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The Ram Inn (Freehouse)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Harvey's - Sussex Best BitterExcellent1
Burning Sky - AriseExcellent1
Long Man - Best BitterExcellent3
Long Man - Old Man Excellent1
Harvey's - Bonfire BoyExcellent1
Cellar Head - Autumn AleGood1
Hurst - Keeper's GoldGood1
Long Man - American Pale AleGood1
Cellar Head - Golden AleGood1
Burning Sky - PlateauPoor1
Long Man - Long Blonde Not Tried0
Long Man - Scary ManNot Tried0
Cellar Head - India Pale AleNot Tried0
Picture 1. The Ram Inn, Firle, East Sussex
Chris Excell

Visits Details

24 Jun 2021 (Wittenden)
Final day of family manoeuvres: debriefing on The Beach on a sunny afternoon.Busy.
Long Man - Best Bitter4.00ExcellentStill on stalwart form. I stayed with this one.
Harvey's - Sussex Best Bitter4.00Not Tried
Long Man - Long Blonde 3.80Not Tried
22 Jun 2021 (Wittenden)
A day of family manoeuvres:time for a late afternoon drink with our son on the "Firle Beach", in front of the pub.
Long Man - Best Bitter4.00ExcellentSecond pint: an old school malty best bitter.Almonds. Reassuring.
Long Man - Best Bitter4.00GoodFirst pint.
Long Man - Long Blonde 3.80Not Tried
15 Mar 2020 (Wittenden)
Very busy with drinkers, diners,dogs and walkers on a changeable March Sunday afternoon.We sat in the upstairs former Court Room.
Burning Sky - Arise4.40ExcellentKey Keg, but a delicious ,hazy session IPA. Wall fruit.
Long Man - American Pale Ale4.80GoodBit tired , perhaps.Mellow.
Harvey's - Sussex Best Bitter4.00Not Tried
08 Dec 2019 (Wittenden)
Sunday lunchtime:heaving with walkers,drinkers and diners-some of us fulfilling all three categories.Alas no Burning Sky beers today.
Long Man - Old Man 4.30ExcellentGentle Old Ale.
Cellar Head - Autumn Ale4.50GoodLabelled as Autumn Pale Ale.Chestnut brown,mellow.
Harvey's - Sussex Best Bitter4.00Not Tried
06 Oct 2018 (Wittenden)
Busy with drinkers and diners on the first wet Saturday for a while. We met family members who'd had business over this way.A local cider on the fourth handpump.
Cellar Head - Golden Ale4.30GoodBlackcurrants.Lingering sweet after taste.
Burning Sky - Plateau3.50PoorVery disappointing to find this beer to be awaiting a visit from Prof. Sarson.The barman unsympathetic.
Harvey's - Sussex Best Bitter4.00Not Tried
29 Jun 2018 (ChrisE)
Lunchtime and afternoon visits prior to and just after a visit to the nearby Burning Sky Brewery, I had not been here before and I was impressed with the place and service. Very busy today with diners and visitors to the nearby Glynde music festival. I stayed one hour longer than intended when I discovered that my planned train home had been cancelled.
Harvey's - Sussex Best Bitter4.00Excellent
Long Man - American Pale Ale4.80Not Tried
Cellar Head - India Pale Ale5.00Not Tried
29 Oct 2016 (Wittenden)
Very busy on a mild late October Saturday lunchtime.They were busily preparing for the annual Bonfire Celebrations, so there was much dashing around of hi vis jackets. We were in the area on an abortive mission to buy a teapot. No Burning Sky beers on today, unfortunately.
Harvey's - Bonfire Boy5.80ExcellentRich roast malt, a bit of woodsmoke. Mellow, perhaps too mellow for lunchtime.
Hurst - Keeper's Gold4.40GoodWell rounded Golden Ale:the malt given scope to complement the nettley hops.
Harvey's - Sussex Best Bitter4.00Not Tried
Long Man - Scary Man4.30Not Tried

About The Ram Inn

The pub sign. The Ram Inn, Firle, East Sussex

Summary of Beer Scores



The pub is found in Firle, East Sussex, BN8 6NS.

Rambling brick, flint and tile pub in an Estate Village in the South Downs. Largely food led, with a welcoming bar. Close to the home of Burning Sky Brewery. 4 handpumps.

We have visited this pub 7 times, seen 13 different beers and tried 10 of them.

Map location

Postcode: BN8 6NS