Hair of the Dog, Minster

Hair of the Dog is a micropub in a former hairdressers in the lovely village of Minster, about 5 miles inland from Ramsgate.

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On the day that I visited, the landlord, Gary, was not present because he was organising the pubs float in the Minster Flower Parade. It’s great how micropubs get so involved in community events!

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The pub itself is small and true to the micropub ethos. There’s a small bar, but ales are served from a cool room behind, although this is not visible to customers.   There are generally 3 cask ales on offer, plus a selection of ciders, wines and bar snacks.

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I had a pint of Hobgoblin, the first time I had seen this particular ale in cask rather than bottle.  (Maybe I’ve just led a sheltered life!)

The pub is furnished with regular height wooden tables, a small one on the left, with padded bench seating around the wall. The right half of the pub is dominated by a large wooden table which about 10 people could sit around.

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Dogs appeared to be welcome.  All in all, this was a great pub to visit.

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