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Artillery Arms (Freehouse)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - West Coast IPA (superseded by 5.6% version)Excellent1
Dark Star - Green Hopped IPAExcellent1
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Black Pearl Oyster StoutExcellent1
Dark Star - RevelationGood1
Dark Star - American Pale AleGood1
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Cloud SurferGood1
Burning Sky - AuroraGood1
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Summer's DayGood1
Oakham - Black Hole PorterAcceptable1
Oakham - Blue Skies IPAAcceptable1
Thornbridge / Thornbridge Hall - HoptonAcceptable1
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - No. 5Not Tried0
Dark Star - American Pale AleNot Tried0
Oakham - Export Inferno Not Tried0
Mad Cat - Platinum Blonde (previously Meaney's Platinum Blonde Ale)Not Tried0
Oakham - Elephant In The WhirlpoolNot Tried0
Grey Trees - Black Road StoutNot Tried0
Picture 1. Artillery Arms, Ramsgate, Kent
Picture 2. Artillery Arms, Ramsgate, Kent

Visits Details

16 Oct 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Mid evening visit.
Dark Star - Green Hopped IPA6.50ExcellentBest beer of the evening
Mad Cat - Platinum Blonde (previously Meaney's Platinum Blonde Ale)4.20Not Tried
Oakham - Elephant In The Whirlpool5.00Not Tried25th anniversary IPA
Grey Trees - Black Road Stout4.00Not Tried
20 Sep 2018 (Dosser)
4 BEERS on but none over 4.5%
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Cloud Surfer4.50GoodTHE flavours jump out at you. Good temperature.
11 Sep 2018 (Dosser)
Few in after AOT delivery
Dark Star - American Pale Ale4.70GoodFlavorsome but still a tad warm and lively
08 Sep 2018 (Dosser)
Few in early evening
Thornbridge / Thornbridge Hall - Hopton4.30AcceptableNone of the usual Thornbridge flavours
25 Aug 2018 (ChrisE)
Late evening visit and a few familiar faces, one of whom had just made his selections on the juke box which included Right said Fred by Bernard Cribbins and Stairway to Heaven by Rolf Harris. This pub has changed hands recently and the new landlady came over and introduced herself to us, apart from the change of ownership nothing seems to have changed in here. My friend commented on the number of men wearing skirts but I assured her that they were kilts.
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Black Pearl Oyster Stout6.20ExcellentA superb beer with which to finish the evening. Delicious dark ale.
16 Aug 2018 (Dosser)
5 beers on, all of them strong, hoppy and citrusy. Suited me.
Burning Sky - Aurora5.60GoodGood but still needed to be a tad cooler
12 Aug 2018 (Dosser)
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - West Coast IPA (superseded by 5.6% version)6.50ExcellentLovely pint. Cellar cooler.
Oakham - Black Hole Porter5.50AcceptableLast one out..
05 Aug 2018 (Dosser)
Warm evening. Beers on the board outside are different to the beers on the board inside and whats on the bar. Confusing!
Dark Star - Revelation5.70GoodIn good nick but still a tad too warm.
28 Jul 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Mid evening visit.
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Summer's Day4.30Good
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - No. 54.40Not Tried
Dark Star - American Pale Ale4.70Not Tried
Oakham - Export Inferno 4.40Not Tried
15 Jul 2018 (Dosser)
Warm evening and warm beer. Cellar temperature needs to be lower
Oakham - Blue Skies IPA6.00AcceptableWonderful beer but served far too warm which spoilt it.

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About the Artillery Arms

The pub sign. Artillery Arms, Ramsgate, Kent

Summary of Beer Scores


The pub is found in Ramsgate, Kent, CT11 9JS.

A small corner pub on a hill not far from the town centre. It has a rather rambling interior with the main seating area raised above the bar floor and a basement seating area too. Glorious stained glass street windows. 6 handpumps on the bar counter.

We have visited this pub 252 times, seen 314 different beers and tried 235 of them.

Map location

Postcode: CT11 9JS