The Handsome Sam
Whitstable, CT5 4HJ

The Handsome Sam
Whitstable, CT5 4HJ

Cask Beers Available

Cask Beers Available

Constellation - Draco

Draco - 4.2%



4.2% abv

A traditional bitter, copper in colour using a blend of only the best British hops. It’s a subtle flavour with a slight spicy note.

Iron Pier - Wealdway IPA

Wealdway IPA - 4.5%

Wealdway IPA

Iron Pier

4.5% abv

Brewed using Columbus and Chinook hops, resulting in a piney, citrus and floral aroma.

Old Dairy - Uber Brew

Uber Brew - 3.8%

Uber Brew

Old Dairy

3.8% abv

A 3.8% beer bursting with hops, extremely clean-drinking Hoppy Pale Ale with a strong floral aroma. Full-bodied and full-flavoured yet gentle enough to make it a stunning session beer. Citra, Chinook and Equinox hops.

Old Dairy - Blue Top

Blue Top - 4.8%

Blue Top

Old Dairy

4.8% abv

Inspired by the famous India Pale Ales brewed in the 18th century, Blue Top delivers a satisfying bitterness smoothly balanced with caramel flavours from the Crystal and Maris Otter malts, finished with a refreshing hint of citrus from East Kent Golding, Challenger and Fuggle hops.

Wantsum - Golgotha

Golgotha - 5.5%



5.5% abv

A rich, deep and broad malt base gives this stout a very long smooth finish. Hops are prominent on the nose with blackcurrant, liquorice and cedar.

Coming Soon

Bexley - Golden Acre

Golden Acre - 4%

Golden Acre


4% abv

Our golden ale, named after the small green next to St Johns Church in Bexley Village. A single malt golden ale made from Maris Otter barley and combined with US and Australian bittering hops to produce a refreshing ale with a zesty citrus flavour.

Musket - Flintlock

Flintlock - 4.2%



4.2% abv

A stunning best bitter which evokes a taste of an old English woodland, with shafts of dappled sunlight striking through green cedar trees. Flintlock will ignite your tastebuds with its spicy orange undertones and just a hint of marmalade.

Kent - Kent Golding Bitter

Kent Golding Bitter - 4.1%

Kent Golding Bitter


4.1% abv

A full-on dose of Golding and Fuggles hops for a taste of historic Kent.

Constellation - Aquila

Aquila - 4.6%



4.6% abv

A golden ale with dry floral flavours that combine perfectly to make this a real thirst quencher.

Angels & Demons - Mysterious Brew

Mysterious Brew - 5.1%

Mysterious Brew

Angels & Demons

5.1% abv

Awaiting tasting notes from brewery.

Angels & Demons - Goldilocks is Dead

Goldilocks is Dead - 5.3%

Goldilocks is Dead

Angels & Demons

5.3% abv

This incredibly silk, unctuous fusion of citrusy, oaty loveliness is an absolute explosion of flavour married with a huge hoppy aroma, all nestled within glorious depth of character and super smooth mouthfeel.

McCanns - Folkestone Best

Folkestone Best - 4%

Folkestone Best


4% abv

A very sessionable English Bitter, brewed with locally grown Kent hops and English malts.

Old Dairy - Jubilee

Jubilee - 4%


Old Dairy

4% abv

A crisp, light and hoppy beer with malty biscuit tones. A very limited edition ‘Light and Bitter’ created in celebration of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee by blending a best bitter with a specially brewed light ale. Traditionally this would have been served as a half pint of bitter and a half pint of light ale to be mixed by the customer but we have done the mixing for you!

Musket - Trigger

Trigger - 3.6%



3.6% abv

An easy drinking, hoppy, Pale Ale that can magically transport you to rolling Hop Gardens, where wild flowers are in abundance and bees are pollinating the blackcurrant bushes. Evokes childhood memories of bygone summers!

Bexley - May Place

May Place - 4.1%

May Place


4.1% abv

The 1st in our Four Seasons range. A light amber pale ale, packed with the aroma of melon and apricot. Fresh tasting, just like Spring.

Musket - Gracious

Gracious - 5.3%



5.3% abv

Awaiting tasting notes from brewery.

Bexley - Redhouse

Redhouse - 4.2%



4.2% abv

A ruby bitter combining Crystal malts with English Goldings hops for a richer flavour. This ale has a very clean finish and late-hop bitterness.

Musket - Fife & Drum

Fife & Drum - 3.8%

Fife & Drum


3.8% abv

A Golden Ale which produces tantalising tastes and aromas of spice, honey, marmalade, floral and the merest hint of wild blackcurrant growing in the hedgerows of Kent. An ale which is akin to taking a refreshing stroll in the garden of England.

Angels & Demons - Bombay Social

Bombay Social - 3.8%

Bombay Social

Angels & Demons

3.8% abv

This Social Session IPA is an absolute must for summer days, autumn haze, spring and winter, without malaise. Light in character with huge hop loveliness and a perfect cutting tool for hot curries and spicy mains.

Bexley - Bursted

Bursted - 3.8%



3.8% abv

A dark amber biscuity bitter and full of malty flavour, it also makes a great bitter shandy! Brewed during the 1st Lockdown of 2020. It had started life as a popular Howbury brew and after a tweak with the abv to make it a session strength – it was born!

Kent - Platinum

Platinum - 5.2%



5.2% abv

A light and fruity pale beer that celebrates the Jubilee with the best new UK hops.

Angels & Demons - I Spy Dragonfly

I Spy Dragonfly - 5%

I Spy Dragonfly

Angels & Demons

5% abv

Paler than Ed Sheeran’s face! Fresher than the first drop of dew in Spring. This quenching tropical and citrus hits with a lingering pineapple finish.

Four Candles - Fuggles Bitter

Fuggles Bitter - 4.2%

Fuggles Bitter

Four Candles

4.2% abv

A traditional English bitter brewed with Fuggles hops.


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The Handsome Sam is in the Canterbury, Herne Bay & Whitstable CAMRA branch area.