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The Nags Head (Freehouse)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Otter - AmberExcellent1
Otter - AleExcellent2
Otter - BitterExcellent2
Otter - Otter Pale Ale (OPA)Good1
Clearwater - Devon DarterGood1
Otter - AleGood1
Otter - AleGood5
Isle of Purbeck - BestAcceptable1
Branscombe Vale - Drayman's Best BitterNot Tried0
Art Brew - BrutNot Tried0
Isle of Purbeck - Fossil FuelNot Tried0
Lyme Regis - CobbNot Tried0
Otter - HeadNot Tried0
Red Rock - CapstanNot Tried0
Sharp's - SpecialNot Tried0
Wadworth - Bishop's TippleNot Tried0
Yeovil - RubyNot Tried0
Sharp's - Doom BarNot Tried0
Picture 1. The Nags Head, Lyme Regis, Dorset
Picture 2. The Nags Head, Lyme Regis, Dorset

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30 Jul 2017 (Andrew)
Sunday at the Nags. Pretty standard stuff. Lots of people, lots of beer. I really like this pub.
Otter - Ale4.50Excellent
Otter - Otter Pale Ale (OPA)4.90GoodGood Otter malt with more jazzy hops than usual.
Otter - Bitter3.60Not TriedSark Lark
Otter - Head5.80Not Tried
31 Jul 2016 (Andrew)
Sunday at the Nags. Sat on the patio overlooking the coast. Very nice.
Otter - Ale4.30Good
Otter - Bitter3.60Not TriedBadged as Sark Lark
02 Aug 2015 (Andrew)
Tradition says Sunday lunchtime is the Nag's Head. Same as always - that is, excellent.
Otter - Ale4.50ExcellentExcellent Otter.
Clearwater - Devon Darter4.50GoodLucy said her boss brews this. Crisp light bitter.
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Otter - Bitter3.60Not Tried
27 Jul 2014 (Andrew)
It's Sunday, it's the Nag's Head. The Grand Prix was on so it was busy in the side bar. We sat on the balcony withthe extended family and I drank Otter Ale and played pool.
Otter - Ale4.50ExcellentQuality Otter Ale. I had 3 pints.
Otter - Bitter3.60Not TriedBadged as Sark Lark
Wadworth - Bishop's Tipple5.00Not Tried
Yeovil - Ruby4.50Not Tried
11 Aug 2013 (Andrew)
Traditionally we all come here on the first Sunday of the holiday. Suits me. Not feeling 100% but it's nothing a pint won't cure.
Otter - Ale4.50GoodA Sunday staple.
Sharp's - Special5.00Not Tried
Otter - Bitter3.60Not TriedBadged as Sark Lark
10 Jun 2012 (Andrew)
Traditional meet up in the Nags. Raining out so we all sat inside. Hectic.
Otter - Ale4.50GoodFruity
Otter - Bitter3.60Not TriedBadged as Sark Lark
Otter - Head5.80Not Tried
Red Rock - Capstan5.80Not Tried
05 Jun 2011 (Andrew)
The whole clan turned up for a late morning pint. We sat on the balcony with views across Lyme Bay towards Golden Cap.
Otter - Amber4.00ExcellentOrangey flavoured, creamy bitter. Really very drinkable.
Isle of Purbeck - Best3.60AcceptableGood condition but a lack lustre 1970's style best bitter.
Otter - Bitter3.60Not Triedbadged as Sark Lark
Otter - Ale4.50Not Tried
10 Jun 2010 (Andrew)
Had a few frames of pool with Chris whilst dogs roamed by.
Otter - Ale4.50GoodFruity malty ale.
Otter - Bitter3.60Not TriedBadged as Sark Lark
Isle of Purbeck - Fossil Fuel3.80Not Tried
Lyme Regis - Cobb3.90Not Tried
07 Jun 2010 (Andrew)
About 12 of us sat out in the garden and enjoyed the Sunday sun. The only other bloke in my party was 2. I kept my head down and drank my pint.
Otter - Bitter3.60ExcellentBadged as Sark Lark. Excellent condition. Fresh, light citrus and slightly smoky finish.
Otter - Bitter3.60Not Tried
Isle of Purbeck - Fossil Fuel3.80Not Tried
Lyme Regis - Cobb3.90Not Tried
14 Jun 2009 (Andrew)
As always, when in Lyme on a Sunday, meet-up in the Nags Head. We sat outside on the balcony and let the wandering dogs entertain Isabel. Eventually everyone turned up and pints were drunk.
Otter - Bitter3.60GoodBadged as Sark Lark. Light brown bitter. Light resins; slightly malty session bitter
Otter - Ale4.50GoodDark brown bitter. Wood resins. Good beer.
Branscombe Vale - Drayman's Best Bitter4.20Not Tried
Art Brew - Brut4.40Not Tried

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About The Nags Head

The pub sign. The Nags Head, Lyme Regis, Dorset

Summary of Beer Scores



The pub is found in Lyme Regis, Dorset, DT7 3HS.

A split level pub with a lot of standing space. The lower level has a pool table whilst the upper level has seating. There is a large garden at the rear with a terrace that has good views of the cliffs and sea.

We have visited this pub 14 times, seen 20 different beers and tried 9 of them.

Map location

Postcode: DT7 3HS