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Old Bay Alehouse (Freehouse)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Bexley - Howbury Milk StoutExcellent1
Canterbury Ales (sometimes badged as Canterbrew) - The Knight's AleExcellent1
Silver Brewhouse (formerly Raw) - Baby Ghost IPAExcellent1
Iron Pier - Cast Iron StoutExcellent1
Burning Sky - PlateauExcellent1
Clouded Minds - Clout StoutExcellent1
Gritchie - Summer LoreExcellent1
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Oatmeal StoutExcellent1
Iron Pier - BitterGood1
Great Heck - ChristopherGood1
Angels & Demons (also uses McCanns branding) - A.D.H. MEGood1
Titanic - Plum PorterGood1
Bexley - BOB (Bexley's Own Beer) Good1
Framework - Fox PawGood1
Potton - Lowlands French AleGood1
Cellar Head - Spring Pale AleAcceptable1
Tiny Rebel - Strawberry MilkshakeAcceptable1
Peerless - Mocha MatariNot Tried0
Cellar Head - Autumn AleNot Tried0
Ilkley - Joshua JaneNot Tried0
Mallinsons - ObliviousNot Tried0
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - No. 5Not Tried0
Pig & Porter - Edge of NowhereNot Tried0
Wantsum - Black PigNot Tried0

Visits Details

21 Jun 2019 (Dosser)
Few in on a sunny afternoon including dark side dave. 4 ales available.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Bexley - Howbury Milk Stout5.00ExcellentVery nice stout
14 Jun 2019 (Magnus Greel)
Mid evening until close busy with many regulars, friendly welcome we sat at the bar and chatted to Kirsty and Phil whom my friend knew well. Despite being full of curry I managed to enjoy 3 of the 4 beers on offer..
BeerABVScoreNotes
Burning Sky - Plateau3.50ExcellentMy expectations satisfied
Bexley - BOB (Bexley's Own Beer) 4.20GoodDescribed as a pale ale I found it to be more of a typical English bitter
Framework - Fox Paw4.00GoodAnother typical bitter with a peppery twang. Nice
Wantsum - Black Pig4.80Not Tried
02 Mar 2019 (Dosser)
Few loud pensioners in
BeerABVScoreNotes
Great Heck - Christopher4.50GoodA good crisp pint
13 Feb 2019 (beery steve)
Lunchtime visit a few in.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Oatmeal Stout4.60Excellent
Canterbury Ales (sometimes badged as Canterbrew) - The Knight's Ale4.60Excellent
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - No. 54.40Not Tried
Pig & Porter - Edge of Nowhere4.50Not Tried
09 Jan 2019 (beery steve)
Fourth pub on my beerabout. A few in.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Clouded Minds - Clout Stout4.50Excellent
Ilkley - Joshua Jane3.70Not Tried
Mallinsons - Oblivious4.50Not Tried
15 Dec 2018 (Dosser)
Horrible day. 3 of us in.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Titanic - Plum Porter4.90GoodGood flavours
23 Oct 2018 (ChrisE)
Lunchtime visit and just a few in for beer.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Silver Brewhouse (formerly Raw) - Baby Ghost IPA3.90Excellent
Iron Pier - Cast Iron Stout4.70Excellent
Cellar Head - Autumn Ale4.50Not Tried
09 Aug 2018 (Jack William)
Lunchtime session for six of us - tried hard but we couldn’t drain the Summer Lore. First ones in, last out. Good session, in the rain we weren’t moving.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Gritchie - Summer Lore3.60ExcellentGood citrus notes and very moorish.
Potton - Lowlands French Ale4.00GoodUnlined but reasonably clear, dry but rather thin taste.
Tiny Rebel - Strawberry Milkshake4.20AcceptableHad a taster of this but too like an alcopop for my taste.
26 Jul 2018 (Dosser)
32 in the shade and needed a pint
BeerABVScoreNotes
Angels & Demons (also uses McCanns branding) - A.D.H. ME5.20GoodFine cool pint
19 Apr 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Early evening visit, my second one here. Lovely jovial atmosphere here with a churn of locals whilst we were sitting, watching and occasionally participating.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Iron Pier - Bitter4.00GoodGood enough to god back for a second one. Old fashioned English mid-brown bitter, once a staple for us all
Cellar Head - Spring Pale Ale4.20AcceptableHazy, tasty but average, needed more condition
Peerless - Mocha Matari5.00Not Tried

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About the Old Bay Alehouse

The pub sign. Old Bay Alehouse, Minnis Bay, Kent

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional1
Excellent16
Good11
Acceptable4
Poor-

Website.

The pub is found in Minnis Bay, Kent, CT7 9NS.

Shop conversion in classic Micropub style, that opened on March 24th 2017 in Minnis Road. 3 real ales (5 at weekends) and cider sold on gravity dispense from a smart temperature controlled cellar room. Seating is at a mix of wall mounted benches and high tables and low tables and chairs and several low armchairs in the front window. Run by Phil and Kirsty a very enthusiastic couple.

We have visited this pub 19 times, seen 41 different beers and tried 30 of them.

Map location

Postcode: CT7 9NS