The Handsome Sam
Whitstable, CT5 4HJ

The Handsome Sam
Whitstable, CT5 4HJ

Cask Beers Available

Cask Beers Available

Westerham - Spirit of Kent

Spirit of Kent - 4%

Spirit of Kent


4% abv

This pale ale is hopped with 9 different types of Kent bred and Kent grown hops in a total of 9 separate additions. Most of the hops are picked and dried at the National Trust's only hop garden in Lamberhurst, Kent by Ian Strang. Ian is one a dwindling number of noble hop growers left in Kent.

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.

Tonbridge - American Pale

American Pale - 5%

American Pale


5% abv

Full bodied rich malty American pale ale brewed with four American hops providing a distinct refreshing citrus finish.

Ciders & Perries Available

Biddenden - Dry Cider

Dry Cider - 8%

Dry Cider


8% abv

Dry, wine style cider made from Kent grown culinary and dessert apples. Our famous Strong Kentish cider is still and smooth with a refreshing apple taste. Created using the traditional Barnes' family recipe, all Biddenden's ciders are produced from a blend of farm-pressed, quality Kentish culinary and dessert apples.

Biddenden - Kentish Kiss

Kentish Kiss - 5%

Kentish Kiss


5% abv

A medium still cider bursting with flavour to give a refreshing appley experience. Created from apples with an aesthetically pleasing golden yellow skin with a slight red blush and rosy coloured flesh, giving a Provence rosé colour.

Biddenden - Bushels

Bushels - 6%



6% abv

A medium-dry still cider produced using a blend of Kentish culinary and dessert apples.

Coming Soon

Tonbridge - Blonde Ambition

Blonde Ambition - 4.2%

Blonde Ambition


4.2% abv

Crisp, clean tasting blonde beer with a refreshing bitterness to quench a thirst any time of year. Fully flavoured with a combination of spicy and citrus notes from generous amounts of Kent grown "Challenger" and "First Gold" hops. This beer packs a real taste punch and is very hoppy, maybe not for those that like their Ale on the milder side.

Long Man - Number Eight

Number Eight - 4.4%

Number Eight

Long Man

4.4% abv

This winning pale ale has been created to celebrate the two great national institutions of Rugby and Real Ale. Full bodied, smooth and malty with a crisp bitterness and fruity aroma from Bramling Cross and East Kent Goldings.

Kent - Beyond the Pale

Beyond the Pale - 5.4%

Beyond the Pale


5.4% abv

A full-flavoured golden pale ale with a powerful punch of US and NZ hops!

Musket - Ball Puller

Ball Puller - 4%

Ball Puller


4% abv

The epitome of a premier Kentish Bitter. Admire its captivating colour, before the aroma of finest hops entices you to savour the smoothness and lingering after taste, leaving you wanting more of this most excellent beer!

Anarchy - Cult Leader

Cult Leader - 5.5%

Cult Leader


5.5% abv

A modern single hop pale ale made from the incredible versatile Mosaic variety from YCH HOPS. Aroma: Blueberry, tangerine, papaya, rose, blossoms, grass and bubble gum.

Also Available


Wantsum Golgotha 5.5%



Biddenden Kentish Kiss



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