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The Made Inn (Free House)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Redemption - Victorian Mild (collaboration with The Kernel)Exceptional1
JW Lees (see also Lees) - Plum PuddingExcellent1
Thornbridge / Thornbridge Hall - JaipurExcellent4
Hammerton - N1Good1
Blackjack - Pub Pale ExtraGood1
Old Dairy - Green Hop Ernest Red AleAcceptable1
Picture 1. The Made Inn, Ashford, Kent

Visits Details

12 May 2022 (Magnus Greel)
Second and final pub of our 'crawl', Steve the Guv was in fine form, just one other couple in and another chap arrived shortly after made for an enjoyable and extended stay.
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Thornbridge / Thornbridge Hall - Jaipur5.90ExceptionalPerfectly kept pint or three!!
02 Apr 2022 (ChrisE)
A cold Saturday afternoon, a good chatty crowd inside.
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Hammerton - N14.10Good
18 Feb 2022 (Magnus Greel)
Early evening fairly busy we squeezed in an occupied table which the chap in situ was kind enough to share.
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Thornbridge / Thornbridge Hall - Jaipur5.90Good
16 Feb 2022 (ChrisE)
Afternoon visit from soon after 4pm opening, I was the only customer but a reasonable number in by the time that I left.
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Thornbridge / Thornbridge Hall - Jaipur5.90Good
13 Feb 2022 (ChrisE)
I originally popped in at opening time for one pint, then I checked the Stagecoach App and found that my planned bus was one of today's many cancellations so I stayed for another. I was the only customer for the duration.
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Thornbridge / Thornbridge Hall - Jaipur5.90Excellent
03 Feb 2022 (ChrisE)
6pm visit for revised opening time. Filling up rapidly with customers glad to see the place open again.
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Blackjack - Pub Pale Extra5.50Good
03 Feb 2022 (ChrisE)
Should have opened at 4pm but upon arrival I discovered that this has been put back to 6pm.
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11 Dec 2021 (ChrisE)
Lunchtime visit and fairly quiet, I had a good chat with Steve the guv.
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JW Lees (see also Lees) - Plum Pudding4.80Excellent
28 Nov 2021 (ChrisE)
Sunday afternoon, the front of the pub was full with regular locals whilst the rear room was empty. Cask beer selling very well today.
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Redemption - Victorian Mild (collaboration with The Kernel)6.00ExceptionalI rarely give anything five stars but this is a fantastic brew in very good condition. Dosser would love this.
21 Oct 2021 (ChrisE)
Fairly quiet at the time of my visit, I sat by the window and chatted with some friends.
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Old Dairy - Green Hop Ernest Red Ale4.50AcceptableNo condition to this pint.

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About The Made Inn

The pub sign. The Made Inn, Ashford, Kent

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional2
Excellent21
Good33
Acceptable6
Poor-

Website.

The pub is found in Ashford, Kent, TN23 1JJ.

This pub opened on 27 July 2018 in a former music shop in New Rents. There is seating in the bar area and a separate room to the rear plus a patio area at the back of the pub. Originally all beers were sourced from local breweries and dispensed by gravity from a stillage behind the bar but since then 10 keg lines have been added too and supply may be from outside the local area. A refurbishment took place during March 2020 and beer is now served through a handpump. Refurbishment during 2021 added further lines so now offering 23 beers on KeyKeg/keg, one cask beer on handpump and half a dozen ciders. Card payment only, no cash. Since autumn 2021 there is a second pub in this chain, in Maidstone.

We have visited this pub 60 times, seen 56 different beers and tried 47 of them.

Map location

Postcode: TN23 1JJ