried0
Bristol Beer Factory - Milk StoutNot Tried0
Bristol Beer Factory - NotoriousNot Tried0
Wantsum - 1381Not Tried0
Picture 1. Parkerville, Herne Bay, Kent
Picture 2. Parkerville, Herne Bay, Kent

Visits Details

06 Oct 2020 (Jack William)
Lunchtime- first stop on a mini cycle tour of East Kent. 2 other beers on - a Gadd’s green hop was one. Good chatting with the two other customers - one used to work at the Hair of the Dog - my next stop.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Kent - Green Hop 20204.70ExceptionalMy first green hop ale this year. Absolutely delicious - probably haven’t got the name correct.
25 Sep 2020 (Magnus Greel)
Late afternoon busy in the front bar so we sat in the empty room at the back.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Long Man - Best Bitter4.00Excellent
Bristol Beer Factory - Milk Stout4.50Not Tried
Bristol Beer Factory - Notorious3.80Not Tried
Gun - Chummy Bluster4.40Not Tried
23 Sep 2020 (Andrew)
A fair few in.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Long Man - Best Bitter4.00ExcellentNice crisp brown bitter
Gun - Chummy Bluster4.40ExcellentLight brown and very drinkable. It's good value at £3.60!
Wantsum - 13813.80Not Tried
Bristol Beer Factory - Milk Stout4.50Not Tried
17 Sep 2020 (Andrew)
Quite busy really. Nothing wrong with that just not expected for a Thursday.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Oakham - Inferno4.00GoodWhat you'd expect from Oakham - lots of hops and some syrup.
Wantsum - Black Pig4.80GoodPorter-like, or maybe dark-mild.
Northdown - Papworth Victory Best Bitter4.20GoodQuite thin body and well attenuated.
Caveman (latterly a cuckoo at Leatherbritches) - Neolithic4.10Not Tried
08 Sep 2020 (Jack William)
Early afternoon - I had cycled to the Butchers Arms - but alas it was closed - so thought I would try here as Andrew had noted it open. Glad I did, vey good beer and an interesting chat with a local (Alan) - who had been at the same secondary school as me - albeit 20 years later. Three ales on - but I didnt note the others.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Wantsum - Montgomery (was SS Richard Montgomery)4.00ExcellentSpot on.
03 Sep 2020 (Andrew)
First day of my forced 4 day week (thanks Covid). Not too busy.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Kent - Session Pale3.70ExceptionalSuperb stuff
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - No. 54.40Not Tried
Wantsum - Hurricane4.10Not Tried
Kent - Black Honey4.70Not Tried
21 Aug 2020 (Andrew)
It was like being back to normal.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - No. 54.40Excellentreally very good
Kent - Black Honey4.70ExcellentYou could really taste the honey.
Salopian - Lemon Dream4.50GoodGood condition. Light and slightly soapy.
Thornbridge / Thornbridge Hall - Jaipur5.90Not Tried
21 Feb 2020 (Andrew)
Good handful in around the bar.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Mighty Oak - The Old Man and The Sea4.10GoodBlack. Coffee. Smoke. Brandy.
Tonbridge - IPA4.80GoodPale gold. Sweet. Bit of candy floss. Low hopping.
Mighty Oak - Faye Wray4.10GoodLight gold. Medicinal.
Mighty Oak - Copperheart4.10Not Tried
03 Jan 2020 (Andrew)
Came with Gareth and sat in the back.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - No. 54.40ExceptionalHad a few of these!
Tonbridge - Oh that old chestnut4.40Good
Old Dairy - Silver Top4.50Not Tried
Mighty Oak - Kings (was 3.9% before 2013)4.20Not Tried
02 Oct 2019 (Andrew)
Great pub.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Dark Star - Hophead (some has also been brewed by Fuller's)3.80Exceptional
Eagle (formerly Wells & Young's, formerly Charles Wells, formerly Wells) - Young's London Special (was Special)4.50Not Tried
Mighty Oak - The Old Man and The Sea4.10Not Tried
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Green Hop Ale (2019)4.80Not Tried

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About the Parkerville

The pub sign. Parkerville, Herne Bay, Kent

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional8
Excellent27
Good23
Acceptable1
Poor-

Website.

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 40 times, seen 94 different beers and tried 43 of them.

Map location

Postcode: CT6 5AD